Reading and Writing


Theodore Roosevelt was a highly educated, well-read, and was a prolific writer who authored nearly 40 books. Learn more about Roosevelt’s intellectual life.

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American Historical Association

Theodore Roosevelt served as president of the American Historical Association (AHA) in 1912. The organization was founded in 1884 at a time when the discipline of history was still very new.

Puck Magazine

Puck Magazine was the creation of Austrian immigrant Joseph Keppler.

Roosevelt's Libraries

Theodore Roosevelt's love of reading was well known. Two "libraries" in particular can be seen as representing Roosevelt as a reader.

The Jungle

The Jungle is a muckraking novel written in 1906 by Upton Sinclair.