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Looking forward

Author:
Pughe, J. S. (John S.), 1870-1909
Date:
1899-11-01
Description:
Print shows a female figure labeled "Cuba" on one knee appealing to Uncle Sam for a continued American presence in Cuba, as a means to prevent "Famine, Pestilence, War, [and] Revolt" and for providing "Prosperity" and "Peace," and trade in such products as "Tobacco, Cigars, Sugar, Coffee, [and] Fruit." Caption: Cuba--If you leave me to myself it will mean the old troubles. With your help I can have peace and prosperity. Do not desert me!
Subject:
Revolution (Cuba : 1895-1898), Uncle Sam (Symbolic character), Pleading, Peace, Wealth, Commerce, Cuba
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=o288150
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