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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Robert Harry Munro Ferguson and Isabella Ferguson

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Theodore Roosevelt recounts his visit to see Ethel Roosevelt Derby and her children. It was a great comfort in their time of sorrow after Quentin Roosevelt's death. Roosevelt's sons have done well as soldiers and he wouldn't have had them act otherwise.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: World War (1914-1918); Grandchildren; Parental grief; Adult children--Death; Death and burial of a person; Military operations, Aerial--American; Battle casualties; Armies, Colonial--Medals, badges, decorations, etc.; Maine--Islesboro; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Derby, Ethel Roosevelt, 1891-1977; Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; Derby, Richard, 1881-1963; Miller, Flora Payne Whitney, 1897-1986

Date: 1918-08-09

Changed to Gold

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A cartoon of Theodore Roosevelt saluting the figure of Liberty as she changes a star to gold in honor of Quentin Roosevelt after his death during World War I. 

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: World War (1914-1918); Adult children--Death; Liberty; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918

Date: 1918?

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