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Letter from J. Shelby Irvine to John Campbell Greenway

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J. Shelby Irvine conveys his, and his family's pride, in John Campbell Greenway's military service. Colonel Roosevelt wrote a letter praising Greenway's "gallantry, bravery and incalculable services."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Military service, Voluntary; War; Combat survival; Cuba; Spain; Kentucky--Louisville; Arkansas--Hot Springs; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1898-08-18

Synopsis of speech before the Long Island Yale Alumni Association

Description:

John Campbell Greenway describes his experiences enlisting for and serving in the Spanish-American War, including the events leading to the Battle of San Juan Hill.

Resource Type: Speech

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); San Juan Hill, Battle of (Cuba : 1898); Military service, Voluntary; War; Cavalry horses; International relations; Cuba; Arkansas; Texas--San Antonio; Arizona; New Mexico; Texas--Galveston; Florida--Tampa; Spain; Washington (D.C.); Arizona--Phoenix; AYA (Organization); Yale University; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st; United States. War Department; Wood, Leonard, 1860-1927; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Shafter, William Rufus, 1835-1906; Young, S. B. M. (Samuel Baldwin Marks), 1840-1924; Lawton, Henry Ware, 1843-1899; Brodie, Alexander O. (Alexander Oswald), 1849-1918; Chaffee, Adna Romanza, 1842-1914

Date: 1899-03-03

"Pride goeth before destruction"

Description:

Richard Croker, inflated like a hot air balloon, wears a medallion showing the Tammany Tiger and a laurel wreath with a ribbon labeled "Kansas City Convention." Running up behind him is David B. Hill carrying a spear labeled "N.Y. State Democracy." The title is a quote from the Bible: "Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall" (Proverbs 16:18).

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Democratic National Convention; Presidents--Election; Missouri--Kansas City; Tammany Hall; Croker, Richard, 1843-1922; Hill, David B. (David Bennett), 1843-1910

Date: 1900-08-01

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

Letter from T. J. Jackson to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

T. J. Jackson introduced Representative Curtis in Hutchinson, Kansas, and was impressed by all of the Roosevelt supporters. Roosevelt clubs are appearing across Kansas. Jackson plans to be in Washington, D.C., next session and hopes that Senator Burton can help him find a position.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Politicians--Public opinion; Political clubs; Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Kansas--Hutchinson; Washington (D.C.); Curtis, Charles, 1860-1936; Burton, Joseph Ralph, 1852-1923

Date: 1901-08-26

Letter from W. H. Houghton to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

W. H. Houghton, president of the Old Settlers Association, invites Vice President Roosevelt to attend the opening of the new courthouse in Beloit, Kansas.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Courthouses--Design and construction; Kansas--Beloit

Date: 1901-08-30

Letter from William Allen White to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

William Allen White will be traveling to Washington, D.C., in a few days and would like to help Max Yingling leave the army. He will also be visiting Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and New York, New York. White will be meeting with Emmet Montgomery Reily to "straighten out" his efforts at starting Roosevelt clubs across Kansas. He recommends avoiding David Mulvane until the truth of an ugly story can be investigated.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel--Planning; Military discharge; Political clubs; Kansas; Reily, Emmet Montgomery, 1866-1954; Mulvane, David Winfield, 1863-1932; Yingling, Max

Date: 1901-08-31

Letter from William Allen White to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

William Allen White received a letter from Emmet Montgomery Reily who is distressed that Kansans are not responding to his Roosevelt clubs. White plans to "straighten him out" with a visit on his way to Washington, D.C. He requests a letter of introduction to Comptroller Dawes.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Political clubs; Meetings; Kansas; Reily, Emmet Montgomery, 1866-1954

Date: 1901-09-04

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Philander C. Knox

Description:

Mr. Tracy has requested that his application be withdrawn. Senator Burton recommends J. S. Dean for the position and will present endorsements from officials and leading lawyers in Kansas. Pending satisfactory endorsements, President Roosevelt would like Dean to be appointed.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Employment references; Kansas

Date: 1901-09-30

Did honor to Roosevelt

Description:

President Roosevelt was elected an honorary member of the Missouri Republican Club of Kansas City, Missouri.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Political clubs; Associations, institutions, etc.--Membership; Missouri; Missouri--Kansas City; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1901-10

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