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title:

Joseph E. Davies, Commencement Speaker

image number:

P0037846

description:

Davies held many positions in the United States government. He was the first chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, the second US ambassador to the Soviet Union, and ambassador to Belgium and Luxembourg. In 1942, Davies would become the chairman of President Roosevelt's War Relief Control Board and would later serve as special advisor to President Harry Truman. At the time he spoke at IU, he had just released his best-selling book Mission to Moscow.

date taken:

1942 May 10

film code:

Eastman - Safety - Kodak 109

photographer studio:

Photographic Services

photographer studio:

Graham, Allen

donor image number:

5382

accession number:

2000/003

copyright owner:

Indiana University

personal name:

Wells, Herman B

personal name:

Davies, Joseph Edward

location of individuals:

(l to r) IU President Herman B Wells, Joseph Edward Davies

event name:

Commencement

topic:

College administrators

topic:

Government officials

topic:

Ambassadors

topic:

Authors

topic:

Visitors (Other)

series:

Groups

subseries:

Administration

folder:

Commencement