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    • 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...
    • Difference in their past records

    • Political cartoons; Sick persons; Knives; Rifles; Farmhouses; Families;
    • Cartoon panels both labeled 1933. The first shows man labeled Fred Aandahl with large knife in hand (with text '9% interest') beside a patient labeled 'Mortgaged Farmer,' with operating room doors in distance labeled 'N.Dak. Senate.' Words spoken...
    • By the Dawn's early light

    • Political cartoons; Magazine covers; Periodical illustrations; Farmers; Democracy; Flags; Birds; Democracy; Crows; Politicians;
    • Farmer spreading 'democracy' seed in field from bag labeled 'Liberty seed', with a crow on ground labeled 'Old Gang.' The sky is rendered as the U.S. flag.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Another April Joke, the Best of All

    • Politicians; Gravedigging; Graves; Farmers;
    • Main image of man, representing the Nonpartisan League, walking over an open grave with text bubble "I'll show 'em that I'm a pretty lively corpse!". Partial view of man fallen into grave with text bubble "Good night, we dug our own political...
    • 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...
    • New Wine in Old Bottles

    • Political cartoons; Periodical illustrations; Politicians; Lawyers; Farmers; Pails; Cobwebs;
    • Man holding bucket labeled 'Nonpartisan League Principles', pouring 'principles' into jars labeled 'Old Gang Politician' and 'Crooked Corporation Lawyer.' The jars have cobwebs around them. The text bubble of the man, representing farmer Hiram...
    • How the Politician is Answered by League Members

    • Politicians; Political cartoons; Periodical illustrations; Post offices; General stores; Petitions; Political elections;
    • Man in suit and top hat, labeled 'politician' holding candiate petition with text bubble "Hello, boys, you know I'm a good fellow, sign my petition as a candiate for office?" Man next to him responds "NO, we are NOT going to sign your petition we...
    • Ground Hog Day in North Dakota 1916

    • Politicians; Shadows; Sun; Trees; Farmers; Fences;
    • Man on knees, labeled 'Politician,' surprised seeing his shadow on ground, caused by a bright sun with smiling face in the sky labeled 'N.Dak. Farmer' and 'Nonpartisan Leader.' Tree with hole at base on left and wood fence also in image.
    • Speaking of Steam Rollers

    • Road rollers; Farmers; Political cartoons; Periodical illustrations;
    • Man operated steam roller labeled 'Non Partisan League' with text bubble "Now GIT, durn ye, who started this steam roller business anyhow?", chasing a sweating Big Biz on smaller steam roller, labeled 'Old Gang Machine.' His text bubble reads "I...
    • Nonpartisan spring tonic

    • Political cartoons; Magazine covers; Periodical illustrations; Medicine; Spoons; Tables; Chairs; Farmers; Bottles;
    • Man seated in chair forcing young man, labeled 'Opposition to Progress,' to take spoon of medicine. Text bubble above man reads "There's no use kicking, you'll have to take it and it's a good thing for your constitution!" On table is bottle labeled...
    • Nonpartisan Spring Tonic

    • Political cartoons; Magazine covers; Periodical illustrations; Medicine; Spoons; Tables; Chairs; Farmers; Bottles;
    • Man seated in chair forcing young man, labeled 'Opposition to Progress,' to take spoon of medicine. Text bubble above man reads "There's no use kicking, you'll have to take it and it's a good thing for your constitution!" On table is bottle labeled...
    • Nonpartisan seed book

    • Political cartoons; Magazine covers; Periodical illustrations; Seed trade; Chairs; Farmers; Business people; Politicians;
    • Man seated on chair holding open seed book with text: "Nonpartisan Seed Book, How to raise good laws and candidates. Other seed books on floor, one labeled 'Old Gang Seed Book' and another 'Big Biz Seed Catalog.'
    • 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...
    • 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?"
    • 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,"...
    • 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.'
    • 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.'
    • 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...
    • Seven ages of pants

    • Political cartoons; Trousers; Politicians; Business people; Dogs; Farmers;
    • Montage of various images featuring pants, including the seven stages of: 'Baby-age, Bloomer-age, Short Pantage, First Long Pants, Sport-age, Hustle-age, Success-age.' Feature cartoon features 'Big Biz' with 'money pants' and Gang Politician...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • Getting Ready To Carry The State

    • Political cartoons; Periodical illustrations; Railroads; Voting; Political elections; Chambers of commerce;
    • Seven men gathered around table with Alexander McKenzie on one side with text bubble "Well, boys, how many votes can you deliver?". Men on other side of table with labels and text bubbles: Contractor - 'I'll get 5000'; Chamber of Commerce - 'I'll...
    • 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!"...
    • 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,...
    • "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.'
    • 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.
    • Farmers carrying out their program in first League state

    • Reading; Newspapers; Stoves; Fathers; Families; Membership certificates; Dogs; Political cartoons; Magazine covers; Periodical illustrations; Coal;
    • Woman drying dish, asked man seated in rocking chair by stove, 'What have the North Dakota farmers done now, pa?' His reply is, 'By thunder, the legislature's making the state safe for democracy!' On wall hand a membership certificate in the...
    • 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.

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