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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Photograph Signed as President.
    -[no date] 10" x 8". Black and white. Mounted and framed to 13.25" x 11.5".
    -To: Columnist Jack Wilson.
    -Fine.

    This rare signed photograph depicts a celebratory FDR locking arms with his oldest son, James, and clasping the hand of Vice President John Nance Garner, as Postmaster General James A. Farley smiles and waves. FDR's inscription reads (in full): "For Jack Wilson from his friend Franklin D. Roosevelt".


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    A really terrific 8 x 10" black and white photograph of a smiling and formally dressed FDR locking his left arm with his oldest son James, holding his right hand clenched with his Vice President John Nance Garner high in the air, with a smiling and waving James A. Farley to the left of James Roosevelt. FDR inscribes the photograph to the columnist Jack Wilson at the bottom of the photograph in dark, black fountain pen ink: "For Jack Wilson from his friend Franklin D. Roosevelt." A magnificent and one of a kind signed photograph of FDR and company.



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    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    7th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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