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The White(?) Man's Burden

This cartoon, published in March of 1899 in Life magazine, depicts the figures of Uncle Sam, John Bull and Kaiser Wilhelm as three heavy burdens being borne on the backs of non-white people, who are stooped over under their weight.

"TAKE UP THE WHITE MAN'S BURDEN, AND HEAP HIS OLD REWARD"

Source | Wm. H. Walker, "The White(?) Man's Burden." Illustration, Life 33, March 16, 1899.
Creator | Wm. H. Walker
Item Type | Cartoon
Cite This document | Wm. H. Walker, “The White(?) Man's Burden,” HERB: Resources for Teachers, accessed December 19, 2018, https://herb.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/656.

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