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"Fireman, save my child!"

Keppler, Udo J., 1872-1956
The Republican elephant lowers President Taft from a window in a burning building to Theodore Roosevelt as a fireman on a ladder. Billowing clouds of smoke labeled "Consumers Revolt" engulf the building.
Republican elephant (Symbolic character), Fire fighters, Fires, Rescues, Public opinion, Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930, Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Theodore Roosevelt Center
These images are presented through a cooperative effort between the Library of Congress and Dickinson State University. No known restrictions on publication.
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