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A blue political campaign ribbon sponsored by the Emporia Gazette (newspaper) promoting "more [corn], less hell" in 1894. The slogan is a rebuttal of the Populist appeal that farmers raise "less corn and more hell" often attributed to Populist agitator Mary Elizabeth Lease.
Item Number: 211914
KSHS Identifier: 1983.1070.1
Collections - Museum
Date - 1890s - 1894
Government and Politics - Political Parties - Populist
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Populism
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Personal Symbol - Ribbon - Political
Places - Cities and towns - Emporia
Places - Counties - Lyon
Thematic Time Period - Age of Reform, 1880 - 1917 - Populism, 1890-1900
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts