Illustration shows the Tammany Tiger with the face of John
Kelly, sitting in a chair labeled "Board of Aldermen" and slumped
over a table, weeping on a sheet of paper that states "News from
Albany - Power of Summary. Removal Coming Next. Another Grand Mass
Meeting To-Morrow Night, Com. of Fifty"; on the floor around him
are claws labeled "Confirming Power" and teeth that have been
extracted by a tool labeled "Public Sentiment." Theodore Roosevelt
and Grover Cleveland are standing arm-in-arm in the background,
with Roosevelt holding large scissors labeled "Roosevelt Bill,"
which he has used to clip the claws of the Tammany Tiger. Among the
books on a bookshelf are two titles "Tammany Tracts [by] Kelly" and
"What are you going to do about it? [by] Tweed".
Tiger; Scissors and shears; Teeth; Corporations--Political activity--Law and legislation; Legislative bodies--U.S. states; New York (State); Tammany Hall; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Kelly, John, 1821-1886
Theodore Roosevelt writes his sister Anna Roosevelt Cowles to relay a story about son Kermit and how the children are enjoying dancing class. He describes New York City as "convulsed" over the Bradley-Martin ball and describes meeting with the heads of labor unions. He criticizes Flora Annie Steel's book On the Face of the Waters.
Children; Teeth; Balls (Parties)--Moral and ethical aspects; Meetings; Labor unions--Management; Books and reading; New York (State)--New York; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; Steel, Flora Annie Webster, 1847-1929; Martin, Bradley
A frightened man lies in bed, pulling up a blanket labeled "The
Senate." He sees in the darkness the spectacles and toothy grin of
President Theodore Roosevelt. There is a glowing lamp on a table in
Nightmares; Eyeglasses; Teeth; Fear; United States. Congress. Senate; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Metal campaign novelty item in the shape of teeth. Bottom says
"Teddy's Trade Mark Teeth." Roosevelt's teeth were seen as an
iconic part of his image.
Political campaigns; Teeth; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Kermit Roosevelt was sorry to hear of Martha Ferguson's recent
illness and Isabella Ferguson's anxiety. Roosevelt visited
Archibald B. Roosevelt at Groton School and they had a good time
even though Archibald has been having dental issues. Roosevelt is
still playing football and training for the two mile race.
Health; Children--Diseases; Teeth--Care and hygiene; Dentists; Football; Track and field; Groton School; King, Isabella Greenway, 1886-1953; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979