The state papers and other public writings of Herbert Hoover / collected and edited by William Starr Myers.

; Myers, William Starr, 1877-1956, editor
Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1934.

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Other Authors Myers, William Starr, 1877-1956,
Subjects Etats-Unis. Politique générale.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1929-1933.
Description 2 volumes ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1934.
Notes "First edition."
Contents volume 1. March 4, 1929, to October 1, 1931 -- volume 2. October 1, 1931, to March 4, 1933.
1930: Press conference statement, January 3, 1930. Increase in construction and improvement work forecast for 1930 -- Press conference statement, January 3, 1930. Plans for the reorganization of the work of the Bureau of Indian Affairs -- Press conference statement, January 7, 1930. Godspeed to the American delegation leaving for the London Naval Conference -- Message to Congress, January 13, 1930. Proposals to improve enforcement of the criminal laws of the United States -- Message to Congress, January 14, 1930. Recommendation of additional appropriation for work of Porto Rican Hurricane Commission -- Press conference statement, February 4, 1930. Questions to be investigated by the Commission to Haiti in connection with removing United States forces -- Address to Community Chest workers, February 5, 1930 (broadcast by radio). Value of Community Chests and appeal for their support -- Press conference statement, February 21, 1930. Comment on Lehlbach Bill in connection with retirement of civil service workers -- Proclamation, February 21, 1930. Observance of the Covered-wagon Centennial -- Press conference statement, February 25, 1930. A warning to the country against increasing expenditures beyond the budget -- (Accompanying statement of the director of the budget giving list of excessive projects) -- Letter, March 7, 1930, to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, transmitting supplemental estimate of appropriation of $100, 000, 000 for the Federal Farm Board -- Proclamation, March 8, 1930, announcing the death of William Howard Taft -- Address, March 10, 1930, at the dinner commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America, Willard Hotel, Washington, D.C. -- Press conference statement, March 18, 1930. Commendation of movement to preserve smaller colleges. Read at Conference of Liberal Arts Colleges held at Stevens Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, March 18-20, 1930 -- Proclamation, March 31, 1930, designating May First as Child Health Day -- Address, April 8, 1930. A tribute to Dr. William H. Welch on the occasion of his eightieth birthday, at congratulatory ceremonies held in Memorial Continental Hall, Washington, D.C. -- Address, April 8, 1930, on contribution engineers can make to public service and welfare. On receiving first Hoover Gold Medal at dinner celebrating fiftieth anniversary of American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Washington, D.C. -- Letter to the United States Senate, April 9, 1930. Transmitting Report of Special International Niagara Board. (Followed by copy of Treaty of January 2, 1929) -- Press conference statement, April 11, 1930. Expression of his pleasure at successful conclusion of Naval Arms Conference in London. A summary of the accomplishments -- Address, April 14, 1930, at the Thirty-ninth Continental Congress of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington, D.C. Duty of the United States to promote peace in the world -- Letter to Senator Wesley L. Jones, April 18, 1930. A warning of deficit facing the federal government. (Message sent to chairmen of Appropriations Committees of Senate and House of Representatives) -- Message, April 18, 1930, to the officers and members of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. Stable employment our greatest economic problem (cooperation in building construction is urged) -- Message to the House of Representatives, April 21, 1930. Veto of coinage of fifty-cent pieces in commemoration of the Gadsden Purchase -- Radio broadcast, April 22, 1930, from Washington, D.C., to unveiling of the statute of the "Pioneer Woman" at Ponca City, Oklahoma. Tribute to pioneer women of the west -- Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, April 22, 1930, transmitting supplemental estimates of appropriations for the Treasury Department and public buildings for the fiscal year 1931 -- Press statement, April 22, 1930, announcing the transmittal of the above estimates -- Announcement, April 23, 1930, of the calling of the Third National Conference on Street and Highway Safety -- Address, April 26, 1930, at a Dinner of the Gridiron Club, Washington, D.C. American foreign policy and desire for peace -- Message to the United States Congress, April 28, 1930, Urging enactment of five major recommendations for improving law enforcement -- Message to the United States Chamber of Commerce, Washington, D.C. Certainty of future prosperity and problems of cooperation -- Letter to John Q. Tilson, May 1, 1930. Reiteration of opposition to debenture plan in tariff bill -- Address, May 5, 1930, at the Opening Session of the Annual Meeting of the American Red Cross, Washington, D.C. Expansion of the activities and influence of the Red Cross -- Press statement, May 16, 1930. Review of progress on improvements in the City of Washington, D.C. (Prepared by Ferry K. Health) -- Address, May 27, 1930, at the Opening Meeting of the Third National Conference on Street and Highway Safety, Washington, D.C. Great loss of human life a concern of national importance -- Message to the United States Senate, May 28, 1930. Veto of the Spanish War Veterans Pension Bill -- Proclamation, May 28, 1930, designating April 14 as Pan American Day -- Memorial Day address, May 30, 1930, at Gettysburg Battlefield. Influence on our national life of the ideals of Lincoln -- Press conference statement, June 3, 1930, repeating reasons for veto of Spanish War Veterans Pension Bill -- Letter to T.V. O'Connor, June 6, 1930, proposing a committee review of the policies of the Merchant Marine Organization -- Message to the United States House of Representatives, June 6, 1930, Vetoing H.R. 1198, Authorizing the United States to be made a party defendant in any suit or action concerning Malheur and Harney Lakes, Oregon. (Explanatory letter from the Attorney General) -- Press statement, June 13, 1930. Defense of the London Naval Treaty as attaining parity -- Press statement (no date). Memorandum on commissions appointed by recent presidents -- Press statement, June 15, 1930. Announcement of the intention to sign tariff bill. The reasons for approval -- Address, June 20, 1930, at the Washington Auditorium, at the presentation to Admiral Richard E. Byrd of the special gold medal of the National Geographic Society -- Letter to Senator James E. Watson, June 21, 1930. Objections to pending World War Veterans legislation -- Press conference statement, June 24, 1930. Objections to World War Veterans legislation repeated -- Message to the United States House of Representatives, June 26, 1930. Veto of bill relating to amendment of World War Veterans Act -- Message, June 26, 1930, to the Convention of the National Education Association. The public school the ally of the home -- Letter to Senator George H. Moses, June 26, 1930. Refusal to postpone a special session of the Senate to consider the London Naval Treaty -- Press conference statement, June 27, 1930. Comment on rejection of the governors of the states in relief construction. Summary of work accomplished -- Letter to Senator James E. Watson, July 3, 1930. Statement of objections to the Senate amendments to the New House Veterans Bill -- Proclamation, July 3, 1930, convening the United States Senate in special session to consider ratification of the London Naval Treaty -- Press statement, July 4, 1930. Expression of satisfaction on signing the Rivers and Harbors Appropriation Bill -- Message to the United States Senate, July 7, 1930. A discussion of the London Naval Treaty and reasons for ratification -- Press conference statement, July 8, 1930. Consolidation of Veterans Agencies. Appointment of General Frank T. Hines as administrator -- Message to the United States Senate, July 11, 1930. Refusal to submit confidential material concerning the London Naval Treaty -- Press statement, July 18, 1930. Cabinet inquiry into financial situation of the government. Hope for reduction in expenditures -- Press conference statement, July 22, 1930.
