For Women's History Month we're tracking down the identities of women marked as "Mrs" in the archives.
Read about President Theodore Roosevelt's St. Patrick's Day trip to New York City in 1905 in this week's blog.
John Avery McIlhenny was not only a famed Rough Rider and Louisiana politician, but he was also the head of a hot sauce empire. Read more about one of Roosevelt's closest friends in this week's blog post.
In today's blog post we retrace Alice Roosevelt's 1903 Mardi Gras trip. Although she was the guest of honor at many events, not everyone was happy about Roosevelt's trip. Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler!
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.
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.
For Presidents' Day we're examining Theodore Roosevelt’s own celebration of our nation’s first president, George Washington
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.
John Orien Crow, Commissioner of Indian Affairs under President John F. Kennedy, rose to fame decades earlier as a Native American football player for the (then) Boston Redskins.
This post explores the connection between Theodore Roosevelt and a man named Quan Yick Nam, a well-known Chinese investigator and translator who helped the NYPD bring down countless criminals in Chinatown