Franklin D. Roosevelt Campaign Button, 1936

Summary

Franklin Delano Roosevelt won an unprecedented four presidential elections. Elected in 1932, during the depths of the Great Depression, Roosevelt served until his death in 1945 near the end of World War Two. His leadership gave Americans hope and confidence to face domestic hardships and to conquer foreign foes. Many voters adored Roosevelt and remained lifelong Democrats.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt won an unprecedented four presidential elections. Elected in 1932, during the depths of the Great Depression, Roosevelt served until his death in 1945 near the end of World War Two. His leadership gave Americans hope and confidence to face domestic hardships and to conquer foreign foes. Many voters adored Roosevelt and remained lifelong Democrats.

Artifact

Button (Information artifact)

Date Made

1936

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

72.31.151

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Tin (Metal)
Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Diameter: .875 in

Inscriptions

Front: A GALLANT LEADER | FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT. Back: BASTIAN BROS. CO. | MFRS OF | RIBBON, METAL | AND | [union label] | CELLULOID | NOVELTIES|/ ROCHESTER, N.Y.

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