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La Follette and "For Any Old Trust" Bat

La Follette and "For Any Old Trust" Bat | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
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.
Image ID:5587
Creation Date:1906   ca.
Creator Name:McWhorter, Tyler
Collection Name:Album 25 (Robert M. La Follette & Family))
Original Format Type:photographic print, color
Original Format Number:Album 25.51
Original Dimensions:4 x 6 inches
Caricatures and cartoons
Practical jokes
Progressivism (United States politics)
Public officers
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )

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