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Unknown [Quentin Roosevelt]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01410.03.02 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Photograph Date: 1917 ca. Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 13.2 x 10 cm.

Summary of Content: Photograph of Quentin Roosevelt in uniform.

Background Information:

Full Transcript: April 1, 1906.

Darling Quenty-quee:
Slipper[struck: s] and the kittens are doing finely. I think the kittens will be big enough for you to pet and have some satisfaction out of ...when you get home, although they will be pretty young still. I miss you all dreadfully, and the house feels big and lonely and full of echoes with nobody but me in it; and I do not hear any small scamps running up and down the hall just as hard as they can; or hear their voices while I am dressing; or suddenly look out through the windows of the office at the tennis ground and see them [strikeout] [inserted: racing] over it [struck: and] [inserted: or] playing in the sand box. I love you very much.
Your loving father,

Master Quentin Roosevelt,
Care of the Postmaster,
Savannah, Georgia.

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People: Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Children and FamilyPresidentMilitary PersonnelMilitary Uniforms

Sub Era: World War I

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