No Nation Has a Right Really to Call Itself a Great Nation Unless in a Great Crisis ...

Jun 23, 2015

It's that time of year again! Every summer interns from around the country join us in our work on the TR Digital Library. We often ask them to share their experiences in the blog. Erin Roper looks at how history can operate as a source of hope and inspiration.

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Posted by Erin Roper on Jun 23, 2015 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

An Epic Bird Walk: 105 Years Ago Today

Jun 09, 2015

On June 9, 1910, Theodore Roosevelt and Sir Edward Grey, British Foreign Secretary, walked without any security or the media along the banks of the River Itchen and into New Forest.

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Posted by Pamela Pierce on Jun 09, 2015 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

"Let Mr. Booker Washington Marry Teddy's Daughter"

Jun 05, 2015

Prior to working with the Theodore Roosevelt Center, I spent two years exploring how early twentieth-century newspapers discussed interracial relationships and issues. So, naturally, when I stumbled across a 1901 letter referring to President Roosevelt’s highly controversial dinner with Booker T. Washington and the response of the press, I was intrigued.

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Posted by Aimee Duchsherer on Jun 05, 2015 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)  |  Share this post