Pres[ident] Calvin Coolidge, #118 [cellulose acetate (or nitrate?) photonegative with contact print, ca. 1924]
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Coolidge, Calvin 1872-1933
Negative: Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 7" x 5"
Contact print: Silver gelatin on paper
Temporarily stored in Box "C".
No ink on negative. Coolidge, wearing 3-piece suit and hat, with a black armband on his left sleeve, stands on sidewalk. The mourning armband may date this photograph to 1924, since it was on July 7, 1924 that Coolidge's son Calvin, Jr., died of blood poisoning from an infected blister. No edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
Dated to "ca. 1926" by Robert Scurlock in the catalog, "The Historic Photographs of Addison N. Scurlock / June 19-August 29, 1976 / Washington, D.C.: The Corcoran Gallery of Art
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History