By 1914, Theodore Roosevelt had already been a Rough Rider, President, and Bull Mooser. But even after all of that, Theodore Roosevelt was still a very busy man. Learn about ten cities he visited during the summer of 1914.
Writing to his son Kermit, President Roosevelt describes his single-stick battles with General Leonard Wood. Commenting on their lack of skill at the sport, he compares their antics to characters from Alice in Wonderland.
We continue our series on the intricate and interesting cartoons within the Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. There are currently over 2,500 cartoons available, many of which were originally published in Puck magazine. These are often very detailed, featuring current events or cultural mores of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. In this blog series, staff from the Theodore Roosevelt Center decipher the meaning behind some of these cartoons.
One of our interns helps us see ordinary structures in extraordinary ways.