Astis Gloves - Roosevelt Mitt
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Displaying a exquisite beadwork design on the gauntlet these leather mittens are named for Theodore Roosevelt Jr, 26th President of the United States. Roosevelt was born a sickly child with debiliating asthmam but he overcame his physical health problems by embracing a strenuous lifestyle. While President he made conservation a top priority established many new national parks, forests, and monuments intended to preserve the nation's natural resources. Of all of his achievements, it is said that he was proudest of his work in conservation of natural resources, and extending federal protection to land and wildlife. By the end of his second term in office, Roosevelt used executive orders to establish 150 million acres of reserved forestry land.