Statement Relative to the Ninety-Eight Anniversary of the Establishment of Greece

June 4, 2021

Title: Statement Relative to the Ninety-Eight Anniversary of the Establishment of Greece Date: March 27, 1919 Location: Boston, Massachusetts (Original document available here) To the People of Massachusetts. April 7 will represent the ninety-eighth anniversary of the establishment of Greece as an independent Nation. It is fitting and highly proper that we who have received so much in […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, January 6, 1931

December 30, 2020

Date: January 6, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) A few years ago we were discussing Americanization of our residents of foreign birth. Not being an appropriate word, it aroused considerable antagonism among those we desired to help, which we can comprehend by thinking of our own reaction if, on entering a foreign country, […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, December 13, 1930

December 16, 2020

Date: December 13, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge explains the economic and social reasons why the United States should limit immigration to the country. (Original document available here) Immigration is not a simple question. The entire effect of restriction is unknown. Every immigrant is a consumer requiring food, clothing and shelter. To that extend work is […]

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John Ericsson Statue Dedication

April 13, 2020

Title: John Ericsson Statue Dedication Date: May 29, 1926 Location: Washington, D.C. It is one of the glories of our country that we all have the privilege of being Americans. Some of us were born here of an ancestry that has lived here for generations. Others of us were born abroad and brought here at […]

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