Illustration shows Columbia sitting in a chair with the American flag across her lap, she is holding a star and has a pot of stars and sewing materials next to her; standing on the left are three male figures representing “New Mexico, Arizona, [and] Oklahoma”, they are “waiting for their stars” to be added to the flag. The U.S. Capitol building is in the background.
Caption: Columbia (to the three territories) Your stars shall be put on the flag just as soon as those politicians in Congress will let me.
This illustration was published on July 23, 1902.
|Document Type:||Political Cartoon|
|Historical Event:||Statehood (1912)|
|Sub Event:||US Government Role|
|Origin:||Library of Congress|
|Date:||July 23, 1902|
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