THE PRESIDENCY: Mr. Coolidge's Week: Mar. 9, 1925

¶ A family assemblage gathered at the White House for inauguration: John Coolidge, son (fresh-singing lad on a tour with the Amherst Glee Club), Colonel John Coolidge, father (bringing the family Bible on which Mr. Coolidge first took oath, in order that he might use it again), Mrs. A. I. Goodhue, mother-in-law (on her first visit to the White House). President Olds of Amherst and Mr. and Mrs. Frank W. Stearns were also invited for the occasion. Dr. George T. Harding, father of the late President, found it necessary to decline.

¶Frank B....

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