Theodore Roosevelt, Old Orchard Beach, 1902

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Theodore Roosevelt, Old Orchard Beach, 1902

Purchase a reproduction of this item on VintageMaineImages.com.

Description

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.

View/Add Comments

About This Item

  • Title: Theodore Roosevelt, Old Orchard Beach, 1902
  • Creator: Gerrish, O. E.
  • Creation Date: 1902-08-26
  • Subject Date: 1902
  • Town: Old Orchard Beach
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 17 cm x 14 cm
  • Local Code: Photographs--Roosevelt
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
Website

Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.