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    • Use the Ladder!

    • Apple trees; Ladders; Farmers; Prosperity; Political participation; Political organizations; Political cartoons; Periodical illustrations;
    • Man, labeled 'Unorganized farmer,' lying on ground under apple tree waiting for apples to fall in hat in his lap from apple tree labeled 'Prosperity.' Nearby is ladder with label 'Nonpartisan League.'
    • Auctioneer- Selling Out the Farmer

    • Auctioneers; Auctions; Legislators; Corruption; Farmers; Business people;
    • Man, labeled 'corrupt legislator, standing in wagon holding legislative bill with text bubble "Here is a piece of legislation, valuable to the farmer but detrimental to you gentlemen! What am I offered for it?" and "5-6, 5-6, 5-6, 5-6, 5-6 Who'll...
    • Why You Must Help

    • Bankers; Business people; Railroad employees; Farmers; Signs (Notices); Crows; Farmers' groups; Agriculture;
    • Two large men, dressed as farmers, labeled 'Railroads' and 'Big Biz Banker' walking with two small men in hand, labeled 'Subsidized farm journals,' and fake farm leader.' One of the smaller men saying, "Don't our uncles look like real farmers,...
    • How John Burke Made the Big Interests Come Across

    • Bankers; Grain industry; Farmers; Money; Political cartoons; Periodical illustrations; Political campaigns;
    • John Burke, U.S. Treasurer, speaking to two other men representing 'Minneapolis banker' holding a bag labeled 'U.S. Gov. money for farmer', and 'Grain combine', with text bubble of Burke "Trot out that money, that is for the farmer". Grain combine...
    • Welding the Links Together

    • Blacksmithing; Chains; Political cartoons; Periodical illustrations; Anvils; Cooperation;
    • Man, likely representing the farmers of the Nonpartisan League, forging chain links (labeled for states in the region) together. Label attached to the chain reads 'Nonpartisan League.'
    • Your move, Big Biz is a poor loser

    • Checkers; Game boards; Board games; Political cartoons; Periodical illustrations; Farmers; Perspiration; Voting;
    • Man, labeled 'N.Dak. Farmer', smiling and looking over checker board at man perspiring, labeled Big Biz. Over checkers by farmer won from Big Biz is label 'Labor & Local Businessmen's Votes.'
    • Corn

    • Corn; Farmers; Sun; Turkeys; Kissing; Smoking; Humorous pictures; Periodical illustrations;
    • Humorous look at uses of corn and the word corn. Cartoon shows person with head as ear of corn with text "The Corn-belt is moving Up, (North) and text bubble "Guess they're goin' north with me." He is holding 'Missouri Meerschaum' corn pipe; also...
    • What the People Expect

    • Democracy; Militarism; Earth; Soldiers; Political cartoons; Periodical illustrations;
    • Woman, labeled 'Democracy' atop Earth having kicked soldier, labeled 'Militarism', who is falling down in sky, along with weapons and helmets.
    • Farmers' enemy 'Dissension' rejected by farmers

    • Farmers; Devil; Dissenters; Signs (Notices); Rocks; Political cartoons; Periodical illustrations; Magazine covers;
    • Man, likely representing farmers, climbing rocks with hand extended backward rejecting the portrayal of the devil, labeled as 'Farmers' Enemy' whose arm is extended downward towards 'dissension' for which there is a sign on the rocks.
    • Vision and the Realization

    • Farmers; Legislation; Cornerstones; Factories; Laws; Economic policy;
    • North Dakota farmer holding 'Laws, plans for economic democracy' beside cornerstone with 'North Dakota 1919' carved on front. Inset is image from the March 15, 1917 issue of the Nonpartisan Leader showing farmer of '1917' looking in distance at...
    • Murder At Midnight

    • Farmers; Legislators; Night; Capitols; Political cartoons; Legislation; Grain elevators;
    • North Dakota capitol at night with 'Farmer legislation' lying on front steps in pool of blood. Man, labeled 'Old Gang,' with dagger in hand, running away from scene with text bubble "I'll blame this murder onto the Rube legislator.' Other man,...
    • Breaking Some New Ground

