Theodore Roosevelt thinks that there was "universal corruption" in the Lorimer case and believes "that things will turn out right in Massachusetts." He has been reading Fraser's first volume and has sent Senator Lodge one of his African trophies, a zebra skin.
This week people across the country will sit down, reflect on lives well-lived, and then eat. Theodore Roosevelt’s life was also shaped by food and the people he chose to have at his table. Here is a selection of insights:
President Theodore Roosevelt defends his business policies, including: the creation of the Department of Commerce, the ending of the Anthracite Coal Strike, and bringing suit against the Northern Securities Company.
This year the theme of National History Day is “Leadership & Legacy in History.” It only makes sense that our nation’s 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt, rich in leadership and legacy, should come to mind. If you choose to complete a research project on Theodore Roosevelt, here are a few links that will help you out.
The Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library celebrates three successful years today along with the accomplishment of publishing the 25,000th item online at www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org.
The Theodore Roosevelt Center is proud to start a new program called Reading with Roosevelt. Each month we will read a different book that TR also read. We will follow the titles listed in Roosevelt: Lover of Books, a pamphlet published by the Syracuse Public Library in 1920. As part of our discussion, we will look back at TR’s thoughts on each title.
Ida McKinley is largely remembered as being a sickly first lady who was often seen on the arms of her husband. However, a recent biography on her, Ida McKinley: The Turn-of-the-Century First Lady through War, Assassination, and Secret Disability complicates that view.
Ah, New York! The 95th annual meeting of the Theodore Roosevelt Association gave me the opportunity to meet old friends and new, to visit TR sites, and to drink in all that this great city has to offer.
To update your understanding of World War I, here are some books and films recommended by the speakers at our recent symposium.
During our recent annual symposium, World War I and Theodore Roosevelt, humanities scholar Clay Jenkinson spoke about Kermit Roosevelt. Here, Clay introduces a new resource on Kermit that has just become available.