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    John F. Kennedy Signed Photo and Bill-Signing Pen On May 5, 1961, President Kennedy signed H.R. 3935, a Minimum Wage Bill. As per usual practice, several pens are used which are then often given to the Bill's sponsors. This lot contains one of the pens used to sign this historic law that was given to Congressman James Roosevelt. Also in this lot is a 10" x 8" B&W photo of the ceremony signed by Kennedy with the added inscription: "For James Roosevelt- labor made this important advance possible- with esteem and warm regards, John F. Kennedy." Among those in the photo are Congressmen Roosevelt, Adam Clayton Powell and George Meany, Senator Pat McNamara and Secretary of Labor Arthur Goldberg. The pen and signed photo are matted and framed with the letter of transmittal from Kennedy's Special Assistant, Lawrence F. O'Brien. Fine condition. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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