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Clippings scrapbook, volume five

Description:

Scrapbook of clippings from various periodicals related to Theodore Roosevelt's time in the New York State Assembly.

Resource Type: Scrapbook

Subject: Legislators--Political activity; Legislative bodies--Leadership; Elections; Political campaigns; Political cartoons; New York (State); New York (State). Legislature. Assembly

Date: 1882-1884

Clippings scrapbook, volume six

Description:

Scrapbook of clippings from various periodicals related to Theodore Roosevelt's time in the New York State Assembly, the Republican National Convention of 1884, and civil service reform.

Resource Type: Scrapbook

Subject: Republican National Convention; Legislators--Political activity; Political conventions; Civil service reform; Political cartoons; New York (State); New York (State). Legislature. Assembly; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )

Date: 1883-1894

Clippings scrapbook, volume seven

Description:

Scrapbook of clippings from various periodicals related to the 1884 election, Republican politics, civil service reform, and reviews of Hunting Trips of a Ranchman.

Resource Type: Scrapbook

Subject: Elections; Political campaigns; Civil service reform; Books--Reviews; Political cartoons; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); United States Civil Service Commission

Date: 1884-1891

The winning Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt rides a bucking horse called "Spoilsman" wearing a saddle inscribed "Civil Service Reform." In the background is a cabin titled "Uncle Sam's Ranch, U.S.A." Roosevelt's hat has flown off his head, and a paper slips from it which says, "The Commission means business. T.R." At bottom right is the caption, "Stick to your saddle and don't be bounced." While the cartoon was drawn and signed in 1889, at bottom left the artist has written, "With compliments of Th. Nast, 1896."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Political cartoons; Civil service reform; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1896

Political Cartoon of Theodore Roosevelt as a Rough Rider

Description:

A political cartoon depicting Colonel Roosevelt as a Rough Rider. His lariat forms the phrase"Nomination for Governor" and the caption reads: "Uncle Tom Platt- 'My, What Stunts! I wish that fellow would stop. He makes me awful nervous.'"

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Governors--Nomination; Political cartoons; Press and politics; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st; Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1898-08-05

Letter from Elias Jones to Secretary of Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Elias Jones encloses a cartoon that was used by the Democrats to support the campaign of Arthur P. Gordon for Senate. Jones is distressed at the Maryland law that disenfranchised many voters.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Political cartoons; Political campaigns; Election law; Maryland; Democratic Party (U.S.); Gorman, Arthur P. (Arthur Pue), 1839-1906

Date: 1901-11-12

Failed to kill!

Description:

Cartoon depicts a bear named Platt chasing William Allen White, who has dropped his gun and is running the other direction.  The gun is titled McClure, the magazine in which White published a blistering critique of Thomas Platt.  Caption:  The King of Boyville, his Zulu rifle, and a very savage bear in the New York woods.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Political cartoons

Date: 1901-12-19

Letter from Thomas Nast to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Thomas Nast encourages President Roosevelt after his ascension to the presidency. He includes some newspaper clippings and sketches.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Succession; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Political cartoons; United States. President

Date: 1901?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Marcus Alonzo Hanna

Description:

President Roosevelt reports that "Bub" enjoyed the cartoon. In a post script, Roosevelt requests a meeting with Senator Hanna and Henry C. Payne in order to discuss an invitation to speak in Illinois and Roosevelt's summer speech schedule in general.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Political cartoons; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Illinois; Payne, Henry C. (Henry Clay), 1843-1904

Date: 1902-04-28

Letter from Marcus Alonzo Hanna to George Bruce Cortelyou

Description:

Senator Hanna would like for George B. Cortelyou to thank President Roosevelt for the cartoon sent on November 10.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Thank-you notes; Political cartoons

Date: 1902-11-13

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