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"Busted!"

Author:
Pughe, J. S. (John S.), 1870-1909
Date:
1899-12-20
Description:
William Jennings Bryan carries a "Cross of Gold," a "Crown of Thorns," and a carpetbag labeled "W.J.B. Speeches" as he walks along railroad tracks headed in the opposite direction of Washington, D.C. Walking with him are newspaper editors Edwin L. Godkin carrying papers labeled "Anti-American Editorials," Joseph Pulitzer, Edward Atkinson, Carl Schurz carrying a drum on his back labeled "Anti-Expansion Band," and Oswald Ottendorfer carrying a small bag labeled "Staats Zeitung." In the background, William McKinley is riding on a railroad car labeled "Expansion Train" that is racing along railroad tracks, headed for Washington, D.C.
Subject:
Presidents--Election, Political parties--Platforms, Currency question, Imperialism, Newspaper editors, Railroad tracks, Railroad trains, Washington (D.C.), Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925, Godkin, Edwin Lawrence, 1831-1902, Pulitzer, Joseph, 1847-1911, Atkinson, Edward, 1827-1905, Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906, Ottendorfer, Oswald, 1826-1900, McKinley, William, 1843-1901
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=o288202
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