The Place of Lincoln

April 24, 2014

Title: The Place of Lincoln, at the observance of the birthday of Abraham Lincoln Date: February 19, 1922 Location: Springfield, IL (Original document available here)  We see in great men a brighter gleam of the Infinite. Unto them is given the power to show forth to their fellow man not only what he longs to be but what […]

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Commencement Address at George Washington University

April 24, 2014

Title: Commencement Address at George Washington University Date: February 22, 1929 Location: Washington, DC Context: In this speech, Calvin Coolidge delivers his last formal address as President and embarks his wisdom to the graduates of George Washington University. My Fellow Countrymen: Compared with some of the older nations, our holidays are few in number. Being less frequent, they […]

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