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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Benjamin B. Odell

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President Roosevelt plans to have lunch with New York Secretary of State John F. O'Brien as soon as he returns to Oyster Bay. Roosevelt has already offered O'Brien the ministership to San Domingo and would like to talk the situation over with Governor Odell before meeting again with O'Brien.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; Diplomatic and consular service; Ambassadors--Selection and appointment; New York (State)--Oyster Bay (Town); New York (State). Secretary's Office

Date: 1904-07-29

Letter from H. E. Miles to William Loeb

Description:

H. E. Miles received William Loeb's letter while in Wisconsin. Miles plans to come to Oyster Bay and will be at Roosevelt's disposal and hopes to receive further advice about the tariff.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Scheduling; Tariff--Law and legislation; Wisconsin; New York (State)--Oyster Bay (Town); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1906-08-20

Letter from Presley Marion Rixey to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Presley Marion Rixey, Surgeon General of the U.S. Navy, is glad to hear that President Roosevelt is in such good health as to consider dismissing Dr. Pryor from the Sylph, the presidential yacht. Rixey enjoyed his visit to Oyster Bay and was proud of the "magnificent showing of our Navy." Rixey is also pleased with the progress they have made to better equip and prepare the Navy for any emergency.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Yachts; Washington (D.C.); New York (State)--Oyster Bay (Town); Pennsylvania--Harrisburg; Sylph (Ship); United States. Department of the Navy; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1906-09-14

Letter from William Augustus Patton to William Loeb

Description:

William Augustus Patton, Assistant to the President of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, informs William Loeb, Secretary to President Roosevelt, that they are pleased to make the arrangements for Roosevelt's trip from Washington, D.C., to Oyster Bay. Roosevelt will travel in a Pullman private car and breakfast and lunch will be provided for 12 people.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Railroad travel; Pullman cars; Luncheons; Breakfasts; Washington (D.C.); New York (State)--Oyster Bay (Town); New Jersey--Jersey City; New York (State)--New York--Long Island City

Date: 1906-10-24

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to C. Hart Merriam

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt asks C. Hart Merriam about a kind of airgun that could be used for killing English sparrows. He would like to do as little damage as possible to other birds.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Sparrows; Air guns; New York (State)--Oyster Bay (Town)

Date: 1908-03-15

Letter from Secretary of Theodore Roosevelt to Robert Howes

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt's secretary invites Robert Howes to a luncheon at Sagamore Hill in Oyster Bay on May 20. A number of English polo players will be present.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Polo players; Luncheons; New York (State)--Oyster Bay (Town)

Date: 1911-05-17

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Alexander Pollock Moore

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt is sorry to hear that Alexander Pollock Moore was ill and trusts he is now fully recovered. Roosevelt invites Moore and his wife, Lillian Russell, to have lunch with him in Oyster Bay after his libel suit is over.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Sick; Trials (Libel); Luncheons; New York (State)--Oyster Bay (Town)

Date: 1915-04-10

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to George B. Carter

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt will read the pamphlet with pleasure. He tells George B. Carter if he is ever in the neighborhood, he should bring the family and visit.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Pamphlets; Reading; Family vacations; New York (State)--Oyster Bay (Town)

Date: 1915-06-16

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to William C. Strohmeyer

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt thanks William C. Strohmeyer for his letter, but does not plan to be in Oyster Bay in September and therefore cannot attend the gathering of the National Progressive Club.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Meetings; New York (State)--Oyster Bay (Town); Progressive Party (1912)

Date: 1915-08-20

Scenes of Oyster Bay

Description:

Various scenes of Oyster Bay, New York, and surrounding area, commissioned by the Roosevelt Memorial Association as part of its efforts to establish a memorial park in honor of Theodore Roosevelt. Most prominent views are of the mid-town intersection of East Main St. and South St., and the area around Oyster Bay railroad station, which borders the park site. Various shots of the intersection, in some of which campaign banners of the 1924 election are visible: pictures of President Coolidge, Charles Gates Dawes, and Ted Roosevelt, who unsuccessfully ran for New York governor against Alfred Emmanuel Smith in 1924, appear on the banners. Panning shots of a frame home by railroad tracks, steam engine with crew posed in front, and railroad station. Shots of a garbage dump and homes beside the bay, harbor area, row frame houses fronting on the garbage dump, and passenger train. These areas were to be included in the park.

Resource Type: Video

Subject: Architecture; Dwellings; Landscapes; Railroad stations; New York (State)--Oyster Bay (Town); Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933; Dawes, Charles Gates, 1865-1951; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944

Date: 1924

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