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"The people wanted a change, and they got it" - Benj. Harrison / But the change was made in 1889, and we are still suffering from it - Puck
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"The people wanted a change, and they got it" - Benj. Harrison / But the change was made in 1889, and we are still suffering from it - Puck

Collection:

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs

Description:

On the left, Grover Cleveland tips his hat as he leaves office in 1889, after passing the key to a large safe labeled "U.S. Treasury" with a "Surplus $100,000,000 Dollars" to incoming president Benjamin Harrison. On the right, President Cleveland, returning to the presidency in 1893, gestures toward the safe as Benjamin Harrison departs. The door to the safe is broken off its hinges and labeled "Looted," and the safe is now empty. Harrison tips his hat on his way out.

Creation Date:

1893-08-23

Creator:

Unknown

Citation (Chicago Style):

"The people wanted a change, and they got it" - Benj. Harrison / But the change was made in 1889, and we are still suffering from it - Puck. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. https://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o289267. Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University.
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