Calvin Coolidge Says, August 22, 1930

December 14, 2020

Date: August 22, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Few people not intimately connected with the clergy realize the additional burdens which are imposed upon that devoted profession by business depression. Being the natural repository for the troubles of the unfortunate, which strain their strength and resources for relief in ordinary times, any […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, August 26, 1930

December 11, 2020

Date: August 26, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge examines the economic situation, arguing that innovation is the best financial remedy. (Original document available here) A study of the economic development of this country, of its capacity to produce and consume, of its manufactures and its markets, reveals that general business never has found any […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, April 1, 1931

November 30, 2020

Date: April 1, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The reported decision from Washington not to call an extra session of the Congress to relieve the farmer and redress unemployment will impress the country as sound. When the last Congress assembled, in the early spring of 1929, the farmer was in a fair […]

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