Caricature of a mammy figure from the Scarlet Letter yearbook

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Title

Caricature of a mammy figure from the Scarlet Letter yearbook

Description

Page 175 from the 1908 Scarlet Letter (Rutgers College yearbook), introducing the "Roasts" section and featuring a caricature of a mammy figure in the kitchen cooking roast. The cartoonist's signature indicates that this image was created by Warren Benson Dygert Jr., class of 1910.

Date

1908

Page

175

Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries

Archival collection

Rutgers University Yearbook Collection

Citation

Dygert, Warren Benson, Jr., “Caricature of a mammy figure from the Scarlet Letter yearbook,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed December 5, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/564.