Address at the Awarding to Col. Charles A. Lindbergh by the National Geographic Society of the Hubbard Medal

August 4, 2020

Title: Address at the Awarding to Col. Charles A. Lindbergh by the National Geographic Society of the Hubbard Medal Date: November 14, 1927 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: President Coolidge describes the actions of Col. Lindbergh and his historic flight through the lens of Americanism, innovation, and Exploration. President Coolidge lauded Lindbergh as a true pioneer […]

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Press Conference, September 24, 1926

July 30, 2020

Date: September 24, 1926 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) THE PRESIDENT: The Attorney General for Ontario, Mr. W. F. Nichol, and the United States District Attorney for Western New York, Mr. Templeton I think, came in this morning, Mr. Templeton coming in to present Mr. Nichol to me. I understood that they had […]

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Press Conference, November 16, 1926

July 23, 2020

Date: November 16, 1926 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I think any statement about the contents of Mexican notes had better come from the State Department where you will get more accurate information than I can give you. I go over the notes usually before they are sent, but I don’t keep the […]

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Press Conference, August 13, 1926

July 23, 2020

Date: August 13, 1926 Location: White Pine Camp – Paul Smiths, NY (Original document available here) Mr. Hoover and I didn’t discuss to any extent the possibilities of the development of commercial aviation. The immediate question before the Department is the carrying out of the provisions recently enacted into law. It has mostly to do […]

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