Express of gratification on Senate ratification of London Naval Treaty -- Press conference statement, July 29, 1930. Announcement of the appointment of a committee to advise on methods for revision of statistical service for determination of unemployment -- Press conference statement, July 29, 1930. Investigation of bankruptcy law and practice is authorized -- Press conference statement, August 1, 1930. Announcement of a White House Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership -- Press statement, August 5, 1930. Assistance to drought-stricken areas -- Press conference statement, August 8, 1930. A survey of the drought situation. Announcement of a call to the governors of states affected to confer in Washington, D.C. -- Letter to Hon. James J. Davis, August 8, 1930. Congratulations to the representatives of the anthracite operators and miners on signing an agreement -- Press conference statement, August 12, 1930. A bridge across San Francisco Bay -- Press statement, August 14, 1930. Issued at the Close of the First Session of the White House Conference of the Governors of the Drought-stricken States. Objectives of drought relief and organization for accomplishment -- Press conference statement, August 19, 1930. Announcement of the formation of a National Accomplishment Committee, with Secretary Hyde as a Chairman -- Condemnation of lynching. (a) Letter of August 20, 1930 (W.H. Newton to Walter White) quoting (b) letter of August 13, 1930 (from the President to S.H. Reading) -- Address, September, 24, 1930. The President's statement to the Planning Committee of the Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership -- Letter to the Postmaster General (Brown), September 25, 1930, on rumors of reduction of forces in the Post-Office Department -- Address, October 2, 1930, at the Fifty-sixth Annual Convention of the American Bankers Association, Cleveland, Ohio. Causes of the present Depression and possible contribution of the bankers toward a solution to the problems.
1931: Address, January 6, 1931, by telephone from the White House to the Annual Banquet of the National Automobile Chamber of Commerce in New York. No need for despondency -- Message to the United States Senate, January 10, 1931, declining to resubmit nominations to the Federal Power Commission. (Following is the opinion of the Attorney General) -- Press statement, January 10, 1931, refusal to resubmit to the Senate the appointments to the Federal Power Commission -- Letter, January 10, 1931, to John Barton Payne, Chairman of the American Red Cross. Approval of appeal for public assistance for drought relief work -- Appeal to the nation, January 13, 1931, to contribute at least $10, 000, 000 to the Drought Relief Fund of the American Red Cross -- Letter to Governor Harry G. Leslie, of Indiana, January 14, 1931. Greetings to Indiana Conference on Child Health and Protection -- Announcement of formation of nation-wide committee, January 18, 1931, to sponsor drive for funds in aid of drought sufferers -- Message to Congress, January 20, 1931, transmitting Report of the National Committee on Law Observance and Enforcement (the Wickersham Committee) -- Radio address from the White House, January 22, 1931. Appeal to the nation to support the Red Cross Drive for $10, 000, 000 for Drought Relief -- Letter, February 3, 1931, to Senator Thomas D. Schall of Minnesota. Refusal to appoint Ernest Michel to federal judgeship, with reasons therefor -- Press statement, February 3, 1931, the importance of the preservation of self-help and of the responsibility of individual generosity as opposed to deteriorating effects of governmental appropriations -- Radio address on Lincoln's birthday, February 12, 1931. Dangers from centralization and bureaucracy to liberty and individual initiative if national government assumes responsibility for local relief -- Message to the United States Senate, February 18, 1931. Veto of the act conferring jurisdiction upon court of claims to adjudicate upon Chocotaw and Chickasaw Indian claims for compensation for leased district lands -- Letter to Senator Reed Smoot, February 18, 1931. Reasons for opposition to the Soldiers Bonus Bill passed by the House of Representatives -- Message to the House of Representatives, February 23, 1931, veto of an act to confer benefits of hospitalization and soldiers' homes upon civilians employed by the quartermaster general during various hostilities -- Message to the House of Representatives, February 23, 1931. Veto of an act for the relief of Joseph Marko -- Message to the House of Representatives, February 26, 1931. Veto of an act to increase the loan basis of adjusted services certificates (soldiers' bonus) -- Press conference statement, February 27, 1931. Plan to speed operation of bonus legislation passed over President's veto, with priority for needy veterans -- Executive order, February 27, 1931. Placing the government of the Virgin Islands under the supervision of the Department of the Interior -- Press statement, February 28, 1931. The Muscle Shoals problem is an engineering project transformed into a political issue. The facts in the case will be examined -- Message to the Senate, March 3, 1931. Veto of the Muscle Shoals Joint Resolution -- Press statement, March 4, 1931. Franco-Italian naval settlement praised -- Press statement, March 7, 1931. Reasons for the pocket veto of the Wagner Bill for the Improvement of Public Employment Agencies. (Letter from the Attorney General follows) -- Press statement, March 12, 1931. Announcement of the appointment of John R. Alpine as Special Assistant to the Secretary of Labor in Charge of the Extension of Federal Employment Service -- Press statement, March 13, 1931. Review of the efforts of the Federal Oil Conservation Board and various state authorities to solve the problem of the oil industry -- Address at San Juan, Porto Rico, March 24, 1931. Encouragement in economic struggle and pledge of cooperation -- Statement, March 26, 1931, on immigration policy and restrictions during the past five months -- Proclamation, April 7, 1931, appointing May Day to be Child Health Day -- Address, April 13, 1931, at the Opening Meeting of the Annual Convention of the American Red Cross, Washington, D.C. Praise for renewing and invigorating spiritual life of the nation -- Remarks made, April 13, 1931, in welcome to the Twenty-fifth Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors of the National Recreation Association. Recreation movement vital to public health and welfare -- Address, April 14, 1931, at the celebration of Pan American Day. The unity of purpose and ideals of the republics of this hemisphere -- Radio Address, April 14, 1931. The celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Alabama. The contribution of Tuskegee to the progress of the negro race -- Statement, April 24, 1931, to Committee on Negro Housing, of the President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership -- Press conference statement, April 24, 1931. Estimate of government expenditures for next fiscal year (with classification of expenditures on a functional basis) -- Press statement, April 25, 1931. Commending the annual observance of Better Homes Week -- Executive Order, April 