Speech of Ex-Governor William W. Stickney of Vermont Seconding Nomination of Coolidge, Cleveland, June 12, 1924

CoolidgeNomination.jpg

Title

Speech of Ex-Governor William W. Stickney of Vermont Seconding Nomination of Coolidge, Cleveland, June 12, 1924

Description

Text of a speech given by former Vermont governor William W. Stickney at the 1924 Republican national convention (Cleveland, June 12, 1924), seconding the nomination of Calvin Coolidge for president. Stickney speaks to Coolidge's identity as a native Vermonter and celebrates his family's multigenerational commitment to public service. He concludes his speech explaining that Vermont seconds the nomination "not because he was born there, but because he things straight, acts after deliberation and then stands as fast as the hills which surround the home of his youth. With him as our standard bearer Victory is assured."

Date

1924

Source

Small Bside / Coolidge - 1924

Extent

1 broadside ; 19 x 14 cm

Identifier

CoolidgeNomination.jpg

Format

jpeg

Original Format

Citation

“Speech of Ex-Governor William W. Stickney of Vermont Seconding Nomination of Coolidge, Cleveland, June 12, 1924,” Digital Vermont: A Project of the Vermont Historical Society, accessed October 2, 2022, https://digitalvermont.org/items/show/2218.