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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.'
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,...
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...
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.'
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.
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.'
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,...
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...
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...
Abraham Lincoln Grasps the Hand of the Farmer for Better Government
Farmers; Shaking hands; Political cartoons; Periodical illustrations;
Abraham Lincoln shaking hands with man.
James H. Sinclair, U.S. Congressman from North Dakota
Legislators; Portrait drawings; Magazine covers; Periodical illustrations;
Portrait of Congressman James H. Sinclair
Non Partisan Leader and What It Stands For
Farmers; Political cartoons; Periodical illustrations;
Man holding large sheet of paper with text telling what Non Partisan League stands for, and woman standing beside him. Both are smiling.
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...
Tug of War -- One of the Most Popular Games of the Northwest at the Present Time
Political cartoons; Periodical illustrations; Farmers; Wheat; Railroad companies; Bankers; Chambers of commerce; Grain industry; Lawyers; Ropes; Families; Children; Scales;
A 'Scale of Prices' with farm family on one side attempting to raise the price of 'Wheat' by pulling wheat bundle bound by rope, while on other side three men labeled 'Banker' & text bubble "Wish I could...
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...
What! Eggs 50 cents each? Fetch me a half dozen 'over'. My, but these farmers are getting rich!
Political cartoons; Periodical illustrations; Railroad dining cars; Eating & drinking; Waiters; Farmers; Food prices; Food industry;
Man seated a dining table in railroad dining car holding wine list speaking to waiter. Outside window of car is a farmer plowing in field. The farmer is saying 'I'd like to eat on one of them diners once!'...
You can harvest in spite of the Fall rains, says Empty Dome
Political cartoons; Harvesting; Harvesting machinery; Weather; Rain; Moonlight; Fans; Clotheslines; Periodical illustrations;
Images show various humorous methods of drying grain that awaits harvesting.
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.
If you give that calf enough rope, Hiram, it will hang itself!
Political cartoons; Magazine covers; Cattle; Periodical illustrations; Fences; Farmers;
Hiram Rube, symbolic charcter for farmer, holding on to rope around a calf attempting to run away, with sign tied to tail 'Anti-farmer gang' while man (Uncle Sam) standing behind fence speaking to farmer....
Why not keep the money in the Northwest?
Political cartoons; Periodical illustrations; Farmers; Weights & measures; Justice; Blindfolds; Cities & towns; Farms; Grain industry;
Man, labeled 'The Farmer', kneeling before blindfolded woman representing justice and holding a scale that is empty for the rural area (West) while weighted down with buildings and money representing cities...
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