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American Gold


Caption: "American Gold. United States--working for it. Ireland--waiting for it."

Source: Puck
Date: May 24, 1882
Artist: Frederick Burr Opper
An accompanying editorial applauded Irish men's and women's hard work in America but deplored "naturalized citizens who pretend to be Americans," supporting radical troublemakers in the "turbulent old home"--the box in the right-panel inset is labeled "agitation and disturbance fund."