Calvin Coolidge Says, January 26, 1931

December 30, 2020

Date: January 26, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge urges people to travel within the United States to learn more about the country and help the economy. (Original document available here) Winter travel is an important factor in our economic structure. We have great stretches of country, including the South Atlantic states, Florida, the Gulf region and […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, January 24, 1931

December 30, 2020

Date: January 24, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge argues that instead of promoting pensions for elderly people, the country first needs a citizenry that is educated and self-controlled. (Original document available here) Considerable investigation is being made of the problem of old-age pensions. Some governments and some industries have adopted such a system, and it appeals […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, February 25, 1931

December 29, 2020

Date: February 25, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The movement sponsored at Washington for enlarging public activity for child welfare holds a promise of much good. For many years some of the states have had charitable organizations for the prevention of cruelty to children which have maintained offices and agents that work in […]

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