12 June 2009

The times, they are unchanging

June 7 [1890] the Farmers Mutual Benefit Association and The Knights of Labor held a joint convention at Washington Daviess county and nominated a full county ticket The candidates were about equally divided between Democrats and Republicans. At Fort Wayne on September 11 the Farmers Alliance and various labor organizations decided to put forth an independent county ticket The Democrats were said to be making efforts to prevent this action.

"The People's Party in Inidana," Indiana Magazine of History December 1918.