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California Republican campaign songster

Description:

Songbook supporting the 1900 presidential campaign of President McKinley and Governor Roosevelt in California. The cover features illustrations of the candidates.

Resource Type: Music, Sheet

Subject: Presidents--Election--Songs and music; Campaign songs; Political ballads and songs; Uncle Sam (Symbolic character); California; Ireland; California--Mount Shasta; Washington (D.C.)--White House Gardens; Washington (D.C.); Alaska; North America--Rio Grande; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Tammany Hall; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925

Date: 1900

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

President Roosevelt congratulates Ted on his victory at Groton, and then begins to describes a normal day at the White House. Roosevelt discusses his and Mrs. Roosevelt's enjoyment of the White House and the White House Gardens, and details which trees and plants are flowering. Roosevelt also highlights his and Mrs. Roosevelt's favorite entertainment of horseback riding and travel. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Flowering trees; Horsemanship; Dinners and dining; Meetings; Washington (D.C.)--White House Gardens; White House (Washington, D.C.); Groton School; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1904-05-28

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Ethel Roosevelt

Description:

President Roosevelt acknowledges his daughter Ethel's letters and talks of horseback riding with Mother and strolling the White House gardens.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Recreation; Horses; Presidents' pets; Washington (D.C.)--White House Gardens; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1904-06-11

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Ethel Roosevelt

Description:

President Roosevelt writes his daughter Ethel to praise her for taking care of the children, keeping down expenses and making bread. He says she would have enjoyed being at Valley Forge with him and also describes the beauty of the White House gardens.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Praise; Presidents--Travel; Washington (D.C.)--White House Gardens; Pennsylvania--Valley Forge National Historical Park

Date: 1904-06-21

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to John Burroughs

Description:

President Roosevelt informs John Burroughs that Yellowstone Park bears have been getting their paws stuck in tin cans from garbage heaps, and that Buffalo Jones has been trying to capture the bears to “cure” them. He says the White House is lovely, and red-headed woodpeckers are their most decorative birds.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: National parks and reserves; National parks and reserves--Employees; National parks and reserves--Management; Bears; Bears--Behavior; Animal health; Animal rescue; United States--Yellowstone National Park; Washington (D.C.)--White House Gardens; Rocky Mountains; Jones, Charles Jesse, 1844-1919

Date: 1904-08-12

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

Description:

President Roosevelt writes to his son Kermit to discuss his views on sadness in fiction. He mentions entertaining Frederick Selous, who told exciting stories to Ethel, Archie, and Quentin. Roosevelt adds that it is Quentin's birthday and they played all sorts of games. He ends by saying he walks every morning with Edith, and the gardens are disheveled. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Entertaining; Books and reading--Moral and ethical aspects; Group games; Birthday parties; Washington (D.C.)--White House Gardens; Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918; Meyer, George von Lengerke, 1858-1918; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Derby, Ethel Roosevelt, 1891-1977; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979; Selous, Frederick Courteney, 1851-1917; Garfield, James Rudolph, 1865-1950; Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946; Bacon, Robert, 1860-1919; Stewart, Philip Battell, 1865-1957

Date: 1905-11-19

Letter from George F. Allison to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

George F. Allison writes to President Roosevelt regarding the treatment of Mrs. Minor Morris.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters; Scandals; Washington (D.C.)--White House Gardens

Date: 1906-01-11

Letter from Brander Matthews to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Brander Matthews writes to his friend President Theodore Roosevelt that he has received books recently on Japan and the Orient, written by a "clever and clear" French writer with a traveling scholarship who writes without bias. With his only child off to university, the Matthews household is lonely. It was good of Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt to send flowers from the White House conservatory. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Authors, French; Flowers; Only child; College students--Family relationships; Books and reading; Japan; Asia--Orient; Washington (D.C.)--White House Gardens; White House (Washington, D.C.)

Date: 1906-05-16

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

Description:

President Roosevelt writes to his son Kermit to ask if he knows what happened to the box of Roosevelt's guns. He also says he has been spending a lot of time with Edith and thanks Kermit for suggesting he write to Arthur William Merrifield.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Hunting guns; Presidents--Social life and customs; Presidents' pets; Horses; Washington (D.C.)--White House Gardens; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1906-10-09

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

Description:

President Roosevelt writes his son Kermit to congratulate him on being third in his class at Groton School that month. Roosevelt also updates Kermit on his work, the state of the country, and the gardens at the White House. Roosevelt closes by saying he and Edith enjoyed Seymour Blair's poems in the last Grotonian.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Students--Rating of; Presidents--Attitudes; Poetry; Washington (D.C.)--White House Gardens; Groton School; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1907-05-27

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