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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.'
I'll get some of the bills cleaned up, but I can't get much thru this wringer!
Farmers; Laundry; Legislation; Wash tubs; Baskets; Clotheslines; Political cartoons; Magazine covers; Periodical illustrations;
Man, labeled 'N.D. Farmer', washing 'bill' in laundry tub on a bench with 'Senate' label on wringer. Scrolls of paper, labeled 'bill' rolled up and in basket and on floor. Bills that are hanging on clothesline...
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...
Well Indorsed, John Burke, That's all. Don't forget Casey
Political elections; Political cartoons; Farmers; Fences; Periodical illustrations;
Political advertisement for John Burke for U.S. Senate standing by fence with North Dakota Farmer and Uncle Sam on other side. Text bubble with farmer "I know your record as governor, John! If you're good...
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.'
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...
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...
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 -...
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...
Nonpartisan League sewing together North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota
Political cartoons; Magazine covers; Periodical illustrations; Sewing; Rocking chairs;
Man seated in rocking chair sewing together the states of Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota and Montana. Stiches between Minn. & N.D. and S.D. labeled 'Cooperation Stitch'; between N.D., S.D. is 'The...
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