Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt, 1884. Photograph from the Theodore Roosevelt exhibition.

Based on an exhibition organized by the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library and Museum, Theodore Roosevelt offers fascinating glimpses into turn-of-the-twentieth century America and the dynamic man at the helm.


Theodore Roosevelt focuses on the ebullient personality and character of our twenty-sixth President, as reflected through his many different kinds of writing. It features color and sepia-toned photographs with concise texts. Panel topics include:

  • Roosevelt family tree
  • Childhood
  • College and marriage
  • The Dakota frontier
  • Second marriage
  • Public service
  • Rough Riders
  • The Presidency
  • Panama Canal
  • The world stage
  • Bull Moose Campaign
  • Conservationist
  • Family life
  • World traveler
  • World War I
  • His published legacy

Theodore Roosevelt is an exhibition produced by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Exhibition Format

Content11 double-sided panels (29” x 32”)
12 support legs ( 76 ” tall)
Space Requirements162 square feet of floor space (9’ x 18’)
Shipping weight and dimensionsTravels in 2 wooden crates and 1 plastic case:
  • 81” x 10” x 8” - 66 lbs.
  • 44” x 34” x 9” - 85 lbs.
  • 44” x 34” x 9” - 94 lbs.
Rental Fee*$550*
Rental Period4 weeks

*Rental fees are based primarily on the cost of shipping. Prices may vary based on current fuel surcharges or venue location within the state of Texas. Out-of-state rentals are priced on an individual basis. Please call for a rental fee quote specific to your venue.

Print Materials

A specified number of print materials are provided with this exhibition at no additional cost. Additional copies of these materials may be obtained for a nominal fee:

  • 50 brochures comparing the mythic and real man
  • 10 posters featuring Theodore Roosevelt as frontiersman

Publicity Materials

Press release

Theodore Roosevelt press release

Publicity image

A publicity image is available for promoting this exhibition at your venue. Please contact the exhibitions coordinator to request an electronic file of this image. Please allow 2-3 business days for the exhibitions coordinator to process your request.

Humanities Texas logos

Venues may request a CD with the Humanities Texas logo in a number of electronic file formats for use when developing print and online promotional materials. Logo files are also available for download on the logo page.

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Questions and Rental Information

Call 512.440.1991 or email

2021-2022 Bookings

All upcoming dates available. Please submit an online rental form to book or receive a quote.

On Display

Theodore Roosevelt in his Rough Riders Uniform, by Charles Dana Gibson, 1898. Courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery.