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0799: Jean Edward Smith Papers
Marshall University Archives and Special Collections
"Gloster". James Roosevelt's champion trotter, ca. 1874, b&w. Note attached in JES handwriting reads: Gloster was James Roosevelt's champion trotter, sold to Leland Stamford for $10,000, but killed in a train wreck before he could race on the west coast. Franklin Delano Roosevelt kept Gloster's tail mounted on a placard in his White House bedroom. (Gloster was killed in 1874 or 75) Label from Franklin Delano Roosevelt Library states photo is in public domain. (Roosevelt was president from 1933–1945.) This set of roosevelt photos are from Jean Ed. Smith's files and papers used for his book on Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
Subject Terms: Race horses "Gloster" Horses
People: Roosevelt, James Stamford, Leland
""Gloster". James Roosevelt's champion trotter, ca. 1874" (1874). 0799: Jean Edward Smith Papers. 83.