Jun 21, 2018 - Sale 2483

Sale 2483 - Lot 206

Price Realized: $ 500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
MARCH OF DIMES: "THRILLING TO WATCH THE DIMES ROLL IN" ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. Brief Typed Letter Signed, as President, to schoolteacher Molly Goodwin: "Thank you very much for your nice letter[;] I am grateful to you for contributing to the Birthday Fund. It really has been thrilling to watch the dimes roll in." 1/2 page, 4to, White House stationery, pale green paper, with integral blank; horizontal fold. With the original envelope. Washington, 2 February 1938

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In 1938, Roosevelt founded the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. In 1958, the organization expanded its domain of concern to include birth defects and other conditions, adopting a new name, "The National Foundation" to reflect the change. In 1976, the organization's name became "March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation."