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Thomas Edison, Glass negative portrait, 1870s

Thomas Edison, Glass negative portrait, 1870s

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The slave-market of to-day / Gillam.

The slave-market of to-day / Gillam.

Illustration shows trade union laborers, some in chains labeled "High Tariff" and "Tariff", and one standing on a block labeled "Trade Unions", being auctioned by a man labeled "Protectionist Statesman" to capi... More

[Entrance to the United States exhibit area in the Palace of Diverse Industries, featuring inventions by Thomas Edison and Elihu Thomson, Paris Exposition, 1889]

[Entrance to the United States exhibit area in the Palace of Diverse I...

Originals in PR12, LOT 6634. Public domain photograph of Paris Exposition Universelle, 1889, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

William McKinley. Washington DC sterescope card, 19th century.

William McKinley. Washington DC sterescope card, 19th century.

President McKinley and admiral Dewey receiving the troops - presentation of the sword, Washington, D.C.; McKinley and Dewey on platform. Copyright by B.L. Singley; Keystone View Co.; no. 10520 This record conta... More

[George Westinghouse, half-length portrait, facing front]
Duquesne Steel Plant, Carnegie Steel Co., Duquesne, Pa.

Duquesne Steel Plant, Carnegie Steel Co., Duquesne, Pa.

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A. Carnegie

A. Carnegie

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[Delivery room, Carnegie library of Homestead, Munhall, Pennyslvania]
Vanderbilt Hall, Yale College view, photochrome print postcard.

Vanderbilt Hall, Yale College view, photochrome print postcard.

Copyright 1901 by Detroit Photographic Co. Title on inventory list: Vanderbilt Hall, Yale. Caption for similar image (LC-D4-13318) lists title as: Vanderbilt Hall, Yale College, New Haven, Conn. Detroit Publis... More

Residence of Cornelius Vanderbilt, New York, N.Y.

Residence of Cornelius Vanderbilt, New York, N.Y.

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[Carnegie Library, Pittsburgh, Pa.]

[Carnegie Library, Pittsburgh, Pa.]

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Theodore Roosevelt when he succeeded McKinley.

Theodore Roosevelt when he succeeded McKinley.

Photograph shows Theodore Roosevelt, full-length portrait, facing front, seated in chair outdoors. Pach Bros., N. Y. Date stamped on verso: Dec. 26, 1946. Title from news agency caption on item. Forms part of: ... More

Crowd entering Carnegie Hall for N.Y. State Republican Convention, New York

Crowd entering Carnegie Hall for N.Y. State Republican Convention, New...

Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards. General information about the George Grantha... More

Public Library. El Paso, Texas

Public Library. El Paso, Texas

Photograph shows view of Carnegie library in El Paso, Texas. Printed on recto: International Book & Stationery Co. Accession box no. PR 06 CN 037 c6

[John Davison Rockefeller, full-length portrait, standing, facing right]
[Theodore Roosevelt walking in a homecoming parade with New York City Mayor William Gaynor and Cornelius Vanderbilt, New York City]

[Theodore Roosevelt walking in a homecoming parade with New York City ...

J145336 U.S. Copyright Office. Public domain photograph related to President Theodore Roosevelt, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Jane Addams

Jane Addams

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W.R. Hearst

W.R. Hearst

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Calvin Coolidge, funeral, [7/9/24]

Calvin Coolidge, funeral, [7/9/24]

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[Calvin Coolidge, half-length portrait, standing, facing left, tipping his hat]

[Calvin Coolidge, half-length portrait, standing, facing left, tipping...

National Photo Company Collection. No. 32764. LC-F8-32764 (b&w glass plate neg. - slightly stained)

Calvin Coolidge, 5/9/24

Calvin Coolidge, 5/9/24

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Baseballs autographed by six Presidents. 'Big Train's' gift to Baseball Hall of Fame. Washington, D.C., April 29. Walter Johnson's contribution to the National Baseball Museum at Cooperstown, New York, will be these six baseballs autographed by six presidents: Theodore Roosevelt, William H. Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover. With the exception of the ones autographed by Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Herbert Hoover, the balls are those which were thrown out at opening games pitched by Johnson during his regime as star pitcher for the Washington Senators. The ball autographed by President Hoover was presented to Johnson while he was manager of the Washington team while the one with the signature of Theodore Roosevelt was a special gift to the Big Train

Baseballs autographed by six Presidents. 'Big Train's' gift to Basebal...

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... More

Portrait photograph of Frank Norris

Portrait photograph of Frank Norris

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Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Head and shoulders, facing right.

The protectors of our industries / Gillam ; Mayer Merkel & Ottmann lith., N.Y.

The protectors of our industries / Gillam ; Mayer Merkel & Ottmann lit...

