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Theodore Roosevelt's Wild Ride to the Presidency: Part 2

Nov 22, 2016

On September 13, news that President McKinley was failing reached Vice President Roosevelt as he was coming down from Lake Tear-of-the-Clouds. Another message, received at 10 p.m., indicated that the president was dying, and Roosevelt began his famous dash through the night to Buffalo.

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Posted by Ashley Zengerski on Nov 22, 2016 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Theodore Roosevelt's Wild Ride to the Presidency: Part 1

Nov 15, 2016

In 1901, a series of events in Buffalo unfolded that pushed Vice President Theodore Roosevelt into the presidency. This two-part blog post will illustrate the tumultuous turn of events that began at the Pan-American Exposition.

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Posted by Ashley Zengerski on Nov 15, 2016 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

You Can Be Your Own Historian Too

Nov 03, 2016

Historians can use the Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library for as many books and theses as they may desire to publish. Yet I am contributing to the presentation of a wealth of primary sources which will make it possible for anyone with a thirst for knowledge to, in a wonderful sense, be their own historian.

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Posted by Rebecca Williams on Nov 03, 2016 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post