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Notes from the National Park Vagabond: Midwest Archeological Center

Sep 30, 2018

Former superintendent of Theodore Roosevelt National Park Valerie Naylor visits the Midwest Archeological Center in Lincoln, Nebraska in search of archival items related to Roosevelt's Elkhorn Ranch. What did she dig up?

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Posted by Valerie Naylor on Sep 30, 2018 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Conservation or Preservation

Sep 28, 2018

Theodore Roosevelt was an active conservationist and major political figure during a period that began to emphasize the importance of the great outdoors for the first time. Stephen Scheflow provides a look into Roosevelt's relationships and networks in conservation.

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Posted by Stephen Scheflow on Sep 28, 2018 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Pinkertons on the Case Part 1

Sep 26, 2018

On January 2, 1906, former Governor Frank Steunenberg was laid to rest in the state of Idaho in a public ceremony. He had been murdered by a bomb nearly 5 years after he left office.

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Posted by Gina Risetter on Sep 26, 2018 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)  |  Share this post

This Is My Job

Sep 24, 2018

The transition from intern to professional sometimes brings new discoveries about what you know - and what you don't.

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Posted by Laura Le on Sep 24, 2018 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

A Message to Garcia, Part 4 - But what ever happened to…

Sep 17, 2018

Elbert Hubbert’s essay turned Andrew Summers Rowan into the 20th century equivalent of a viral celebrity. But what happened to him?

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Posted by Laura Le on Sep 17, 2018 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Ruzvelt Sez Spel Az Yu Pleez

Sep 13, 2018

"Had President Roosevelt declared war against Germany, he could not have caused more agitation in Washington,” a reporter for the Washington Times wrote in August 1906. What did Roosevelt do?

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Posted by Hannah Gramson on Sep 13, 2018 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

A Message to Garcia, Part 3 - The Real Culprit(s)

Sep 10, 2018

Remember I said that I never liked reading Hubbard’s essay? Something about it always disturbed me. It turns out, many of my peers in the military feel the same way about the message that A Message to Garcia sends.

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Posted by Laura Le on Sep 10, 2018 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

A Message to Garcia, Part 2 - “The Name is Rowan. Andrew Rowan.”

Sep 06, 2018

Andrew Summers Rowan, a man who made maps, spoke Spanish, wrote a book about Cuba, and was basically a spy is chosen to carry the message to Garcia. Who was he really?

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Posted by Laura Le on Sep 06, 2018 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Notes from the National Park Vagabond: Pinnacles National Monument (Park)

Sep 04, 2018

Pinnacles National Park has something for everyone. It’s a gem. TR knew what he was doing when he protected this place - twice.

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Posted by Valerie Naylor on Sep 04, 2018 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post