Appeal to Women to Vote to Protect the Nation

March 4, 2021

Title: Coolidge Appeals to Women to Vote to Protect the Nation Date: April 14, 1924 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) Defines the Organization’s Name You have come to Washington for the yearly replenishment of the patriotism which the capital of our country suggests. The womanhood of the land had always made large contributions to that sentiment. […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, October 25, 1930

February 1, 2021

Date: October 25, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The law of action and reaction does not work anywhere more certainly than in our system of self-government. We get out of life exactly what we put into it. Surely the people can get out of their government only what they put into it. […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, February 19, 1931

December 17, 2020

Date: February 19, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Town meetings started from the beginning of our colony and still are the most effective means of demonstrating self-government. (Original document available here) One of our most beneficial institutions is the town meeting. Each springtime sees it flourish all over rural New England, whence it spread to other parts […]

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John Ericsson Statue Dedication

April 13, 2020

Title: John Ericsson Statue Dedication Date: May 29, 1926 Location: Washington, D.C. It is one of the glories of our country that we all have the privilege of being Americans. Some of us were born here of an ancestry that has lived here for generations. Others of us were born abroad and brought here at […]

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Address at the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of Phillips Academy

April 10, 2020

Title: Address at the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of Phillips Academy Date: May 19, 1928 Location: Andover, MA Context: For the one-hundred-and-fifty year anniversary of Phillips Academy  My Fellow Citizens: It is more than the passage of time that brings us here to observe and celebrate this anniversary of Phillips Academy. One hundred and […]

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