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On the homestretch

Author:
Richards, F.T., 1864-1921
Date:
1903-05-04
Description:
Cartoon depicts Theodore Roosevelt, dressed in a Rough Rider outfit, marching while holding a pile of speeches in one hand and a rope attached to the trunk of a parading "circus" elephant in the other hand. The elephant is pulling a large wagon labeled "prosperity" and is filled with a strapped down bundle labeled "Western Votes." The elephant itself is wearing an "Uncle Sam" hat and has a large blanket over its back labeled "G.O.P." as well as four discs hanging off the bottom of it. The four discs are labeled "Larger Navy, Panama Canal, Anti-Trust Laws, and Monroe Doctrine."
Subject:
Monroe doctrine, Antitrust law, Editorial cartoons--Political aspects, Republican elephant (Symbolic character), Panama--Panama Canal, United States. Navy, Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Partner:
Theodore Roosevelt Center
Rights:
These images are presented through a cooperative effort between the Library of Congress and Dickinson State University. No known restrictions on publication.
Source:
http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o281937
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