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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
The transition from intern to professional sometimes brings new discoveries about what you know - and what you don't.
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?