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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Leo P. Glasel

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt gives Leo Glasel his congratulations for having the meeting of his club in the house where Roosevelt was born.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Meetings; Birthplaces; Presidents--Homes and haunts; New York (State)--New York; New York (State)--New York--Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site; Republican Club of the City of New York

Date: 1904-10-20

Letter from George E. Graham to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

George E. Graham writes to President Roosevelt regarding the Roosevelt Home Club and the purchase of the Roosevelt homestead. Their aim is to restore the home to the condition it was in when Roosevelt was born. Graham lists the names of individuals who are contributing to the objectives and acknowledges Roosevelt's stance on the issue.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Homes and haunts; Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration; New York (State)--New York--Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site; Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914; Ireland, John, 1838-1918; Potter, Henry Codman, 1834-1908; Parsons, Herbert, 1869-1925

Date: 1906-01-13

Letter from George Edward Graham to William Loeb

Description:

George Edward Graham writes William Loeb that the New York Herald is accusing the Roosevelt Home Club of stealing from subscriptions that were to be used to purchase President Roosevelt's childhood home. Graham assures Loeb that this is not true, but the club is facing financial difficulties and will likely have to abandon the project. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Historic sites--Preservation; Fund raising--Societies, etc.; Embezzlement; American newspapers; New York (State)--New York--Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1906-06-14

28 and 26 East 20th Street

Description:

Birthplace of Theodore Roosevelt is shown after conversion for commercial use and shortly before being torn down.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Birthplaces; New York (State)--New York--Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site

Date: 1916?

Birthplace of Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Fundraising brochure was created for the campaign to raise $250,000 to reconstruct "Roosevelt House."

Resource Type: Pamphlet

Subject: Birthplaces; Fund raising; New York (State)--New York--Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site

Date: 1919-1923

28 East 20th Street prior to construction of Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace

Description:

This is the small commercial building at the address where Theodore Roosevelt's original birthplace once stood. Robert Roosevelt's home (#26) stands to the immediate west (right side of photograph).

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Birthplaces; New York (State)--New York--Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site

Date: 1919?

Roosevelt House while in the process of construction

Description:

This photograph shows the construction of the Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace.  A sign on the building reads "Tide-Water Building Co./ Contractors/16 E. 33 St., N.Y."

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Birthplaces; Historic buildings--Design and construction; New York (State)--New York--Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site

Date: 1921

Roosevelt House, New York, parlor

Description:

Photograph showing the interior of the parlor at the Roosevelt house in New York, with furniture including a large mirror over a fireplace, two sofas, a table and chair, and a large chandelier.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Presidents--Homes and haunts; Living rooms; New York (State)--New York--Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site

Date: 1923-12-17

Roosevelt House, New York, memorial library

Description:

Photograph showing the interior of the Theodore Roosevelt library with rows of bookcases, a card catalog with a bust of Roosevelt on top, a desk in the foreground, and tables and chairs in the back of the room.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Presidents--Homes and haunts; Private libraries; New York (State)--New York--Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site

Date: 1923-12-17

Roosevelt House, New York, auditorium

Description:

Photograph showing interior of Theodore Roosevelt auditorium.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Presidents--Homes and haunts; Auditoriums; New York (State)--New York--Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site

Date: 1923-12-17

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