Harvard Commencement Address

June 3, 2021

Title: Harvard Commencement Address Date: June 24, 1920 Location: Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (Original document available here) Mr. CHAIRMAN, Mr. PRESIDENT, GUESTS AND MEMBERS OF THE ALUMNI OF HARVARD UNIVERSITY:— Certainly every one everywhere rejoices at the prosperity which the past year has brought to this University, and it is preeminently fitting that all residents of the Commonwealth […]

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Appeal to Women to Vote to Protect the Nation

March 4, 2021

Title: Coolidge Appeals to Women to Vote to Protect the Nation Date: April 14, 1924 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) Defines the Organization’s Name You have come to Washington for the yearly replenishment of the patriotism which the capital of our country suggests. The womanhood of the land had always made large contributions to that sentiment. […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, June 10, 1931

January 4, 2021

Date: June 10, 1931 Location: New York, NY Summary: Calvin Coolidge writes that while the President can consult with Senators and others on whom to appoint to various positions, the power to appoint individuals belongs to the President and the Senate confirms the appointment. (Original document available here) A long standing problem sometimes growing into the […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, February 4, 1931

December 16, 2020

Date: February 4, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge writes on the importance of Congress. (Original document available here) Present conditions require the people to let the Congress know what they want done. That will usually prevent any need for future alarm. A great English writer has described the contortions that accompany the exorcism of an evil […]

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Press Conference, October 5, 1926

July 30, 2020

Date: October 5, 1926 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) The President: So far as I know nothing has developed in relation to the proposal that some one has made to purchase land south of Pennsylvania Avenue. I remarked about that the other day. The building program is in the hands of certain officials, […]

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