Young Theodore Roosevelt filled this notebook with his
observations on various species of ants, spiders, ladybugs,
butterflies, fireflies, beetles, dragonflies, hawks, minnows and
Catalog of specimens of vertebrates, shells and insects in Roosevelt's collection, or that he hoped to add to his collection. Blank pages not digitized.
Zoological specimens; Collectors and collecting; Vertebrates; Insects; Shells
Photograph showing Quentin Roosevelt putting a June bug in a bottle at Sagamore Hill.
Insects; Play; Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918
Photograph showing Quentin Roosevelt in a field of daisies at Sagamore Hill.
Play; Daisies; Insects; Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918
Illustration shows a golf club driving a golf ball that is
covered with insects; at the bottom is a ticket booth labeled
"Conquest of the Air" where insects can purchase tickets for rides
on golf balls. Caption: Barker - Wait right here, lady!
There'll be another one goin' in a minute.
Air travel; Insects; Golf
Theodore Roosevelt tells Edmund Heller that he was the man on
the expedition responsible for the most valuable contributions to
the collection. Roosevelt and his son Kermit grew very fond of him
as well. It was a shame Heller could not join another expedition,
as the big game was taken care of but nothing could be done about
the smaller animals. Heller's pamphlet on insectivores is
interesting and Roosevelt is honored to have a new genus named
Big game hunting; Hunting; Insects
A photograph of Emily Tyler Carow, sister of Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt, washing one of dogs in a portable wash tub while her maid Georgette checks another dog for fleas at her home in Porto Maurizio, Italy.
Dogs--Cleaning; Fleas; Lady's maids; Bathtubs; Italy--Porto Maurizio (Imperia); Carow, Emily Tyler, 1865-1939
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