On “Antiques Roadshow,” Mary Garrett brought in a collection of celebrity photographs and autographs she had collected as a child. Mary, now in her 60s, served as the March of Dimes poster-child in 1955, when she suffered from polio She traveled the country to raise awareness for the cause. Mary’s collection included pictures with Grace Kelly and President Eisenhower, and even an Elvis Presley autograph. All together, they were valued at $4,000 to $5,000.

There is also a photo gallery of her mementos at:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/roadshow/archive/201202A11.html

Watch the video below:

Watch Appraisal: "March of Dimes" Autographs, ca. 1955 on PBS. See more from Antiques Roadshow.

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