Calvin Coolidge Says, October 31, 1930

February 4, 2021

Date: October 31, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Too much emphasis cannot be placed on the constructive efforts our government is making for international peace. We have not only secured by two epoch-making treaties an agreement among the great naval powers for complete limitation on the building of all kinds of war […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, June 8, 1931

January 21, 2021

Date: June 8, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Most of Europe is again laboring with difficult situations. Spain is passing through a revolution which has recently been accompanied by disorders directed against the property used for religious purposes. When it was hoped the ancient differences between the Church and State in Italy […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, June 11, 1931

January 12, 2021

Date: June 11, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge writes that historians should make an attempt at learning more about American history by accessing archives in Europe through the use of new technology. (Original document available here) Practically everything in the way of original records of the discovery, exploration and settlement of our country is in […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, January 21, 1931

January 7, 2021

Date: January 21, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The situation between France and Italy again illustrates how extremely difficult it is for nations to get away from the age-old policy of trying to rely mostly on force for Security. Those nations were unable to agree on naval armaments at the London conference. They […]

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