This folder contains material pertaining to the suit brought by cartoonist Richard F. Outcault against the Edison Manufacturing Co. and Percival Waters of the Kinetograph Co. in the U.S. Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York. The case was initiated in April 1904 and involved the alleged infringement of Outcault's copyright for his Buster Brown cartoon. The selected items include an Outcault cartoon and a description of a motion picture based on the cartoon, along with the bill of complaint and affidavits by Waters and Edwin S. Porter. Among the items not selected are the defendants' demurrer to the bill of complaint, the motion for dismissal, letters and memoranda pertaining to the progress of litigation, and documents that duplicate information in selected material.