Calvin Coolidge Says, May 27, 1931

February 17, 2021

Date: May 27, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The National Foreign Trade Council now in session in New York emphasizes the important place that international commerce holds in the world. It embraces nearly all the important elements of agriculture, industry, transportation and finance. A surprisingly large number of the essentials of our […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, February 16, 1931

February 4, 2021

Date: February 16, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) No one would be rash enough to try to estimate the probabilities of future world trade. But it is easy to see from past development that it has possibilities that are very great. Only about one-fourth of the 2,000,000,000 people of the world have […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, May 9, 1931

January 29, 2021

Date: May 9, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Foreigners are anxious to sell us merchandise. Whatever some of our own people may think and say, others are all agreed in considering our markets as the most valuable place to sell in the world. Foreign merchants are not attracted with the prospect of […]

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