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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Robert Grant

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to author Robert Grant congratulating him on his recent "good luck," and mentions his brother Elliott Roosevelt's recent meeting with Mrs. Robert Grant.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Meetings; Wives; American literature--Male authors; Juristic persons; New York (State); Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Grant, Josephine

Date: 1882-10-26

Our American girls are capturing the House of Lords

Description:

A group of women in a gallery "Reserved for American Wives of English Lords" hold strings attached to crowns on the heads of their husbands in the House of Lords. Caption: A sure guarantee of peace between America and England.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Marriage; Legislators' spouses; Nobility; Puppets; Crowns; England; Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords

Date: 1895-12-18

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt Cowles

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt says his letters to sister Anna Roosevelt Cowles must be dull because he is so absorbed in his work. He describes all the things he must balance as Police Commissioner. Wife Edith is totally consumed with taking care of the children. They do not go out very much and Edith misses Washington.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Work; Police administration; Housewives; New York (N.Y.). Police Department; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910

Date: 1896-02-16

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Bradley T. Johnson

Description:

Governor Roosevelt informs General Johnson that he and Mrs. Roosevelt will most likely be unable to visit him as previously hoped, but that they will seize the opportunity to do so if it presents itself. The Roosevelts also encourage Johnson to visit them at the Executive Mansion in the upcoming winter if they do not see him prior.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Scheduling; Politicians--Social life and customs; Wives; New York (State)--Albany; American Republican Party (New York, N.Y.); New York State Executive Mansion (Albany, N.Y.); Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1898-11-21

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Bradley T. Johnson

Description:

Governor Roosevelt notifies General Johnson that his copy of Rough Riders is on its way and of his hesitation to collect photographs of all the men in his Rough Riders regiment. Roosevelt also thanks Johnson for the lithograph and notes that Mrs. Roosevelt very much enjoyed it.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898)--Peace; Photography; Books and reading; Authorship; Wives; Thank-you notes; Military service, Voluntary; Cuba; Philippines; New York State Executive Mansion (Albany, N.Y.); Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1899-07-31

Evidently newly wed

Description:

Illustration shows a housewife, noting a shortage of plates, asking the cook what has happened to the missing plates. Caption: Mrs. Sharpe (severely). -- Norah, I can find only seven of these plates. Where are the other five? Cook (in surprise). -- Sure, Mum, don't yez make no allowances for ordinary wear an' tear?

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Housewives; Household employees; Housekeeping

Date: 1901-05-22

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Bradley T. Johnson

Description:

Vice President Roosevelt responds to General Johnson's letter of May 25, 1901, and reflects on his friendship with the General. Roosevelt also reacts to the international press's criticism of a recent speech he gave in Buffalo, New York. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Monroe doctrine; Military policy; International relations--Press coverage; Thank-you notes; Wives; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Politicians--Public opinion; European newspapers; England--City of London; Germany; New York (State)--Buffalo; Monroe, James, 1758-1831

Date: 1901-05-31

Immaterial

Description:

Illustration shows a conversation between two Irish housewives, one is sitting in a chair, holding an infant, and with a young boy standing next to her, smoking a cigar. They are discussing the boy's desire to work for Richard Croker, a Tammany Hall boss. Caption: Mrs. Grogan. -- Little Patsy siz phwhin he grows up he wants ter git a job workin' fer Dick Croker. Mrs. Hogan. -- Doin' phwhat? Mrs. Grogan. -- Either mayor or jockey; - he don't care phwhich!

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Housewives; Mothers; Boys; Irish Americans; Employment (Economic theory); New York (State); Croker, Richard, 1843-1922

Date: 1901-08-14

Letter from Jacob Schloss to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Jacob Schloss is sending six complimentary cabinet photographs of Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt and requests that President Roosevelt visit for a photography session when he is in New York City.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Photographs; Cabinet photographs; Photography; Presidents--Family; Presidents' spouses; New York (State)--New York; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1901-09-25

The hired help "bugaboo"

Description:

Illustration shows a series of vignettes illustrating how women's social life impacts their domestic life, their problems with servants, the troubles neglected children get into, and how home life can be improved by curtailing their social life. The heading over the main scene states: Grand Federation of the Housewives of America for the Protection against incompetence, insolence, & dominance of the Servant Girl in the household.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Housewives; Housekeeping; Women

Date: 1901-11-06

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