The Foundation of Our Institutions

August 4, 2020

Title: The Foundation of Our Institutions Date: April 13, 1923 Location: Albany, NY Context: The speech was given before a state convention of the Young Mens Christian Association. It speaks to the idea of our institutions i.e. government, education, and prosperity are all founded on the principle of religious beliefs These ought to be days […]

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Department of Superintendence of the National Education Association

August 4, 2020

Title: Department of Superintendence of the National Education Association Date: February 22, 1926 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: President Coolidge addresses superintendents of the National Education Association Ladies and Gentlemen: It is doubtful if anyone outside of certain great religious teachers ever so thoroughly impressed himself on the heart of humanity as has George Washington. No […]

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Amherst College Commencement

April 24, 2014

Title: Amherst College Commencement Address Date: June 18, 1919 Location: Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts (Original document available here) To the son of any college, although he does not make his connection with his college a profession, a return of Commencement Day recalls many memories. It is likely also, after nearly a quarter of a century, to cause some […]

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