Collection Theodore Roosevelt: His Life and Times on Film

Articles and Essays

  • Timeline of Theodore Roosevelt's Life

    1858 to 1879. 1858 October 27 Theodore Roosevelt Jr., is born in New York City to Theodore and Martha Bulloch Roosevelt.

  • Film Chronology of Roosevelt and His Times

    1898 to 1900. 1898-1900 Theodore Roosevelt was appointed assistant secretary of the Navy in 1897, and he is pictured in the first film leaving the old State, War, and Navy Building. He resigned to serve as a lieutenant colonel in the Spanish-American War, a war he strongly supported. He and his "Rough Riders" won acclaim, especially for their part in the Battle of San ...

  • Theodore Roosevelt on Film

    But a truce to politics! We want to present Colonel Roosevelt to the reader . . . as a picture man: that is, one in sympathy with the best aspects of the picture.1

  • Sound Recordings of Theodore Roosevelt's Voice

    When running as the third-party Progressive (Bull Moose) candidate for president of the United States in 1912, Theodore Roosevelt recorded a number of campaign speeches. Represented here are all of the cylinder recordings he made for the Edison Company in August of 1912. (The next month he recorded five 78 r.p.m. disc sides for the Victor Talking Machine Company.) Rival presidential candidates Woodrow Wilson ...