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Following Roosevelt in Cuba

Mar 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!

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Posted by Valerie Naylor on Mar 29, 2012 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)  |  Share this post

Is Politics the Life for Me?

Mar 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.

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Posted by Krystal Thomas on Mar 21, 2012 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Roosevelt, the Young Naturalist

Mar 15, 2012

Long before he considered a career in politics, Theodore Roosevelt thought he would be a naturalist.

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Posted by Krystal Thomas on Mar 15, 2012 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)  |  Share this post

The Heir of Abraham Lincoln

Mar 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.

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Posted by Krystal Thomas on Mar 13, 2012 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Theodore-san

Mar 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.

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Posted by Grant Carlson on Mar 09, 2012 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Families

Mar 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.

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Posted by Krystal Thomas on Mar 02, 2012 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post