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Seminole Club membership application

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The Seminole Club of Butte, Montana application for membership. Henry Maury sent the card to President Roosevelt to finalize his honorary membership.

Resource Type: Application

Subject: Political clubs; Montana--Butte; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Maury, Henry Lowndes, 1875-1959

Date: 1902-05-17

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Joseph Bucklin Bishop

Description:

President Roosevelt encloses telegram correspondence with Senator Hanna and asks if Joseph Bucklin Bishop saw the speech he made in Spokane, WA and repeated in Butte, MT. He wants Bishop to pay special attention to the "absolute clearness" in which he spoke about the crimes of the criminal rich and poor.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Speeches, addresses, etc.; Montana--Butte; Washington (State)--Spokane; Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904

Date: 1903-05-27

Remarks of President Roosevelt in accepting the memento presented by the citizens of Anaconda, Montana, at Butte, Montana, May 27, 1903

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt thanks the people of Butte for the "beautiful gift."

Resource Type: Speech

Subject: Gifts; Montana--Butte

Date: 1903-05-27

Remarks of President Roosevelt from the hotel balcony, Butte, Montana, May 27, 1903

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt starts his speech by talking about his first experience in Butte, when he was traveling "pretty rough." Roosevelt highlights the accomplishments of the United States Navy. The importance of irrigation to Montana is also emphasized.

Resource Type: Speech

Subject: Irrigation; Montana--Butte; United States. Navy

Date: 1903-05-27

Remarks of President Roosevelt in accepting the loving cup presented to him by the citizens of Butte, Montana, May 27, 1903

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt thanks the people of Butte for the loving cup.

Resource Type: Speech

Subject: Gifts; Montana--Butte

Date: 1903-05-27

Remarks of President Roosevelt in accepting the memento presented by the colored citizens of Butte, Montana, May 27, 1903

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt fought beside "colored troops" in Santiago. If the soldiers are good enough to fight beside him, they deserve a "square deal in civil life."

Resource Type: Speech

Subject: African American soldiers; Civil rights; Armed Forces--Minorities; Montana--Butte; Cuba--Santiago de Cuba

Date: 1903-05-27

Address of President Roosevelt at Columbia Gardens, Butte, Montana, May 27, 1903

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt emphasizes the importance of "spirit and hardihood" in the work that has been done in Montana. Roosevelt also states, "If you put two men about equally matched against one another the man with the best weapon will win." He believes in the qualities of average citizenship.

Resource Type: Speech

Subject: Railroads; Citizenship; Weapons; Montana--Butte

Date: 1903-05-27

Remarks of President Roosevelt in accepting a souvenir presented by the Silver Bow Labor and Trades Assembly, Butte, Montana, May 27, 1903

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt is pleased to accept the souvenir presented by the Silver Bow Labor and Trades Assembly. He believes in the importance of giving a "square deal to each and every man."

Resource Type: Speech

Subject: Civil rights; Montana--Butte

Date: 1903-05-27

Excerpt from address by Theodore Roosevelt at Butte, Montana

Description:

President Roosevelt speaks in Butte, Montana, on the character of the United States, and denounces sectionalism and factionalism that seek to divide the country. He particularly emphasizes this point regarding the tension between different social classes, and says that the law must apply fairly to everyone, regardless of section, creed, or class. He says that the government must never be a plutocracy or one that has been given over to mob rule. He denounces millenarianism, and says that the United States must work through its problems in practical ways, rather than hoping for miracles to solve everything.

Resource Type: Speech

Subject: American Civil War (1861-1865); Community; Citizenship; Character; Social conflict; Millennialism; Montana--Butte

Date: 1903-05-27

Excerpt from address by Theodore Roosevelt at Butte, Montana

Description:

President Roosevelt speaks about the importance of unity, and that the metric for judging people should be their character, not their wealth, religion, or geographic region.

Resource Type: Speech

Subject: Citizenship; Character; Montana--Butte

Date: 1903-05-27

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