Eleven-year-old Theodore Roosevelt documents his trip through Europe in this diary he titled "My journal of Northern Italy." There are entries for Italy, Austria, Saxony, Belgium, Prussia and France. Roosevelt created a geographic index at the end.
Travel; Italy; France; Belgium; Austria; Europe--Saxony; Europe--Prussia (Duchy)
Report prepared at the request of the United States Senate
containing the government correspondence regarding the retirement
of Constantin Catacazy, Russian minister to the United States from
1869-1871. President Grant and the State Department sought the
removal of Catacazy due to his poor conduct. However, he remained
as minister until after Grand Duke Alexei's trip to the United
States, because a minister needed to be present for the visit and
there wasn't sufficient time to replace Catacazy before Alexei's
Diplomatic and consular service, Russian; Diplomatic etiquette; International relations; Russia; United States. Congress. Senate; Catacazy, Constantin; Alekseĭ Aleksandrovich, Grand Duke of Russia, 1850-1908
Theodore Roosevelt's notes on animals, primarily birds, he
observed and collected during a 1872-1873 trip to Europe, Syria,
Zoology; Animals--Study and teaching; Nature observation; Nature study; Bird watching; Germany--Dresden; England; Egypt; Syria--Damascus; Lebanon--Beirut; Europe--Saxony; Austria--Tyrol; Hungary; Cyprus; Greece--Thebes; Middle East--Palestine; France--Paris; Lebanon; Greece--Athens; Turkey--Istanbul; Middle East--Jerusalem; Israel--Jaffa (Tel Aviv); Germany--Prussia; Syria; Austria--Vienna
Print shows New York Herald editor James Gordon Bennett, holding
a shotgun and carrying a bag labeled "Game Bag for Sensations J.G.
Bennett", standing next to a scarecrow labeled "$500.00 Herald
Cheque" and "This is not the Original Hartman"; the scarecrow,
armed with bombs, a knife and a handgun, looks like Leo Hartmann
who was apparently involved in the 1879 assassination attempt of
Alexander II, Emperor of Russia. Looking over a stone wall is
Secretary of State James G. Blaine who stated in the press that he
could not make a statement regarding the extradition of Hartmann
prior to a request for such action by Russian authorities. In the
background, on a mound of earth labeled "Russia", Alexander III,
Emperor of Russia, is sitting on a large chair labeled "Chair of
Alexander III", reading the "New York Herald"; an opening in the
chair is labeled "The Real and Only Hartman Private Office" and
shows a man who also looks like Leo Hartmann, waving. Caption:
J.G.B. This has been a hard hunt for a sham Hartmann!
Assassination; Anarchists; Intervention (International law); Scarecrows; Hunting; Russia (Federation); Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893; Alexander II, Emperor of Russia, 1818-1881
A group of explorers of the polar regions, representing
discovery and exploration, float on an ice floe. They may all be on
the verge of death. Weighing judgment are James G. Bennett of the
New York Herald and several European heads of state
sitting in an area labeled "Reserved for J.G. Bennett and other
Crowned Heads," as well as a group of men seated in an area labeled
"In the Name of Science - More! More!" This latter group has
already pronounced judgment by giving the "Thumbs Down" sign.
Notices pasted on the walls of the arena state "Kane died 1853,
Franklin died 1850, Hall died 1871, [and] G.W. De Long 1882"
referring to explorers who died in the name of science.
United States North Polar Expedition; Science; Discovery and exploration, American; Heads of state; Explorers; Ice floes; Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901; Oscar II, King of Sweden, 1829-1907; Bennett, James Gordon, 1841-1918; Alfonso XII, King of Spain, 1857-1885; Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria, 1830-1916; Alexander III, Emperor of Russia, 1845-1894; De Long, George W. (George Washington), 1844-1881; Hall, Charles Francis, 1821-1871; Kane, Elisha Kent, 1820-1857; Franklin, John, 1786-1847
Print shows Uncle Sam welcoming several heads of state labeled
"Pan-Slavism, Nihilism, Socialism, Pauperism, Communism
[represented by Marianne], Fenianism, Mormonism [wearing a fez],
[and] Spain" to a swim at Coney Island; they have emerged from
bathhouses labeled "Austria, Russia, Germany, Italy, France, [and]
England" and stand in the water. Caption: Why shouldn't the wearied
monarchs of Europe enjoy a plunge in our republican waters?
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character); Marianne (French emblem); Heads of state; Economics; European communities--Politics and government; Swimming; Beaches; Bathhouses; Crowns; New York (State)--New York--Coney Island; Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria, 1830-1916; Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901; Alexander III, Emperor of Russia, 1845-1894; Umberto I, King of Italy, 1844-1900; William I, German Emperor, 1797-1888
Print shows Uncle Sam, Columbia, and Puck sitting at a table,
ready to enjoy a Thanksgiving turkey dinner in a gallery with
paintings on the wall in the background. Uncle Sam is gesturing
toward these paintings, which depict Irish uprisings and unrest in
England, volcanoes in Java, earthquakes in Italy, "Cholera" as the
grim reaper in Egypt, French colonialism, anarchy in Spain, German
militarism, and Alexander III, Emperor of Russia, standing on the
body of a peasant in a painting titled "Russian Reform." On the far
right, at a dock labeled "U.S. Navy," a ship in disrepair leans to
one side. A bulldog gnaws on a bone labeled "New York" beneath a
bench on the left. Caption: Uncle Sam "Well, we seem to be getting
along a little better than the rest of the world, and if we can't
be thankful for all that we have, we may at least be thankful that
there are some things we haven't."
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character); Columbia (Symbolic character); Thanksgiving Day; Dinners and dining; Turkeys; Art museums; International relations; Anarchism; Alexander II, Emperor of Russia, 1818-1881
Illustration shows the British lion and the Russian bear
threatening a turkey dressed as a Turk. Caption: England and
Russia, together - "Be my ally, or I'll give you the worst
thrashing you ever had in your life!"
International relations; Treaties; Lion; Bears; Turkeys; Symbolism; Great Britain; Turkey; Russia
Illustration shows William E. Gladstone standing on the balcony
of a building where the windows are labeled "Pride, Prestige,
Supremacy in India, Commerce, British Empire, [and] Control of the
Afghan Frontier" (which is above two broken windows). On the ground
is a thug identified as a "Russian Rapscallion" who is about to
throw a rock at "Gladstone" and the "British Empire." In the
background is a wretched hovel labeled "Russia." Caption: The
Russian rapscallion has no windows of his own, and he can afford to
throw stones at the house of the respectable Briton.
International relations; Rocks; Great Britain; Russia (Federation); Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898
Illustration shows Nicholas II and General Obruchev looking over
a "War Map" spread on a table, with "Russia" on one side, "England"
on the other, and "Afghanistan" between them. Beneath the table,
having come through a "Nihilists' Private Trap Door," is "the
Herald's Special Correspondent" with an over-sized right ear,
listening and holding a notebook labeled "N. Y. Herald." Caption:
Instantaneous sketch by Puck's special artist of the Herald's
special correspondent getting his important information about the
Czar and Gen. Obrutscheff.
Reporters and reporting; Spies; American newspapers; Strategy--Political aspects; Russia (Federation)--Saint Petersburg; Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1868-1918; Obruchev, N. N. (Nikolaĭ Nikolaevich), 1830-1904