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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Edith Kermit Carow

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Theodore Roosevelt had an asthma attack but has recovered. He explored a cave in the Albano area and has been playing soldiers with some Roman friends. Of the Roman sites, Roosevelt has seen the Colosseum and tombs along the Latin way. The Roosevelts are looking forward to returning home and leave for New York on May 15.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Family vacations; Asthma; Caving; Play; Italy--Albano Laziale; Italy--Via Latina; Colosseum (Rome, Italy); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933

Date: 1870-01-28

Alice Hathaway Lee, Corinne Roosevelt Robinson, and Anna Roosevelt

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Alice Hathaway Lee, left, seated facing camera, hands clasped in lap, head turned slightly to right. Corinne Roosevelt Robinson, center, seated, 3/4 profile view, left side. Anna Roosevelt, right, seated facing camera, hands clasped in lap.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884

Date: 1870-1880?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

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The family misses Martha Bulloch Roosevelt but everyone is well. Five boys visited last Saturday and they had a beautiful time. They were noisy but didn't break anything. During Sunday school, everyone laughed at the biblical story of Job's comforters, whom Anna Roosevelt called "scallawags."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Play; Sunday schools; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931

Date: 1871-04-22?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Bulloch Gracie

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Theodore Roosevelt and his friends set off large numbers of fireworks over the Fourth of July and they all have some burns. Corinne Roosevelt had an asthma attack but has recovered. Roosevelt is now permitted to stay in the water as long as he likes but he was almost drowned the other day after being caught under water. He is studying English, French, German, and Latin.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Fourth of July; Fireworks; Swimming; Language and languages--Study and teaching; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931

Date: 1872-07-07

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Bulloch Gracie

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Theodore Roosevelt writes to his aunt about his family's July 4 celebration. He describes fireworks and mentions that he is now allowed to stay in the water as long as he likes, although he almost drowned. The letter ends with Roosevelt asking Anna Bulloch Gracie to give his love to his cousins and uncles.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Fourth of July; Swimming; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933

Date: 1872-07-09

The Roosevelt family and others in Egypt

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Photograph of the Roosevelt family and fellow travelers taken during a trip to Egypt. Back row: Francis Merriam, Nathaniel Thayer, Smith Clift. Middle row, seated from left to right: Bessie Clift, Martha Bulloch Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Sr., Mrs. Smith Clift, Edith Clift, and Augustus Jay. Front row, seated on the floor: Anna Roosevelt Cowles, Corinne Roosevelt Robinson, Theodore Roosevelt and Elliott Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Merriam, Francis; Thayer, Nathaniel; Clift, Smith; Clift, Bessie; Roosevelt, Martha Bulloch, 1835-1884; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878; Clift, Edith; Jay, Augustus; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894

Date: 1872-1873?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

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Theodore and Elliott Roosevelt are well but Corinne Roosevelt is often homesick. Roosevelt has been studying German and French. He even overhears some Minkwitz family conversations as they don't believe he can understand them. Roosevelt is concerned about the location of his boxing gloves and gun.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Homesickness; Language and languages--Study and teaching; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931

Date: 1873-05-29

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Theodore Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt suffered an asthma attack but has recovered and is in "perfect health and spirits." He has recently taken a walk in the country, visited a beer garden, attended an open air concert, and shot air rifles. When not studying, Roosevelt has been spending his time translating natural history, wrestling, and cooking.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Asthma; Outdoor recreation; Cooking; Language and languages--Study and teaching; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931; Roosevelt, Martha Bulloch, 1835-1884

Date: 1873-06-08

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Theodore Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt asks if his father has received the letter he wrote in German. Everyone is happy that Corinne Roosevelt has arrived in Dresden. Roosevelt confronted an acquaintance who swore too much but he has made a new friend named Edward Jacobs. They spent yesterday boxing and swimming. He received a letter from Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt and Anna Roosevelt who are doing well in Carlsbad.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: German language--Study and teaching--English speakers; Children--Social life and customs; Swearing; Boxing; Swimming; Czech Republic--Karlovy Vary; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Roosevelt, Martha Bulloch, 1835-1884; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931; Jacobs, Edward

Date: 1873-06-22

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt has just realized that spring has arrived. The birds are returning, and he enjoyed seeing and hearing large numbers of robins in the park. Last night's small party was a success. Anna Roosevelt has been an excellent housekeeper, and Roosevelt has performed his duty, winding the clocks, "in the most commendable manner."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Spring; Migratory birds; Robins; Entertaining; Chores; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931

Date: 1875-03-14

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