100 Years Ago Today

A History Of Events And Happenings From Exactly One Hundred Years Ago

Issued September 21, 1912

In its continued attacks on Theodore Roosevelt’s third party campaign for president, HARPER’S WEEKLY show Roosevelt (as “The Great Bull”) and his supporters as mushrooms growing on the forest floor strewn with the planks of the Progressive Party. A “bull-moose” toad is nearby. The party planks read : Woman Suffrage – Demands by Col. Roosevelt – Federal Control of Big Business – Initiative Referendum and Recall.

HARPER’S WEEKLY
September 21, 1912
“Mushrooms or Toadstools?”

THE CAVALIER
September 21, 1912
“The Shadow”

COLLIER’S WEEKLY
September 21, 1912
“The Old Pump” by Adrian Gil Spear

 

 

 

 

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