The Nobel Peace Prize 1906
President, USA. International Peace Arbitrator, various treaties. Vigorous, businesslike. "We abhor bully, oppressor, in private or public life". Conservationist, protected 230,000,000 acres of public land.
After camping in Yosemite National Park, "It was like lying in a great solemn cathedral, far vaster and more beautiful than any built by man."
Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States of America 1901-1909. Photo: Library of Congress
Theodore Roosevelt standing in his office next to one of his favourite objects, a huge globe on which he would place small white markers to show the positions of US, German and British navies in the Western Hemisphere. The White House, United States, 1903.Photo: Rockwood Photo Co. Source: Library of Congress.
President Theodore Roosevelt and his wife Edith Kermit Cardow Roosevelt, surrounded by their family, 1903. From left to right: Quentin, Theodore Sr., Theodore Jr., Archie, Alice, Kermit, Edith, and Ethel. Source: Library of Congress.
Theodore Roosevelt, Age 11, Paris 1870. Source: Wikipedia
Theodore Roosevelt as a New York state assemblyman. Notman Photographic Company, Albany, New York (active 1878-1927) albumen silver print, 1883. Source: National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Joanna Sturm
Source: Library of Congress
1904 US Presidential election results. Source: Wikipedia
President Theodore Roosevelt and Major Pitcher before Liberty Cap - a long extinct geyser at Yellowstone Park. Stereograph copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood, 1903. Source: Library of Congress
President Roosevelt's choicest recreation - amid nature's rugged grandeur on Glacier Point, Yosemite. Stereograph copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood, 1903. Source: Library of Congress
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Name: Theodore Roosevelt
Birth: 27 October 1858, New York, NY, USA
Death: 6 January 1919, Oyster Bay, NY, USA
Residence at the time of the award: USA
Role: Collaborator of various peace treaties, President of United States of America
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