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Letter from Sarah Flandrau Cutcheon to Charles Macomb Flandrau

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Sally Flandrau Cutcheon describes a recent bicycling adventure. Her neighbors are installing a telephone and she has ambitions to publish a book.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Bicycles; Telephone--Installation; Publishers and publishing; Universities and colleges--Examinations; Anglicans--Clergy; Minnesota--Fort Snelling; Minnesota--Minnehaha Creek; Minnesota--Minnehaha Falls; Selmes, Martha (Patty) Macomb Flandrau, 1861-1923; King, Isabella Greenway, 1886-1953; Flandrau, Charles E. (Charles Eugene), 1828-1903; Flandrau, Rebecca Blair McClure Riddle, 1839-1911; Flandrau, William Blair, 1875-1938; White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885; Cutcheon, Franklin Warner M., 1864-1936; Dinsmore, Julia Stockton, 1833-1926

Date: 1896-05-26

Letter from Sarah Flandrau Cutcheon to Charles Macomb Flandrau

Description:

Sally Flandrau Cutcheon wishes she could see Charles Macomb Flandrau in his cap and gown. Cutcheon recently attended a wedding and plans to visit Fort Snelling. She regrets not being able to go to Boone County, Kentucky, with her family.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Academic costume; Summer; Marriage; Weddings; Authors and publishers; Short stories; Dinners and dining; Luncheons; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Minnesota--Saint Paul; Minnesota--Fort Snelling; Kentucky--Boone County; Selmes, Martha (Patty) Macomb Flandrau, 1861-1923; King, Isabella Greenway, 1886-1953; Flandrau, Charles E. (Charles Eugene), 1828-1903; Flandrau, Rebecca Blair McClure Riddle, 1839-1911; Flandrau, William Blair, 1875-1938; Cutcheon, Franklin Warner M., 1864-1936; Dinsmore, Julia Stockton, 1833-1926

Date: 1896-06-18?

The popular tendency to rail at wealth is not entirely justified

Description:

At the center, a group of working class individuals complain about the selfish accumulation of wealth by a small percentage of society. The surrounding vignettes illustrate the philanthropic deeds of the rich, such as a "Museum of Art" open to all, "Low-Rent Tenements," "Free Milk for the Poor," "Free Ice for the Poor," "Fresh Air Excursion for Poor Mothers and Children," "Free Kindergarten for Poor Children," colleges endowed by wealthy citizens, health care centers, and "Free" libraries. Caption: Chorus of the Poor Man, the Socialist, the Dissatisfied Laborer, the Populist Farmer, the Demagogue, the Chronic Idler, and the Struggling Professional Man--"Down with Selfish, Grasping Capital!"

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Rich people; Museums; Universities and colleges; Working class; Humanitarianism

Date: 1897-07-07

The modern plague

Description:

Uncle Sam sits in a hammock, holding a fan, beset by swarms of locust-like pests streaming from a "Law School," "Medical College," and a "Theological Institute," each carrying a diploma. Caption: The mills are starting up again for next year's visitation.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Uncle Sam (Symbolic character); Universities and colleges; Diploma mills; Lawyers; Physicians; Theologians

Date: 1897-09-22

Letter from Henry Walcott Farnam to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Henry Walcott Farnam encloses the program for the Yale bicentennial celebration and hopes Vice President Roosevelt can attend.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Universities and colleges--Anniversaries, etc.; Yale University

Date: 1901-08-31

Invitation from the President and Fellows of Yale University to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

The President and Fellows of Yale University invite Vice President Roosevelt to stay at the home of William Whitman Farnam during the two hundredth anniversary celebrations of the founding of Yale College.

Resource Type: Invitation

Subject: Universities and colleges--Anniversaries, etc.; Yale University

Date: 1901-09

Letter from Evert Jansen Wendell to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Evert Jansen Wendell accepts Vice President Roosevelt's invitation to lunch at Oyster Bay, New York, on September 27. He asks Roosevelt to preside at a dinner for an English athletic team being held by Harvard and Yale. Wendell congratulates Roosevelt on the news of President McKinley's recovery from an attempted assassination.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; Scheduling; Etiquette; College sports; Presidents--Health; Presidents--Assassination attempts; Presidents--Assassination; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Harvard College (1780- ); Yale University; McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1901-09-10

Letter from Evert Jansen Wendell to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Evert Jansen Wendell accepts Vice President Roosevelt's invitation to lunch at Oyster Bay, New York, on September 27. He asks Roosevelt to preside at a dinner for an English athletic team being held by Harvard and Yale. Wendell congratulates Roosevelt on the news of President McKinley's recovery from an attempted assassination.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; Scheduling; Etiquette; College sports; Presidents--Health; Presidents--Assassination attempts; Presidents--Assassination; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Harvard College (1780- ); Yale University; McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1901-09-10

State funeral

Description:

The Winsted Evening Citizen includes the details of President McKinley's state funeral in the Rotunda of the Capitol. It also gives an account of the funeral train, the arraignment of Leon Czolgosz, and how Theodore Roosevelt has asked McKinley's secretaries to remain in office through 1904.

Resource Type: Newspaper

Subject: Presidents--Assassination; Presidents--Inauguration; Anarchists; Universities and colleges--Centennial celebrations, etc.; Yale University; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Czolgosz, Leon F., 1873?-1901; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; McKinley, Ida Saxton, 1847-1907

Date: 1901-09-18

Letter from Nehemiah Day Sperry to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Representative Sperry forwards a request from New Haven, Connecticut, and Yale University for President Roosevelt to visit during the university's upcoming bicentennial.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Universities and colleges--Anniversaries, etc.; Connecticut--New Haven; Yale University

Date: 1901-09-23

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