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1. photo, kate shippen roosevelt, victoria, 1912, ranault victoria 40 CV, larz anderson auto museum

The Dowager’s Diary: New York City’s Downton Abbey – Week Ten

Thursday, April 16th, 2015
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“In the Victoria to deliver presents to Dorothy and the baby, Langdon Geer, Jr.” That was Kate Roosevelt’s diary entry for December 20, 1912. On

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The Dowager’s Diary: New York City’s Downton Abbey – Week Six

Thursday, March 19th, 2015
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The month of November, 1912 began with a chill in the air, but none so biting as in Kate Roosevelt’s tone when she wrote in

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photo, kate shippen roosevelt, empire theater, library of congress

The Dowager’s Diary: New York City’s Downton Abbey – Week Three

Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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While at her weekend farm known as “Merdlemouth,” in Hightstown, New Jersey and dealing with a chamber-maid’s abrupt quitting, going to the Motor Vehicle Department

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