Proclamation, August 4, 1923

October 30, 2020

Purpose: Announcing the death of President Warren Harding Date: August 4, 1923 (Original document available here) To the people of the United States: In the inscrutable wisdom of divine providence Warren Gamaliel Harding, twenty-ninth President of the United States, has been taken from us. The nation has lost a wise and enlightened statesman and the […]

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Statement on the Death of Warren G. Harding

October 30, 2020

Title: Statement by President Coolidge on the Death of W. Harding Date: August 3, 1923 Location: Plymouth, VT Context: Coolidge delivers a statement from his hometown of Plymouth on the sudden death of Warren Harding  Reports have reached me, which I fear are correct, that President Harding is gone. The world has lost a great […]

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Proclamation, February 3, 1924

October 28, 2020

Purpose: Announcing Death of Former President Woodrow Wilson Date: February 3, 1924 (Original document available here) To the people of the United States: The death of Woodrow Wilson, President of the United States from March 4, 1913, to March 4, 1921, which occurred at 11:15 o’clock today at his home at Washington, District of Columbia, […]

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