Proclamation, September 18, 1925

December 17, 2020

Purpose: To declare American Education Week. Date: September 18, 1925 (Original document available here) Education is becoming well-nigh universal in America. The rapidity of its expansion within the past half century has no precedent. Our system of public instruction, administered by State and local officers, is peculiarly suited to our habits of life and to our […]

Read More

Proclamation, November 14, 1924

November 12, 2020

Purpose: To Defend the Need for an Educated Public Date: November 14, 1924 (Original document available here) Education for the children of all the people, extending from the primary grades through the university, constitutes America’s noblest contribution to civilization. No child or youth in the United States need be deprived of the benefits of education suited […]

Read More