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Old 03-04-2019, 07:27 PM
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These are from a large scrapbook that included baseball players, movie stars, musicians, and general celebrities of the era. For the most part, every signature I have identified has been of a pretty big star at the time - so, here's to hoping these are pretty good as well.

Does anyone recognize these?

Thanks for looking!
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Old 03-04-2019, 07:42 PM
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...and since I posted these, here are a couple of other unknowns from a 1938-1942 scrapbook (musicians, baseball players, politicians, NYC content):

FIRST ONE IDENTIFIED: Tom Clarke (Reds) - Thanks!

The second has Cab Calloway but I have no idea who signed below him...

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The top signature on the last scan I am pretty sure is Cab Calloway - Edit: Duh, you already said that
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It looks like the one that's dated, is Tom Clarke.

I found the below signature on ebay, and it's linked to Tom Clarke, who played for the Cincinnati Reds from 1909-1917, and died in 1945.

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1st picture looks like Edgar G Robinson - actor...
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Love the Cab Calloway signature. Photo I took of him in 1984 at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston performing with his grandson C. Calloway Brooks.
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1st picture looks like Edgar G Robinson - actor...
I could not find an Edgar G. Robinson autograph exemplar that looked like this one, so I'm not that is it unless it is an uncommon variant.
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It looks like the one that's dated, is Tom Clarke.

I found the below signature on ebay, and it's linked to Tom Clarke, who played for the Cincinnati Reds from 1909-1917, and died in 1945.




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I must say...the "C" in Clarke bothers me terribly. That has to be the most annoying/ugly looking letter I have seen in an older signature. I couldn't figure out if it was a fancy "P" or what...now that I can even see the "C"...I still can't stand the look of it!
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Alright, well...figured I'd see if anyone can help me with these (figuring out the autographs and who the one unsigned photo is):





Thank you regardless for looking. These things drive me crazy and each time one is deciphered, I get back a bit of my sanity :-)

One identified (photo removed): Fritz Kreisler

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The violinist is Fritz Kresler
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