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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes his sister Anna about being disinvited by his Aunt Lizzie to their cousin Alfred's upcoming wedding. Roosevelt has decided not to send a gift and does not think any of his siblings should attend.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Families; Weddings; Gifts; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878; Roosevelt, Elizabeth Norris Emlen, 1825-1912; Roosevelt, James Alfred, 1825-1898; Roosevelt, Alfred, 1856-1891

Date: 1882-11-15

The trials and tribulations of the transferred "coburger"

Description:

A dejected soldier sits at a train station beneath a sign that states "Trains Leave Every Hour for Fort Tombstone Fort Lonesome Fort Scalp'em and all Western Army Outposts" and near another sign that states "Special Accommodations for Transferred Army Officers," with an infant on his lap and his traveling orders labeled "Ordered to go West Secy. Endicott" between his knees. His extended family of wife, mother-in-law(?), children's nanny, and several rambunctious children accompany him. In the lower right foreground is a valise labeled "Major Dunerfull." Caption: The effect of government reform on a military man of quiet domestic ambitions.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Armed Forces--Officers; Families; Railroad stations; Military policy; Military reform

Date: 1885-08-26

Alexander family article

Description:

A newspaper article traces Henry Addison Alexander's family tree on the occasion of his marriage.  Alexander was Eleanor Butler Roosevelt's father.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Families; Roosevelt, Eleanor Butler, 1889-1960; Alexander, Henry Addison, 1860-1911

Date: 1888

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about a mutually disliked uncle.  He also updates her on happenings in Oyster Bay, New York.  Roosevelt and wife Edith have been spending time with the Underhills. Grace and Charley Munn were very attentive to each other. The children, Alice and Ted, are doing well.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Entertaining; Families; Uncles; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980

Date: 1888-05-14

Alfred Roosevelt and his children

Description:

Alfred Roosevelt with his children, Elfrida, Katharine and James Alfred.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Families; Children; Roosevelt, Alfred, 1856-1891; Roosevelt, James Alfred, 1825-1898; Clarke, Elfrida Roosevelt, 1883-1963; Reeve, Katherine Lowell Roosevelt, 1887-1961

Date: 1889-1891?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Edwin Brockholst Livingston

Description:

Commissioner Roosevelt responds to Edwin Brockholst Livingston's second letter regarding one of his publications and explains the intentions behind his writings on the Livingston Family. Roosevelt also further discusses his genealogical research on notable families of the American Revolution. Item includes several clippings regarding Roosevelt's work.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: American Revolution (1775-1783); Genealogy--Authorship; History; Family; Aristocracy (Social class)--Historiography; Nobility--Archives; New York (State); Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728

Date: 1891-06-21

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister  Anna Roosevelt, thanking her for remembering his birthday.  He also discusses his upcoming travel plans and recent encounters with family. He is not sorry that their brother Elliot's wife Anna Hall Roosevelt had a fight with Aunt Annie. Roosevelt also reports their brother-in-law Douglas is not as "stiff backed" as he looks.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Birthdays; Family; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Robinson, Douglas, 1855-1918; Roosevelt, Anna Hall, 1863-1892

Date: 1891-10-28

No rioters need apply!

Description:

An "Honest Laborer," with a "Savings Book" in his coat pocket, sits with his family around a table at dinner. An agitator tries to incite him to adopt the violent practices of anarchy. The laborer looks a bit like Abraham Lincoln, and hanging on the wall in the background is a portrait of George Washington. Caption: Honest Laborer (to Anarchistic Agitator)--Help you to destroy law and order? - not much! - and your stories that we are starving are all false!

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Employees; Anarchists; Families; Cost and standard of living

Date: 1893-09-06

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt agreeing with her decision to stay in London through the fall. Sister Corinne and husband Douglas Robinson are visiting with the children. Roosevelt continues to host political dinners.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; Friendly visiting; Families; England--London; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Robinson, Douglas, 1855-1918; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924

Date: 1894-03-25

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Gertrude Tyler Carow

Description:

Commissioner Roosevelt writes to Gertrude Tyler Carow informing her of the recent birth of his son, Archibald Bulloch Roosevelt. The birth went well and Roosevelt describes the excitement and reactions of his children. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Childbirth at home; Childbirth--Social aspects; Family; Friendship--Correspondence; Derby, Ethel Roosevelt, 1891-1977; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944

Date: 1894-04-09

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