25, 1931, establishing a council of personnel administration -- Address, April 27, 1931, at a Dinner of the Gridiron Club, Washington, D.C. Meeting the Depression by cooperation and individual effort -- Address, May 4, 1931, at the Opening Meeting of the Sixth General Congress of the International Chamber of Commerce, Washington, D.C. Plea for reduction of armaments as essential to peace and prosperity -- Press conference statement, May 12, 1931. Drought relief expenditures as reported by the Secretary of Agriculture -- Letter, May 14, 1931, to the Chief of Staff, General MacArthur. Praise for work of the Army Engineer Battalion in survey of interoceanic canal route across Nicaragua -- Letter, May 14, 1931, to the Secretary of Agriculture, suggesting further restrictions in leasing of national forests for wood production -- Address, May 21, 1931, Washington, D.C., on the occasion of the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the American National Red Cross. The spirit of the organization -- Press conference statement, May 22, 1931. No extra session of Congress to be called -- Address, May 30, 1931, at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. The source of wisdom is in the people, who are now passing through the Valley Forge of the Depression -- Statement, June 2, 1931, of savings by the Department of Agriculture -- Press statement, June 2, 1931. Budget savings -- Press release, June 5, 1931. Number of governmental employees -- Address, June 15, 1931, at the Dinner of the Indiana Republican Editorial Association, Indianapolis. Business depression and policies of government. The remedy for economic depression is not waste, but the creation and distribution of wealth -- Address, at Marion, Ohio, June 16, 1931, at the dedication of the Harding Memorial. Service and tragedy in the life of Warren G. Harding -- Address, at Springfield, Illinois, June 17, 1931, at the dedication of the remodeled tomb of Abraham Lincoln. A product of the people, and the symbol of union and of human rights -- Address, June 17, 1931, before a joint session of the Illinois Legislature at Springfield. The state legislatures are laboratories to try out new ideas in government -- Press statement, June 19, 1931. Announcement of conferences with party leaders on situation in Germany -- Press statement, June 20, 1931. Proposal of the American government to postpone during one year all payments of intergovernmental debts ("The moratorium") -- Press statement, July 3, 1931. Progress on Roads Program -- Message to be read by American Ambassador Willys at the unveiling, on July 4, 1931, of monument to Woodrow Wilson at Poznan, Poland -- Press statement.
Announcement, July 6, 1931, of acceptance in principle of moratorium by governments concerned -- Press conference statement, July 10, 1931, on short selling of wheat -- Press release, July 13, 1931. A summary of the work of the Tariff Commission -- Statement, July 14, 1931, on Muscle Shoals. Appointment of representatives to a commission -- Radio Address, July 16, 1931, from the White House to the fiftieth anniversary Convention of the International Christian Endeavor Societies Meeting in San Francisco, California. Praise for the aims and accomplishments of the Societies -- Press statement, July 23, 1931. Expression of satisfaction on accomplishments of the London Conference on Recovery from the Depression -- Press statement, July 31, 1931. Officials of Department of Agriculture to cooperate with local state authorities for relief in Northwestern and Central States -- Statement, August 4, 1931, of progress on Public Buildings Program -- Press conference statement, August 7, 1931. Problem of unemployment and plans for relief during coming winter -- Radio Address, August 8, 1931, from Rapidan Camp, Virginia, to World's Conference of Young Men's Christian Association, meeting at Cleveland, Ohio. Association work an opportunity for youth to promote common good -- Statement, August 12, 1931, that association of Community Chests is confident it can undertake unemployment relief during the coming winter -- Letter, August 12, 1931, to Surgeon General Hugh S. Cumming, requesting report on state of public health during Depression (encouraging reply from General Cumming is appended) -- Press statement, August 19, 1931. Announcement of the appointment of Walter S. Gifford as Head of Unemployment Relief Organizations -- Press conference statement, August 21, 1931, gratification from the response of the country to program for relief organization, also remarks on Public Health.
1932: Letter to the President, January 2, 1932, from Surgeon General Cumming. Most prosperous health year in the history of the country -- Message to Congress, January 4, 1932, urging prompt constructive action upon proposals for recovery -- Press conference statement, January 8, 1932. Economy in governmental expenditures necessary for recovery. We cannot squander ourselves into prosperity -- Press statement, January 22, 1932. Announcement of the signing of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation Act -- Press statement, January 23, 1932. Announcement of the pleasure from signing the act providing additional capital to the federal land banks -- Proclamation, February 1, 1932, designating the period from February 22 to Thanksgiving Day for the celebration of the bicentennial of the birth of George Washington -- Press statement, February 3, 1932. Appeal to citizens to stop hoarding of money -- Radio address, February 12, 1932, broadcast from the White House to the Lincoln Day Dinner of the National Republican Club of New York City. An expression of confidence in our popular ability to overcome difficulty -- Press conference statement, February 16, 1932, that hoarding of money is decreasing -- Message to Congress, February 17, 1932. Consolidation of government bureaus and general reorganization of departments urged as constructive economy measure -- Press conference statement, February 19, 1932. Condemnation of bear raids on the New York Stock Exchange -- Address, February 22, 1932, at a joint session of Congress, opening the celebration of the bicentennial of the birth of George Washington -- Press statement, February 24, 1932. Praise of Congressional action in reorganization of bureaus and departments of the government -- Press statement, February 26, 1932. Announcement of completion of investigation into bankruptcy laws and forecast of proposed message to Congress (February 29, 1932) -- Veto message to the United States Senate, February 26, 1932, returning an act for the relief of Alexander M. Proctor -- Press statement, February 27, 1932. Statement upon signing the Glass-Steagall Bank Credit Bill and outline of its purposes -- Message to Congress, February 29, 1932. Recommendations for strengthening procedure in the judicial system with special reference to criminal law and bankruptcy reform -- Radio address, March 6, 1932, broadcast from the White House, on the hoarding of money -- Press conference statement, March 8, 1932. Further efforts needed to balance the budget. Necessity for Congressional action -- Statement, March 9, 1932, correcting misimpression of Congressman Bryns on President's attitude toward governmental reorganization -- Telegram, March 15, 1932, to L.O. Broussard, Abbeville, Louisiana, expressing gratification on reopening of banks -- Press statement, March 19, 1932. An outline of the financial problems confronting the railroads and plans for assistance -- Proclamation, March 21, 1932. Setting aside May First as Child Health Day -- Letter, March 23, 1932, from the Attorney General, advising on the constitutionality of the bill limiting the use of injunctions in labor disputes (made public by the President when signing the bill) -- Message read at the launching of the S.S. Santa Rosa, March 24, 1932, at Kearney, New Jersey. The revival of the American shipbuilding industry -- Press conference statement, March 25, 1932. Balancing of the budget necessary for recovery from the Depression -- Press conference statement, March 25, 1932. Distribution of reconstruction finance corporation loans -- Message, March 26, 1932, to members of American Conference on Institutions for International Justice (read by James Brown Scott at opening session on May 2, 1932) -- Press conference statement, March 29, 1932. Reiteration of opposition to Bonus legislation as undoing every effort to balance the budget -- Press statement, April 1, 1932. Shipping Board should be abolished and Merchant Marine activities reorganized for government economy -- Message to Congress, April 4, 1932, urging the necessity for legislation to help balance the budget -- Press conference statement, April 5, 1932. Three general directions in which national expenses can be reduced, and the necessity for appropriate congressional action -- Press conference statement, April 5, 1932. Announcement of departure of Secretary Stimson for Geneva for sole purpose of assisting the Disarmament Conference. War debts not to be discussed -- Statement on commissions and committees (no date, evidently early in the month of April 1932) -- Letter to John McDuffie, April 7, 1932, inviting a Conference on Economy Legislation -- Address, April 9, 1932, at a Dinner of the Gridiron Club, Washington, D.C.A saving sense of humor and patriotic cooperation are needed in the present depression -- Letter to John McDuffie, April 12, 1932, suggesting further meetings to formulate economy legislation -- Press conference statement, April 12, 1932. Progress of conferences of administration officials and Congressmen on program for economy legislation -- Memorandum of proposed provisions in omnibus bill for amendment to various laws, April 16, 1932. Possible savings by the "five day week staggered furlough plan." -- Veto message to the United States Senate, April 25, 1932, returning act conferring jurisdiction upon the Court of Claims to hear claims of certain bands or tribes of Indians residing in the state of Oregon -- Veto message to the United States House of Representatives, April 27, 1932, at the Twenty-fourth Conference of Governors, Richmond, Virginia. The necessity for reform in taxation and in governmental expenditures -- Message to Congress, May 5, 1932. Balancing the budget necessary to allay fear and alarm now prevalent in this country -- Press conference statement, May 6, 1932. The restoration of confidence by balancing the budget a non-partisan issue now before the country -- Veto message, May 9, 1932, to the United States House of Representatives, returning an act to open hospital and other benefits to civilians who served in the Quartermaster Corps at various times -- Veto message to the United States House of Representatives, May 11, 1932, returning a tariff bill. Special opposition to the destruction of the flexible provisions in the Tariff Act of 1930 -- Press statement, May 12, 1932. Unity of action necessary to restore public confidence. Emergency powers of war time can be used to fight the Depression -- Letter, May 21, 1932, to Herbert S. Crocker, opposing huge public works program financed by bond issues. A balanced federal budget and unimpaired national credit indispensable to the restoration of economic and business confidence -- Press conference statement, May 27, 1932. Opposition to plan of relief by large expenditures of public money. A gigantic pork barrel and unexampled raid on the treasury -- Address, May 31, 1932, to the United States Senate, urging a balanced budget (delivered in person) -- Statement, June 5, 1932, of the results of the work of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation (a conference with the corporation directors held at the Rapidan Camp) -- Press statement, June 6, 1932, on signing the Revenue Act of 1932 -- Address at the commencement exercises of Howard University, Washington, D.C., June 10, 1932. Importance of training leaders of the negro race -- Press statement, June 11, 1932, on signing bill authorizing transfer of cases of juvenile delinquents to juvenile courts -- Press statement, June 13, 1932, in connection with Flag Day celebration. A renewal of faith in American traits -- Telegram, June 16, 1932, to Bertrand H. Snell, Chairman Republican National Convention, Chicago, Illinois, acknowledging renomination for presidency -- Press conference statement, June 17, 1932. Advantages of furlough plan and emergency powers in government reorganization now before Congress -- Press statement, June 22, 1932.
Announcement of proposals, made to Geneva Disarmament Conference, for world arms reduction (read to the Conference by Hugh Gibson) -- Press statement, June 24, 1932. Criticism of pork barrel features in the Garner and Wagner Bills now before Congress -- Press statement, June 30, 1932, on signing the Economy Bill. Criticism of certain of its features -- Veto message, July 1, 1932, to the United States Senate, returning bill relating to the rate of wages (with accompanying statement of the Secretary of Labor) -- Message to Congress, July 5, 1932, requesting a special appropriation to continue work of the President's Organization on Unemployment Relief -- Press statement, July 6, 1932. Objections to the Garner-Wagner Relief Bill, with special opposition to the position taken by Speaker Garner on individual loans -- Telegram, July 10, 1932, to Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt, of New York, advising him of progress of negotiations on the St. Lawrence Waterway -- Veto message, July 11, 1932, to the United States House of Representatives, returning the Garner-Wagner Relief Bill as dangerous to public credit -- Message, July 11, 1932, to Congress, recommending the amendment of the act creating the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, to change the personnel of the directors -- Statement, July 13, 1932. The Great Lakes Seaway -- Letter, July 14, 1932, to Senator Borah. The United States in no way committed by the Lausanne Agreements -- Press statement, July 17, 1932. Announcement of intention to sign the Relief Bill. Pork barrel features have been eliminated -- Press statement, July 18, 1932, on signing the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Waterway Treaty -- Press statement, July 22, 1932, on signing the Home Loan Bank Bill, with an outline of its purpose -- Press statement, July 23, 1932. Announcement of assent to request by Governor Winant, of New Hampshire, to discuss shorter week hours as means of wider distribution of employment.
