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Denver and Theodore Roosevelt

Apr 29, 2015

When I landed in Denver, I immediately started looking for mountains. Theodore Roosevelt might have done the same thing, aiming to climb the highest peak with whatever fascinating people happened to be in the area.

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Posted by Pamela Pierce on Apr 29, 2015 in Current Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

The Pleasure of Discovery and Proximity to History

Apr 27, 2015

Last week I completed research at the Arizona Historical Society in Tucson. The collection is poignant because of the close personal friendship TR had with Patty Selmes, John Greenway, and Robert Ferguson. This level of caring didn’t extend just from TR. It was shared by Kermit, Archie, Alice, Ted, Ethel, Quentin, and Edith Roosevelt. Here are some of the items in this collection:

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Posted by Pamela Pierce on Apr 27, 2015 in Current Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Presidential Speechwriting

Apr 17, 2015

Over the past couple of months, we have published a number of Theodore Roosevelt’s speeches, given during his two-month trip across the United States in 1903. Roosevelt traveled coast to coast – to Chicago and Milwaukee, on to Minneapolis and Bismarck, to Des Moines and St. Louis (for the World’s Fair), and on to Denver, San Francisco, Portland, and Seattle, and back.

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Posted by Pamela Pierce on Apr 17, 2015 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

In His Own Words: TR Dresses for a Hike with John Muir

Apr 07, 2015

Theodore Roosevelt prepares for a hike with John Muir.

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Posted by Pamela Pierce on Apr 07, 2015 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)  |  Share this post

Additions to the Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library

Apr 01, 2015

As the Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library grows, we realize the need to add tools to make it more useful. Through input from users and from our own experience using the site, we are continually dreaming up new and better features. Today we are proud to announce the following additions:

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Posted by Staff on Apr 01, 2015 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post