Finding Aid for the Cloyd Sweigert political cartoon 2008.057.r
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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
Physical Description: 0.001 Linear feet (1 folder)
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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
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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.
[Item title], Cloyd Sweigert political cartoon, (2008.057.r), Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Chapman University, CA.
Gift of James Roosevelt.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Roosevelt, James, 1907-1991
Sweigert, Cloyd, 1897-1973
History--Caricatures and cartoons