Franklin Roosevelt Campaign Medal

Franklin Roosevelt Campaign Medal

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Description (Brief)
This presidential campaign medal was made by the Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut around 1932.The Scovill Company was established in 1802 as a button manufacturer and is still in business today. Scovill was an early industrial American innovator, adapting armory manufacturing processes to mass-produce a variety of consumer goods including buttons, daguerreotype mats, and campaign medals.
Obverse: Profiles of Franklin D. Roosevelt and John Nance Garner, with the legend: A NEW DAY A NEW DEAL/FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT/JOHN N. GARNER.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
medal, political
depicted
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano
Garner, John N.
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 2.4 cm; 15/16 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1314
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1314
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Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
Industry & Manufacturing
Scovill Manufacturing Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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