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The two old parties have no use for her

Dalrymple, Louis, 1866-1905
An old woman with a broom labeled "Spoils System" evicts from the "Democratic Home" a young woman labeled "Civil Service Reform" carrying a bag labeled "Civil Service Laws." On the street are Benjamin Harrison, Whitelaw Reid, and Thomas B. Reed, laughing. In the background, on the left, is the "Republican Home" with an old woman labeled "G.O.P." looking out the window. A large padlock labeled "Spoils System" bars the gate. On the right is the "Mugwump Home" where a woman is standing with open arms to welcome the young woman labeled "Civil Service Reform." Caption: But she will always find a hearty welcome and kind treatment at the old reliable independent home.
Civil service reform, Eviction, Patronage, Political, Political parties, Women's clothing, Brooms and brushes, Laughter, Democratic Party (U.S.), Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ), Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901, Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912, Reed, Thomas B. (Thomas Brackett), 1839-1902
Theodore Roosevelt Center
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