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Not this Thanksgiving

Author:
Pughe, J. S. (John S.), 1870-1909
Date:
1895-11-27
Description:
Uncle Sam stands on the sidewalk with a large turkey labeled "Business Revival" in a basket labeled "From Cleveland & Co." On the right are three vendors offering scrawny turkeys for sale: from left, "Tom Reed - Presidential Poultry - Anything and Everything - If you don't see what you want, ask for it"; "Cheap Ben - The Old Reliable Dealer, formerly Purveyor to Uncle Sam. No Reasonable Offer Refused"; and "The Home Market - McKinley - Protective Poulterer. High Tariff Turkeys, Calamity Chickens, No Cheap Goods." Caption: Uncle Sam--Well, gentlemen, I've already got my turkey for this year; but I may do some shopping with you next season!
Subject:
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character), Thanksgiving Day, Presidents--Elections, Vending stands, Street-food vendors, Turkeys, Reed, Thomas B. (Thomas Brackett), 1839-1902, Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901, McKinley, William, 1843-1901
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=o289624
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