Elihu Root [between ca. 1890 and ca. 1910]

Elihu Root (1845 - 1937) was the Secretary of War under President Theodore Roosevelt. During the Anthracite Strike, Root and the powerful banker John Pierpont Morgan who represented the coal mine and railroad operators, met on Morgan's yacht and worked out an arbitration deal. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-83103.