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Underwood & Underwood "Real help is that which teaches a man to help himself" - President Roosevelt

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06449.21 Author/Creator: Underwood & Underwood Place Written: Bangor, Maine Type: Photograph Date: 1902 Pagination: Stereoview.

Summary of Content: Roosevelt addresses a group of men seated on a raised wooden platform. The foreground shows part of the larger audience.

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

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

Subjects: PresidentPresidential Speeches and Proclamations

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