Cartoons Featuring Louis D. Brandeis
Description of Cartoon #1
Cartoon spread featuring one large illustration and four smaller illustrations:
Cartoon #1, Small illustration #1
Two men, Counsels Rich and Buckland with arms outstretched in the same direction. A sack of money with the caption "Wanted $73.000.000" sits off to the right.
Caption: Eminent Counsel Disagree
Counsel Rich: “Let us talk finances and not this rate increase your honor”
Counsel Buckland: “Let us talk rate increases and not finances”
Cartoon #1, Large illustration
Two men, Counsels Rich and Prouty, battling in court in front of onlookers.
Caption (on the first man who is holding Mellen's statement):
Chief Counsel E. J. Rich attempting to get in a statement from Mellen
Caption (on the second man who is pointing at Counsel Rich):
Chairman Prouty would prefer to hear Mr. Mellen in person and not by letter
Cartoon #1, Small illustration #2
A man sits casually in the courtroom with audience behind him.
Caption: Chief Justice Parsons of New Hampshire in court for a railroad matinee
Cartoon #1, Small illustration #3
Justice Brandeis stands smiling with hands in pockets.
Caption: Mr. Brandeis asks a pertinent question of V. P. Horne
Cartoon #1, Small illustration #4
A man, Davis stands in court, shaking his fist at the judge and pointing to an open book. The audience looks on behind.
Caption: Rate expert Davis says they are working overtime on rates.
Davis: “We are still after the coal rates, sir.”
Description of Cartoon #2
Cartoon spread featuring one large illustration and 3 smaller illustrations:
Cartoon #2, Large illustration
Brandeis and Choate are standing, gesticulating and arguing before Ward Prouty and an amused audience in a courtroom-type setting. VP Buckland sits between Brandeis and Choate, holding his hand over his mouth as if to stifle a laugh, while Brown sits nearby, with his chin in his hand.
Caption: “Citizen” Brandeis doubted the “Citizenship” credentials of “Ex counsel” for the New Haven, Charles F. Choate
“Citizen” Choate: I appear, Mr. Commissioner as a citizen in the interests of the dear people “Citizen” Brandeis: “Citizen, eh - we shall see!”
Expert Brown: “?”
Crowd: “Tee Hee”
Cartoon #2, Small illustration #1
Citizen Brandeis, thumbs hooked into his vest, looks to Expert Brown. Brown is sweating profusely, and a caption points to his wilted collar. He is looking down at the sheaf of papers he holds, with “New Haven” written at the top. Numbers question marks appear to be emanating from Brown and floating away toward Brandeis.
Caption: Expert Brown finds “ventilating” the New Haven very hot work
Cartoon #2, Small illustration #2
Buckland and Choate, arms crossed over their chests, sit next to each other, looking unhappy, eyeing something out of scene. The audience looks on in the background.
Caption: When “Citizen” Brandeis has the floor.
Cartoon #2, Small illustration #3
A banker, overlooking a check for $1,152,000 which is flying through what appear to be holes blasted in the walls of a row of several banks, shouts, “Saved!”
Caption: Moving picture of famous million dollar check en route to dodge identity
Description of Cartoon #3
Cartoon spread featuring one large illustration and 4 smaller illustrations:
Cartoon #3, Large illustration
Mr. Brandeis, right thumb hooked into his vest, left hand pointing at Mr Robbins, whom he is cross examining in front of Commissioner Prouty. Mr. Robbins appears to be in a witness stand, Commissioner Prouty in an elevated judge’s seat, and an audience or jury in the background.Captions:
• Mister Brandeis cross examining
• N.H. General Counsel E.D. Robbins had considerable trouble with his memory of finances:
Mr Robbins: “I don't remember about that Mister Brandeis.”
Cartoon #3, Small illustration #1
Suited, bespectacled man stands, one hand in his pocket, looking at a sheaf of papers in his hand.
Caption: B&M Vice Pres. Hobbs gave a talk on bond issues.
Cartoon #3, Small illustration #2
A man’s head.
Caption: Smiling Vice Pres. Storrs of N. H. Trolleys.
Cartoon #3, Small illustration #3
A man’s head. Man is wearing oversized glasses.
Caption: Expert accountant Hill wore the “Fitz Headlights” on the stand.
Cartoon #3, Small illustration #4
Two smiling men, named as Bowman and Tomlinson, carrying briefcases and hats.
Caption: The New Haven auditor chiefs are the cheerful spot in the outfit.
|FORMAT||Still Image (Cartoon)|
|COLLECTION||Louis Dembitz Brandeis Collection|
|BOX, SERIES||154, VIII.I.a.1-10|
|RIGHTS||Copyright restrictions may apply. For permission to copy or use this image, contact the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University Library|