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13th Annual Theodore Roosevelt Symposium

Join us as we explore Roosevelt's relations with women and, more importantly, his broader understanding of the role of women in American politics and American life.

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The Theodore Roosevelt Center is creating a comprehensive archive

of the papers of Theodore Roosevelt, including more than a million Roosevelt documents: letters, cartoons, photos, films, scrapbooks, diaries, & newspaper articles.

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The creation of this immense resource capitalizes on the talents

and contributions of a worldwide network of dedicated individuals. Volunteers at the TR Center play an important part in our work.

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The continued growth of the Theodore Roosevelt Center and the

digital library depends on contributions from groups and individuals, including financial support and donations of TR-related materials.

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About TR

Statesman, intellectual, adventurer and family man, Theodore Roosevelt lived “The Strenuous Life” with vigor and passion.

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Theodore Roosevelt Biography in Brief

Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th President of the United States. He was born on October 27, 1858, in New York City and died on January 6, 1919. In the sixty intervening years he lived one of the most strenuous lives in American history.

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Browse our latest articles regarding the people, places and events of Theodore Roosevelt's era and beyond.

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Theodore Roosevelt and "Fake News"

In March of 1898, the New York Sun ran an article in which Theodore Roosevelt declared that an interview with him published in the New York Journal was an “invention from beginning to end" - evidence that "fake news" is anything but new.

Women in the Arena (and a bit of Roosevelt, too)

For a man whose whole life appears to embody a Cult of Masculinity, Theodore Roosevelt was surprisingly enlightened about the roles and rights of women. Beginning with his senior thesis at Harvard, and extending through his whole remarkable life, TR argued that women should have better protections and broader rights in American society.

Join us as we explore Roosevelt's relations with the women in his life—and, more importantly, his broader understanding of the role of women in American politics and American life, including Jane Addams, Margaret Sanger, Emma Goldman, and others.

Digitization Update April 2018

Check out our digitization update for April!

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THE TR TIMELINE

Find significant dates in Theodore Roosevelt’s life, both personal and public, including the time he spent in the Badlands of Dakota Territory.

TR's Life at a Glance

The Life of Theodore Roosevelt

Learn about the major events of Theodore Roosevelt's life from his birth in 1858 to his death in 1919.

A Look at TR in the Dakota Badlands

TR in the Badlands

Theodore Roosevelt's time in the Dakota badlands shaped the man he became. It was where, according to TR, "the romance of my life began."

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Collections

Learn about the many collections included in the Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library, including items from the Library of Congress, Harvard College Library, six National Park Service sites, and more.

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Advisory Board

The Theodore Roosevelt Center Advisory Board is comprised of a group of highly talented and dedicated scholars, historians, librarians and educators.

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FEATURED RECORDS

The Dresden Literary American Club

During their stay in Germany, three Roosevelt children and their Elliott cousins formed the Dresde...

Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt reading a book

This photograph is a half-length profile portrait of Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt seated while rea...

Theodore Roosevelt and Skip on hunting trip

Theodore Roosevelt is shown reading a book, seated in doorway of West Divide Creek ranch house. On...

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