Clippings (information artifacts)
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Harold Cheatham's papers span his active career in higher education and public service. They include numerous published writings, some unpublished writings, presentations and speeches, business correspondence, photographs, news clippings and certificates. In addition there are case files and correspondence related to two discrimination suits brought by him in the 1970s.
William B. Johnson, career military man and Clemson alumnus, used expertise and knowledge gained while a cadet in Clemson College's school of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering to become an inventor and vehicle design team specialist while in the Army.
Manny Lawton, Clemson alumnus (class of 1940), author, and lecturer. Served as battalion military advisor with the Philippine Army until Allied forces fell to the Japanese during WWII. Survived the atrocities of Bataan, only to subsequently spend 3 ½ years as a prisoner of war. Lawton's ability and willingness to share his experiences give great insight into the struggles of imprisoned soldiers during wartime.
The War Information Center was established at Clemson College in April 1942. It was one of roughly 140 colleges and universities across the United States designated by the Library Service Division of the U.S. Office of Education to receive a wide range of publications and information in order to keep communities informed about the war effort in an age before mass media. The collection contains materials that document the events of World War II and its immediate aftermath.