Calvin Coolidge Says, January 30, 1931

January 4, 2021

Date: January 30, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The management of Muscle Shoals demonstrates the utter hopelessness of having any considerable business enterprise conducted by the buCongress. Development of this plant was commenced under war-time pressure to furnish power to make nitrates for explosives and fertilizers. More recent discoveries and processes render it, […]

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Fifth Annual Message

October 29, 2020

Title: Fifth Annual Message Date: December 6, 1927 Location: Washington D.C. Members of the Congress: It is gratifying to report that for the fourth consecutive year the state of the Union in general is good. We are at peace. The country as a whole has had a prosperity never exceeded. Wages are at their highest […]

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Press Conference, July 6, 1926

October 7, 2020

Date: July 6, 1926 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) Here is a question about the Shipping Board putting on more ships to transport wheat from the gulf ports. There is a large crop of wheat this year in that area that naturally sends its crop abroad through the gulf ports – Oklahoma and […]

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Press Conference, June 8, 1926

October 1, 2020

Date: June 8, 1926 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) I have under consideration for appointment to the Shipping Board a man named Jefferson Myers. He was the State Treasurer of the State of Oregon. His term expired with the last election. He was a candidate for re-election and I think ran some 40,000 […]

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Press Conference, January 8, 1924

September 29, 2020

Date: January 8, 1924 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) Here is a desire for an expression of opinion from me as to whether I agree with the attitude of Representative Longworth who favors consideration of the tax bill ahead of the bonus. Very naturally I should agree with whatever course he thought he […]

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