Cartoon: Do you take this woman

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Title

Cartoon: Do you take this woman

Creator

Description

Cartoon printed in December 1924 in the Chanticleer, a humor magazine produced by Rutgers students. The image is a caricature of a black couple in wedding attire. The caption below in the image reads:

"Do you take this Woman for your lawful wedded wife?"
He—"I takes nothin'. I'se been took."

The author of the cartoon is Ozzie Nelson (Oswald George Nelson), Rutgers class of 1927. Nelson became famous as the co-creator of the long-running radio and TV show The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. He was inducted into the Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni in 1989.

Date

1924-12

Language

English

Page

22

Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries

Citation

Nelson, Ozzie, “Cartoon: Do you take this woman,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed December 5, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/526.