Campaign cane

Object Number: 
2010.24.38
Date: 
ca. 1933
Medium: 
Steel, copper, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 34 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (87 x 3.8 x 3.8 cm)
Description: 
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Chicago Expostion.
Gallery Label: 
This 1933 cane with a copper head of Franklin D. Roosevelt and the slogan "Century of Progress" was produced for the Chicago World's Fair of 1933. The aptly-named Century of Progress International Exposition celebrated Chicago's centennial. This cane is one of many of world's fair canes in the Grumet collection.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group