Calvin Coolidge Says, December 18, 1930

December 31, 2020

Date: December 18, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) This universe into which we are born, with all its weaknesses and imperfections, yet with all its strength and progress, is the only one in which we can live, and we may as well make the best of it. The people with whom we […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, February 11, 1931

December 28, 2020

Date: February 11, 1931 Location: New York, NY (Original document available here) Nearly a century and a quarter has passed since Abraham Lincoln was born. No other man in our history has so touched the heart of the people. In him they saw a reflection of themselves. They knew he sympathized with their sorrows and understood […]

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The Foundation of Our Institutions

August 4, 2020

Title: The Foundation of Our Institutions Date: April 13, 1923 Location: Albany, NY Context: The speech was given before a state convention of the Young Mens Christian Association. It speaks to the idea of our institutions i.e. government, education, and prosperity are all founded on the principle of religious beliefs These ought to be days […]

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