Published on November 8, 2017Harwell Goodwin Davis Library, constructed in 1956, is named for Samford's president from 1939 to 1958. Major Davis won commendation for his service in World War I, during which he witnessed a scene in the Argonne Forest in France that altered his calling in life. Listen to Davis explain his inspiration and conviction to accept the presidency of Howard College.
|Interviewee||Major Harwell G. Davis|
|Repository||Samford University Oral History Collection|
|Collection||University Library, Special Collection and University Archives|