At the TR Center, our primary goal is to share the entirety of works related to Theodore Roosevelt with the public, but often the Center is not able to publish items online because they are still under copyright.
The Library of Congress Manuscript division houses the Theodore Roosevelt Papers, which make up a large portion of the digital library.
It is satisfying to link together seemingly unconnected items within our digital library. One of our interns describes making connections like this while working with items from the Progressive Era.
Our summer interns, working from their homes in various places throughout the United States, have contributed greatly to our digitization progress. Their efforts are truly appreciated.
Lisa shares the connection she felt living near the Panama Canal while interning for the Theodore Roosevelt Center.
Veronica from Michigan reflects on her experience as a summer intern for the Theodore Roosevelt Center.
The form letter is hardly a new invention. Today one of our interns takes a look at the use of form letters by Theodore Roosevelt and his secretary.
Everywhere you go, you can find Theodore Roosevelt. A recent trip to Fargo led to new connections of the Roosevelt story for the Theodore Roosevelt Center.
Theodore Roosevelt was known as a powerful orator who gave hundreds, if not thousands, of speeches over his political career. He also enjoyed a career at the dawn on a new century when technology was starting to make recording picture and sound a reality.
Creating a public collection is a great way to keep track of documents you find in the Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library and letting others know what you found!