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An unexpected challenge
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An unexpected challenge


Library of Congress Prints and Photographs


Illustration shows the newly elected Democratic governor of Massachusetts, William L. Douglas, as a gladiator holding a sword labeled "Popular Approval" and a shield showing the Seal of the State of Massachusetts, in an arena facing a monster with the head of a bull and fashioned out of industrial parts labeled "Leather Trust, Flour Trust, Beet Trust, Steel Trust, Cotton Trust, Tobacco Trust, Oil Trust, Woolen Goods, Iron, Copper, Steel, Glass, [and] Monoply", and on its tail "High Protective Tariff"; on the ground between its front legs is a woman labeled "Fair Trade". Standing in the audience are Republicans O.H. Platt, Henry C. Lodge, Nelson W. Aldrich, Nathan B. Scott, John C. Spooner, and Redfield Proctor.

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Pughe, J. S. (John S.), 1870-1909

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An unexpected challenge. Prints and Photographs division. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University.
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