Address on the Returning of Flags Carried by Troops in the World War

June 3, 2021

Title: Address on the Returning of Flags Carried by Troops in the World War Date: June 14, 1919 Location: Hall of Flags, Massachusetts State House, Springfield, MA (Original document available here) Officers and Men of the United States Army. In this room through which we are accustomed to pass with uncovered heads, you present to-day these flags which […]

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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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Speech at Mount Rushmore

April 24, 2014

Title: Speech at Mount Rushmore Date: August 10, 1927 Location: Keystone, South Dakota Summary: This speech took place at the opening of the work on Rushmore Mountain in the Black Hills.  (Original document available here) We have come here to dedicate a cornerstone that was laid by the hand of the Almighty. On this towering wall of Rushmore, in […]

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