Item #1342 Typed Note Signed on The White House Stationary. Mamie Dowd Eisenhower.

Typed Note Signed on The White House Stationary

Washington DC: April 5, 1960. SIGNED "Mamie Doud Eisenhower" in a large, firm, clean 5" autograph. 6" x 9.25" on cream colored stationary with The White House, Washington letterhead. Fine item with usual two mailing folds, includes original 4-cent, 4th of July 1959 stamp with "Smokey the Bear" cancelation on included White House envelope. Ever the gracious First Lady hostess, Mamie rarely missed an opportunity to communicate with supporters and constituents.

Vivian Martin Unander (1925 - 2010) was born in Leavenworth, Washington and attended Washington State University in Pullman, where her grandfather was a founding regent. Vivien moved to Portland, where she worked as a secretary and fashion model. She married Sigfrid Benson Unander, a public servant who served two terms as Oregon State Treasurer and with whom she had two children. An accomplished painter and art historian, Vivian showed her work in galleries and exhibitions. She served on the board of the Portland Symphony and was a benefactor to several charitable nonprofit organizations. Her hobbies included sailing, hiking, gardening and studying French and Japanese culture and language. Fine. Item #1342

"Dear Mrs. Unander, Thank you very much...It was such a pleasure to meet you and your husband here at the White House last Thursday! With warmest good wishes to you both. Sincerely, /s/ Mamie Doud Eisenhower.

Price: $85.00

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