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Abraham Lincoln's Funeral Procession

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View of Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession, showing the home of Cornelius Van Schaack Roosevelt at the corner of Broadway and Union Square in New York. Two children are visible in the second story window, one of whom is Theodore Roosevelt, the other is his brother Elliott Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Presidents--Death; Funeral journey of Abraham Lincoln to Springfield; New York (State)--New York; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Roosevelt, Cornelius Van Schaack, 1794-1871; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

Date: 1865-04-25

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Dora Watkins

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt is staying with his family in Barrytown, New York. They have a new pony and Roosevelt is now able to paddle the rowboat. He hopes to see Dora Watkins soon and requests a return letter.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Family vacations; Ponies; Rowing; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894

Date: 1867-06-06?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt requests that his father gather some plant specimens for his museum, particularly two pieces of supple jack of certain size. His favorite mouse, Brownie, was crushed. Nothing much has happened at home but the plants in the piazza are budding. This is a typewritten copy of the original letter.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Mice as pets; Botanical specimens; Letters; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894

Date: 1868-04-30

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt requests that his father gather some plant specimens for his museum, particularly two pieces of supple jack of certain size. His favorite mouse, Brownie, was crushed. Nothing much has happened at home but the plants in the piazza are budding.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters; Botanical specimens; Mice as pets; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894

Date: 1868-04-30?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Dora Watkins and Thomas Watkins

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The Roosevelts are in Europe and have been traveling long hours by rail, by carriage, and on foot.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Family vacations; Travel; Austria--Salzburg; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933

Date: 1869-10-09

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Dora Watkins and Thomas Watkins

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The Roosevelts spent Christmas in Rome and there were many presents. They ascended Mount Vesuvius and Roosevelt stuck an alpine stick into a small crater which caught the stick on fire. The route down from Vesuvius was very rough.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Family vacations; Christmas; Gifts; Volcanoes; Italy--Rome; Italy--Vesuvius; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894

Date: 1870-01-06

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Edith Kermit Carow

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Theodore Roosevelt had an asthma attack but has recovered. He explored a cave in the Albano area and has been playing soldiers with some Roman friends. Of the Roman sites, Roosevelt has seen the Colosseum and tombs along the Latin way. The Roosevelts are looking forward to returning home and leave for New York on May 15.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Family vacations; Asthma; Caving; Play; Italy--Albano Laziale; Italy--Via Latina; Colosseum (Rome, Italy); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933

Date: 1870-01-28

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Bulloch Gracie

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt and his friends set off large numbers of fireworks over the Fourth of July and they all have some burns. Corinne Roosevelt had an asthma attack but has recovered. Roosevelt is now permitted to stay in the water as long as he likes but he was almost drowned the other day after being caught under water. He is studying English, French, German, and Latin.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Fourth of July; Fireworks; Swimming; Language and languages--Study and teaching; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931

Date: 1872-07-07

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt has arrived safely in Lenox, Massachusetts. He ate eight sandwiches and twenty-four peaches while traveling. Uncle Hill picked them up and is glad to have "somebody to talk and swim with." Martha Bulloch Roosevelt is homesick but made friends with a Shaker named Sister Belle. Roosevelt sends his love and gives instructions on how to care for his various pets.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Pets; Food; Shakers; Roosevelt, Martha Bulloch, 1835-1884; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933

Date: 1872-08-11

The Roosevelt family and others in Egypt

Description:

Photograph of the Roosevelt family and fellow travelers taken during a trip to Egypt. Back row: Francis Merriam, Nathaniel Thayer, Smith Clift. Middle row, seated from left to right: Bessie Clift, Martha Bulloch Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Sr., Mrs. Smith Clift, Edith Clift, and Augustus Jay. Front row, seated on the floor: Anna Roosevelt Cowles, Corinne Roosevelt Robinson, Theodore Roosevelt and Elliott Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Merriam, Francis; Thayer, Nathaniel; Clift, Smith; Clift, Bessie; Roosevelt, Martha Bulloch, 1835-1884; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878; Clift, Edith; Jay, Augustus; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894

Date: 1872-1873?

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