Proclamation, September 18, 1925

December 17, 2020

Purpose: To declare American Education Week. Date: September 18, 1925 (Original document available here) Education is becoming well-nigh universal in America. The rapidity of its expansion within the past half century has no precedent. Our system of public instruction, administered by State and local officers, is peculiarly suited to our habits of life and to our […]

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Harvard University Commencement Address

April 24, 2014

Title: XXXI Harvard University Commencement Date: June 19, 1919 Location: Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (Original document available here) No college man who has ever glanced at the Constitution of Massachusetts is likely to miss or forget the generous references there made to Harvard University. It may need a closer study of that instrument, which is older than the […]

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