Statement Relative to the Ninety-Eight Anniversary of the Establishment of Greece

June 4, 2021

Title: Statement Relative to the Ninety-Eight Anniversary of the Establishment of Greece Date: March 27, 1919 Location: Boston, MA Context: Recognizing Greece as an independent nation on its 98th anniversary and in showing our acceptance and friendliness for them, Coolidge encourages private citizens to fly the Greek flag on April 7th (Original document available here) To the People of […]

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President and Vice-President Electors Proclamation

June 4, 2021

Title: President and Vice-President Electors Proclamation Date: December 8, 1920 Location: Boston, MA Context: A proclamation on the number of votes received by Harding and himself during the 1920 election (Original document available here) Whereas, it is provided by section 315 of chapter 835 of our legislative Acts of the year 1913 that “The copies of the records of […]

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President Wilson Visit Proclamation

June 3, 2021

Purpose: Preparation for President Wilson’s visit  Date: February 21, 1919 (Original document available here) On Monday, February 24, there will be extended to the President, on his visit here, the hospitality of the city of Boston and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He comes here as President of our great Nation, as Commander-in-Chief in a war prosecuted […]

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Polish Day Proclamation

June 3, 2021

Purpose: A proclamation to revere and welcome our immigrant friends and their contribution to our country Date: January 17, 1919 (Original document available here) Out of the strife of Europe is emerging the cherished hope of Poland. With those brave people, undaunted by generations of oppression, maintaining a national unity against the efforts of a triple […]

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Welcoming Returning Soliders

June 3, 2021

Title: Welcome Returning Soldiers Date: January 9, 1919 Location: Boston, Massachusetts (Original document available here) To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives. In order that Massachusetts may properly welcome her returning soldiers, it is necessary that some appropriation be made in advance of the general budget. There is nothing that the Commonwealth can do which will exceed […]

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