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Finding the Magic in Postcards

Aug 20, 2015

Coming from a background in art, I spent most of my graduate career working in archives at institutions whose focus was primarily in art and photography. So, it is not surprising that I was instantly drawn to the newspapers, postcards, cartoons, and greeting cards because of their visual appeal. While completing a copy-cataloging assignment for the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site Collection, I stumbled upon four postcards that I was drawn to. 

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Posted by Leah Rios on Aug 20, 2015 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Campaign Pins: Political Swag as Conversation Starters

Aug 13, 2015

Every summer, interns from around the country join us in our work on the TR Digital Library. We often ask them to share their experiences in the blog. Jean Nudell takes a look back at the use of campaign pins in the political process.

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Posted by Jean Nudell on Aug 13, 2015 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Tracing Roosevelt's Speeches Stop by Stop

Aug 10, 2015

Every summer interns from around the country join us in our work on the TR Digital Library. We often ask them to share their experiences in the blog. Jared Ward used StoryMap to create a digital narrative of TR's speeches in the spring and summer of 1903. It was a strenuous schedule.

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Posted by Jared Ward on Aug 10, 2015 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Theodore Roosevelt and the Law

Aug 04, 2015

In preparation for our 10th annual symposium this fall, we’ve prepared a collection of items from the digital library related to the symposium theme, “Theodore Roosevelt and the Law.”

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Posted by Pamela Pierce on Aug 04, 2015 in Current Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post