Interview with Vernon Grant

Interviewee

Vernon Grant

Interviewer

Mary Long

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Abstract

Vernon Simeon Plemion Grant (1902-1990) was an American illustrator known for his whimsical gnome characters and fairy tale drawings. He was the creator of the Snap, Crackle and Pop advertisement for Kellogg Brothers, Inc., Vernon Grant describes his childhood and education, becoming an artist, his first magazine cover, the development of the Snap, Crackle, and Pop characters his work in advertising and as the Rock Hill Chamber of Commerce executive director.

Publication Date

6-14-1977

Unique Identifier

OH 040

Format

1 Cassette

Length

1 hour, 30 minutes

Disciplines

Oral History

Interview with Vernon Grant

LC Subject Headings

Grant, Vernon, 1902-1990 -- Childhood and youth, Illustrators, Kellogg Company, Commercial art, Magazine covers, Boards of trade -- South Carolina -- Rock Hill, City promotion -- South Carolina -- Rock Hill

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