Issued August 3, 1912
FARM AND FIRESIDE started publishing in 1877. The early content served as an inexpensive medium to advertise agricultural implements. The journal included responses to reader inquiries and some short story fiction. As farming became more industrialized, FARM AND FIRESIDE adopted a new editorial style that addressed the commercialization of farming.
Continuing their criticism of Theodore Roosevelt’s third party – The Bull Moose Party – as an egotistical effort, Harper’s Weekly portrays Roosevelt’s campaign as a sideshow.
THE BULL MOOSE CONVENTION
THE ONLY ENTRANCE
Ice cold lemonade 1 cent
Nothing cold served inside
A woman serves drinks at bar labeled Woman’s Suffrage Soft Drinks