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  • J. EDGAR HOOVER - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED CIRCA 1951 CO-SIGNED BY: A. HOLMES  - HFSID 82314
    J. EDGAR HOOVER - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED CIRCA 1951 CO-SIGNED BY: A. HOLMES BALDRIDGE, A. DEVITT VANECH, JOSEPH C. DUGGAN, WILLIAM AMORY UNDERHILL, H. GRAHAM MORRISON, JAMES M. MCINERNEY, DEAN L. SCHEDLER, FREDERICK C. KILGUSS, ARGYLE R. MACKEY, SAL ANDRETTA - HFSID 82314
    J. EDGAR HOOVER and the DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Signatures from 15 members of the Department of Justice circa 1951, including J. Edgar Hoover, Assistant Attorney General H. Graham Morrison, and lobbyist William Amory Underhill. Extremely rare! Autograph sentiment signed: "With Warmest regards and/highest esteem", "J.

    Sale Price $450.00

    $500.00

  • J. EDGAR HOOVER - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH 01/14/1937  - HFSID 43061
    J. EDGAR HOOVER - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH 01/14/1937 - HFSID 43061
    J. EDGAR HOOVER J. Edgar Hoover signs a 10x14 publicity photograph. Large Photograph inscribed and signed: "To American History Students,/Centralia Township High School/With best wishes/J. Edgar Hoover/1-14-37". Sepia, 10x14 overall, image 5x8½, (one surface). J.

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

  • J. EDGAR HOOVER - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH 05/28/1948  - HFSID 169235
    J. EDGAR HOOVER - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH 05/28/1948 - HFSID 169235
    J. EDGAR HOOVER Large 9x11½ sepia-toned bust photo of J. Edgar Hoover in a tie and pinstriped suit, signed with his "Best wishes" in 1948 Inscribed photograph signed "To Michael Zales/Best wishes/5-28-48 J. Edgar Hoover". B/w sepia-toned, 9x11½ overall, 6¾x8¾ image, one surface, printed on cardstock.

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

  • J. EDGAR HOOVER - INSCRIBED ILLUSTRATION SIGNED 06/26/1940  - HFSID 32956
    J. EDGAR HOOVER - INSCRIBED ILLUSTRATION SIGNED 06/26/1940 - HFSID 32956
    J. EDGAR HOOVER Hoover signed this 9x11 printed Paul Frehm portrait of himself, from the neck up and in suit-and-tie, "With best wishes" in 1940. Inscribed printed portrait signed "For J. Duane Upton/With best wishes/J. Edgar Hoover/6-26-40". B/w, 9x11 overall, 6¾x8½ image, one surface.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • J. EDGAR HOOVER - INSCRIBED ILLUSTRATION SIGNED 08/04/1941  - HFSID 182688
    J. EDGAR HOOVER - INSCRIBED ILLUSTRATION SIGNED 08/04/1941 - HFSID 182688
    J. EDGAR HOOVER Hoover signed this printed Paul Frehm portrait of himself, from the neck up and in suit-and-tie, "Best wishes" in 1941. Inscribed printed portrait signed "To Horace Hilton Pato/Best wishes/J. Edgar Hoover/8-4-41." B/w, 8¼x10¼ overall, 7¼x9 image, one surface.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • J. EDGAR HOOVER - PRINTED CARD SIGNED IN INK  - HFSID 2797
    J. EDGAR HOOVER - PRINTED CARD SIGNED IN INK - HFSID 2797
    J. EDGAR HOOVER This card, signed by Hoover in blue ink, is printed with his name and "Director Federal Bureau of Investigation". Printed card signed in ink: "J. Edgar Hoover" in blue ink. 5½x2½ white paper. Captioned: "Autograph/J. Edgar Hoover/Director/Federal Bureau of Investigation".

