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    James Dean's Elementary School Basketball Jersey. Worn by Dean while he was a student at West Ward Elementary in Fairmount, Indiana in 1942. The shirts were hand-made by coach Ivan Seward, who dyed old t-shirts red and sewed an "F" onto the front of each one. Also included is a letter of authenticity dated September 30, 1985 and signed by Seward, and a b&w 8" x 10" photo of the team; Dean can be seen in the back row, fourth from the left. The letter and photo are both in Excellent condition with very light wear, and the shirt is in Fine condition with moderate staining, fading, and wear. From the James Dean Museum archive.

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    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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