Bob Hope: An American Treasure

 

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Bob Hope: An American Treasure | A World Golf Hall of Fame Exhibit

The Cleveland History Center will host a a traveling exhibition celebrating legendary entertainer Bob Hope, Saturday, October 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017. Open to the public, the exhibition compliments of the World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum, highlights several aspects of Hope’s life, including his extraordinary relationship with the U.S. Armed Forces.

On Friday, September 30, 2016, we invite you to a
wine reception exhibit opening with special guest Linda Hope (Daughter of Bob Hope)
at the Cleveland History Center from 6pm-9pm.

WRHS Members Free | Advance Tickets $20 | Door Tickets $25

RSVP by September 16th to Whitney Stalnaker, Program Coordinator,
at (216) 721-5722, ext. 1502 or here.

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Bob Hope: An American Treasure tells the story of the Guinness Book’s “most honored” man through a series of themed modules that celebrate his comedic contributions, achievements in entertainment, relationships with many U.S. Presidents and his other passion – the game of golf.

The exhibit, housed in the Entrepreneurship Gallery, features more than 160 artifacts including: Hope’s Congressional Gold Medal, honorary Oscar statuette, Honorary Veterans citation and PGA of America money clip.

More than 200 vintage photos and seven video displays tell the story of Hope’s early years as a member of an immigrant family in the early 20th century, his rise as a star on the stage, screen and radio, his devotion to U.S. military personnel, his relationships with U.S. presidents and his love of golf.

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