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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.'
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...
Getting a Mouthful
Farmers; Politicians; Progressivism (United States politics); Legislation;
Man, representing farmer, shoving 'progressive legislation' bill down throat of 'The Old Gang' lying on ground with image of U.S. Capitol in background.
Some New Ground Being Broken This Spring
Plows; Plowing; Horses; Farmers; Political organizations;
Man (N.D. farmer) with plow being drawn by two horses (Nonpartisan League), plowing the state of North Dakota with other men labeled as other region states looking on. Text for men representing states...
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...
Another April Joke, the Best of All
Politicians; Gravedigging; Graves; Farmers;
Main image of man, representing the Nonpartisan League, walking over an open grave with text bubble "I'll show 'em that I'm a pretty lively corpse!". Partial view of man fallen into grave with text bubble...
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...
Of Course He Doesn't Like It; But It Will Do Him Good
Farmers; Voting; Spanking; Political elections; Political cartoons; Ballots; Politicians;
Man labeled 'N.D. farmer' holding a switch pulling in a young boy, labeled 'The Old Gang,' into a woodshed, presumably to give him a spanking.
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
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...
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!'...
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.
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