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Wisdom for this election year

Jan 19, 2016

Roosevelt’s article discusses the impact of words and how we as a people can be led by them and hurt by them. He asks his readers to look honestly at the power of words and think about their impact.

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Posted by Pamla Kukla on Jan 19, 2016 in Current Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Introducing Pam Kukla: New TR Center Outreach and Office Coordinator

Jan 11, 2016

The Theodore Roosevelt Center welcomes Pamla Kukla as Outreach and Office Coordinator.

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Posted by Pamla Kukla on Jan 11, 2016 in Current Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

TR In His Own Words: Roosevelt Points Duty for New Year

Dec 31, 2015

Theodore Roosevelt writes a New Year’s address telling the American people they must make sacrifices at home in order for the war to be won. He includes a statement his son Ted Roosevelt made to his troops. 

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Posted by Pamela Pierce on Dec 31, 2015 in Current Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Toiling Women, Booker T. Washington, and What to Write About Edith

Dec 17, 2015

Today the TR Digital Library published 248 new items. Below are some highlights from the newly published documents.

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Posted by Pamela Pierce on Dec 17, 2015 in Current Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Christmas in Italy with Donkeys

Dec 10, 2015

On January 6, 1870, Theodore Roosevelt wrote to Dora and Thomas Watkins about the Christmas he spent in Rome with his family.

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Posted by Pamela Pierce on Dec 10, 2015 in Current Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Theodore Roosevelt and James Andrew Drain

Dec 03, 2015

We often hear from descendants of those with whom TR corresponded regarding original letters that have been passed down in their family. Recently, Mark Bardenwerper contacted us about a series of such letters to James Drain. Theodore Roosevelt’s relationships were sometimes based on his passions for reading and hunting. His relationship with James Andrew Drain, president of the National Rifle Association (NRA), was one of those connections.

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Seeing through Roosevelt's Eyes

Nov 17, 2015

We received in the mail this week a copy of Michael Canfield’s new book Theodore Roosevelt in the Field, published by the University of Chicago Press. Canfield begins by describing artist John Singer Sargent’s efforts to find just the right pose for his portrait of TR.

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Posted by Pamela Pierce on Nov 17, 2015 in Current Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

New in the TR Digital Library

Nov 12, 2015

This week the TR Center published a number of items in the digital library. Here are some highlights from the week’s new items. 

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Posted by Pamela Pierce on Nov 12, 2015 in Current Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Edith Wharton and Theodore Roosevelt

Nov 05, 2015

Today the TR Center publishes a series of letters between Wharton and Roosevelt. The letters show the depth of the relationship TR had with the great American writer of such works as The Age of Innocence, House of Mirth, and Ethan Frome.

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Posted by Pamela Pierce on Nov 05, 2015 in Current Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Volunteer Spotlight: Polina Vynogradova

Sep 30, 2015

Our next volunteer spotlight is an interview with Polina Vynogradova from Middelburg, the Netherlands. Polina comes from Ukraine and is currently a student at the University College Roosevelt.

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Posted by Marlo Sexton on Sep 30, 2015 in Current Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post
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