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John C. Calhoun's speech to the United States Senate against the Compromise of 1850, 4 March 1850

Lyman Trumbull to John G. Nicolay, Monday, June 18, 1860 (Sends speeches)

D. B. Cooke & Company to Abraham Lincoln, Friday, May 18, 1860 (Telegram; Request to edit speeches)

W. L. Munsell to Abraham Lincoln, 1860 (Wants to obtain published edition of Lincoln's speeches)

Ben Field to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, October 20, 1862 (Speeches by General Sigel)

A Senatorial Blondin

Lincoln's speech at Gettysburg

Lincoln' Lincolns speech at Gettysburg

Suffrage Speeches Made to U. S. Senate

An ideal republic

Irish humor

The effect of proposed jury trial in contempt cases (as proposed by the Democratic platform)

Farewell address to the Navy

Functions of the next administration

Rights and progress of the Negro

What constitutes an unlawful trust

Our foreign dependencies : Porto Rico, Cuba and the Philippines

Postal savings banks versus enforced insurance of deposits

President Taft on prosperity

Woodrow Wilson on the tariff

The 'Abyssinian treatment' administered to Standard Oil

Woodrow Wilson on labor

The third party

Woodrow Wilson on democratic principles

Who are the people?

All public plunderers look alike to me

The farmer and the business man

Washington's farewell address

Lincoln's Gettysburg address

Address at Washington at opening of International Conference for Limitation of Armament, November 12, 1921

Address at Hoboken on return for burial of 5,212 American soldiers, sailors, marines, and nurses, May 23, 1921

Secretary of Agriculture is surprised with gifts from members of personal staff when he was Governor of Missouri. Led by members of his personal staff when he was Governor of Missouri and fellow Missourians, Secretary of Agriculture Arthur M.Hyde, was given a surprise party at his office in Washington today. They presented him with a complete traveling outfit and in short speeches each one paid a glowing tribute for Missouri's friendship for him. In the center of photograph, left to right: Dwight F. Davis, former Secretary of War; Secretary Hyde; and Col. M.F. Natter of Kansas City and member of Secretary Hyde's staff when he was Governor

PRESIDENT SIGNS BILLS. WASHINGTON, D.C. JUNE 8. PRESIDENT FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT SIGNS A NUMBER OF BILLS AND PUTS FINISHING TOUCHES ON HIS SPEECHES BEFORE LEAVING WASHINGTON FOR HIS SOUTHERN TRIP. THIS PHOTOGRAPH WAS MADE IN THE EAST HALL OF THE WHITE HOUSE

Kern County, California. Undernourished cotton picker's child listening to speeches of organizer at strike meeting to raise wages from seventy-five cents to ninety cents a hundred pounds. Strike unsuccessful

Listening to speeches at mass meeting of Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers protesting congressional cut of relief appropriations. San Francisco, California

Listening to speeches at mass meeting of Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers protesting congressional cut of relief appropriations. San Francisco, California

Listening to speeches at mass meeting of Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers protesting congressional cut of relief appropriations. San Francisco, California

Oregon, Josephine County, Grants Pass. "California Day" picnic. Get together after the speeches are over

City officials hear the speeches made at mass meeting of Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers protesting cut in relief appropriation. In front of city hall, San Francisco, California

[Wives] of Congressmen in speaking class have commencement and awarding of prizes. Washington, D.C., March 17. Mrs. Hugh Butler's little publicized speaking class for wives of Congressmen today completed its schedule of classes and the group gathered at a luncheon to award prizes. Mrs. Will M. Whittington, wife of the congressman from Mississippi won the award as best speaker and was presented with a book of fine speeches by Mrs. Hugh Butler. Left to right: Mrs. Whittington and Mrs. Butler, 3-17- 39

Listening to speeches at mass meeting of Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers protesting congressional cut of relief appropriations. San Francisco, California

Listening to speeches at mass meeting of Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers protesting congressional cut of relief appropriations. San Francisco, California

United Nations exhibit put on by OWI in Rockefeller Plaza, New York, N.Y. Central motif was this frame containing copy of Atlantic charter, with amplifiers at each end broadcasting speeches by Roosevelt, Churchill and Chiang Kai-Shek every half hour, and surrounded by statues of the four freedoms

