|Title||Autographed Photograph of "Cousin" Irving Sharp|
|Dates of Creation||circa 1944|
|Scope & Content||
An autographed black and white photograph of "Cousin" Irving Sharp, dressed in a suit and tie, and seated at an organ. A microphone with the call letters WDBJ is visible in the background. The photograph is signed "Sincerely Yours 'Cousin' Irving Sharp" in the lower right corner. The photograph was taken by Roanoke photographer George C. Davis.
The center of the back of the photograph has a red ink stamp that reads "Compliments Of WRIGHT FURNITURE COMPANY, 118 E. Campbell Ave, Roanoke, VA". Object ID 2006.56.12 is a letter related to this photograph. It is a letter of appreciation from Roy T. Wright, owner of Wright Furniture Company, to all friends and customers for their interest in the WDBJ radio program, "The Saturday Jamboree", featuring announcer "Cousin" Irving Sharp. An autographed photograph of Sharp was included with the letter. The letter also asks for any suggestions, comments, or criticisms and invites the customers to visit the store.
The letter is on company letterhead and contains the slogan "You Will Be Treated Right at Wrights".
|Year Range from||1940|
|Year Range to||1948|
Wright Furniture Company
Davis, George C.
|Collection||History Museum of Western Virginia|
|Number of images||2|
|Extent of Description||Black and white photograph, paper, size 9" x 7 3/4"|