Correspondence, memoranda, reports, photographs, motion picture film, printed matter, and wartime propaganda relating to G.
William Gahagan's work with the Office of War Information during World War II, focusing on American propaganda operations
and analyses of Japanese propaganda. Also included are a few examples of postwar American anti-communist propaganda and information
on the 1945 United Nations Conference on International Organization (UNCIO).
George William Gahagan was born on June 22, 1912 in Toledo, Ohio. He spent his childhood in Indianapolis, Indiana before moving
to Goshen, New York in 1927. Gahagan attended Dartmouth College, entering with the class of 1935, but did not complete his
degree at this time. He married Lorna Jane Plump in 1939 and had four children with her: Michael, Kathleen (Tappy), Lissa,
8 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 card file box, 1 oversize folder, 8 motion picture film reels
(4.55 linear feet)
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Collection open for research.