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"I am a Democrat!"

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David B. "Hill" holds a knife labeled "Spite" and sneaks up behind a woman labeled "National Democratic Party" who is sitting at a table, reading a paper labeled "Wilson Bill."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Political parties; Legislation; Tariff; Public welfare; Crimes of passion; Democratic Party (U.S.); Hill, David B. (David Bennett), 1843-1910

Date: 1894-04-25

Letter from James Gibbons to William Loeb

Description:

James Cardinal Gibbons wrote to the Secretary to the President, William Loeb that he was cabling Bishop Hendricks that the President was dealing with the Bishop's complaint.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Public welfare--Religious aspects--Catholic Church; Philippines--Cebu (Province); Catholic Church

Date: 1904-04-25

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to B. Storer

Description:

President Roosevelt writes to Ambassador Storer to introduce Arthur von Briesen, "one of our New Yorkers whom it is a pleasure to honor."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Philanthropists; Public welfare; New York (State)--New York; Briesen, Arthur von, 1843-1920

Date: 1904-06-07

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Charlemagne Tower

Description:

President Roosevelt writes to Ambassador Tower to introduce Arthur von Briesen, "one of our New Yorkers whom it is a pleasure to honor."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Philanthropists; Public welfare; New York (State)--New York; Briesen, Arthur von, 1843-1920

Date: 1904-06-07

The tariff tots

Description:

A group of children play on the lawn in front of the "Home for Infant Industries." They are labeled "Sugar Trust (eating "Dingley Baby Food"), Clothing Trust, Tobacco Trust, Steel Trust, Beef Trust, Paper Trust, [and] Coal Trust." Some are playing in a rough manner with dolls labeled "Small Dealer, The Public, Independent Producer, [and] Consumer." Another doll, "Cattle Raiser," has been tossed aside. In the background on the left, a woman labeled "Dingley Tariff" is sitting in a chair with a child on her lap. In the left foreground, Joseph Cannon is speaking to Theodore Roosevelt, who holds a paper labeled "Tariff Revision." Caption: Uncle Joe Cannon -- Oh, Sir, you would not turn these helpless, half-grown babes out into a cruel world, would you?

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Children; Public welfare--Buildings; Reform movement; Tariff; Trusts, Industrial; Cannon, Joseph Gurney, 1836-1926

Date: 1905-08-23

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Herbert David Croly

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to Herbert David Croly, defending his support for the recall of judicial decisions. Judicial action over the last thirty years has consistently prevented "measures for social and industrial betterment" that have been adopted in other "civilized" nations. Roosevelt believes that this trend must stop and that recall is one solution.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Recall of judicial decisions; Social legislation; Industrial laws and legislation--Social aspects; Public welfare--Law and legislation

Date: 1912-02-29

Republican Party Platform

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt discusses the Republican Party's 1912 Platform and its position on several topics including: economics, constitutionalism, and public welfare. Item includes several drafts.

Resource Type: Speech

Subject: Political campaigns; Constitutional history; Economics; Public welfare; Tariff; Environmentalism; Panama; Mississippi River Valley; Alaska; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )

Date: 1912-06-04; 1912-06-07; 1912-06-11

The Progressive Bulletin, August 1913

Description:

The August 1913 edition of The Progressive Bulletin celebrates the one-year anniversary of the Progressive Party's first national convention. It discusses many of the principles of the Party and includes mention of Theodore Roosevelt's involvement at the previous year's convention.

Resource Type: Newsletter

Subject: Political parties--Platforms; Public welfare; Child labor; Suffrage--Women; Progressive Party (1912); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Beveridge, Albert J. (Albert Jeremiah), 1862-1927

Date: 1913-08

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Philip J. Lonergan

Description:

President Roosevelt thanks Philip J. Lonergan for his letter. Roosevelt admits his disappointment and states that he has been attempting to encourage his fellow reformers.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters; Social problems; Public welfare; Social reformers

Date: 1914-12-29

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Gerald Morgan

Description:

President Roosevelt writes to Gerald Morgan, expressing how much he enjoyed spending the evening with Morgan's sister touring several facilities for the homeless and poor. Roosevelt expresses the misery of these individuals' situations and also bemoans how difficult it would be to rectify the situation.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Shelters for the homeless; Public welfare; Social problems; Social reformers

Date: 1914-12-31

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