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"Snow White and the Seven Politicians" political cartoon

 Collection — Folder: OBC221
Identifier: OBC221

Scope and Contents

This collection contains one photostat copy of a political cartoon created by Harry E. Larimer in 1938 and sent to Joe Suelzer. It depicts Paul V. McNutt as Snow White and the "Indiana State Democratic Machine" as the seven dwarves.


  • 1938


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical / Historical

Paul V. McNutt received serious consideration as a Democratic presidential nominee in 1938 before President Roosevelt, then in his second term, ultimately decided to run again. During this time, the Indiana Democratic Editorial Association endorsed him for President. McNutt dropped out of the race when Roosevelt entered it.

Source: Clark, Justin, "Paul V. McNutt: The Man Who Would Be King", Indiana History Blog, Indiana Historical Bureau. May 19, 2016, accessed May 17, 2019,


0.06 Cubic Feet (1 large oversize folder)

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This collection consists of one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2019/05/17 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2019/05/17 by Lauren Patton.
"Snow White and the Seven Politicians" political cartoon
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.