Calvin Coolidge Says, March 28, 1931

January 21, 2021

Date: March 28, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Far out in the islands of the Pacific the soul of Brother Joseph Dutton has been released from the limitations of this earth. Bearer of an old New England name, born in Vermont in 1843, captain of a Wisconsin company in the Civil War, […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, June 4, 1931

January 12, 2021

Date: June 4, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The pulpit and the commencement platform frequently assert that our governmental and economic system is on trial. The inference is that it has failed. When told that Christianity had failed Beecher said that it had never been tried. The same reply is applicable to criticism […]

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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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Address of President Coolidge Before the Forty-Second International Convention of the Young Men’s Christian Associations of the United States and Canada

August 3, 2020

Title: Address of President Coolidge Before the Forty-Second International Convention of the Young Men’s Christian Associations of the United States and Canada Date: October 24, 1925 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: President Coolidge addresses the lay leaders of YMCA chapters from, quoting the speech, “nearly all the American States and Canadian Provinces,” as well as those […]

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