From all of us here at the Theodore Roosevelt Center, we wish you a safe and happy holiday season.
During a search through the Library of Congress collection for a reference request, we stumbled across dozens of letters children wrote to Theodore Roosevelt during his 1912 campaign for President.
We’re continuing our series here on the Theodore Roosevelt blog to highlight our volunteers and what they bring to our digital library project. Our next volunteer to spotlight is Brenda from Pennsylvania.
From our intern's desk: Theodore Roosevelt was a quintessential American in what some would argue was a much simpler time. I don’t pretend to be an expert on Theodore Roosevelt, but over the course of the last six months I have been one of the privileged few to work on a project digitizing materials by and about him.
On December 10, 1906, Theodore Roosevelt became the first American to win a Nobel Prize. Roosevelt was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work surrounding the Treaty of Portsmouth, which ended the Russo-Japanese War.
On December 4, 1904, President Roosevelt issued his annual message to Congress. Included in the message was what would come to be known as the Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine.
On this date in 1886, Theodore Roosevelt married Edith Kermit Carow in London, England.