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Naylor Joins TR Hunt

May 18, 2016

Happy 100th birthday to the National Park Service! This year the TR Center is joining with Valerie Naylor to hunt out the TR related collections in parks dedicated by him. 

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Posted by Pamla Kukla on May 18, 2016 in Current Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

The Nature of Politics: From Slanderer and Liar to Ally

Apr 26, 2016

A well-known cartoon by Homer Davenport depicts a reverent Uncle Sam clasping TR on the back. The cartoon is captioned, “He’s good enough for me.” Perhaps the cartoon contributed to TR securing his 1904 presidential win. TR writes to Davenport afterward, thanking him for the cartoon “with all my heart.” Mutual sentiment and respect it seems. Or was it?

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Posted by Pamla Kukla on Apr 26, 2016 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)  |  Share this post

Such a Big Dream, You Can't See It All

Apr 18, 2016

I discovered the photographer wasn’t just a family friend but the famous photographer Edward Curtis. If the name doesn’t click right away, his images and his legacy will. Curtis’ passion was photographing the vanishing Native American tribes of the United States.  The passion would possess him for 30 years and in the end drain him financially and emotionally.

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Posted by Pamla Kukla on Apr 18, 2016 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)  |  Share this post

2016 TR Symposium Image: The Infamous and Famous

Apr 11, 2016

The 2016 Theodore Roosevelt Symposium will examine Roosevelt as a campaigner. The official symposium image shows Silver Dollar Tabor, a young lady almost as (in)famous in the West as Theodore Roosevelt.

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Posted by Judy Nolte Temple and Pamela Pierce on Apr 11, 2016 in Current Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Up Close and Personal: A Primary Source Encounter

Mar 28, 2016

I thrive on the encounter with primary sources. The TR Center looks forward to continuing to share the history and life of Theodore Roosevelt through new materials added to the digital library.

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Posted by Pamela Pierce on Mar 28, 2016 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

In Your Easter Bonnet: Too Many Frills for Puck's Taste?

Mar 22, 2016

As this week ends in the Easter celebration, do your plans include an Easter bonnet and a walk around town to show it off?

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Posted by Pamla Kukla on Mar 22, 2016 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

A Propitious Sign from the Ocean

Mar 04, 2016

We had been talking about young Theodore Roosevelt at our meeting. And here was a seal right before us!

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Posted by Clay Jenkinson on Mar 04, 2016 in Upcoming Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)  |  Share this post

TR Was a True Writer

Feb 25, 2016

A true writer, TR, knew exactly how to convey a message. 

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Posted by Pamla Kukla on Feb 25, 2016 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

How to Accomplish More in a Day Like TR

Feb 18, 2016

TR’s accomplishments set an example for those who wish to make a mark on the world. Is anyone up for “deep work”?

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Posted by Pamla Kukla on Feb 18, 2016 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)  |  Share this post

Butter: Not Just for Toast

Feb 11, 2016

Butter is great in my opinion. It goes with about everything imaginable, even Theodore Roosevelt. While cataloging documents from the State Historical Society in North Dakota, I came across a picture of a butter sculpture depicting Theodore Roosevelt astride a horse. It captivated me and led to a slight obsession for a week or two. 

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Posted by Pamla Kukla on Feb 11, 2016 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post
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