|Title||Newsletter: Sinatra-ly Yours. Published by Semper Sinatra Fan Club (Always Sinatra Fan Club 1), V.1, N.4, Winter, 1944 [Highland Park, Illinois.]|
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Newsletter: Sinatra-ly Yours. Published by the Semper Sinatra Fan Club , Vol. 1, No. 4, Winter 1944 [Highland Park, Illinois.]
Pamphlet, 8-1/2" x 11" high,  pp. Front cover with photo of Frank Sinatra at center with five smaller photos of female fans with typewritten first names on photo (apparently club officers, columnists, etc.) Publication is typeset printing on coated paper.
PDF on file. Text of page  only is in notes.
Published quarterly by this fan club, also known as SFFC or Always Sinatra Fan Club. Issue number 3 was Aug-Oct., so this issue is presumed to be the one for Nov. to January, the text in the President's message on page  would indicate that publication January or later.
It is one of the estimated thousand fan clubs that existed in the 1940s devoted to Sinatra. They often called their publication a journal. (A fan magazine of the era known later as a fanzine.)
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HONORARY PRESIDENT: Frank Sinatra, 220 Lawrence Ave., Hasbrouck Hts., N. J.
Toluca Lake, North Hollywood, Calif.
PRESIDENT: Miss Marian Tead, 810 Grandview Avenue, Highland Park, Illinois
SECRETARY: Miss Anna Cassiana, 34 Wall Street, Bridgewater, Massachuetts
FROM THE PRESIDENT:
I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas and are now enjoying a wonderful New Year. I want to thank all of you for the lovely cards and gifts that were sent to me during the holidays. I only wish I had the extra time to write each of you and thank you personally. Many, many thanks from us to you.
The paper is rather late this time but we had such difficulties that we never expected so I hope you will forgive us. This paper is a little below our standard but it we done in such a hurry so it wouldn’t be too late. The next issue is already being put together.
Good News! Frank is going to send each and every member of this club an autographed photo and membership card. Enclosed with this paper are 4 blank cards. I want each member to fill out all four of the cards with their name, address and month and year you joined the club. Please type dr print as they are being sent to Frank’s secretary. One set to Frank, one set to the Fan Club Association and one set is for my new files. Please send them back right away so there won’t be a delay in your picture and card from Frank.
Frank’s gift was sent on time to his home. After much thought it was decided that we send the money collected for his Xmas gift and let him decide what ter do with it. I believe he will contribute it to some worthy cause on behalf of the club. Nancy was the first to suggest this plan since we insisted on doing something for his Christmas gift.
Would you members like a few Honorary Members. Let us know, huh and we will do the rest.
How about less poems and more stories on Why I Like Frank Sinatra for the next issue of the club paper. Spring Edition.
We are proud to announce that this club was voted one of the first Ten is the Modern Screen Fan Club Association. Winning over more than 200 other clubs. Congratulatibns go to the staff and the members for making this possible.
Frank is not planning on making any pictures at present as he is going to take a well earned rest. He needs it. His contract with Vimms expires this month and whether or not he will find a new sponsor is undecided. He is now residing at Toluca Lake, North Hollywood. He will presently return to New York.
As you know a little bundle from heaven is expected in the Sinatra home in the early spring. May it be another crooner like his pop.
That’s all for now except, thanks to all of you for the cards and your being so patient with us.
Buy Bonds and Happy New Year.
PS. Extra copies of Issue No. 2, 3, and 4 of Sinatra-ly Yours can now be had for 15 cents a copy—to club members only.
WE have for sale now, Sinatra Fan Club pins. These pins are like campaign buttons with a picture of Frank on the face and the words, My Hero Frank Sinatra across the top. We are selling them at no profit. Price 25 cents each plus a three cent stamp. These pins are very nice and we know you will like them. Send your money and postage to Evangeline Young, Box 41, Clinton Boulevard, Jackson, Mississippi, who will see that your pin is sent to you soon.
Those who are interested in joining a Chicago Club Chapter please get in touch with Audrey Hoppe, 5738 N. Mobile Ave., Chicago 30, Illinois. Be sure to enclose postage tho.’
FROM THE SECRETARY:
I want to thank all of you who wrote and sent me cards at Christmas. I do hope you’ll pardon me if II don’t answer soon. I’m quite busy.
I can’t have all the poems I received printed in this is-
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