2 edition of Townley & Co. and the Nonpartisan League found in the catalog.
Townley & Co. and the Nonpartisan League
|Contributions||Beach Publicity Association, Beach, N.D.|
|LC Classifications||HD1485.N4 F8|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||46 p. :|
|Number of Pages||46|
|LC Control Number||18016359|
The Nonpartisan League was the brainchild of Arthur C. Townley, Fred Wood, and Arthur LeSueur. Townley was the organizational genius. He was a gifted political strategist, a brilliant stump orator, and a born rabble rouser. His goal was to sign up enough farmers to take control of North Dakota before the opposition realized what was happening. TOWNLEY PAPERS SUSPEND.; Two Non-Partisan League Publications in North Dakota Quit.
townley, arthur c. () Arthur C. Townley, founder of the Nonpartisan League, was born near Browns Valley, Minnesota, on Decem After failing three times to make a living by farming (in Cheyenne Wells, Colorado, and Beach and Golden Valley, North Dakota) and alienated by an economy that did not reward his efforts, Townley. cover of the League's newspaper, The Nonpartisan Leader, portraying organized farmers and workers standing tall against big business interests The Nonpartisan League (NPL) was a political organization founded in in the United States by Arthur C. Townley, former organizer for the Socialist Party of behalf of small farmers and merchants, the Nonpartisan League .
FAIRMONT, Minn., March A.C. Townley, President of the National Nonpartisan League, and Joseph Gilbert, a State officer of the organization, were each indicted on two counts by the. Cover title: The farmer and Townleyism. Carry the truth to the people. The inside story of the National non-partisan league under Townley dictatorship. Introduction signed: J.D. Bacon. Description: 96 .
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Townley's plan was simple but revolutionary; it called for the formation of a Nonpartisan Political League dedicated to the election of candidates through the established two-party system and to a platform emphasizing public ownership of certain vital farm services and facilities, such as terminal grain elevators and hail insurance on by: --Michael J.
Lansing, author of Insurgent Democracy: The Nonpartisan League in North American Politics, Sons of the Wild Jackass offers a new narrative of the leaders of the NPL and how their personal lives influenced the shape and tone of the League.
The lives of the NPL's main leaders Lemke, Langer, Townley, Frazier are vastly interesting, each offering striking insights into how Author: Terry L.
Shoptaugh. The National Nonpartisan League, the organization of western farmers of which A. Townley is the founder, has lived long enough and has accomplished enough so that its career will form a genuine historic episode, the record of which, no matter what may be its future, will find a place in the permanent records of the nation.
Townley lost, and in drove around the state of Minnesota in a Model-T car, signing up members for a new political party called the Non-Partisan League (NPL). The Nonpartisan League advocated state control of mills, grain elevators, banks and other farm-related industries in order to reduce the power of corporate political interests, most of which were located in the Minneapolis/St.
Paul area. Townley’s plan was simple but revolutionary; it called for the formation of a Nonpartisan Political League dedicated to the election of candidates through the established two-party system and to a platform emphasizing public ownership of certain vital farm services and facilities, such as terminal grain elevators and hail insurance on crops.
Arthur Charles Townley (Decem – November 7, ) was an American political organizer best known as the founder the National Non-Partisan League (NPL), a radical farmers' organization which had considerable political success in the states of North Dakota and Minnesota during the second half of the s.
; Founder of the Nonpartisan League Scope and Contents of the Materials The A.C. Townley Papers consist of photocopied material related to Townley's sedition trial.
The text of speeches, newspaper clippings, and other material related to Townley (), the founder of the Nonpartisan League Scope and Contents of the Materials This collection consists of copies of various speeches delivered by A.
Townley, as well as newspaper and journal articles concerning Townley and the Nonpartisan League. Summary of North Dakota History - Nonpartisan League. These movements procreated the Nonpartisan League, North Dakota's greatest political insurgency.
The NPL, born inunited progressives, reformers, and radicals behind a platform that called for many progressive reforms, ranging from improved state services and full suffrage for women to state ownership of banks, mills and. Although Townley was the Nonpartisan League’s founder, he also played a role in the organization’s collapse, including quarrels with other leaders, Shoptaugh said.
“Townley was just great in the. Address of A. Co Townley, President of the National Nonpartisan League, at the Farmers and Workers Conference Held at St. Paul, Septem 19, Nonpartisan League Nonpartisan League, in U.S. history, political pressure group of farmers and workers organized in and led by a former socialist, Arthur C.
Townley, who believed that the solution to the farmers' troubles lay in united political action. The Story Of The Nonpartisan League "One night in October,and I think it was the 19th of the month, five farmers dined at a restaurant in Washington, D.C.
It was a good enough place, rather noted for moderate prices and a varied menu, which was why the farmers chose : Jim Fuglie. But the party’s lasting influence is not in the handful of local elections that its candidates won -- but in the ideas it sparked in Nonpartisan League founder A.
Townley. The Story of the National Nonpartisan League: A Chapter in American Evolution. New York: Harper & Bros., New York: Harper & Bros., Valelly, Richard M.
Radicalism in the States: The Minnesota Farmer-Labor Party and the American Political Economy. Bowen and Townley resigned from the Socialist Party to organize the Nonpartisan League (NPL).
Soon, Townley was driving around North Dakota in a Ford Model T meeting with farmers to. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of A warning to the farmer against Townleyism as exploited in North Dakota, by J.D.
Bacon, originally published inby the author, Grand Forks, N.D.; of Facts for the farmer on conditions vitally important to him as producer and to the wage worker as consumer, first issued by the National Nonpartisan League, in St.
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Arthur C. Townley, a native of Browns Valley, Minnesota, gave the to a lesser extent in Montana, Idaho, Wisconsin, and Colorado, The National Nonpartisan League outlived its brief period of power in a number of sturdy offspring, Robert L, Morlan, author of Political Prairie Fire The Farmers'Nonpartisan Political League began in as.
Hogan, JanuNational Nonpartisan League Papers, MHS. Socialists initially resisted this dilution of their party's purity and ignored Townley's efforts; later they sup ported the league; see, for example, Le Sueur to Teigan, Janu April 9,and Teigan to Le Sueur, April 4,in Arthur Le Sueur Papers, VIHS.
The nonpartisan tactics were the basic method of the League and its principal means of political expression. Their use can be traced to the disillusionment of Arthur C. Townley, the founder of the League, with the Republican, Democratic, and Socialist parties. Townley and the other League leaders had learned by experience.The Nonpartisan League often overstepped the legitimate concerns of a political organization.
The case of Brinton’s Law is a good example of the League abusing its political power. This law is one of many instances which caused many League members to doubt the quality of leadership in the League.10, Books Blog; The Battle Flags of Minnesota; Dakota Language and Grammar; Duluth Lynchings; Forests, Fields and the Falls; Governors of Minnesota; Hmong in Minnesota; House of Memories; In Honor of the People; Jeffers Petroglyphs Preservation Project; A Look into Fort Snelling's Past; Minnesota Author Biographies; Minnesota and the Civil.