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Theodore Roosevelt and the Growth of the Gridiron

Aug 15, 2017

A timeline of Theodore Roosevelt's role in sustaining the game of football.

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Posted by Christa Daugherty on Aug 15, 2017 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

The Well-Read President

Aug 08, 2017

Working in President Theodore Roosevelt's papers this summer, I was impressed with the quantity and variety of books that the man read, despite his busy schedule. 

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Posted by Karen Sieber on Aug 08, 2017 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Natural Bridges National Monument – Notes from the National Park Vagabond

Jul 28, 2017

TR’s legacy is alive at Natural Bridges. 

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Posted by Valerie Naylor on Jul 28, 2017 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Platt National Park - A Delightful Surprise: Notes from the National Park Vagabond

Apr 20, 2017

I spent a pleasant spring weekend in Platt National Park near Sulphur, Oklahoma, created in 1906 during Theodore Roosevelt’s administration. 

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Posted by Valerie Naylor on Apr 20, 2017 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

In Search of Teddy Crombie: The Later Years

Apr 10, 2017

A young admirer of Theodore Roosevelt, Teddy Crombie, wrote him from Pompeys Pillar, Montana, in 1912. Who was this young man, and what happened to him?

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Posted by Sharon Kilzer and Shanna Shervheim on Apr 10, 2017 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

In Search of Teddy Crombie: The Crombies in Dickinson

Apr 07, 2017

A young admirer of Theodore Roosevelt, Teddy Crombie, wrote him from Pompeys Pillar, Montana, in 1912. Who was this young man, and what happened to him?

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Posted by Sharon Kilzer and Shanna Shervheim on Apr 07, 2017 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

In Search of Teddy Crombie: Who is Teddy?

Apr 05, 2017

A young admirer of Theodore Roosevelt, Teddy Crombie, wrote him from Pompeys Pillar, Montana, in 1912. Who was this young man, and what happened to him?

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Posted by Sharon Kilzer and Shanna Shervheim on Apr 05, 2017 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Dare to Compete Against TR in Writing

Feb 09, 2017

I’m fascinated by books and writing. TR’s correspondence offers a glimpse into publication history and who gets to tell a story in print.

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Posted by Pamela Pierce on Feb 09, 2017 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)  |  Share this post

El Morro National Monument: Notes from the National Park Vagabond

Jan 27, 2017

El Morro National Monument, established on December 8, 1906, may be the second national monument proclaimed by Theodore Roosevelt after the passage of the Antiquities Act.  (Devils Tower in Wyoming was the first.)  TR established three monuments that day - Petrified Forest, Montezuma Castle, and El Morro.  Nobody knows which he proclaimed first, but the last two superintendents of El Morro have assured me, with a wink, that El Morro must have been the first one of the day.

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Posted by Valerie Naylor on Jan 27, 2017 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

TR and the American Family

Dec 08, 2016

I wonder what TR would say about the state of the American family – and by extension, the state of the country itself – in 2016?

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Posted by Cali Neuberger on Dec 08, 2016 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post
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