Cartoon showing disappointed people leaving Florida after finding the Everglades not drained as promised.

Cartoon showing disappointed people leaving Florida after finding the Everglades not drained as promised.


Image Number

  • DG01856

Year

  • 1916

Publication Info

  • Fort Lauderdale : Back to Broward League, 1916.

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General Note

  • Cartoon depicting potential residents and businessmen leaving Florida after finding the Everglades not drained and prepared for habitation and agriculture as promised. The title reads, "They came to boost, but went away to knock when they found the Glades not drained as promised". The cartoon was published in a booklet prepared by attorney James M. Carson for the "Back to Broward League" calling on Floridians to support the draining of the Everglades. The Back to Broward League derived its name from Florida governor Napoleon Bonaparte Broward, who had led drainage efforts.

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  • 1 digital image - b&w

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Cartoon showing disappointed people leaving Florida after finding the Everglades not drained as promised.
Cartoon showing disappointed people leaving Florida after finding the Everglades not drained as promised.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Cartoon showing disappointed people leaving Florida after finding the Everglades not drained as promised. 1916. Black & white digital image, . State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/295328>, accessed 16 July 2019.

MLA

Cartoon showing disappointed people leaving Florida after finding the Everglades not drained as promised. 1916. Black & white digital image. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 16 Jul. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/295328>.

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