Veto of Salary Increase

April 24, 2014

Title: Veto of Salary Increase Date: February 4, 1916 Location: Boston, Massachusetts Summary: Governor Coolidge communicates to the Massachusetts legislature the reasons for his decision to veto a 50 percent pay raise for the part-time, volunteer employees of the General Court of Massachusetts. (Original document available here) To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives: In accordance with the […]

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The Duties of Citizenship

April 24, 2014

Title: The Duties of Citizenship Date: November 3, 1924 Location: Radio Address from the White House, Washington, DC Summary: On the eve of the 1924 presidential election, Coolidge addresses the nation from the White House urging Americans to fulfill their civic duty by exercising their right to vote. Coolidge calls upon members of both parties to educate themselves on […]

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