Creator

Stuart McDonald

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Publisher

Grand Forks Herald

Creation Date

6-7-1964

Description

Cartoon depicts an excited "Girls State" shaking hands with Uncle Sam "U.S. Gov't" as "Legion Auxiliary" looks on. 513 girls attend the 1964 Flickertail Girls State at the University of North Dakota, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary. Girls learn the intricacies of running North Dakota city, county and state governments.

Subject

Cartoons (Commentary); Political cartoons

Places Depicted

North Dakota

Organizations Depicted

American Legion. Auxiliary; University of North Dakota; Flickertail Girls State

Rights

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

Keywords

Uncle Sam, American Legion Auxiliary, Flickertail Girls State, Government, University of North Dakota, North Dakota, Uncle Sam (Symbolic character), Richardson's ground squirrels, Women--Education, Political science--Study and teaching, Democracy--Study and teaching, Citizenship--Study and teaching

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