    • Farmers; Plowing; Plows; Rocks; Tree stumps; Political cartoons; Politicians;
    • Man, representing the North Dakota farmer, is guiding 'Nonpartisan League Plow' drawn by horse, with shadow of Abraham Lincoln behind him also with hands on plow. Being plowed up are rocks and tree stumps representing 'Gang politics,' 'Corrupt...
    • Farmer Gulliver, He's Waking Up at Last

    • Farmers; Political cartoons; Periodical illustrations; Bankers; Politicians; Grain industry; Chambers of commerce; Press; Lawyers;
    • 'Farmer Gulliver' rising up on ground surrounded by little men, some flung into the air, each representing antagonists of farmers, including Professional politicians, Office seekers, Middle man, Usurious bankers, Wheat gambler, Packing trust, Land...
    • Hands Off!

    • Farmers; Political cartoons; Periodical illustrations; Business people; Diamonds; Rings; Hands;
    • Hand, labeled 'N.Dak. farmers strength combined', holding hand of 'Big (Biz) Five', preventing it from reaching down on man labeled 'Farmer.' Big Biz' fingers are labeled: Railroads, Money Trust, Grain Combine, Implement Trust, Packing Trust.
    • Pests

    • Farmers; Politicians; Business people; Newspaper industry;
    • Farmer, holding hoe, with hat rising in air confonting huge dandelion with flower heads symbolizing 'Politician,' 'Big Biz,' and 'Kept Press.' In distance is a woman coming out of house with a hatchet and sword in her hands.
    • Good Old Days are Gone

    • Farmers; Politicians; Luggage; Political cartoons; Periodical illustrations;
    • Man, labeled 'N.Dak. Farmer' holding grip with 'Nonpartisan League more than 30,000 votes' written on side, indicating with his hand 'no' to man, labeled 'Old Gang Politician' asking, "Carry your grip, Sir?"
    • Getting a Mouthful

    • Farmers; Politicians; Progressivism (United States politics); Legislation;
    • Man, representing farmer, shoving 'progressive legislation' bill down throat of 'The Old Gang' lying on ground with image of U.S. Capitol in background.
    • "Sedan-Chair" System

    • Farmers; Sedan chairs; Laborers;
    • Two men, labeled 'Farmer' and 'Labor', carrying sedan chair, labeled 'Old fashioned system,' full of nine men, some of whom are saying, 'Produce more!', 'The worker is slacking on the job!,' and 'Work harder.'
    • Interrupting the Lesson

    • Fathers; Families; Books; Political cartoons; Periodical illustrations; Farmers; Black eyes;
    • Little boy, labeled 'Subsidized Press', points to his father's black eye (father labeled 'Intrenched Special Privilege') asking him, "But Papa who gave you that awful black eye?" Father is holding a book titled "How to Get the Best of the Farmer"...
    • New Threshing Machine at Work

    • Legislative bodies; Farmers; Agricultural laborers; Threshing; Threshing machines; Legislation; Political cartoons; Periodical illustrations; Pitchforks;
    • Threshing scene with the threshing machine representing the legislature 'driven by 50,000 farmers' power'. Tow workers with pitchforks loading bills onto conveyor belt into threshing machine, with text bubbles: "This is a big 'shock' for Big Biz!"...
    • Frazier Summer Fallows

    • Plowing; Horses; Farmers; Politicians; Business people; Press; Fertilizers;
    • Farmer, representing Lynn Frazier, plowing under weeds representing 'Big Biz,' ' Politicians,' 'Press,' 'Lies,' and 'Mud.' Text bubble of Frazier is "I'll plow these weeds under, they make good fertilizer!" Horses labeled 'Farmer Vote' and 'Labor...
    • Some New Ground Being Broken This Spring

    • Plows; Plowing; Horses; Farmers; Political organizations;
    • Man (N.D. farmer) with plow being drawn by two horses (Nonpartisan League), plowing the state of North Dakota with other men labeled as other region states looking on. Text for men representing states includes: "We would like some plowing out in...
    • Rainmakers in North Dakota

    • Political campaigns; Crowds; Governors; Public speaking; Rain; Clouds;
    • Two cartoons, 'Before Election' shows R. A. Nestos, candidate for N.D. governor, speaking to crowd saying 'If you elect me governor, millions of dollars will pour into the State of North Dakota.' with storm clouds in sky with dollar signs, and by...
    • Spirit of the American Farmer

    • Political cartoons; Farmers; Agricultural laborers; Magazine covers; Periodical illustrations; Banners; Windows;
    • Two men shaking hands in front of house window with serviceman banner with single blue star. One man labeled 'Farmer' and pointing at banner in window, and the other labeled 'Hired Man.'
    • His new Easter bonnet!

