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Theodore Roosevelt’s interests and pursuits were many and varied. Complex, highly active, and intellectual, he lived both his personal and public life with vigor and passion. Explore the many facets of TR by reviewing the articles and themes below.

Dresden American Literary Club

Theodore Roosevelt helped create the Dresden American Literary Club with his siblings Elliott and Corinne, and their cousins, John and Maud Elliott to share their short stories and poetry.

Theme: Family and Friends

Loeb, William, Jr.

William Loeb Jr. began as a stenographer for Theodore Roosevelt and became, by 1903, his private secretary, a trusted assistant and advisor, widely recognized as Roosevelt’s “right-hand man.”

Theme: Politics and Government

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Biographical Overview

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Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th President of the United States. He was born on October 27, 1858, in New York City and died on January 6, 1919. In the sixty intervening years he lived one of the most strenuous lives in American history.

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