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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt asks if his father is enjoying himself and reports that the Roosevelt children are in good health. The children had a dinner party and Roosevelt hopes that the guests' ages are satisfactory. His dancing class, boxing, studies, and mission class are "progressing beautifully."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Entertaining; Children--Conduct of life; Education--Children; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878

Date: 1876-03-13

Overdoing things - the tendency of the day

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This vignette cartoon depicts the tendency of Americans to overdo everything, such as hosting "large receptions in small houses," women's fashions and their "elevation and advancement idea," "Arctic exploration," the "forcing process with our children's educations," and the "Bicycle Boom." Caption: A few random examples of the general tendency towards overdoing things, viz.: overdone fashions, overdone county fair exhibits, overdone high buildings, overdone Sunday editions, etc., etc.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Cycling; Women's clothing; Education--Children; Explorers; Dinners and dining

Date: 1896-01-15

Letter from Charles William Eliot to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Letter of introduction for Louis L. Hooper, an 1889 graduate of Harvard. Hooper runs a school in Washington, D.C., and is interested in having one of Vice President Roosevelt's sons attend.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Education--Children; Washington (D.C.); Harvard College (1780- ); Hooper, Lewis L.

Date: 1901-09-13

Eliot at north end

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Text of a speech delivered by Charles William Eliot, President of Harvard University, at North Bennet street industrial school. Eliot encouraged the audience to invest in their children's education.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Speeches, addresses, etc.; Education--Children; Education--Economic aspects; Education--Finance; Harvard University; Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926

Date: 1903-01?

Letter from Joseph Albert Ferris to William Wingate Sewall

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Joseph A. Ferris was pleased to hear from William Wingate Sewall. He has a son, Arnold Douglas Ferris, and two daughters, Carrie E. Ferris and Ada Scott Ferris. There aren't many old timers left in Medora, North Dakota. Sylvane M. Ferris still lives in town and the Eatons are selling out and moving to Montana. Ferris met President Roosevelt last April and rode to Medora with him. He is still running the store and is working hard to fund the education of his children. Along with Sylvane, he bought 2880 acres of the Maltese Cross ranch land. Ferris concludes with updates on the "old timers."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Education--Children; Education, Higher--Costs; General stores--Management; Frontier and pioneer life; North Dakota--Medora; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Ferris, Sylvane M.; Eaton, Howard

Date: 1903-12-19

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Quentin Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt is glad that Quentin Roosevelt "got the study" and will play center on the football team's second eleven. His parents are hoping for a prefectship next year. Roosevelt attended the Rochester convention and is having the usual difficulties with the Progressive Party. Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt has had a heavy cold but appears to be on the mend. Sagamore Hill is being "put up" as Roosevelt and Edith are leaving for South America on Saturday.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Education--Children; Football; Political parties--Management; Health; Travel--Planning; New York (State)--Rochester; South America; Progressive Party (1912); Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Robinson, Douglas, 1855-1918

Date: 1913-09-29

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Quentin Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt is pleased with Quentin Roosevelt's studies and his efforts on the football team. He enjoyed Quentin's article.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Education--Children; Football

Date: 1914-11-04

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