Creator

Stuart McDonald

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Publisher

Grand Forks Herald

Creation Date

8-26-1962

Description

Cartoon depicts "The Farmer" sitting in a jail cell with a ballot for the 1962 Wheat Referendum. The ballot has one choice "Extend Your Own Sentence! Vote Yes!" On the Farmers ankle is a ball and chain, "Controls." The Senate began debates over the Farm Bill, including a measure that calls for stiff controls over wheat production.

Subject

Cartoons (Commentary); Political cartoons

Rights

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

Keywords

Farmers, Wheat Referendum, Controls, Farm Bill, Ballot, Farmers, Referendum, Wheat trade--Law and legislation, Leg irons, Prisoners, Agriculture and state

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