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Letter from Sarah Flandrau Cutcheon to Charles Macomb Flandrau

Description:

Sally Flandrau Cutcheon now has to wear eyeglasses. She requests that Charles Macomb Flandrau purchase something for her and discusses her plans to travel to Chicago, Illinois. Cutcheon also requests that Flandrau tear up her letters.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters; Eye--Diseases; Eyeglasses; Weddings; Gifts; Christmas; Charities; Yachts; Travel; Minnesota--Saint Paul; Illinois--Chicago; Maryland--Annapolis; King, Isabella Greenway, 1886-1953; Flandrau, Rebecca Blair McClure Riddle, 1839-1911; Dinsmore, Julia Stockton, 1833-1926

Date: 1891-10-18

Letter from J. H. Ostrander to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

J. H. Ostrander apologizes that Vice President Roosevelt's glasses suffered another break while under Ostrander's care for repairs. Until a new joint can be located, Ostrander repaired the glasses in a "homely manner" in case they were needed in an emergency.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Apologies; Eyeglasses

Date: 1901-09-02

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to William Lorimer

Description:

The War Department has decided that Mr. Aikin's shortsightedness is correctable with glasses and that he can be admitted. President Roosevelt asks William Lorimer to inform Mr. Conway of the news.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Myopia; Eyeglasses; United States. War Department

Date: 1902-06-13

Letter from Nathaniel T. Worthley to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Nathaniel T. Worthley would like to present President Roosevelt with a pair of gold eyeglasses of his own design but will require the Roosevelt's prescription to complete their construction.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Eyeglasses; Optometry

Date: 1902-07-28

Letter from Sherrard Billings to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Ted Roosevelt is having problems with his eyes which might be from his previous bout with pneumonia. Dr. Morgan wants Roosevelt to take some time off from his studies at Groton.  Sherrard Billings does not want Ted to take the time off if at all possible, and informs President Roosevelt of this information.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Eyeglasses; Pneumonia; Massachusetts--Groton; Groton School; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944

Date: 1902-11-12

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Emman Gadsden Drayton

Description:

President Roosevelt thanks Emma Gradsden Drayton for remembering him and will prize the glasses.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Eyeglasses; Gifts

Date: 1903-03-30

Pince-nez glasses campaign pin

Description:

Silver-colored die-cast metal pin/badge in the shape of pince-nez glasses. Raised portrait of President Roosevelt in the left lens and raised portrait of vice presidential candidate Senator Fairbanks in right lens. The date "1904" is on the bridge. 


Resource Type: Pin, Campaign

Subject: Campaign buttons; Eyeglasses; Portraits; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918

Date: 1904

Letter from Presley Marion Rixey to William Loeb

Description:

Surgeon General of the U.S. Navy, Presley Rixey, writes to Secretary to the President, William Loeb, and advises that he does not know Dr. Wells Howard, but does not recommend trying out Steven Smith's new treatments until they are evaluated further. He agrees that it would be a "great boon" if eyeglasses were unnecessary.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Optometry--Research; Eyeglasses

Date: 1905-06-02

The latest thing in nightmares

Description:

A frightened man lies in bed, pulling up a blanket labeled "The Senate." He sees in the darkness the spectacles and toothy grin of President Theodore Roosevelt. There is a glowing lamp on a table in the foreground.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Nightmares; Eyeglasses; Teeth; Fear; United States. Congress. Senate; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1906-02-07

The Republican convention

Description:

Illustration shows at the Republican National Convention in Chicago, Illinois, Theodore Roosevelt is passing the pike of "Policies" to William H. Taft, as "The New Mahout", sitting on the Republican elephant labeled "G.O.P."; seen through the left lense of Roosevelt's spectacles, labeled "Before Taft is nominated" are James J. Hill, J. Pierpont Morgan, Thomas F. Ryan, John D. Rockefeller, Edward H. Harriman, Joseph G. Cannon, Joseph B. Foraker, and Nelson W. Aldrich looking very somber, seen through the right lense labeled "After Taft is Nominated" the same group is cheering. In the lower right, Roosevelt refuses another curtain call; on the lower left he offers "Taft Bitters" to a cowboy. Across the bottom is Roosevelt's familiar toothy grin.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Republican National Convention; Republican elephant (Symbolic character); Political conventions; Presidents--Elections; Eyeglasses; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Hill, James Jerome, 1838-1916; Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913; Ryan, Thomas Fortune, 1851-1928; Rockefeller, John D. (John Davison), 1839-1937; Harriman, Edward Henry, 1848-1909; Cannon, Joseph Gurney, 1836-1926; Foraker, Joseph Benson, 1846-1917; Aldrich, Nelson W. (Nelson Wilmarth), 1841-1915; Loeb, William, 1866-1937; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1908-06-10

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