Autographs from people credited in 1993 The Great Depression

  • MARIAN ANDERSON The singer signs on a 5½x4½ green album leaf Signature: "Marian Anderson", 5½x4½ green album leaf. Marian Anderson (1897-1993), a contralto who sang both operas and spirituals, began her concert career in 1924.

    Sale Price $216.00

    $240.00

  • MARIAN ANDERSON Marian Anderson signs in bold blue ink on an 8¼x4¾ album leaf Signature: "Marian Anderson", 8¼x4¾ album leaf. Marian Anderson (1897-1993), a contralto who sang both operas and spirituals, began her concert career in 1924.

    Sale Price $216.00

    $240.00

  • MARIAN ANDERSON Marian Anderson signs for a fan on an album leaf in 1938 Signature: "Marian Anderson/1938", 7¾x6 green album leaf. Marian Anderson (1897-1993), a contralto who sang both operas and spirituals, began her concert career in 1924.

    Sale Price $216.00

    $240.00

  • MARIAN ANDERSON Anderson writes a thank you letter after a performance in Portland Autograph Letter Signed: "Marian Anderson," 1p, 7x10¼. Portland, Oregon, no year, February 15, 1 A.M. On Hotel Benson stationery. The contralto writes to unnamed recipients.

    Sale Price $414.00

    $460.00

  • MARIAN ANDERSON Sepia photograph (3½x5) of Marian Anderson- profile Photograph inscribed and signed: "To/Wes Baleria/with/kind regards/from/Marian Anderson". Sepia, 3½x5, side view. Marian Anderson (1897-1993), a contralto who sang both operas and spirituals, began her concert career in 1924.

    Sale Price $510.00

    $600.00

  • MARIAN ANDERSON Full length sepia of Marian Anderson - elegantly gowned in front of arched doorway Photograph signed: "Marian Anderson". Sepia, 7x9½. Marian Anderson (1897-1993), a contralto who sang both operas and spirituals, began her concert career in 1924.

    Sale Price $680.00

    $800.00

  • MARIAN ANDERSON Black and white photograph (3¼x5½) of Anderson on stage Photograph signed: "Marian Anderson". B/w, 3¼x5½. Marian Anderson (1897-1993), a

    Sale Price $595.00

    $700.00

  • MARIAN ANDERSONVintage sepia of Marian Anderson Photograph signed: "Marian Anderson/11-11-40". Sepia, 6¼x8. Signed during a transcontinental and European concert tour. Anderson had previously performed in Vienna, Paris and Berlin between 1930 and 1935.

    Sale Price $765.00

    $900.00

  • MARIAN ANDERSON Vintage 3½x5¼ postcard photo of the "once in a century" vocalist in stage costume, signed in white ink Photograph signed: "Yours truly/Marian Anderson/1937". B/w, 3½x5¼ postcard photo.

    Sale Price $595.00

    $700.00

  • MARIAN ANDERSON Marian Anderson autographs an envelope Envelope signed: "Marian Anderson", 6½x3¾ envelope, postmarked Danbury, Connecticut, 1966 September 2, 5-cent American Music stamp affixed, addressed to Dr. R. Edward Bellamy, Bakersfield, California.

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

  • MARIAN ANDERSON Marian Anderson signs on a program photograph Magazine Photograph signed: "Marian Anderson". B/w, 7¼x9¾, affixed to hardstock. Marian Anderson (1897-1993), a contralto who sang both operas and spirituals, began her concert career in 1924.

    Sale Price $396.00

    $440.00

  • MARIAN ANDERSON and FRANZ RUPP The singer signs her photograph in a promotional magazine for artists and her accompanist signs his own page. Magazine signed: "Marian Anderson" beneath color photograph of the contralto on the first page, 24 pages, 8¾x11½.

    Sale Price $396.00

    $440.00

  • MARIAN ANDERSON Marian Anderson signs a concert program Program signed: "Marian Anderson," 8p, 7x10¼. In Spanish, no place, 1937 August 15. A "Concierto Popular" presented by "La Organización de Conciertos Iriberri y L.R.I Radio El Mundo" picturing the contralto on the cover.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • MARIAN ANDERSON. Program signed: "Marian Anderson", 24p, 9x12. Entitled: "Sol Hurok, presents Marian Anderson". Nicolas Publishing Co., Inc., New York City. Souvenir program of a concert tour, containing features songs, a biography and many b/w photos of the singer.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • MARIAN ANDERSON Marian Anderson signs program from her concert at Purdue Hall of Music Program signed: "Marian Anderson", 4p, 6x9. "S. Hurok/presents/Marian Anderson/Contralto/Franz Rupp at the Piano/A Purdue University Convocation/Saturday, March 17, 1956/8 p.m./Purdue Hall of Music".

    Sale Price $306.00

    $340.00

  • MARIAN ANDERSON Marian Anderson sends a letter of appreciation Typed Letter signed: "Marian Anderson", 1p. 7x10½, personal letterhead. No place, 1955 February 3, to Mrs. Sheen. In full: "Thank you for your letter. We enjoyed doing the Cleveland concert very much and are so happy that it gave you pleasure.

