“The Stage of the Campaign When the Working Man Feels His Importance”
November 2, 1898

Politicians, including New York gubernatorial candidate Theodore Roosevelt, are shown cozying up to the “working man” as the 1898 congressional and state elections entered their final week. Berryman wryly points out the attention lavished on the labor vote, a potentially powerful voting bloc in the era of industrialization.

U.S. Senate Collection
Center for Legislative Archives