Shirley Temple and Eddie Cantor cut President Roosevelt’s birthday cake:

The President’s motorcade through downtown Los Angeles:

The President addresses Los Angeles:

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  1. September 6, 2012

    Now that is a cake. I think I’ve mentioned I like cake. It’s interesting that the figure on top is with crutches. I thought he didn’t like to show himself with crutches or in a wheelchair.

    • September 6, 2012

      I was under that impression too, but maybe that was just during the election for his first term? This picture is from 1938 and that’s a very public representation of his polio. Interesting!

  2. September 6, 2012

    Oh my goodness! She does have a knife, and a butcher knife at that!

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