Press Conference, June 23, 1925

June 18, 2020

Date: June 23, 1925 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I don’t know as I can say very much about my vacation. I expect to spend a considerable part of it trying to amuse the newspapermen (laughter). There is a friend of mine who lives in Lynn that is a large newspaper distributor, Ralph […]

Read More

Press Conference, January 27th, 1925

May 28, 2020

Date: January 27th, 1925 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I haven’t any specific plan for the reduction of personnel in the clerical forces of the District of Columbia. I think in the last four years we have reduced personnel something like 100,000. Of course there is quite a large personnel now employed in […]

Read More

A Message to the Legislature of Massachusetts Accompanying the Governor’s Veto    

April 7, 2020

Title: A Message to the Legislature of Massachusetts Accompanying the Governor’s Veto         Date: May 6, 1920 Location: Boston, MA Context: A message to the legislature of Massachusetts accompanying Governor Coolidge’s veto of a bill entitled “An Act to Regulate the Manufacture and Sale of Beer, Cider and Light Wines” which sought to legalize the sale of low proof […]

Read More

Massachusetts and the Nation

April 7, 2020

Title: Massachusetts and the Nation Date: February 2, 1923 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: A speech before the National Geographic Society The place of Massachusetts in the life of the nation has been made by continuing adherence to fundamental principles. This unchanging attitude raised her to primacy in the long struggle for individual liberty and local self-government. The background of her early people peculiarly fitted them […]

Read More