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Finding Aid for the Cloyd Sweigert political cartoon 2008.057.r
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  • Conditions Governing Use note
  • Conditions Governing Access note
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Arrangement note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition note

  • Title: Cloyd Sweigert political cartoon
    Identifier/Call Number: 2008.057.r
    Contributing Institution: Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Leatherby Libraries
    Language of Material: English
    Container: 1
    Physical Description: 0.001 Linear feet (1 folder)
    Date: 1930s
    Abstract: A political cartoon by artist Cloyd Sweigert.
    Location note: Leatherby Libraries

    Conditions Governing Use note

    There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.

    Conditions Governing Access note

    This collection is open for research.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Born in the Santa Clara Valley on a farm near San Jose, CA on Feb. 20, 1897. Sweigert obtained a degree in agriculture from UC Berkeley in 1918 and served briefly in the Army in World War One. After a few years of farming, he worked in San Francisco for the News for seven years before becoming a socio-political cartoonist for the Chronicle in 1932, a position he held until retirement in 1955

    Arrangement note

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    Scope and Contents note

    This item is an original political cartoon by artist, Cloyd Sweigert, depicting a Democrat mule in a tuxedo, smoking a cigarette in a long holder with the caption "California Democrats" on the tuxedo lapel.
    This cartoon was originally the property of James Roosevelt.

    Preferred Citation note

    [Item title], Cloyd Sweigert political cartoon, (2008.057.r), Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Chapman University, CA.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition note

    Gift of James Roosevelt.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Roosevelt, James, 1907-1991
    Sweigert, Cloyd, 1897-1973
    History--Caricatures and cartoons
    Political cartoons