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Address of President Roosevelt at Grand Canyon, Arizona, May 6, 1903
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Title:

Address of President Roosevelt at Grand Canyon, Arizona, May 6, 1903

Collection:

Library of Congress Manuscript Division

Description:

President Roosevelt speaks to citizens at the Grand Canyon, noting that this is his first visit to Arizona. He asks the citizens to preserve the Grand Canyon, commenting, "Leave it as it is. You cannot improve on it; not a bit. The ages have been at work on it, and man can only mar it." Roosevelt also offers a welcome to the Indians present, highlights Arizonans who participated in his regiment, and speaks of the role irrigation will play in the state's future.

Creation Date:

1903-05-06

Creator:

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Citation (Chicago Style):

Address of President Roosevelt at Grand Canyon, Arizona, May 6, 1903. Theodore Roosevelt Papers. Library of Congress Manuscript Division. https://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o289796. Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University.
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