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Calvin Coolidge and Cabinet

Calvin Coolidge and Cabinet
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Artist
Keystone View Company, active 1892 - 1939?
Sitter
Calvin Coolidge, 4 Jul 1872 - 5 Jan 1933
Harry Stewart New, 1858 - 1937
Herbert Clark Hoover, 10 Aug 1874 - 20 Oct 1964
John Wingate Weeks, 11 Apr 1860 - 12 Jul 1926
Hubert Work, 3 Jul 1860 - 14 Dec 1942
Charles Evans Hughes, 11 Apr 1862 - 27 Aug 1948
Andrew William Mellon, 24 Mar 1855 - 26 Aug 1937
Harlan Fiske Stone, 11 Oct 1872 - 22 Apr 1946
Curtis Dwight Wilbur, 1867 - 1954
Henry Cantwell Wallace, 1866 - 1924
James John Davis, 1873 - 1947
Date
1924
Type
Photograph
Medium
Stereoscopic gelatin silver print
Dimensions
Image/Sheet (each): 7.9 × 7.7 cm (3 1/8 × 3 1/16")
Mount: 8.7 × 17.8 cm (3 7/16 × 7")
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Object number
NPG.81.81
Exhibition Label
After the sudden death of Warren Harding on August 2, 1923, Calvin Coolidge’s father, a Vermont farmer who served as the rural district’s justice of the peace and notary public, swore his son in as America’s thirtieth president. Coolidge (1872–1933) had attained national celebrity in 1919 when, as governor of Massachusetts, he broke the Boston police strike, declaring that "there is no right to strike against the public safety by anybody, anywhere, any time." At the 1920 Republican convention, over the objection of party leaders, he was made the vice-presidential nominee by acclamation.
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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Place
United States\District of Columbia\Washington