Read how the cowboys of the badlands celebrated Halloween in 1885!
On October 27, 1880, Theodore Roosevelt married Alice Hathaway Lee on what was also his 22nd birthday.
This year we are excited to be able to offer live streaming of our Symposium’s lectures and discussions.
Our 6th annual symposium starts in just a few days and this year is especially exciting as the 92nd annual meeting of the Theodore Roosevelt Association will be happening in conjunction with our symposium events. We are looking forward to welcoming TRA members from around the country.
On October 20, 1911, only a few weeks after his well-known New Nationalism speech, Theodore Roosevelt delivered an address entitled “The Conservation of Womanhood and Childhood” at Carnegie Hall in New York.
When our new website launches in late fall of this year, dozens of articles discussing Theodore Roosevelt's family and friends, major events and place will be available for users. Here is a sneak peek at the article on the 1902 Anthracite Coal Strike.
On October 14, 1912, while making a campaign stop in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Theodore Roosevelt was shot in the chest.
While visiting an air meet arranged by the Wright Brothers in St. Louis on October 11, 1910, Theodore Roosevelt was invited by flyer Arch Hoxsey to go up in his bi-plane with him.
A second son was born premature to Theodore and Edith Roosevelt on October 10, 1889. Kermit Roosevelt was considered the sensitive one among the Roosevelt children, and Theodore once lamented the boy did “not have enough nerve” as he’d flinch when letting off roman candles.