Theodore Roosevelt was known as a powerful orator who gave hundreds, if not thousands, of speeches over his political career. He also enjoyed a career at the dawn on a new century when technology was starting to make recording picture and sound a reality.
In early 1903, “Miss Helen” paid a visit to the White House and met with President Roosevelt.
For the Roosevelts during the White House years, Summer meant debunking to their beloved family home, Sagamore Hill, or what was affectionately known as the Summer White House.
The months leading up to the Republican National Convention in June of 1912 were historic for American democracy. 1912 was the first year that primaries were ever held and William Howard Taft, Theodore Roosevelt and Robert La Follette were all running for the Republican Party nomination.
Creating a public collection is a great way to keep track of documents you find in the Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library and letting others know what you found!
Since we started our work on the Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library, a number of individuals have gifted physical Roosevelt items to us which complement the digital collections like this 1912 issue of The Saturday Evening Post.
On June 9, 1884, Theodore Roosevelt arrived back in Dakota Territory, a very different man from the one who left. It would be on this sojourn in Dakota that he established the ranch that is most associated with his time in the Badlands.
Our interns have started work and throughout the summer, we'll be sharing their experiences with you through blog posts they write. Today, a former intern returns to share her recent discoveries while working in the Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace collection.