United Nations exhibit put on by OWI in Rockefeller Plaza, New York, N.Y. Central motif was this frame containing copy of Atlantic charter, with amplifiers at each end broadcasting speeches by Roosevelt, Churchill and Chiang Kai-Shek every half hour, and surrounded by statues of the four freedoms

Mr. E. Keith Roach & Mrs. K.R. entertain Sir Harold & Lady MacMichael & 500 falahen at Neby Saleh. The crowd listening to mukhtars making patriotic speeches address to H.E. (i.e., His Excellency)

Mr. E. Keith Roach & Mrs. K.R. entertain Sir Harold & Lady MacMichael & 500 falahen at Neby Saleh. H.E. the High Com. Mr. Sommerville, Mr. Keith Roach, etc. seated before the crowd of peasants, close up, listening to speeches made by various village "mukhtars"

Mr. E. Keith Roach & Mrs. K.R. entertain Sir Harold & Lady MacMichael & 500 falahen at Neby Saleh. The crowd listening to mukhtars making patriotic speeches address to H.E. (i.e., His Excellency)

Speech by Franklin D. Roosevelt, New York (Transcript)

Recruits below citadel hearing speeches by Mr. K. [i.e., Keith] Roach, the mayor & Dist. [i.e., District] Officer

Arab recruits on parade in Jerusalem. Recruits on the March below Citadel. Taken while speeches were given

Corozal, Puerto Rico (vicinity). Farmers' wives and children listening to speeches at the tenant purchase celebration on a farm

Recruits below citadel hearing speeches by Mr. K. Roach [i.e., Edward Keith-Roach], the mayor & Dist. [i.e., District] Officer

Arab recruits on parade in Jerusalem. Recruits on the March below Citadel. Taken while speeches were given

New York, New York. Marine and shipbuilding convention. Delegates listening to speeches

Washington, D.C. Foreign students at the international student assembly recording short talks in their native language to be broadcast by shortwave, after censorship by the Office of War Information (OWI), to Nazi-held territory. An Italian group discussing the wording of their speeches

Washington, D.C. Foreign students at the international student sssembly recording short talks in their native language to be broadcast by shortwave, after censorship by the Office of War Information (OWI), to Nazi-held territory. An Italian group discussing the wording of their speeches

New York, New York. Marine and shipbuilding workers' convention. Guest at the speakers' table and union delegates listening to speeches

Washington, D.C. Foreign students at the international student assembly recording short talks in their native language to be broadcast by shortwave, after censorship by the Office of War Information (OWI), to Nazi-held territory. French group preparing speeches for broadcast. Left to right Doris Koren, Lucky Baum, Francoise Benoit Levy

Washington, D.C. Foreign students at the international student assembly recording short talks in their native language to be broadcast by shortwave, after censorship by the OWI (Office of War Information), to Nazi-held territory. Mr. House of OWI checking speeches before recording. Left to right: an officer of the Inter-American news office, Mr. House Enrigue Avila of Peru, Evelyn Rains of Chile and Dr. Penton of Cuba

Washington, D.C. Under the auspices of the Bureau of University Travel and the National Capital School Visitors' Council, over 200 high school students chosen for their intellectual alertness visited Washington for a week. Students listening to speeches at the Pan-American Union

New York, New York. Prominent anti-fascist Italo-Americans made speeches, and sat on the stage in Manhattan Center at the funeral of Carlo Tresca, the Italian anarchist publisher of Il Martello, who was murdered on Fifth Avenue

Oswego, New York. Workers in the Fitzgibbons tank factory listening to the speeches by the United Nations during United Nations week

Oswego, New York. Workers at the Columbia Mills listening to the speeches by the United Nations heroes

New York, New York. Prominent anti-fascist Italo-Americans made speeches, and sat on the stage in Manhattan Center at the funeral of Carlo Tresca, the Italian anarchist publisher of Il Martello, who was murdered on Fifth Avenue

New York, New York. Prominent anti-fascist Italo-Americans made speeches, and sat on the stage in Manhattan Center at the funeral of Carlo Tresca, the Italian anarchist publisher of Il Martello, who was murdered on Fifth Avenue

