Press Conference, July 25, 1924

May 20, 2020

Date: July 25, 1924 Location: Washington D.C. (Original document available here) I have rather expected to reappoint Governor Cooper as a member of the Federal Farm Loan Board, though I always make those statements with the reservation that I don’t promise to make any appointment until I make it. But I think Governor Cooper is […]

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Riverside

April 10, 2020

Title: Riverside Date: August 28, 1916 Location: Riverside, MA Context: Lieutenant Governor campaign speech  It may be that there would be votes for the Republican Party in the promise of low taxes and vanishing expenditures. I can see an opportunity for its candidates to pose as the apostles of retrenchment and reform. I am not […]

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Somerville Republican City Committee

April 24, 2014

Title: Somerville Republican City Committee Date: August 7, 1918 Location: Somerville, Massachusetts Context: Massachusetts Governor Coolidge gives strong support for the equal rights of African Americans and for the American effort in fighting World War I. (Original document available here) Coming into your presence in ordinary times, gentlemen of the committee, I should be inclined to direct your attention […]

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Norfolk Republican Club

April 24, 2014

Title: Norfolk Republican Club Date: October 9, 1916 Location: Boston, Massachusetts Context: Governor Coolidge outlines his philosophy for providing social insurance and recognizes the limits of what it can achieve. (Original document available here) Last night at Somerville I spoke on some of the fundamental differences between the Republican and Democratic policies, and showed how we were dependent on […]

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