• Creator
  • McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill
  • Created Date
  • 7-18-00
  • Description
  • This satirical cartoon from Prairie Farmer depicts New England sailors harpooning hogs. Hogs often roamed free range and were worth much money. This cartoonist is showing New England sailors who abandoned their ships and hired a prairie schooner to capture the animals for better profit. How we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History. 15 Economics; 16 History; 18 Social systems.
  • Format
  • Mch0215.jpg