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Underwood & Underwood Theodore Roosevelt, President - at his desk in the White House, Washington, U. S. A.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06449.17 Author/Creator: Underwood & Underwood Place Written: Washington D.C. Type: Photograph Date: 1902 Pagination: Stereoview.

Summary of Content: The president sits turned away from his desk and towards the photographer, turned slightly off center, but gazing straight ahead. A globe on the desk behind his left shoulder occupies the center of the picture.

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People: Underwood & Underwood
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: PresidentWhite HouseVice President

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