Proclamation, March 3, 1926

April 20, 2021

Purpose: To proclaim and celebrate American Forest Week Date: March 3, 1926 (Original document available here) In again proclaiming American Forest Week it is fitting that, while giving full weight to the evils resulting from impoverished forests and idle land, I should lay stress upon the outward spread of forestry in industrial practice and land usage. Too […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, October 16, 1930

February 1, 2021

Date: October 16, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) We would save ourselves from a great deal of discouragement and impatience if we had a better historical perspective. As a part of the celebration of the tercentenary in Massachusetts, much has been published in word and picture to show how people lived in […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, August 7, 1930

December 10, 2020

Date: August 7, 1930 Location: Plymouth, VT (Original document available here) The successful flight of the R-100 again challenges our progress in aviation. Notwithstanding our original discoveries, our efforts to build military planes during the war were feverish but, owing perhaps to the limited time, were not highly successful. These experiments, however, did produce plant […]

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Press Conference, October 14, 1924

October 8, 2020

Date: October 14, 1924 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) I had a very pleasant journey out to Pittsburgh. I was very much pleased with the reception that all the people gave us and was interested in studying the development of that industrial center. It isn’t certain whether I can attend the unveiling of […]

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