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Bryan's progress

Dalrymple, Louis, 1866-1905
Print shows William Jennings Bryan wearing a plumed hat labeled "1900" and riding on a rocking horse labeled "Presidential Aspirations," leading a small army, among whom are William J. Stone, James K. Jones, James S. Hogg (carrying a blunderbuss labeled "Anti-Expansionist"), and Benjamin R. Tillman, as well as a "Silver Republican" and a "Populist," while others carry flags labeled "Anti-Trust" and "Free Silver." They have emerged from a fortress labeled "16 to 1" and are following a rocky road, with some rocks labeled "1896," toward a fortress topped with the White House. Caption: The same old cry in the same old place.
Presidents--Elections, Political parties--Platforms, Silver question, Antitrust law, Imperialism, Rocking horses, Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925, Stone, William Joel, 1848-1918, Tillman, Benjamin R. (Benjamin Ryan), 1847-1918, Hogg, James Stephen, 1851-1906, Jones, James K. (James Kimbrough), 1839-1908
Theodore Roosevelt Center
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