Branding in the Badlands
May 03, 2013
Spring has arrived here in western North Dakota, and with it comes branding season. Calves are generally born throughout the early spring, and many are vaccinated and branded before being turned out. Brandings in this part of the world are often conducted much as they were years ago, and I have participated in quite a few.
March 21, 2013
Our website will experience some downtime in the next 10 days due to upgrades and other changes.
The Most American Thing About America
September 27, 2012
On Friday, September 21, 2012, Dickinson State University presented a Chautauqua Revue in Stickney Auditorium.
2012 Theodore Roosevelt Symposium will be Streamed Live!
September 20, 2012
Join us live online for this year's symposium, which spotlights the Progressive Era!
Preserving Theodore Roosevelt's Homes in North Dakota
September 11, 2012
Tom from Chicago describes the preservation of the Elkhorn and Maltese Cross ranches in North Dakota, including the history of the Maltese Cross cabin.
Archives and Preservation
September 05, 2012
One of our interns shares his perception of how useful archives can be, particularly for research used in the restoration of historic landmarks or buildings.
The Gilded Age
August 08, 2012
Krystal Thomas interviews Philip McFarland about his new book, Mark Twain and the Colonel.
Goodbye and Hello
August 01, 2012
The Theodore Roosevelt Center says farewell to Krystal Thomas, and introduces Keri Youngstrand.
July 27, 2012
As the world stands ready to watch the start of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London later today, it is interesting to look at Theodore Roosevelt’s slight association with the modern version of the Games.
A New Look at Theodore Roosevelt as Police Commissioner
February 29, 2012
Richard Zacks’ new book, Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt’s Doomed Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York, takes a closer look at Theodore Roosevelt’s time as a police commissioner of New York City.