Proclamation, November 21, 1925

April 20, 2021

Purpose: Creation of the Lava Beds National Monument Date: November 21, 1925 (Original document available here) Whereas, lands of the United States within the area hereinafter Monument, Calif. described in the State of California contain objects of such historic and scientific interest as to justify their reservation and protection as a National Monument; Now, Therefore, I, […]

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Proclamation, March 3, 1926

April 20, 2021

Purpose: To proclaim and celebrate American Forest Week Date: March 3, 1926 (Original document available here) In again proclaiming American Forest Week it is fitting that, while giving full weight to the evils resulting from impoverished forests and idle land, I should lay stress upon the outward spread of forestry in industrial practice and land usage. Too […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, September 24, 1930

April 20, 2021

Date: September 24, 1930 Location: Northampton, Massachusetts (Original document available here) This is the time of year when the agricultural fairs are flourishing. Some of the younger generation of the larger cities probably have never had the opportunity to visit one of these excellent places of entertainment and instruction. But they are familiar to all […]

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Proclamation, December 12, 1925

April 15, 2021

Purpose: Adjusted tariff duty imposed on taximeters, mechanical devices used to calculate passenger fare in taxicabs, produced in Germany. Date: (Original document available here) Whereas in and by section 315 (a) of Title III of the act of Congress approved September 21, 1922, entitled “An act to provide revenue, to regulate commerce with foreign countries, to […]

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Proclamation, October 3, 1925

April 15, 2021

Purpose: Decrease the Duty on Live Bob-White Quail Date: October 3, 1925 (Original document available here) Whereas, in and by section 315 (a) of Title III of the act of Congress approved September 21, 1922, entitled “An act to provide revenue, to regulate commerce with foreign countries, to encourage the industries of the United States, and for […]

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