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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to John Burroughs

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President Roosevelt informs John Burroughs that Yellowstone Park bears have been getting their paws stuck in tin cans from garbage heaps, and that Buffalo Jones has been trying to capture the bears to “cure” them. He says the White House is lovely, and red-headed woodpeckers are their most decorative birds.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: National parks and reserves; National parks and reserves--Employees; National parks and reserves--Management; Bears; Bears--Behavior; Animal health; Animal rescue; United States--Yellowstone National Park; Washington (D.C.)--White House Gardens; Rocky Mountains; Jones, Charles Jesse, 1844-1919; Burroughs, Ursula North, 1836-1917

Date: 1904-08-12

Park fire truck

Description:

Photograph of employee, Spike Thomas, standing next to a park fire truck at Peaceful Valley in the South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Trucks--Fires and fire prevention; National parks and reserves--Employees; Government vehicles; North Dakota--Theodore Roosevelt National Park; North Dakota--Peaceful Valley Ranch

Date: 1950-05-28

Park historian Chester L. Brooks and ranger C. Robert Morey

Description:

Photograph of Park Historian Brooks (left) and Ranger Morey (right) at the Cedar Canyon gift shop near the South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: National parks and reserves--Employees; Park rangers; Historians; Gift shops; North Dakota--Theodore Roosevelt National Park; Brooks, Chester L.

Date: 1954-08

Horse roundup at Peaceful Valley Ranch

Description:

Photograph of staff and spectators at a feral horse roundup held at Peaceful Valley Ranch in the South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Wild horses; Wildlife management; National parks and reserves--Public use; National parks and reserves--Employees; North Dakota--Peaceful Valley Ranch

Date: 1954?

Uniformed staff at Elkhorn Ranch

Description:

Group photograph of uniformed ranger staff at the Elkhorn Ranch Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park. Front row, from right to left, are Knutson, Superintendent John Jay, Estey, and Earl Adams. Back row, from right to left, are Nelson, Begeman, Brooks, Morey, and McClain.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: National parks and reserves--Employees; North Dakota--Elkhorn Ranch; North Dakota--Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Date: 1957

Letter from Chester L. Brooks to Donald Gladstone Rickey

Description:

Historian Brooks thanks Historian Rickey for his report. Brooks has been offered the Superintendency of Booker T. Washington National Monument and asks if Rickey would be interested in the historian position at Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Thank-you notes; National parks and reserves--Employees; Historians--Employment; North Dakota--Theodore Roosevelt National Park; Virginia--Booker T. Washington National Monument

Date: 1957-06-27

Arthur A. Henderson standing by a tree

Description:

Ranger Henderson stands next to a tree near the maintenance yard in the south unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: National parks and reserves--Employees; North Dakota--Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Date: 1959-06-01

Edith Derby Williams visiting park museum

Description:

Photograph of Edith Derby Williams (Theodore Roosevelt’s granddaughter) with her husband, Andrew M. Williams, and Ranger Arthur A. Henderson in the park museum in the South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: National parks and reserves--Museums; National parks and reserves--Public use; National parks and reserves--Employees; North Dakota--Theodore Roosevelt National Park; North Dakota--Medora; Williams, Edith Derby, 1917-2008

Date: 1959-09-12

Chief Ranger Robert Murphy

Description:

Two photographs of the Chief Ranger Robert Murphy in his office behind a desk working in the South Unit visitor center of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: National parks and reserves--Employees; North Dakota--Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Date: 1959-12

Park staff constructing a dish tank

Description:

Photograph of park staff constructing a water collection dish tank near the old Civilian Conservation Corps camp at the Jones Creek area in the South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park, summer 1960.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Construction projects; Tanks; National parks and reserves--Employees; North Dakota--Theodore Roosevelt National Park; North Dakota--Badlands Region; United States. National Park Service

Date: 1960

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