March 26, 2017

Today in History: Theodore Roosevelt

Colonel Theodore Roosevelt, in uniform, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left
Today in History–February 3–the Library of Congress features Theodore Roosevelt, who penned a personal love missive about his future wife on this day in 1880. That first marriage was, unfortunately, cut short but Roosevelt had a long, prosperous life as a conservationist, progressive politician, and Nobel Peace Prize winner. Find out more about this larger than life figure in our nation’s history by visiting the Today in History section, then follow the links below to access more resources and individual primary sources related to the 26th president of the United States.

Theodore Roosevelt stories from America’s Library

Roosevelt, Muir, and The Camping Trip Inside Adams blog August 11, 2016

Learning from the Source: Monumental Men primary source lesson plan

Primary Source Sets

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Historical Newspaper Topic Guides

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