The Capitol graced every month of the year in this 1926 wall calendar. Speaker Nicholas Longworth took the gavel for the first time the previous December and presided over a House that had increased its Republican majority amidst a booming economy. Congress passed a resolution authorizing the President to honor the November 11 anniversary of the World War I armistice, but it would not show up on calendars like this one until 1938, when Congress finally established it as a federal holiday.
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “House of Representatives Wall Calendar,” https://history.house.gov/Collection/Listing/2009/2009-053-000/ (January 17, 2022)
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