Funeral ceremonies of the former U.S. President Calvin Coolidge in Northampton, Massachusetts.Film begins showing President Herbert Hoover and his wife, Lou Henry Hoover, walking rapidly from a railroad train, accompanied by several officials and military officers who escort them to a waiting automobile. Next, police and officials try to control a small number of people gathered on local residential sidewalks. The President's car is next seen wending its way through a huge crush of spectators in downtown Northampton, Massachusetts. Several views of the crowds. People massed at the front of the victorian-era Edwards church, which has black drapings at its entrance. Official visitors enter the church, with some difficulty due to the crowds. View shifts to inside the church, where the former President's bier sits flanked by a military honor guard of two soldiers. Garlands of flowers cover the casket. Scene shifts, again, to the huge crowds outside, and to pallbearers carrying the Coolidge casket through the crowd, followed by President and Mrs. Hoover and their party. The President and First Lady enter their car. A sign on a pole near their car reads: "Elm St." and points toward Pittsfield. Another reads: "Main St." and points toward Greenfield. The President's car drives away through the crowd. Other officials also leave the church and proceed towards their cars. A stalled motocade is seen in the center of the city.
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