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Chippendale desk of Ansley Wilcox

Description:

A Sheraton-style Chippendale desk manufactured in England circa 1790 where Theodore Roosevelt wrote his first proclamation to the nation following his 1901 inauguration. Desk has large slant top with corners decorated with inlay of light wood in fan design. Inside are seven cubbyholes, seven small drawers, three large drawers, and two concealed drawers. Beneath are four full length drawers with brass pulls and brass framed keyhole. Made of English walnut with an oak base.

Resource Type: Desk

Subject: Desks; Inauguration

Date: 1790?

Reform without bloodshed

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt stands in front of a desk holding a stack of papers labeled "Reform Bills" for Governor Cleveland to sign.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Social problems--Government policy; Social reformers; Civil service reform; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1884-04-19

Theodore Roosevelt, Republican candidate for Mayor of New York

Description:

Illustration of Theodore Roosevelt as the Republican Candidate for Mayor of New York from the October 23, 1886, edition of Harper's Weekly. The image was taken by the Notman Photographic Company, Albany, New York.


Resource Type: Magazine

Subject: Magazine illustration; Portraits; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1886-10-23

Cardboard fan from 1893 World's Columbian Exposition

Description:

Cardboard fan on a wooden handle, souvenir of Chicago's 1893 Columbian Exposition. One side of the fan includes a color illustration of the fair grounds; other side has an advertisement for a "Blue Label" (Union-made) Cigar -- including a quote from Theodore Roosevelt regarding tenement house factories.


Resource Type: Other

Subject: World's Columbian Exposition; Cigar industry; Cigars; Exhibitions; Fairs; Fans; Labor laws and legislation; Illinois--Chicago; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1893

Roosevelt-Keane mass meeting

Description:

Program for a mass meeting "In the Interests of the Enforcement of Laws and a Proper Respect for the Lord's Day." Speakers include Bishop John J. Keane, president of the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., and New York City Police Commissioner Theodore Roosevelt. Program includes copies of the invitations extended to Roosevelt and Keane, proceedings of the meeting, and the text of the speeches.

Resource Type: Pamphlet

Subject: Meetings; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Religion and politics; Sunday legislation; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1895-09-11

Board of Police Commissioners of New York

Description:

Black and white drawing of the Board of Police Commissioners of New York showing five men seated around a table. The men are, from left to right, Major William H. Kipp, Theodore Roosevelt, Andrew D. Parker, Avery De Lano Andrews, and Frederick Dent Grant.

Resource Type: Drawing

Subject: New York (State); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Parker, Andrew D.; Andrews, Avery De Lano, 1864-1959; Grant, Frederick Dent, 1850-1912

Date: 1895-1897

Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Two pages from an unidentified book with a short biography and photograph of Theodore Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Other

Subject: Politicians--Biography; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1895-1897

The duties and rights of citizenship

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt's speech to the graduating class of Peirce School in Philadelphia in 1897. The cover bears a small black and white oval portrait of Theodore Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Pamphlet

Subject: Citizenship--Philosophy; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Business schools; Pennsylvania--Philadelphia; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1897

Celluloid campaign button of Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Round, cream colored celluloid campaign button with black and white portrait of Theodore Roosevelt in Rough Rider hat. The button was used as part of Roosevelt's campaign for governor of New York. The reverse side is covered with paper and has printed "You Can't/Stop Teddy's Luck/The Rabbit's Foot Charm."

Resource Type: Button, Political

Subject: Governors--Election; Campaign paraphernalia; Campaign buttons; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1898

Charge of the Roosevelt Rough Riders

Description:

Sheet music for "The Charge of the Roosevelt Rough Riders" a patriotic march. The cover features an illustration of soldiers advancing in formation led by an officer on horseback.

Resource Type: Music, Sheet

Subject: Marches; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1898

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