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T.R.'s legacy is in every corner of the country he helped shape, guide, and inspire. We aim to digitize the archive of an analog President, making it accessible for everyone, everywhere, for generations to come.

The Speech That Stopped A Bullet

Theodore Roosevelt was nearly assassinated while running for president. Luckily, an impassioned 50-page speech and a metal glasses case likely saved his life.

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Artifacts from T.R.'s Life

T.R.'s Rough Rider Uniform

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

Col. Roosevelt's Application for a Job

Library of Congress

Two Sets of Spurs Worn by Theodore Roosevelt During His Time in The Dakota Territory

Theodore Roosevelt Collection

A Bird T.R. Collected in Egypt

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

Desk Chair Used by Theodore Roosevelt During His Occupancy of the White House

Theodore Roosevelt Collection

Bronze Statue from San Juan

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

T.R.'s 1884 Diary

On February 14, 1884, Roosevelt’s wife and mother died on the same day, in the same house. Consumed by grief, Roosevelt famously wrote in his diary, "The light has gone out of my life".

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Buffalo Gun

Theodore Roosevelt Collection

T.R.'s Sword and Hat

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

Top from the 1904 World's Fair

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

1884 Tiffany's Knife

Library of Congress

Bronze Bronco Buster Remington

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

Travel Kit

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

The Foundation

The TRPLF is a non-profit organization formed in 2014 to plan, build and oversee operations of the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library in North Dakota.

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About the Foundation

The Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library Foundation is a non-profit organization that is planning, building, and overseeing operations of the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library. 
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A Message from the CEO

There are two questions I repeatedly encounter about 
this ambitious project: Wait, Theodore Roosevelt doesn’t have a presidential library?, and why North Dakota?
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Conservation

Theodore Roosevelt is often considered the "conservationist president." In the North Dakota Badlands, Roosevelt is remembered with a national park that bears his name and honors the memory of the original conservationist.
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