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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes his sister Anna that he is concerned about his father being sick and wants him to take better care of himself. He says they are fortunate to have a father "whom we can love and respect more than any other man in the world." Roosevelt got 90's in two examinations and will reach New York on Friday. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Fathers and sons; Health; College students--Study and teaching; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878

Date: 1877-12-16

Theodore Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt Jr.

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Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (around age 3) holds his father's hand.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Fathers and sons; Children; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944

Date: 1890-1891?

Theodore Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt Jr.

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt poses with his son Ted (around age 3) for a formal studio portrait.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Fathers and sons; Children; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944

Date: 1890-1891?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Edward Sanford Martin

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Governor Roosevelt informs Edward Sanford Martin that his son Ted is not quarrelsome; he only fights in amicable boxing and wrestling matches. Roosevelt shares his theory about the traits that make men fighters and credits his father for helping him learn self-control. He also applies the theory to countries. He loathes cruelty and injustice and has tried to pass this on to his sons. He and Mrs. Roosevelt laughed over "that article."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Fathers and sons--Psychology; Fighting (Psychology); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Bangs, John Kendrick, 1862-1922

Date: 1900-11-26

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Sarah Bancroft Leavitt

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President Roosevelt writes to Sarah Bancroft Leavitt about his deceased father and how Roosevelt Senior would feel about his son as President. He remarks that when he ends his term in 1905 he will be the same age as his father when he died. He adds that he tries to model himself with the children the way his father was with him. Typed copy of original handwritten letter.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Fathers and sons; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1901-10-07

Theodore Roosevelt and sons

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President Theodore Roosevelt and his sons Kermit, Quentin, Ted and Archie.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Fathers and sons; Children; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944

Date: 1901-1903?

President Roosevelt and his sons

Description:

Postcard depicting President Roosevelt sitting with his four sons. The original photograph, without backdrop, appears to have been taken by Arthur Hewitt in 1904.

Resource Type: Postcard

Subject: Families; Fathers and sons; Presidents--Family; Portrait photography; Presidents--Family relationships; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944

Date: 1901-1907

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Lawrence F. Abbott

Description:

President Roosevelt thanks Lawrence F. Abbott for the letter and would like him to tell his little girl that Roosevelt was almost late for a formal dinner after he "played bear vigorously to too late an hour."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Fathers and sons; Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979

Date: 1903-01-17

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

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President Roosevelt reports to his son Kermit on playing single-stick with General Wood and chopping trees with James Rudolph Garfield and Gifford Pinchot. Roosevelt is having a terrific time trying to get things through Congress. Roosevelt also talks about playing with Archie and Quentin.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Fathers and sons; Exercise; United States. Congress; Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979; Wood, Leonard, 1860-1927; Garfield, James Rudolph, 1865-1950; Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1903-01-17

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

Description:

President Roosevelt reports on one of the dogs, Edith's beautiful dresses and her Friday musicals, and pillow fights with Archie and Quentin. Roosevelt adds that Chartran has been painting his picture but he does not like it.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents' pets; Fathers and sons; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979; Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918; Chartran, Theobald, 1849-1907

Date: 1903-02-01

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