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In this "Little Joe" cartoon by Ed Leffingwell, a sheriff comes to the Oak Ranch to enlist Utah, the ranch foreman, into helping him. "Little Joe" Oak listens as Utah and the sheriff trade insults. After the sheriff leaves, Utah and Joe go into the ranch house where they meet Mrs. Oak, Joe’s mother. Mrs. Oak expresses her disappointment in Utah for not sending Joe away from the quarreling. Joe pipes in that he is also disappointed that Utah did not have an actual fight with the sheriff.
23 x 34.5 cm
- Oak, Joe (Fictitious character)
- Oak, Mrs. (Fictitious character)
- Utah (Fictitious character)
- Sheriffs--West (U.S.)--1930-1940
- Ranches--West (U.S.)--1930-1940
- Mothers--West (U.S.)--1930-1940
- Corruption--West (U.S.)--1930-1940
- Cowboys--West (U.S.)--1930-1940
- 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 Sunday Tribune (February 10, 1935), p. 8