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Political Signed Photo Lot (15) Incl. Speaker of the House John Nance Garner, Tip O’Neill etc.Go Back
William H. Perkins, Jr. (1921-2009) was an esteemed and well-respected lobbyist, historian, and humanitarian. During his 50-year career, he amassed one of the largest private collections of presidential and political memorabilia. He was present at the founding of the United Nations. Mr. Perkins had the honor to meet 11 United States Presidents from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Bill Clinton. Presented are items direct from his renowned collection.
Presented is a collective of autographs from Perkins’ collection. Many of the autographs are from politicians who were in government in some capacity. Notables are a Speaker of the United States House of Representatives or politicians that were in the state of Illinois. The majority of autographs are on original photos were in previous displays and are on a backing.
The highlight is a photo (10.5″ x 13.5″) of the National Armed Forces Museum Advisory Board of the Smithsonian Institution. There are seven autographs on the bottom border of the photo including Earl Warren. An unsigned 8×10 original black and white photo is also included.
John Nance Garner Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (1931-33). (11×14)
Paul Powell Secretary of State of Illinois (11×14)
Cecil A. Partee. He served in both the Illinois House of Representatives and the Illinois State Senate. He served three terms as City Treasurer of Chicago. (11×14)
Tom Hayes and William Redmond signed photo. (8.5″ x 13.5″)
Lastly, there are (2) additional 11×14 autographed photos as well as (8) signed 8×10 photos including Adlai Stevenson (Governor of Illinois) and Tip O’Neill who was U.S. Speaker of the House from 1978-87.