Protection Tweedledee and Protection Tweedledum [1911]

Posted: February 24, 2012 in Puck 365
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Summary: Illustration shows a businessman addressing a group of laborers, explaining to them how important tariffs are to their jobs and that if reform candidates were elected, then the factory would have to close. He states “The prosperity of the nation depends on your ballot”. On his return from a trip abroad and customs officials search his luggage, he rails against tariff duties and the invasion of his personal property.

Caption: Around election time at the shop. On his return from a trip abroad.


Image Source → Library of Congress



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