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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Mrs. Geraldyn Redmond

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President Roosevelt thanks Mrs. Geraldyn Redmond for her kindness to remember his birthday.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Thank-you notes; Birthdays

Date: 1901-11-01

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Andrew D. White

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt feels that the comptroller made a good decision in taking a man from the outside to make sure justice was done.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Justice, Administration of

Date: 1904-04-04

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Booker T. Washington

Description:

President Roosevelt thinks that the circular Booker T. Washington enclosed is "designed to do mischief to the Republican party." Roosevelt points out a number of things that are false, including the account of the "Lily White convention." Roosevelt also states that it is "preposterous" to support the same Republicans in Louisiana who have "failed to accomplish one thing for the negro in the State."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Press and politics; African Americans; Representative government and representation; White supremacy movements; Louisiana; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Williams, Frank B.; Cohen, Walter

Date: 1904-06-08

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Charles Wagner

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Theodore Roosevelt has enjoyed reading By the Fireside with Edith. Roosevelt also connected to Charles Wagner's previous book, The Simple Life. Edith Roosevelt sent Ethel the chapter on By the Fireside about relating to servants. Ethel is of "a somewhat masterful temper."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Books and reading; Household employees; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Derby, Ethel Roosevelt, 1891-1977

Date: 1904-06-13

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Ervin Wardman

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Theodore Roosevelt thanks Ervin Wardman for the work the New York Press is doing. Roosevelt would like everyone to know that he has labor men to lunch and dinner, just as he does capitalists.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Press and politics; Capitalism; Working class

Date: 1904-08-02

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Booker T. Washington

Description:

According to Theodore Roosevelt, the Evening Post is showing more than its usual amount of hypocrisy in regards to African Americans. The Evening Post is attacking Roosevelt, even though they pledged their support in the presence of John Hay. Roosevelt didn't believe them at the time. Roosevelt would like to go over the issues of the press with Washington.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Press and politics; African Americans; Cortelyou, George B. (George Bruce), 1862-1940; Hay, John, 1838-1905; Ogden, Rollo, 1856-1937

Date: 1904-08-02

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Daniel Edgar Sickles

Description:

Although he does not intend to go to war, President Roosevelt believes that some action must be taken against the opposition in Turkey to the "just protests of our missionaries."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: International relations; Missionaries; Turkey; Leishman, John George Alexander, 1857-1924

Date: 1904-08-08

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Booker T. Washington

Description:

President Roosevelt does trust the "mental honesty" of Rollo Ogden and Oswald Garrison Villard and is not surprised they are supporting Alton B. Parker and the Democratic Party.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Elections; Democratic Party (U.S.); Ogden, Rollo, 1856-1937; Parker, Alton B. (Alton Brooks), 1852-1926; Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906; Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949

Date: 1904-08-11

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Booker T. Washington

Description:

President Roosevelt does not know whether he will say anything publicly about the fourteenth amendment, but encloses his position to Booker T. Washington. Roosevelt would like to give African Americans the same "fair treatment" that Secretary Taft and Governor Wright have given to Filipinos.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Race relations; Constitutional amendments; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Philippines; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Wright, Luke E. (Luke Edward), 1846-1922

Date: 1904-08-18

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to John Grimes Walker

Description:

After speaking with Secretary Taft, President Roosevelt has decided that the employees of the Isthmian Canal Commission will be put under the Civil Service Commission.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Civil service; Employees; Isthmian Canal Commission (U.S.); United States Civil Service Commission; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930

Date: 1904-08-22

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