Display of Belgian Flag Proclamation

June 3, 2021

Title: Display of Belgian Flag Proclamation Date: October 1, 1919 Location: Boston, MA Context: Coolidge encourages the welcome of the King and Queen of Belgium in consistency with our values of friendliness and goodwill  (Original document available here) The Commonwealth of Massachusetts By His Excellency Calvin Coolidge, Governor. A Proclamation. Whereas, The display of the flag or foreign emblem […]

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Address on Productive Employment for Returning Service Men and Readjustment of Employment in War Industries

June 3, 2021

Title: Address on Productive Employment for Returning Service Men and Readjustment of Employment in War Industries Date: March 4, 1919 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: Coolidge addresses employing veterans and helping them back into their personal lives  (Original document available here) There are two questions for our consideration at the present time. One is the placing of returning soldiers […]

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Communication on Proper Care of Returning Soldiers

June 3, 2021

Title: Communication on Proper Care of Returning Soldiers Date: March 25, 1919 Location: Boston, MA Context: Coolidge addresses taking prior consideration and proper care that should be taken for the returning soldiers of the 26th Division (Original document available here) Adjutant-General Jesse F. Stevens, State House, Boston My Dear Colonel Stevens: — The Twenty-sixth Division, containing probably the […]

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Address on the Return of State Guard Flags

June 3, 2021

Title: Address on the Return of State Guard Flags Date: December 23, 1920 Location: Boston, MA Summary: Coolidge thanks the Massachusetts National Guard for returning the state flags to the State House at the Hall of Flags, State House of Massachusetts (Original document available here) GENERAL PARKER, OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE STATE GUARD OF MASSACHUSETTS: This is […]

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Statement on the Parade Held by the 26th Division

June 3, 2021

Title: Statement on the Parade Held by the 26th Division Date: April 25, 1919 Location: Boston, MA Context: A speech on the success of a military parade  (Original document available here) A parade which will be historic in this Commonwealth has just been finished with great success. I desire to express my thanks to all those who have made […]

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