Theodore Roosevelt on African Expedition

ID: SIA2009-1371 and SA-943

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1900s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 56, Folder 10

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Summary

Former President Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) and other members of his expedition party from the Smithsonian Roosevelt African Expedition stand next to an American flag. Roosevelt is standing to the left of the flag with his head to the side. Other men in the image include Kermit Roosevelt, Edgar Alexander Mearns, and John Alden Loring. On this trip, Roosevelt collected natural history specimens for the United States National Museum (now National Museum of Natural History) and live animals for the National Zoological Park.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Roosevelt, Theodore 1858-1919
  • Roosevelt, Kermit 1889-1943
  • Loring, John Alden
  • Mearns, Edgar Alexander 1856-1916
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States President
  • Smithsonian-Roosevelt African Expedition

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 56, Folder 10

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

  • 1909
  • 1909-1910

Restrictions

No restrictions

Topic

  • American Flag
  • Explorations and Expeditions
  • Flags
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Scientific expeditions

Place

Africa

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2009-1371 and SA-943

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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