A Gathering of Original Hobo Ephemera.

(Hoboes of America.) Davis, Jeff King-Emperor.

Published by Cincinnati. c.1947.
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The collection is comprised of : two handwritten correspondences on official "Knights of the Road- Hoboes of America" stationery from Jeff Davis soliciting the newly published "Knights of the Road Scrap Book" along with news concerning recent gatherings and upcoming conventions; A solicitation for funding on official "Knights of the Road- Hoboes of America" stationery with printed notes laid on and bearing the ink stamped signature of Jeff Davis; a handwritten correspondence from Jeff Davis on official "Knights of the Road- Hoboes of America" stationery presenting "Bo Pete" with his 3rd Degree membership credential and signed " Hoboically Yours, Jeff Davis , King and Emperor; a handwritten correspondence from Jeff Davis on official "Knights of the Road- Hoboes of America" stationery relaying some brief news and presenting "Bruce" with his 3rd Degree membership credential and " a card from Jack Dempsey's New York Bar" and signed " Hoboically Yours, Jeff Davis , King and Emperor; a Knights of the Road " Certificate of 3rd degree Knighthood filled in and signed by Davis and bearing an official Hoboes of America official embossed seal;another Knights of the Road " Certificate of 3rd degree Knighthood filled in and signed by Davis and bearing an official Hoboes of America official embossed seal; a small proxy ballot for ratification of Jeff Davis as "King of the Hoboes for Life", to be used if "unable to attend because of war conditions"; a National Membership Card of the International Itinerant Migratory Workers' Union-Hoboes of America, filled in and signed by Jeff Davis;Knights of the Road Membership "Certification of Knighthood" card, filled in and signed by Jeff Davis and bearing the gold embossed official seal of the International Itinerant Migratory Workers' Union-Hoboes of America; Letterhead envelope hand addressed by Jeff Davis and postmarked April 1, 1947. Luminaries listed upon the official Knights of the Road letter-head are. Jack Dempsey, Carl Sandburg,Walter Huston,Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas, Lowell Thomas -broadcaster, and traveller,Joe Louis- Heavyweight Champ, Jack Dempsey-Heavyweight Champ,Walter Huston - Director, "Gen." Jacob Coxey - Politician and Activist, Arthur Hayday - British Union Leader and Member of Parliament, Monrad Wallgren - Governor and US. Senator. Letter sheets and certificates folded for mailing.Very Good, moderately soiled Envelope opened at side instead of rear. All other pieces in bright, crisp Fine condition. A charming and evocative gathering of American Cultural relics. Bookseller Inventory # 8719

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Title: A Gathering of Original Hobo Ephemera.

Publisher: Cincinnati. c.1947.

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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