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Object Name Print, Photographic
Title "The Year Through Haynie's Eyes"
Catalog Number 2003.64.174
Creator Haynie, Hugh Smith
Maker Haynie, Hugh Smith
Date 01/01/1968
Material(s) paper
Dimensions H-25.25 W-19 inches
Description This cartoon print is a 1967 retrospective of Hugh Haynie cartoons titled "The Year Through Haynie's Eyes." There are 11 reprinted editorial cartoons. The top left bears newspaper information and a note about the section. The cartoons are- top right row 1: Vietnam cartoon with President Johnson hiding behind a tank; Row 2: left: Bertrand Russell as the White Rabbit from Alice in Wonderland; center: "Tight Rein" on state government featuring an elephant and a donkey reined together above the state seal; right: 8 panel cartoon featuring President Johnson as Snoopy talking about Vietnam; Row 3: left: French President DeGaulle's head with his nose spearing the US and Britain; left center: Civil Rights cartoon with one figure holding the other by the collar with a broken bottle in the other hand; right center: 2 children before a fireplace with John F.Kennedy's head above them in the smoke; right: Pegasus stuck in the "Open Housing Mess" with a Louisville tag around it's neck; 4th Row: left: elephant wearing a dress with political buttons from influential Republicans like Nixon, Romney and Reagan on it; center: President Johnson as Gulliver from Gulliver's Travels tied down by Vietnam; right: President Johnson as a US soldier.
Notes Hugh Smith Haynie was born February 6, 1927 in Reedville, VA. Haynie served in the US Coast Guard and following WWII attended the College of William and Mary. Following college, Haynie began his career as a cartoonist in Richmond, VA in 1953. Haynie then moved to Greensboro, NC and Atlanta, GA before he was hiried by Barry Bingham of the Louisville Courier-Journal in 1958. Haynie worked for the Courier-Journal until his retirement on October 1, 1995. Hugh Haynie passed away in 1999. An exhibit of his work was displayed at the Kentucky Historical Society from December 14, 2002-March 30, 2003. In many of his works, Haynie hid the name Lois in the drawing. Lois was Hugh Haynie's wife.
Collection Smith and Anne Haynie Collection
Event Vietnam War
People Kentucky Historical Society
Haynie, Hugh
Louisville Courier-Journal
Haynie, Hugh
Johnson, Lyndon B.
Kennedy, John F.
De Gaulle, Charles
Bertrand Russell
Subjects Cartoonists
Political cartoons
Editorial cartoons
Politics & government
Political issues
Search Terms Vietnam
Vietnam War
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Civil rights
Kentucky Politics
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS