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ARTHUR E. SUMMERFIELD - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 10/25/1956 - HFSID 291641

ARTHUR E. SUMMERFIELDEisenhower's Postmaster General responded to a Virginian and sent him an autographed card and some articles about the Post Office Department Typed Letter signed: "Arthur E. Summerfield" as Postmaster General, 1 page, 7x8¾. Washington, 1956 October 25.

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ARTHUR E. SUMMERFIELDEisenhower's Postmaster General responded to a Virginian and sent him an autographed card and some articles about the Post Office Department Typed Letter signed: "Arthur E. Summerfield" as Postmaster General, 1 page, 7x8¾. Washington, 1956 October 25. On letterhead of The Postmaster General addressed to Mr. Albert C. Wilkerson, Richmond, Virginia. In Full: "Dear Albert: I am very happy to assist you in your collection by sending you the enclosed autographed card. [not included] Also to further aid you in your knowledge of the Federal Government I am sending you several printed articles about the Post Office Department which you may find useful. Thank you for writing and I hope the enclosed will meet your approval. Sincerely yours" Arthur E. Summerfield (1899-1972) served as chairman of the Republican National Committee in 1952 and 1953. During the 1952 Republican National Convention he garnered support from Michigan voters for Dwight Eisenhower's bid for the Oval Office, playing a large role in Eisenhower's nomination. He was rewarded for his work for the party by being appointed Postmaster General (1953-1961). As Postmaster General, he modernized the mail sorting system and improved the United States Post Service's image via the ABC anthology series The Mail Story: Handle with Care (1954) and a new red, white, and blue color scheme. Mailing fold at center. Otherwise, fine condition.

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