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Oversize black and white photograph showing FDR being inaugurated for his third term, signed by the President, his Vice President and Secretary of State, Chief Supreme Court Justice Charles E. Hughes and Supreme Court Clerk
Charles Elmore Cropley, who held the President's family bible while the oath was administered. Handsomely framed to 17½x15.
Photograph signed: "Franklin D Roosevelt", "Charles E. Hughes, Jan. 20, 1941", "Charles Elmore Cropley/January 20, 1941.", "Cordell Hull" and "H.A. Wallace", B/w 13¼x10¼, framed to 17½x15. On Monday, January 20, 1941, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the nation's first and only president to be inaugurated to a third term in office. FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT (1882-1945, born in Hyde Park, New York) is an American politician who served as president during two of the most difficult times in world history, the Great Depression and World War II. He also served as president for four terms (1933-1945), longer than any other president in history. Roosevelt's parents were from old New York families, and he was raised in privilege. Theodore, his fifth cousin, was elected president in 1902; his leadership style and lust for reform made him Franklin's hero and role model. Roosevelt was elected to the New York State Senate in 1910; he ran as a Democrat in a district that hadn't elected a Democrat since 1884, but ran on his privileged name and rode a Democratic landslide to the State Senate, where he joined reformers in opposing New York City's Tammany Hall Democratic machine. He resigned in 1913 when appointed Assistant Secretary of the Navy (1913-1920), where he worked to expand the Navy and founded the Navy Reserve and where he met Winston Churchill for the first time in 1918. He ran as vice president with James M. Cox of Ohio, but they were handily defeated by Warren Harding. He contracted a paralytic illness in 1921 while vacationing in Campobello Island, New Brunswick, widely believed to be poliomyelitis, which permanently paralyzed him from the waist down. Not many people knew at the time that he was paralyzed, though, thanks in part to a cooperative press. He was elected Governor of New York (1928-1932), a governorship that was marred by his reluctant deal-making with the faltering Tammany Hall machine during his 1930 re-election run. He was elected president in 1932, three years into the worldwide Great Depression, a depression that contributed to the rise of Adolf Hitler. Roosevelt tried to get people back to work with the New Deal and prevent the same thing happening in the United States. The New Deal was a patchwork of programs that scholars now agree had limited success at best in ending the Depression, and some of its programs, like the National Recovery Administration (NRA), were determined to be unconstitutional. However, programs like the Civilian Conservation Corps employed hundreds of thousands of Americans and programs like NRA and the Tennessee Valley Authority injected billions of federal dollars into the economy. Roosevelt was also responsible for Social Security benefits for the elderly and minimum wage laws. He began re-arming the United States in 1938, in the face of strong isolationism, and declared that the United States would become an "arsenal of democracy" against Hitler. But the isolationism dissolved with the attacks on Pearl Harbor, and the United States entered World War II. Roosevelt's administration put the nation on a war footing while coordinating strategy with his counterparts Churchill and Josef Stalin, the so-called "Big Three". He died four months before V-J Day and the official end of World War II on Aug. 12, 1945. From March 4, 1933 to September 2, 1940, HENRY AGARD WALLACE (1888-1965) served as FDR's Secretary of Agriculture, the same job held by his father, Henry C. Wallace, under Presidents Harding and Coolidge (March 5, 1921 until his death on October 25, 1924). At the Democratic National Convention held in Chicago Stadium from July 15-18, 1940, Wallace was selected by FDR to be his running mate, and the convention nominated the team on the first ballot. In the November 5, 1940 election, FDR and Wallace soundly defeated the Republican ticket of political newcomer Wendell L. Willkie and Senator Charles L. McNary by 27.2 million to 22.3 million popular votes, 449-82 electoral votes and 38-ten states. Wallace served as FDR's Vice President from 1941-1945. In 1944, he was replaced on the ticket by Senator Harry S Truman. President Roosevelt died just 82 days after Wallace's vice presidential term ended. Before his death, FDR appointed Wallace as his Secretary of Commerce, making Wallace the only former Vice President to serve in a President's Cabinet. Wallace held the office under FDR and Truman until September 20, 1946, when Truman forced him to resign for criticizing U.S. foreign policy. Wallace became Editor of the "New Republic" (1946-1948) and helped to launch the new Progressive Party. In 1948, he became the new party's candidate in the presidential election, winning no electoral votes as Truman beat Dewey. As Secretary of State under Franklin D. Roosevelt from 1933 to 1944, CORDELL HULL (1871-1955, born in Overton County, Tennessee) was the chief architect of the Good Neighbor Policy toward Latin America. He had previously represented Tennessee as a Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives (1907-1921, 1923-1931) and U.S. Senate (1931-1933) and had served as Chairman of the Democratic National Executive Committee (1921-1924). Early in World War II, Hull began planning a postwar international organization that would become the United Nations. In 1945, "the Father of the United Nations" was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. CHARLES E. HUGHES (1862-1948) was Governor of New York (1907-1910) when President Taft appointed him Associate Justice. In 1916, Hughes resigned from the Supreme Court having received the Republican nomination for President; he lost to Wilson. President Harding appointed him Secretary of State in 1921, and he remained in that office when Coolidge became President in 1923, staying until 1925. When Chief Justice Taft retired in 1930 because of ill health, President Hoover appointed Hughes as Chief Justice, only the second man reappointed to the Supreme Court (the first was John Rutledge). Hughes served until he retired in 1941. CHARLES ELMORE CROPLEY (1894-1952) served as clerk of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1927 until 1952. He is shown in the photograph holding FDR's family bible. Not framed in Gallery of History Style.

