Calvin Coolidge Says, September 24, 1930

April 20, 2021

Date: September 24, 1930 Location: Northampton, Massachusetts (Original document available here) This is the time of year when the agricultural fairs are flourishing. Some of the younger generation of the larger cities probably have never had the opportunity to visit one of these excellent places of entertainment and instruction. But they are familiar to all […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, July 8, 1930

January 20, 2021

Date: July 8, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) It would certainly be fair and probably wise to defer judgment on the reported actions of the Federal Farm Board until the results are fully matured and they are in a position to reveal what they have done and why they did it. This […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, February 24, 1931

December 29, 2020

Date: February 24, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: The U.S. should not fear a European agriculture agreement as it is better for us if Europe is financially strong. (Original document available here) Some fear is being expressed that a European agreement relating to agricultural products, especially wheat, will be detrimental to the United States. A […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, February 26, 1931

December 29, 2020

Date: February 26, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The coming season will test the ability and the disposition of agriculture to co-operate with the Farm Board. As a temporary expedient the board stepped in under the law which seemed to justify it and supported the price of wheat and cotton produced last […]

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