Press Conference, October 5, 1926

July 30, 2020

Date: October 5, 1926 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) The President: So far as I know nothing has developed in relation to the proposal that some one has made to purchase land south of Pennsylvania Avenue. I remarked about that the other day. The building program is in the hands of certain officials, […]

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Address of President Coolidge Before the Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution

May 12, 2020

Title: Address of President Coolidge Before the Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Date: April 16, 1928 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: President Calvin Coolidge Address to the Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Madame President General: Because this society is a patriotic organization formed to perpetuate the principles established by the […]

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The Limitations of the Law

April 7, 2020

Title: The Limitations of the Law Date: August 10, 1922 Location: San Francisco, CA Context: Address before the American Bar Association The growing multiplicity of laws has often been observed. The National and State Legislatures pass acts, and their courts deliver opinions, which each year run into scores of thousands. A part of this is […]

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Great Virginians

April 7, 2020

Title: Great Virginians Date: July 6, 1922 Location: Fredericksburg, VA We meet here out of reverence for the past. We come with that resolution, which has characterized Americans, to show by our actions our adherence to those seasoned and established principles which have made our country the greatest among the nations of the earth. It is out of this that there is created the […]

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