Calvin Coolidge Says, June 27, 1931

January 12, 2021

Date: June 27, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Calvin Coolidge describes the negative effects of requiring other governments to pay hefty reparations and the need for world peace.  (Original document available here) Whatever else may be involved, two lessons seem obvious from the present condition of ourselves and the rest of the world. The immediate crisis […]

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Accepting The Republican Vice-Presidential Nomination

October 1, 2020

Title: Accepting The Republican Vice-Presidential Nomination Date: July 27, 1920 Location: Northampton, MA Context: Coolidge accepts the Republican Party’s nomination for the vice presidency in the 1920 election Governor Morrow and Members of the Notification Committee: To your now formal notification I respond with formal acceptance. Your presence tells me of a leader and a […]

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Armistice Day Address of President Coolidge at the Dedication of the Liberty Memorial at Kansas City, Missouri

September 16, 2020

Title: Armistice Day Address of President Coolidge at the Dedication of the Liberty Memorial at Kansas City, Missouri  Date: November 11, 1926 Location: Kansas City, MO Context: A speech at the dedication of a memorial for American WWI veterans thanking them for their service and reminding Americans of their duty to be prudent and humble […]

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Faneuil Hall

April 24, 2014

Title: Faneuil Hall Date: November 4, 1918 Location: Boston, Massachusetts (Original document available here) We need a word of caution and of warning. I am responsible for what I have said and what I have done. I am not responsible for what my opponents say I have said or say I have done either on the […]

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