THE PRESIDENCY: Coolidge Fund

The mobility and expressiveness of Mrs. Coolidge's face, particularly her mouth, have often occasioned flattering public comment. Sometimes they have been mentioned as a contrast to the limited eloquence of Calvin Coolidge's features. More interesting is the use to which Mrs. Coolidge put her lips and tongue as a young woman. She was, as most people know, a teacher at the Clarke School for the Deaf in Northampton, Mass., the first U. S. school to teach deaf people to read lips and deaf-mute children to articulate.* The lipreading method, which for mutes...