Calvin Coolidge Says, December 31, 1930

December 16, 2020

Date: December 31, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: People must work for their earnings. The new year is the time to look back, recuperate, and learn from our adversity to prepare to do better the coming year. (Original document available here) The year 1930 has been a sharp reminder that men cannot escape from the command […]

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Plymouth, Labor Day

April 24, 2014

Title: Plymouth, Labor Day Date: September 1, 1919 Location: Plymouth, Massachusetts Summary: As the Governor of Massachusetts, Coolidge delivers a Labor Day address that highlights the interdependence between “the property class and the employed class” noting that this relationship “makes their interest the same in the long run.”  Coolidge suggests that when business and industry prosper, the people prosper, […]

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