Badge celebrating the inauguration of President Franklin Roosevelt, Washington, 1933. Celluloid, silk, brass. Size refers to overall length.
Brass hanger inscribed, SOUVENIR, from which is suspended by a red, white and blue ribbon, a celluloid drop bearing a portrait of Roosevelt over the U.S. Capitol, the legend, INAUGURATION MARCH 4, 1933, around the dome; OUR PRESIDENT/ FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, below the portrait; above, within red border, OKAY AMERICA; below, within blue border, YOU BET - I'M WITH YOU.
One of the classic inauguration badges, and among the most prized FDR items, commemorating the beginning of his historic presidency.