* [AMERICAN CRIME].
[OSWALD, Lee Harvey (1929-1963)]. McDONALD, Maurice N. (1928-2005). Document signed ("Officer M. 'Nick' McDonald 1178"), n.p., n.d. 1 page, 4to, on a reproduction of Lee Harvey Oswald's fingerprint card. The card also contains information about the circumstances of Oswald's arrest after the assisnation of John F. Kennedy. [With:] STROUD, Robert (1890-1963). Autograph letter signed ("Bob, Robert Stroud #594"), additionally signed ("Robert Stroud") on first leaf, to Mamie E. Stroud. Alcatraz, California, 16 August 1957. 2 pages, 4to, on lined paper. Stroud, known as the "Birdman of Alcatraz," writes his sister in Metropolis, Illinois: "Of course, if Eisenhower were anything more than a rotten, four flushing, communist-loveing [sic] demagogue, such things would not be necessary, but in that case, I would have been free five years ago."
Estimate $ 400-600
Property from the Robert L. McKay Collection, North Tustin, California