President Visits Cuban President at Embassy

Here’s a cool old photo of President Calvin Coolidge visiting President Gerardo Machado at the Cuban Embassy on April 22nd, 1927.

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President Coolidge calls on President Machado of Cuba upon arrival in Washington. President Coolidge with President Gerardo Machado of Cuba [...]ides photographed at the Cuban embassy in Washington Chief Executive of the United States paid a return [...]a's President. President Machado had previously President Coolidge at the White House shortly after [...]l in the National Capital
President Coolidge calls on President Machado of Cuba upon arrival in Washington. President Coolidge with President Gerardo Machado of Cuba […]ides photographed at the Cuban embassy in Washington Chief Executive of the United States paid a return […]a’s President. President Machado had previously President Coolidge at the White House shortly after […]l in the National Capital
Source: Library of Congress

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  • Publius Washingtoniensis

    I believe the Cuban officer in uniform at the right in this photo may be a young Fulgencio Batista, who later was instrumental in overthrowing President Machado and dominated Cuban politcs as President or Commander of the Armed Forces from 1933 until he was overthrown by Fidel Castro in 1959.