Melanie Bayless Veteto, an enthusiastic historian and a friend of the Theodore Roosevelt Center, continues to share her experience retracing Theodore Roosevelt's adventure in September, 1901. This portion, the second of her tale, describes the experience of the valiant travelers searching for Roosevelt's trail by Newcomb, New York.
This conclusion of a three-part series was written by Melanie Bayless Veteto, an enthusiastic historian and a friend and volunteer with the Theodore Roosevelt Center.
Melanie Bayless Veteto, an enthusiastic historian and a friend of the Theodore Roosevelt Center, shares her experience retracing Theodore Roosevelt's adventure in September, 1901, while attending the 94th annual meeting of the Theodore Roosevelt Association.
Emilio Aguinaldo, a member of a Filipino revolutionary society called Katipunan, declared the independence of the Philippines on June 12, 1898. Although he was captured by Americans and swore an oath of allegiance to the United States, after which he was eventually pardoned, Aguinaldo continued to advocate for Filipino independence throughout his life.
The Roosevelt family is well known for its pets, particularly those that they owned while at the White House although some of the interesting pets came before that time.
Candido Mariano da Silva Rondon, co-commander of Theodore Roosevelt's trek down the River of Doubt, had worked in the wilds of Brazil for twenty-five years before the 1913-1914 expedition. His experience in the Amazonian wilderness and the fact that he had initially discovered and named the River of Doubt made him perfect for his position in the Roosevelt-Rondon Expedition.
Life for Theodore Roosevelt at Harvard sounds very different than that of college students today. In this letter, a young TR describes one day of college life to his father.
Meeting the man behind the legend of Theodore Roosevelt was the most fascinating part of this summer for one of our interns. Our interns spent the summer creating and reviewing metadata for items in many different collections of the digital library.