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    • 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 onto the Rube legislator.' Other man,...
    • 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.'
    • 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 "Good night, we dug our own political...
    • Corn

    • 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 holding 'Missouri Meerschaum' corn pipe; also...
    • 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 bubbles: "This is a big 'shock' for Big Biz!"...
    • By the Dawn's early light

    • Political cartoons; Magazine covers; Periodical illustrations; Farmers; Democracy; Flags; Birds; Democracy; Crows; Politicians;
    • Farmer spreading 'democracy' seed in field from bag labeled 'Liberty seed', with a crow on ground labeled 'Old Gang.' The sky is rendered as the U.S. flag.
    • Stop!

    • 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 Food Supply.' Above farmer and his load...
    • 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, "Don't our uncles look like real farmers,...
    • Rainmakers in North Dakota

    • Political campaigns; Crowds; Governors; Public speaking; Rain; Clouds;
    • Two cartoons, 'Before Election' shows R. A. Nestos, candidate for N.D. governor, speaking to crowd saying 'If you elect me governor, millions of dollars will pour into the State of North Dakota.' with storm clouds in sky with dollar signs, and by...
    • 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 representing 'Gang politics,' 'Corrupt...
    • 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.
    • 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 - 'I'll get 5000'; Chamber of Commerce - 'I'll...
    • Frazier Summer Fallows

    • Plowing; Horses; Farmers; Politicians; Business people; Press; Fertilizers;
    • Farmer, representing Lynn Frazier, plowing under weeds representing 'Big Biz,' ' Politicians,' 'Press,' 'Lies,' and 'Mud.' Text bubble of Frazier is "I'll plow these weeds under, they make good fertilizer!" Horses labeled 'Farmer Vote' and 'Labor...
    • Seven ages of pants

    • Political cartoons; Trousers; Politicians; Business people; Dogs; Farmers;
    • Montage of various images featuring pants, including the seven stages of: 'Baby-age, Bloomer-age, Short Pantage, First Long Pants, Sport-age, Hustle-age, Success-age.' Feature cartoon features 'Big Biz' with 'money pants' and Gang Politician...
    • "Sedan-Chair" System

    • Farmers; Sedan chairs; Laborers;
    • Two men, labeled 'Farmer' and 'Labor', carrying sedan chair, labeled 'Old fashioned system,' full of nine men, some of whom are saying, 'Produce more!', 'The worker is slacking on the job!,' and 'Work harder.'
    • Difference in their past records

    • Political cartoons; Sick persons; Knives; Rifles; Farmhouses; Families;
    • Cartoon panels both labeled 1933. The first shows man labeled Fred Aandahl with large knife in hand (with text '9% interest') beside a patient labeled 'Mortgaged Farmer,' with operating room doors in distance labeled 'N.Dak. Senate.' Words spoken...
    • 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.
    • 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, Sir?"
    • 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 money, that is for the farmer". Grain combine...
    • New Wine in Old Bottles

    • Political cartoons; Periodical illustrations; Politicians; Lawyers; Farmers; Pails; Cobwebs;
    • Man holding bucket labeled 'Nonpartisan League Principles', pouring 'principles' into jars labeled 'Old Gang Politician' and 'Crooked Corporation Lawyer.' The jars have cobwebs around them. The text bubble of the man, representing farmer Hiram...
    • Why Farmers Don't Get Rich

    • Political cartoons; Periodical illustrations; Railroad companies; Bankers; Business people; Farmers;
    • Five renditions of over-weight man, each with different labels: 'Usurious Banker,' 'Anti-farmer Legislator,' 'Grain Speculator,' 'Railroad Baron,' and 'Unnecessary Middleman.
    • 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 'Old Gang Machine.' His text bubble reads "I...
    • Auctioneer- Selling Out the Farmer

    • Auctioneers; Auctions; Legislators; Corruption; Farmers; Business people;
    • Man, labeled 'corrupt legislator, standing in wagon holding legislative bill with text bubble "Here is a piece of legislation, valuable to the farmer but detrimental to you gentlemen! What am I offered for it?" and "5-6, 5-6, 5-6, 5-6, 5-6 Who'll...
    • 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 farmer of '1917' looking in distance at...
    • Hands Off!

    • 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 Combine, Implement Trust, Packing Trust.
    • Nonpartisan League ringing the People's Rights bell

    • Political cartoons; Magazine covers; Periodical illustrations; Bell towers; Bells; Farmers; Political elections;
    • Man, labeled 'Nonpartisan League,' ringing bell in tower, with cartoon bubble "I'll ring 'er hard, this one is guaranteed not to crack." Bell labeled 'The People's Rights.' Text on top: "Vote for Grace, Birdzell and Robinson for Supreme Court,"...
    • Nonpartisan League ringing the People's Rights bell

    • Political cartoons; Magazine covers; Periodical illustrations; Bell towers; Bells; Farmers; Political elections;
    • Man, labeled 'Nonpartisan League,' ringing bell in tower, with cartoon bubble "I'll ring 'er hard, this one is guaranteed not to crack." Bell labeled 'The People's Rights.' Text on top: "Vote for Grace, Birdzell and Robinson for Supreme Court,"...
    • These fine old gang ruins for sale

    • Political cartoons; Magazine covers; Periodical illustrations; Business people; Ruins; Politicians; Political parties;
    • Sad politican seated on stump saying 'Gee, but it's lonesome here,' outside building in ruins with sign across entrance 'Closed', and sign in front 'These Fine Old Gang Ruins for Sale.' 'Old Line Party State Headquarters' sign above building...
    • 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.'
    • Farmers' enemy 'Dissension' rejected by farmers

    • Farmers; Devil; Dissenters; Signs (Notices); Rocks; Political cartoons; Periodical illustrations; Magazine covers;
    • Man, likely representing farmers, climbing rocks with hand extended backward rejecting the portrayal of the devil, labeled as 'Farmers' Enemy' whose arm is extended downward towards 'dissension' for which there is a sign on the rocks.
    • Clean sweep in North Dakota

    • Political cartoons; Magazine covers; Periodical illustrations; Brooms & brushes; Sweeping & dusting; Farmers; Political elections;
    • Man with broom sweeping 'Crooks,' 'Goo Goo League,' 'Politicians,' "and 'Grafters' out of the state of North Dakota.
    • Pests

    • Farmers; Politicians; Business people; Newspaper industry;
    • Farmer, holding hoe, with hat rising in air confonting huge dandelion with flower heads symbolizing 'Politician,' 'Big Biz,' and 'Kept Press.' In distance is a woman coming out of house with a hatchet and sword in her hands.
    • 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, we are NOT going to sign your petition we...
    • 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.'
    • Farmers carrying out their program in first League state

    • Reading; Newspapers; Stoves; Fathers; Families; Membership certificates; Dogs; Political cartoons; Magazine covers; Periodical illustrations; Coal;
    • Woman drying dish, asked man seated in rocking chair by stove, 'What have the North Dakota farmers done now, pa?' His reply is, 'By thunder, the legislature's making the state safe for democracy!' On wall hand a membership certificate in the...

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