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Theodore Roosevelt visiting Portland, 1902

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Theodore Roosevelt visiting Portland, 1902

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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.

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  • Title: Theodore Roosevelt visiting Portland, 1902
  • Creator: Gerrish, O. E.
  • Creation Date: 1902-08-26
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Black and white photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 20 x 25
  • Local Code: Photographs--Portland--Famous people
  • Object Type: Image

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(207) 774-1822

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