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January 11, 1908, President Theodore Roosevelt made the Grand Canyon a National Monument. "Do nothing to mar its grandeur, for the ages have been at work upon it and man cannot improve it. Keep it for your children, your children's children and all who come after you."


1905 Mrs. Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth (1884 – 1980) was the oldest child of Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States. She was the only child of Roosevelt and his first wife, Alice Hathaway Lee. 1905.


Studio portrait of Edith and Theodore Roosevelt taken in 1917. From the Roosevelt family scrapbooks, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs division.


FDR wore a rimless hoopspring or C bridge type pince-nez from his student days at Harvard in 1902 until his death in 1945. It was a myth that he wanted to copy his 5th cousin Teddy by wearing a pince-nez... No FDR was following the most popular eyewear style of the era.


1902. Quentin Roosevelt, youngest son of Theodore Roosevelt, and Roswell Pinckney, one of his "White House Gang" playmates. Pinckney was the son of a White House steward. The "White House Gang" were known for their mischievous childhood pranks. Quentin Roosevelt later joined the Army Air Service and was killed during combat in WWI.