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Honoring Colonel Charles Young

Feb 28, 2019

To wrap up Black History Month we're featuring Colonel Charles Young, the highest ranking African American in the military during Roosevelt's lifetime, and the nation's first black national park superintendent.

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Posted by Karen Sieber on Feb 28, 2019 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

State Dinner for the Prince

Feb 22, 2019

On February 24, 1902, President Roosevelt hosted a state dinner to honor the visit of Prince Heinrich of Germany. I dug into our digital library to learn more about the notable event, Roosevelt's thoughts on etiquette, and Alice's role christening the imperial yacht.

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Posted by Karen Sieber on Feb 22, 2019 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Celebrating George Washington

Feb 18, 2019

For Presidents' Day we're examining Theodore Roosevelt’s own celebration of our nation’s first president, George Washington

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Posted by Karen Sieber on Feb 18, 2019 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

A Memorial for the Rough Riders: One Wife's Dedication

Feb 11, 2019

At the turn of the century, Lillian Capron started the Rough Riders National Monument Society to commemorate the men who lost their lives, including her husband, Captain Allyn Kissam Capron.

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Posted by Karen Sieber on Feb 11, 2019 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

National History Day 2019

Feb 03, 2019

Check out our guide to using the Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library to do research for this year's National History Day topic, "Triumph and Tragedy in Untied States History"

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Posted by Karen Sieber on Feb 03, 2019 in Current Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post