A-Z Index

Browse our articles in alphabetical order to learn more about the life of Theodore Roosevelt as well as people, places and events which took place during his lifetime and beyond. These articles have been written or reviewed by historians to ensure their accuracy.

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Washington, Booker T.

Booker T. Washington was a famous and highly respected leader among African Americans during Theodore Roosevelt’s presidency. 

Wharton, Edith

Edith Wharton was an American author and the first woman to earn a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. She was also a friend of Theodore and Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt.

White House Gang

The “White House Gang” was a name created by President Theodore Roosevelt to describe an adventuresome group of conspirators led by Quentin Roosevelt, the youngest of TR’s children.

Whitney, Flora Payne

Flora Payne Whitney was engaged to marry Quentin Roosevelt before he was killed in World War I.

Wister, Owen

Owen Wister (July 14, 1860-July 21, 1938) was a lifelong friend of Theodore Roosevelt’s and a novelist best known for his writings about the American West.

Wood, Leonard

Leonard Wood (1860-1927) was a physician by training, a career military officer, and a friend of Theodore Roosevelt’s.