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How John Burke Made the Big Interests Come Across
How John Burke Made the Big Interests Come Across
TitleHow John Burke Made the Big Interests Come Across
Date of Original1916-10-12
CreatorBaer, John Miller, 1886-1970
Creator RoleArtist
DescriptionJohn 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 replies "I thought I would keep this money and compel that rube to sell his grain!" Other man, labeled 'N.Dak. Farmer' digging in his pocket with text bubble "Well, my pocket is empty, s'pose I'll have to sell."
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectPolitics & Government
Subject (LCTGM)Bankers
Grain industry
Political cartoons
Periodical illustrations
Political campaigns
Personal NameBurke, John, 1859-1937
Big Biz (Symbolic character)
Organization NameUnited States. Office of the Treasurer
LocationNorth Dakota
Minneapolis (Minn.)
United States
Item NumberHD1485.N4 N66
Format of OriginalDrawings
Dimensions of Original24 x 26 cm.
Publisher of OriginalNational Nonpartisan League
Place of PublicationSaint Paul (Minn.)
Transcription"When the farmers of the Northwest wanted to borrow money so that they could hold their grain, it was Honest John Burke who pointed out the fact that there was plenty of Federal money for the farmers of North Dakota in the vaults of the Minneapolis banks. There was not a public official or representative from this state who upheld John Burke's contention at that time. he fought it out alone and proved that he was right in spite of the criticism of the 'Big Biz." Vote for John Burke for U.S. Senator, Nov. 7, 1916: - Text with cartoon.
"The above cartoon appeared in the Nonpartisan leader October 28, 1915." - Caption below cartoon; text above not included in 1915 publication.
NotesCaption title.
Illus. in: Nonpartisan Leader, November 2, 1916, p. 20.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionNonpartisan Leader periodical collection HD1485.N4 N66
Collection Finding Aid
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (HD1485.N4 N66)
Rights ManagementIn public domain.
Digital IDNPL00073
Original SourceNonpartisan Leader, Oct. 12, 1916
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