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OLD NEWS: Eager press catches new first lady darning socks in 1923, with her own hands

Page 1 of the Aug. 14, 1923, Arkansas Democrat depicts Grace Coolidge darning one of President Calvin Coolidge's socks. (Democrat-Gazette archives)
Page 1 of the Aug. 14, 1923, Arkansas Democrat depicts Grace Coolidge darning one of President Calvin Coolidge's socks. (Democrat-Gazette archives)


Oh, the press, the press. What terrible people they all are.

In August 1923, President Warren Gemaliel Harding died unexpectedly in San Francisco after a short illness.