U.S. Attorney General Francis Biddle, 1945


Photograph, portrait. Francis Biddle, U.S. Attorney General and primary American judge during the postwar Nuremberg trials. "Sept. 26, 1945. FRANCIS BIDDLE APPOINTED U.S. JUDGE ON INTERNATIONAL WAR TRIAL TRIBUNAL. FRANCIS BIDDLE was appointed by U.S. President Harry S. Truman on Aug. 12, 1945, to be the American judge on the international tribunal that will try Nazi war criminals/ The new U.S. judge for the international tribunal was born in France in 1886 and was graduated from Harvard University. He spent a year as private secretary to the U.S. Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, before beginning the practice on law in 1912. PHOTO THROUGH U. S. I. S. ROME 43983-UN-PWW." Location unknown. 26 September 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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