Polish Day Proclamation

June 3, 2021

Title: Polish Day Proclamation Date: January 17, 1919 Location: Boston, Massachusetts (Original document available here) Out of the strife of Europe is emerging the cherished hope of Poland. With those brave people, undaunted by generations of oppression, maintaining a national unity against the efforts of a triple despotism, the spirit of America has a peculiar sympathy. Theirs is […]

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Address at the Observance of the Tenth Anniversary of the Armistice

February 16, 2021

Title: Address at the Observance of the Tenth Anniversary of the Armistice under the Auspices of the American Legion Date: November 11, 1928 Location: The Washington Auditorium, Washington D.C. Fellow Countrymen: We meet to give thanks for 10 more years of peace. Amid the multitude of bounties which have been bestowed upon us, we count that our […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, May 18, 1931

January 22, 2021

Date: May 18, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) If Continental Europe can work out some plan for economic unity it will be of much profit to the world. The difficulties are great. The main approach to economic unity has been through political unity. That was what made the United States. The political […]

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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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Address at the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of Phillips Academy

April 10, 2020

Title: Address at the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of Phillips Academy Date: May 19, 1928 Location: Andover, MA Context: For the one-hundred-and-fifty year anniversary of Phillips Academy  My Fellow Citizens: It is more than the passage of time that brings us here to observe and celebrate this anniversary of Phillips Academy. One hundred and […]

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