Press Conference, February 21, 1928

September 22, 2020

Date: February 21, 1928 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) I am attempting to lend what assistance I can to the problem of flood control through the Engineering Department and through conference with various members of the House and Senate that are particularly interested in it. I am afraid the present bill that has […]

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President Coolidge’s Appeal to Americans to Relieve Distress in Japanese Earthquake

September 17, 2020

Title: President Coolidge’s Appeal to Americans to Relieve Distress in Japanese Earthquake Date: September 3, 1923 Location: Washington, DC Context: Coolidge appeals to the citizenry of the United States to support efforts to aid earthquake-stricken Japan To the People of the United States: An overwhelming disaster has overtaken the people of the friendly nation of […]

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Press Conference, September 27, 1927

August 21, 2020

Date: September 27, 1927 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I haven’t made up my mind yet as to a successor to Governor-General Wood for the Governor-Generalship of the Philippines. The Philippine Commissioner, who is Resident here in the city, came to me the other day and said that Senator Quezon and some others […]

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Press Conference, August 4, 1925

June 16, 2020

Date: August 4, 1925 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) No one has yet been chosen to succeed Mrs. Gardener on the Civil Service Commission. I haven’t any definite plan about another visit to Plymouth. I thought some time toward the middle of the month perhaps I could get away. I haven’t any idea […]

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