December 25, 2010
From all of us here at the Theodore Roosevelt Center, we wish you a safe and happy holiday season.
Letters to a Candidate
December 21, 2010
During a search through the Library of Congress collection for a reference request, we stumbled across dozens of letters children wrote to Theodore Roosevelt during his 1912 campaign for President.
Volunteer Spotlight Brenda from Pennsylvania
December 15, 2010
We’re continuing our series here on the Theodore Roosevelt blog to highlight our volunteers and what they bring to our digital library project. Our next volunteer to spotlight is Brenda from Pennsylvania.
December 13, 2010
From our intern's desk: Theodore Roosevelt was a quintessential American in what some would argue was a much simpler time. I don’t pretend to be an expert on Theodore Roosevelt, but over the course of the last six months I have been one of the privileged few to work on a project digitizing materials by and about him.
Roosevelt is Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
December 10, 2010
On December 10, 1906, Theodore Roosevelt became the first American to win a Nobel Prize. Roosevelt was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work surrounding the Treaty of Portsmouth, which ended the Russo-Japanese War.
Expanding the Monroe Doctrine
December 06, 2010
On December 4, 1904, President Roosevelt issued his annual message to Congress. Included in the message was what would come to be known as the Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine.
A Lifelong Partnership Begins
December 02, 2010
On this date in 1886, Theodore Roosevelt married Edith Kermit Carow in London, England.