The Tar Baby and the Tomahawk: Race and Ethnic Images in American Children's Literature, 1880-1939

Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt (1858 - 1919), the 26th President of the United States, was famed for his military and political leadership, as well as his work as a naturalist and explorer. A vocal admirer of Harris and the Uncle Remus tales, Roosevelt invited Harris to a private dinner at the White House in 1907.