"He instinctively can find the shining greatness of our American culture and does a good job of highlighting it (although he also does have those rare lapses when he writes about hockey, but that is something caused by impurities in the Eastern waters or something)." Erik Keilholtz
Under the patronage of St. Tammany
Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
Charles Dana Gibson's 19th-century drawings of the Democratic Tammany Tiger taking on the Republican elephant are included in a gallery of historic caricatures and cartoons from the Smithsonian Institution Libraries.
See also Otho Cushing's Homeric treatment of Theodore Roosevelt, The Teddyssey.
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An article examines the history of the Sons of St. Tammany, the early American patriotic society named for a mythic chief of the Delawares.
The Tammany Chief adorns the cover of this 1905 sheet music. Listen to the tune and sing along with the lyrics here.