1947-1970

Contents: Cartoon are grouped in folders according to type and arranged alphabetically by folder heading. In each folder, cartoons are arranged chronologically, with undated cartoons placed last.

Description: The bulk of the cartoons are from a collection of clippings kept during the Bobby Baker investigations, and many of these feature Senator Williams. In addition, there is a group of clippings on miscellaneous subjects of interest to Senator Williams. Most are expressions of protest against corruption and misuse of government funds; abuse of agricultural subsidies is a frequent topic.

In addition to the clippings, there are oversized cartoons, both originals and copies, from the collection of framed cartoons in Williams's office. Some of these are inscribed, and many feature Senator Williams. As with the clippings, most call attention to some aspect of waste or corruption in government. Large negative images of some of the cartoons are included in the series.