Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Biographical / Historical
Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) was a politician, soldier, explorer, naturalist, and author. He served as president of the United States from 1901 to 1909.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Executive Committee on the Celebration of the Two Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Settlement of Jews in the United States collection
Contains the correspondence and minutes of the Executive Committee, including letters from Theodore Roosevelt, addresses of Bishop David Hummel Greer, Charles W. Eliot, former Pres. Grover S. Cleveland and others; and related material, both printed and manuscript, pertaining to the celebration held at Carnegie Hall, New York, Nov. 30, 1905. Includes also clippings describing various similar celebrations held throughout the country.
The collection has been arranged according to the following broad subject areas: personal affairs; speeches, sermons, and articles, both manuscript and published; the Free Synagogue in New York City; the Jewish Institute of Religion; American Jewish affairs; relations between the Jewish and non-Jewish communities; New York City affairs; United States affairs; the press (both Jewish and non-Jewish); world affairs; the American Jewish Congress and World Jewish Congress; refugees; Zionism; Palestine and Israel; arts and letters; and individual corrspondence of a general nature.
The items consist of: 1) a photomechanical reproduction of Theodore Roosevelt and Rear Admiral Charles Stillman Sperry at Hampton Roads, Virginia upon the return of the Atlantic battleship fleet from a round-the-world cruise. The photomechanical reproduction is inscribed to Isidor Lewi and is signed by both Roosevelt and Sperry; 2) a photomechanical reproduction of Theodore Roosevelt and family at Oyster Bay, Long Island. The photomechanical reproductions are inscribed to Isidor Lewi and signed by Roosevelt.