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Listening to Theodore Roosevelt

Jun 29, 2012

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.

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Posted by Krystal Thomas on Jun 29, 2012 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Helen Keller's Roosevelt Connection

Jun 27, 2012

In early 1903, “Miss Helen” paid a visit to the White House and met with President Roosevelt.

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Posted by Krystal Thomas on Jun 27, 2012 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Summer at Oyster Bay

Jun 21, 2012

 

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.

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

Taft Wins and a Third Party is Born

Jun 19, 2012

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.

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Posted by Krystal Thomas on Jun 19, 2012 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Have You Created a Collection Yet?

Jun 14, 2012

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!

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Posted by Krystal Thomas on Jun 14, 2012 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

The Power of a Gift

Jun 12, 2012

The Saturday Evening Post 

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.

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Posted by Sharon Kilzer on Jun 12, 2012 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)  |  Share this post

Establishing Elkhorn

Jun 07, 2012

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.

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Posted by Krystal Thomas on Jun 07, 2012 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Getting to Know Roosevelt Outside the Presidency

Jun 05, 2012

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.

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Posted by Ali Caron on Jun 05, 2012 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post