Essex County Club

April 24, 2014

Title: Essex County Club Date: September 14, 1918 Location: Essex County Club, Lynnfield, Massachussetts  Context: This speech was delivered about a month before the ceasefire and the armistice declaration that ended the First World War.  (Original document available here) We meet here to-day as the inheritors of those principles which preserved our Nation and extended its constitutional guaranties […]

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Bunker Hill Day

April 24, 2014

Title: Bunker Hill Day Date: June 17, 1918 Location: Roxbury Historical Society, Roxbury, Massachusetts (Original document available here) Reverence is the measure not of others but of ourselves. This assemblage on the one hundred and forty-third anniversary of the Battle of Bunker Hill tells not only of the spirit of that day but of the spirit of to-day. […]

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