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Franklin D. Roosevelt "New Deal" Portrait Coin Bank, ca. 1932


Cornell University Political Americana Collection


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Collection: Cornell University Political Americana Collection

ID Number: 2214.BB0194

Title: Franklin D. Roosevelt "New Deal" Portrait Coin Bank, ca. 1932

Date Made: ca. 1932

Party: Democratic

Election: 1932

Item Count: 1

Classification: Decorative Arts; Metalwork

Object Type: Banks (Containers); Portraits; Busts

Measurements: Bank (height): 5 in.; 12.7 cm

Materials & Techniques: Metal; Casting; Hand coloring; Painting (Coating)

Notes: Hand-painted metal coin bank has a slot in the rear to deposit coins. Maker's mark on the base of the bank is difficult to read, but may be "KENYONTOYS". Item donor Susan H. Douglas dates the bank to the 1932 Presidential campaign.

Subjects: Roosevelt, Franklin D.; Portraits; Busts; New Deal; Politics; Promotional materials

Repository: Susan H. Douglas Political Americana Collection, #2214?Rare & Manuscript Collections?Cornell University Library?Cornell University

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Political Figures

Political Figure: Roosevelt, Franklin D.

Biography: American, 1882-1945

Relationship: Presidential Candidate

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