Calvin Coolidge Says, October 6, 1930

January 29, 2021

Date: October 6, 1930 Location: Boston, MA (Original document available here) There has just been dedicated in the City of Pittsburgh a stately memorial to George Westinghouse. More than fifty thousand of his former workmen and professional associates testified to the respect and affection in which they held him by contributing to the cost of […]

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Address of President Coolidge at the Annual Observance of Founder’s Day at Carnegie Institute

April 13, 2020

Title: Address of President Coolidge at the Annual Observance of Founder’s Day at Carnegie Institute Date: October 13, 1927 Location: Pittsburgh, PA Context: Coolidge remarks on the historical contributions of Pittsburgh to the nation, as well as the personal contributions of Andrew Carnegie  Ladies and Gentlemen: This occasion is an illustration of the power of […]

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Andrew Carnegie: Organizer for Service

April 24, 2014

Title: Andrew Carnegie: Organizer for Service, Address at the Founders’ Day Celebration of Carnegie Institute Date: April 28, 1921 Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Original document available here) There is a greatness that is distinctly American, a true greatness which enlarges man’s dominion. It is an achievement which comes from obedience to that admonition given on creation morn to subdue […]

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