Boston Parade of the 26th Division Proclamation

May 27, 2021

Title: Boston Parade of the 26th Division Proclamation Date: April 18, 1919 Location: Boston, Massachusetts (Original document available here) On Friday next, the 25th of April, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, joined by the other New England States and assisted by the city of Boston, will undertake to do honor to all those who have served in the present […]

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Arbor and Bird Day Proclamation, 1919

May 27, 2021

Title: Arbor and Bird Day Proclamation Date: April 5, 1919 Location: Boston, Massachusetts Context: Governor Coolidge proclaims April 26, 1919 as Arbor and Bird Day in Massachusetts. (Original document available here) By virtue of the authority and under the direction of the law of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, which for humane, scientific and artistic reasons encourages the planting and […]

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Statement Urging Public Building and Courage in Business Activity

May 27, 2021

Title: Statement Urging Public Building and Courage in Business Activity Date: January 13, 1919 Location: Boston, Massachusetts  (Original document available here) Men entrusted with the grave responsibility of managing the business affairs of Massachusetts are now called on to decide whether they will continue as usual their activities as far as possible or wait to see if there […]

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Women’s Vote Registration Proclamation

May 24, 2021

Title: Women’s Vote Registration Proclamation Date: September 2, 1920 Location: Boston, Massachusetts Context: Governor Coolidge notifies Massachusetts’ cities and towns of the need to make facilities available and to increase resources to facilitate the new registration of women voters following the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Whereas, It has been reported that the Secretary of […]

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Proclamation, April 26, 1926

May 24, 2021

Purpose: To authorize the creation of Game Refuges on the Ozark National Forest in the State of Arkansas Date: April 26, 1926 (Original document available here) WHEREAS, it appears that the designation and setting aside of the areas in the State of Arkansas, hereinafter indicated, for the protection of game animals, birds, and fish will promote the […]

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