National Affairs: Capitalizing Coolidge

"The word was Rayon". . . . Calvin Coolidge, Washington, D. C., April 6, 1925. This legend appeared on the cover of a pamphlet circulated by Bonner, Brooks & Co., No. 1 Wall Street, to promote the sale of stock in the new American Rayon Products Corporation. Scrutiny of the President's recent speeches revealed that he had delivered himself of the following utterance to the National Association of Cotton Manufacturers : "In the course of some researches, preliminary to these remarks, I found myself needing a more accurate definition of a certain trade term, no doubt thoroughly familiar to all of...

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