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    Harry S. Truman: A Significant Group of Paper Items from His Famous 1948 Whistle Stop Tour. Lot consists of the following: (1) An original typed list of his political speeches from October 11-16, 1948. Includes numerous "rear platform remarks," some scheduled as closely as two-hour intervals; (2) a similar list covering October 18 - November 4; (3) a similar list summarizing September 17 - November 5; (4) a multi-page group, some typed & some printed, including list of hotel rooms, security agent assignments, railroad car assignments, automobile cavalcade car assignments, detailed instructions to staff regarding conduct during whistle stops, official party rosters, inaugural week schedules and assignments, a telegram to be used to pick up inaugural tickets, arrangements for presidential trips including Key West and the Army Navy football game, and more; and (5) a collection of four engraved, embossed menus with presidential seals, from various days during the whistle stop tour. Most items in excellent condition. A really unique collection.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2008
    2nd-3rd Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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