1933: Press statement, for publication on January 2, 1933. A foreword to the Report of the President's Research Committee on Social Trends -- Statement, January 3, 1933, of recommendation to Congress of appropriations for expenses of participation by the United States in Arms Conference and International Economic Conference respectively -- Press conference statement, January 3, 1933. The reorganization of government departments blocked by Democratic leaders in Congress -- Message to Congress, January 5, 1933, notifying them of the death of Calvin Coolidge -- Proclamation, January 5, 1933, announcing the death of Calvin Coolidge -- Address, January 5, 1933, at the opening of the Conference on the Crisis in Education, Washington, D.C. Proper care and training of children more important than any other process of government -- Message to Congress, January 10, 1933, urging ratification of convention, signed at Geneva in 1925, for the suppression of international trade in arms and ammunition, and implements of war; or legislation to authorize the executive control of the same for military purposes -- Message to Congress, January 11, 1933. The recommendation of immediate passage of legislation to revise bankruptcy laws for relief of debtors -- Veto message, January 13, 1933, returning to the United States House of Representatives the Act providing for independence of the Philippine Islands -- Message to Congress, January 17, 1933. The urgent necessity for balancing the budget by reduction in expenditures and increase in revenues. A sales tax is recommended -- Statement, January 20, 1933, on Conference with President-elect Roosevelt. Foreign situation is canvassed -- Press conference statement, January 20, 1933. Regret at nullification by Congress of plan for governmental reorganization, with possible economies -- Veto message, January 24, 1933, returning to the United States House of Representatives the act making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies -- Statement, January 30, 1933, on appropriation bills now before Congress -- Veto message, January 30, 1933, returning to the United States Senate an act authorizing federal district court to hear and determine claims of Seminole Indians in State of Oklahoma -- Address, February 3, 1933, before first Interstate Conference of Legislators, Washington, D.C. Urgent need for scientific division of tax sources amongst governmental authorities -- Address, February 13, 1933, at Lincoln Day Dinner of the National Republican Club, New York City. International cooperation urged to restore economic condition of world recovery (return to the gold standard a primary step) -- Proclamation, February 14, 1933, calling the United States Senate in special session on March 4, 1933 -- Address, February 20, 1933, at the laying of the corner stone of the National Archives Building, Washington, D.C. To house the records of indissoluble union -- Message to Congress, February 30, 1933. Eight measures urged upon Congress for enactment, in order to promote economic recovery -- Address, February 23, 1933, at the laying of the corner stone of the Department of Justice Building, Washington, D.C. Law the foundation stone of organized society -- Press statement, February 25, 1933. Expression of satisfaction on signing bill authorizing the Supreme Court to prescribe rules of practice and procedure for lower federal courts in criminal cases after verdict (accompanying letter of endorsement of the act by the attorney general) -- Press statement, March 4, 1933, on pocket veto of Independent Offices Appropriation Bill (the bill not signed, "in order that it may be reviewed in the next session") -- Index.
Address, October 6, 1930, at the Twelfth Annual Convention of the American Legion, Boston, Massachusetts. The promotion of peace and ideals of citizenship -- Address, October 6, 1930, at the Fiftieth Annual Convention of the American Federation of Labor, Boston, Massachusetts. Stability in employment -- Address, October 7, 1930, at Kings Mountain Battlefield, in celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the battle. The principles and ideals of American life -- Press statement, October 17, 1930. Formation of an Emergency Committee for Employment -- Telegram, October 21, 1930, to Seward Prosser, Chairman of Emergency Employment Committee, New York City. Appreciation of work of the Committee -- Proclamation, October 22, 1930, Prohibiting exportation of arms and munitions of war to Brazil -- Press conference statement, October 24, 1930. No necessity for special session of Congress to deal with employment -- Radio address, October 27, 1930, in world broadcast on the occasion of the deposit of ratifications of the London Naval Treaty -- Press conference statement, October 28, 1930. Denunciation of the charges of Ralph S. Kelley of dishonesty in the leasing of oil lands by the Department of the Interior -- Telegram, October 31, 1930, to J.H. Case, praise for the response of the American people to the Community Chest Campaign -- Proclamation, November 6, 1930. Thursday, November 27, 1930, designated as Thanksgiving Day -- Announcement, November 8, 1930, of recommendation to Congress of special emergency appropriations for public works -- Address at the Dinner of the Association of National Advertisers, Washington, D.C., November 10, 1930. Importance of maintaining public confidence -- Armistice Day address, November 11, 1930, at Annual Conference of the World Alliance for International Friendship through the Churches, Washington, D.C. The obligation to promote peace and prevent war -- Press statement, November 15, 1930. The President praises the coming Child Conference -- Executive order, November 18, 1930. The use of eligible registers, established primarily for the executive civil service of the United States, for filling vacancies in the municipal service of the District of Columbia -- Address, November 19, 1930, at Constitution Hall, Washington, D.C., at the Opening Session of the White House Conference on Child Health and Protection. The safeguards and services to childhood -- Press conference statement, November 25, 1930. Racketeering a problem for the states. A need for law enforcement and not more laws -- Radio address, December 2, 1930, broadcast from Washington, D.C., to boys and girls of the 4-H Clubs in convention at Chicago, Illinois. Children urged to help in health drive -- Second Annual Message to Congress, December 2, 1930. (Third Session of the Seventy-first Congress.) "Information of the State of the Union." -- Message to Congress transmitting budget for 1932. Dated December 1, 1930, but presented to Congress on December 3, 1930 -- Letter, December 4, 1930, to the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Estimated appropriation for emergency construction fund -- Press conference statement, December 9, 1930. Warning against raids upon the public treasury, and relief legislation for political purposes -- Message to the United States Senate, December 10, 1930. Three protocols concerning adherence of the United States to the Permanent Court of International Justice transmitted -- Address, December 13, 1930, at a Dinner of the Gridiron Club, Washington, D.C. Plea for cooperation of Democratic Party and protest against excessive expenditures by government -- Message to the United States Senate, December 16, 1930. No report made by the Emergency Committee on Unemployment -- Press statement, December 23, 1930, details of government expenditures on public works for relief of unemployment and of agriculture -- Press statement, December 30, 1930. Announcement of plan for consolidation of Eastern railways.
