From the Pulitzer timeline: 1937
1937 Winners


Letters, Drama, and Music

Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell (Macmillan)
You Can't Take It With You by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman
The Flowering of New England 1815-1865 by Van Wyck Brooks (Dutton)
Biography or Autobiography
Hamilton Fish by Allan Nevins (Dodd)
A Further Range by Robert Frost (Holt)

Special Citations

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Public Service
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
For its exposure of wholesale fraudulent registration in St. Louis. By a coordinated news, editorial and cartoon campaign this newspaper succeeded in invalidating upwards of 40,000 fraudulent ballots in November and brought about the appointment of a new election board.
John J. O'Neill, William L. Laurence, Howard W. Blakeslee, Gobind Behari Lal and David Dietz of New York Herald Tribune, The New York Times, AP, Universal Service and Scripps-Howard (respectively)
For their coverage of science at the tercentenary of Harvard University.
Anne O'Hare McCormick of New York Times
For her dispatches and feature articles from Europe in 1936.
Editorial Writing
John W. Owens of The Baltimore Sun
For distinguished editorial writing during the year.
Editorial Cartooning
C.D. Batchelor of New York Daily News
For "Come on in, I'll treat you right. I used to know your Daddy."