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Bad for business

Author:
Pughe, J. S. (John S.), 1870-1909
Date:
1896-03-25
Description:
A band of street musicians is comprised of yellow journalism newspaper editors/publishers. Two men are playing "The War Wave" on horns labeled Daily Sensation (Joseph Pulitzer) and Morning Exciter (possibly James Gordon Bennett, Jr.). A man (possibly Charles A. Dana) is playing a tune labeled "Rumblings of War" on a bass drum labeled Daily Brawler . Two other men are playing tunes labeled "War Talk" and "War News." A man with one hand over his right ear is standing at the entrance to a building labeled "Business Interests" and "Commerce and Manufactures"; with his left hand he gestures toward the musicians to stop or move on.
Subject:
Street musicians, Newspaper editors, Communication, Sensationalism in journalism, War and society, Pulitzer, Joseph, 1847-1911, Bennett, James Gordon, 1841-1918, Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897
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=o289023
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