Calvin Coolidge Says, September 20, 1930

February 17, 2021

Date: September 20, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge reflects on the state of the American economy. (Original document available here) It is no new thing to have temporary periods of economic readjustment to a new basis of production costs. While they are in progress business actively declines. When they have been completed, we have always […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, August 8, 1930

December 10, 2020

Date: August 8, 1930 Location: Plymouth, VT (Original document available here) Because of an endless struggle against the elements for the necessities of existence, it is natural to place great emphasis on material prosperity. While that attitude is proper and wise, we still should keep in mind that wealth is not an end but a […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, August 2, 1930

December 1, 2020

Date: August 2, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) This is the greatest business country in the world. The welfare of our people, especially the wage earners, is entirely dependent on prosperity. Yet we have the peculiar spectacle of business being in chronic fear of the government. A great apprehension is felt about the […]

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Armistice Day Address of President Coolidge at the Dedication of the Liberty Memorial at Kansas City, Missouri

September 16, 2020

Title: Armistice Day Address of President Coolidge at the Dedication of the Liberty Memorial at Kansas City, Missouri  Date: November 11, 1926 Location: Kansas City, MO Context: Coolidge speaks at the dedication of a memorial for American WWI veterans (Original document available here) Fellow Countrymen: It is with a mingling of sentiments that we come […]

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