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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

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

Theodore Roosevelt's Public Land Legacy

Aug 25, 2017

This project stemmed from my own enjoyment of the United States' national parks and interest in Theodore Roosevelt, but it is also something of a gift to a friend.

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Posted by Kelly Hyland on Aug 25, 2017 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

You Can Be Your Own Historian Too

Nov 03, 2016

Historians can use the Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library for as many books and theses as they may desire to publish. Yet I am contributing to the presentation of primary sources which will make it possible for anyone with a thirst for knowledge to, in a wonderful sense, be their own historian.

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Posted by Rebecca Williams on Nov 03, 2016 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Well-wishes and Caricatures

Jul 12, 2016

When I applied for the Theodore Roosevelt Center’s digital cataloging internship, I admittedly knew only a little about Theodore Roosevelt—either as a leader or a personality. In preparation, I did a good deal of research about this man I knew was a towering figure of American history. What I found was an enigma—a man who was many things to many people, but was always singularly himself. 

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Posted by Rachel Manuszak on Jul 12, 2016 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)  |  Share this post

Up Close and Personal: A Primary Source Encounter

Mar 28, 2016

I thrive on the encounter with primary sources. The TR Center looks forward to continuing to share the history and life of Theodore Roosevelt through new materials added to the digital library.

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Posted by Pamela Pierce on Mar 28, 2016 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Butter: Not Just for Toast

Feb 11, 2016

Butter is great in my opinion. It goes with about everything imaginable, even Theodore Roosevelt. While cataloging documents from the State Historical Society in North Dakota, I came across a picture of a butter sculpture depicting Theodore Roosevelt astride a horse. It captivated me and led to a slight obsession for a week or two. 

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Posted by Pamla Kukla on Feb 11, 2016 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Exciting New Partnership with NYPL

Feb 04, 2016

Today’s writers turn on their computer and type away. They can edit and get suggestions with the tap of a key. That has not always been the case and the TR Center in partnership with the New York Public Library has posted the handwritten manuscript of The Winning of the West by Theodore Roosevelt.

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Posted by Pamla Kukla on Feb 04, 2016 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

TR: The "Go-To" President

Jan 26, 2016

Theodore Roosevelt was a leader and seen as someone who truly cared for people, voters or not. The world has changed since a president could correspond with a 7 year old boy, but it brings a smile to my face thinking about that time.

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Posted by Pamla Kukla on Jan 26, 2016 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post
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