Grand Forks Herald
Cartoon depicts a weatherman utilizing the July rains to extinguish burning crops due to drought conditions in June. A worried farmer watches hoping that the seasons crops can be saved by rain. The state of North Dakota experienced extensive drought conditions in June 1961. The month of July brought needed moisture and relief although not all crops could be saved.
Cartoons (Commentary); Political cartoons
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota
Farmer, Weatherman, July Rains, June Drought, 1961 crops, Agriculture, North Dakota, June (Month), Droughts, Farmers, Rain and rainfall, Crops, Agriculture, Fire fighters