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In His Own Words: Theodore Roosevelt Writes to Henry Cabot Lodge

Nov 28, 2014

Theodore Roosevelt thinks that there was "universal corruption" in the Lorimer case and believes "that things will turn out right in Massachusetts." He has been reading Fraser's first volume and has sent Senator Lodge one of his African trophies, a zebra skin.

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Posted by Pamela Pierce on Nov 28, 2014 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Food and Theodore Roosevelt

Nov 24, 2014

This week people across the country will sit down, reflect on lives well-lived, and then eat. Theodore Roosevelt’s life was also shaped by food and the people he chose to have at his table. Here is a selection of insights:

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Posted by Pamela Pierce on Nov 24, 2014 in Current Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

In His Own Words: President Theodore Roosevelt Defends Business Policies

Nov 19, 2014

President Theodore Roosevelt defends his business policies, including: the creation of the Department of Commerce, the ending of the Anthracite Coal Strike, and bringing suit against the Northern Securities Company.

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Posted by Pamela Pierce on Nov 19, 2014 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Writing About Theodore Roosevelt for National History Day

Nov 17, 2014

This year the theme of National History Day is “Leadership & Legacy in History.” It only makes sense that our nation’s 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt, rich in leadership and legacy, should come to mind. If you choose to complete a research project on Theodore Roosevelt, here are a few links that will help you out.

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Posted by Marlo Mallery Sexton on Nov 17, 2014 in Current Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library publishes 25,000th item on Third Anniversary

Nov 14, 2014

The Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library celebrates three successful years today along with the accomplishment of publishing the 25,000th item online at www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org.

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Posted by Pamela Pierce on Nov 14, 2014 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Reading with Roosevelt

Nov 12, 2014

The Theodore Roosevelt Center is proud to start a new program called Reading with Roosevelt.  Each month we will read a different book that TR also read. We will follow the titles listed in Roosevelt: Lover of Books, a pamphlet published by the Syracuse Public Library in 1920. As part of our discussion, we will look back at TR’s thoughts on each title.

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Posted by Pamela Pierce on Nov 12, 2014 in Current Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Roosevelt's Contemporaries: Ida McKinley

Nov 10, 2014

Ida McKinley is largely remembered as being a sickly first lady who was often seen on the arms of her husband. However, a recent biography on her, Ida McKinley: The Turn-of-the-Century First Lady through War, Assassination, and Secret Disability complicates that view.

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Posted by Pamela Pierce on Nov 10, 2014 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Exploring the Empire City

Nov 06, 2014

Ah, New York! The 95th annual meeting of the Theodore Roosevelt Association gave me the opportunity to meet old friends and new, to visit TR sites, and to drink in all that this great city has to offer.

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Posted by Sharon Kilzer on Nov 06, 2014 in Current Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

WWI Books and Films Recommended by Symposium Speakers

Nov 05, 2014

To update your understanding of World War I, here are some books and films recommended by the speakers at our recent symposium.

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Posted by Symposium Speakers on Nov 05, 2014 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Kermit Roosevelt

Nov 03, 2014

During our recent annual symposium, World War I and Theodore Roosevelt, humanities scholar Clay Jenkinson spoke about Kermit Roosevelt. Here, Clay introduces a new resource on Kermit that has just become available.

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Posted by Clay Jenkinson on Nov 03, 2014 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post