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Pughe, J. S. (John S.), 1870-1909
A mule and the wreckage of a wagon appear by the side of railroad tracks and an old man labeled "Silverite" hangs from a sign that states, "Danger! Look Out for Sound Money Locomotive." A train rumbles off into the background with the caboose labeled "Sound Money Sentiment." Caption: A pictorial prophecy for election day, November 3rd, 1896.
Presidents--Election, Political parties--Platforms, Gold standard, Silver question, Railroad trains, Railroad accidents, Signs and signboards, Warnings, Carriages and carts
Theodore Roosevelt Center
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