Press statement, July 28, 1932. Explanation of the use of troops, at the request of the authorities of the District of Columbia, to control the so-called Bonus Marchers (including letter from the President of the Board of Commissioners and reply thereto) -- Press conference statement, July 29, 1932. Comment on the use of troops to compel evacuation of the national capital by the so-called Bonus Army. (The Constitution and the authority of the law will be upheld) -- Press statement, July 29, 1932. Outline of nine-point program of concerted action for economic recovery -- Address, August 11, 1932, accepting the Republican nomination for president. Constitution Hall, Washington, D.C. -- Address, August 14, 1932, accepting on behalf of the government the memorial statue to James, Cardinal Gibbons, Washington, D.C. -- Press statement, August 14, 1932. Announcement of meeting (on August 26th) of business and industrial committees to organize a concerted program of economic action for recovery -- Address, August 26, 1932, to the Conference of the Federal Reserve District Banking and Industrial Committees, Washington, D.C. Review of the causes of continued Depression and suggestions for remedial aid -- Press statement, September 9, 1932. Announcement of the speeding up of federal construction as an aid to employment -- Press statement, September 10, 1932, making public the Report of the Attorney General on the so-called Bonus Riots (part of the report included) -- Form letter, September 10, 1932, sent to executives of all governmental activities, urging that budget estimates for year 1933-1934 be reduced -- Press statement, September 14, 1932. Restatement of opposition to payment of bonus certificates prior to maturity -- Address, September 15, 1932, at the Opening Meeting of the Welfare and Relief Mobilization Conference at the White House, Washington, D.C. Definite tasks to be undertaken by voluntary agencies -- Telegram, September 20, 1932, to Governor Pinchot, of Pennsylvania. Refusal to interfere with the business of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation -- Address, September 26, 1932, at laying of the corner stone of the new Post Office Department Building, Washington, D.C. The growth and importance of the Postal Service in American history -- Statement, September 27, 1932. Policy of the Department of Agriculture with regard to repaying of crop production loans -- Telegram, September 27, 1932, to Governor Turner, of Iowa, announcing various efforts to meet difficulties in connection with farm mortgages -- Radio address, September 29, 1932, from Washington, D.C. to the New York Herald-Tribune Women's Conference on Current Problems at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City. The ideals of the "Children's Charter" to be brought to reality -- Address, October 1, 1932, to delegates of Republican Joint National Planning Committee to get out the negro vote. The protection of negro rights is pledged -- Campaign speech at Des Moines, Iowa, October 4, 1932. Agriculture -- Campaign speech at Fort Wayne, Indiana, October 5, 1932 (train stop address). Campaign falsehoods -- Radio address, October 7, 1932, from the White House, to the women who were organizing support of the administration in the election campaign. Three great tasks before the nation -- Address, October 12, 1932, at the Meeting of the American Bar Association, Washington, D.C. Lawyers urged to perform duties of citizenship -- Campaign speech at Cumberland, Maryland, October 15, 1932 (train stop remarks). The protective tariff -- Campaign speech at Cleveland, Ohio, October 15, 1932. Unemployment and wage and salary earners -- Radio address, October 16, 1932. Appeal in campaign for Community funds for relief during winter of 1932-1933 -- Campaign speech at Charleston, West Virginia, October 22, 1932. Importance of the protective tariff to West Virginia -- Campaign speech at Detroit, Michigan, October 22, 1932. Attack upon statements of Democratic candidate concerning finances and review of the administration's emergency program -- Letter, October 24, 1932, to Robert L. O'Brien, Chairman United States Tariff Commission. Investigation requested of certain tariff schedules involved in depreciated currencies abroad -- Address, October 24, 1932, at Opening Meeting of the Convention of the American Health Association, Washington, D.C. Government support to local health units is advocated -- Statement, October 26, 1932, on flood control contracts -- Navy Day statement, October 27, 1932. Obligation to build Navy to full strength provided by the London Agreement if the Naval Conference should fail -- Campaign Speech at Indianapolis, Indiana, October 28, 1932. Contrast of Administration policies with those of the Democratic Party and candidates -- Campaign speech at Madison Square Garden, New York City, October 31, 1932. The campaign a contrast between two philosophies of government (analysis of Democratic proposals to the foundations of American national life) -- Proclamation, November 3, 1932, inviting the observance of November 11, 1932, as Armistice Day -- Proclamation, November 3, 1932, setting aside November 24, 1932, as Thanksgiving Day -- Campaign speech at St. Louis, Missouri, November 4, 1932. The Democratic campaign one of avoidances, (account of the Dawes Bank Incident in Chicago and of the German moratorium) -- Campaign speech at St. Paul, Minnesota, November 5, 1932. Importance of economic recovery (administration measures to accomplish this, compared with Democratic policies developed during the campaign) -- Campaign speech at Salt Lake City, Utah, November 7, 1932. Review of Republican policies and Democratic proposals (special reference to the questions of Philippine sugar, of silver, and of the futility of war) -- Campaign speech by radio from Elko, Nevada, November 7, 1932. Election results will affect welfare of generations to come -- Address, November 12, 1932, at Glendale, California. Appeal to Republicans to cooperate with the new administration -- Address, November 12, 1932, at Boulder Dam, Nevada. The purposes of the construction of Boulder Dam -- Telegram, November 12, 1932, to Governor Roosevelt, of New York. An invitation to confer in Washington on the war debt situation -- Statement, November 19, 1932, on cabinet meeting to reduce and balance the budget for the succeeding year (1934) -- Press statement, November 23, 1932. Summary of views upon the war debts situation -- Press statement, November 26, 1932. Commendation of five years of research work by the Committee on the Costs of Medical Care -- Fourth annual message to Congress, December 6, 1932 (Second session of the Seventy-second Congress). "Information of the State of the Union" -- Message, transmitting the budget for 1934 to Congress on December 7, 1932 (message dated December 5, 1932). Also in appendix the text of legislation concerning compensation reduction of federal employees -- Proclamation, December 8, 1932, postponing date of expiration of lending power of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation -- Message to Congress, December 9, 1932. To group, coordinate and consolidate government agencies according to major purposes -- Address, December 10, 1932, at a Dinner of the Gridiron Club, Washington, D.C. Need for the two party system, but for cooperation with the new administration -- Address, December 12, 1932, in accepting in behalf of the nation the gift of Analostan Island, as a memorial to Theodore Roosevelt, from James R. Garfield, President of the Roosevelt Memorial Association -- Address, December 15, 1932, at the laying of the corner stone of the building for the uses of the Department of Labor and of the Interstate Commerce Commission -- Message to the United States Congress, December 19, 1932. Difficulties in international finance and relation of the war debts thereto -- Press statement, December 22, 1932.
Failure of the President-elect to accept suggestion of cooperation of the war debts problem (including exchange of telegrams with Governor Roosevelt, dated December 17, 19, 20 and 21, 1932).
Proclamation, September 3, 1931, recommending the celebration of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, on October 18th and 19th, 1931 -- Press statement, September 4, 1931. Progress of Federal Building Program in aid to unemployed -- Proclamation, September 11, 1931, inviting the people of the United States to observe October 11, 1931, as Pulaski Memorial Day -- Press statement, September 15, 1931, announcement of Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership to be held in December, 1931 -- Address, September 21, 1931, to the Thirteenth Annual Convention of the American Legion at Detroit, Michigan. Opposition by veterans to any additional governmental expenditures is urged as patriotic service -- Press conference statement, September 25, 1931. All interests urged to follow American Legion and withhold pressure on Congress for increased expenditures.
