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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

Notes from the National Park Vagabond: Midwest Archeological Center

Sep 30, 2018

Former superintendent of Theodore Roosevelt National Park Valerie Naylor visits the Midwest Archeological Center in Lincoln, Nebraska in search of archival items related to Roosevelt's Elkhorn Ranch. What did she dig up?

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Posted by Valerie Naylor on Sep 30, 2018 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Conservation or Preservation

Sep 28, 2018

Theodore Roosevelt was an active conservationist and major political figure during a period that began to emphasize the importance of the great outdoors for the first time. Stephen Scheflow provides a look into Roosevelt's relationships and networks in conservation.

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Posted by Stephen Scheflow on Sep 28, 2018 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Pinkertons on the Case Part 1

Sep 26, 2018

On January 2, 1906, former Governor Frank Steunenberg was laid to rest in the state of Idaho in a public ceremony. He had been murdered by a bomb nearly 5 years after he left office.

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Posted by Gina Risetter on Sep 26, 2018 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

This Is My Job

Sep 24, 2018

The transition from intern to professional sometimes brings new discoveries about what you know - and what you don't.

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Posted by Laura Le on Sep 24, 2018 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

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
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