The Coolidge Eclipses

President and Mrs. Coolidge with Rob Roy venture out in the early morning, despite freezing temps, to see the solar eclipse on January 24, 1925, seen from the lawn of the White House. Courtesy of the Library of Congress.

President and Mrs. Coolidge with Rob Roy venture out in the early morning, despite freezing temps, to see the solar eclipse on January 24, 1925, seen from the lawn of the White House. Courtesy of the Library of Congress.

Using blackened window panes to view the event, the Coolidges witness the second such phenomenon, the first time being back in fall of 1923.

Using blackened window panes to view the event, the Coolidges witness the second such phenomenon, the first time being back in fall of 1923.

Watching the first solar eclipse during the Coolidge tenure from the Executive Offices, early morning of September 10, 1923. Courtesy of the Library of Congress.

Watching the first solar eclipse during the Coolidge tenure from the Executive Offices, early morning of September 10, 1923. Courtesy of the Library of Congress.

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