Herblock Gallery

Herblock Looks at Communism

  • Tell You What—If I Stand On Your Shoulders—,” 1951. Published in the Washington Post, January 22, 1951. Graphite, India ink, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (1) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-2694] © Herb Block Foundation
  • I’ll Make the Down Payment For You,” 1951. Published in the Washington Post, January 31, 1951. Graphite, India ink, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (2) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-2702] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Always Glad to Loan My Neighbor a Shovel,” 1951. Published in the Washington Post, February 2, 1951. Graphite, India ink, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (3) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-2720] © Herb Block Foundation
  • I Don't Think You Quite Got the Idea, Senator,” 1951. Published in the Washington Post, April 17, 1951. Graphite, ink brush, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (4) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-2759] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Formosa! Formosa! Formosa! 1951. Published in the Washington Post, April 26, 1951. Graphite, ink brush, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (5) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-2767] © Herb Block Foundation
  • I Can’t Stand to See You Suffer Like This,” 1951. Published in the Washington Post, April 30, 1951. Graphite, ink brush, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (6) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-2769] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Full-scale War with China, 1951. Published in the Washington Post, May 4, 1951. Graphite, ink brush, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (7) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-2773] © Herb Block Foundation
  • The Thinker, 1951. Published in the Washington Post, June 13, 1951. Graphite, ink brush, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (8) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-2800] © Herb Block Foundation
  • I Hear We Might Volunteer to Go Home,” 1951. Published in the Washington Post, July 10, 1951. Graphite, ink brush, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (9) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-2824] © Herb Block Foundation
  • You Know How Fast Money Goes These Days,” 1951. Published in the Washington Post, September 17, 1951. Graphite, ink brush, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (10) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-2878] © Herb Block Foundation

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Herblock Looks at 1961: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons

  • Put Out That Light—Do You Want to Blow Up the Place? 1961. Published in the Washington Post, August 23, 1961. Graphite, India ink, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (001.01.00) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-05418] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Out of the Bottle, 1961. Published in the Washington Post, September 1, 1961. Graphite, India ink, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (002.01.00) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-05425] © Herb Block Foundation
  • The Show is Over, 1961. Published in the Washington Post, September 3, 1961. Graphite, India ink, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (003.01.00) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-05426] © Herb Block Foundation
  • If You’re Serious About Wanting to Get Down,” 1961. Published in the Washington Post, September 26, 1961. Graphite, ink brush, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (004.01.00) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-05442] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Sleep, Baby, Sleep,” 1961. Published in the Washington Post, October 25, 1961. Graphite, ink brush, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (005.01.00) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-05464] © Herb Block Foundation
  • In A Word, Yes,” 1961. Published in the Washington Post, January 3, 1961. Graphite, ink brush, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (006.01.00) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-05257] © Herb Block Foundation
  • It Hardly Seems Possible,” 1961. Published in the Washington Post, March 19, 1961. Graphite, ink brush, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (007.01.00) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-05310] © Herb Block Foundation
  • April, 1961, 1961. Published in the Washington Post, April 13, 1961. Graphite, ink brush, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (008.01.00) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-05327] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Anti-Freedom Rider, 1961. Published in the Washington Post, June 16, 1961. Graphite, ink brush, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (009.01.00) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-05371] © Herb Block Foundation
  • If You Had Any Initiative, You’d Go Out and Inherit a Department Store,” 1961. Published in the Washington Post, December 12, 1961. Graphite, ink brush, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (010.01.00) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-05493] © Herb Block Foundation

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Herblock Looks at 1962: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons, Part I

  • You Really Think You Can Charm Those Birds?” 1962. Published in the Washington Post, January 9, 1962. Ink brush, graphite, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (001.02.00) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-5518] © Herb Block Foundation
  • After All, It Doesn’t Have to Be a One-Way Street,” 1962. Published in the Washington Post, February 15, 1962. Ink brush, graphite and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (002.02.00) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-5537] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Hello—ORwell 1984? 1962. Published in the Washington Post, April 1, 1962. Ink brush, graphite, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (003.02.00) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-5570] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Son, Let’s Not Be Too Dogmatic About This,” 1962. Published in the Washington Post, May 2, 1962. Ink brush, graphite, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (004.02.00) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-05592] © Herb Block Foundation
  • It Doesn’t Hold Him Down, But It Annoys Hell Out of Him,” 1962. Published in the Washington Post, June 14, 1962. Ink brush, graphite and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (005.02.00) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-5620] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Once More Unto the Brink, Once More,” 1962. Published in the Washington Post, October 9, 1962. Ink brush, graphite, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (006.02.00) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-05703] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Just a Few More Shots and Then We Can Go On the Wagon Again,” 1962. Published in the Washington Post, April 4, 1962. Ink brush, graphite and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (007.02.00) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-05571] © Herb Block Foundation
  • I May Still Have to Rely on Reckless Inaction,” 1962. Published in the Washington Post, October 25, 1962. Ink brush, graphite, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (008.02.00) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-05715] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Clock, Anyone? 1962. Published in the Washington Post, March 15, 1962. Ink brush, graphite, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (009.02.00) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-05558] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Tick—Tock—Tick—, 1962. Published in the Washington Post, October 28, 1962. Ink brush, graphite, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (010.02.00) [Digital ID # LC-DIG-hlb-05717] © Herb Block Foundation

