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The Tramp Millionaire Rabbit Hole

Dec 13, 2018

Sometimes our curiosity sends us down the research rabbit hole, like this story about tramp millionaire George W. Eccleston

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Posted by Karen Sieber on Dec 13, 2018 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Harry Kellar, Dean of American Magicians

Dec 08, 2018

Read about an excursion with the Roosevelt children and friends to a magic show by famed magician Harry Kellar, and find out if Ethel got back her jewelry after a sleight of hand trick

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Posted by Karen Sieber on Dec 08, 2018 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Theodore Roosevelt Pie

Dec 03, 2018

Exploring what the Library of Congress's big digitization project means for our work in the Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Spoiler alert: there's pie and hyperlinks. 

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Posted by Karen Sieber on Dec 03, 2018 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Political Cartoonist Clifford K. Berryman and the Origin of the Teddy Bear

Nov 14, 2018

Political cartoonist Clifford K. Berryman was not only one of the most influential political cartoonists of his time, but he was also the creator of the teddy bear figure often associated with Roosevelt.

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Posted by Karen Sieber on Nov 14, 2018 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

The Mysterious Case of Lulu B. Grover's Will

Nov 08, 2018

In 1906, a woman named Lulu B. Grover poisoned herself and left her estate, and cat, to President Roosevelt.

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Posted by Karen Sieber on Nov 08, 2018 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Whistle Stop Roosevelt

Oct 14, 2018

Journey with President Theodore Roosevelt to see how he developed themes for policy speeches in shorter remarks given in small towns – usually from the back of his train at the railroad station.

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Posted by Matthew Amyx on Oct 14, 2018 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Becoming a Better Archivist and Historian

Oct 09, 2018

Although I came to the internship with the Theodore Roosevelt Center already equipped with a Master's degree in Archival Studies and almost two years of professional experience, I knew I still had a lot to learn.

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Posted by Hannah Gramson on Oct 09, 2018 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

So Many Gems

Oct 08, 2018

There are so many gems to be found in the digital library! From the U.S. Navy's relief efforts after a 1907 earthquake in Jamaica, to music-related items that illuminate the social issues of the time.

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Posted by Christine Fena on Oct 08, 2018 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Presidential Records as Personal Property

Oct 06, 2018

Prior to the Presidential Records Act, presidential records were considered the private property of the President.

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Posted by Gina Risetter on Oct 06, 2018 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Pinkertons on the Case Part 2

Oct 02, 2018

On December 30, 1905, nearly five years after Frank Steunenberg left office as Governor of Idaho, a bomb rigged to the gate of his house killed him.

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Posted by Gina Risetter on Oct 02, 2018 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post
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