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    Janis Joplin Signed Driftwood Junior High School Magazine (1956). The literary magazine of Port Arthur's Woodrow Wilson Junior High School, this 45-page 1956 edition of Driftwood features a non-fiction narrative titled "The Most Unusual Prayer" (about her brother Michael) by then-student Janis Joplin on page 40, and is signed "Janis Joplin" by the future Rock star in pencil on the back cover, where many of her classmates also signed. An incredibly rare piece, featuring one of Joplin's first published writings. Measures approximately 8.5" x 10.75". Included in this lot is a 5" x 7" postcard/ handbill of a Family Dog Big Brother and the Holding Company concert poster (FD-72, type B card), and a 2.5" x 5" card bearing the artwork of the Bill Graham Big Brother poster BG-129. Magazine in Very Good condition, with scattered foxing, light toning, and handling wear/ minor creasing. Slight fading to the signature, and the cover is torn from one of the staples serving as binding. COA from Heritage Auctions.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    11th Saturday
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