Oswego, New York. Workers in Columbia Mills listening to the speeches by the United Nations heroes during United Nations week

Oswego, New York. Workers in the Fitzgibbons tank factory listening to the speeches by the United Nations heroes during United Nations week

Oswego, New York. Workers at the Columbia Mills listening to the speeches by the United Nations heroes during United Nations week

President Warren G. Harding, residence in Marion, Ohio. Porch from where campaign speeches were made

U.S. Reports: Bethel School Dist. No. 403 v. Fraser, 478 U.S. 675 (1986)

Republican National Convention, September 1-4, 2008. Republicans gather to listen to speeches at Xcel Center, St. Paul, Minnesota

Young people hold up signs supporting McCain while Republicans gather to listen to speeches at the Republican National Convention, September 1-4, 2008, Xcel Center, St. Paul, Minnesota

President departs on transcontinental trip. Washington, D.C., July 7. President Roosevelt was in a happy mood tonight as he boarded his special train for a transcontinental trip which will be climaxed by a review of the fleet and a fishing expedition in Pacific waters. Combining business with pleasure, the chief executive will make several speeches enroute urging support of new deal candidates in the coming all congressional elections. Left to right : Senator Joseph Guffey of Pennsylvania; Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau, Attorney General Homer S. Cummings, Secretary of State Cordell Hull, President Roosevelt and Mrs. Homer S. Cummings, 7/7/38

Schoolboy patrols march. Washington, D.C., May 7. Reports that 800 war veterans with rubber hoses were mobilizing to prevent their speeches denouncing Mayor Hague in Jersey City tonight failed to halt the plans of Reps. Jerry O'Connell, (D. Mont.) and John T. Bernard, (F.L. Minn.) who are shown leaving Union Station with their wives. In the photograph (front) are Mary Bernard, daughter of Minnesota Solon; Rep. Bernard, and Rep. O'Connell. In the rear are Mrs. bernard and Mrs O'Connell. 5/7/38

Robert Jackson before Senate committee. Washington, D.C., Feb. 15. Robert H. Jackson, nominated as Solicitor General, told a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee today that both he and Sec. of the Interior Harold Ickes, 'stole' portions of their recent speeches attacking monopoly in big business. Jackson said, 'I never hesitate to use a good phrase wherever I find it'

Congressional milking contest declared draw. Washington, D.C., June 9. The four congressmen competing for mlking championship of the 75th Congress today on the Capitol plaza deserted their cows to make speeches when the discovered a microphone nearby. Halting the contest in mid-squirt, Rep. Marvin Jones, acting as referee, declared it a draw after the contestants could show no more than a pint of milk for ten minutes of effort. Left to right: Rep. harry R. Sheppard, Calif.; Rep. Gerald J. Boileau, Wisconsin; Rep. Walter M. Pierce, Oregan; Rep. harold Knutson, Minnesota. Radio announcer Lee Everett holding the mike[mic], 6/9/38

Tiberias, Dr. Torrance's semi jubilee. The speeches, Dr. Barnik, chairman, gives presentation speech

Tiberias, Dr. Torrance's semi jubilee. The speeches, Dr. Torrance expresses his appreciation

Ladies of the White House secretariat. Washington, D.C., Feb. 19. Headed by Miss Margaret "Missy" Lehand, personal secretary to President Roosevelt, these girl secretaries play an important part behind the scenes at the White House. They hail from five states and include brunettes, redheads, and blondes, with scatterings of iron-gray. In the front row, seated, left to right: Miss Robert Barrows, Secretary to Marvin H. McIntyre; Miss Grace Tully, to whom President Roosevelt dictates his speeches, State papers, etc.; Miss Marguerite Lehand; Miss Margaret Durand, Secretary to James Roosevelt; Miss Mary Eben, who cares for and catalogs the President's personal books and the White House Library. Back row, left to right: Paual Larabee takes care of the President's personal files and looks up things; Toinette [?] Bachelder, Assistant Secretary to Marvin McIntyre; Mabel Williams, Secretary to Bill Hassett, Steve Early's Assistant; Katherine Gilligan, Assistant in James Roosevelt's office; Prudence Shannon, Secretary to Stephen T. Early; Lucile Lewis handles much of the White House mail, routes it to Government Departments and Agencies for answer when necessary; Louise Hackmeister was brought from Albany to operate the White House switchboard, the first woman to ever man this important line of communication; and Lela Stiles, who assists Miss Lewis in handling the White House mail, 2/19/38

