(November 07) Today we’re celebrating . . .  Republican Elephant Day

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Republican Elephant Day
On this day in 1874, Thomas Nast used the elephant* to represent the Republican Party in a Harper’s Weekly satirical cartoon.

*The 1874 Nast cartoon featured the first notable appearance of the elephant as a symbol of the Republican party.

Note: Click on image to see Nast’s full original drawing.

Image credit: Wikipedia



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