U.S. Attorney General Tom Clark, 1945


Photograph, portrait. U.S. Attorney General Tom C. Clark in suit and tie. Official Caption: "Rome, 6/5/45--New U.S. Attorney General--Forty-five-year-old Tom C. Clark will succeed Francis Biddle, who resigned from the post, as U.S. Attorney General in the cabinet of President Harry S. Truman. He has been Assistant Attorney General since March, 1943, when the late U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed him to take charge of the Justice Department's Anti-Trust Division.--PME Photo--Serviced by Rome OWI (A List out). Approved by appropriate military authority. 6585." Location unknown. 5 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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Portrait photographs
Government officials--American
Cabinet officers--American