Agriculture Secretary prepares speeches with use of dictaphone. Washington, D.C., Sept. 20. Secretary of Agriculture Henry A. Wallace dispenses with the services of a stenographer and instead uses a dictaphone when preparing his speeches. In fact, he seldom uses a stenographer even when dictating [...] picture was made today, 9/20/37

If we have to make speeches until morning!' Austin on Senate filibuster. Washington, D.C., July 1. The Senate met at noon yesterday and kept going until 1:53 the next morning. Reason was that a republican bloc, opposed to allowing the President continued power to devalue the dollar and the Treasury to dip into the $2,000,000,000 stabilization fund, filibustered until midnight, at which time the power was supposed to lapse. Some opinion held that the power could again be granted, even after that time, so Senator Warren R. Austin told reporters that he had a list of 10 Senators who would speak if it held the Senate in session until dawn. The monetary authorization was, as was promised, 'talked to death'

Tiberias, Dr. Torrance's semi jubilee. The speeches, Mr. Whiting speaks as an old timer

Tiberias, Dr. Torrance's semi jubilee. The speeches, Sitt Zareefie speaks for the hospital staff

Tiberias, Dr. Torrance's semi jubilee. The speeches, Dr. Barnik, chairman, gives presentation speech

"Administration propaganda halts rise in prices of farm commodities." Washington, D.C. June 7. Speaking before the Senate Agriculture Committee today, Seantor Elmer Thomas of Oklahoma, assailed "propaganda" by administration officials which he said has worked to halt the rise in prices of farm commodities. He placed in the records copies of speeches by Secretary Wallace, Dr. Mordecai Ezekiel and Leon Henderson, government economists, which Thomas said, urged "Keeping Prices Low". 6/7/37

George Washington's first inaugural address, 30 April 1789

Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Supplementary File, 1806-1981; Speeches and Writings File, 1866-1978; Books; Traubel, Horace; Camden's Compliment to Walt Whitman ( 1889 ); Speeches and tributes

Gideon Welles Papers: Speeches and Writings, 1822-1878; Notebooks; Literary notebook, including poems, fiction, and partial Fourth of July speech by Welles, 1822

Anna E. Dickinson Papers: Speeches and Writings File, 1868-1907; Speeches; Frederic Chopin, undated

Anna E. Dickinson Papers: Speeches and Writings File, 1868-1907; Speeches; Miscellaneous, undated; 3 of 3

Thaddeus Stevens Papers: Speeches and Writing File, 1835-1868; Andrew Johnson, impeachment speech, notes

Anna E. Dickinson Papers: Speeches and Writings File, 1868-1907; Speeches; Miscellaneous, undated; 1 of 3

Anna E. Dickinson Papers: Speeches and Writings File, 1868-1907; Speeches; Women's Rights, undated

Elizabeth Cady Stanton Papers: Speeches and Writings, 1848-1902; Speeches; 1860?, "Antislavery"

Elizabeth Cady Stanton Papers: Speeches and Writings, 1848-1902; Speeches; 1867; Address on right of women to vote for delegates to constitutional convention, New York

Elizabeth Cady Stanton Papers: Speeches and Writings, 1848-1902; Speeches; 1861-1864?, "What Can Woman Do for the War?" New York, N.Y

Elizabeth Cady Stanton Papers: Speeches and Writings, 1848-1902; Speeches; 1880-1890, "Taxation"

Elizabeth Cady Stanton Papers: Speeches and Writings, 1848-1902; Speeches; Undated; "Woman in the Bible"

Elizabeth Cady Stanton Papers: Speeches and Writings, 1848-1902; Speeches; Undated; Speech notes

Elizabeth Cady Stanton Papers: Speeches and Writings, 1848-1902; Speeches; 1870; Speech before Young Men's Suffrage Association, Plympton Hall