Saturday, November 16, 2013

Fact of the Day: First Lady Grace

Before becoming First Lady, the wife of President Calvin Coolidge was originally a teacher at the Clarke School for the Deaf. Grace Coolidge remained devoted to helping the deaf in her later years as well. 

23 comments:

Kay said...

It sounds like she must have been a very dedicated teacher.

Bob Bushell said...

Cool and giving teacher.

DeniseinVA said...

The first time I remember seeing a photo of her. I like her all the more for learning this. Thank you Adam :)

Sammie said...

once a teacher,always a teacher :)

Optimistic Existentialist said...

Many of our nation's First Ladies have been altruistic. I really find that wonderful.

Dana said...

Ditto what Keith said. :)

Kati said...

Thanks so much for your sweet words, they made my day!
What a great woman!

Have a great weekend,
-Kati

DEZMOND said...

that's nice from her

Chahrazad said...

Didnt know that of her.

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Pilar Domínguez said...

I love this post!! I haven´t heard about her before but she was a GREAT woman!Kisses:)

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

That is wonderful work that she did!

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Anna-Alina said...

It's nice!!!

Pat Hatt said...

Sounds lie a great teacher

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

She was a nice person!
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Al Penwasser said...

Ahhh, the Coolidge years.
Then they had to go and ruin everything with the Great Depression.

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Interesting! Did not know that.

stephen Hayes said...

She must have been the one with the personality. Didn't Will Rogers say Calvin Coolidge looked like he'd been weened on a pickle?

Gloria Baker said...

I love this picture, never I saw before:)
thanks

Theresa Mahoney said...

Sounds like a wonderful and compassionate lady!

Ana Mínguez Corella said...

So interesting!!!.. Have a nice weekend Adam..

Emmylou said...

The US have always had great FLOTUS:)

Christine said...

good lady.