Calvin Coolidge Says, January 17, 1931

January 7, 2021

Date: January 17, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The third week of January has been designated as a time for considering the advantages of thrift, perhaps in part because it follows the birthday of Benjamin Franklin. Thrift does not mean parsimony. It is not to be in any way identified with the miser. […]

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At the Home of Daniel Webster

August 4, 2020

Title: At the Home of Daniel Webster Date: July 4, 1916 Location: Marshfield, MA Context: Coolidge delivers a speech on the promise of 1776 and the legacy of the Declaration of Independence. Furthermore, he recounts the progress of the nation in living up to the Jeffersonian ideals of its inception History is revelation. It is […]

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