Thomas Nast's 1872 illustration for Harper's features a caricature of Carl Schurz, a “carpetbagger.” Schurz was an anti-slavery northern Republican who moved to Missouri after the Civil War to run for national office.
|Creator||Nast, Thomas (Artist)|
|Regions||Central Louisiana, Greater New Orleans, Northeast Louisiana, Northwest Louisiana, Southeast Louisiana (Florida Parishes), Southwest Louisiana (Acadiana)|
|Time Periods||Reconstruction Period|
|Repository||Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division|
|Disclaimer||The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities believes this image to be in the public domain and knows of no restrictions on publication.|