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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

A Message to Garcia, Part 1

Aug 24, 2018

A former naval officer turned archivist discovers a reference to the essay "A Message to Garcia" in the Theodore Roosevelt papers. It elicits an unusual reaction.

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Posted by Laura Le on Aug 24, 2018 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Theodore Roosevelt: A Career Told Through Political Cartoons

Sep 07, 2017

The cartoons of the early twentieth century are often dense with meaning, and a lot can be learned about popular perceptions of political leaders and events by studying the way they were depicted in cartoons.

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Posted by Tracee Haupt on Sep 07, 2017 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Theodore Roosevelt's Network of Correspondents

Sep 05, 2017

This summer the TR Center has eight interns working across the U.S. and from Scotland. Each intern is producing a digital humanities project. Jessica Kincaid worked on a large-scale analysis of Theodore Roosevelt's correspondents. 

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Posted by Jessica Kincaid on Sep 05, 2017 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

TR's African Expedition: A Scientific Endeavor

Aug 30, 2017

When it became time to consider our research question for our digital humanities project, I decided I really wanted to learn about the Roosevelt-Smithsonian African Expedition of 1909-1910. 

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Posted by Jennifer Hayner on Aug 30, 2017 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

A Week in the Life of TR

Aug 28, 2017

With my visualization, I hope to understand the busy everyday schedule of Theodore Roosevelt alongside his commitment to correspondence.

 

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Posted by Chloe Elder on Aug 28, 2017 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Theodore Roosevelt's Social Network

Aug 21, 2017

Intern Sara Butterfass shares a directory created for future researchers that includes two predefined groups, Cabinet Members and Diplomats.

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Posted by Sara Butterfass on Aug 21, 2017 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post
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