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#30 Grace Coolidge first lady and wife of President Calvin Coolidge.

#30 Grace Coolidge first lady and wife of President Calvin Coolidge.

coolchicksfromhistory:  US First Lady Lou Hoover (1874-1944) Desegregated White House functions Only First Lady (so far) to speak an Asian language.  Sometimes Herbert and Lou would speak Chinese to foil eavesdroppers. Along with her husband, she translated  Agricola’s De Re Metallica from Latin. It is still the standard English translation today.   Decorated by King Albert I for her work with Belgian refugees during WWI. First women to receive a geology degree from Stanford University…

coolchicksfromhistory: US First Lady Lou Hoover (1874-1944) Desegregated White House functions Only First Lady (so far) to speak an Asian language. Sometimes Herbert and Lou would speak Chinese to foil eavesdroppers. Along with her husband, she translated Agricola’s De Re Metallica from Latin. It is still the standard English translation today. Decorated by King Albert I for her work with Belgian refugees during WWI. First women to receive a geology degree from Stanford University…

First Lady Frances Cleveland with daughter Esther, who in 1893 became the only baby ever to be born inside the White House.

First Lady Frances Cleveland with daughter Esther, who in 1893 became the only baby ever to be born inside the White House.

Six First Ladies. Seated L to R: Lady Bird Johnson, Pat Nixon, Rosalynn Carter, and Betty Ford.  Standing: Nancy Reagan and Barbara Bush. Via George H. Bush Presidential Library.

Six First Ladies. Seated L to R: Lady Bird Johnson, Pat Nixon, Rosalynn Carter, and Betty Ford. Standing: Nancy Reagan and Barbara Bush. Via George H. Bush Presidential Library.

Now this is just adorable.  I love pictures of older couples - and especially seeing Presidents in more natural settings.

Now this is just adorable. I love pictures of older couples - and especially seeing Presidents in more natural settings.

Famous Scottish Terriers: Barney and Miss Beazley with First Lady, Laura Bush at The White House

Famous Scottish Terriers: Barney and Miss Beazley with First Lady, Laura Bush at The White House

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