Photograph, black and white glossy, Rutgers University, New Jersey, June 1950 (as docketed on verso), copyright by "The News," New York City, unsigned


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The black and white glossy photograph by "The News" captures Eisenhower in academic robes, when he was President of Columbia University, and Bourke-White also in academic robes on the day they each received honorary degrees from Rutgers: the future U. S. President for Doctor of Laws, and renown World War II photographer for Doctor of Letters. The explanation of the photograph is docketed on verso. Trim lines visible with notations on verso. Condition: Bends at corner tips, cracking at lower left corner and throughout visible under light. During the Second World War he served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe, with responsibility for planning and supervising the successful invasion of France and Germany in 1944-45. After the war, he served as President of Columbia University, and in 1951, he became the first supreme commander of NATO. As a photographer for "Life Magazine," Margaret Bourke-White was the first female photographer to serve with the US armed forces covering World War II. She photographed Eisenhower for Life Magazine in 1942. Bookseller Inventory # 2551

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In the field of antiquarian autographs, the Schulson name is recognized for connoisseurship, expertise and commitment to the finest of quality. Schulson Autographs is the continuation of David Schulson Autographs, Ltd., located in Manhattan until 2007 when the company moved to New Jersey. For more than 35 years, our company has offered fine historical autographs in the fields of literature, art, science and medicine, music, classic cinema, history and politics. Claudia Strauss-Schulson, President and owner, continues to bring her knowledge of history and her passion for education to Schulson Autographs. She works successfully with institutions to expand established collections. She works successfully with individuals to build or begin collections and to select the perfect gift. Schulson Autographs is a member of the ABAA, ILAB, PADA, and The Manuscript Society.

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