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Calvin Coolidge, his first biography

R. M. Washburn

Calvin Coolidge, his first biography

from cornerstone to capstone to the accession

by R. M. Washburn

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Published by Small, Maynard and company in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coolidge, Calvin, -- 1872-1933

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R.M. Washburn ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF792 .W314
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p. l., 3-169 p.
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16802643M
    LC Control Number27024783

    Near the end of his short biography of Calvin Coolidge ( - ), David Greenberg quotes novelist Willa Cather's statement that "The world broke in two in or thereabouts". (Greenberg, p) Cather was referring to what she believed was the watershed of the jazz age, with its increase in individualism, the pursuit of wealth or pleasure. Septem President Calvin Coolidge. Mr. Coolidge reflected on his father’s term as President. He also talked about his favorite memories of his parents and.

    New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corp. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth-backed boards. Copy # of SIGNED by the author. Slight fraying at the heel and a minor bump to the head of the spine. Near Fine, lacking the slipcase. Item #   My conclusion, after reading this book, is that Calvin Coolidge is grossly under-rated. Actually, that’s not quite right, because to be under-rated, you first have to be known. As far as I can tell, nearly nobody in America today knows much if anything about Coolidge. I certainly didn’t before reading this book. Yet not only is Coolidge a fascinating character study, his political life and.

      “The Life of Calvin Coolidge” by Horace Green was one of several biographies of Coolidge published in during the first months of his presidency. Green was a contemporary (and seemingly an acquaintance) of Coolidge and may be best known for his biography “General Grant’s Last Stand.” Green died in Additional Physical Format: Online version: Washburn, R.M. (Robert Morris), Calvin Coolidge. Boston, Small, Maynard and Co. [©] (OCoLC)


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Coolidge and his wife, Florence Trumbull Coolidge, cooperated both at their house in Farmington, Connectieut, and at their summer place in. Calvin Coolidge, His First Biography – Book Notes: This review of the life of Calvin Coolidge was based upon my reading of the third edition of this book, copywriter My copy contains a stamp inside Calvin Coolidge front cover (pictured left).

The stamp along with the notes show that this particular book was given by Frank Allen to Edward Horton. Calvin Coolidge was the only son of John Calvin and Victoria Moor Coolidge. His father was a storekeeper, and his mother cultivated in him a love of nature and books.

In he married Grace Anna Goodhue, a teacher at the Clarke Institute for the Deaf, with whom he had two sons. Calvin Coolidge was president of the United States from to Coolidge was known for his quiet demeanor, which earned him the nickname "Silent Cal."Born:   Amity Shlaes, author of The Forgotten Man, delivers a brilliant and provocative reexamination of America’s thirtieth president, Calvin Coolidge, and the decade of unparalleled growth that the nation enjoyed under his this riveting biography, Shlaes traces Coolidge’s improbable rise from a tiny town in New England to a youth so unpopular he was shut out of college /5().

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Excerpt from Calvin Coolidge, His First Biography: From Cornerstone to Capstone to the Accession These all followed his infant gaze as it swept the plain walls of that Vermont farmhouse. They watched his eyes as they rested and became riveted upon the only decoration in that room, a portrait of that Great Liberator of the Dutch, of the low /5(2).

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Grace Anna Coolidge (née Goodhue; January 3, – July 8, ) was the wife of the 30th President of the United States, Calvin was the First Lady of the United States from to and the Second Lady of the United States from to She graduated from the University of Vermont in with a bachelor of arts degree in teaching and joined the Clarke Schools for.The Presidency of Calvin Coolidge () McCoy, Donald Calvin Coolidge: A Biography (), the standard scholarly biography; Russell, Francis.

A City in Terror: Calvin Coolidge and the Boston Police Strike () Primary sources. Coolidge, Calvin. The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge ().Calvin Coolidge had the good fortune to occupy the White House at a time of national peace and prosperity, inheriting the job on the death of Warren Harding inand resigning of his own accord, in advance of the Wall Street crash of The events of his .