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Letter from unknown to Gisela Westoff

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Letter from the Olmsted Brothers landscape architecture firm detailing their progress on the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial to Gisela Westoff, Assistant Secretary of the Roosevelt Memorial Association, later Theodore Roosevelt Association. Upon the request of the architect John Russell Pope, a member of the Olmsted Brothers firm reports that the terrain of the island has been examined thoroughly. The letter goes on to apologize for a delay in plans due to one of the Olmsted brothers being ill and reports that Henry Vincent Hubbard has taken over the project.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Memorials--Planning; Washington (D.C.)--Theodore Roosevelt Island; Theodore Roosevelt Association; Olmsted Brothers; Pope, John Russell, 1874-1937; Hubbard, Henry Vincent, 1875-1947

Date: 1932-10-26

Proposed development of south end of island

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Proposed terrace for Theodore Roosevelt Island. This scenic overlook, designed by the Olmsted Brothers landscape architecture firm, would be on the southern end of the island.

Resource Type: Drawing

Subject: National parks and reserves--Design; Scenic overlooks; Natural landscaping; Architecture--Designs and plans--Presentation drawings; Washington (D.C.)--Theodore Roosevelt Island; Olmsted Brothers

Date: 1937

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