THEODORE ROOSEVELT’S SMITH AND WESSON NEW MODEL NO. 3 REVOLVER: This revolver is attributed by Smith & Wesson factory records to future U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt. He most likely took delivery of this gun just prior to training his Rough Riders at San Antonio, Texas. This gun features "combat target" sights and is one of only three or four known to have been chambered for the .38 U.S.Service caliber cartridge (.38 Colt).
Teddy Roosevelt and Quanah Parker on a wolf hunt in April, 1905 on the 6666 Ranch near Guthrie, Texas is. They were there at the invitation of legendary rancher Burk Burnett. Teddy is fourth from the right and he is talking to Quanah, who is third from the right and looking at Teddy.
When President McKinley was shot at the Pan American Exhibition in Buffalo, NY in 1901, Theodore Roosevelt became the youngest person ever to become President. He was only 42. As President, he continued to be a very visible and traveled leader shown here on a New England tour in 1902.