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Collection Theodore Roosevelt: His Life and Times on Film

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This bibliography contains only a selection of books on Theodore Roosevelt, many of which were consulted during the formation of the online materials. The biographies listed here focus on the period of Roosevelt's life captured in the motion pictures on this Web site. In addition, there are books on film history listed here which contain references to Roosevelt's appearances in motion pictures. (For a list of additional biographies on Theodore Roosevelt, consult the Theodore Roosevelt Association Web site.)

Biographies on Theodore Roosevelt

  • Brands, H. W. T.R.: The Last Romantic. New York: BasicBooks, 1997.
  • Gable, John Allen. The Bull Moose Years: Theodore Roosevelt and the Progressive Party. Port Washington, N.Y.: Kennikat Press, 1978.
  • Gardner, Joseph L. Departing Glory: Theodore Roosevelt as Ex-President. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1973.
  • Gould, Lewis L. The Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt. Lawrence, Kans.: University Press of Kansas, 1991.
  • Harbaugh, William Henry. Power and Responsibility: The Life and Times of Theodore Roosevelt. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Cudahy, 1961.
  • Miller, Nathan. Theodore Roosevelt: A Life. New York: Quill, 1992.
  • Ornig, Joseph R. My Last Chance to Be a Boy: Theodore Roosevelt's South American Expedition of 1913-1914. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1994.

Speeches and Addresses of Theodore Roosevelt

  • Roosevelt, Theodore. Social Justice and Popular Rule: Essays, Addresses, and Public Statements Relating to the Progressive Movement (1910-1916) from The Works of Theodore Roosevelt, Memorial Edition, Volume XIX. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925.

Theodore Roosevelt on Film History

  • Bowser, Eileen. The Transformation of Cinema, 1907-1915 (Vol. 2 in History of the American Cinema). New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1990.
  • Gillespie, Veronica M. "T.R. on Film." The Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress 34 (January 1977): 39-51.
  • Musser, Charles. The Emergence of Cinema: The American Screen to 1907 (Vol. 1 in History of the American Cinema). New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1990.
  • Niver, Kemp. Early Motion Pictures: The Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1985.
  • Ramsaye, Terry. A Million and One Nights: A History of the Motion Picture Through 1925. New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1926.
  • White-Hensen, Wendy, and Gillespie, Veronica M. The Theodore Roosevelt Association Film Collection: A Catalog. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1986.

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