Collection of approximately 200 photos, almost all 8 x 10 and 10 x 8, including some press and NASA photos, spanning Shepard’s naval career, as well as his Mercury and Apollo missions. Of particular note are nine photos of Shepard and his wife at a White House ceremony with President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Johnson. A couple of the photos show Shepard and Kennedy on a stand outside the White House, with fellow Mercury 7 astronauts Wally Schirra and Gordon Cooper also visible. Photos were acquired by a friend of the Shepards who was in the employ of the Shepard family for more than 35 years. In fine overall condition. RRAuction COA.
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