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Herblock Looks at 1962: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons, Part II

  • [Flag with dollar sign flies above the United States flag at a steel factory]. Published in the Washington Post, April 12, 1962. Ink brush, graphite, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (001.03.00) [LC-DIG-hlb-05557] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Wait a Minute—That's Not What I Had in Mind.” Published in the Washington Post, January 19, 1962. Ink brush, graphite, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (002.03.00) [LC-DIG-hlb-05526] © Herb Block Foundation
  • It Looks Like a Real Free-For-All.” Published in the Washington Post, July 22, 1962. Ink brush, graphite, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (003.03.00) [LC-DIG-hlb-05646] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Leaving Religion to Private Initiative Is Un-American.” Published in the Washington Post, June 28, 1962. Ink brush and graphite over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (004.03.00) [LC-DIG-hlb-05631] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Other Foreign News. Published in the Washington Post, October 26, 1962. Ink brush, graphite, and opaque white with overlays over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (005.03.00) [LC-DIG-hlb-05716] © Herb Block Foundation
  • What Are You, Some Kind of a Fresh Air Nut? Published in the Washington Post, April 25, 1962. Ink brush, graphite, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (006.03.00) [LC-DIG-hlb-05587] © Herb Block Foundation
  • I Understand You Plan to Sit Out This Dilemma.” Published in the Washington Post, May 9, 1962. Ink brush, graphite, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (007.03.00) [LC-DIG-hlb-05597] © Herb Block Foundation
  • How Soon Do You Think We Can Get Away from Here and Still Come Back Next Year? Published in the Washington Post, July 25, 1962. Ink brush, graphite, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (008.03.00) [LC-DIG-hlb-05648] © Herb Block Foundation
  • I Said, You DO Have Your Hearing Aid Turned On, Sir, Don't You? Published in the Washington Post, October 12, 1962. Reprinted in 1976. Ink brush, graphite, and opaque white with overlay over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (009.03.00) [LC-DIG-hlb-05707] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Let 'Em Vote for Congressmen—Long As We Can Keep the Congressmen from Voting for Them.” Published in the Washington Post, December 19, 1962. Ink brush, graphite, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (010.03.00) [LC-DIG-hlb-05752] © Herb Block Foundation

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Herblock Looks at 1963: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons, Part I

  • Reminds Me of That Crazy Idea of Henry Ford’s That You Can Make More Selling at Lower Prices,” 1963. Published in the Washington Post, January 20, 1963. Graphite, ink brush, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (001.04.00) [LC-DIG-hlb-05773] © Herb Block Foundation
  • We Can’t Burden Our Children with Deficit Spending,” 1963. Published in the Washington Post, January 31, 1963. Ink brush, graphite, opaque white, and overlay over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (002.04.00) [LC-DIG-hlb-05781] © Herb Block Foundation
  • As I Was Saying, a Test Ban Agreement Might Have Resulted in a Fatal Gap,” 1963. Published in the Washington Post, August 14, 1963. Ink brush, graphite, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (003.04.00) [LC-DIG-hlb-05913] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Make Yourself Comfy in Our Little Lodge,” 1963. Published in the Washington Post, April 11, 1963. Graphite, ink brush, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (004.04.00) [LC-DIG-hlb-05829] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Who Said Anything about Driving out Castro? We’re Talking about Kennedy,” 1963. Published in the Washington Post, February 26, 1963. Graphite, ink brush, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (005.04.00) [LC-DIG-hlb-05799] © Herb Block Foundation
  • You Know What? A Lot of People Down Here Are Just Plain Prejudiced Against Us,” 1963. Published in the Washington Post, May 10, 1963. Ink brush, graphite, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (006.04.00) [LC-DIG-hlb-05851] © Herb Block Foundation
  • You Don’t Understand, Boy—You’re Supposed to Just Shuffle Along,” 1963. Published in the Washington Post, May 15, 1963. Ink brush, graphite, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (007.04.00) [LC-DIG-hlb-05854] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Message to Congress, 1963. Published in the Washington Post, June 21, 1963. Graphite, ink brush and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (008.04.00) [LC-DIG-hlb-05878] © Herb Block Foundation
  • In This Boat We’re All Integrated,” 1963. Published in the Washington Post, August 7, 1963. Graphite, ink brush, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (009.04.00) [LC-DIG-hlb-05908] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Conceived in Liberty and Dedicated to the Proposition That All Men are Created Equal. . . , 1963. Published in the Washington Post, August 27, 1963. Graphite, India ink, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (010.04.00) [LC-DIG-hlb-05922] © Herb Block Foundation

