Address of President Coolidge Before the Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution

May 12, 2020

Title: Address of President Coolidge Before the Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Date: April 16, 1928 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: President Calvin Coolidge Address to the Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Madame President General: Because this society is a patriotic organization formed to perpetuate the principles established by the […]

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Associated Industries Dinner

April 24, 2014

Title: Associated Industries Dinner Date: December 15, 1916 Location: Boston, Massachusetts Context: This speech was given at a dinner for Associated Industries of Massachusetts, an industrial trade group representing hundreds of small businesses that promotes economic opportunity, innovation, and entrepreneurship. (Original document available here) During the past few years we have questioned the soundness of many principles that […]

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One Hundredth Anniversary Dinner of the Provident Institution for Savings

April 24, 2014

Title: One Hundredth Anniversary Dinner of the Provident Institution for Savings Date: December 13, 1916 Location: Boston, Massachusetts  (Original document available here) The history of the institution we here celebrate reaches back more than one third of the way to the landing of the Mayflower — back to the day of the men who signed the Declaration of […]

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Address at William & Mary College

April 23, 2014

Title: States’ Rights and National Unity Date: May 15, 1926 Location: William & Mary College, Williamsburg, VA (Original document available here) Fellow Americans: No one who is interested in the early beginnings of America, or who is moved by love of our country, could come into these historic and hallowed surroundings without being conscious of a deep sense […]

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