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/10/1955  - HFSID 218295
    J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/10/1955 - HFSID 218295
    J. EDGAR HOOVER J. Edgar Hoover sends a typed letter to a fan. Typed Letter Signed: "J. Edgar Hoover" as Director of the F.B.I., 1p, 8x10½. Washington, D.C., 1955 January 10. To George L. Geiger, Research Assistant, Department of the Attorney General, State House, Boston.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/19/1937  - HFSID 46876
    J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/19/1937 - HFSID 46876
    J. EDGAR HOOVER J. Edgar Hoover sends a typed letter thanking the recipient for his kind remarks. Typed Letter Signed: "J. Edgar Hoover" as Director of the FBI, 1p, 6½x9. Washington, D.C., 1937 January 19. To Bernard J. Wells, State's Attorney, Baltimore.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/11/1935 CO-SIGNED BY: JAMES M. MEAD - HFSID 46065
    J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/11/1935 CO-SIGNED BY: JAMES M. MEAD - HFSID 46065
    J. EDGAR HOOVER and JAMES M. MEAD He signs a typed letter to a New York Congressman, giving assurance that a job applicant will receive "careful consideration." The Congressman signs a staffer's typed note at bottom. Typed Letter signed: "J. E. Hoover" as FBI Director, 1 page, 8x10½. Washington, D.C.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/11/1968  - HFSID 1211
    J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/11/1968 - HFSID 1211
    J. EDGAR HOOVER J. Edgar Hoover sends a typed letter saying that he regrets but he is not able to help with a narcotics problem. Typed Letter Signed: "J. Edgar Hoover" as Director of the FBI, 1p, 7x9½. Washington, 1968 March 11. To Mrs. Hilda Kopelman, Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/28/1950  - HFSID 253414
    J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/28/1950 - HFSID 253414
    J. EDGAR HOOVER About bank robber Willie Sutton. Typed Letter Signed: "J. Edgar Hoover" as Director of the FBI, 1p, 8x10½. Washington, D.C., 1950 March 28. To Carl M. Holmgren, Concord, New Hampshire.

    Sale Price $405.00

    $450.00

  • J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/08/1947  - HFSID 123
    J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/08/1947 - HFSID 123
    J. EDGAR HOOVER Thank you letter on his official stationery, to an Ohio admirer Typed letter signed: "J. Edgar Hoover", 1 page, 8x10½, on letterhead of the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC., 1947 April 8. Addressed to Mrs. G. H.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/21/1955  - HFSID 79747
    J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/21/1955 - HFSID 79747
    J. EDGAR HOOVERThe director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation pens his name on this letter responding to the recipient's request for a bulletin Typed Letter signed: "J. E. Hoover" as Director of the Bureau of Investigation, 1p, 8x7. Washington 25. D.C., 1955 April 21.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 05/03/1960  - HFSID 17993
    J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 05/03/1960 - HFSID 17993
    Hoover signed this letter in 1960 in response to a letter from James W. Scoville, a lawyer in Osage City, Kansas. In this letter, Hoover said that Richard W. Hobson, Jr., whom Scoville was looking for in order to settle an estate, "was known to the Warden of the State Penitentiary, McAlester, Oklahoma".

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 05/12/1961  - HFSID 285077
    J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 05/12/1961 - HFSID 285077
    J. EDGAR HOOVER Typed Letter signed by him as FBI Director in 1961, declining to comment on a film about communism produced by the House Un-American Activities Committee Typed Letter signed: "J. Edgar Hoover" as FBI Director, 1 page, 8x10½. Washington, D.C., 1960 May 12.

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

  • J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 05/14/1971  - HFSID 82313
    J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 05/14/1971 - HFSID 82313
    J. EDGAR HOOVER J. Edgar Hoover sends a typed letter thanking a couple for their support. Typed Letter Signed: "J. Edgar Hoover" as Director of the FBI, 1p, 7¼x9½, mounted to a board of same size. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, D.C., 1971 May 14. To Donald J.

    Sale Price $405.00

    $450.00

  • J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 07/03/1936  - HFSID 82017
    J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 07/03/1936 - HFSID 82017
    J. EDGAR HOOVER J. Edgar Hoover sends his autograph photograph to a collector and a letter of endorsement for the Boy Scouts of America. Typed Letter Signed: "J. Edgar Hoover" as Director of the FBI, 1p, 6½x9. Washington, D.C., 1936 July 3. To Dr. Charles D.

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

  • J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 07/13/1939  - HFSID 15425
    J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 07/13/1939 - HFSID 15425
    Hoover signed this typed letter to U. S. Judge Asa S. Herzog in 1939. Hoover provided Herzog with a case summary (not included) that he wished Herzog to use in the preparation of his 1940 book Camera, Take the Stand!

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 07/25/1935  - HFSID 27281
    J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 07/25/1935 - HFSID 27281
    J. EDGAR HOOVER J. Edgar Hoover sends a typed letter explaining that the recipient can visit the Bureau but will not be able to lend his name as a co-author on a series of articles. Typed Letter Signed: "J. Edgar Hoover" as Director, 1p, 6½x9. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, D.C.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 07/28/1937  - HFSID 266547
    J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 07/28/1937 - HFSID 266547
    This rare personal letter - the first we've ever seen - was signed by Hoover and typed for the wife of his ghostwriter Courtney Ryley Cooper in 1937. Hoover discusses his concerns about an upcoming reorganization bill in Congress in this letter. But he also attends to personal matters, encouraging Cooper and his wife to visit him on the West Coast and expressing reluctance at sending them "an early youth picture" of himself.

