Warren G. Harding

"Election night crowd at White House, November 1920." The chosen one was Warren Harding. National Photo Company glass negative.

Take a look at the crowd in front of the White House on Election Night 1920. The elation is palpable as the crowd exudes utter joy and relief that eight years of Woodrow Wilson are over and change has...

The Washington Herald - December 20th, 1920

How are you liking the "In The Paper" posts? Check out this page from The Washington Herald on Monday, December 20th, 1920. The "Merchant of Venice" performed by Gonzaga students and a Mardi Gras-them...

June 29, 1922. Little Miss Tarkington waits on the White House steps to snap a picture of President Warren G. Harding

This picture speaks for itself. This little girl is waiting on the White House steps to take a photo with President Harding.

This one made me laugh. This would never happen today ... at least I hope it wouldn't. It's a story about Calvin Coolidge's time here at Vice President under Warren Harding. Coolidge and his family...

Warren Harding, half-length portrait, standing, facing front, gesturing with right hand

Warren G. Harding sure didn't look like a friendly guy. In just about every photograph I see of him, he looks like he's scowling. I dug through some Library of Congress photos and wanted to share a fe...

Officer Sprinkle

Five weeks into this blog and the response has been far greater than anticipated. Thank you to everyone for reading and sharing Ghosts of DC with their friends. With your help, we have surpassed 700 f...

Ready for the start to Arlington - Unknown Soldiervideo

Here's a video I came across on YouTube of the old president and recently inaugurated one attending the burial ceremony of the Unknown Soldier. President Wilson was instrumental in honoring those "unk...

Joan of Arc statue in Meridian Hill Park

Prince of Petworth has a couple of posts on this statue already, but I wanted to add a few then and now photos and do a little more background research on the dedication ceremony. Pres...

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