Calvin Coolidge Says, March 11, 1931

January 15, 2021

Date: March 11, 1931 Location: New York, NY (Original document available here) We are besought by Europeans to define our attitude toward any blockade by the League of Nations against one of its recalcitrant members. As our rights of trade are already substantially defined by the usages of international law, the request is virtually that […]

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Accepting The Republican Vice-Presidential Nomination

October 1, 2020

Title: Accepting The Republican Vice-Presidential Nomination Date: July 27, 1920 Location: Northampton, MA Context: Coolidge accepts the Republican Party’s nomination for the vice presidency in the 1920 election Governor Morrow and Members of the Notification Committee: To your now formal notification I respond with formal acceptance. Your presence tells me of a leader and a […]

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Press Conference, February 28, 1928

September 22, 2020

Date: February 28, 1928 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) I understand that the Senate Committee is starting in to draft a flood control bill. I have talked with various members of the House and the Senate that are interested in this legislation with a view to seeing if I could not compose the […]

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