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Reason against unreason

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Print shows the "Light of Reason" shining from the upper right, illuminating bust portraits of "Johannes Kepler, I. Kant, Th. Paine, Jefferson, B. de Spinoza, Franklin, Voltaire, E. H. Haeckel, Tyndall, Huxley, [and] Darwin." The light is blocked by a large umbrella labeled "Bigotry, Supernaturalism, [and] Fanaticism," behind which are hiding various members of the clergy, including the Pope, Henry Ward Beecher, and Thomas De Witt Talmage. In the upper left, a vignette shows three female figures around an infant in a crib, with caption "God made Man and Endowed him with Free Will, Memory, and Understanding." In the lower right is another vignette showing the Pope and other members of the clergy torturing a man, filling him with "Superstition," with caption, "But it took a Deal of Altering in the Man before he could be made a 'Good Citizen'."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Religion; Prejudices; Supernatural; Superstition; Philosophy; Philosophers; Clergy; Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887; Talmage, T. De Witt (Thomas De Witt), 1832-1902

Date: 1882-03-08

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

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to John Torrey Morse

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt compliments author John Torrey Morse on his biographical publications on Abraham Lincoln and George Washington, making notes of specific details he enjoyed.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Authors; Presidents; American literature--Biography; Compliments; Books and reading; Washington, George, 1732-1799; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

Date: 1893-05-05

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 Marquis de Mores

Description:

Brief biography and photograph of the Marquis de Mores.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Death and burial of a person; Biography; Morès, Antoine Amédée Marie Vincent Manca de Vallombrosa, marquis de, 1858-1896

Date: 1898-01-14?

Leonard Wood

Description:

Biography of Leonard Wood written by Governor Roosevelt for The Outlook magazine. Wood was largely involved in the Spanish-American War and the resettlement of Cuba after the war.

Resource Type: Magazine article

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Biography; Medicine, Military; Military appointments; Military biography; Wood, Leonard, 1860-1927

Date: 1899-01-07

Preliminary content for a biography of Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Preliminary content for the book Theodore Roosevelt: A Typical American; including the title page, table of contents, and an opening poem by Grace Duffie Boylan.

Resource Type: Book

Subject: Books and reading; Presidents--Biography; Poetry; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1901

Successful Kansas politicians

Description:

Character sketch of David Winfield Mulvane, the Republican National Committeeman for Kansas.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Politicians--Biography; Character sketches; Campaign management; Elections; Political ethics; Kansas; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Republican National Committee (U.S.); Mulvane, David Winfield, 1863-1932

Date: 1901

Inaugural Souvenir 1901

Description:

Souvenir booklet from the 1901 Inaugural celebrations. William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt engravings on frontispiece. Presidential photos and brief biographies from George Washington through William McKinley. An inscription reads P. J. Roosevelt-1935.

Resource Type: Book

Subject: Presidents--Inauguration; Presidents--Biography; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1901

The early life of McKinley

Description:

Profile of William McKinley as a child and how his youth shaped his character and outlook.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Presidents--Biography; Presidents--Childhood and youth; McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1901-09

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