Signed Postal Cover

VETTER, M. Rudolph (1910-2002)

Soft cover
From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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American photographer for the "New York Daily News," Memphis "Commercial Appeal" and Acme News Pictures; when this last sent him to Mississippi in 1937 he photographed a lynching victim that appeared in "Life" magazine and became an icon for the civil rights movement; later chief photographer for the American Red Cross. Signed Postal Cover, 6" X 3", n.p., n.y. Single mint 5-cent "International Red Cross" stamp at upper right. Fine. At lower left, in blue ballpoint, Vetter signs in full. NOT a First Day Cover, but an uncancelled stamp based on Vetter's photograph of Cuban refugees on the ship S.S. Morning Light -- a freighter used as a mercy ship, docked at Port Everglades, Florida on 24 May 1963. With small portion of original transmittal envelope. An unusual and uncommon signature. Bookseller Inventory # 25297

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Title: Signed Postal Cover

Binding: Soft cover

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.

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