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Snyder, Bess (b. 1908). Niki Harmon Harmonica Playing Humorist Archive with Babe Ruth Interest. 1940s. Memorabilia box kept by Snyder, including five photographs, among them an 8 x 10" of herself and Babe Ruth, both with harmonicas in hand; and two Hohner harmonicas in original boxes, possibly the same instruments held by Snyder and Ruth, the first a Chromonica Chromatic Harmonica, the second a "Marine Band" model. Additional items include Snyder's Army photo ID card, her Army cap with pin and patch reading "Camp Shows" a yellow USO Camp Shows armband, a table tent, and handwritten sign. Billed as "Niki Harmon, Hillbilly Humorist," "The Tennessee Mountain Girl," or "The Melody Girl," Bess Snyder was a harmonica playing humorist who performed for the U.S, Army while holding the rank of Captain.

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Niki Harmon Harmonica Playing Humorist Archive with

Estimate $400 - $600Nov 10, 2018
Chicago, IL, USA
Auction Curated By:
Gabe Fajuri
Magic Memorabilia Specialist