1939 Lincoln Presidential Limousine Used by Franklin D. Roosevelt

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1939 Lincoln Presidential Limousine Used by Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Title:  

1939 Lincoln Presidential Limousine Used by Franklin D. Roosevelt
Date:
1939-1950

Collection:

Creator:
Ford Motor Company. Lincoln Division | Brunn & Company
Publisher/Studio:
From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company, Lincoln-Mercury Division.

Content Description: 

This was the first car built expressly for presidential use. It was nicknamed the "Sunshine Special" because President Franklin Roosevelt loved to ride in it with the top down. After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 the car was returned to the factory where it was equipped with armor plate and bullet-resistant tires and gas tank. The "Sunshine Special" was retired in 1950.

Physical Description: 

Automobile

Location:
20900 Oakwood Blvd.,Michigan,Dearborn,48124
Identifier:
50.11.1

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