Governor Roosevelt writes to Kermit Roosevelt to discuss his Vice Presidential campaign trip, saying he is met at almost every town by boys dressed as Rough Riders. Roosevelt also says he is happy to hear Archibald Roosevelt is doing well in school and hopes he makes friends with the other boys.
Vice-Presidential candidates; Children and politics; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979
Theodore Roosevelt and the Progressive Party were successful in Michigan. In Charles E. Russell's county, President Taft only won one precinct. The local children were very interested in the election and several cried when Russell informed them of Governor Wilson's victory.
Presidents--Election; Presidential candidates--Public opinion; Children and politics; Michigan; Progressive Party (1912); Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
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