• Collection ID 1990.0834
  • Creator Names Fischetti, John R. art
  • Title John Fischetti cartoon collection [graphic].
  • Dates [ca. 1967-1980]
  • Physical description
    • ca. 288 drawings : ink drawing ; 15 x 19 in. or smaller.
    • ca. 285 photomechanical prints : proofs ; 15 x 19 in. or smaller.
    • ca. 80 photostats, positive : b&w ; 10 x 14 in. or smaller.
    • ca. 9 photostats, negative : b&w ; 10 x 14 in. or smaller.
  • Collection arrangement Organized by media, size, and date.
  • Collection summary Original cartoon drawings, proofs, and photostats by editorial cartoonist Fischetti who worked for the Chicago Sun-Times (in the 1970s) and also for the New York Herald Tribune and the Chicago Daily News. Topics include social issues, the Vietnam War, inflation, racism, foreign relations, and national and local politicians, such as Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley and U.S. presidents Lyndon Johnson, Nixon, Ford, and Carter and their policies.
  • Location of Other Archival Materials Note Related materials at Chicago History Museum, Research Center, include the John Fischetti collection of visual materials, which also contains cartoons (1988.0384), and the John R. Fischetti papers. Other repositories also hold Fischetti collections, including the Columbia College Chicago Library, which has digitized many visual items.
  • Finding Aids Note Inventory available online (1990-834).
  • Acquisition information Gift of Mrs. Karen Fischetti (1990.0834).
  • Names
    • Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
    • Daley, Richard J., 1902-1976.
    • Fischetti, John R.
    • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973.
    • Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994.
  • Subjects
    • Cartoonists Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Economic & social conditions United States. lctgm
    • International relations United States. lctgm
    • Mayors Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Politics & government United States. lctgm
    • Presidential elections United States. lctgm
    • Presidents United States. lctgm
    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
    • Presidents United States Election
  • Geographic coverage
    • United States Economic conditions
    • United States Foreign relations
    • United States Politics and government
  • Genre
    • Photostats. aat
    • Proofs. gmgpc
    • Cartoons. gmgpc
    • Ink drawings. gmgpc
    • Photomechanical prints. gmgpc
    • Tear sheets. gmgpc
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.
  • Finding aid URL Finding aid available online http://chsmedia.org/media/fa/fa/1990/834.htm