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Prosperity and the flag

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"Prosperity and the Flag" is a song book created for Company A, based in Rochester, New York. The lyrics show support for President William McKinley.

Resource Type: Music, Sheet

Subject: Presidents--Election--Songs and music; Presidents--Public opinion; Antitrust law--Political aspects; Silver question; Imperialism; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925; Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904

Date: 1880-1900

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt recommends Jack Astor's book to his sister Anna Roosevelt and informs her of the latest on his battle with journalist Edwin Godkin. Roosevelt fights to get his civil service reform work done. Postmaster General John Wanamaker calls President Cleveland's second administration "lamentable." Son Kermit had trouble with his knee.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Civil service reform; Press and politics; Books and reading; Presidents--Public opinion; Local elections--Forecasting; Democratic Party (U.S.); Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Astor, John Jacob, 1864-1912; Wanamaker, John, 1838-1922; Godkin, Edwin Lawrence, 1831-1902

Date: 1894-06-24

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt compliments his sister Anna Roosevelt on how interesting her letters from England are but he is glad she is coming back. Brother-in-law Douglas Robinson is recovering from his polo accident and little son Kermit can't do what the other children can. Roosevelt just completed three days of lectures. The Democrats are split over the tariff and a Republican victory seems certain next election.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Political parties; Elections; Health; Tariff; Presidents--Public opinion; Democratic Party (U.S.); Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Robinson, Douglas, 1855-1918; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908

Date: 1894-07-22

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt tells his sister Anna Roosevelt that he is home with the children while wife Edith is with daughter Alice in Orange, New Jersey so Alice can be fitted for ankle braces. He describes playing with and reading to Ted, Kermit and Edith. His work goes as usual and he criticizes President Cleveland. Roosevelt has dined out a lot. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; Presidents--Public opinion; Children; Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; Derby, Ethel Roosevelt, 1891-1977; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908

Date: 1895-01-27

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt Cowles

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt describes a visit from Senator Lodge for his sister Anna Roosevelt Cowles. Roosevelt feels the United States should interfere in Cuba but doesn't believe President Cleveland will do so. Roosevelt adds he gave a speech at Harvard and describes an encounter son Ted had with two ladies.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Friendly visiting; International relations; Presidents--Public opinion; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Cuba; United States. Congress; Harvard College (1780- ); Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908

Date: 1896-03-30

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt Cowles

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes his sister Anna Roosevelt Cowles about President McKinley. He has not shown signs of being a leader yet and Roosevelt criticizes some of his choices. He asks Anna to ask her husband William where Roosevelt should send his naval manuscript and ask him to forward some letters for him. He describes some recent dinners and the controversial Bradley-Martin ball.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Staff; Presidents--Public opinion; Dinners and dining; Balls (Parties)--Moral and ethical aspects; Letters; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Cowles, Wm. S. (William Sheffield), 1846-1923; Martin, Bradley

Date: 1897-02-14

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt Cowles

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt informs his sister Anna Roosevelt Cowles that they are looking forward to meeting her husband William Sheffield Cowles. Roosevelt's work as Police Commissioner is hopeless because he cannot accomplish any more. He feels William McKinley has begun his presidency well and likes the choice of John Hay over Chauncey Depew for Ambassador to Great Britain. His naval manuscript is complete.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Friendly visiting; Job satisfaction; Diplomats; Writing; Presidents--Public opinion; Cowles, Wm. S. (William Sheffield), 1846-1923; Hay, John, 1838-1905; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Depew, Chauncey M. (Chauncey Mitchell), 1834-1928; Parker, Andrew D.; Grant, Frederick Dent, 1850-1912

Date: 1897-03-07

Letter from Richard Watson Gilder to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

As he succeeds to the presidency, President Roosevelt has the empathy and confidence of all who know him.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Succession; Presidents--Public opinion

Date: 1901-09-14

Telegram from James Harrison Wilson to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

James H. Wilson expresses sympathy for the family of William McKinley. President Roosevelt will have the "support and confidence of the American people."

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Sympathy; Presidents--Succession; Presidents--Death; Presidents--Assassination; Presidents--Public opinion; McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1901-09-14

Telegram from James Harrison Wilson to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

James Harrison Wilson expresses sympathy for the family of William McKinley. President Roosevelt will have the "support and confidence of the American people."

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Sympathy; Presidents--Succession; Presidents--Death; Presidents--Assassination; Presidents--Public opinion; McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1901-09-14

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