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A Message to Garcia, Part 4 - But what ever happened to…

Sep 17, 2018

Elbert Hubbert’s essay turned Andrew Summers Rowan into the 20th century equivalent of a viral celebrity. But what happened to him?

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Posted by Laura Le on Sep 17, 2018 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Ruzvelt Sez Spel Az Yu Pleez

Sep 13, 2018

"Had President Roosevelt declared war against Germany, he could not have caused more agitation in Washington,” a reporter for the Washington Times wrote in August 1906. What did Roosevelt do?

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Posted by Hannah Gramson on Sep 13, 2018 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

A Message to Garcia, Part 3 - The Real Culprit(s)

Sep 10, 2018

Remember I said that I never liked reading Hubbard’s essay? Something about it always disturbed me. It turns out, many of my peers in the military feel the same way about the message that A Message to Garcia sends.

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Posted by Laura Le on Sep 10, 2018 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

A Message to Garcia, Part 2 - “The Name is Rowan. Andrew Rowan.”

Sep 06, 2018

Andrew Summers Rowan, a man who made maps, spoke Spanish, wrote a book about Cuba, and was basically a spy is chosen to carry the message to Garcia. Who was he really?

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Posted by Laura Le on Sep 06, 2018 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Notes from the National Park Vagabond: Pinnacles National Monument (Park)

Sep 04, 2018

Pinnacles National Park has something for everyone. It’s a gem. TR knew what he was doing when he protected this place - twice.

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Posted by Valerie Naylor on Sep 04, 2018 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Reading, Writing, and Preparing to Enter the Arena

Aug 25, 2018

Summer internships in the Theodore Roosevelt Center become an adventure that prepares aspiring professionals for work in the arena.

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Posted by John Hest on Aug 25, 2018 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

A Message to Garcia, Part 1

Aug 24, 2018

A former naval officer turned archivist discovers a reference to the essay "A Message to Garcia" in the Theodore Roosevelt papers. It elicits an unusual reaction.

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Posted by Laura Le on Aug 24, 2018 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Theodore Roosevelt and "Fake News"

Aug 20, 2018

In March of 1898, the New York Sun ran an article in which Theodore Roosevelt declared that an interview with him published in the New York Journal was an “invention from beginning to end" - evidence that "fake news" is anything but new.

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Posted by Hannah Gramson on Aug 20, 2018 in Current Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Notes from the National Park Vagabond: Petrified Forest National Monument (Park)

Oct 12, 2017

Petrified Forest is a fascinating place.

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Posted by Valerie Naylor on Oct 12, 2017 in Current Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Theodore Roosevelt: A Career Told Through Political Cartoons

Sep 07, 2017

The cartoons of the early twentieth century are often dense with meaning, and a lot can be learned about popular perceptions of political leaders and events by studying the way they were depicted in cartoons.

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Posted by Tracee Haupt on Sep 07, 2017 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post
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