Telegram, November 23, 1929, sent by the President to the governors of the states. Appeal for aid against depression by stimulation of state works -- First Annual Message to Congress, December 3, 1929. Communicated to the two houses at the beginning of the Second Session of the Seventy-first Congress. "Information of the state of the union." -- Message, December 4, 1929. Transmitting to Congress the budget for 1931 -- Press statement, December 5, 1929. Analysis of the budget, instituted by President Hoover. Federal government appropriations grouped upon a functional basis -- Address, December 5, 1929, at Conference of Business Leaders at Chamber of Commerce of the United States. Responsibility and opportunity for stabilization of economic welfare -- Letter to Congress, December 5, 1929. Transmitting the Fifteenth Annual Report of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. Aviation's outstanding problems are increased safety and decreased costs -- Message to Congress, December 7, 1929. Request for the authorization of a commission to investigate conditions in Haiti -- Letter, December 13, 1929, to Dr. S.J. Crumbine, suggesting examination of conditions in Porto Rico as affecting children -- Address before the Gridiron Club, Washington, D.C., December 14, 1929. The use of commissions and committees -- Announcement, December 19, 1929, of the creation of the Research Committee on Social Trends -- Statement, December 23, 1929, in connection with the signing of the bill for the construction of additional hospitals for veterans -- Letter, December 26, 1929, to James J. Scully, President, Building Trades Employers' Association. Jurisdictional disputes and the necessity for amicable adjustment -- Letter, December 30, 1929, to Dr. W.O. Thompson, trials and compensations of the presidential office, and explanation of the value of the commission plan for fact-finding.
volume 1: March 4, 1929 to October 1, 1931 -- 1929: Inaugural address, March 4, 1929 -- Relations of the President with the press. Remarks made at first press conference at the White House, March 5, 1929 (statement released March 7, 1929) -- Proclamation of March 7, 1929, calling extra session of Congress to meet on April 15, 1929 -- Press conference statement, March 8, 1929. The purpose and scope of the Law Enforcement Commission -- Press conference statement, March 8, 1929. Changes in personnel of the government -- Press conference statement, March 12, 1929. Government policy on oil leases -- Executive order, March 14, 1929. Government policy on oil leases amplified -- Proclamation establishing national origins as basis of immigration quotas, March 22, 1929 -- Press conference statement, March 22, 1929. Opposition to the national origins basis for immigration -- Proclamation March 25, 1929. Designating May First as Child Health Day -- Press conference statement, March 26, 1929. Reorganization of the Republican Party in the South in order to end abuse of patronage -- Better Homes. Article published in Child Welfare magazine, April, 1929 -- Message (April 1, 1929) for Thirty-third Convention of National Congress of Parents and Teachers, to meet in Washington, D.C., in May, 1929. Obedience to law the first lesson in self-government -- Letter to E.K. Jones, April 1, 1929. Commendation of work of training negroes for economic independence -- Message on college men in politics. Published in Yale News, April 1929 -- Address before the Gridiron Club, Washington, D.C., April 13, 1929. The press and public opinion. Latin American relations -- Message to the First Session of the Seventy-first Congress, April 16, 1929. Special session for farm relief and limited changes in the tariff -- Statement, April 16, 1929, sent to C.M. Tremaine. Importance of musical appreciation -- Letter to Herman Bernstein, April 16, 1929. Tribute to Albert Einstein on his fiftieth birthday -- Press conference statement, April 19, 1929. Unity needed in ranks of farmers to succeed in farm relief -- Letter to Senator Charles L. McNary, April 20, 1929. Weaknesses of export debenture plan for agricultural relief -- Address at Annual Luncheon of the Associated Press, New York City, April 22, 1929. Respect for law a national duty -- Address before American Institute of Architects at Meeting on development of City of Washington held in United States Chamber of Commerce building, Washington, D.C., April 25, 1929 -- Executive Order, May 1, 1929. Eligibility order, May 1, 1929. Eligibility for position of postmaster -- Documents relating to the removal of William A. DeGroot from Office of United States Attorney, Eastern district of New York -- Letter to the President from Attorney William D. Mitchell, May 1, 1929 -- Statement to the press, issued by the Attorney General, April 30, 1929 -- Order by the President, removing William A. DeGroot from office, May 1, 1929 -- Text of the address of Hugh Gibson before the Arms Parley, April 22, 1929. Address prepared in conference with President Hoover -- Press conference statement, May 7, 1929. Naval reduction and Geneva Conference results -- Message to National Federation of Men's Bible Classes, in Convention at Baltimore, Md., May 12, 1929 -- Press conference statement, May 14, 1929. Legal status of flood control -- Remarks at the initial Meeting of the National Law Enforcement Commission, May 28, 1929 -- Address, May 30, 1929 (Memorial exercises at Arlington National Cemetery). Armament limitation should support Kellogg Pact -- Special message to Congress, June 6, 1929. Reorganization of Federal Bureaus connected with prohibition enforcement -- Remarks at laying of the corner stone of the new Department of Commerce building in Washington, June 10, 1929 -- Proclamation, June 25, 1929. Declaring Boulder Canyon Project Act effective -- Press conference statement, June 25, 1929. Colorado River Proclamation makes effective the compact among six of the seven states in the Colorado River Basin -- Proclamation, June 26, 1929, inviting observance of October Eleventh as one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the death of Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski -- Press conference statement, July 2, 1929. Announcement of proposed White House Conference on the Health and Protection of Children -- Remarks at the first meeting of the Federal Farm Board, July 15, 1929. Responsibilities and problems before the board -- Proclamation, July 18, 1929, on exportation of arms or munitions of war to Mexico -- Press conference statement, July 23, 1929. Investigation into probable increase in federal government expenditures -- Address, July 24, 1929, on proclamation of Kellogg-Briand Peace Pact -- Press statement, July 24, 1929. Suspension in Cruiser building -- Press statement, July 28, 1929. French ratification of the Mellon-Berenger Debt Agreement -- Remarks made, July 29, 1929, at the initial meeting of the planning committee of the proposed White House Conference on Child Health and Protection -- Letter to Paul V. McNutt, National Commander of the American Legion, July 30, 1929. Naval parity with Great Britain a matter for agreement rather than competitive building -- Letter to W.E. Carson, August 2, 1929. Proposal to make the Rapidan Camp in Virginia a part of the Shenandoah National Park -- Address at Madison Courthouse, Virginia, August 17, 1929. Appreciation of the Rapidan Camp as a week-end relief. Response to the welcome to the state of Virginia -- Press conference statement, August 6, 1929. Plan to end crowding in federal prisons -- Press conference statement, August 13, 1929. Development of California state water resources and proposed erection of a bridge across San Francisco Bay -- Letter to Joseph M. Dixon, August 21, 1929. Public lands and reclamation service. Communication to be read by Mr. Dixon to Conference of Governors of Public Land States Meeting at Salt Lake City, Utah, August 26th and 27th, 1929 -- Telegram to Zionist Organization of America, August 29, 1929. Expression of sympathy for American Jews who suffered from disturbances in Palestine -- Press conference statement, September 6, 1929. Naval Disarmament Conference and adverse propaganda -- Press conference statement, September 10, 1929. Evidence of propaganda against international naval negotiations -- Press conference statement, September 10, 1929. Question concerning delay in Lower Mississippi Flood control work -- Letter to Mrs. Ella A. Boole, September 17, 1929. Need for education in temperance. Message, read at Annual Convention of National Women's Christian Temperance Union, Indianapolis, Indiana, beginning September 20, 1929 -- Radio address, September 18, 1929. Problems of preparedness and peace. Address delivered on occasion of dedication of new studio of station WABC, New York City -- Press statement, September 24, 1929. Importance of flexible tariff -- Letter to Paul F. Clark, September 25, 1929. Importance of life insurance institutions. (Read at Morning Session of Annual Convention of National Association of Life Underwriters, September 26, 1929) -- Letter to Fred E. Britten, September 26, 1929. Appointive responsibility of the President and requirements of public service. A reply to the patronage protests of certain Florida Republicans on appointment of W.P. Hughes as United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida -- Joint statement issued by the President and Prime Minister MacDonald, October 7, 1929, after the visit to the Rapidan Center -- Press conference statement, October 8, 1929. Friendly and frank conversations with Prime Minister MacDonald -- Joint statement issued by the President and the prime minister, progress and nature of the negotiations. (Released for publication, October 10, 1929) -- Telegram to Prime Minister MacDonald, October 16, 1929, on his leaving the United States -- Press conference statement, October 18, 1929.
