49. Does Not a Meeting Like This, Etc.
Publishing Date: November 22, 1879
Published In: Harper's Weekly
People/person Targeted: Chinese-Americans, African-Americans
This cartoon makes reference to an 1869 drawing showing the meeting in the middle of the transcontinental railroad, whose caption reads: "Does not such a meeting make amends?" Here, the suggestion is that any rivalry between African-Americans and Chinese-Americans can be smoothed over now that they both have access to more of the country, where white laborers see them as a threat.