THE PRESIDENCY: The White House Week: Oct. 4, 1926

¶ With a proud tan and a clear head, the President arose early on his first morning back at the White House. He read a large batch of mail, signed documents, received callers. Among them were: Cabinet members Hoover, Kellogg, Sargent, Wilbur; Sir Esme Howard, British Ambassador to the U. S.; John Barton Payne, chairman of the American Red Cross, who discussed relief plans for Florida; Senator Frank B. Willis of Ohio.

¶ Next day, Mr. Coolidge called the Cabinet together for its first meeting since early

¶ On Sept. 22, 1776,...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!