From the Pulitzer timeline: 1926
1926 Winners


Letters, Drama, and Music

Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis (Harcourt)
Craig's Wife by George Kelly
A History of the United States by Edward Channing (Macmillan)
Biography or Autobiography
The Life of Sir William Osler, 2 vols. by Harvey Cushing (Oxford Univ. Press)
What's O'Clock by the late Amy Lowell (Houghton)

Special Citations

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Press Releases

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Public Service
Columbus (GA) Enquirer Sun
For the service which it rendered in its brave and energetic fight against the Ku Klux Klan; against the enactment of a law barring the teaching of evolution; against dishonest and incompetent public officials and for justice to the Negro and against lynching.
William Burke Miller of Louisville Courier-Journal
For his work in connection with the story of the trapping in Sand Cave, Kentucky, of Floyd Collins.
Editorial Writing
Edward M. Kingsbury of The New York Times
For the editorial entitled "House of a Hundred Sorrows."
Editorial Cartooning
D. R. Fitzpatrick of St. Louis Post-Dispatch
For "The Laws of Moses and the Laws of Today."