Calvin Coolidge at Paul Smith's College

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Calvin Coolidge at Paul Smith's College
Calvin Coolidge at Paul Smith's College President Calvin Coolidge and Phelps Smith at White Pine Camp - Image Source

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Historical Context

Calvin Coolidge, the 30th President of the United States, spent the summer of 1926 at White Pine Camp in Paul Smiths, New York. The camp was originally constructed in 1907 and was eventually donated to Paul Smith’s College to be used as student housing.

Scope of Collection

The collection contains a number of photographs of President Calvin Coolidge and others during his stay at White Pine Camp in the summer of 1926. Included in the collection are photographs with the president alongside his wife, Mrs. Grace Coolidge, as well as other members of his administration, such as Secretaries Herbert Hoover, Owen D. Young, and Frank Kellogg, as well as other prominent government leaders such as New York Governor Al Smith. Also included are images of contingents of Marines, companies of Vaudeville performers, and members of the AFL.