Calvin Coolidge

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Here are some useful websites for information about the life and presidency of Calvin Coolidge. If you have any further specific research questions, you may contact the Archivist at 413-587-1014 or

Calvin Coolidge Presidential Library & Museum at Forbes Library, Northampton, MA

Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation, Plymouth Notch, Vermont

President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site, Plymouth Notch, Vermont

White House Historical Association

Library of Congress Presidential Inaugurations

Library of Congress's American Memory Project
Prosperity and Thrift: The Coolidge Era and the Consumer Economy, 1921-1929 assembles a wide array of Library of Congress source materials from the 1920s that document the widespread prosperity of the Coolidge years, the nation's transition to a mass consumer economy, and the role of government in this transition. The collection includes papers, books, pamphlets, legislative documents, consumer and trade journals, photographs, films and audio. The collection is particularly strong in advertising and mass-marketing materials and will be of special interest to those seeking to understand economic and political forces at work in the 1920s.

Index to the Calvin Coolidge Papers at the Library of Congress This index is to Coolidge Papers at the Library of Congress. Forbes Library has these papers on microfilm.

Digital Treasures
Ten images from the Coolidge Museum are online at this Central and Western Massachusetts digital library project.

Calvin Coolidge's electric exercise horse was invented by Dr. John Harvey Kellogg. See a similiar one on display at the Lifestyle laboratory for more information.

Republican Party Platform in 1924

1920: The Year of the Six Presidents by David Pietrusza.
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You can also find the book in the Library Catalog

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