Cartoon showing Cyrus Field, Jay Gould, Cornelius Vanderbilt, and Russell Sage, seated on bags of "millions", on large raft, and being carried by workers of various professions.

Nancy Elliot - mother of T.A. Edison

Nancy Elliot - mother of T.A. Edison

Naney Elliot(t) Edison, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front. 41785Y U.S. Copyright Office. Photograph of framed picture. Copyright by W.K.L. Dickson, Orange, N.J.

The Original "Coxey Army" / W.A. Rogers.

The Original "Coxey Army" / W.A. Rogers.

Cartoon showing well-dressed group of men representing various businesses and industries parading in front of the U.S. Capitol; Andrew Carnegie of the steel industry raising scroll at right. Illus. in: Harper's... More

[Man, two women and two children listening to phonograph--Girl is holding doll and another doll is under Christmas tree--There is a sign on the wall, The Edison Home Phonograph, and a portrait of Edison]
Calvin Coolidge, George Grantham Bain Collection

Calvin Coolidge, George Grantham Bain Collection

Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). General information about the George Grantha... More

A. Carnegie

A. Carnegie

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Breakers, Newport, R.I., The

Breakers, Newport, R.I., The

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[Hotel Schenley and Carnegie Library, Pittsburgh, Pa.]

[Hotel Schenley and Carnegie Library, Pittsburgh, Pa.]

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J.D. Rockefeller Jr.

J.D. Rockefeller Jr.

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Jacob Riis

Jacob Riis

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Jacob Riis, Frances Benjamin Johnston collection

Jacob Riis, Frances Benjamin Johnston collection

Half-length portrait, seated, facing right. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Sculptured bust of J.D. Rockefeller

Sculptured bust of J.D. Rockefeller

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Abby Rockefeller

Abby Rockefeller

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A. Carnegie & Lord Weardale

A. Carnegie & Lord Weardale

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McKINLEY, WILLIAM B. HONORABLE

McKINLEY, WILLIAM B. HONORABLE

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Puck Magazine Illustration - Harris and Ewing, Washington, D.C.

Puck Magazine Illustration - Harris and Ewing, Washington, D.C.

Portraits and news photographs by Washington, D.C.-based firm, showing people, events, architecture in Washington, D.C. and elsewhere. Illustration shows an elderly man labeled "Corporation Magnate" sandwiched... More

The Collis P. Huntington Memorial Building, Tuskegee Institute, Ala.
[Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing front, wearing top hat and holding gloves]

[Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt, three-quarter length portrait, standing, fa...

H92134 U.S. Copyright Office. Alman & Co., N.Y. Photos.

[Entrance to Marshall Field's (Marshall Field & Co.) store, Chicago, Ill.]

[Entrance to Marshall Field's (Marshall Field & Co.) store, Chicago, I...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a department store, commercial building, downtown, shopping center, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Vanderbilt-Szechenyi wedding - Official portrait of Count Szechenyi, made just before he married Gladys Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt-Szechenyi wedding - Official portrait of Count Szechenyi, m...

3/4 lgth., standing, facing slightly right. Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item, with subsequent revisions. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congre... More

Vanderbilt-Szechenyi wedding, NYC, Jan. 27, 1908: H.P. Whitney and Dorothy Whitney

Vanderbilt-Szechenyi wedding, NYC, Jan. 27, 1908: H.P. Whitney and Dor...

Photo copyrighted by George G. Bain. Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: NY NYC... More

[John D. Rockefeller, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front]

[John D. Rockefeller, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing fr...

H49641 U.S. Copyright Office. On verso: Lawrence P. Ames, N.Y.

President appoints committee of four cabinet members to cooperate with Red Cross in aiding flood sufferers. After making an appeal to the people of the country today for prompt and generous contributions to the American Red Cross relief fund for sufferers in the flood area of the Mississippi river, President Coolidge appointed a committee of four cabinet members to cooperate with the officers of the Red Cross in their relief work. The cabinet members met with Red Cross Officials today in Washington to determine how the Federal Government through its many agencies can best cooperate. In the photograph, left to right; (sitting) Rear Admiral E.R. Stitt, chief of U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery; Secretary of War, Dwight F. Davis; Secretary of the Navy, Curtis D. Wilbur; James L. Feiser, Acting Chairman of the Red Cross; Secretary of Commerce, Herbert Hoover; Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, Charles S. Dewey; Secretary of the Treasury, Andrew Mellon and Miss [...]

President appoints committee of four cabinet members to cooperate with...

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[Charles A. Lindbergh speaking on flag-draped podium, with Calvin Coolidge]

[Charles A. Lindbergh speaking on flag-draped podium, with Calvin Cool...

