Political Merry-Go-Round: 1938

Political Merry-Go-Round: 1938

Congressional worries and party lines were forgotten today as members of Congress and other high government officials frolicked at the annual Alfalfa Club outing on the estate of Joseph E. Himes, Frederick, Maryland, 1938. House Minority Leader Bert Snell, (left) of New York, and Senator Pat Harrison, of Mississippi, putting on an imitation war Admiral-Sea Biscuit race, riding amusement park merry-go-round horses. Harris & Ewing, photographer. Vintage photograph provided by LOC. Original Medium: glass negative.