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An unequal contest; they can find no flaw in his armor

Author:
Dalrymple, Louis, 1866-1905
Date:
1899-07-26
Description:
Print shows diminutive gladiators labeled "Jones," "J.D. Sayers" with large sword labeled "State Anti-Trust Laws," "Bryan" with large sword labeled "Demagogism," "Hearst," "Pingree," "Hogg of Texas" with sword labeled "State Law," Theodore Roosevelt with sword labeled "Roosevelt," and "Alger," and also Joseph Pulitzer. A crowd in the background carries banners that state "Down with Trusts" and "Down with Dept. Stores." They are struggling against a large gladiator wearing armor labeled "Trusts, Power to Undersell Competitors, Vested Rights, Right to Buy and Sell, Natural Right of Association, Business Progress, Steady Work, [and] Payment of Good Wages." The gladiator is carrying a shield labeled "Constitution of the U.S." and a sword labeled "Low Prices."
Subject:
Civil rights, States' rights (American politics), Antitrust law, Trusts, Industrial, Gladiators, Armor, Sayers, Joseph Draper, 1841-1929, Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925, Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951, Pulitzer, Joseph, 1847-1911, Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919, Alger, R. A. (Russell Alexander), 1836-1907, Hogg, James Stephen, 1851-1906, Pingree, Hazen S., 1840-1901, Jones, James K. (James Kimbrough), 1839-1908
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=o288975
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