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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Calvin Coolidge Says, September 1, 1930

February 4, 2021

Date: September 1, 1930 Location:  Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Another school year is opening. Over 27,000,000 scholars will be enrolled. To this great throng will be added more than 800,000 college students. The teaching force reaches toward a million. Education is a great business enterprise requiring an expenditure of well over $2,000,000,000 each year. […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, ???

January 18, 2021

Date: ???n Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) While education is almost entirely a local problem, the national government has long manifested a deep interest in it and encouraged it with official help and advice at some expense. The Department of the Interior, which has charge of it, is now headed by a university […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, July 19, 1930

December 31, 2020

Date: July 19, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Calvin Coolidge reflects on the factors leading to progress in the South and the nation at large. (Original document available here) The rapidity with which the old South is emerging is not generally appreciated. It has attracted new blood and new capital. From a region of plantations it […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, April 14, 1931

December 31, 2020

Date: April 14, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) While education is almost entirely a local problem, the national government has long manifested a deep interest in it and encouraged it with official help and advice at some expense. The Department of the Interior, which has charge of it, is now headed by a […]

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