Calvin Coolidge Says, October 4, 1930

February 17, 2021

Date: October 4, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The annual convention of the American Legion, beginning at Boston on October 6, will be a notable event. As we get farther from the war and the veterans grow older, their meetings have less of the aspect of a frolic of exuberant youth and […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, May 29, 1931

January 22, 2021

Date: May 29, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Decoration Day is our best solemn national holiday which ought to be observed with impressive ceremony. No lapse or diminution should be permitted in the yearly devotion which the people pay to the memory of those who have served in our armed forces. As […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, February 17, 1931

December 30, 2020

Date: February 17, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The nervous exhaustion of the Congress always becomes apparent near the end of a short session. It is felt that something or perhaps many things must be done to establish a political record. If the country itself is in an uncertain condition, business distracted, people […]

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