Calvin Coolidge Says, February 3, 1931

December 16, 2020

Date: February 3, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge endorses recent efforts by major companies to pause firings as a solution to the nation’s economic difficulties. (Original document available here) Months ago one of these dispatches suggested it would help business if large employers would make it known that no more employees would now be discharged. When […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, August 30, 1930

December 15, 2020

Date: August 30, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: To mark Labor Day, Coolidge highlights the high living and working standards that American laborers enjoy, and argues that the uninterrupted high output of American labor is what has powered the country’s prosperity. (Original document available here) This has been designated by the state and national government […]

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