Clock, 1934

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Description
The clock’s face features a small mechanical figure of President Franklin D. Roosevelt mixing a cocktail, a reference to the repeal of Prohibition in 1933. He is supported by figures of National Recovery Administration Chairman Hugh Johnson (left) and Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins (right).
subject
Political Campaigns
Timekeeping
National Museum of American History
associated person
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano
Perkins, Francis
Johnson, General H S
Credit Line
Arnold Miles Collection of Political Americana
Measurements
overall: 10 3/4 in x 11 in x 6 in; 27.305 cm x 27.94 cm x 15.24 cm
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Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition
Exhibition
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
associated date
1934
Object Name
Clock
ID Number
PL.217442.087
catalog number
217442.087
accession number
217442