A Telegram to Samuel Gompers

April 24, 2014

Title: A Telegram to Samuel Gompers on the Boston Police Strike Date: September 14, 1919 Location: Boston, MA (Original document available here) Mr. Samuel Gompers President American Federation of Labor New York City, N.Y. Replying to your telegram, I have already refused to remove the Police Commissioner of Boston. I did not appoint him. He can assume no […]

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An Order to the Police Commissioner of Boston

April 24, 2014

Title: An Order to the Police Commissioner of Boston, XXXV An Order Date: September 11, 1919 Location: Boston, Massachusetts Context: Coolidge writes to Edwin U. Curtis, who was Police Commissioner of Boston at the time, in response to the Boston Police Strike.  (Original document available here) To: Edwin U. Curtis As you are Police Commissioner of the City of […]

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