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Grace Coolidge, First Lady & Baseball Fan: Witnessing the Washington Senators Win the 1924 World Series
Grace Coolidge, wife of President Calvin Coolidge, was an avid baseball fan and attended the 1924 World Series in Washington. Read about her experience and watch film footage of the game!
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A Look Back in Time: President Coolidge Visiting President Machado at the Cuban Embassy in 1927
Take a look back in time to April 22nd, 1927 when President Calvin Coolidge visited President Gerardo Machado at the Cuban Embassy. See the historic photo from the Library of Congress.
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A Look Back at the Georgetown University Class of 1924
Take a look back to 1924 and see Georgetown University's graduating class and President Coolidge presenting an honorary degree to Governor Flynn of Rhode Island. Explore these historic photos from Ghosts of DC.
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Times Were Different: Check Out This Photo of a Massive Crowd Pushing Their Way Into the White House
Take a look back in time with this amazing photo of a massive crowd pushing their way into the White House to shake the hand of President Calvin Coolidge. Times sure were different!
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A Rare Moment in Time: A Photograph from the Library of Congress, Circa 1926
This is a rare and unique glimpse back in time to 1926. The photograph from the Library of Congress shows four adults and six children from Passaic, N.J. protesting wage cuts in the textile industry outside the White House. It's definitely not something you're likely to see these days!
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A Look Back at President Calvin Coolidge and the Boy Scouts of America at the White House
Take a look back at President Calvin Coolidge and the Boy Scouts of America at the White House on May 1, 1926. See the historic photo of the event on GhostsofDC.org.
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What Is Going On In This Bizarre Photo of Calvin and Grace Coolidge with a Dog?
Take a look at this bizarre photo of Calvin and Grace Coolidge with a dog. What could be going on in this strange scene? We investigate and share our thoughts.
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Breaking a Sweat with Vice President Coolidge and Speaker Gillett in the House Gym
Take a step back in time and join VP Coolidge and Speaker Gillett as they break a sweat in the House gym. Get a glimpse into a bygone era and imagine the friendly competition that must have gone on during their workouts!
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Three Stories from the Corcoran Gallery's History
Three great stories from the Corcoran Gallery's past, including an unnoticed President Coolidge and stolen art.
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Unbelievable! Midgets Arrive in Washington to Support Calvin Coolidge
This bizarre story from 1924 is true! A large group of midgets arrived in Washington to support President Calvin Coolidge. They wore buttons and ribbons inscribed with 'Coolidge 1925'. Read on to find out more about this unusual event!
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The Night Calvin Coolidge Was Challenged by a Fire Marshall at the Willard Hotel
In 1922, Calvin Coolidge and his family had a unique experience while staying at the Willard Hotel in DC. Find out what happened when he was challenged by a fire marshall in the middle of the night!
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An Unforgettable Silent Film: The 1929 Inauguration of Herbert Hoover
Relive the 1929 Inauguration of Herbert Hoover with this unforgettable silent film. See outgoing President Calvin Coolidge, Supreme Court members, and the grand parade celebrating the incoming president.
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Exploring the Life of the 30th President of the United States, Calvin Coolidge
Take a journey back in time to explore the life of Calvin Coolidge, the 30th President of the United States. Check out a selection of photos from his life and learn more about his legacy.
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Grace Coolidge Attends the Tivoli Theater Girl Scouts Benefit in 1925
In 1925, Grace Coolidge took the drive up 14th St. to attend a benefit for the Girl Scouts at the Tivoli Theater. Read about Mrs. Coolidge's attendance at the special screening of J. M. Barrie's "Peter Pan" and see the original movie poster.
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