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Baer Says This Machine is the Latest Model "Moto-Big-Biz-a-Bus"
Farmers; Laborers; Business people; Vehicles; Signs (Notices);
Two men, labeled 'Worker' and 'Farmer' pedalling three-wheel vehicle with large man seated speaking into horn towards men saying 'I don't see anything wrong with this system.' Sign at front with 'To Normalcy.'...
Why You Must Help
Bankers; Business people; Railroad employees; Farmers; Signs (Notices); Crows; Farmers' groups; Agriculture;
Two large men, dressed as farmers, labeled 'Railroads' and 'Big Biz Banker' walking with two small men in hand, labeled 'Subsidized farm journals,' and fake farm leader.' One of the smaller men saying,...
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.'
Vision and the Realization
Farmers; Legislation; Cornerstones; Factories; Laws; Economic policy;
North Dakota farmer holding 'Laws, plans for economic democracy' beside cornerstone with 'North Dakota 1919' carved on front. Inset is image from the March 15, 1917 issue of the Nonpartisan Leader showing...
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...
Murder At Midnight
Farmers; Legislators; Night; Capitols; Political cartoons; Legislation; Grain elevators;
North Dakota capitol at night with 'Farmer legislation' lying on front steps in pool of blood. Man, labeled 'Old Gang,' with dagger in hand, running away from scene with text bubble "I'll blame this murder...
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.'
Ground Hog Day in North Dakota 1916
Politicians; Shadows; Sun; Trees; Farmers; Fences;
Man on knees, labeled 'Politician,' surprised seeing his shadow on ground, caused by a bright sun with smiling face in the sky labeled 'N.Dak. Farmer' and 'Nonpartisan Leader.' Tree with hole at base on...
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.
Breaking Some New Ground
Farmers; Plowing; Plows; Rocks; Tree stumps; Political cartoons; Politicians;
Man, representing the North Dakota farmer, is guiding 'Nonpartisan League Plow' drawn by horse, with shadow of Abraham Lincoln behind him also with hands on plow. Being plowed up are rocks and tree stumps...
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,...
The Northwest's Quartet Will Be a World Beater Yet
Singing; Singers; Songs; Older people; Farmers;
Four men, with goatees, representing the states of Minnesota, North Dakota, Montana and South Dakota, likely farmers, holding song lyrics for 'We'll Stick.'
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...
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
Old Gang and the Saint's Mask
Politicians; Masks; Devil;
Man with horns, labeled 'Old Gang Politician" holding a mask labeled 'Good Government League' with a shinning halo attached to top.
Political cartoons; Periodical illustrations; Railroad companies; Farmers; Bags; Government officials; Food supply;
Man 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...
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.
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