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Pyle, Ernie
Extensive Archive of Ernie Pyle's Personally Owned Photographs and Ephemera; More Than 80 Books, Pamphlets, Photographic Groupings, and Multiple Signed Items
The World, 1945. Included in this archive are 56 B&W photographs owned by Ernie, 23 with notations in his hand on the rear. 28 roadmaps that Ernie and Geraldine used when they crisscrossed the country in the late 1930's writing dispatches about Americans and our country; 31 copies of British War newspapers dated Dec 1940 - March 1941 which Ernie collected while reporting from London during the Blitz; An original typed manuscript from the Invasion of Sicily; a signed photograph of Ernie in a wing back chair, two of his books personally signed, 3 signed checks from the Union Trust Company; Copies of Indiana University year books from the two years he attended; 8 copies of books written by Pyle; 27 Magazines with by-lines from Pyle; 25 items of Pyle ephemera including the Ie Shima Diary which belonged to the Jewish chaplain of Ernie's embedded unit at the time of his death; 8 Newspapers Scrapbooks with over 400 pages of Pyle's reporting from the front; 12 books about Pyle making up a comprehensive bibliography; 91 Postal First Day Covers, including 4 which were postmarked on the day of his death. Ernest Taylor Pyle (Aug 3, 1900 - Apr 18, 1945) - Born in small town Dana, Indiana, Pyle rose to the heights of American journalism, earning the Pulitzer Prize for Correspondence in 1944. Ernie became interested in journalism while attending Indiana University where he worked on the Indiana Daily Student. He left school one semester short of graduating. As a Cub Reporter he earned his journalist chops working for the Scripps-Howard organization in New York City and Washington D. C. fr … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Montgomery Rare Books & Manuscripts IOBA [Portland, OR, U.S.A.]
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