Gisholt Closed by G&L | Drawing | Wisconsin Historical Society

Drawing

Gisholt Closed by G&L

Gisholt Closed by G&L | Drawing | Wisconsin Historical Society
Political flyer by Sid  that reads: "Dedicated to high salaried no dividend corporations." Below is an illustration of a pig wearing a suit and tie, holding a cigar in one hand and a sign in the other which reads: "Gisholt Closed by G&L." There is a can of "White Wash" in the center. Another board reads: "A merger is like a marriage, some body gets screwed." Text at bottom reads: "1000 employees lose jobs. Huge tax write off." G&L refers to Giddings and Lewis, which became the parent company of Gisholt Machine Company in 1971.
DESCRIPTION
Political flyer by Sid that reads: "Dedicated to high salaried no dividend corporations." Below is an illustration of a pig wearing a suit and tie, holding a cigar in one hand and a sign in the other which reads: "Gisholt Closed by G&L." There is a can of "White Wash" in the center. Another board reads: "A merger is like a marriage, some body gets screwed." Text at bottom reads: "1000 employees lose jobs. Huge tax write off." G&L refers to Giddings and Lewis, which became the parent company of Gisholt Machine Company in 1971.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:124923
Creation Date:date unknown
Creator Name:Boyum, Sid
City:
County:
State:
Collection Name:Sid Boyum Collection
Genre:Drawing
Original Format Type:drawings
Original Format Number:PH 6986 Box 1, Folder 4
Original Dimensions:8.5 x 11 inches
SUBJECTS
White collar workers
Swine
Animals
Eyeglasses
Suits (Clothing)
Business
Economics
Unemployment
Cigars
Machinery industry
Blue collar workers
Smoking

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