Gallery view

1930

Blackington, Alton H.

Calvin and Grace Coolidge with their white collie

Swampscott (Mass.) - The Coolidges and one of their two white collies, Prudence Prim and Rob Roy; possibly taken at Swampscott.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1924

Blackington, Alton H.

Harvey Firestone, Calvin Coolidge (with sap bucket), Henry Ford, and Thomas Edison (l. to r.) seated on a porch, Grace Coolidge looking on

Plymouth (Vt.) - "Sap Bucket Group (VALUABLE): Col. John, Calvin, Ford, and Edison, visit when John Burroughs not here." Plate broken.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1930

Blackington, Alton H.

Calvin and Grace Coolidge standing in front of a house

Swampscott (Mass.) - The Coolidges standing on a lawn in front of an unidentified house; possibly Swampscott.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1925

Blackington, Alton H.

Calvin Coolidge arriving at Swampscott

Swampscott (Mass.) - Coolidge exiting a an automobile into a large crowd.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1925

Blackington, Alton H.

Gilsum Inn: President Coolidge stops en route from Plymouth, Vt. to Boston

Gilsum (N.H.) - "Cal went into store and bought tub for Grace to pee in -- Cal said reporters should know what for."

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1925

Blackington, Alton H.

William M. Butler, Calvin Coolidge, an Alvan T. Fuller (l. to r.)

Boston (Mass) - Image of Senator Butler, President Coolidge, and Gov. Fuller at unidentified event

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1925

Blackington, Alton H.

Calvin Coolidge, standing between wife Grace (left) and unidentified woman

President Coolidge seated between his wife and elderly woman (possibly his mother).

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1925 July 4

Blackington, Alton H.

Calvin and Grace Coolidge with their collie at White Court, on Little's Point Road in Swampscott

Swampscott (Mass.) - The Coolidges on the front lawn of White Court, the summer White House.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1931 July 4

Blackington, Alton H.

Calvin and Grace Coolidge in front of a house

Swampscott (Mass.) - "Cutting birthday cake. From the National Archives:'This photo was made as he celebrated his fifty-ninth birthday back on 4 July of 1931 at Swampscott, Mass. Beside the Former President is Mrs. Coolidge.'"

Alton H. Blackington Collection