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Theodore Roosevelt shot by crank in Milwaukee street

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Front page of the New York Herald describing the attempted assassination of presidential candidate Theodore Roosevelt by John Schrank. 

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Assassination attempt; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Schrank, John Flammang, 1876-1943

Date: 1912-10-15

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt describes to his son Kermit the attempt on his life in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, by would-be assassin John Schrank. He explains why he decided to continue with his speech anyway. The letter is signed with Roosevelt's name by his wife Edith.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Assassination attempt; Gunshot wounds; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Derby, Ethel Roosevelt, 1891-1977; Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Schrank, John Flammang, 1876-1943

Date: 1912-10-19

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