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.
The Theodore Roosevelt Center welcomes Pamla Kukla as Outreach and Office Coordinator.
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.
Today the TR Digital Library published 248 new items. Below are some highlights from the newly published documents.
On January 6, 1870, Theodore Roosevelt wrote to Dora and Thomas Watkins about the Christmas he spent in Rome with his family.
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.
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.
This week the TR Center published a number of items in the digital library. Here are some highlights from the week’s new items.
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.
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.