Visitors Wait For Hours to Shake President Coolidge’s Hand

Times sure were different. Check out this photo of a massive crowd pushing their way into the White House. They’re all waiting just to shake the hand of President Calvin Coolidge.

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Visitors waiting in line to shake hands with the President (circa 1921)
Visitors waiting in line to shake hands with the President (circa 1921)

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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