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First Presbyterian Church

Chronicles of the Bell, A. D. 1848


Cartoon drawing of the controversy over the Rev. Michael Hummer and the Bell. The attached PDF contains the transcribed text of the cartoon's panels. The text document is likely from the 1940s, while the cartoon may have been contemporary to the bell controversy pf 1848.

George Yewell went on to become an artist, studying in New York and Paris. He was a member of the National Academy of Art.


Yewell, George, “Chronicles of the Bell, A. D. 1848,” Iowa City Public Library DHP, accessed December 1, 2023,