Annual Luncheon of Associated Press

February 22, 2021

Title: Annual Luncheon of Associated Press Date: April 22, 1924 Location: New York, NY (Original document available here) The gathering and publication of news has a deeper significance than is sometimes realized. No large enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others; or, […]

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Message for the Boston Post

April 24, 2014

Title: Message for the Boston Post Date: April 22, 1918 Location: Boston, Massachusetts Context: Letter to the Boston Post newspaper as large numbers of American troops were being deployed to Europe, a little over a month before the first American action in World War I. (Original document available here) The nation with the greatest moral power will win. […]

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Amherst Alumni Dinner

April 24, 2014

Title: Amherst College Alumni Dinner Date: March 15, 1918 Location: Springfield, Massachusetts (Original document available here) The individual may not require the higher institutions of learning, but society does. Without them civilization as we know it would fall from mankind in a night. They minister not alone to their own students, they minister to all humanity. It is […]

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