Preliminary Inventory of the G. William Gahagan Papers, 1941-1954

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Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Preliminary Inventory of the G. William Gahagan Papers, 1941-1998

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Processed by:
Hoover Institution staff
Encoded by:
Brooke Dykman Dockter
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: G. William Gahagan Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1941-1998
Collection Number: 75057
Creator: Gahagan, G. William, 1912-
Collection Size: 6 manuscript boxes, 8 motion picture film reels (3.2 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Photographs, maps, motion picture film, and miscellany, relating to Office of War Information analysis of Japanese propaganda, and preparation of American propaganda during World War II. Includes a few examples of postwar American anti-communist propaganda.
Physical location: Hoover Institution Archives
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open for research.
The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], G. William Gahagan Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Access Points

Propaganda, Anti-communist.
Propaganda, American.
Propaganda, Japanese.
World War, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda.
World War, 1939-1945--United States.
Japan.
United States--Foreign relations.
Moving-pictures.
United States. Office of War Information.


Collection Contents

Reel 1

"Point Rationing of Foods," United States Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures, 1 reel, 16 mm.

Reel 2

"The Liberation of Rome," United States Army Pictorial Service, in collaboration with British Service Unites, 1 reel, 16 mm.

Reel 3

"Fury in the Pacific," United States Army, Navy and Marine Corps, 1 reel, 16 mm.

Reel 4

"The Fighting Lady: A Drama of the Pacific," Twentieth Century Fox, color, 2 reels, 16 mm.

Reel 5

"Japanese Sign Final Surrender," United Newsreel #171-B, 1 reel, 16 mm., with English transcript

Reel 6

"Japanese Shipping Paper," United Newsreel #169, 1 reel, 16 mm., with Japanese transcript. Includes "China's Premier, T. V. Soong, Visits United States," "Allies Reveal Details of Radar," and "Atomic Bomb Secrets to Be Closely Guarded"

Reel 7

"San Francisco, 1945: The United Nations Conference on International Organization, April 25th -June 26th," United Films, 1 reel, 16 mm.

Reel 8

"Arturo Toscanini conducting Music of Giuseppe Verdi with the NBC Symphony, Jan Peerce and the Westminster Choir," 1 reel, 16 mm.