Detroit, 1976. Item #99-0591
Collection includes original photographs AND NEGATIVES from the "service" newspaper clippings, two copies of the Nov. 1, 1976 Detroit Free Press Section A with a front-page story on the service, copies of speeches read during the service, repros of various newspaper accounts, plus several programs from the 50th Anniversary Memorial Houdini Séance in Chicago. The Detroit service was held in the hospital room in which Houdini died. There are also a couple of modern copies of old Houdini headshots included. Collected by a Detroit area magician, Mel Eisenberg, who attended the Detroit service with his son, who also participated. Jacqu Minnotte also participated. Interesting lot.