Library Card Signed by 13-Year-Old Elvis Presley, the Earliest Known Signature of the King

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Cour­tesy of the Chica­go Pub­lic Library Tum­blr, we have the library card signed by Elvis Pres­ley in 1948, when the rock icon was only 13 years old. Because it’s believed to be the ear­li­est known sig­na­ture of the King, the auto­graph fetched $7,500 at auc­tion last sum­mer, more than twice the orig­i­nal ask­ing price. As for what was young Elvis read­ing, you’re won­der­ing? It’s The Coura­geous Heart: A Life of Andrew Jack­son for Young Read­ers. h/t @kirstinbutler

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