Calvin Coolidge Says, March 3, 1931

January 15, 2021

Date: March 3, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Among the other deflations that have taken place in the past months there appears to have been a very wholesome deflation of a spirit of too much arrogance. Individuals and nations are not so self-satisfied as they were. They are more tolerant, more humane […]

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Proclamation, October 23, 1924

November 12, 2020

Purpose: Regarding The Merchant Marine Virgin Islands Act of 1920 Date: October 23, 1924 (Original document available here) WHEREAS, an Act of Congress, entitled the “Merchant Marine Virgin Islands. Act of 1920”, approved June 5, 1920, contains the following provisions: “ Sec. 21. That from and after February 1, 1922, the coastwise laws of the […]

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Proclamation, September 12, 1924

November 12, 2020

Purpose: To Proclaim National Fire Prevention Day Date: September 12, 1924 (Original document available here) Although gratifying efforts are being made to lengthen the lives of our citizens and to conserve our diminishing store of natural resources, the nation’s annual loss in life and property due to fire continues to surpass that of any other […]

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Proclamation, May 28, 1924

November 9, 2020

Purpose: Repeal of Previous Executive Orders Regarding Panama Date: May 28, 1924 (Original document available here) WHEREAS, a Joint Resolution of Congress entitled a “Joint Resolution Authorizing the President to abrogate the international agreement embodied in certain Executive orders relating to the Panama Canal,” approved February 12, 1923, provides as follows: “Whereas it is provided […]

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Proclamation, March 22, 1924

November 3, 2020

Purpose: End Arms and Munitions Exportation to Honduras Date: March 22, 1924 (Original document available here) WHEREAS, Section I of a Joint Resolution of Congress, entitled a “Joint Resolution to Prohibit the Exportation of Arms or Munitions of War from the United States to Certain Countries, and for other Purposes”, approved January 31, 1922, provides […]

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