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  • Collection: Chanticleer Student Magazine (1923-1929)

Chanticleer magazine cover


1923-06

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Cover of the inaugural issue of the Chanticleer, a humor magazine established by Rutgers students in June 1923.

Cartoon: Hold that line

Harrison, Frederick M.
1929-11

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Cartoon printed in November 1929 in the Chanticleer, a humor magazine produced by Rutgers students. The image is a caricature of a black woman holding a laundry line that is blowing in the wind. The caption below the image reads: "Hold that line."…

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Cartoon: One yard to go!

Herdling, Frank K.
1929-11

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Cartoon printed in November 1929 in the Chanticleer, a humor magazine produced by Rutgers students. This was the football-themed issue of the magazine. The cartoon depicts a black figure holding a chicken in his hands and running toward a house. A…

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Cartoon: Ten cents for a good shine

Herdling, Frank K.
1929-02

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Cartoon printed in February 1929 in the Chanticleer, a humor magazine produced by Rutgers students. The image depicts a black minister praying over an open book; a dime flies toward an offering plate set in front of the minister. The caption below…

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Old Gold cigarettes advertisement featuring Eddie Cantor in blackface


1929-02

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Advertisement for Old Gold cigarettes printed in February 1929 in the Chanticleer, a humor magazine produced by Rutgers students. The advertisement features the comedian Eddie Cantor in blackface.

Cartoon: Racoon and Lil' Coon


1928-02

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Cartoon printed in February 1928 in the Chanticleer, a humor magazine produced by Rutgers students. The image depicts two figures, one large and one small, engaged in conversation; the caption below the image presents their dialog: "Racoon: 'You're a…

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Cartoon: The baby fell out the window?

Badeau, Carroll A.
1927-11

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Cartoon printed in November 1927 in the Chanticleer, a humor magazine produced by Rutgers students. The image depicts a black man talking on the telephone. The caption below the image reads: "The baby fell out the window?" "Well, he's a bouncing…

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Cartoon: The Original Cubans

Johnstone, Jack
1927-09

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Cartoon printed in September 1927 in the Chanticleer, a humor magazine produced by Rutgers students. The image is a caricature of two black faces and two dice. The caption below the image reads: "The Original Cubans." The author of the cartoon is…

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Cartoon and poem: Senior Blues

Johnstone, Jack
1927-06

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Cartoon and poem printed in June 1927 in the Chanticleer, a humor magazine produced by Rutgers students. The poem is titled "Senior Blues." The the image is a caricature of a black face. The cartoonist's signature identifies the author as Jack…

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Cartoon: Artistic term — two colors clash


1927-06

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Cartoon printed in June 1927 in the Chanticleer, a humor magazine produced by Rutgers students. The image depicts two characters engaged in a fight; one character has black skin and the other has a long queue hairstyle. The caption above the image…

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Cartoon: Fanny Foosle Demonstrates Black Bottom

Nelson, Ozzie
1927-03

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Cartoon printed in March 1927 in the Chanticleer, a humor magazine produced by Rutgers students. The cartoon consists of four images of a white woman demonstrating the Black Bottom dance, with instructions below each image. The title of the cartoon…

Cartoon: Thanks for the Boogy Ride

Amon, Frank S.
1927-02

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Cartoon printed in February 1927 in the Chanticleer, a humor magazine produced by Rutgers students. The image depicts two black characters carrying a litter or sedan chair; a mustached face peeks from behind the sedan curtain, and a female figure…

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Section header: Rooster Eggs

Amon, Frank S.
1926-11

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Drawing printed in November 1926 in the Chanticleer, a humor magazine produced by Rutgers students. The image depicts a black character holding an axe and dragging a rooster by the neck. This image served as the header for a recurring feature called…

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Cartoon: Puttin' on a Lot of Dog

Amon, Frank S.
1926-09

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Cartoon printed in September 1926 in the Chanticleer, a humor magazine produced by Rutgers students. The image depicts a black man putting on a shoe with his toes exposed through a large hole in his sock. The caption below the image reads: "PUTTIN'…

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Cartoon: Charleston and Black Bottom

Nelson, Ozzie
1926-09

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Cartoon printed in September 1926 in the Chanticleer, a humor magazine produced by Rutgers students. The image depicts two black characters who are supposed to be demonstrating two popular dances—Charleston and Black Bottom—as indicated by labels…

Cartoon: A Warning

Johnstone, Jack
1926-09

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Cartoon printed in September 1926 in the Chanticleer, a humor magazine produced by Rutgers students. Titled "A WARNING," the image depicts two black men carrying a casket adorned with flowers; one of the men appears to have a bottle sticking out of…

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Cartoon: Say, boy, can yo' speak animal talk?

Nelson, Ozzie
1926-09

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Cartoon printed in September 1926 in the Chanticleer, a humor magazine produced by Rutgers students. The image depicts two characters, labeled "Big Shot from Winchester" and "Indian Guide," and also a "Bird Dog" and a bird. The caption below the…

Cartoon: That makes me laugh


1926-04

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Cartoon printed in April 1926 in the Chanticleer, a humor magazine produced by Rutgers students. The cartoon depicts two black characters having a conversation. The caption below the image presents their dialog: "Say—'That makes me laugh.' Bo—'What?'…

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Cartoon: Othello

Nelson, Ozzie
1926-02

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Cartoon printed in February 1926 in the Chanticleer, a humor magazine produced by Rutgers students. The image depicts two black characters, one of whom is serenading the other with a string instrument. The serenading character is labeled "Othello."…

Cartoon: The Receiving Line


1926-02

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A 2-page spread in the February 1926 issue of the Chanticleer, a humor magazine produced by Rutgers students. The spread is titled "PROM-INENT PEOPLE" and depicts a number of characters in connection with the prom. The characters include Ye Deane,…

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Cartoon: A Frosted Chocolate

Schimmel, William B.
1926-02

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Cartoon printed in February 1926 in the Chanticleer, a humor magazine produced by Rutgers students. The image is a caricature of a black man covered in icicles. The caption below the image reads: "A FROSTED CHOCOLATE." The author of the cartoon is…

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Cartoon: Do you take this woman

Nelson, Ozzie
1924-12

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Cartoon printed in December 1924 in the Chanticleer, a humor magazine produced by Rutgers students. The image is a caricature of a black couple in wedding attire. The caption below in the image reads: "Do you take this Woman for your lawful wedded…

Cartoon: An Old-Fashioned Necking Party

Shaw, Frederick W.
1923-06

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Cartoon depicting a lynching printed in the inaugural issue of the Chanticleer, a humor magazine established by Rutgers students in 1923. The cartoon depicts a man's lifeless body hanging from a tree as three observers look on. The caption below the…