Calvin Coolidge Says, June 6, 1931

April 8, 2021

Date: June 6, 1931 Location: Northampton, Massachusetts (Original document available here) This month will turn out into the world many thousands of young men and young women with college diplomas. On the whole they are probably better equipped to meet the problems of life than they were their predecessors. They have been required to do […]

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Grove Oration

April 24, 2014

Title: An Oration at his Graduation from Amherst College Date: June 1, 1895 Location: Amherst, Massachusetts Context: An annual tradition at Amherst College, Calvin Coolidge was voted by his classmates to deliver a humorous address at graduation. (Original document available here) The mantle of truth falls upon the Grove Orator on condition that he wear it wrong side out. […]

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