    Sale Price $450.00

    $500.00

  • MARIAN ANDERSON Anderson sends a letter sending thanks and an autograph magazine cover Typed Letter Signed: "Marian Anderson", 1p, 7¼x10½. Mariana Farm, Danbury, Connecticut, 1963 February 3. To William Marc McCrary, New York.

    Sale Price $450.00

    $500.00

  • MARIAN ANDERSON The first Black singer to perform at the Metropolitan Opera House thanks the press in her native Philadelphia. Typed Letter Signed: "Marian Anderson", 1p, 8¼x10½. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1941 March 24.On her personal stationery to "The Evening Public Ledger", Philadelphia.

    Sale Price $450.00

    $500.00

  • MARIAN ANDERSON Marian Anderson sends a letter of appreciation Typed Letter Signed: "Marian Anderson", 1p, 7¼x10½ Marianna Farm, Joe's Hill Road, Danbury, Connecticut. On letterhead imprinted with her name to Mr. T. Roy Pitts, Anniston, Alabama.

    Sale Price $450.00

    $500.00

  • MARIAN ANDERSON Marian Anderson sends thank you letter for a sculpture Typed Letter Signed: "Marian Anderson", 1p, 7¼x10½. Mariana Farm, Danbury, Connecticut, 1965 August 18. On her personal letterhead to Mrs. Eugene Dexter, Clintonville, Wisconsin.

    Sale Price $450.00

    $500.00

  • CORETTA SCOTT KING and MARIAN ANDERSON Both sign a First Day Cover honoring American women First Day Cover signed: "Coretta Scott King", "Marian Anderson/9/13/'73", 6½x3¾. FDC honoring American Women, postmarked Washington, D.C., June 2, 1960, 4-cent stamp affixed. FIRST DAY OF ISSUE.

    Sale Price $510.00

    $600.00

  • MAX BAER. Signature: "Your boxing pal -/Max Baer/1940", 4x2¾ irregularly cut heavy paper. Signed in pencil. Baer won the World Heavyweight Boxing crown from Primo Carnero (June, 1934) and lost it one year later to Jim Braddock. Baer (1909-1959) had previously defeated German heavyweight Max Schmeling, but he later lost to Joe Louis.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • MAX BAER Rare black and white MGM publicity photograph of the heavyweight championship boxer turned actor. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Ed-/Best of luck pal/Your friend/Max Baer/1937 -". B/w, 8x10.

    Sale Price $552.50

    $650.00

  • MAX BAER. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Wilbur/Best of luck/Sincerely/Max Baer/1938". B/w, 5½x7. Boxing pose of the 1934-1935 World Heavyweight Champion. Baer (1909-1959) defeated German heavyweight Max Schmeling but lost to Joe Louis.

    Sale Price $467.50

    $550.00

  • MAX BAER World Heavyweight Champion, 1934-1935. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To E.T. Manfred/Best of luck/Sincerely/Max Baer/1942". Sepia, 5x7. Baer fought from 1929-1941 and won the heavyweight championship by knocking out Primo Carnera in 11 rounds on June 14, 1935.

    Sale Price $342.00

    $380.00

  • MAX BAER. Photograph inscribed and signed: "Howard/I just got hit by/a slug and died/in The Navy Comes Through/Your pal/Max Baer/1946". B/w, 10x8. Baer was World Heavyweight Champion from 1934-1935. Lightly creased. Worn at edges. Tape remnant on verso (no show through). Overall, fine condition.

    Sale Price $531.25

    $625.00

  • MAX BAER. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To/Walter/Your friend /Max Baer/1947". B/w, 8x10. World Heavyweight Champion Max Baer (1909-1959) defeated champion Max Schmeling in 1934, losing the title to Joe Louis in 1935. Lightly creased and soiled. Photographer's stamp on verso (no show through).

    Sale Price $531.25

    $625.00

  • THE CHAMPION BOXER TURNED ACTOR SIGNS A PROMOTIONAL PHOTOGRAPH FOR HIS 1943 FILM, LADIES DAY, IN WHICH HE PLAYED HIPPO JONES   MAX BAER. Photograph inscribed and signed: "May -/Love & hugs/Max Baer/1947". B/w, 8x10. Promotional photo for the film Ladies' Day, captioned in lower margin. © RKO Radio Pictures, 1943.

    Sale Price $531.25

    $625.00

  • MAX BAERFormer heavyweight champ Baer signed this 6x8 membership application for the American Federation of Radio Artists in 1940. Document signed "Max Baer". With notations in pencil and blank ink in lower right corner in unknown hand. 2 pages, 6¼x8¼, 1 sheet, front and verso. May 16, 1940.

    Sale Price $531.25

    $625.00

  • MAX BAER. Original Silhouette inscribed and signed: "Miss Betty/My but your nice/to me - Sincerely/1-30-34 Max Baer", 3¾x7 card. To artist Betty Kaufman. On June 14, 1934, six months later, Max Baer (1909-1959) scored a TKO over Primo Carnera in the 11th round to become World Heavyweight Champion.

    Sale Price $396.00

    $440.00

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