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In His Own Words: To Scare a Rhinoceros

Apr 25, 2014

After leaving the presidency in March 1909, Theodore Roosevelt and his son, Kermit, embarked on an African safari. TR was greatly interested in the rhinoceros at first, but it was not long before the animal became a real nuisance.

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Posted by Grant Carlson on Apr 25, 2014 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

A Story of First Love

Apr 22, 2014

The love story of Alice Hathaway Lee and Theodore Roosevelt is a very romantic one. Roosevelt himself described it as “a real case of love at first sight and my first love too.”

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Posted by Mariah Duran on Apr 22, 2014 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Midnight Escapade

Apr 16, 2014

Archie and Nick Roosevelt cleverly implicated President Roosevelt when they found themselves in trouble at the White House in November 1903.

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Posted by Keri Youngstrand on Apr 16, 2014 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Quentin and the White House Gang

Apr 11, 2014

Today's post was submitted by the Theodore Roosevelt Center's student intern, who is a Communications major at Dickinson State University.

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Posted by Mariah Duran on Apr 11, 2014 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Roosevelt's Contemporaries: Cecil Spring Rice

Apr 07, 2014

Cecil Spring Rice was born into an aristocratic Anglo-Irish family on February 27, 1859 in London, England. He met Theodore Roosevelt on a voyage home from Canada, and the two became fast friends. Spring Rice, henceforth called Springie by Roosevelt, served as his new friend’s best man at his wedding on December 2, 1886.

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Posted by Grant Carlson on Apr 07, 2014 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Serious Cartooning: The Modern Sword of Damocles

Apr 03, 2014

“The Modern Sword of Damocles,” published in Puck magazine on February 4, 1903, associates the threat that coal strikes pose to industrial production with the Greek legend of the Sword of Damocles.

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Posted by Grant Carlson on Apr 03, 2014 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post