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Brown Brothers "Pres. Roosevelt when he was Col. of the Rough Riders."

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07002.39 Author/Creator: Brown Brothers Place Written: Cuba Type: Photographs Date: 1898 ca. Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Full-length profile of Roosevelt mounted on horseback and facing right. Parts of both Roosevelt and the horse outlined in ink. Pencil notation "Pack [Pach?] Bros." on reverse.

People: Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Keywords/Subjects: Spanish American War, Military History, President, Latin and South America, Caribbean, Global History and Civics, Foreign Affairs

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