Calvin Coolidge Says, October 11, 1930

February 1, 2021

Date: October 11, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge reflects on the meaning and significance of Columbus Day. (Original document available here) Since 1492 October 12 has properly been Columbus Day. But only of late it has been generally celebrated as a holiday. Such observance rests on a secure foundation. Measured by its effect on all […]

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Address before Pan American Conference

April 24, 2014

Title: Address before Pan American Conference Date: January 16, 1928 Location: Havana, Cuba (Original document available here) Mr. President and members of the Pan American Conference: No citizen of any of the Americas could come to the queen of the islands of the West Indies without experiencing an emotion of gratitude and reverence. These are the outposts of […]

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