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Date of Original1920-11-15
CreatorBaer, John Miller, 1886-1970
Creator RoleArtist
DescriptionMan symbolizing the North Dakota farmer with heavy load of sacks on his back labeled 'Wheat, ' 'Corn, ' 'Wool, ' 'Hides, ' 'Farm products, ' and a head of cattle, with label on rope holding them together 'World's Food Supply.' Above farmer and his load behind wall is a law official labeled 'North Dakota Farmer Labor Administration' preventing other man labeled 'The Railroads' to add sack labeled 'Increased Rates' onto load on farmer's back.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectPolitics & Government
Subject (LCTGM)Political cartoons
Periodical illustrations
Railroad companies
Government officials
Food supply
Organization NameNational Nonpartisan League
LocationNorth Dakota
United States
Item NumberHD1485.N4 N66;
Format of OriginalDrawings
Dimensions of Original13 x 10 cm.
Publisher of OriginalNational Nonpartisan League
Place of PublicationMinneapolis (Minn.)
Transcription"Congressman John M. Baer in this cartoon pictures what has happened in North Dakota. Although railroad commissions in all other states have allowed the railroads to raise freight and passenger rates, the North Dakota administration has prevented increased rates from going into effect until the matter can be threshed out in the courts" - Caption with cartoon in Nonpartisan Leader, Nov. 15, 1920.
NotesCaption title.
Illus. in: Nonpartisan Leader, November 15, 1920, p. 6.
Bibliographic ReferencePrice, Theo. H. "Facts on Government Railroad Control: People Now Pay Three Times the Added Cost During War Operation, and Get Inferior Service, Says Eastern Expert." Nonpartisan Leader, Nov. 15, 1920, p. 6. (Exceprts from article by author entitled "Uncle Sam - Railroad Manager.")
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionNonpartisan Leader periodical collection HD1485.N4 N66
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (HD1485.N4 N66)
Rights ManagementCartoon in public domain.
Digital IDNPL00049
Original SourceNonpartisan Leader, Nov. 15, 1920
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