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Herblock Looks at 1963: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons, Part II

  • "Why Don't We Have the Thrifty Budgets of Ben Franklin's Day?" 1963. Published in the Washington Post, January 18, 1963. India ink, graphite and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (001.05.00) [Digital ID# LC-DIG-hlb-05772] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Bah! —You Haven't Been Trying To Make It Grow 1963. Published in the Washington Post, May 2, 1963. Graphite and India ink with overlay over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (002.05.00) [Digital ID# LC-DIG-hlb-05845] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Cold Line, 1963. Published in the Washington Post, July 11, 1963. Graphite and India ink with overlay over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (003.05.00) [Digital ID# LC-DIG-hlb-05890] © Herb Block Foundation
  • [Figure representing Diem-Nhu regime running away from Vietnam War fire] 1963. Published in the Washington Post, November 4, 1963. Graphite, India ink, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (004.05.00) [Digital ID# LC-DIG-hlb-05970] © Herb Block Foundation
  • After All, These Men Are Mortal—And Who Will I Be Dealing With After They're All Gone? 1963. Published in the Washington Post, June 28, 1963. Graphite, India ink, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (005.05.00) [Digital ID# LC-DIG-hlb-05883] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Sportsmen! Kids! Maniacs! 1963. Published in the Washington Post, November 27, 1963. Graphite, ink, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (006.05.00) [Digital ID# LC-DIG-hlb-05988] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Long Shadow, 1963. Published in the Washington Post, November 25, 1963. Graphite, India ink and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (007.05.00) [Digital ID# LC-DIG-hlb-5986] © Herb Block Foundation
  • I Still Can't Believe It,” 1963. Published in the Washington Post, November 24, 1963. Graphite and India ink with overlay over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (008.05.00) [Digital ID# LC-DIG-hlb-5985] © Herb Block Foundation
  • With A Good Conscience Our Only Sure Reward, with History the Final Judge of Our Deeds, Let Us Go Forth to Lead the Land We Love. . . ,” 1963. Published in the Washington Post, November 23, 1963. India ink, graphite and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (009.05.00) [Digital ID# LC-DIG-hlb-05984] © Herb Block Foundation
  • [Congressman at desk reading memo, “Let us continue,” L.B.J.] 1963. Published in the Washington Post, November 28, 1963. Graphite, India ink, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (010.05.00) [Digital ID# LC-DIG-hlb-05989] © Herb Block Foundation

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Herblock Looks at 1963: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons, Part II

  • Cigaret Box, 1964. Published in the Washington Post, January 14, 1964. Graphite, India ink, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (001.06.00)
    [LC-DIG-hlb-06016] © Herb Block Foundation
  • “Hey, Listen—For Just a Little More We Can Get a Real One,” 1964. Published in the Washington Post, February 21, 1964, as “Hey, Listen—For Just a Little Bit More We Can Get a Real One.” Reprinted in 1971. India ink, graphite, crayon, opaque white, and overlay over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (002.06.00)
    [LC-DIG-hlb-06044] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Darkness at High Noon, 1964. Published in the Washington Post, April 7, 1964. Graphite, India ink, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (003.06.00)
    [LC-DIG-hlb-06076] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Approaching Moment of Truth, 1964. Published in the Washington Post, May 22, 1964. Graphite, India ink, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (004.06.00)
    [LC-DIG-hlb-06108] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Great Debate, 1964. Published in the Washington Post, May 12, 1964. Graphite, India ink, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (005.06.00)
    [LC-DIG-hlb-06099] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Half Slave and Half Free, 1964. Published in the Washington Post, February 13, 1964. Graphite, India ink, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (006.06.00)
    [LC-DIG-hlb-06038] © Herb Block Foundation
  • “And, Over Here, the Enemy—People,” 1964. Published in the Washington Post, February 28, 1964. Graphite, India ink, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (007.06.00)
    [LC-DIG-hlb-06049] © Herb Block Foundation
  • “This Is the End of Anti-civilization As We’ve Known It,” 1964. Published in the Washington Post, May 26, 1964. Graphite and India ink over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (008.06.00)
    [LC-DIG-hlb-06228] © Herb Block Foundation
  • Handwriting on the Wall, 1964. Published in the Washington Post, May 31, 1964. India ink, graphite, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (009.06.00)
    [LC-DIG-hlb-06113] © Herb Block Foundation
  • “Safe!” 1964. Published in the Washington Post, June 21, 1964. India ink, graphite, crayon, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing. Herbert L. Block Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (010.06.00)
    [LC-DIG-hlb-06128] © Herb Block Foundation

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