Hunting Suspension Proclamation

June 3, 2021

Title: Hunting Suspension Proclamation Date: October 23, 1920 Location: Boston, Massachusetts Context: With Massachusetts Governor Calvin Coolidge out of state at a speaking engagement in Frederick, Maryland, Lieutenant Governor Channing H. Cox, in his role as Acting Governor, suspended hunting in Massachusetts in response to drought conditions and forest fires. (Original document available here) For the purpose of protecting […]

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Fire Prevention Day Proclamation

June 3, 2021

Title: Fire Day Proclamation Date: September 10, 1920 Location: Boston, Massachusetts Summary: Governor Coolidge a day to focus on fire prevention measures to promote actions that may reduce the risk of losses to the public resulting from fires. (Original document available here) In accordance with former custom, with a desire to promote the safety of property and to encourage […]

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