Mary Wood Long
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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.
1 hour, 30 minutes
Grant, Vernon, "Interview with Vernon Grant" (1977). Winthrop University Oral History Program. OH 040.
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