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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt has received his books and packages. He is not pleased with the food and intends to join a "table with some of the Boston men." Roosevelt has also paid the next half year's rent. He provides a sketch of his room and outlines his schedule. He recently purchased his winter clothing, except for an afternoon coat, and has been wearing his mother's slippers.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: College students--Housing; College students--Social life and customs; Cold weather clothing; Saltonstall, Richard M. (Richard Middlecott), 1859-1922; Shaw, Henry Russell; Peters, George Gorham, 1858-; Andrews, William Shankland, 1858-1936; Lamson, John, 1856-1897

Date: 1876-10-06

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt hopes that Martha Bulloch Roosevelt is feeling better and inquires what winter clothing he has in New York. He describes the men in the photograph for Corinne Roosevelt; they include Gorham Peters, Charles Washburn, and Charles Ware. Roosevelt's horse is in "beautiful trim" if a bit shaggy looking. He has been riding often to Chestnut Hill and visited Jamaica Plain with Minot Weld.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: College students--Social life and customs; Cold weather clothing; Horses; College students--Travel; Massachusetts--Chestnut Hill; Massachusetts--Boston--Jamaica Plain; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Saltonstall, Richard M. (Richard Middlecott), 1859-1922; Weld, Christopher Minot; Peters, George Gorham, 1858-; Washburn, Charles G. (Charles Grenfill), 1857-1928; Ware, Charles

Date: 1879-04-27

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Robert Harry Munro Ferguson

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Commissioner Roosevelt fears that Robert Harry Munro Ferguson didn't receive his last letter. He has been working on his Winning of the West while fighting colds, grippe, and bronchitis. Roosevelt discusses future travel plans and plans for Ferguson's visit to Sagamore Hill. He closes with a humorous statement about Ethel Roosevelt's burgeoning moral development.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Writing; Books and reading; Cold (Disease); Influenza; Bronchitis; Travel--Planning; Ethics; South Carolina--Aiken; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Hitchcock, Thomas 1860-1941; Spring Rice, Cecil, Sir, 1859-1918; Derby, Ethel Roosevelt, 1891-1977

Date: 1894-03-12

The wail of the Jingos

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"The United Order of Jingoes," comprised of newspaper editors and legislators identified as "Dana, Pulitzer, Reed, Frye, Reid, Lodge, Allison, Boutelle, [and] Hoar," sits outside the White House on a winter's night, in the snow. President Cleveland, visible through a window, reads from a paper labeled "Cleveland's Hawaiian Policy."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Annexation; Nationalism; Cold; Winter; Hawaii; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897; Pulitzer, Joseph, 1847-1911; Reed, Thomas B. (Thomas Brackett), 1839-1902; Frye, William P. (William Pierce), 1831-1911; Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Allison, William B. (William Boyd), 1829-1908; Boutelle, Charles A. (Charles Addison), 1839-1901; Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904

Date: 1895-02-20

Letter from John Hay to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Hay accepts a lunch invitation for the 26th and in a handwritten note adds that he has a severe cold.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; Cold (Disease)

Date: 1903-01-20

Letter from Amos Boerum to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Oyster Bay's veteran stage driver, Amos Boerum, asks President Roosevelt for help as he faces winter without enough money to buy coal and other necessities.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Economic assistance; Coal; Cold; New York (State)--Oyster Bay

Date: 1903-12-07

What may happen at the seashore if summer is as cold a proposition as spring

Description:

Illustration shows a vignette cartoon suggesting how it might look if the summer is as cold as spring. In the central image, bathers at the seashore wear fur clothing and must step over steam-pipes for heating the surf; the supplemental images show a couple in the midst of a proposal being interrupted by walurses, patrons enjoying hot-sauce drinks "At the Fizz Fountain", people bundled up on the resort porch happy to be free of mosquitos which "die at a temperature of 14° or less", and a guest getting a hot-water bottle delivered to his room.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Beaches; Cold; Fur garments; Summer; Walrus

Date: 1907-06-05

Our midsummer new-thought treatment

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This illustration shows a man getting hit with a snowball on the back of his head, knocking off his hat and pince-nez. Caption: "Concentration on this picture for five minutes will be found to equal two mint juleps and a cold shower-bath."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Snowballs; Summer; Cold

Date: 1909-08-11

A coldness between them

Description:

Illustration shows Arctic explorers Frederick A. Cook and Robert E. Peary facing off on either side of a frozen figure labeled "The Pole" holding up Cook's "Book Royalties" and Peary's "Lecture Receipts." Each claims to have see "The Pole" first. Caption: With acknowledgements to the designer of the Hudson-Fulton poster.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Hudson-Fulton Celebration (1909); Explorers--Biography; Interpersonal confrontation; Cold; Arctic Ocean--North Pole; Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920; Cook, Frederick Albert, 1865-1940

Date: 1909-09-29

A double hold-up

Description:

Illustration shows a man labeled "Producer" laden with farm produce stopped on one side and a man labeled "Consumer" stopped on the other, in between them is a masked man labeled "Food Speculator" who is pointing handguns labeled "Cold Storage" at both. They have been ambushed on the "Road of Supply and Demand" and the middle-man is now going to profit from both the producer and the consumer. Caption: Good guns in bad hands.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Consumers; Big business; Cold storage; Commodity exchanges; Criminals; Farm produce

Date: 1909-10-06

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