Photograph of astronaut John Glenn inscribed to Hollywood legend, Mickey Rooney and his wife, Jan Rooney.
Glossy color photograph, measures 8″ x 10″. Publication information on verso from NASA. Inscribed in black marker: “To Jan and Mickey – with best regards – enjoyed our visit – John Glenn. 8-25-05.” A unique historical association.
In August of 2005, the Starkey Hearing Foundation held their annual awards ceremony in Minnesota, with the aim of raising money to support the charity. Notable guests included Senator John Glenn and Mickey Rooney, who both spoke in support of the foundation. This signed photograph was a gift from Glenn to Rooney, thanking him for a good visit.