Clinton P. Anderson, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, June 1945


Photograph, portrait. Clinton P. Anderson, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. Official Caption: "Rome, June 11 1945--New U.S. Secretary of Agriculture--Rep. Clinton P. Anderson of the U.S. southwestern state of New Mexico has been nominated to be Secretary of Agriculture by President Harry S. Truman in the U.S. He will succeed Claude R. Wickard who resigned from the post in the President's cabinet. Mr. Anderson, who is 49 years old, was in charge of rural rehabilitation and relief in New Mexico during the 1930's. He was elected to the U.S. congress in 1941 as one of his state's two at-large House members.--PNT photo--Serviced by Rome OWI (A list out). Approved by appropriate military authority. 6656." Location unknown. 11 June 1945

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Items from the service of Isaac "Ike" Bethel Utley, who was born in Smith Mills, Kentucky on 3 March 1920. Ike enlisted in the Army Air Corps on 19 January 1942. He was shipped overseas to the European Theatre and worked with a supply division based out of the city of Naples with an office set up in a residential villa. Utley worked with the Office of War Information and used their photographs in news articles to inform soldiers of the progress of the war. At war's end, Utley returned stateside. A trunk full of over 800 photographs from the O.W.I. arrived on his doorstep from his office in Italy, sender unknown. This collection consists of those photographs.
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