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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Personal Tank-Top Undershirt.
    -32" x 20". Lord and Taylor, New York.
    -Minor spotting and wear, else near fine.

    This cotton, four-button undershirt purchased from Lord and Taylor in New York was worn by FDR. For many years, it was in the possession of the McGowan family. Edgar McGowan was groundskeeper for the Roosevelt family estates; and Anna McGowan was head of the household staff at Campobello. A cotton laundry label, including the name "Franklin D. Roosevelt," is sewn in below the manufacturer's tag. Includes a COA from Blue Mountain Books and Manuscripts, Ltd.


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