Inside the Vault: The Life and Times of Theodore Roosevelt
by Gilder Lehrman Staff
On May 5, 2022, our curators discussed documents written by President Theodore Roosevelt. Joined by his great-grandson Tweed Roosevelt, we learned more about Roosevelt and his legacy. This session of Inside the Vault was sponsored by HISTORY.
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- Theodore Roosevelt to Quentin Roosevelt, October 1, 1907
- Theodore Roosevelt to Quentin Roosevelt, October 3, 1907
- Theodore Roosevelt to Quentin Roosevelt, October 6, 1907
- Theodore Roosevelt to Archibald Roosevelt, August 16, 1910
- Theodore Roosevelt to Timothy L. Woodruff, November 2, 1912
- Edith Kermit Roosevelt to Arthur D. Hill, April 29, 1918
- Eulogy for President Theodore Roosevelt, given by Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, February 9, 1919
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- Remembering Theodore Roosevelt: 4:33–9:34
- The Roosevelt Family: 9:35–20:15
- Picture Letters to Archie and Quentin: 20:24–33:54
- The Roosevelts and World War I: 34:05–43:34
- Assassination Attempt of 1912: 43:36–49:07
- Q&A: 49:09–59:15
- Essay: “Theodore Roosevelt: The Making of a Progressive Reformer” by Kathleen Dalton
- Essay: “The Square Deal: Theodore Roosevelt and the Themes of Progressive Reform” by Kirsten Swinth
- Video: “The Lion’s Pride: Theodore Roosevelt and His Family in Peace and War” by Edward J. Renehan Jr.
- Video: “When Trumpets Call: Theodore Roosevelt after the White House” by Patricia O’Toole
- Lesson Plan: Theodore Roosevelt and Conservation
- Teaching Resource: Guided Readings: Imperialism and the Spanish-American War