They know the kind of decoys to use

Author:
Keppler, Udo J., 1872-1956
Date:
1909-10-20
Description:
Illustration shows two men labeled "Political Boss" and "Public Service Corporation" with shotguns, hiding in tall reeds near decoys labeled "Respectable Candidates" trying to lure a flock of ducks or geese labeled "Votes".
Subject:
Duck shooting, Decoys (Hunting), Wetlands, Corruption, Politicians, Trusts, Industrial--Finance, Public service employment, Elections--Corrupt practices
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=o288516
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