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More than she can carry

Author:
Keppler, Joseph Ferdinand, 1838-1894
Date:
1884-05-14
Description:
Whitelaw Reid places a bundled-up package labeled "Blaine" and "Rotten Record" on top of a large pile in a basket being carried by a woman labeled "Republican Party" who is stooped under the burden and leaning on a staff labeled "War Record." Others already in the basket are "Kellogg" labeled "Returning Board & Star Ro," "Keifer" labeled "Speakership Corruption," "Dorsey" labeled "Star Route Swindle," "Brady" labeled "Star Route Swindle," "Robeson" labeled "Navy Ring," "Grant's IId Term Washington Ring," and "Belknap" who resigned as Grant's Secretary of War in 1876. A man labeled "Phelps Whitewasher" is holding the ladder for Reid.
Subject:
Political corruption, Scandals--Political aspects, Lifting and carrying, Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ), Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912, Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893, Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885, Keifer, Joseph Warren, 1836-1932, Dorsey, Stephen Wallace, 1842-1916, Brady, Thomas Jefferson, 1839-1904, Robeson, George M. (George Maxwell), 1829-1897, Belknap, William W. (William Worth), 1829-1890, Phelps, William Walter, 1839-1894, Kellogg, William Pitt, 1830-1918
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=o287955
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