Elbert Hubbert’s essay turned Andrew Summers Rowan into the 20th century equivalent of a viral celebrity. But what happened to him?
"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?
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.
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?
Pinnacles National Park has something for everyone. It’s a gem. TR knew what he was doing when he protected this place - twice.
Summer internships in the Theodore Roosevelt Center become an adventure that prepares aspiring professionals for work in the arena.
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.
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.
Petrified Forest is a fascinating place.
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.