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Tug of War -- One of the Most Popular Games of the Northwest at the Present Time
Tug of War -- One of the Most Popular Games of the Northwest at the Present Time
TitleTug of War -- One of the Most Popular Games of the Northwest at the Present Time
Date of Original1915-10-07
CreatorBaer, John Miller, 1886-1970
Creator RoleArtist
DescriptionA '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 get it down here"; 'Railroads' & text bubble "We got him comin'" and 'Chamber of Commerce' & text bubble "Guess we'll make him sell 'er!" pulling rope attached to wheat that has text bubble "Save Me!" Standing by farmer is man labeled 'Lawyer', holding document labeled 'Mortgage foreclosure' with which he is hitting the farmer's hand and arm, with text bubble "Come across and pay this mortgage!" Response of farmer is "Wish I could get her up to a dollar", while wife's text bubble is "You stop beating his knuckles!, and boy at end of rope says "Hold 'er, Pa! It was up here last May."
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General SubjectPolitics & Government
Subject (LCTGM)Political cartoons
Periodical illustrations
Farmers
Wheat
Railroad companies
Bankers
Chambers of commerce
Grain industry
Lawyers
Ropes
Families
Children
Scales
LocationNorth Dakota
United States
Decade1910-1919
Item NumberHD1485.N4 N66;
Format of OriginalDrawings
Cartoons
Dimensions of Original22 x 52 cm.
Publisher of OriginalNational Nonpartisan League
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
NotesIllus. in: Nonpartisan Leader, October 7, 1915, p. 8-9
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionNonpartisan Leader periodical collection HD1485.N4 N66
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/6983
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (HD1485.N4 N66)
Rights ManagementCartoon in public domain.
Languageeng;
Digital IDNPL00051
Original SourceNonpartisan Leader, Oct. 7, 1915
Digital AlterationsMaster scan made up of two scans stitched together.
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