Calvin Coolidge Says, February 16, 1931

February 4, 2021

Date: February 16, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) No one would be rash enough to try to estimate the probabilities of future world trade. But it is easy to see from past development that it has possibilities that are very great. Only about one-fourth of the 2,000,000,000 people of the world have […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, September 5, 1930

February 4, 2021

Date: September 5, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge writes that natural disasters show that we have little control over nature but that these events bring out people’s humanity. (Original document available here) Two recent events remind us again that man is almost helpless against the elements. One was the earthquake around Naples in Italy […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, September 2, 1930

February 4, 2021

Date: September 2, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) A good many hundred millions of the people of the earth are suffering from unrest and revolution. China and India include the larger part of Asia. Bolivia, Peru, Brazil and the Argentine occupy much of South America. The difficulties in Brazil and the Argentine […]

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Press Conference, September 2, 1927

October 7, 2020

Date: September 2, 1927 Location: Rapid City, SD (Original document available here) So far as I am aware, I shall not have any conference with Chairman Green of the House Ways and Means Committee before I return to Washington. Have you had any communication, Mr. Sanders? We have had none, Mr. President. President: Yes. Of […]

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