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Establishing the deadline

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In this cartoon, Commissioner Roosevelt, in Old Dutch garb, holds a lantern and stands on a map of Manhattan labeled "New Amsterdam" with the Tammany tiger in the background. A handwritten caption at the bottom reads, "Establishing the dead line. Tammany, 'I wonder if he means me too!'"

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: New York (State)--New York Metropolitan Area; Tammany Hall; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1895

A great social and artistic event

Description:

A newspaper article discusses a successful exhibition of the Newspaper Artists’ Association. The exhibit included original pen drawings and paintings by newspaper artists of leading metropolitan papers. Patrons attending the exhibit included members of the “400,” the leaders of New York society. The article includes a list of patrons attending the exhibit. The lists of patrons is divided by gender.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Art--Exhibitions; American newspapers; New York (State)--New York Metropolitan Area; Waldorf-Astoria Hotel (New York, N.Y.); New York Times Company; Ribblesdale, Ava Willing, 1868-1958

Date: 1904-01

Letter from Lawrence Abbott to Theodore Roosevelt

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Lawrence Abbott sends President Roosevelt a defensive explanation of an editorial that appeared in The Outlook about Roosevelt's "Muck Rake" speech. Roosevelt had written two letters to Abbott's father expressing his displeasure with the editorial. Since Abbott's father was away in New England, Abbott explains his view that Roosevelt's address was "courageous, significant and far-reaching."

 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Publishers and publishing--Periodicals; Editorials; After-dinner speeches; Communication--Documentation; Conference proceedings; Proofs (Printing); Fathers and sons; Leave of absence; Return migrants; Presidents--Attitudes; Difference (Philosophy)--Political aspects; Comparison (Philosophy); Presidents; Social reformers; Good and evil; Negligence; Letters; Errors; Intention; New England; England--London; New York (State)--New York Metropolitan Area; Outlook (Association); World Outlook Press Service (Geneva, Switzerland); United States. White House Office; Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922

Date: 1906-04-27

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Ralph Ansley

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt turns down a request for a joint debate. Roosevelt is concerned about political honesty.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Campaign debates; Syndicates (Journalism); Honesty; Americans--Politics and government; Attention; New York (State)--New York Metropolitan Area

Date: 1914-11-30

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Lawrence F. Abbott

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Theodore Roosevelt contacts Lawrence Abbott requesting the ability to respond to a letter from the Director of the Belgian Bureau of Publications. Roosevelt is concerned by the actions of Arthur Dullard, hoping that what he published was "a more German fabrication." Roosevelt also asks Abbott regarding the whereabouts of image plates from his Arizona and South American trips revealing his intention to publish a "little book" with Scribners in the spring. Lastly, Roosevelt confirms a lunch with Abbott and his father Ernest on November 10.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Publishers and publishing; Press and politics--Moral and ethical aspects; Meetings; Illustrated books--Publishing; Publishing; Bookplates, American; Miniature books; Arizona; South America; New York (State)--New York Metropolitan Area; Charles Scribners Sons Building (New York, N.Y.); Abbott, Ernest Hamlin; Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922

Date: 1915-10-16

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