Following Roosevelt in Cuba
March 29, 2012
Few Americans have had the opportunity to walk in Roosevelt’s footsteps in the last 50 years of the Cuban Revolution but recently, a group from the TRA did!
Is Politics the Life for Me?
March 21, 2012
Holding any public office isn't easy and one man turned to the president in 1902 and asked how to begin a life of politics.
Roosevelt, the Young Naturalist
March 15, 2012
Long before he considered a career in politics, Theodore Roosevelt thought he would be a naturalist.
The Heir of Abraham Lincoln
March 13, 2012
Roosevelt and race is never an easy topic to explore but this letter gives us some insight into how he saw himself and his party in that debate.
March 09, 2012
President Roosevelt’s love of physical activity was on display throughout his life. Many manifestations of this are well known; boxing at Harvard, ranching in Dakota Territory, hunting in Africa; but he was also willing to look outside of traditional American recreation. In 1902, Roosevelt turned his gaze to the Orient and briefly became a practitioner of the Japanese martial art of jiu-jitsu.
March 02, 2012
A subject tag, Families, leads to a lot of letters which give an interesting perspective on how highly Theodore Roosevelt prized a large family.