    Sale Price $531.25

    $625.00

  • J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 07/28/1959  - HFSID 32082
    J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 07/28/1959 - HFSID 32082
    Hoover signed this typed letter on FBI letterhead in 1959. It was sent to Robert Morris, a security representative at Douglas Aircraft. Hoover stated in this letter that he can't comment on the reliability of any information that Morris has received, but reminds him that "It is the responsibility of all loyal Americans to promptly report any information relating to the internal security of this country to the FBI".

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 10/23/1946  - HFSID 17994
    J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 10/23/1946 - HFSID 17994
    J. EDGAR HOOVER Hoover signed this typed letter to a type face company named Robinson in 1946, requesting a copy of their typeface catalog to help the FBI Laboratory analyze printed materials. Typed letter signed "J. E. Hoover". 1 page, 7¾x10¼, on Hoover's letterhead from the Federal Bureau Investigation with U. S.

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

  • J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 11/05/1948  - HFSID 30679
    J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 11/05/1948 - HFSID 30679
    J. EDGAR HOOVER Hoover signed this typed letter on FBI letterhead in 1948 to commiserate with C. Douglass Buck over the loss of his U. S. Senator seat to J. Allen Frear in Delaware. Typed letter signed "J. Edgar Hoover" in blue ink.

    Sale Price $337.50

    $375.00

  • J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 11/20/1945  - HFSID 293495
    J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 11/20/1945 - HFSID 293495
    J. EDGAR HOOVER Signed letter to a wounded US Army Air Corps captain (and future CEO) at the end of World War II Typed Letter signed: "J. E. Hoover" as FBI Director, 1 page, 7x9, affixed to 8½x7 paper. Washington, D.C., 1945 November 20.

    Sale Price $337.50

    $375.00

  • J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 12/22/1941  - HFSID 80977
    J. EDGAR HOOVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 12/22/1941 - HFSID 80977
    This letter, signed by Hoover, was sent to NBC in 1941 exactly two weeks after the United States declared war on Japan. It accompanied 750 employee fingerprint cards, which NBC used to screen its employees and applicants for criminal records. Accompanied by a carbon copy of NBC's request for these cards.

    Sale Price $595.00

    $700.00

  • MERVYN LEROY - COLLECTION WITH JAMES JIMMY STEWART, J. EDGAR HOOVER - HFSID 293844
    MERVYN LEROY - COLLECTION WITH JAMES "JIMMY" STEWART, J. EDGAR HOOVER - HFSID 293844
    Stewart's contract to appear in the movie, accompanied by a letter from the Bureau's Director thanking Stewart for a visit during filming. Hoover had personally selected Stewart for the role, and was deeply involved in the making of the movie. Also included is an autograph by director Mervyn LeRoy and two stills from the movie, one of them signed by Stewart!

    Sale Price $2,550.00

    $3,000.00

  • ELIJAH MUHAMMAD - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED CHECK 06/07/1971  - HFSID 84465
    ELIJAH MUHAMMAD - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED CHECK 06/07/1971 - HFSID 84465
    ELIJAH MUHAMMAD The Minster of Islam signs on a check for $6,177.00, drawn from The honorable Elijah Muhammad's Poor Fund account Check signed: "Elijah Muhammad", 7½x3. Chicago, Illinois, 1971 June 7. Check No.

    Sale Price $1,020.00

    $1,200.00

  • ELIJAH MUHAMMAD - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/30/1958  - HFSID 274082
    ELIJAH MUHAMMAD - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/30/1958 - HFSID 274082
    ELIJAH MUHAMMAD The leader of the Nation of Islam writes to Brother Roy X. Munford at his New Jersey temple regarding an account due to the "Pittsburgh Courier". The "Messenger of Allah" is being annoyed by writings and callings and wishes to know when the account will be settled.

    Sale Price $680.00

    $800.00

  • FIRST LADY ELEANOR ROOSEVELT - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 293671
    FIRST LADY ELEANOR ROOSEVELT - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 293671
    ELEANOR ROOSEVELT Shown in Red Cross uniform on an official wartime visit to Australia, accompanied by Mrs. Douglas MacArthur, and by US and Australian generals Photograph signed: "Eleanor Roosevelt". B/w, 10x8.

    Sale Price $510.00

    $600.00

  • FIRST LADY ELEANOR ROOSEVELT - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH CO-SIGNED BY: FRANK - HFSID 279388
    FIRST LADY ELEANOR ROOSEVELT - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH CO-SIGNED BY: FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT JR. - HFSID 279388
    ELEANOR ROOSEVELT and FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT, JR. Black and white publicity photograph of Eleanor Roosevelt and Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr. standing with a lady talking. Photograph signed: "Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr." and "Eleanor Roosevelt". B/w, 10x8.

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

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