Proclamation, January 8, 1925

November 19, 2020

Purpose: Adding Lands to Custer State Park Game Sanctuary  Date: January 8, 1925 (Original document available here) WHEREAS, the Act of Congress, entitled “An Act to amend Game Sanctuary an Act creating the Custer State Park Game Sanctuary in the of South Dakota”, approved June 7, 1924 (43 Stat., 632), provides that, upon recommendation of the Secretary […]

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Press Conference, August 12, 1927

August 13, 2020

Date: August 12, 1927 Location: Rapid City, SD It would be my opinion that the newsreels of the various agencies do perform a very important function in keeping the American people informed about current events. It states here that half the population of the. United States see the reels weekly. We see quite a number […]

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Speech at Mount Rushmore

April 24, 2014

Title: Speech at Mount Rushmore Date: August 10, 1927 Location: Keystone, South Dakota Summary: This speech took place at the opening of the work on Rushmore Mountain in the Black Hills.  (Original document available here) We have come here to dedicate a cornerstone that was laid by the hand of the Almighty. On this towering wall of Rushmore, in […]

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