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Summer White House on the Brule



Summer White House on the Brule
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Title: Summer White House on the Brule
Description: Black and white postcard of Cedar Island Lodge, located on the Brule River, owned by Henry Clay Pierce, businessman and financier. It was dubbed the Summer White House on the Brule. It was called that because Calvin Coolidge, our 30th President, and his wife spent time there in the summer. On each side are oval portraits of Calvin Coolidge and his wife Grace. President Coolidge loved to fish. Text below reads "Summer White House on the Brule.

Image ID: 83171
Creation
Date:
1926 ca.
Creator
Name:
Duluth Photo Engraving Co.
City, State: Brule, Wisconsin
Collection
Name:
Wisconsin Postcard Collection, Undated
Genre: Postcard
Additional
Information:
For two more images relating to Calvin Coolidge and fishing on the Brule, see Image ID's: 2093 and 44768.
Subjects: Forests and forestry
Trees
Dwellings
Presidents
Shrubs
Resorts
Rivers
Hairstyles
Men
Outdoor photography
Portrait photography
Women
Vacation homes
Clothing and dress
Shorelines
Suits (Clothing)
Piers
Presidents' spouses
Foliage
 

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