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October 27, 1998 – February 7, 1999
Museum: Portrait Gallery
Location: 1st Floor, Gallery 121A
Some 100 paintings, photos, & political cartoons reveal how Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), our 26th president, was a colossus of his time. This champion of the Panama Canal, avid conservationist, Rough Rider, sportsman, man of letters, and defender of the American family helped shape America's transition from a provincial society to a burgeoning world power.