Statement to the Press

August 4, 2020

Title: Statement to the Press Date: November 4, 1919 Location: Boston, MA Context: Coolidge thanks the people of Massachusetts for supporting the rule of law after the Boston Police Strike My thanks are due to the millions of my fellow citizens of Massachusetts. I offer them freely, without undertaking to specify, to all who have […]

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Address of President Coolidge at the Memorial Exercises Arlington National Cemetery

May 28, 2020

Title: Address of President Coolidge at the Memorial Exercises Arlington National Cemetery Date: May 30, 1927 Location: Arlington, VA Context: President Coolidge addresses those gathered at Arlington Cemetery to pay respects, lauding the prosperity and freedom of America, its growing international presence, and the sanctity of the Constitution.  Fellow Countrymen: In accordance with long-established custom we […]

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Holy Cross College

April 8, 2020

Title: Holy Cross College Date: June 25, 1919 Location: Worcester, MA Context: A commencement address to the class of 1919 To come from the press of public affairs, where the practical side of life is at its flood, into these calm and classic surroundings, where ideals are cherished for their own sake, is an intense […]

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The Reign of Law

April 7, 2020

Title: The Reign of Law Date: May 30, 1925 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: Memorial Exercises, Arlington National Cemetery  For those who are the inheritors of a noble estate and a high place in the world, it is a good thing to pause at intervals and consider by what favor of fortune and of ancestry their […]

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Republican State Convention

April 24, 2014

Title: Republican State Convention Date: October 4, 1919 Location: Tremont Temple, Boston, Massachusetts (Original document available here) Ancient custom crystallized to law has drawn us here. We come to renew our pledge publicly at the altar of our country. We come in the light of history and of reason. We come to take counsel both from experience and […]

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