Creator

Stuart McDonald

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Publisher

Grand Forks Herald

Creation Date

8-6-1961

Description

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.

Subject

Cartoons (Commentary); Political cartoons

Places Depicted

North Dakota

Rights

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

Keywords

Farmer, Weatherman, July Rains, June Drought, 1961 crops, Agriculture, North Dakota, June (Month), Droughts, Farmers, Rain and rainfall, Crops, Agriculture, Fire fighters

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