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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Alice Lee Roosevelt

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New York State Assemblyman Theodore Roosevelt reports to his wife Alice he has caused quit a stir with his speech against the Elevated Railroad Judges. There is a real fight ahead getting the debate from the table. He wishes he could be with Alice during her "nervous fits." 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Americans--Politics and government; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Judges; Spouses; Love

Date: 1882-04-06

Speeches on Municipal Reform

Description:

Assemblyman Roosevelt presents a bill that would allow the governor of New York absolute power in making appointments to various heads of departments within the government. In doing so, the governor would not need the confirmation or the rejection of the aldermen.

Resource Type: Speech

Subject: Americans--Politics and government; State governments--Law and legislation; State governments--Officials and employees--Selection and appointment; New York (State)--New York

Date: 1884-02-05

The Bad Lands Cow Boy Newspaper

Description:

The Bad Lands Cow Boy contains local, territorial, and federal news articles. In addition, it contains information about the cattle and ranching industry, criminal reports, a railroad schedule, and several advertisements.

Resource Type: Newspaper

Subject: Cattle trade; Ranching; Americans--Politics and government; American newspapers; United States--Little Missouri River; North Dakota--Badlands; Morès, Antoine Amédée Marie Vincent Manca de Vallombrosa, marquis de, 1858-1896; Hoffmann, Athenais Grymes von, 1832-1897

Date: 1884-02-07

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Assemblyman Roosevelt is unaware where a sketch of his life could be found. He provides a brief outline of his life with particular emphasis on his political activities.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Politicians--Biography; Americans--Politics and government; Charity; Hunting; New York (State). Legislature. Assembly; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878; Roosevelt, Martha Bulloch, 1835-1884; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884

Date: 1884-05-01

The Bad Lands Cow Boy Newspaper

Description:

The Bad Lands Cow Boy contains local, territorial, and federal news articles. In addition, it contains information about the cattle and ranching industry, criminal reports, a railroad schedule, and several advertisements.

Resource Type: Newspaper

Subject: Cattle trade; Ranching; Americans--Politics and government; American newspapers; United States--Little Missouri River; North Dakota--Badlands

Date: 1884-08-07

Letter from Lily Irene Crimmins to John D. Crimmins

Description:

9-year-old Lily Crimmins writes to her father - "I read in the Times that gentlemen ought to vote for Roosevelt and save the City from the robbers."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Mayors--Election; Elections; Americans--Politics and government; New York (State)--New York; New York Times Company; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1886-10-31

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Robert Harry Munro Ferguson

Description:

Commissioner Roosevelt believes he won a victory over John Wanamaker before the committee. Ted Roosevelt is excited for Hector Munro Ferguson's visit to the Lodges.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Americans--Politics and government; Wanamaker, John, 1838-1922; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Ferguson, Hector Munro, 1867-1951

Date: 1892-05-05?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about recent happenings in Washington. He has been getting along well with President Cleveland and his new colleague at the Civil Service Commission, John R. Procter. Roosevelt enjoyed his most recent White House and Cabinet calls. He and his wife Edith continue to socialize quite a bit, and they introduced the Bellamy Storers to Judge William Howard Taft.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Work; Americans--Politics and government; Dinners and dining; Dance; Democratic Party (U.S.); Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Procter, John Robert, 1844-1903; Smith, Hoke, 1855-1931

Date: 1894-01-07

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt lists the people and places he and wife Edith have been dining with for his sister Anna Roosevelt. He says the political and business world is torn up over the financial situation. He has been practicing with Norwegian snowshoes. Roosevelt feels Representative Reed made a good speech on the gold bond issue and President Cleveland has an unwise contract with bankers.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; Business and politics; Americans--Politics and government; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Snowshoes and snowshoeing; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Reed, Thomas B. (Thomas Brackett), 1839-1902

Date: 1895-02-17

Father Knickerbocker's next job

Description:

Father Knickerbocker, a symbolic figure for New York City, tosses an old man with a long beard out of a building labeled "N.Y. City." Papers labeled "Anti Local Option, Blue Laws, Hayseed Legislation, [and] Anti Home Rule Laws" fall out of his hat labeled "Hayseed Legislator." Sitting on the ground outside the building is Richard Croker, the Tammany Hall boss, rubbing his head. The State House labeled "Albany" is visible in the distance. Caption: He got rid of Tammany rule, and now, if he gets rid of Hayseed rule, he will be ready for home rule.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Sunday legislation; Municipal home rule; Legislators; Corruption; Americans--Politics and government; New York (State)--New York; Tammany Hall; Croker, Richard, 1843-1922

Date: 1895-08-28

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