Harry S Truman Masonic Photograph Signed Inscribed with Masonic Ephemera

$2,500.00

Truman is shown in a bust-length pose. He is looking straight ahead, with a serious composed face, wearing his signature eyeglasses and Masonic lapel insignia. He inscribed the photograph at the lower right: “Best wishes to Frank Allison Harry S. Truman.” Frank S. Allison was, like Truman, from Missouri and also a Mason; both men belonged to the Ararat Shrine Temple in Kansas City. Frank S. Allison of 1843 East Seventy-sixth Street, was elected Shrine Potentate January 10, 1945 of the Ararat Temple, having been a member since 1928.

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Truman, Harry S. Photograph Signed and Inscribed. No place and no date. 10 inches by 8 ½ inches, black-and-white, Truman is shown in a bust-length pose. He is looking straight ahead, with a serious composed face, wearing his signature eyeglasses and Masonic lapel insignia. He inscribed the photograph at the lower right: “Best wishes to Frank Allison Harry S. Truman.” Frank S. Allison was, like Truman, from Missouri and also a Mason; both men belonged to the Ararat Shrine Temple in Kansas City. Frank S. Allison of 1843 East Seventy-sixth Street,  was elected Shrine Potentate January 10, 1945 of the Ararat Temple, having been a member since 1928. There are slight traces of mounting on the back of the photo, but is in overall very good condition. Photograph stamped “Moore, K.C. Mo.” on the verso. This signed and inscribed photograph is sold with a scrapbook of documents Frank S. Allison collected during his years of distinguished membership in the Masons. See below Mr. Allison’s Order of De Molay, Imperial Council and Grand Chapter Royal Arch certificates. See also below Mr. Allison’s Certificate of Appreciation from President Truman for Mr. Allison’s services in the Selective Service System.

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