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What I'm Reading Now: The beginnings of football

The Big Scrum: Theodore Roosevelt and the birth of football, by  John Miller

I loved this book. I don’t care much about current day football, but the history of football, along with stories about the people and the times (late 1800s) makes for an interesting read. 179 more words


"How the President is Taught Jiu Jitsu"

This marvelous article, which appeared in the New York World on March 20, 1902, describes President Theodore Roosevelt’s training in Jiu Jitsu under Professor John J. 1,146 more words


TRENDING Fall/Winter 2014-15: Unstructured Coat


Wrap coats, panchos, blanket coats, robe coats, capes- oh my! This season, the winter coat is experiencing a bit of de-evolution, for causes not yet known. 458 more words


What is a Progressive?

Progressivism is part of American politics… and has been hotly debated since the end of the 19th century.  As Americans head back to the ballot box to decide the nation’s course for the next four years, economic conditions have made progressives as relevant as ever.  631 more words


Clip from the Past: Teddy Roosevelt

The following is a recording of Teddy Roosevelt from 1912 who was looking for a third term as President against sitting President William Taft (R) 463 more words

General Political Science

1906: Lulu Grover and the East Harlem Cats She Bequeathed to President Roosevelt

To the Coroner or First Police Officer that Finds My Body Here: I beg of you to telephone to President Theodore Roosevelt. He will have my body cremated. 2,133 more words

New York History

Pelican Island Wildlife Refuge

Those who know me understand my passion for wildlife and “jaunts in nature”. Glorious day when the weather allows me to venture out to discover beauty all over again. 620 more words