Military band and cage of homing pigeons about to be released in foreground; members of the military, photographers, and others in background. National Photo Company Collection.

[J.P. Morgan striking photographer with cane]
[Ulysses S. Grant, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

[Ulysses S. Grant, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

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Hopelessly bound to the stake / Gillam.

Hopelessly bound to the stake / Gillam.

Print shows a man labeled "Workman" tied to a stake labeled "Monopoly" and sitting on a flaming pile of logs with the faces of Jay Gould, William H. Vanderbilt, Russell Sage, Roscoe Conkling, Cyrus W. Field, Wh... More

The Independent People's Party (Populist) Convention at Columbus, Nebraska, where Omer Kem was nominated for Congress.

The Independent People's Party (Populist) Convention at Columbus, Nebr...

summary: Note: Kem was the first man elected to the United States Congress while living in a sod house. original size: 6x8

[House ("The Breakers") for Cornelius Vanderbilt, Newport, Rhode Island. Plan of ground floor] / R.M. Hunt, Arch't.

[House ("The Breakers") for Cornelius Vanderbilt, Newport, Rhode Islan...

Signed: E.L.M. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms part of: The AIA/AAF Collection (Library of Congress) Accession box no. DLC/PP-2010:100 ... More

Biltmore House, south gateway, Cabinet photograph

Biltmore House, south gateway, Cabinet photograph

Photograph shows an African American man standing by a half-opened entry gate at the Biltmore Estate. Copyright 1896, T.H. Lindsey. No. 24. Views of Western North Carolina. On back is a description of Biltmore... More

Calvin Coolidge & wife

Calvin Coolidge & wife

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Jay Gould

Jay Gould

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Mrs. E.L. Smith, Mrs. Jay Gould, Mrs. H.B. Duryea, Mrs. Lawr. Keene

Mrs. E.L. Smith, Mrs. Jay Gould, Mrs. H.B. Duryea, Mrs. Lawr. Keene

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Cornelius Vanderbilt

Cornelius Vanderbilt

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[Home of Phoebe Apperson Hearst (widow of George Hearst) at 1400 New Hampshire Ave., NW, Washington, D.C.]

[Home of Phoebe Apperson Hearst (widow of George Hearst) at 1400 New H...

Interior: room filled with paintings; ornate chandelier. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Formerly in LOT 2958. No.... More

Pullman Residence, Chicago, The

Pullman Residence, Chicago, The

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[William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt standing on step of porch]

[William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt standing on step of porch]

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W.R. Hearst

W.R. Hearst

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Crowd giving enthusiastic greeting to President McKinley and party at Roanoke, Va.

Crowd giving enthusiastic greeting to President McKinley and party at ...

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The most famous inventor of the age--Thos. A. Edison in his laboratory, East Orange, N.J., U.S.A.

The most famous inventor of the age--Thos. A. Edison in his laboratory...

Thomas Alva Edison, half-length portrait, standing in his laboratory, facing slightly left. H4733 U.S. Copyright Office.

Ida (Saxton) McKinley, 1847-1907

Ida (Saxton) McKinley, 1847-1907

Full lgth., standing, facing right. Photoprint copyrighted by George Prince. No. 1. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Clothing 1901; Photog. I.; Pres. I. (wives); Shelf.

[John Pierpont Morgan, half-length portrait, facing front]
Andrew Carnegie, April 1905

Andrew Carnegie, April 1905

Photograph shows Andrew Carnegie, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing left.

Federal Reserve Board, left to right: Sec'y Mellon; W.P.G. Harding; Vice Gov. Edmund Platt; Charles S. Hamlin; Adolph Miller; Comptroller D.R. Crissinger, and J.R. Mitchell

Federal Reserve Board, left to right: Sec'y Mellon; W.P.G. Harding; Vi...

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Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931

Full length, standing in his laboratory, facing left, with his workman discussing problem. H75065 U.S. Copyright Office Photo by Byron, N.Y.C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Captio... More

Thomas Edison and his original dynamo, Edison Works, Orange, N.J., U.S.A.

Thomas Edison and his original dynamo, Edison Works, Orange, N.J., U.S...

Thomas Edison, standing, full-length portrait, in front of engine. No. 13001.

Vanderbilt Cup Auto Race, crowd in grandstand

Vanderbilt Cup Auto Race, crowd in grandstand

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Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Carnegie on street

Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Carnegie on street

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[Warren G. Harding, Florence Harding, Grace Coolidge, and Calvin Coolidge, Washington, D.C.]

[Warren G. Harding, Florence Harding, Grace Coolidge, and Calvin Cooli...

