Calvin Coolidge Says, December 13, 1930

December 16, 2020

Date: December 13, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge explains the economic and social reasons why the United States should limit immigration to the country. (Original document available here) Immigration is not a simple question. The entire effect of restriction is unknown. Every immigrant is a consumer requiring food, clothing and shelter. To that extend work is […]

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Proclamation, June 30, 1924

November 24, 2020

Purpose: To Establish Immigration Quotas Date: June 30, 1924 (Original document available here) Whereas it is provided in the Act of Congress approved May 26, 1924, entitled “An Act to limit the immigration of aliens into the United States, and for other purposes” that – “The annual quota of any nationality shall be two per centum […]

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Press Conference, October 9, 1925

September 22, 2020

Date: October 9, 1925 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) I haven’t any information about the proposed consolidations, I think that is what is referred to here, in the baking companies or the bread industry, other than what I happened to see in the press, so I am not qualified to express any opinion […]

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