President Coolidge Unveiling Ericcson Statue

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Title

President Coolidge Unveiling Ericcson Statue

Description

President Calvin Coolidge speaking at the unveiling of the John Ericsson National Memorial in Washington, D.C., on May 29, 1926. The statue honors the Swedish engineer John Ericsson who invented the screw propeller and designed the USS Monitor. Coolidge's speech can be found at http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/index.php?pid=399.

Date

1926

Subject

Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933
Ericsson, John, 1803-1889--Monuments
Public sculpture, American--Washington (D.C.)

Creator

Underwood & Underwood

Source

Coolidge Family Papers (Doc 221)

Rights

This image is presented for research and educational purposes only, and may not be distributed or re-published without permission from the Vermont Historical Society.

Format

Black-and-white photographs

Identifier

Doc221-142.1

Coverage

Washington (D.C.)

Repository

Vermont Historical Society, 60 Washington Street, Barre, Vermont 05641

Citation

Underwood & Underwood, “President Coolidge Unveiling Ericcson Statue,” Digital Vermont: A Project of the Vermont Historical Society, accessed December 11, 2017, http://www.digitalvermont.org/items/show/47.