Lot 278: Over 35 items: Photos, menus, etc. Chief WH Usher
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [White House] Over 35 Items. ++ Over 20 photographs (mostly White House press photos, mostly Carter to Clinton Administration, a few earlier); several letters; black-bordered printed invitation to John F. Kennedys funeral Nov. 25, 1963; 8 invitations to White House events, Carter to Clinton Administration, some mentioning foreign dignitaries, some held for the First Lady rather than the President); 6 menus; 1997 Inaugural invitation (2 leaves only); and minor items. At least 2 autopens. Provenance: Rex Scouten Collection of White House Americana. Scouten served 10 Presidents from Truman to Clinton, including time as a Secret Service agent, Chief Usher of the White House, and White House Curator. Item counts above include duplicates (particularly the videos). 16mo-4to, at least 2 with autopen. Mostly very good to near fine. 1 photo is heavily worn. Sold with all faults. 5.2 Lb.