This post explores the connection between Theodore Roosevelt and a man named Quan Yick Nam, a well-known Chinese investigator and translator who helped the NYPD bring down countless criminals in Chinatown
Sometimes our curiosity sends us down the research rabbit hole, like this story about tramp millionaire George W. Eccleston.
Read about an excursion with the Roosevelt children and friends to a magic show by famed magician Harry Kellar, and find out if Ethel got back her jewelry after a sleight of hand trick.
Political cartoonist Clifford K. Berryman was not only one of the most influential political cartoonists of his time, but he was also the creator of the teddy bear figure often associated with Roosevelt.
In 1906, a woman named Lulu B. Grover poisoned herself and left her estate, and cat, to President Roosevelt.
Prior to the Presidential Records Act, presidential records were considered the private property of the President.
On December 30, 1905, nearly five years after Frank Steunenberg left office as Governor of Idaho, a bomb rigged to the gate of his house killed him.
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.
Elbert Hubbert’s essay turned Andrew Summers Rowan into the 20th century equivalent of a viral celebrity. But what happened to him?
"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?