Theodore Roosevelt: Icon of the American Century

caricature of Roosevelt as a bull moose Theodore Roosevelt once declared himself to be "as strong as a bull moose." The appellation stuck and the moose became the popular symbol for the Progressive Party under Roosevelt. This cartoon depicting the mascots of the major parties appeared in Harper's Weekly, July 20, 1912, just before the "Bull Moose" convention opened in Chicago.
The Latest Arrival at the Political Zoo
Edward W. Kemble (1861-1933)
Lithograph, 1912
Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace
National Historic Site
National Park Service, New York City


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