La Follette and "For Any Old Trust" Bat | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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La Follette and "For Any Old Trust" Bat

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DESCRIPTION

Political cartoon of Robert M. La Follette, Sr. A verse is written below the cartoon and refers to the period when he first became a senator. The verse is entitled "From the Railroads to La Follette" and reads--From the Badger wilds comes an "ornry cuss" With a lot of noise and a lot of fuss To make in the senate an awful muss And mix up a horrible dose for us. He will not be fixed and he spurns our bait Nor would he be governor of his state He's whetted his knife for the special rate And swears that he'll slaughter our dear rebate.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 5587

Creation Date: 1906 ca.

Creator Name: McWhorter

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Collection Name: Album 25 (Robert M. La Follette & Family)

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, color

Original Format Number: Album 25.51

Original Dimensions: 4 x 6 inches

SUBJECTS

Arts

Caricatures and cartoons

Manners and customs

Men

Persons

Political science

Practical jokes

Progressivism (United States politics)

Public officers

Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )

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