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American midget actor Major Mite is held aloft by Sergeant Charles... News Photo1930-1939,Actor,Adult,Adults Only,Archival,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Black And White,Cap,Carrying,Film Industry,Human Interest,Looking At Camera,Men,Midget,Military,Military Uniform,Only Men,People,Photography,Politics,Portrait,Poster,Recruitment,Saluting,Text,Two People,US Marine Corps,US Military,USA,Waist UpPhotographer Collection: Archive Photos 2007 Getty ImagesAmerican midget actor Major Mite (Clarence Chesterfield Howerton, 1913 - 1975) is held aloft by Sergeant Charles Bowler, at a US Marines recruiting station, circa 1930. Major Mite has been made mascot of the Marines Corps recuiting detachment. (Photo by FPG/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)