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Born: January 30, 1882 in Hyde Park, New York
Died: April 12, 1945 in Warm Springs, Georgia

Film Credits
2013/I Sirius (Other), 2013 Speeches That Shook the World (Other), 2013 Moyers & Company (Other), 2013 Grave of the Zombie Antelope (Other), 2013 Democracy Now! (Other), 2013 Andre: The Voice of Wine (in person), 2013 American Secrets (Other), 2012-2013 America's Book of Secrets (in person), 2012 The Untold History of the United States (Other), 2012 Edward & George: Two Brothers, One Throne (Other), 2012 Brothers on the Line (Other), 2012 America's Book of Secrets (Other), 2012 10 Things You Don't Know About (Other), 2011 The Kennedys (Other), 2011 Reagan (Other), 2011 Prohibition (Other), 2010-2011 World War II in Color (Other), 2010 The Special Relationship (Other), 2010 Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics (Other), 2010 Hubert H Humphrey: The Art of the Possible (Other), 2009 WWII in HD (Other), 2009 The Shock Doctrine (Other), 2009 Revealed (Other), 2009 Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup (Other), 2009 Landslide: A Portrait of President Herbert Hoover (Other), 2009 Iran, une puissance dévoilée (Other), 2009 Convoy: War for the Atlantic (Other), 2009 Capitalism: A Love Story (Other), 2009 Apocalypse: The Second World War (Other), 2009 1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year (Other), 2008 Warner at War (Other), 2008 Walt & El Grupo (Other), 2008 The American Future: A History (Other), 2008 Superpower (Other), 2008 Secrets of Body Language (Other), 2008 Neues aus der Anstalt (Other), 2008 I.O.U.S.A. (Other), 2008 History of the National Security State (Other), 2008 Great Planes (Other), 2008 Crime Wave: 18 Months of Mayhem (Other), 2008 Call of Duty: World at War (Other), 2008 Blood and Oil (Other), 2008 Black Magic (Other), 2007 Zeitgeist (Writer), 2007 White Light/Black Rain: The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (Other), 2007 Warlords (Other), 2007 Undercover History (Other), 2007 Tehran Has No More Pomegrenates! (Other), 2007 Staline: Le tyran rouge (Other), 2007 Our Story Our Voice (Other), 2007 Nuremberg: The 60th Anniversary Director's Cut (Other), 2007 Live Free or Die Hard (Other), 2007 Endgame: Blueprint for Global Enslavement (Other), 2007 CBS News Sunday Morning (Other), 2006 The Rape of Europa (Other), 2006 The Great Wars (Other), 2006 Secrets of New York (Other), 2006 My Christmas Soldier (Other), 2006 Lost Worlds (Other), 2005 X Day: The Invasion of Japan (Other), 2005 Weird U.S. (Other), 2005 Warm Springs (Other), 2005 The Presidents (Other), 2005 The Great Raid (Other), 2005 NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams (Other), 2005 Hitler's War (Other), 2005 Ghosts of Bataan (Other), 2005 First Command (Other), 2005 FDR: A Presidency Revealed (Other), 2004 Winston Churchill. Ot lubvi do nenavisti (Other), 2004 Verner Lehtimäki - Punapäällikön elämä (Other), 2004 Star Trek: Enterprise (Other), 2004 In Enemy Hands (Other), 2004 Conspiracy (Other), 2004 Celsius 41.11: The Temperature at Which the Brain... b_egins to Die (Other), 2004 Cecil B. DeMille: American Epic (Other), 2004 Broadway: The American Musical (Other), 2003 Yalta: Peace, Power and Betrayal (Other), 2003 Unsere Besten (Other), 2003 The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (Other), 2003 The Corporation (Other), 2003 Save Our History (Other), 2003 Churchill (Other), 2002-2007 War Stories with Oliver North (Other), 2002 The Century of the Self (Other), 2002 Rumrunners, Moonshiners, & Bootleggers (Other), 2002 Gladiators of World War II (Other), 2002 Christmas Under Fire (Other), 2002 Bud Greenspan's Favorite Stories of Winter Olympic Glory (Other), 2002 Air Force One (Other), 2002 10,000 Black Men Named George (Other), 2001 War Crimes and Trials (Other), 2001 Unsung Heroes of Pearl Harbor (Other), 2001 Roots of the Cuban Missile Crisis (Other), 2001 Pearl Harbor: Legacy of Attack (Other), 2001 Mr. Dreyfuss Goes to Washington (Other), 2001 Day of Infamy (Other), 2001 Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History (Other), 2000 WWII: The Lost Color Archives (Other), 2000 Tora Tora Tora: The Real Story of Pearl Harbor (Other), 2000 They Filmed the War in Color (Other), 2000 The American President (Other), 2000 ESPN SportsCentury (Other), 2000 A Century of Lionel Legendary Trains (Other), 1999 The Sweet Science (Other), 1999 The Simpsons (Other), 1999 The Century: America's Time (Other), 1999 Medal of Honor (Other), 1999 Jonas Salk: Personally Speaking (Other), 1999 Cradle Will Rock (Other), 1999 ABC 2000: The Millennium (Other), 1998 The Third Reich, in Color (Other), 1998 The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (Other), 1998 Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War (Other), 1998 Secrets of World War II (Other), 1998 Nazis: