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La Follette Handbill

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Handbill advertising two lectures at the Monona Lake Assembly, near Madison in July 1903.  First was a debate on "The Negro Problem" between Senator J.R. Burton of Kansas and Senator "Pitchfork Ben" Tillman of South Carolina.  Senator B.R. Tillman was known for his inflamnatory racist speech.  The handbill also announced a speech by Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr., although the subject of La Follette's talk is not mentioned.  It urged the people to come hear his eloquent speech and "rally to do him honor."
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Handbill advertising two lectures at the Monona Lake Assembly, near Madison in July 1903. First was a debate on "The Negro Problem" between Senator J.R. Burton of Kansas and Senator "Pitchfork Ben" Tillman of South Carolina. Senator B.R. Tillman was known for his inflamnatory racist speech. The handbill also announced a speech by Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr., although the subject of La Follette's talk is not mentioned. It urged the people to come hear his eloquent speech and "rally to do him honor."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:32462
Creation Date: 1903
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Ephemera collection, circa 1850-circa 2000
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PH 2724
Original Dimensions:7 x 12.5 inches
SUBJECTS
Public speaking
Legislators
Broadsides

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