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New Threshing Machine at Work
New Threshing Machine at Work
TitleNew Threshing Machine at Work
Date of Original1917-01-11
CreatorBaer, John Miller, 1886-1970
Creator RoleArtist
DescriptionThreshing 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!" and the other "There'll be more shocks 'fore we are through.". Various bills in wagon labeled 'Terminal Elevator Bill, ' 'Rural Banks, ' 'State Owned Stock Yards, ' 'State-owned Mills, ' 'State Hail Ins., ' and 'Packing Plant.' Man on top of threshing with text bubble "They've got some weight." "Nonpartisan' label on threshing machine, and another man near belt with bubble "It's good clean stuff!"
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectPolitics & Government
Subject (LCTGM)Legislative bodies
Agricultural laborers
Threshing machines
Political cartoons
Periodical illustrations
Personal NameBig Biz (Symbolic character)
Organization NameNorth Dakota. Legislative Assembly
National Nonpartisan League
LocationNorth Dakota
United States
Item NumberHD1485.N4 N66
Format of OriginalDrawings
Dimensions of Original26 x 28 cm.
Publisher of OriginalNational Nonpartisan League
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
NotesTitle from caption with image.
Illus. in: Nonpartisan Leader, Jan. 11, 1917, p. 8.
Bibliographic Reference"Farmers' Legislature is Opened: Amending Constitution to Comply with Mandate of the People One of Chief Propositions before Both Houses." Nonpartisan Leader, Jan. 11, 1917, p. 7.
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 IDNPL00057
Original SourceNonpartisan Leader, Jan. 11, 1917
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