About the Collection
This collection was donated by Sam P. Williams, the son of Tiffany Williams, in 1986 and consists of Williams's reminiscences of his experiences as a military officer in the Philippine Constabulary stationed in the mountain district of North Central Luzon, particularly his essay Spear and bolo interlude (68 [i.e., 72] p., typescript with holograph corrections); of his employment by the Standard-Vacuum Oil Company of New York in the South China Division, including an essay and a report describing the Japanese invasion of Hong Kong in 1941 and his subsequent six-month imprisonment at the internment camp on Stanley Peninsula; and of a childhood friendship with a black man, accused, tried, convicted, and hung for the murder of a white policeman in Booneville, Missouri.
1 box, 277 items.
- To view Mirlyn listing for this collection click here.
- Tiffany Williams photograph collection [photographs].
- 268 photographs (some postcards) : b&w ; 3 x 4 cm.-20 x 26 cm. 3 postcards : tinted ; 9 x 25 cm.
- This collection can also be viewed at the Philippine Photographs Digital Archive website. (University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service, Digital Library Collections and Publications).
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