January 31, 2012
Not everything in our collections is a letter or a telegram or a picture. We have lots of different resource types from school homework to calling cards to, a personal favorite, menus.
…Save the Nation from Ourselves!
January 26, 2012
An election year is upon us, as is the centennial celebration of the 1912 presidential elections, one of the most historic presidential races in American history.
Hero Told to Oversee!
January 24, 2012
Some wordplay on Roosevelt's name to catch a glimpse at an early 20th century pastime!
Talking Across the Ocean
January 18, 2012
January 18, 1903 was a cold, clear night at the Marconi station at Wellfleet, Massachusetts when Guglielmo Marconi transmitted the first trans-Atlantic wireless radio message from Theodore Roosevelt to King Edward of Great Britain.
Preserving the Grand Canyon
January 11, 2012
On January 11, 1908, President Roosevelt used the Antiquities Act to set aside over 800,000 acres of land in Arizona and declared the Grand Canyon a national monument.
The Man Vying for the Presidency...
January 09, 2012
In the 1904 election cycle, Lyman Abbott used the Outlook magazine to present a portrait of President Roosevelt.
Moxie: Vigor; Verve; Pep
January 05, 2012
Moxie was one of the companies who tried to harness Theodore Roosevelt's popularity to sell their products. However, they neglected to ask him before doing so.