Highlights with Heidi: Research Archivist at Utah State Archives & Records Service

Highlights with Heidi: Coffin Nails

Heidi Stringham History, Research

While searching through Governor Spry’s correspondence records, Heidi found this colorful cartoon depicting a funny-dressed man with a cigarette in his mouth. “To the Cigarette Pimp” is handwritten below the man, who, presumably, is Governor Spry. On the back of the cartoon is an impassioned letter to the Governor begging him to take a harder stance against selling tobacco to anyone under the …