Saturday, September 26, 2009


"Whether one traces his Americanism back three centuries to the Mayflower, or three years to the steerage, is not half so important as whether his Americanism of today is real and genuine. No matter by what various crafts we came here, we are all now in the same boat."

Presidential address to the American Legion convention, Omaha, Nebraska, October 6, 1925

Monday, September 7, 2009

Happy Birthday John!

Calvin and Grace Coolidge welcomed their first son into the world on September 7, 1906 at their home in Northampton, Massachusetts.