Autographed photo of John Pershing to Lt. Cdr. Jerauld Wright

Accession number:
2003.01

Maker:
N/A

Historical period:
1934

Miltary branch:

Wars and Conflicts:

Type:

Dimensions:
H x W: 10 in. / 7 in.

Acquisition date:
2003

Credit line:
Gift of Carlos Villarreal

Location:
,

Provenance:

From 1934: General John J. Pershing to Lt. Cdr. Jerauld Wright

From 1934 – 2003: Acquired by Hon. Carlos Villarreal

From 2003: The Army and Navy Club, gift of Hon. Carlos Villarreal, Club President

Label:

An autographed photo of General Pershing, which he dedicated in 1934 to then Lieutenant Commander Wright: “For Lt. Comd. Jerauld Wright, USA, with cordial good wishes, John Pershing, 1934.” It was presented to the Army and Navy Club in 2003 by Carlos Villarreal, then the Club’s President, to commemorate General Pershing and Admiral Wright, who was then-Lieutenant Villarreal’s fleet Commander during the Korean conflict.