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The modern horn of plenty

Author:
Pughe, J. S. (John S.), 1870-1909
Date:
1907-02-27
Description:
A large cornucopia labeled "Cold Storage Warehouse" stores a significant amount of farm produce, creating an artificial shortage, in an effort to drive up the price of food in the marketplace. A group of people stand outside the locked door labeled "Closed for Higher Prices," while, in the background, farm produce is being delivered from both sides for cold storage.
Subject:
Cornucopias, Corruption, Food prices, Inflation (Finance), Locks (Hydraulic engineering), Scarcity, Storage facilities, Trusts, Industrial
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=o285717
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