Department of Superintendence of the National Education Association

August 4, 2020

Title: Department of Superintendence of the National Education Association Date: February 22, 1926 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: President Coolidge addresses superintendents of the National Education Association Ladies and Gentlemen: It is doubtful if anyone outside of certain great religious teachers ever so thoroughly impressed himself on the heart of humanity as has George Washington. No […]

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Andrew Carnegie: Organizer for Service

April 24, 2014

Title: Andrew Carnegie: Organizer for Service, Address at the Founders’ Day Celebration of Carnegie Institute Date: April 28, 1921 Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Original document available here) There is a greatness that is distinctly American, a true greatness which enlarges man’s dominion. It is an achievement which comes from obedience to that admonition given on creation morn to subdue […]

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Theodore Roosevelt

April 24, 2014

Title: Theodore Roosevelt, Address, as Vice President-elect, before the Women’s Roosevelt Memorial Association Date: January 23, 1921 Location: New York City, New York (Original document available here) Great men are the ambassadors of Providence sent to reveal to their fellow men their unknown selves. To them is granted the power to call forth the best there is in […]

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