Personnel and purpose of the Commission on Conservation and Administration of the Public Domain -- Address at Dearborn, Michigan, October 21, 1929, at the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the invention of the incandescent electric lamp by Thomas A. Edison -- Address, October 22, 1929, in connection with the celebration of the completion of the Ohio River Improvement Project. Delivered at Eden Park, Cincinnati, Ohio -- Address at Louisville, Kentucky, October 23, 1929, in celebration of the completion of the nine-foot channel of the Ohio River from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Cairo, Illinois. The Program of the Administration for the Development of Internal Waterways -- Press statement, October 26, 1929. Tribute to Theodore Roosevelt in connection with Navy Day celebration of his birth -- Proclamation, November 5, 1929. Appointing November Twenty-eighth as Thanksgiving Day -- Proclamation, November 7, 1929. Inviting the nation to observe Armistice Day, November Eleventh, with appropriate ceremonies -- Armistice Day address, November 11, 1919, Washington Auditorium, Washington, D.C. Preparedness for peace and immunity for food ships -- Executive order, November 11, 1929. Limitation on employment of officers or employees of the federal government -- Press statement, November 15, 1929. Announcement of conferences of business and governmental agencies on maintaining business progress -- Press conference statement, November 19, 1929. Railroad executives at White House conference state their determination to cooperate in the maintenance of employment and business progress -- Press statement, November 21, 1929. Conference of industrial and business leaders endorses President's program for progress of business and maintenance of employment -- Press statement, November 21, 1929. Representatives of employers and of labor favor maintenance of wage scales to prevent conflicts.
volume 2: October 1, 1931, to March 4, 1933 -- 1931: Press statement, October 1, 1931 (including telegram from Governor Caulfield of Missouri). Announcement that the state of Missouri is organized to care for the unemployed -- Press statement, October 6, 1931. Outline of program to secure cooperation of bankers and others to relieve financial difficulties of the people -- Address, October 8, 1931, at the Fourth Pan American Commercial Conference, Washington, D.C. Nations should curb non-productive lending -- Expression of appreciation addressed to Women's League for Peace and Freedom, October 10, 1931. The petitions received -- Radio address, October 12, 1931, from the White House to the Opening Meeting of the International Association of Chiefs of Police at St. Petersburg, Florida. Instead of glorification of gangsters we should have glorification of policemen who do their duty -- Press conference statement, October 16, 1931. Drastic economies in public expenditures are proposed with special reference to naval budget -- Radio address, October 18, 1931, from Fortress Monroe, Virginia. Appeal for voluntary community relief of the unemployed -- Address at Yorktown, Virginia, October 19, 1931, at the ceremonies in commemoration of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the surrender of Cornwallis. Significance of Yorktown in American ideas and ideals -- Statement, October 23, 1931, by the President and the Premier of France, upon exchange of views in their conversations -- Press conference, statement, October 24, 1931, issued at Conference for French and American Newspaper Representatives. The results of conversations with Premier Laval -- Joint statement by President Hoover and Premier Laval, October 25, 1931. Informal and cordial discussions but no commitments (special emphasis upon the restoration of economic stability and confidence-the gold standard to be maintained) -- Radio address, October 25, 1931, from the White House to the Methodist Ecumenical Congress Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. A plea for cooperation against war -- Statement, October 25, 1931. No suggestion on revision of the Polish Corridor -- Navy Day statement, October 27, 1931. The Navy a force for defense, not offense -- Press statement, October 27, 1931. Early independence of the Philippines is opposed. Economic stability of the islands a first necessity -- Proclamation, November 3, 1931, designating Thursday, November 26, 1931, as Thanksgiving Day -- Press statement, November 4, 1931. Progress of federal program of aid to the unemployed by the increase in construction of public buildings -- Statement, November 4, 1931, on building and loan associations -- Press conference statement, November 6, 1931. Announcement for reductions in departmental budgets. Sound fiscal position of the federal government necessary for the return of prosperity -- Address, November 11, 1931, at Washington, D.C., at dedication of the Memorial to the Soldiers and Sailors of the World War from the District of Columbia. The problem of the establishment of world peace -- Press statement, November 12, 1931. Announcement of reduction in Navy budget with continued construction and no decrease in personnel -- Press statement, November 13, 1931. Purposes and principles of the establishment of a system of home loan discount banks, to be proposed to Congress -- Radio Address, November 14, 1931, from the White House to the Meeting of the Liberal Arts Colleges Association. The importance of these colleges in our educational system -- Press statement, November 19, 1931. Announcement of release for publication of the unanimous Report of the Commission on Muscle Shoals -- Address, December 2, 1931, at the Opening Meeting of the Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership. The problem of home ownership-its promotion and protection -- Third Annual Message to Congress, December 8, 1931. (Communicated to the First Session of the Seventy-second Congress.) "Information of the State of the Union" -- Message, transmitting the budget for 1933 to Congress on December 9, 1931 (message dated December 7) -- Message to Congress, December 10, 1931, on foreign affairs -- Press statement, December 11, 1931. Review of the twelve parts of the non-partisan economic program for recovery. An appeal for cooperation -- Address, December 12, 1931, at a Dinner of the Gridiron Club, Washington, D.C. The president, the political party, and the press -- Press release, December 14, 1931. Summary of the budget on a functional basis (with statement of expenditures on construction in aid to unemployed) -- Message to Congress, December 17, 1931, transmitting the Report of the Muscle Shoals Commission -- Press conference statement, December 18, 1931. Proposals for financial assistance to the railroads -- Press statement, December 23, 1931. Expression of gratification on signing Act Authorizing Foreign Debt Postponement -- Press conference statement, December 29, 1931. Consolidation of government bureaus and reorganization of departments urged as constructive economy measure.
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