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President Theodore Roosevelt waves to the crowd that surrounds his train at Old Orchard Beach in 1902.
Roosevelt was known for his conservation efforts -- preserving parks and forestland. He served as president from 1901-1909.
He won a Nobel Peace prize in 1906 for his work in negotiating the Treaty of Portsmouth that ended the Russo-Japanese War.
About This Item
- Title: Theodore Roosevelt, Old Orchard Beach, 1902
- Creator: Gerrish, O. E.
- Creation Date: 1902-08-26
- Subject Date: 1902-08-26
- Town: Old Orchard Beach
- County: York
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 17 cm x 14 cm
- Local Code: Photographs--Roosevelt
- Object Type: Image
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