It isn't initially obvious what caused the damage to the leather-covered metal eyeglass case. But a closer look reveals an entry hole from a bullet in one corner with a matching exit hole on the other side.
The case belonged to Theodore Roosevelt and was in his pocket when he was in Milwaukee in 1912 trying to regain the presidency in a third-party run as head of the Progressive ticket....
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