Address of President Coolidge Before the Forty-Second International Convention of the Young Men’s Christian Associations of the United States and Canada

August 3, 2020

Title: Address of President Coolidge Before the Forty-Second International Convention of the Young Men’s Christian Associations of the United States and Canada Date: October 24, 1925 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: President Coolidge addresses the lay leaders of YMCA chapters from, quoting the speech, “nearly all the American States and Canadian Provinces,” as well as those […]

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Training Youth for Character

May 20, 2020

Title: Training Youth for Character Date: May 1, 1926 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: Address before the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America The strength and hope of civilization lies in its power to adapt itself to changing circumstances. Development and character are not passive accomplishments. They can be secured only through action. The […]

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