Calvin Coolidge Says, June 12, 1931

January 12, 2021

Date:  June 12, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge urges Americans to remember on Flag Day the significance of the flag and the duties that come with being a citizen. (Original document available here) National Flag Day has been observed for some years by official direction on June 14. It is the anniversary of the adoption […]

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Speech on Flag Day

September 18, 2020

Title: Speech on Flag Day Date: June 12, 1931 Location: Unknown Context: Coolidge remarks on the importance of the American flag and what it represents National Flag Day has been observed for some years by official direction on June 14. It is the anniversary of the adoption by the Congress of the flag of the […]

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Flag Day Proclamation

April 24, 2014

Title: XXIX Flag Day Proclamation Date: May 26, 1919 Location: Boston, Massachusetts (Original document available here) Works which endure come from the soul of the people. The mighty in their pride walk alone to destruction. The humble walk hand in hand with Providence to immortality. Their works survive. When the people of the Colonies were defending their liberties […]

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