'Scottie' (Scottish Terrier) Pin, circa 1940

Summary

During the Great Depression, inexpensive and simple jewelry like this pin was favored by young ladies. Scottish Terriers as subjects became popular after President Franklin Roosevelt adopted his "Scottie," Fala, in 1940. Roosevelt referenced Fala in a speech attacking his critics, and the dog soon became a favorite with the press and the public.

During the Great Depression, inexpensive and simple jewelry like this pin was favored by young ladies. Scottish Terriers as subjects became popular after President Franklin Roosevelt adopted his "Scottie," Fala, in 1940. Roosevelt referenced Fala in a speech attacking his critics, and the dog soon became a favorite with the press and the public.

Artifact

Pin (Jewelry)

Date Made

circa 1940

Creators

Unknown

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

86.127.34

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Mrs. Dorothy Guimaraes.

Material

Rosewood (Wood)

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