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Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) [Stereoviews of Roosevelt as President and Rough Rider] [Decimalized]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06449 Author/Creator: Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Place Written: [various places] Type: Photograph Date: 1890 ca. Pagination: 55 items

Summary of Content: Includes images of Roosevelt giving speeches, campaigning, the Rough Riders, the Spanish American war. Some images are captioned with portions of his political speeches. Mostly published by Underwood & Underwood. [decimalized: .01-.55]

Background Information:

People: Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: ElectionProgressive EraPresidentSpanish American WarMilitary HistoryLatin and South AmericaGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsCaribbeanVice President

Sub Era: Empire Building

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