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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

Letter from H. D. Minot to Theodore Roosevelt

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H. D. Minot sends his condolences to Theodore Roosevelt on the death of his father.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Sympathy; Fathers--Death; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878

Date: 1878-02-17

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna that he will need her assistance and advice now that Father is gone. He is glad she is keeping up with the charities he was interested in and says she is very much like him. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Fathers--Death; Brothers and sisters; Charities; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878

Date: 1878-03-03

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna trying to comfort her about their father's death. At least he has school to keep his mind occupied and says he will need Anna to advise him now that Father is gone. It does not seem possible he is gone for good.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Fathers--Death; Brothers and sisters; Grief; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878

Date: 1878-03-17

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to H. D. Minot

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Assemblyman Roosevelt was glad to hear from H. D. Minot and expects to see him at Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, this summer. Roosevelt intends to call his daughter Alice by the name Lee as, after the death of his wife Alice Lee Roosevelt, he could not have another, "not even her own child, bear her name."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Death and burial of a person; Fathers and daughters; Grief; Massachusetts--Chestnut Hill; Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884

Date: 1884-03-09

Eleanor Butler Roosevelt with her mother and grandfather

Description:

Eleanor, aged six months, with her mother and maternal grandfather.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Children; Mothers and daughters; Grandfathers; Roosevelt, Eleanor Butler, 1889-1960; Alexander, Grace Green, 1864-1938; Green, Albert

Date: 1889

Theodore Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt Jr.

Description:

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?

Papa's pet

Description:

President McKinley appears as a father showing favoritism by holding an infant labeled "High Protective Tariff," while ignoring another infant labeled "Financial Question" crying in a high chair.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Tariff; Economic policy; Commerce; Fathers; Infants; Crying; McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1897-04-07

The adopted son - he thinks he is bigger than the old man

Description:

Father Knickerbocker, a symbolic figure for New York City, holds a roll of papers labeled "Charter." He is looking down at a young boy labeled "Brooklyn" on the sidewalk outside a building labeled "Greater N.Y."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Boys; Adoption; Fathers; New York (State)--New York--Brooklyn; New York (State)--New York

Date: 1897-12-29

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