About eighteen years old Theodore Roosevelt (top left) with brother Elliott, sister Corinne and family friend Edith (who would later become his second wife). The look of the eyes and the brow are the same, but the body of TR here, around 1876, is now much stronger, the product of a home gym his father had created for him.

About eighteen years old Theodore Roosevelt (top left) with brother Elliott, sister Corinne and family friend Edith (who would later become his second wife). The look of the eyes and the brow are the same, but the body of TR here, around 1876, is now much stronger, the product of a home gym his father had created for him.

Roosevelt started his efforts to preserve Yellowstone National Park as early as 1894 when he as president of the Boone and Crockett Club (a hunters' organization comprised of eminent scientists, lawyers and politicians) worked the Secretary of the Interior to enlarge the park and improve its governance. The resulting legislation provided new levels of protection from commercial development and "ecological destruction". Conservation of natural wonders and natural resources became TR's legacy…

Roosevelt started his efforts to preserve Yellowstone National Park as early as 1894 when he as president of the Boone and Crockett Club (a hunters' organization comprised of eminent scientists, lawyers and politicians) worked the Secretary of the Interior to enlarge the park and improve its governance. The resulting legislation provided new levels of protection from commercial development and "ecological destruction". Conservation of natural wonders and natural resources became TR's legacy…

Theodore Roosevelt, an Intimate Biography

Theodore Roosevelt, an Intimate Biography

Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt became the youngest President in United States history after the assassination of William McKinley.

Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt became the youngest President in United States history after the assassination of William McKinley.

Can you imagine a tree so big that a whole group of grownups looks so tiny? Here we find President Theodore Roosevelt with naturalist John Muir at Yosemite in 1903.

Can you imagine a tree so big that a whole group of grownups looks so tiny? Here we find President Theodore Roosevelt with naturalist John Muir at Yosemite in 1903.

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