Creator

Stuart McDonald

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Publisher

Grand Forks Herald

Creation Date

4-28-1963

Description

Cartoon depicts North Dakota Governor William L. "Guy" and United States Senator Quentin "Burdick" holding signs "Vote Yes Wheat Referendum." A farmer scratches his head with a ball and chain, "Control," shackled to his leg. A nationwide vote of wheat farmers on May 21, 1963 will decide whether a referendum on new and tighter controls will pass. The Department of Agriculture advocates more control while the American Farm Bureau Federation opposes the referendum.

Subject

Cartoons (Commentary); Political cartoons

Places Depicted

United States; North Dakota

Organizations Depicted

North Dakota. Dept. of Agriculture; American Farm Bureau Federation; North Dakota Farmers Union

People Depicted

Guy, William L. (William Lewis), 1919-; Burdick, Quentin N. (Quentin Northrup), 1908-1992

Rights

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota

Keywords

Governor William L. Guy, U.S. Senator Quentin Burdick, Wheat Referendum, Farmer, Control, Ball and Chain, Department of Agriculture, American Farm Bureau Federation, Farmers Union, Agricultural laws and legislation, Nutrition, Wheat trade, Grain--Composition, Leg irons

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