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Happy Holidays!

December 25, 2010

Telegram from Quentin Roosevelt 

From all of us here at the Theodore Roosevelt Center, we wish you a safe and happy holiday season.

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Posted by Krystal Thomas on December 25, 2010 in Current Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Letters to a Candidate

December 21, 2010

During a search through the Library of Congress collection for a reference request, we stumbled across dozens of letters children wrote to Theodore Roosevelt during his 1912 campaign for President.

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Posted by Krystal Thomas on December 21, 2010 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Volunteer Spotlight Brenda from Pennsylvania

December 15, 2010

We’re continuing our series here on the Theodore Roosevelt blog to highlight our volunteers and what they bring to our digital library project. Our next volunteer to spotlight is Brenda from Pennsylvania.

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Posted by Krystal Thomas on December 15, 2010 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Discovering Roosevelt

December 13, 2010

 

From our intern's desk: Theodore Roosevelt was a quintessential American in what some would argue was a much simpler time. I don’t pretend to be an expert on Theodore Roosevelt, but over the course of the last six months I have been one of the privileged few to work on a project digitizing materials by and about him.

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Posted by Heidi Voller on December 13, 2010 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Roosevelt is Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

December 10, 2010

On December 10, 1906, Theodore Roosevelt became the first American to win a Nobel Prize. Roosevelt was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work surrounding the Treaty of Portsmouth, which ended the Russo-Japanese War.

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Posted by Krystal Thomas on December 10, 2010 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)  |  Share this post

Expanding the Monroe Doctrine

December 06, 2010

On December 4, 1904, President Roosevelt issued his annual message to Congress. Included in the message was what would come to be known as the Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine.

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Posted by Krystal Thomas on December 06, 2010 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

A Lifelong Partnership Begins

December 02, 2010

Edith and Theodore Roosevelt 

On this date in 1886, Theodore Roosevelt married Edith Kermit Carow in London, England.

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Posted by Krystal Thomas on December 02, 2010 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post