A poster of the President, Franklin D. Roosevelt. United States flags on both the sides of the poster. Scenes of the crowded Convention Hall, in Philadelphia, where the Democratic National Convention is nominating incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt to run again, for a second term. The crowd applauds and cheers.
Survey of potential site for the Democratic National Convention of 1936. People along the beach in Atlantic City, New Jersey. A building with American flag hoisted on it. Democrats look at the building as they consider it the site for the Democratic Convention of 1936. Two policemen hold a scroll in front of the men and they look at the picture on the scroll. Mayor Harry Bacharach and others discuss about the site for the Convention. (The convention was ultimately held in Philadelphia Pennsylvania, in 1936)
Senator Joseph Taylor Robinson calls the 1936 National Convention of the Democratic Party to order and asks delegates to remain standing for the opening invocation delivered by a clergyman. The words of invocation are heard. Afterwards, he asks delegates to be seated. Microphones of all the major radio broadcasters are seen at the podium, such as NBC, CBS, and others. Large crowd of delegates are present in the hall but still milling about. Photographers take pictures. The first speaker addresses the assembly.
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt at the Democratic National Convention, at Convention Hall, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The President speaks from the podium and gives a political speech responding to what he characterizes as deliberate falsehoods promulgated by the political opposition .
Crowds of delegates and citizens gathered in Philadelphia for the closing, nomination acceptance speech of the Democratic National Convention during the 1936 presidential campaign. Spotlights sweep across the gathered crowd listening to the speakers including President Franklin Roosevelt, running for his second term.
Thousands of delegates gathered in Convention Hall, for the Democratic National Convention in 1936. Many carry banners supporting President Franklin Roosevelt. Some of the banners read, 'Cool Colorado Hot For Roosevelt', 'Roosevelt Friend of the Forgotten Man' and other banners. Several representatives of United States present among the crowd. A banner supporting the U.S. Democratic Party reads, ' Party With A Soul'.