Lot 17: Invitation to JFK's ''Texas Welcome Dinner'' the Night of His Assassination



2018-08-20 13:10:05

Lot 17

Original invitation to a dinner welcoming John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson to Texas the night of the President's assassination. The formal print reads: ''In honor of President John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson / The State Democratic Executive Committee requests the pleasure of your company at the Texas Welcome Dinner on Friday evening the twenty-second of November One thousand nine hundred and sixty-three at half after seven o'clock at the Municipal Auditorium in the City of Austin''. Signed in print by the Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Secretary. Fine print to the lower left reads: ''Contribution card enclosed / Optional dress''. Single-fold stationery measures 7'' x 9.75''. Near fine.

Estimate: $500+

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