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A Memorial for the Rough Riders: One Wife's Dedication

Feb 11, 2019

At the turn of the century, Lillian Capron started the Rough Riders National Monument Society to commemorate the men who lost their lives, including her husband, Captain Allyn Kissam Capron.

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Posted by Karen Sieber on Feb 11, 2019 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

National History Day 2019

Feb 03, 2019

Check out our guide to using the Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library to do research for this year's National History Day topic, "Triumph and Tragedy in Untied States History"

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Posted by Karen Sieber on Feb 03, 2019 in Current Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Notes from the National Park Vagabond: A Risky Trip to Arizona

Jan 30, 2019

Valerie Naylor writes about her difficulty collecting Roosevelt material in Arizona during the recent government shutdown.

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Posted by Valerie Naylor on Jan 30, 2019 in Current Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

The Two Worlds of John Orien Crow

Jan 28, 2019

John Orien Crow, Commissioner of Indian Affairs under President John F. Kennedy, rose to fame decades earlier as a Native American football player for the (then) Boston Redskins.

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Posted by Karen Sieber on Jan 28, 2019 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

The Gifts of Quan Yick Nam

Jan 15, 2019

This post explores the connection between Theodore Roosevelt and a man named Quan Yick Nam, a well-known Chinese investigator and translator who helped the NYPD bring down countless criminals in Chinatown

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Posted by Karen Sieber on Jan 15, 2019 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Notes from the National Park Vagabond: Muir Woods National Monument

Jan 07, 2019

National Park Vagabond Valerie Naylor recently returned from a trip to Muir Woods National Monument and Golden Gate National Recreation Area in search of items related to Roosevelt.

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Posted by Valerie Naylor on Jan 07, 2019 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Theodore Roosevelt, Historian

Jan 03, 2019

Our Outreach Coordinator Karen revisits Theodore Roosevelt's address to the American Historical Association in 1912 in preparation for this year's AHA conference.

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Posted by Karen Sieber on Jan 03, 2019 in Current Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Theodore Roosevelt and the Narwhals

Dec 20, 2018

Get a glimpse into Theodore Roosevelt's life as a father, from dancing narwhals to solo-parenting while his wife was away.

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Posted by Karen Sieber on Dec 20, 2018 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

The Tramp Millionaire Rabbit Hole

Dec 13, 2018

Sometimes our curiosity sends us down the research rabbit hole, like this story about tramp millionaire George W. Eccleston.

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Posted by Karen Sieber on Dec 13, 2018 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Harry Kellar, Dean of American Magicians

Dec 08, 2018

Read about an excursion with the Roosevelt children and friends to a magic show by famed magician Harry Kellar, and find out if Ethel got back her jewelry after a sleight of hand trick.

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Posted by Karen Sieber on Dec 08, 2018 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post
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