Display of Belgian Flag Proclamation

June 3, 2021

Title: Display of Belgian Flag Proclamation Date: October 1, 1919 Location: Boston, Massachusetts (Original document available here) The Commonwealth of Massachusetts By His Excellency Calvin Coolidge, Governor. A Proclamation. Whereas, The display of the flag or foreign emblem of a foreign country upon the outside of a State, county, city or town building or public schoolhouse is forbidden […]

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Address at the Observance of the Tenth Anniversary of the Armistice

February 16, 2021

Title: Address at the Observance of the Tenth Anniversary of the Armistice under the Auspices of the American Legion Date: November 11, 1928 Location: The Washington Auditorium, Washington D.C. Fellow Countrymen: We meet to give thanks for 10 more years of peace. Amid the multitude of bounties which have been bestowed upon us, we count that our […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, May 6, 1931

January 21, 2021

Date: May 6, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Calvin Coolidge refutes the argument that the United States government should cancel the debts of foreign nations to increase trade. (Original document available here) Without considering at all the financial or moral obligation of foreign governments to pay their debts to our government or the obligation of […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, March 24, 1931

January 19, 2021

Date: March 24, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Calvin Coolidge discusses foreign relations with Austria and Germany. (Original document available here) The direct practical interest of the United States in the customs union of Austria and Germany cannot be large. Our exports to Austria are small and her products cannot interfere in an important way […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, March 3, 1931

January 15, 2021

Date: March 3, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Among the other deflations that have taken place in the past months there appears to have been a very wholesome deflation of a spirit of too much arrogance. Individuals and nations are not so self-satisfied as they were. They are more tolerant, more humane […]

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