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Halloween in the Badlands

Oct 31, 2011

Read how the cowboys of the badlands celebrated Halloween in 1885!

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Teddy Marries His Alice

Oct 27, 2011

On October 27, 1880, Theodore Roosevelt married Alice Hathaway Lee on what was also his 22nd birthday.

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Posted by Krystal Thomas on Oct 27, 2011 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Watch the TR Symposium LIVE!

Oct 26, 2011

This year we are excited to be able to offer live streaming of our Symposium’s lectures and discussions.

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Posted by Krystal Thomas on Oct 26, 2011 in Upcoming Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Meet the Theodore Roosevelt Association

Oct 24, 2011

Our 6th annual symposium starts in just a few days and this year is especially exciting as the 92nd annual meeting of the Theodore Roosevelt Association will be happening in conjunction with our symposium events. We are looking forward to welcoming TRA members from around the country.

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This is a democracy; the spring can not rise higher than the source

Oct 20, 2011

On October 20, 1911, only a few weeks after his well-known New Nationalism speech, Theodore Roosevelt delivered an address entitled “The Conservation of Womanhood and Childhood” at Carnegie Hall in New York.

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A major step for labor in the United States

Oct 18, 2011

When our new website launches in late fall of this year, dozens of articles discussing Theodore Roosevelt's family and friends, major events and place will be available for users. Here is a sneak peek at the article on the 1902 Anthracite Coal Strike.

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Posted by Krystal Thomas on Oct 18, 2011 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

It takes more than that to kill a Bull Moose

Oct 14, 2011

On October 14, 1912, while making a campaign stop in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Theodore Roosevelt was shot in the chest.

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There are enough high flyers up there already!

Oct 12, 2011

Theodore Roosevelt in FlightWhile visiting an air meet arranged by the Wright Brothers in St. Louis on October 11, 1910, Theodore Roosevelt was invited by flyer Arch Hoxsey to go up in his bi-plane with him.

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When he is where he cannot get into a scrape: The Story of Kermit Roosevelt

Oct 10, 2011

A second son was born premature to Theodore and Edith Roosevelt on October 10, 1889. Kermit Roosevelt was considered the sensitive one among the Roosevelt children, and Theodore once lamented the boy did “not have enough nerve” as he’d flinch when letting off roman candles.

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Posted by Krystal Thomas on Oct 10, 2011 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post