Calvin Coolidge Says, June 3, 1931

January 12, 2021

Date: June 3, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The subscription several times over of the government loan of eight hundred million dollars indicates a very large amount of idle capital in the country. That is a good foundation but not enough. Money is beneficial mostly in proportion to its profitable use. Evidently capital […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, July 2, 1930

December 1, 2020

Date: July 2, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Faith without works is vain. Although many millions of people are enjoying record wages, there are others who are unemployed, some of whom can live on their savings, while the rest will have to be supported directly or indirectly by those who work. People are […]

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Address of President Coolidge before the General Convention of the Episcopal Church

April 20, 2020

Title: Address of President Coolidge before the General Convention of the Episcopal Church Date: October 10, 1928 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: To the general convention of the Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C. Members of the Convention: This general convention of the Episcopal Church, which is held once in three years, represents organized religious life and […]

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Address Before the Congress Sitting in Joint Session in the House of Representatives

April 14, 2020

Title: Address Before the Congress Sitting in Joint Session in the House of Representatives Date: February 22, 1927 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: A speech to a joint session of Congress to commemorate the birthday of George Washington My fellow Americans: On the 22d day of February, 1932, America will celebrate the two hundredth anniversary of […]

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Message for the Boston Post

April 24, 2014

Title: Message for the Boston Post Date: April 22, 1918 Location: Boston, Massachusetts Context: Letter to the Boston Post newspaper as large numbers of American troops were being deployed to Europe, a little over a month before the first American action in World War I. (Original document available here) The nation with the greatest moral power will win. […]

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