1943 Purina's GRAND 'OLE OPRY Photo w/BILL MONROE,etc..

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  • Sold Date: Feb 18, 2007
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1943 Purina's Grand Ole Opry PHOTO w/Bill Monroe, etc..
Up for bids is a fantastic 1943 black and white glossy photo of the 1943 cast of Purina's Grand Ole Opry. This photograph measures 7 inches by 9 3/4 inches and comes with the original thick posterboard card from Purina Mills. The photo pictures the entire 1943 season cast on stage, plus t are smaller photos of Bill Monroe, Jam Up and Honey, Uncle Dave Macon, The Daniel Quartet, The Blue Grass Boys, David Cobb, and George D. Hay. The photo's caption reads, ''Purina's Grand Ole Opry Sat. 6:30 & 8:00pm (CWT).''
's a photo of the included letter from Purina Mills. It was printed on posterboard quality paper and was originally mailed with the photo in 1943. The card reads:
Dear Friend:
We are happy to send you the picture of the cast of the Grand 'Ole Opry which you asked for.
In these times, all efforts must be bent toward the one job we all have ahead of us- the winning of the war. While t is alot of fun in our program, it is really dedicated to the task of urging feeders all over America to produce more food....food for our armed forces....food for our fighting allies....and food for ourselves.
To accomplish this, have good stock, use good feed, and practice good sanitation and management so as to make every pound of feed you use do the best possible
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