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Theodore Roosevelt, Old Orchard Beach, 1902

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Theodore Roosevelt, Old Orchard Beach, 1902

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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.

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

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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