Mar 21, 2019 - Sale 2502

Sale 2502 - Lot 158

Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. Typed Letter Signed, as President, to Esther J. Lichtmann, agreeing to meet her and Mr. [Louis L.?] Horch. 1 page, 4to, White House stationery, with integral blank; horizontal fold. With the original envelope. Washington, 19 March 1943

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Esther Jenta Lichtmann (1892-1990) was employed at the Master Institute of United Arts, a New York art school founded by her brother, piano instructor Maurice Lichtmann, and painter Nicholas Roerich. Roerich was instrumental in organizing the Roerich Pact, an inter-American agreement protecting cultural artifacts from destruction by military operations, which was signed by Roosevelt and representatives of 20 other American governments in Washington on April 15, 1935.