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Unknown Roosevelt standing with young Kermit on the lawn in Oyster Bay.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07002.84 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Oyster Bay, New York Type: Photograph Date: 1900-1905 ca. Pagination: 1 photograph : sepia ; 16.5 x 11.6 cm.

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Summary of Content: Inscription on verso related to cropping instructions.

Background Information: with

People: Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943

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

Subjects: PresidentChildren and Family

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