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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

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The Roosevelt children are in good health and beautiful spirits. Theodore Roosevelt's mission class went well and the students have christened him "Teacher Four Eyes." Mr. Rhinelander didn't come to dance class, likely deterred by his older age. Roosevelt probably won't travel to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as he is behind in his studies due to illness.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Sunday schools--Study and teaching; Nicknames; Dance--Study and teaching; Travel--Planning; Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Date: 1876-03-04

"The tribute to the Minotaur" - the interests of all other states sacrificed to the protection monster of Pennsylvania

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llustration shows Samuel J. Randall seated at one end of a gondola and William D. Kelley standing at the other end calling out "to the Protection Minotaur of Pennsylvania", between them are several maiden women labeled "Louisiana, California, Illinois, New York, Georgia, Mass, [and] Indiana" who are to be sacrificed to the Minotaur. A banner hanging on the wall states "Pennsylvania First Last and All the Time". At the opening in the wall is a relief of a minotaur's head labeled "Pennsylvania." After a painting by Ernest Augustin Gendron titled "The Tribute to the Minotaur."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Canals; Gondolas; Sacrifice; Women; Tariff; Free trade--Protection; Economic policy; Minotaur (Greek mythology); Pennsylvania; Randall, Samuel J. (Samuel Jackson), 1828-1890; Kelley, William D. (William Darrah), 1814-1890

Date: 1885-12-02

Letter from Howard Eaton to William Wingate Sewall

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Howard Eaton had to return to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to see his ailing mother. She passed away on February 9. They have had good winters in North Dakota but the range has become hardened. Commissioner Roosevelt has 350 to 400 cattle and sold half his horses. Sylvane M. Ferris and Arthur William Merrifield live at the old camp and intend to sell their stock this year. Joseph A. Ferris is still tending his store but will likely close soon. Eaton hopes to return to Idaho this fall for another hunting trip.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Death and burial of a person; Ranching; Cattle; Hunting; North Dakota--Medora; Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh; Idaho; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Ferris, Joseph A.; Ferris, Sylvane M.; Wibaux, Pierre, 1858-1913

Date: 1890-03-10

The latest suitor

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An old man kneeling on a sack labeled "182,000 Majority in Pennsylvania for Galusha A. Grow" is proposing to an elderly woman sitting in a chair and holding a fan labeled "Republican Party." Caption: Republican Party--After all, it might not be so bad to be an old man's darling!

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Courtship; Presidents--Elections; Older people; Pennsylvania; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Grow, Galusha A. (Galusha Aaron), 1823-1907

Date: 1894-03-14

The duties and rights of citizenship

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Theodore Roosevelt's speech to the graduating class of Peirce School in Philadelphia in 1897. The cover bears a small black and white oval portrait of Theodore Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Pamphlet

Subject: Citizenship--Philosophy; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Business schools; Pennsylvania--Philadelphia; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1897

Letter from John Campbell Greenway to Alice White Greenway

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John Campbell Greenway will be leaving for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to look for job opportunities and hopes to be home for Thanksgiving. He advises that investment in real estate at Oyster Bay, New York, is a good speculation, and he has picked out a place for a cottage. Greenway will be spending some time with Theodore Roosevelt and John Avery McIlhenny. He is sending two horses to Gilbert Christian Greenway and the government should cover most of the expenses.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel--Planning; Thanksgiving Day; Real estate investment; Horses--Transportation; Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Louisiana--New Iberia; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; McIlhenny, John Avery, 1867-1942

Date: 1898-09-23

Ticket to the 1900 Republican National Convention

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Ticket to the 1900 Republican National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Resource Type: Ticket

Subject: Republican National Convention; Tickets; Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Date: 1900

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to James Russell Parsons

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Governor Roosevelt was nominated to be the Republican vice presidential candidate at the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Republican National Convention; Vice-Presidents; Pennsylvania--Philadelphia; New York (State)--Albany; Harvard College (1780- ); Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910; McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1900-06-25

The political vaudeville

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The business representative or "walking delegate" for the Pennsylvania coal miners' union does a song and dance on a stage for the benefit of striking coal miners. Lurking in the shadows is a man labeled "Manager Jones." Caption: The walking delegate in his latest popular song, -- "No matter what happens, I'm always on top."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Strikes and lockouts--Miners; Miners--Labor unions; Labor leaders; Corruption; Vaudeville; Pennsylvania

Date: 1900-10-24

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Frederick William Holls

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Governor Roosevelt informs Frederick William Holls that he cannot attend the Washington celebration or the Pennsylvania Society dinner. He compliments Holls on his book.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Time management; Books and reading; Pennsylvania Society of New York

Date: 1900-11-21

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