Journey with President Theodore Roosevelt to see how he developed themes for policy speeches in shorter remarks given in small towns – usually from the back of his train at the railroad station.
Although I came to the internship with the Theodore Roosevelt Center already equipped with a Master's degree in Archival Studies and almost two years of professional experience, I knew I still had a lot to learn.
There are so many gems to be found in the digital library! From the U.S. Navy's relief efforts after a 1907 earthquake in Jamaica, to music-related items that illuminate the social issues of the time.
Prior to the Presidential Records Act, presidential records were considered the private property of the President.
On December 30, 1905, nearly five years after Frank Steunenberg left office as Governor of Idaho, a bomb rigged to the gate of his house killed him.