Caption: Mr Harriman (At One of His Directors' Meetings)-- "Gentlemen, I Propose That We Appropriate $100,000 for the Purchase of a Few Railroads."

Source/Date: Literary Digest, January 19, 1907

Ultimate Source(if different): Chicago Tribune

Creator: John T. McCutcheon

Remarks: Harriman dominated not only his directors but nearly any group of which he was a member. What the cartoon misses is that his requests for money were typically well thought out and documented.