The Art of Cursive Writing

Aug 28, 2014

There is something about the ability to read the words of our nation’s leaders in their original context – knowing Roosevelt’s hand held the instrument that dispensed the ink that formed those flowing cursive letters – that does seem a little bit like an art.

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Posted by Corrine Luthy on Aug 28, 2014 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)  |  Share this post

Bad Photoshop

Aug 25, 2014

Seeing these composite photographs of Roosevelt’s cabinet reminded me to view all photos with skepticism. Photographs, like documents and anything else in the historical record, can be altered.

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Posted by Hannah Moses on Aug 25, 2014 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Rebel Politicians, Fireworks, and the Wry Perspective of Political Cartoons

Aug 15, 2014

Michael Wolraich discusses the process of writing his new book Unreasonable Men: Theodore Roosevelt and the Republican Rebels Who Created Progressive Politics

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Posted by Pamela Pierce on Aug 15, 2014 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

In His Own Words: Travel Misadventures

Aug 05, 2014

Travel adventures don't always go as planned, and sometimes the way we describe our misadventures is half the fun!

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Posted by Grant Carlson on Aug 05, 2014 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post