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Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Signed Photograph.

Auction:
2950B
Lot:
137
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2950B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Signed Photograph. Black-and-white photograph by Harris & Ewins of FDR in profile, signing papers at his desk; signed in ink in the bottom margin and inscribed to Bert Murray of Tammany Hall, the image somewhat oxidized, matted and framed, 9 x 7 in. [together with] letters from two Tammany Hall insiders: New York City mayor Jimmy Walker (1881-1946) and New York Governor Alfred E. Smith (1873-1944).
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Alfred E. Smith, Bert Murray, Franklin Delano, Roosevelt, Delano, Delano family, FDR, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jimmy Walker, Livingston family, Political corruption in the United States, Roosevelt family, Tammany Hall, New York City

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