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[Grace Coolidge, half-length portrait, seated, knitting, facing left]

[Grace Coolidge, half-length portrait, seated, knitting, facing left]

In album: Calvin Coolidge, First Administration, v. 1, Herbert E. French, National Photo Company, p. 10, no. 25765. Forms part of: National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress). Original glass negativ... More

Marine guard at funeral of Calvin Coolidge, Jr. [White House, Washington, D.C.]

Marine guard at funeral of Calvin Coolidge, Jr. [White House, Washingt...

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Calvin Coolidge, 5924

Calvin Coolidge, 5924

Title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negative or negative sleeve. Gift; Herbert A. French; 1947. General information about the National Photo Company collection is available ... More

Under martial law--State Militia entering Homestead, Pa., U.S.A.

Under martial law--State Militia entering Homestead, Pa., U.S.A.

Steel industry strike at Carnegie mills. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood. Public domain photograph of military parade, army ceremony, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Mansion for William K. and Alva Vanderbilt, 660 Fifth Avenue, New York City. Façade Rendering

Mansion for William K. and Alva Vanderbilt, 660 Fifth Avenue, New York...

Architectural drawing shows rendering of exterior façade. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms part of: The AIA/AAF Collection (Library of C... More

Flagler Memmorial [i.e. Memorial Presbyterian] Church, St. Augustine

Flagler Memmorial [i.e. Memorial Presbyterian] Church, St. Augustine

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Workers' gate at Pullman Company railroad yard during strike(?)
[House ("The Breakers") for Cornelius Vanderbilt, Newport, Rhode Island. Plan] / Richard M. Hunt, Architect, New York.

[House ("The Breakers") for Cornelius Vanderbilt, Newport, Rhode Islan...

Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms part of: The AIA/AAF Collection (Library of Congress) Accession box no. DLC/PP-2010:100 no. 80:5786

Anniversary of Lincoln Douglas Debate--Address of President McKinley / Allen Ayraulot Green, Galesburg, Illinois.

Anniversary of Lincoln Douglas Debate--Address of President McKinley /...

McKinley speaking on steps in front of audience, Galesburg, Illinois. 74672 U.S. Copyright Office.

J.P. Morgan

J.P. Morgan

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[Thomas A. Edison, head-and-shoulders portrait]

[Thomas A. Edison, head-and-shoulders portrait]

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Ida (Saxton) McKinley, 1847-1907

Ida (Saxton) McKinley, 1847-1907

Head and shoulders, facing front. Photo copyrighted by George Prince. No. 15. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; Pres. I. (Wives); Shelf.

Mrs. George Jay Gould

Mrs. George Jay Gould

Mrs. George Jay Gould, three-quarter length portrait, facing front. Copyright by Theodore C. Marceau, New York. No. 17x20, #6.

[John Davison Rockefeller, 1839-1937, seated in back of horse-drawn carriage]

[John Davison Rockefeller, 1839-1937, seated in back of horse-drawn ca...

Photo copyrighted by Newspaper Enterprise Association. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Andrew Carnegie, 1835-1919, full-length portrait, seated]

[Andrew Carnegie, 1835-1919, full-length portrait, seated]

Photo copyrighted by Pach Bros. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Thomas Alva Edison, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, listening to a new record]
William Randolph Hearst, 1863-1951

William Randolph Hearst, 1863-1951

3/4 lgth., seated, facing slightly left. Photoprint copyrighted by J.E. Purdy, Boston. No. 2. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; BI; Shelf. William Rando... More

[Jane Addams, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]
Converts' rally, Evangelistic Committee of New York City, Carnegie Hall, Sept. 14, 1908

Converts' rally, Evangelistic Committee of New York City, Carnegie Hal...

H116497 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Geo. R. Lawrence Co.; October 5, 1908. Copyright claimant's address: New York, Chicago, Washington. No. 1340.

[Newspaper photographers at the Vanderbilt (Gladys)--Széchenyi (Count Laszlo) wedding. New York City, Jan. 1908]

[Newspaper photographers at the Vanderbilt (Gladys)--Széchenyi (Count ...

Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: New York New York City Miscellaneous 1908; ... More

Vanderbilt Cup Auto Race, crowd

Vanderbilt Cup Auto Race, crowd

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Jay Gould

Jay Gould

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[John Davison Rockefeller, standing, half-length portrait, facing right]

[John Davison Rockefeller, standing, half-length portrait, facing righ...

George Grantham Bain Collection. Copyright by George G. Bain.

J.D. Rockefeller with others on his birthday

J.D. Rockefeller with others on his birthday

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Andrew Carnegie in plaid suit with knickers

Andrew Carnegie in plaid suit with knickers

Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

Standard pullman car on a deluxe overland limited train

Standard pullman car on a deluxe overland limited train

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Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge

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