(More or less) random Coolidge pics

Miss Vada Watson meeting president Coolidge, Jan. 29,1925

A smiling president Coolidge with the Kansas wheat girl, Vada Watson

On Jan. 29, 1925, president Coolidge welcomed to the White House a young lady named Vada Watson from Hutchinson, Kansas, a beauty contest winner at the inaugural ball of Kansas Governor Ben S. Paulen (Republican) just two weeks earlier.  Her gift to the president was a small sack of wheat harvested by the president’s predecessor, Warren G. Harding – less than two months before his death in 1923.

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