PRESIDENT WOODROW WILSON SPOON EXHIBIT
President Thomas Woodrow Wilson was
our 28th President and was a leader in the Progressive Movement.
President Wilson proposed and had the Congress create the Federal
Reserve, the Federal Trade Commission, the Clayton anti-trust act and
the Federal Farm Loan Program.
He also tried to outlaw child labor (but the Supreme Court reversed his
He was also a major advocate for women's rights and for the rights of
'black Americans' (I am being politically correct)
Income tax was originally implemented during his Presidency (ugh) and
course the entry into World War 1 came during his term of office.
The souvenir spoon movement was slowing down during this era, but I
would still have expected to find a lot of spoons about Wilson, but I
only have one.
Cutout handle by Wilson. sterling
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