Tag: Calvin Coolidge

Manager Stanley Harris, in the grandstand, presents President Coolidge with the baseball used to open the 1924 World Series (October 4th, 1924)

President and Mrs. Coolidge Go to World Series

The Washington Senators were in the World Series in 1924, and ultimately would come away victorious. What you might not know is that Grace...
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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. Source: Library of Congress
Calvin Coolidge, President of the United States, presents an honorary degree to Governor William S. Flynn of Rhode Island at the Georgetown University commencement. Pictured, left to right: Pierce Butler, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court; President Coolidge; John B. Creeden, S.J., President of Georgetown University; Governor Flynn; Walter J. O'Connor, University Registrar; and Andrew L. Bouwhuis, S.J.

Photo of Georgetown University Commencement in 1924

Here's a cool shot of the graduating class of 1924, taken from above. Source: Georgetown University Library And here's President Coolidge presenting an honorary degree to...
Visitors waiting in line to shake hands with the President (circa 1921)

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...
Four adults and six children, from Passaic, N.J., picket the White House following President Coolidge's refusal to listen to their complaints about wage cuts in the textile industry

Children Protesting Wages at the White House

This is a photograph from the Library of Congress, circa 1926. Definitely not something you're likely to see these days.

Three Cheers for Coolidge

This is a shot of President Calvin Coolidge at an event for the Boy Scouts of America at the White House.
Calvin and Grace Coolidge with dog

Dog Humps Leg of First Lady Grace Coolidge

Okay, that's probably not what's happening in this photo, but that title probably piqued your interest. It is a bizarre photo, nonetheless and we...
Vice Pres. Coolidge and House Speaker Gillett exercising in House gym. Jan. 31, 1923 (Library of Congress)

Vice President Coolidge and Speaker Gillett, Exercise Buddies

Really? This looks like the lamest workout ever. What the hell is Coolidge doing? I'm going to get some Five Guys now. Yum. Related articles Email From...
The New Corcoran Gallery (Washington Times)

Three Random Facts About the Corcoran Gallery

Tragedy! I was tipped off by DCist that the Corcoran Gallery might be leaving the District for Alexandria?! Wow, that would be bad. Say it...

Midgets for Coolidge

So, this is a bizarre one that I came across on Shorpy ... a large group of midgets arrive in Washington to support President Calvin...

Vice President Calvin Coolidge Evacuates the Willard Due to Fire …...

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...
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The Inauguration of Herbert Hoover in 1929

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3WnsH06pGQ This is an excellent silent film from 1929. It begins with outgoing president Calvin Coolidge and Hoover entering a vehicle and being taken to...
August 14th, 1924. President Calvin Coolidge and his radio-equipped Buick automobile in Washington. (Shorpy)

Calvin Coolidge, Vermont Native and Our 30th President

Per a comment received on the Warren Harding slide show, here's a one for his successor, Calvin Coolidge. So, Kai ... here's a bunch of...
J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan by Paramount Pictures (1924)

First Lady Grace Coolidge Visits the Tivoli Theater in Columbia Heights

Michelle Obama isn't the only first lady to set foot in Columbia Heights. Grace Coolidge took the drive up 14th St. to attend a...