Calvin Coolidge Says, April 11, 1931

December 29, 2020

Date: April 11, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Almost from the inception of the national government the disposal of the public lands has been a live issue. Most of the good tillage land on the Great Plains has been sold, but there remain large tracts suitable for pasturage and others covered with timber […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, April 23, 1931

December 3, 2020

Date: April 23, 1923 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The old question of conservation of natural resources has become acute again in the inverted form of overproduction. The same producing interests which formerly looked with disfavor on conservation as a limitation on the use of their property regardless of its becoming exhausted are now […]

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Proclamation, June 10, 1925

December 3, 2020

Purpose: To adjust the boundaries of the Tongass National Forest in Alaska Date: June 10, 1925 (Original document available here) Whereas, since the issuance of the third proclamation on February 7, 1922, certain lands theretofore occupied for fish cannery purposes have been excluded from the Tongass National Forest, within the Territory of Alaska, by Executive orders […]

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