Calvin Coolidge Says, June 5, 1931

April 8, 2021

Date: June 5, 1931 Location: Northampton, Massachusetts (Original document available here) The proposed visit of Secretary Stimson to several countries in Europe reminds us that governments do not depend so much as formerly on the reports of diplomats but are most disposed to take up important questions by direct personal contact between those in authority. […]

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Proclamation, June 30, 1924

November 24, 2020

Purpose: To Establish Immigration Quotas Date: June 30, 1924 (Original document available here) Whereas it is provided in the Act of Congress approved May 26, 1924, entitled “An Act to limit the immigration of aliens into the United States, and for other purposes” that – “The annual quota of any nationality shall be two per centum […]

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Press Conference, May 20, 1924

September 23, 2020

Date: May 20, 1924 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) The immigration bill is being examined by the Department of Labor and the Department of State, to advise me about its workings. That is about all I can say about it at the present time. While that is going on, of course I haven’t […]

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