Greensboro, N. C. Self Created, 1920's. 8" x 10.5" blank page notebook with brown card cover and four staple binding. An eclectic combination of Autographs assembled by an earnest young man. Initial pages include his commentary notes on receipt of the autographs and period photos, Henry Goodwin (per SASE). The mix includes Politics: Calvin Coolidge, 1923 Vice President's Chamber Card (4" x 2.25", paper clip rust mark), with U.S. Memorandum note and card from The Vice President's Chamber; John J. Pershing (General of the Armies), cut and pasted signature and paste clips from mailing envelope; William McAdoo, 1929, TLS of on law firm letterhead. who was a U.S. Senator, Secretary of the Treasury and advisor to President Woodrow Wilson who was his father-in-law.
Music: Josef Hoffman, 1923. autograph with hand-drawn score from the operatic singer; Jose Iturbi Baguena, 1955 autograph on piano program, who was a Spanish conductor, pianist, actor and harpsichordist; 1983 Lena Horne ticket and signature. Literary: Edgar Albert Guest, letter and photo with signature, a British-born American poet; Howard Charles Witwer, 1229 TLS, who was a short story author, screen writer and cartoonist; 1960 Salzburg Festspiele concert program signed by performers. Sports: Four 1953 tennis star autographs including Ken McGregor, Frank Sedgman, Pancho Sgura and Jack Kramer; Miscellaneous autographs by Mel Trotter, Founder City Rescue Mission; Edward Bok, Signed motivational quotation. Several other unresearched autographs.
Period publicity photographs with a layer on rear as if removed from another mounting: Dame Julia Myra Hess, DBE was an English pianist, best known for her performances of the classical works: Serge Koussevitzky, Russian-born conductor, composer and music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra (1874-1951); Henry Jackson van Dyke Jr. was an American author, educator, diplomat, and clergyman; Nathan Mironovich Milstein, a Jewish Ukrainian-born American virtuoso violinist; Efram Zimbalist, violinist and conductor, Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz a Russian-born American classical pianist and composer; Henry Jackson van Dyke Jr. was an American author, educator, diplomat. Very Good. Item #2423