Calvin Coolidge Says, October 17, 1930

February 1, 2021

Date: October 17, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) If some current statements are to be taken seriously we are expecting too much from free government. Notwithstanding the excellent practice of voting our ideals, nevertheless we have a representative government that must necessarily be about what we ourselves are. We demand entire freedom […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, May 12, 1931

January 22, 2021

Date: May 12, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) All through the ages people have been seeking some material security outside themselves. It has not yet been found. There is a possibility that the quest is a delusion. Great nations have arisen and sought safety in mighty armaments, great men have sought safety […]

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One Hundredth Anniversary Dinner of the Provident Institution for Savings

April 24, 2014

Title: One Hundredth Anniversary Dinner of the Provident Institution for Savings Date: December 13, 1916 Location: Boston, Massachusetts  (Original document available here) The history of the institution we here celebrate reaches back more than one third of the way to the landing of the Mayflower — back to the day of the men who signed the Declaration of […]

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