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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt will miss Martha Bulloch Roosevelt but is glad that she will be staying down south for a while longer. The weather for Easter was beautiful, but Roosevelt was unable to go shooting with Fred Osborn on Good Friday due to a bad cold. Roosevelt's dance classes are going well, and the new coachman, Fox, is a good employee.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Weather; Easter; Health; Dance--Study and teaching; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931; Zuckerman, Jennie

Date: 1875-03-28

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes his father about his Easter vacation with the Minot and Weld families.  He describes his activities over the weekend, including his studies, leisure time, and attending church.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Books and reading; Recreation; Easter; Unitarian Universalist churches

Date: 1877-04-15

Marquis de Morès

Description:

Reproduction of a photograph of the Marquis de Morès from an interpretive exhibit in the South Unit visitor center of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Portraits; Horsemanship; Rifles; North Dakota--Theodore Roosevelt National Park; Morès, Antoine Amédée Marie Vincent Manca de Vallombrosa, marquis de, 1858-1896

Date: 1882-1890?

Letter from William Wingate Sewall to S. Y. Sewall

Description:

The weather has been pleasant and William Wingate Sewall has been building a stable and hunting. He killed a buck with the finest set of horns he's ever seen. Sewall describes a great ride on his favorite horse, Sorrel Joe, while trying to corral a group of horses.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Deer hunting; Firearms; Stables--Design and construction; Horses; Horsemanship; Ferris, Joseph A.; Dow, Wilmot

Date: 1885-12-20

The angel of peace

Description:

Otto von Bismarck stands in the middle of a seesaw that is resting on the back of "Turkey" who is being refreshed with "English Salts" by John Bull, a carpet bag at his feet filled with papers labeled "Naval Supremacy, Egyptian Bonds, [and] Indian Trade." Sitting on the left of the seesaw are "Montenegro, Russia, Roumania [sic], [and] Bulgaria," and sitting on the right are "Herzegovina," an unidentified figure holding a rifle and wearing a turban, "Servia [sic], [and] Austria", who are holding on to another unidentified figure, possibly Greece. Caption: Bismarck keeps the balance, and the Turk pays the freight.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: John Bull (Symbolic character); Eastern question; Seesaw; International relations; Turkey; Germany; Great Britain; Bismarck, Otto, Fürst von, 1815-1898

Date: 1886-01-27

Cross-Country Riding in America

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt discusses cross-country hunting and riding on Long Island, New York. He places emphasis on the growth of the sport within the United States, its heritage and the types of horse required.

Resource Type: Magazine article

Subject: Fox hunting; Fox hunting--Societies, etc.; Hounds; Horsemanship; Hunt riding; Riding clubs; New York (State)--Long Island

Date: 1886-07

The round-up

Description:

Overview of cattle herding and the operations of a cattle ranch.

Resource Type: Magazine article

Subject: Cattle herding; Ranching; Cowboys--Social life and customs; Horsemanship; Cattle--Marking; North Dakota--Badlands

Date: 1887?

The home ranch

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt describes life on his ranch in the Badlands of North Dakota.

Resource Type: Magazine article

Subject: Ranching; Cowboys--Social life and customs; Horsemanship; Horses--Training; North Dakota--Badlands; United States--Little Missouri River

Date: 1888-03

Social equality

Description:

"Social Equality" chapter from Terence Vincent Powderly's Thirty Years of Labor, 1859-1889. The chapter is wide ranging and deals with labor, race, and the Knights of Labor's activities.

Resource Type: Book

Subject: Labor; Race; Racism; Virginia--Richmond; Southern States; Knights of Labor

Date: 1890

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about recent happenings in Washington.  He and wife Edith have been doing quite a bit of entertaining. Alice and Ted found eggs left by the Easter Bunny.

 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Entertaining; Dinners and dining; Easter; Easter egg hunts; Holidays; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1891-03-29

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