Calvin Coolidge Says, April 22, 1931

December 3, 2020

Date: April 22, 1931 Location:  Northampton, MA (Original document available here) If one of the results of unemployment is to turn more people to planting a garden, some of the loss from the depression will be retrieved. The waste of land and time to which we as a nation are so addicted will be reduced. Many […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, July 2, 1930

December 1, 2020

Date: July 2, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Faith without works is vain. Although many millions of people are enjoying record wages, there are others who are unemployed, some of whom can live on their savings, while the rest will have to be supported directly or indirectly by those who work. People are […]

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Address at the Fifteenth Regular Meeting of the Business Organization of the Government

October 29, 2020

Title: Address of President Coolidge at the Fifteenth Regular Meeting of the Business Organization of the Government Date: June 11, 1928 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: Coolidge’s twice-yearly address to government business leaders, giving an economic state-of-the-state with regards both to the Nation as a whole and to government expenditures Members of the Government’s Business Organization: […]

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Press Conference, March 20, 1928

October 23, 2020

Date: March 20, 1928 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) I am not sure whether any members of the House and the Senate have said anything to me about railroad consolidation legislation since I mentioned it in conference the other day. I have, though, recently received favorable assurances that Congress will take up the […]

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Press Conference, March 13, 1928

August 28, 2020

Date: March 13 1928. Location: Washington DC (Original document available here) I don’t know whether Mrs. Coolidge will go to the Speaker’s dinner tonight or not. She is up and about the house. Seems to be getting along very well. But the doctor is quite solicitous that she should be careful and not overtax her […]

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