Address of President Coolidge at the Dedication of the Liberty Memorial at Kansas City, Missouri

September 16, 2020

Title: Address of President Coolidge at the Dedication of the Liberty Memorial at Kansas City, Missouri  Date: November 11, 1926 Location: Kansas City, MO Context: Coolidge speaks at the dedication of a memorial for American WWI veterans Fellow Countrymen: It is with a mingling of sentiments that we come to dedicate this memorial. Erected in […]

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Contribution of the Norsemen to America

August 4, 2020

Title: Contribution of the Norsemen to America Date: June 8, 1925 Location: St. Paul, MN Context: President Coolidge is speaking about the contributions of Norsemen (Scandinavian) immigrants to the United States How often in the affairs of this world a small and apparently insignificant occurrence turns out to be an event of great importance, carrying […]

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Dedicating the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battle Fields Memorial

April 27, 2020

Title: Dedicating the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battle Fields Memorial Date: October 19, 1928 Location: Fredericksburg, VA Context: Dedicating the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battlefields Memorial My Fellow Americans: No one who loves our country and is sufficiently interested to make even a slight examination of our history could visit this locality without feeling that […]

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American Legion Convention Address

April 14, 2020

Title: American Legion Convention Address Date: October 6, 1925 Location: Omaha, NE Context: President Coolidge is speaking to the American Legion about the ability of the American fighting forces to put aside racial, religious, or social stature during a time of crisis and unite as one Mr. Commander and Members of the American Legion: It […]

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