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Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Signed Photograph and Other Signed Presidential Material Related to Franklin Hall Williams (1917-1

$3,321$2,700
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3311T Location: Boston Date / Time: November 11, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Signed Photograph and Other Signed Presidential Material Related to Franklin Hall Williams (1917-1990). Signed black-and-white photo of Kennedy in the Oval Office signed and inscribed to Williams, "with warm regards," matted and framed, 9 1/4 x 7 in. sight; a shadow box with a mounted fountain pen, stem with white lettering, "The President--The White House," and a card that reads, "One of the pens used by the President, August 24, 1965, in signing S. 2054, An Act to amend further the Peace Corps Act (75 Stat. 612), as amended, and for other purposes."; color family photograph of Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973) and family, signed and inscribed on the mount to Ambassador Williams by Lady Bird Johnson (1912-2007), the First Lady, and signed by the President, framed, 12 x 11 1/2 in. overall; [and] typed letter signed by Hubert Humphrey (1911-1978), writing to Ambassador Williams as Vice President, congratulating him on his acceptance of the post of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Ghana, October 18, 1965, framed, 8 3/4 x 6 3/4 in. (4)

Franklin Hall Williams, attorney, California Assistant Attorney General, delegate to UNESCO, champion of the Peace Corps., assistant to Thurgood Marshall, and representative of the NAACP in criminal cases throughout the American South, was also Ambassador to Ghana, and scholar of Urban and Ethnic Affairs at Columbia University.
Estimate $2,500-3,500


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Keywords

John Fitzgerald, Thurgood Marshall, Hubert Humphrey, Kennedy, Franklin Hall Williams, Ghana