World War, 1939-1945
Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:
The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings about the company's entry candidate in the Miss Victory contest, winning the "E" award, and war bonds for workers. Also included are certificates and photographs, some with captions, of people working in various departments including women, and the "E" award ceremony.
The collection consists of annual reports, publications, event brochures, course descriptions, and undergraduate handbooks. Of note are the annual reports and undergraduate handbooks. The reports contain information on departmental activities, curriculum, staff changes, enrollment, research, publications, and faculty activities. The handbooks contain information on geography at MSU, course offerings, specialization policies, facilities, career guidance, faculty lists and faculty vitae.
The Easton Williams scrapbook collection consists of newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and pictures covering World War II. Several pictorial reviews of foreign countries and peoples are also included. Newspapers from around the United States were used, as well as several popular magazines. The bulk of the information is from 1929 to 1945, with greater coverage being given to the years 1941-1943. Williams also included a number of articles from 1918 about World War I.
The collection consists of an autobiography written by Edgar G. Nesman who graduated from Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) in 1950. The autobiography covers his life from childhood, his relatives, high school, service in World War II, student life at MSC, work in Cuba and Costa Rica, work at the University of Florida, and other professional travel. There is also some information about Nesman's grandmother who served as a housemother to male student boarders.