Authentic, genuine, original invitation to the 1963 Rhode Island Governor’s Inaugural Ball.
Reads: [Embossed blue and gold state seal of Rhode Island]
Governor and Mrs. John H. Chafee
request the pleasure of your company
The Inaugural Ball
Tuesday January the first
Nineteen hundred and sixty-three
eight until one in the morning
Cranston Street Armory
Great vintage shape – creased across the center and slight mark next to Dress Optional and to the right of the State Seal. No tears or rips or fading.
* This was my grandfather’s – he was a well-known landscape architect in Providence, Rhode Island and attended the ball with my grandmother.