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The last stand - science versus superstition

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Print shows five men labeled "Newton, Abbott, Briggs, Savage, [and] Adler" and one man holding a flag that states "Think or be Damned" with a machine gun labeled "History, Archaeology, Evolution, Enlightenment, [and] Geology." These men are standing among boxes of ammunition labeled "Scientific Facts, Historical Facts, [and] Rational Religion" and taking aim at a group of clergy on the drawbridge of a castle. The clergymen are labeled "Medieval Dogmatism" armed with halberds and a banner that states "Believe or be Damned."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Science; History; Religion; Clergy; Gatling guns; Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922; Adler, Felix, 1851-1933; Newton, Richard Heber, 1840-1914; Savage, Minot J. (Minot Judson), 1841-1918; Briggs, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1841-1913

Date: 1899-07-19

Letter from Lawrence F. Abbott to Theodore Roosevelt

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Lawrence Abbot responds to Vice President Roosevelt's letter to his father, Lyman Abbott, who is on vacation. The Outlook would be pleased to have an article on Governor Taft but cannot print it until November. Abbott regrets not being able to attend the meeting at Roosevelt's home and suggests District Attorney Philbin as a candidate for mayor.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Feature writing; Meetings; Mayors--Election; Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Philbin, Eugene A. (Eugene Ambrose), 1857-1920

Date: 1901-08-28

Address of Vice President Roosevelt, Minnesota State Fair, Minneapolis, Sept. 2nd, 1901

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Draft of a speech with handwritten corrections. Vice President Roosevelt advocates for a vigorous policy at home and abroad of seeking justice and battling "barbarism" exemplified by the proverb, "Speak softly and carry a big stick--you will go far."

Resource Type: Speech

Subject: Frontier and pioneer life; International relations; International relations--Philosophy; Monroe doctrine; Civilization, Modern--American influences; Civilization, Modern--Moral and ethical aspects; Philippines; Cuba; Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922

Date: 1901-09-02

Letter from Charles B. Spahr to Theodore Roosevelt

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A petition left at The Outlook offices by Mrs. Charles Russell Lowell was forwarded to President Roosevelt. Lyman Abbott's reply is also being forwarded.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Petitions; Lowell, Charles Russell, 1835-1864; Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922

Date: 1901-12-13

At the White House

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Newspaper clipping announcing a dinner given by President Roosevelt in honor of William H. Taft.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Dinners and dining; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Shaw, Leslie M. (Leslie Mortier), 1848-1932; Root, Elihu, 1845-1937; Henderson, David Bremner, 1840-1906; Foraker, Joseph Benson, 1846-1917; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Spooner, John C. (John Coit), 1843-1919; Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918; Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904; Grosvenor, Charles Henry, 1833-1917; Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922; Bishop, Joseph Bucklin, 1847-1928; Cooper, Henry Allen, 1850-1931; Hadley, Arthur Twining, 1856-1930; Beveridge, Albert J. (Albert Jeremiah), 1862-1927

Date: 1902-02-06

Letter from Ethan Allen Hitchcock to C. F. Nesler

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Secretary Hitchcock encloses articles from the Outlook magazine pertaining to leases of land on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. A controversy is brewing over these leases and Hitchcock orders Nesler to investigate whether the Standing Rock Indians desire the lease and the propriety with which the government made the lease.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Indians of North America; Leases; United States--Standing Rock Indian Reservation; Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922; Platt, Orville Hitchcock, 1827-1905; Kennan, George, 1845-1924; Jones, William A. (William Arthur), 1844-1912

Date: 1902-04-22

Anthracite Coal Strike telegrams

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Three telegrams on the effort to end the Anthracite Coal Strike with an agreement between the miners and operators.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Anthracite Coal Strike (Pennsylvania : 1902); Strikes and lockouts--Coal mining; Arbitration, Industrial; Negotiation; Anthracite coal industry; Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922; Abbott, Lawrence F. (Lawrence Fraser), 1859-1933; Howland, William Bailey, 1849-1917; Mitchell, John, 1870-1919

Date: 1902-10-07

Letter From Booker T. Washington To Theodore Roosevelt

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Booker T. Washington thanks President Roosevelt for letting him read Dr. Abbott's letter of December 4. He will give his impression of the letter to Roosevelt in person.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922

Date: 1902-12-18

Letter from Booker T. Washington to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Booker T. Washington has met with the Abbotts and Bishop Walters. He will send details when he returns to Tuskegee.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Meetings; Abbott, Lawrence F. (Lawrence Fraser), 1859-1933; Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922; Walters, Alexander, 1858-

Date: 1903-01-31

Letter from Booker T. Washington to Theodore Roosevelt

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Booker T. Washington has met with Silas McBee, Lyman Abbott, and Lawrence Abbott about appointing African Americans to office in the South. Washington's position is that even though there are less African Americans holding office in the South compared to the McKinley administration they are of higher quality. McBee agreed not to write any more articles against the president's policy and the Abbotts feel that they have always supported the Roosevelt administration.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: African Americans--Politics and government; Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922; Abbott, Lawrence F. (Lawrence Fraser), 1859-1933; McBee, Silas, 1853-1924

Date: 1903-02-03

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