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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Archibald B. Roosevelt

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Theodore Roosevelt explains the comments he made regarding General Pershing's orders to prohibit alcohol. Temperance leadership had taken the comments out of context and attributed others to Roosevelt that were never made. Roosevelt ends by reporting on the health of Archie Roosevelt's newborn son.
World War (1914-1918), Prohibitionists, Soldiers--Alcohol use, American newspapers, Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948, Roosevelt, Grace Lockwood, 1893-1971, Roosevelt, Archibald, 1918-1990
Theodore Roosevelt Center
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