THE PRESIDENCY: The White House Week: Dec. 13, 1926

The White House Week

¶ Pink carnations, maidenhair ferns, golden candlesticks, 50 empty chairs were seen in the state dining salon of the White House. Soon, and promptly, the chairs were occupied, for the President and Mrs. Coolidge had opened the official Washington social season with the annual Cabinet dinner. Among those present were Vice President and Mrs. Dawes, the Cabinet members and their wives, Senator Charles Curtis of Kansas, and a few favored guests from Washington, New York, Boston, such as Bruce Barton, advertising man, writer of books on the...

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