    • Political cartoons; Farmers; Magazine covers; Periodical illustrations; Mirrors; Hats; Boxes;
    • Man, wearing hat, looking in mirror with open hat box on dresser. Box labeled: "From Nonpartisan Hat Shop, Easter Bonnets. To: N.W. Farmer, Northwest, U.S.A." On top corners of mirror are hats labeled 'Party Hat' and 'Old Gang.'
    • Gleaners in North Dakota

    • Political cartoons; Harvesting; Politicians; Swine; Chickens; Voting; Fences; Periodical illustrations; Horses;
    • Using political comparisons the cartoon demonstrates various methods of farmers harvesting grain while keeping predators at bay.
    • Get up, Vote Today, Your Opportunity

    • Political cartoons; Magazine covers; Periodical illustrations; Alarm clocks; Beds; Roosters; Windows; Waking; Farmers; Voting;
    • Man waking up in bed with the 'Nov. 2' alarm clock ringing 'Get up, Vote today, Your opportunity.' Rooster near window saying "Wake up and go to the polls, Vote early", and a cow near barn says "Mooo00, Vote today." At foot of bed is man's shoes,...
    • Nonpartisan League ringing the People's Rights bell

    • Political cartoons; Magazine covers; Periodical illustrations; Bell towers; Bells; Farmers; Political elections;
    • Man, labeled 'Nonpartisan League,' ringing bell in tower, with cartoon bubble "I'll ring 'er hard, this one is guaranteed not to crack." Bell labeled 'The People's Rights.' Text on top: "Vote for Grace, Birdzell and Robinson for Supreme Court,"...
    • Nonpartisan League ringing the People's Rights bell

    • Political cartoons; Magazine covers; Periodical illustrations; Bell towers; Bells; Farmers; Political elections;
    • Man, labeled 'Nonpartisan League,' ringing bell in tower, with cartoon bubble "I'll ring 'er hard, this one is guaranteed not to crack." Bell labeled 'The People's Rights.' Text on top: "Vote for Grace, Birdzell and Robinson for Supreme Court,"...
    • Clean sweep in North Dakota

    • Political cartoons; Magazine covers; Periodical illustrations; Brooms & brushes; Sweeping & dusting; Farmers; Political elections;
    • Man with broom sweeping 'Crooks,' 'Goo Goo League,' 'Politicians,' "and 'Grafters' out of the state of North Dakota.
    • What are you going to do about it?

    • Political cartoons; Magazine covers; Periodical illustrations; Business people; Constitutions; Legislation; Question marks;
    • Man, portrayed as Big Biz, holding rope representing the North Dakota Senate that has House Bill 44 (The New Constitution) tied to a post. Large question mark above bill.
    • What are you going to do about it?

    • Political cartoons; Magazine covers; Periodical illustrations; Business people; Constitutions; Legislation; Question marks;
    • Man, portrayed as Big Biz, holding rope representing the North Dakota Senate that has House Bill 44 (The New Constitution) tied to a post. Large question mark above bill.
    • These fine old gang ruins for sale

    • Political cartoons; Magazine covers; Periodical illustrations; Business people; Ruins; Politicians; Political parties;
    • Sad politican seated on stump saying 'Gee, but it's lonesome here,' outside building in ruins with sign across entrance 'Closed', and sign in front 'These Fine Old Gang Ruins for Sale.' 'Old Line Party State Headquarters' sign above building...
    • Not what she ordered!

    • Political cartoons; Magazine covers; Periodical illustrations; Democracy; Hats; Boxes; Millinery; Women; Chairs;
    • Woman, portrayed as Democracy, holding woman's hat that has weapons and airplane part of design. Hat apparently from hat box labeled 'Versailles Millinery.'

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