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Preserve your forests from destruction, and protect your country from floods and drought

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A female spirit labeled "Public Spirit" warns two men cutting logs, of the consequences of deforestation.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Conservation of natural resources; Forests and forestry; Lumbering; Floods; Droughts; Ghosts

Date: 1884-01-09

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about the state of things at his Dakota ranch.  He has been doing some hunting, but is very concerned about the recent drought and the effect it will have on the cattle.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Hunting; Droughts; Cattle--Effect of drought on; Ranches; Lambert, Alexander, 1861-1939

Date: 1893-09-16

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Robert Harry Munro Ferguson

Description:

Commissioner Roosevelt recently traveled to his ranch; the hunting went well but his cattle were in poor condition. Roosevelt jokes that his tales of antelope will not compare to Ferguson being in the real wilds with caribou and white bear.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Antelope hunting; Cattle; Ranching; Droughts; North Dakota--Elkhorn Ranch; Ferris, Sylvane M.; Selmes, Martha (Patty) Macomb Flandrau, 1861-1923

Date: 1894-10-16

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt Cowles

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Theodore Roosevelt informs his sister Anna Roosevelt Cowles that he and the Assistant Secretary of the Navy were guests of honor at a dinner and he feels the United States is gradually building a good "second-class" navy. He plans to spend a lot of time at Sagamore Hill this summer and says there is a drought out in the country.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; Droughts; Homes; United States. Navy; McAdoo, William, 1853-1930

Date: 1896-05-10

Letter from William H. Taft to Theodore Roosevelt

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Governor Taft provides an update on recent events in the Philippines; including a trip to Benguet, a difficult drought, and census results. He congratulates President Roosevelt on his work as President and expects the American people to support and reelect him.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Droughts; Census; Presidents--Public opinion; Presidents--Election; Philippines; Philippines--Benguet (Province); Root, Elihu, 1845-1937

Date: 1903-06-05

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt Cowles

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes from his desk at Sagamore Hill and relates that the wisteria is blooming on the vine that Edith Roosevelt planted for him. He thinks the country quite beautiful and is concerned about the potential for drought this year. Roosevelt hopes to confirm that Anna Roosevelt Cowles can travel by car to visit him in the next two months, and, if not, he and Edith will drive to see her. He shares his satisfaction that Harry Stimson will be Secretary of War.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Wisteria; Droughts; Politicians--Travel; Automobile travel; Cabinet officers--Selection and appointment; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950

Date: 1911-05-15

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