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Letter from Walter F. Carter to John Campbell Greenway

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Walter F. Carter admires John Campbell Greenway's military service. He reminisces about their college days, updates Greenway on their friends, and offers to send a care package. Carter is very eager to see Greenway when he is back on American soil.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Military service, Voluntary; Combat; Singing; Baseball; Friendship; Puerto Rico; Cuba--Havana; Maryland--Baltimore; Philippines--Manila; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st; Yale University; McKinley, William Brown, 1856-1926; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1898-07-24

Dewey Captures Manila after Bombardment

Description:

Department of State's press release on surrender of Manila, Philippines during the Spanish-American War published in the New York World.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Philippines--Manila; United States. Navy; Dewey, George, 1837-1917

Date: 1898-08-15

King of the sea

Description:

Sheet music for "King of the Sea," which celebrates the American military heroes of the Spanish-American War. The cover features an illustration of a triumphal arch with oval portraits of Admiral Dewey, General Shafter, Admiral Schley, Admiral Shafter, Richmond Pearson Hobson, Captain Evans, and Governor Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Music, Sheet

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Patriotic music; War songs; Warships; Philippines--Manila; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Dewey, George, 1837-1917; Shafter, William Rufus, 1835-1906; Schley, Winfield Scott, 1839-1911; Shafter, William Rufus, 1835-1906; Hobson, Richmond Pearson, 1870-1937; Evans, Robley D. (Robley Dunglison), 1846-1912; Sampson, William Thomas, 1840-1902

Date: 1900

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt Cowles

Description:

Vice President Roosevelt arranges to send tickets to Anna Roosevelt Cowles in Buffalo. He will want to see Captain Younghusband while he is there.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: South African War (1899-1902); Philippine American War (Philippines : 1899-1902); Railroad travel; Americans--Travel; Politicians--Travel; New York (State)--Buffalo; Philippines--Manila; South Africa; Griscom, Lloyd Carpenter, 1872-1959; Milburn, John G. (John George), 1851-1930; Younghusband, Francis Edward, Sir, 1863-1942

Date: 1901-05-15

Letter from George Curry to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

George Curry has resigned as governor of the Camarines and is now chief of police in Manila. He is proud that Governor Taft selected him for the position. The situation in the Philippines is "working along very nicely" and the Rough Riders on the islands are doing well. Curry reports that Lieutenant Sweet, the former secret service chief, was arrested for abusing prisoners but will likely get out of trouble. He also mentions that Captain Green, who is with him, wishes to be remembered by Roosevelt and "all of the old boys."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Police chiefs--Selection and appointment; Colonies--Administration; Prisoners--Abuse of; Philippines; Philippines--Camarines Norte; Philippines--Camarines Sur; Philippines--Manila; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Sweet, P. K.

Date: 1901-09-05

Letter from W. C. Dix to Felipe Buencamino

Description:

W. C. Dix suggests that the Philippines follow the example of Japan and push for a more western outlook and encourage commerce. He would like there to be a Filipino exhibit at the upcoming Louisiana Purchase Exposition, which would then be followed by a similar exhibition in Manila, Philippines, in 1904. Dix sees great opportunities for the development of industry and science in the Philippines. He hopes to meet with President Roosevelt to discuss the Philippines.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Louisiana Purchase Exposition; East and West; Exhibitions; Industrial policy; Economic development; Philippines; Philippines--Manila; Japan; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1901-10-15

Letter from Henry Cabot Lodge to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Senator Lodge recommends Ramon Reyes Lala for a position in Manila, Philippines. Lala is well-educated and recently completed a history of the Philippines. Lodge believes he can be of service to the United States.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; History--Spanish colonies; History--Sources--Publishing; Journalism; Philippines--Manila; Mexico--Mexico City

Date: 1901-10-17

Letter from Irving Hale

Description:

General Hale states that Sergeant Holmes, previously of the 1st Colorado Infantry, rendered "efficient service" during his time in the Philippines. Due to his qualities and distinguished service, Hale recommends Holmes for any position Holmes believes he can fulfill.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Philippine American War (Philippines : 1899-1902); Employment references; Military service, Voluntary; Philippines; Philippines--Manila Metropolitan Area

Date: 1901-10-30

Letter from Fred W. Atkinson

Description:

Fred W. Atkinson requests that the district superintendents submit a variety of information relating to laws about compulsory education, teacher wages, school buildings costs, and censuses of children to be educated.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Education--Administration; Educational law and legislation; Employees--Wages; School buildings--Design and construction; Philippines--Manila

Date: 1901-11-06

Letter from Fred W. Atkinson

Description:

Fred W. Atkinson expects to receive a shipment of American desks and seats shortly. The 250 desks will be sent to each division. Atkinson requests that each division superintendent respond with how the desks will be allocated to the various schools within their division.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Education--Administration; Schools--Furniture, equipment, etc.; Philippines--Manila

Date: 1901-11-07

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