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Title:

Spell as you please

Collection:

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site

Description:

Brown postcard featuring a caricature of Theodore Roosevelt declaring, "spel az yu pleez." The message accompanying Roosevelt's image is deliberately misspelled, referencing Theodore Roosevelt's support for the spelling modifications proposed by the Simplified Spelling Board.

Creation Date:

1906-12-07

Creator:

Unknown

Recipient:

Sage, Maud

Citation (Chicago Style):

Spell as you please. https://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o291908. Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University.
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