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Theodore Roosevelt Papers: Series 15: Scrapbooks, 1895-1910; Editorial Comment; Vols 21-25, 1907, Jan. 9-1908, June 2

Theodore Roosevelt Papers: Series 15: Scrapbooks, 1895-1910; Editorial Comment; Vols 21-25, 1907, Jan. 9-1908, June 2

 
 
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25 albums. Vol. 1: genealogical data about the Roosevelt, Carow, Butler, and Alexander families; vol. 2: the early life of President Theodore Roosevelt; his marriage to Edith Kermit Carow; his military service and presidency; the birth of the Roosevelt children; family life; the Roosevelt home at Oyster Bay, N.Y.; also photographs of the Butler Alexander family, including Eleanor Butler Alexander as a child and young adult; vol. 3: the engagement, wedding, and marriage of Eleanor Butler Alexander and Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.; vol. 4: World War I; President Roosevelt's four sons in the war; some documents related to Eleanor's involvement with the YMCA and the Allied Women on War Service; vols. 5-25: the lives of Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., and Eleanor Butler Roosevelt; their wedding; children; views of their homes; family travel in the U.S. and abroad; other family activities; the marriage of their children; the birth of grandchildren; Theodore Jr.'s hunting expeditions to Asia in 1925 and 1928 (vols. 6-7); his political and military career, including his term as Governor of Puerto Rico from 1925-32 (vols. 8-9) and his term as Governor-General of the Philippines from 1932-33 (vols. 11-12); the family's involvement in World War II through military service and war work (vols. 16-18); Eleanor's work with the Red Cross during World War II (vol. 17); and Theodore's death in France in 1944 (vol. 18). Many of Eleanor's travel photographs are represented (vols. 8, 10, 13, 16, 22-25); photographs of her needlework projects and portraits of family members are also scattered throughout the albums.

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1895 - 1910
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Library of Congress
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