THE PRESIDENCY: The Coolidge Week: Aug. 15, 1927

¶At Deadwood, S. Dak., 300 strong men allowed their beards to grow long and bushy, for President Coolidge was coming to town. They wanted him to see Deadwood as it looked in the days of the gold rush, following 1876, when "Wild Bill" Hickock, "Deadwood Dick" and "Calamity Jane" were kicking up dust in its streets. A pageant was staged for President Coolidge, who gladly shook the wrinkled hand of aged "Deadwood Dick."

¶The President was also made White Chief and Protector of the Sioux Indians. Chief Henry Standing Bear administered the oath of...

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