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Alice Roosevelt: TR’s Little Girl

The woman who would become the “other Washington Monument” had a tragic early childhood. Alice Lee Roosevelt: The Early Years Alice Lee Roosevelt (1884-1981) was born on February 13, 1884. The following day, February 14, her mother, also an Alice … Continue reading

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Mrs. Harding and Mrs. McLean

For fifty years, Florence Kling Harding was a lonely woman, with few, if any, real friends. The Embattled Duchess Florence Kling (1860-1924) was the daughter of Marion, Ohio’s wealthiest and nastiest businessmen. His tyrannical ways resulted in Florence’s youthful escape … Continue reading

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TR’s Sister Anna Roosevelt Cowles

Anna Roosevelt Cowles (1855-1931) was closer to Theodore Roosevelt than anyone.  And he respected her more than anyone.   Anna Roosevelt:  A First-Born Syndrome Anna Roosevelt, nicknamed “Bamie” was the eldest of four remarkable Roosevelt children born to Theodore (Sr.) … Continue reading

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