The Occult Conspiracy (Other), 1998 Cold War (Other), 1997-2004 Modern Marvels (Other), 1997 The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (Other), 1997 The Fifties (Other), 1997 Prohibition: Thirteen Years That Changed America (Other), 1997 Divided Highways: The Interstates and the Transformation of (Other), 1997 Contact (Other), 1996 Bob Hope: Laughing with the Presidents (Other), 1996 A Web of War (Other), 1995 Truman (Other), 1995 Trinity and Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie (Other), 1995 The Last Days of World War II (Other), 1995 Royal Family at War (Other), 1995 Nixon (Other), 1995 Hiroshima: Why the Bomb Was d_ropped (Other), 1995 Enola Gay and the Atomic Bombing of Japan (Other), 1995 Churchill and the Cabinet War Rooms (Other), 1995 Biography (in person), 1994-2007 Biography (Other), 1994 Time Capsule: WW II - War in Europe (Other), 1994 The Story of Mount Rushmore: America in Stone (Other), 1994 Entertaining the Troops (Other), 1994 D-Day, 6th June 1944: The Official Story (Other), 1994 Coming Out Under Fire (Other), 1994 Baseball (Other), 1993 The Great Depression (Other), 1993 Murderers, Mobsters & Madmen Vol. 2: Assassination in the 20th (Other), 1992 Stalking the President: A History of American Assassins (Other), 1992 Portraits of Presidents: Presidents of a World Power 1901- (Other), 1992 EBN: Commercial Entertainment Product (Other), 1991-2009 The American Experience (Other), 1991 The Complete Citizen Kane (Other), 1991 Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio (Other), 1991 Desert Storm: The War b_egins (Other), 1989 Touring America's National Parks: Second Edition (Other), 1989 The Road to War (Other), 1989 How Hitler Lost the War (Other), 1988 The Speeches of Winston Churchill (Other), 1988 The 1940's: Music, Memories & Milestones (Other), 1987 I nichego bolshe (Other), 1986 13. artikla (Other), 1985 Backstage at the Whitehouse (Other), 1984 The World of Tomorrow (Other), 1984 Going Hollywood: The '30s (Other), 1983 The Return of Captain Invincible (Other), 1983 Seeing Red (Other), 1982 Genocide (Other), 1982 De camisa vieja a chaqueta nueva (Other), 1981 Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr (Other), 1980 The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter (Other), 1979 Time After Time (Other), 1978 Loggerheads (Other), 1977 A Bridge Too Far (Other), 1976 All This and World War II (Other), 1975 Wonder Woman (Other), 1975 Brother Can You Spare a Dime (Other), 1974 Thieves Like Us (Other), 1973-1974 The World at War (Other), 1972 Boxcar Bertha (Other), 1971 Our American Musical Heritage (Other), 1970 At vinde krigen (Other), 1969 The Extraordinary Seaman (Other), 1969 I due Kennedy (Other), 1966 NBC White Paper (Other), 1966 Cast a Giant Shadow (Other), 1965 The Eleanor Roosevelt Story (Other), 1964 The Other World of Winston Churchill (Other), 1964 The Guns of August (Other), 1964 Franco: ese hombre (Other), 1963 The Victors (Other), 1962 Year of Siege (Other), 1962 Turn of the Tide (Other), 1962 The DuPont Show of the Week (Other), 1962 Road to Ortona (Other), 1962 Days of Infamy (Other), 1962 Committee on UnAmerican Activities (Other), 1962 Blitzkrieg (Other), 1961-1962 Biography (Other), 1961 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (Other), 1960 The Untouchables (Other), 1959-1961 Project XX (Other), 1959 Vår egen tid (Other), 1957 The Joker Is Wild (Other), 1956 I Never Forget a Face (Other), 1954 Victory at Sea (Other), 1954 This Was Yesterday (Other), 1953 The Ford 50th Anniversary Show (Other), 1952-1953 Victory at Sea (Other), 1952 The Hoaxters (Other), 1952 Communism (Other), 1951 The Littlest Expert on My Favorite President (Other), 1951 Näin syntyi nykypäivä 1900-1950 (Other), 1950 Wonderful Times (Other), 1950 The Golden Twenties (Other), 1950 My Country 'Tis of Thee (Other), 1950 Fifty Years Before Your Eyes (Other), 1948 Behind Your Radio Dial (Other), 1946 Universal Special: Roosevelt - 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(Other), 1942 Mister Gardenia Jones (Other), 1942 March On, America! (Other), 1942 Inflation (Other), 1942 Holiday Inn (Other), 1942 Further Prophecies of Nostradamus (Other), 1942 For Me and My Gal (Other), 1942 Flying Tigers (Other), 1942 Beyond the Line of Duty (Other), 1941 The Tanks Are Coming (Other), 1941 Main Street on the March! (Other), 1941 Buck Privates (Other), 1940 Trifles of Importance (Other), 1940 The Ramparts We Watch (Other), 1939 Til Vesterheimen (in person), 1939 The Royal Visit (in person), 1939 The Roaring Twenties (Other), 1939 The March of Time Volume 5 Number 6: The State of the Nation (Other), 1939 Scouts to the Rescue (Other), 1938 The Fight for Peace (Other), 1938 Little Orphan Annie (Other), 1936 The President's Mystery (Writer), 1936 O Presidente Roosevelt no Rio (in person), 1924 Franklin D. Roosevelt Speech (in person)

