Calvin Coolidge Says, May 29, 1931

January 22, 2021

Date: May 29, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Decoration Day is our best solemn national holiday which ought to be observed with impressive ceremony. No lapse or diminution should be permitted in the yearly devotion which the people pay to the memory of those who have served in our armed forces. As […]

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Williams College

April 24, 2014

Title: Williams College Address Date: October 17, 1919 Location: Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts (Original document available here) There speaks here with the voice of immortality one who loved Massachusetts. On every side arise monuments to that enduring affection bred not of benefits received but of services rendered, of sacrifices made, that the province of Massachusetts Bay might […]

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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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