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Political cartoon by Myron A. Waterman (1855-1937). Governor Lewelling (1846-1900) stands over the wounded or slain body of Labor while E.N. Morrill (1834-1909) lurks in the background. Waterman first gained recognition as a political cartoonist and illustrator in the early 1890s while working as the editor of the Fort Scott Lantern. He held a number of other occupations throughout his life including working in the drug store business and serving as a deputy state bank commissioner of Kansas from 1894 to 1901. Waterman was a staunch prohibitionist and a member of the First Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas, moving there from Fort Scott in 1893. In 1901 or 1902 he relocated to Kansas City, Kansas.

Creator: Waterman, Myron A.
Date: between 1893 and 1895

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Item Number: 320285
KSHS Identifier: 2012.78.20

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