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Celebrating July 4th, 1898 - "the triumph of the American battle-ship"

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A gleeful Uncle Sam sits with John Bull, who is a sailor representing England, and six figures representing "Spain," "Italy" (Umberto I), "Austria" (Franz Joseph I), "France," Germany (William II), and "Russia" (Nicholas II), watching a fireworks display that shows the outline of a huge American battleship that illuminates the ruins of the "Spanish Fleet." The clouds of smoke show portraits of "Schley, Sampson, Hobson, [and] Dewey."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Uncle Sam (Symbolic character); John Bull (Symbolic character); Battleships; Fireworks; Kings and rulers; Fourth of July; Fourth of July celebrations; Schley, Winfield Scott, 1839-1911; Sampson, William Thomas, 1840-1902; Hobson, Richmond Pearson, 1870-1937; Dewey, George, 1837-1917; Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria, 1830-1916; Umberto I, King of Italy, 1844-1900; William II, German Emperor, 1859-1941; Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1868-1918

Date: 1898-07-06

For victory of our country's flag

Description:

Sheet music for the patriotic song "For Victory of Our Country's Flag," which celebrates the American military heroes of the Spanish-American War. The song is dedicated to the United States Army and Navy. The cover features a large American flag and photographs of prominent individuals from the war, including Governor Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Music, Sheet

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Patriotic music; War songs; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Merritt, Wesley, 1834-1910; Hobson, Richmond Pearson, 1870-1937; Dewey, George, 1837-1917; Schley, Winfield Scott, 1839-1911; Shafter, William Rufus, 1835-1906; Miles, Nelson Appleton, 1839-1925; Wheeler, Joseph, 1836-1906; Funston, Frederick, 1865-1917; Lee, Fitzhugh, 1835-1905

Date: 1899

The bugaboo of the anti-expansionist

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President McKinley rides an elephant driven by Marcus A. Hanna. The elephant is carrying Russell A. Alger, Nelson Dingley, William R. Day, and William T. Sampson. A second elephant follows, and a group of men that includes "Nelson A. Miles, Theodore Roosevelt, Joseph Wheeler, Fitzhugh Lee, Henry C. Lodge, William R. Shafter, Winfield S. Schley, John T. Morgan, Cushman K. Davis, George Dewey," and others, march alongside under the standard "Imperialism for Ever." A group of disgruntled men sit on the roadside, watching the procession.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Imperialism; Generals; Elephants; Standards, Military; Parades; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904; Alger, R. A. (Russell Alexander), 1836-1907; Day, William R. (William Rufus), 1849-1923; Sampson, William Thomas, 1840-1902; Dewey, George, 1837-1917; Davis, Cushman Kellogg, 1838-1900; Morgan, J. T. (John Tyler), 1824-1907; Schley, Winfield Scott, 1839-1911; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Lee, Fitzhugh, 1835-1905; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Wheeler, Joseph, 1836-1906; Miles, Nelson Appleton, 1839-1925; Shafter, William Rufus, 1835-1906; Dingley, Nelson, 1832-1899

Date: 1899-01-18

The parade of the pigmies

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Print shows Uncle Sam and Columbia observing from a viewing stand on the right and a group of American military officers observing from a viewing stand on the left, a small group of elderly men parading with a banner showing a portrait of Emilio Aguinaldo labeled "Aguinaldo Our Hero."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Uncle Sam (Symbolic character); Columbia (Symbolic character); Armed Forces--Officers; Parades; Aguinaldo, Emilio, 1869-1964; Dewey, George, 1837-1917; Schley, Winfield Scott, 1839-1911; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Shafter, William Rufus, 1835-1906; Miles, Nelson Appleton, 1839-1925; MacArthur, Arthur, 1845-1912; Otis, Elwell Stephen, 1838-1909; Bell, James Franklin, 1856-1919

Date: 1899-11-22

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

A political game

Description:

Illustration shows two women leaning out windows, on the left is an Irish domestic representing the "Dem. Party" and on the right is a well-dressed matron representing the "Rep. Party"; between them hangs a balance scale labeled "Party Politics" with Rear Admiral Schley on the left, trying to upset the balance by pulling on the chains, causing the scale to swing wildly, and with Admiral Sampson on the right, struggling to hang on.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Santiago, Battle of (Santiago de Cuba, Cuba : 1898); Admirals; Scales (Weighing instruments); Political parties; Democratic Party (U.S.); Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Sampson, William Thomas, 1840-1902; Schley, Winfield Scott, 1839-1911

Date: 1901-08-21

Telegram from Felix Agnus to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Felix Agnus recommends that Admiral Schley command the American fleet at the coronation of King Edward VII. He argues that appointing Admiral Crowninshield would be insulting as Crowninshield is responsible for starting the controversy around Schley's brave service during the Spanish-American War.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Armed Forces--Officers--Promotions; Armed Forces--Officers--Professional ethics; Coronations; International relations; Great Britain; Maryland--Baltimore; Washington (D.C.)--Pennsylvania Avenue; United States. Navy; Schley, Winfield Scott, 1839-1911; Crowninshield, A. S. (Arent Schuyler), 1843-1908; Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910

Date: 1901-10-26

Letter from E. C. Machen to Theodore Roosevelt

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E. C. Machen decries President Roosevelt's choice of Admiral Crowninshield to attend the coronation of King Edward VII of Great Britain. He strongly recommends that Admiral Schley represent the United States.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Coronations; Etiquette; Military service, Voluntary; International relations; Great Britain; United States. Navy; Crowninshield, A. S. (Arent Schuyler), 1843-1908; Schley, Winfield Scott, 1839-1911; Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910

Date: 1901-10-27

Letter from John Davis Long to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Secretary Long returns the letter from Mr. Agnus which accuses Admiral Crowninshield of doing an injustice towards Admiral Schley. If Schley would specify charges against Crowninshield an investigation could be started.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Conflict management; Military administration; Investigations; United States. Navy Department; Crowninshield, A. S. (Arent Schuyler), 1843-1908; Schley, Winfield Scott, 1839-1911

Date: 1901-10-31

Letter from Bellamy Storer to Theodore Roosevelt

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Ambassador Storer supports the negotiations in Rome and hopes that once the treaty is complete he can leave Madrid. Storer has read President Roosevelt's message and the Schley decision. He apologizes for his letters of "criticism and complaint."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Diplomatic and consular service, American; Diplomatic negotiations in international disputes; Treaties; International relations; Spain; Root, Elihu, 1845-1937; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Storer, Maria Longworth, 1849-1932; Schley, Winfield Scott, 1839-1911

Date: 1901-12-18

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