The caption reads: HIS HONOR THE MAYOR IS PRESENTED WITH HIS OFFICIAL BADGE
The printed note reads: This Russian-Jew boy, less than one year in America, was elected by more than two thousand little citizens to be their chief magistrate. His executive ability proved to be excellent and great good came to the little Republic under his administration.
This educational method of prevention affords our only permanent protection, except that of the police and army, from those conditions already arisen and developing every hour as the result of the influx of oppressed people from other lands.
This image appears in Red Man vol. 4, no. 2 (October 1911): 58.