Address before the International Aeronautics Conference

April 24, 2014

Title: Address before the International Aeronautics Conference Date: December 12, 1928 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: Addressing industry leaders in Washington, D.C. about the history, science, progress, achievements, and future of aeronautics in America and internationally. (Original document available here)  Members of the Conference: This year will mark the first quarter-century of the history of human flight. It has […]

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Vermont is a State I Love

April 24, 2014

Title: Vermont is a State I Love Date: September 21, 1928 Location: Bennington, VT Context: On September 19, 1928, President Coolidge left Washington for Vermont to view the damage and reconstruction resulting from the flood of 1927. On September 21, 1928, he gave the following speech in which the last paragraph contains the often quoted, “Vermont is a […]

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First Annual Message to the Congress

April 21, 2014

Title: First Annual Message to the Congress Date: December 6, 1923 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: Coming four months after his succession to the U.S. presidency following President Warren Harding’s death in office, President Coolidge’s first address to the U.S. Congress  Members of the Congress: Since the close of the last Congress the nation has lost […]

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