Proclamation, March 3, 1926

April 20, 2021

Purpose: To proclaim and celebrate American Forest Week Date: March 3, 1926 (Original document available here) In again proclaiming American Forest Week it is fitting that, while giving full weight to the evils resulting from impoverished forests and idle land, I should lay stress upon the outward spread of forestry in industrial practice and land usage. Too […]

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Proclamation, September 30, 1925

April 13, 2021

Purpose: Change in the boundaries of several National Forests and the transfer of a portion of the Angeles National Forest to the Morongo Indians. Date: September 30, 1925 (Original document available here) Whereas, it appears that the public good will be promoted by excluding from the Angeles National Forest, in California, certain areas and temporarily withdrawing the […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, February 5, 1931

December 16, 2020

Date: February 5, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge writes on agriculture, and praises the recent efforts of the Farm Board concerning the agricultural sector. (Original document available here) The problem of agriculture in recent years has seemed so much the disposition of surplus production that very little public thought has been given to soil exhaustion. Yet […]

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First Annual Message to the Congress

April 21, 2014

Title: First Annual Message to the Congress Date: December 6, 1923 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: Coming four months after his succession to the U.S. presidency following President Warren Harding’s death in office, President Coolidge’s first address to the U.S. Congress demonstrates his ability to address a wide range of topics of national importance. Members of […]

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