|"Capital, Labor, and War Prosperity" by John McCutcheon for Chicago Tribune, August 18, 1916|
|"Save the Children First, Senators!" by Winsor McCay in New York American, July, 1916|
|"Training Our Next Generation!" by Winsor McCay in New York American, July, 1916|
|"Getting Admission, but No Welcome" by Knott in Dallas News, 1916|
|"See, It Keeps Them Out of Mischief" by Rollin Kirby in New York World, 1916|
|"Their Parting Shot" by Frederick T. Richards in Philadelphia North American, 1916|
Labor conditions for adults were at issue in 1916 as well. The Kern-McGillicuddy Federal Employees' Compensation Act mentioned in the first McCay cartoon above passed Congress on September 7, creating compensation for federal employees who lost income due to on-the-job injury.
|"The Goat" by Clarence Batchelor in Topeka State Journal, August, 1916|
|"If They All Strike It Will Be Like This," by Sidney J. Greene for New York Telegram, August 4, 1916|
|"The Big Fellow Pays the Freight" by Billy Ireland in Columbus Evening Dispatch, August, 1916|
The central issue was the unions' demand for an eight-hour day, with overtime pay beyond that.
|"The Millstone" by Alford in Baltimore Star, September, 1916|
|"Making the Straw Fly" by Ole May in Cleveland Leader, August/September, 1916|
|"Mediation" by T.E. Powers in Hearst Newspapers, September, 1916|