Born: April 11, 1862 in Glens Fall, New York
Died: August 27, 1948 in Osterville, Massachusetts

Film Credits
1940 The Ramparts We Watch (Other), 1916 Justice Hughes Addresses Steel Workers. - Duquesne, Pa. (in person)

Born: October 2, 1871 in Olympus, Tennessee
Died: July 23, 1955 in Washington, District of Columbia

Film Credits
2012 The Untold History of the United States (Other), 2005 Die Zweite Republik - Eine unglaubliche Geschichte (Other), 2001 Day of Infamy (Other), 2000 Tora Tora Tora: The Real Story of Pearl Harbor (Other), 1998 Untold Stories of World War II (Other), 1959 Project XX (Other), 1952 Victory at Sea (in person), 1950 The Kate Smith Hour (Other), 1945 War Comes to America (Other), 1939 World Leaders on Peace and Democracy (in person)

Born: October 7, 1888 in Adair County, Iowa
Died: November 18, 1965 in Danbury, Connecticut

Film Credits
2012/I Savior (Performer), 2012 The Untold History of the United States (Other), 2012 America's Book of Secrets (Other), 2003 Get Up, Stand Up (Other), 1998 Cold War (Other), 1997 20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years (Other), 1994 Biography (Other), 1959 Project XX (Other), 1957 Person to Person (in person), 1951-1952 Longines Chronoscope (in person), 1945/VII Universal Newsreel (in person), 1944 One Inch from Victory (in person), 1944 Attack in the Pacific (Other), 1942 Paramount Victory Short No. T2-3: The Price of Victory (in person)

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