Monnet B. Davis, American Minister to Denmark, 1945


Photograph, portrait. Monnet B. Davis, American Minister to Denmark, seated for portrait. Official Caption: "Rome. 6/7/45--New U.S. Minister to Denmark--Monnet B. Davis, chief of the Division of Foreign Service Administration of the U.S. State Department, has been nominated American Minister to Denmark by U.S. President Harry S. Truman. A veteran of the last war, Mr. Davis has served with the U.S. State Department since 1920 as Consul General, successively, at Stockholm, Shanghai, Singapore, and Buenos Aires. He was first Secretary of the U.S. Embassy at Buenos Aires in 1940, assigned to State Department Headquarters in Washington, U.S. Capital, in April, 1941, Mr. Davis became head of the Division of Foreign Service Administration in July, 1941.--PHE Photo—Serviced by Rome OWI (A List out).--Approved by appropriate military authority. 6625."”Location unknown. 07 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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