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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Bessie Van Vorst
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Title:

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Bessie Van Vorst

Collection:

Library of Congress Manuscript Division

Description:

President Roosevelt appreciated Bessie Van Vorst's article entitled "The Woman Who Toils" and compares the women in the article to the "unemployed rich." Roosevelt believes that these groups threaten the United States with "race suicide" and he advocates traditional values of home and family life.

Creation Date:

1902-10-18

Creator:

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Recipient:

Van Vorst, John, Mrs., 1873-1928

Citation (Chicago Style):

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Bessie Van Vorst. Theodore Roosevelt Papers. Library of Congress Manuscript Division. https://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o183324. Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University.
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