Articles and Essays

  • Provenance of the Calvin Coolidge Papers How did the Calvin Coolidge Papers come to the Library of Congress? This essay, originally written for the Index to the Calvin Coolidge Papers (Washington, D.C., 1965), pp. v-vi, tells the story.
  • Timeline A chronology of key events in the life of John Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933), lawyer, businessman, Massachusetts governor, vice president, and thirtieth president of the United States.
  • Introduction to Prosperity and Thrift John Drew, Al Jolson and other prominent actors with President and Mrs. Coolidge, 1924, during a White House event arranged by publicist Edward L. Bernays, National Photo Company Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, LC-USZ62-111396 (b&w; film copy neg.) The 1920s were a decade of profound social change and intense debate, following World War I and leading up to the Great Depression....
  • Guide to People, Organizations, and Topics in Prosperity and Thrift Alphabetical Guide to People, Organizations, and Topics in Prosperity and Thrift