1948 Herbert Hoover Signed (2x) Homecoming Address Booklet On His 74th Birthday
This item has been shown 4 times.
1948 Herbert Hoover Signed (2x) Homecoming Address Booklet On His 74th Birthday :
Envelope has wear, staining and discoloration as shown. Booklet is in very good condition with only slight discoloration and a few tiny spots. Also, the back cover has a creased corner. Booklet measures 5.5" x 8.5" and has 11 numbered pages. Picture measures 4 3/4" x 6.5" and has some age discoloration (see pics). Try to look past the red tint from my scanner. :-)“The Meaning of America: Homecoming Address by Herbert Hoover at the reception tendered by West Branch, Iowa on his 74th Birthday, August 10, 1948”.
Inscribed on cover:
"In appreciation from Herbert Hoover".
Inscribed on first page:
"August 1948, My dear Friend - I have received many surprises over these 74 years but none so pleasant as that to which you contributed through the ????. I send for your enter- tainment a copy of the address which I made on that day. Yours faithfully, Herbert Hoover".
Can't decipher that one word (or words). Thanks for looking!