September

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T100594

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Index cards listing events in President Wilson's life.

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Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum staff

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Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum

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Contributor

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pdf file

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English

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September 1

1917 The Grain Corporation was created and was to fix the price of grain and was to finance the crops of 1917-19.

1915 Germany gives the “Arabic Pledge” that liners would not be sunk without warning.

1916 President Wilson signs the Keating-Owen Child Labour Act.

1886 “Prospects for a New National Party” is Woodrow Wilson’s first draft of a political essay.

1887 Woodrow Wilson’s short story “The World and John Hart- A Sketch in Outline.” is written.

1890 The Woodrow Wilsons have moved to Princeton, New Jersey.

September 2

1922 Woodrow Wilson makes a Labor Day speech at Buffalo, New York.

1916 President Wilson delivers an address at Shadow Lawn, New Jersey, accepting renomination for President of the United States.

September 3

1916 The Bill called the “Adamson Bill" was signed by President Wilson which established an eight hour work day on interstate railroads.

1919 President Hilson leaves Washington for Pacific Coast for purpose of making a series of addresses en route explaining the Treaty of Paris with Germany and the League of Nations.

September 4

1914 President Wilson delivers an address at a joint session of Congress urging that $100 million be raised through internal taxes, due to the great decrease in importations and the industrial area affected by the European War.

1916 President Wilson delivers an address at Hodgenville, Kentucky, on the occasion of the acceptance by the War Department of a deed of gift to the Nation by the Lincoln Farm Association of the Lincoln birthplace farm.

1919 President Wilson makes speeches at Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana as part of his tour for the League of Nations.

September 5

1919 President Wilson makes speeches at the Hotel Statler in St. Louis, Missouri and at the Coliseum in St. Louis, Missouri as part of his tour for the League of Nations.

September 6

1919 President Wilson makes speeches at Kansas City, Missouri and Des Moines, Iowa as part of his tour for the League of Nations.

September 7

1916 The United States Shipping Board is created by the President Wilson. It was formed to acquire merchant vessels for sale or charter to United States citizens.

September 8
1915 President Wilson notifies the Government of Austria to recall Ambassador Dumba because of unneutral and unfriendly actions to the United States.

1920 Air Mail Service is established between New York and San Francisco

1916 President Wilson addresses the Women's Suffrage Convention at Atlantic City, New Jersey.

1919 President Wilson makes speeches at Omaha, Nebraska and Sioux Falls, South Dakota as part of his tour for the League of Nations.

September 9

1919 President Wilson makes speeches before the Minnesota Legislature at St. Paul and
at the Auditorium at St. Paul as part of his tour for the League of Nations.

September 10

1919 President Wilson delivers speeches at Bismarck, North Dakota and at Mandan, North Dakota as part of his tour for the League of Nations.

1914 President Wilson signed the Federal Trade Commision Act.

September 11

1875 Woodrow Wilson entered Princeton College at Princeton, New Jersey. He was elected one of the editors of the "Princetonian” and was a debater. Wilson was interested in music and had a good tenor voice and became a member of the College Glee Club.

1919 President Wilson makes speeches at Helena, Montana and at Billings, Montana as part of his tour for a League of Nations.

September 12

1919 President Wilson makes speeches at Coeur d’Alene , Idaho and at Spokane , Washington as part of his tour for a League of Nations.

September 13

1919 President Wilson makes speeches at Tacoma, Washington and at Seattle, Washington as part of his tour for a League of Nations.

September 15

1910 Woodrow Wilson nominated for Governor of New Jersey by the Democratic Party.

1919 President makes a speech at Portland, Oregon as part of his tour for a League of Nations.

1893 The historical essay “A Calendar of Great Americans” is written by Woodrow Wilson.

September 16

1883 Woodrow Wilson is engaged to Ellen Axson of Rome, Georgia.

September 17

1919 President Wilson makes speeches at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco and at the
Auditorium in San Francisco as part of his tour for a League of Nations.

1919 President Wilson sends a telegraphic call from San Francisco to twenty-two men for a conference at Washington on October 6 for the purpose of discussing the labor situation in the country and the possibility of formulating plans for the development of a new relationship between capital and labor.

September 18

1914 Presidential Proclamation appointing a national day of prayer and supplication

1919 President Wilson makes speeches at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco and at Oakland, California as part of his tour for a League of Nations.

1883 Woodrow Wilson enters Johns Hopkins University to earn his doctorate degree.

September 19

1919 President Wilson makes a speech at San Diego, California as part of his tour for a League of Nations.

September 20

1919 President Wilson makes a speech at Los Angeles, California as part of his tour for a League of Nations.

1904 Woodrow Wilson delivers an address on the Nature of History "The Variety and Unity of History" gIven at the Division of Historical Science of the International Congress of Arts and Sciences of the Universal Exposition in St. Louis

September 21

1885 Woodrow Wilson begins teaching at Bryn Mawr School for girls.

September 22

1919 President Wilson makes a speech at Reno, Nevada as part of his tour for a League of Nations.

September 23

1916 President Wilson delivers an address at Shadow Lawn, New Jersey, opening his campaign for President of the United States.

1919 President Wilson makes a speech at Salt Lake City, Utah as part of his tour for a League of Nations.

1889 Woodrow Wilson's The State is published in book form.

September 24

1919 President Wilson makes a speech at Cheyenne, Wyoming as part of his tour for a League of Nations.

September 25

1916 President Wilson delivers an address before the Grain Dealer's Association in Baltimore, Maryland. This was part of his election speeches.

1919 President Wilson makes speeches at Denver, Colorado and Pueblo, Colorado as part of his tour for a League of Nations.

September 26

1914 President Wilson signs the bill creating the Federal Trade Commision which would investigate and regulate business and corporate practices by a five member commision.

1919 President Wilson in his train bound for Wichita, Kansas is taken ill and upon advice of his doctor the remainder of his trip is cancelled. He returns to Washington, having made forty addresses in twenty-two days, in seventeen states, and traveled eight thousand miles.

September 27

1918 President Wilson delivers an address at upcoming of the campaign for the Fourth Liberty Loan in New York City.

September 28

1919 President Wilson arrives in Washington, DC after having been taken ill while on his trip to get support for his League of Nations.

September 30

1918 President Wilson delivers an address to the Senate of the United States concerning the constitutional amendment proposing the extension of the suffrage to women.

1897 "Patriotic Citizenship" an address prepared by Woodrow Wilson for exercises of Mercer Engine Company No . 3 to commemorate the death of General Hugh Mercer at the Battle of Princeton.

1908 Woodrow Wilson makes an address on "The Banker and the Nation" at the annual convention of the American Bankers Association at Denver, Colorado

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Woodrow Wilson Birthplace (Staunton, Va.), “September,” T100594, Woodrow Wilson Day by Day Cards, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum, Staunton, Virginia.