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Felt Hat Belonging to Franklin D. Roosevelt

Felt Hat Belonging to Franklin D. Roosevelt

Colleciton FDR-MUSEUM: Franklin D. Roosevelt Library Museum Collection

This artifact is gray felt hat, size 7 3/8, with black ribbon was worn by Franklin D. Roosevelt. The interior is lined and edged with leather sweat band. There is a Cavanagh mark on the interior lining. The hat was givent to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library by Eleanor Roosevelt.

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Few personal accessories are more closely associated with FDR than the fedora. This felt fedora, made by Cavanaugh, ca. 1931, was worn by him.

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