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Select Elvis Presley Artifacts From Graceland Are On A Media Tour

Angie Marchese started working at Elvis Presley's Graceland over 23 years ago while still in high school, as a tour guide. Today, she is the archival director for the museum and Presley household. The Memphis native travels the country showing items off from the Presley estate, and Rocks Off was lucky enough to snag a visit.

Tuesday, morning Marchese and Graceland public relations coordinator Alicia Dean arrived at the Houston Press offices to show us some of the King's personal effects, including his wallet, a pair of his trademark gold sunglasses, his Golden Globe award for the concert film Elvis On Tour, and his daughter Lisa Marie Presley's baby footprints from the day she was born.

Also included in the haul was a pair of Elvis-style shades worn onstage by Katy Perry herself .

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Craig Hlavaty
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