Calvin Coolidge Says, November 10, 1930

January 26, 2021

Date: November 10, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge reflects on the long-term effects of World War I.  (Original document available here) We are celebrating the twelfth anniversary of Armistice Day. As the war recedes into the past the material loss becomes more apparent. The destruction of life, the maimed and the orphaned reaching many […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, June 27, 1931

January 12, 2021

Date: June 27, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Calvin Coolidge describes the negative effects of requiring other governments to pay hefty reparations and the need for world peace.  (Original document available here) Whatever else may be involved, two lessons seem obvious from the present condition of ourselves and the rest of the world. The immediate crisis […]

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Accepting The Republican Vice-Presidential Nomination

October 1, 2020

Title: Accepting The Republican Vice-Presidential Nomination Date: July 27, 1920 Location: Northampton, MA Context: Coolidge accepts the Republican Party’s nomination for the vice presidency in the 1920 election Governor Morrow and Members of the Notification Committee: To your now formal notification I respond with formal acceptance. Your presence tells me of a leader and a […]

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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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