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Whistle Stop Roosevelt

Oct 14, 2018

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.

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Posted by Matthew Amyx on Oct 14, 2018 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Becoming a Better Archivist and Historian

Oct 09, 2018

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.

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Posted by Hannah Gramson on Oct 09, 2018 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

So Many Gems

Oct 08, 2018

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.

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Posted by Christine Fena on Oct 08, 2018 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

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

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

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

Reading, Writing, and Preparing to Enter the Arena

Aug 25, 2018

Summer internships in the Theodore Roosevelt Center become an adventure that prepares aspiring professionals for work in the arena.

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Posted by John Hest on Aug 25, 2018 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Theodore Roosevelt's Public Land Legacy

Aug 25, 2017

This project stemmed from my own enjoyment of the United States' national parks and interest in Theodore Roosevelt, but it is also something of a gift to a friend.

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Posted by Kelly Hyland on Aug 25, 2017 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

You Can Be Your Own Historian Too

Nov 03, 2016

Historians can use the Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library for as many books and theses as they may desire to publish. Yet I am contributing to the presentation of primary sources which will make it possible for anyone with a thirst for knowledge to, in a wonderful sense, be their own historian.

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Posted by Rebecca Williams on Nov 03, 2016 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post
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