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Underwood & Underwood "Remember, the Monroe Doctrine will be respected as long as we have a first-class Navy" - President Roosevelt

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06449.25 Author/Creator: Underwood & Underwood Place Written: Proctor, Vt. Type: Photograph Date: 1902 Pagination: Stereoview.

Summary of Content: Roosevelt, in the background, speaks from a podium decorated with flags and surmounted by a large eagle in front of a white clapboard building. He faces front. A large audience faces him; their hats occupy the picture's foreground.

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

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

Subjects: Progressive EraPresidentPresidential Speeches and ProclamationsNavyGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsMonroe Doctrine

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