Notman Photo Co. / U.S. Library of Congress

Calvin Coolidge as governor of Massachusetts

Future US president Calvin Coolidge is seen here in a photo taken circa 1919. Coolidge was, at the time, the governor of Massachusetts. He became vice-president of the United States in 1921, on a Republican ticket with Warren Harding, and then succeeded to the presidency when Harding died in 1923. This image, taken by the Notman Photo Co. of Boston, Massachusetts, is now housed in Prints and Photographs division of the U.S. Library of Congress.