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President Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) waved his hat to an excited crowd outside the home of Thomas B. Reed in Portland.
Roosevelt was president from 1901-1909. He was William McKinley's vice president, elected in 1900. McKinley was assassinated, dying on Sept. 14, 1901 and advancing Roosevelt to the presidency.
Thomas Brackett Reed (1839-1902) served in the U.S. House from 1877-1899. He was Speaker of the House from 1889-1891 and 1895 until his resignation in 1899.
About This Item
- Title: Theodore Roosevelt visiting Portland, 1902
- Creator: Gerrish, O. E.
- Creation Date: 1902-08-26
- Subject Date: 1902-08-26
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 20 cm x 25 cm
- Local Code: Photographs--Portland--Famous people
- Object Type: Image
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