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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt


Theodore Roosevelt writes his sister Anna about his difficulties in French and report on his social activities. He will start teaching Sunday school again and contemplates doing mission work in the winter. Will Blodgett will not be able to come for Christmas. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: College students--Social life and customs; Sunday school teachers; Missions; French language--Instruction and study; Weld, Christopher Minot; Hooper, Arthur; Blodgett, William Tilden

Date: 1877-10-14

School begins


Uncle Sam, a teacher, stands behind a desk in front of his new students who are labeled "Cuba, Porto Rico, Hawaii, [and] Philippines." The students do not look happy to be there. At the rear of the classroom are students holding books labeled "California, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, [and] Alaska." At the far left, an African American boy cleans the windows, and in the background, a Native American boy sits by himself, reading an upside-down book labeled "ABC." A Chinese boy stands just outside the door. A book on Uncle Sam's desk is titled "U.S. First Lessons in Self-Government."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Uncle Sam (Symbolic character); Imperialism; Classrooms; Teachers; Autonomy

Date: 1899-01-25

Newspaper article on J. M. Ludlow and George H. Petrie


J. M. Ludlow and George H. Petrie, both of East Orange, New Jersey, have a special interest in President Roosevelt. Ludlow, while pastor of the Collegiate Reformed Church, received Roosevelt into communion and Petrie was Roosevelt's Sunday school teacher.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Lord's Supper; Sunday school teachers; New Jersey--West Orange; New Jersey--East Orange; Collegiate Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the City of New York; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Petrie, George H.

Date: 1901-10-12

Letter from George H. Petrie to Theodore Roosevelt


George H. Petrie congratulates President Roosevelt on his "birthday anniversary time" and recalls being Roosevelt's Sunday school teacher.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Birthdays; Sunday school teachers

Date: 1901-10-29

Meeting minutes of the Superior Advisory Board of the Department of Public Instruction


From November 25 through November 30, 1901, the Superior Advisory Board held four meetings in Manila, Philippines. The Board discussed and resolved issues related to the establishment of a comprehensive public school system in the Philippines.

Resource Type: Minutes

Subject: Educational law and legislation; Education, Compulsory; Educational fund raising; School facilities--Planning; Teachers--Salaries, pensions, etc.; Dress codes; Education, Bilingual--Textbooks; Public schools--Planning; English language--Study and teaching; Universities and colleges--Planning; Agricultural education; Philippines; Atkinson, Fred W. (Fred Washington), 1865-1941

Date: 1901-11

Telegram from G. A. Koos to Theodore Roosevelt


Judge Teale stands for a high ideal among the Sunday school workers in New York.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Judges--Selection and appointment; Sunday schools; Sunday school teachers; Christian men; New York (State)--New York--Brooklyn

Date: 1901-11-21

Letter from Adelaide Elisabeth Gomes to Theodore Roosevelt


Adelaide Elisabeth Gomes draws President Roosevelt's attention to one of his former teachers, Madame Castegnier, who is having numerous troubles.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Teachers

Date: 1901-12-30

Report On Work Of American Teachers


Blank form for the reporting of work and experience of American teachers in the Philippines.

Resource Type: Form

Subject: Teachers--Evaluation; Education; Philippines

Date: 1901-12?

Business card of Madge Scott


Business card of Madge Scott, teacher of piano.

Resource Type: Card, Business

Subject: Business cards; Business etiquette; Piano teachers

Date: 1901?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Elihu Root


President Roosevelt has read that there are not enough Catholic teachers for the public schools in Manila and suggests a report be created on the issue.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Catholic teachers; Philippines--Manila

Date: 1902-06-28

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