President Franklin Delano Roosevelt Signs Social Security Act

ID: SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27E_031]

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographs

Date: 1935

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 27E, Image No. SIA_000095_B27E_031

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Summary

Standing with Roosevelt are Rep. Robert Doughton (D-NC); unknown person in shadow; Sen. Robert Wagner (D-NY); Rep. John Dingell (D-MI); Rep. Joshua Twing Brooks (D-PA); the Secretary of Labor, Frances Perkins; Sen. Pat Harrison (D-MS); and Rep. David Lewis (D-MD).

Subject

  • Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano) 1882-1945
  • Doughton, Robert Lee 1863-1954
  • Wagner, Robert F (Robert Ferdinand) 1877-1953
  • Dingell, John D (John David) 1894-1955
  • Perkins, Frances 1880-1965
  • Harrison, Pat 1881-1941
  • Lewis, David J (David John) 1869-1952

Notes

Written on verso: I wanted you to have this copy of this original photograph of my father signing the Social Security Act on August 14, 1935. / Jim Roosevelt

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 27E, Image No. SIA_000095_B27E_031

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1935
  • August 14, 1935

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  • Copyright Undetermined

Topic

  • Portraits
  • Portraits, Group

Form/Genre

Photographs

Local number

SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27E_031]

Physical description

Halftones (prints); 3 x 5;

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