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    Edward H. White II Autograph Note Signed "Ed," at bottom of letter to him, beneath Autograph Note of Alan Shepard. Typed Letter Signed "Mort Love" as Executive Secretary, The United States Handball Association, one page, 8.5" x 11", Skokie, Illinois, February 10, 1966. To Lt. Col. Edward H. White. In part, "Welcome to the Players' Fraternity! An article, as discussed previously, on the Space Center handball activity, would be immensely valuable to our program. I will...ask that this story be set up through his visit to your court in the near future..." Alan Shepard, as Chief of the Astronaut Office, has penned beneath Love's letter "OK - normal PAO request Fridays only - arrange thru PAO." White has sent this letter to Joe Garino with this note, handwritten beneath Shepard's "Joe- Al has cleared ('cleared' crossed out) OK'd this as stated above. I'll refer future inquiries to you. Ed." PAO refers to NASA's Public Affairs Office. As part of his physical training program, Joe Garino had the astronauts play handball. From the collection of renowned former physical trainer of the astronauts Joe Garino. This lot is accompanied by a signed certificate of authentication from Garino verifying its provenance.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2007
    20th Thursday
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