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Roosevelt Day, program--Chamberlain (S.D.) September 12, 1900

 Unprocessed — Box: 06491 B
Identifier: H2016-044

Content Description

The collection consists of one “Roosevelt Day” program dated September 12, 1900. At that time, Governor Theodore Roosevelt traveled by train to Chamberlain with a party of Governor Leslie M. Shaw of Iowa, Senator Knute Nelson of Minnesota, Colonel Melvin Grigsby of Sioux Falls, Seth Bullock of Deadwood, governor nominee Charles Herreid of Pierre and a number of other candidates, officials and press representatives. The group was on a campaign trip through South Dakota to support Republican candidates for political office. The program provides an itinerary of events for the day. A parade formed at the depot at 7:45 a.m. in the following order: Chamberlain Juvenile Band, Mounted Rough Riders, Carriages with Governor Roosevelt, Governor Shaw, Senator Nelson and others, Indian School Band and Citizens in Carriages. The speeches took place on the corner of Main street and Beebe avenue and began at 8:00 a.m. The program also included, “No teams except those in procession will be allowed on Main street until after the speaking. All persons not mounted are requested to keep on the sidewalks.” News stories on the event were researched and placed with the accession file.

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  • September 12, 1900


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