ELLIOTT ROOSEVELT - INSCRIBED SIGNATURE 10/05/1946 CO-SIGNED BY: JONATHAN WORTH DANIELS, PAUL M. ANGLE, ARNOLD GESELL, HARNETT THOMAS KANE, RUSSELL DIXON JANNEY, FRED LANDON, FAYE EMERSON ROOSEVELT, HOWARD FAST - HFSID 29578
Sale Price $324.00
ELLIOTT ROOSEVELT, FAYE EMERSON, HOWARD FAST and others. Inscribed signatures: "My very best wishes to Mrs. Harbaugh/Elliott Roosevelt/October 5th 1946", "and Faye Emerson Roosevelt", "To Rose Olller Harbaugh - let's have another fire!/Paul M. Angle. Oct. 8, 1946.", "Arnold Gesell - Yale University/10-28-46 Clinical Child Development", "With thanks to Rose Harbaugh/Jonathan Daniels - November 2, 1946", "For Rose Oller Harbaugh - (who was/very kind to me & 'New Orleans Woman')/Harnett I. Kane - Dec. 4, 1946" and on verso "To Mrs Rose Oller Harbaugh/very sincere gratitude/and regard/Russell Janney.", "It has been a pleasure to meet/Mrs. Rose Oller Harbaugh on this/visit to Chicago on September 27, 1946./Fred Landon./University of Western Ontario/London, Canada", and "With a [several words illegible] of the loveliest gestures - ever to warm my [illegible]/Rose Harbaugh/Howard Fast", 7½x11¼ album leaf. ELLIOTT ROOSEVELT (1910-1990), the third son of Franklin D. Roosevelt, was born ten months after his brother, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. (1909-1909), died at seven months old. Elliott was Mayor of Miami Beach from 1965-1967. Faye Emerson was the second of his five wives. Actress FAYE EMERSON (1917-1983) began her film career in 1941, appearing in six films that year. Emerson, whose film credits include The Desert Song (1943), Destination Tokyo (1943), Hollywood Canteen (1944) and A Face in the Crowd, had her greatest success on the small screen, hosting a number of TV programs in the early 1950s. She was so popular that it is rumored that TV's Emmy Awards are named in her honor. Emerson, later marred to bandleader Skitch Henderson, was married to Elliott Roosevelt from 1944 to 1950. HOWARD FAST (1914-2003) was a best selling author, beginning in the late 1930s, and later a screenwriter. His works took a left-wing political viewpoint, and he was for a time a member of the Communist Party, although he later denounced the Party. His best known novels include Freedom Road (1944), Spartacus (1951) and The Immigrants (1977). PAUL M. ANGLE is a historian who whose publications include a collection of Abraham Lincoln's writings and of the Lincoln-Douglas debates of 1858. ARNOLD GESELL (1880-1961) was an American psychologist noted for his work in child development. FRED LANDON, a Canadian historian, was a President of the University of Western Ontario. RUSSELL JANNEY wrote a novel, The Miracle of the Bells (1948) and helped turn it into a 1956 film. HARNETT KANE wrote fiction and nonfiction works about the old South, including an illustrated history, Gone Are the Days. Slightly frayed at left edge where page was removed from a book. Fine condition.
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