The High Place of Labor

August 4, 2020

Title: The High Place of Labor Date: September 1, 1924 Location: Washington D.C. Context: An address to a group of labor leaders on September 1, 1924, which was Labor Day in 1924 Labor Day is more entitled than any other to be called a national holiday. Other holidays had their origin in state legislative action. […]

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Constructive Economy

August 3, 2020

Title: Constructive Economy Date: January 30, 1926 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: In the speech, President Coolidge describes its context as “the executive heads of the various departments and bureaus of the United States Government meet[ing] twice a year for receiving a report of the results of their efforts to make the business of the Government […]

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Press Conference, March 2 1926

July 8, 2020

Date: March 2 1926 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I have a number of questions this morning about the details of legislation. I made a public statement of my position in relation to legislation in my message to Congress, and if you want to know about my position on legislative matters I can’t […]

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Press Conference, May 14, 1925

June 16, 2020

Date: May 14, 1925 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I don’t know that I can add anything to what I have already indicated about the policy of leasing power at Muscle Shoals. I suggested that the opinion be taken of the Commission that is working on that. I suppose the question will be, […]

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