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Stronghold of peace
In this editorial cartoon by Carey Orr about the Midwestern opposition to Franklin Roosevelt's defense preparations, American soldiers representing several Midwestern states stand in a trench. On the soldiers’ side of the trench is a wall labeled "The Middle West," while on the opposite side of the trench is the U.S. Capitol Building and the words "War Propaganda." The editorial shows Midwestern opposition to Franklin Roosevelt's defense preparations.
18.9 x 15.6 cm
black and white
- Trench warfare--United States--1940-1950
- Pacifism--Middle West--1940-1950
- World War, 1939-1945--Protest movements--Middle West
- United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)--1940-1950
- still image
- These materials are either in the public domain, according to U.S. copyright law, or permission has been obtained from rights owners. The digital version and supplementary materials are available for all educational uses worldwide.
- The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection
- Chicago Daily Tribune (December 4, 1941), p. 1