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Uncle Sam Reflecting Upon Aid To San Francisco Following The 1906 Earthquake

Provocative image of Uncle Sam smoking a cigar and reflecting upon the $20,000,000 in aid contributed to San Francisco, following the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake.

The image reflects Uncle Sam assessing the opportunities for corruption in the aftermath of the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906

Judge was a weekly satirical magazine published in the United States from 1881 to 1947. It was launched by artists who had seceded from its rival Puck. The founders included cartoonist James Albert Wales, dime novels publisher Frank Tousey and author George H. Jessop.