• Sound Recordings of Theodore Roosevelt's Voice -- Theodore Roosevelt: His Life and Times on Film

    When running as the third-party Progressive (Bull Moose) candidate for president of the United States in 1912, Theodore Roosevelt recorded a number of campaign speeches. Represented here are all of the cylinder recordings he made for the Edison Company in August of 1912. (The next month he recorded five 78 r.p.m. disc sides for the Victor Talking Machine Company.) Rival presidential candidates Woodrow Wilson ...

    • Date: 1898
  • RMA flag service on the steps of New York Public Library, 1919 /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 1:10 at 16 fps. Film sequence does not follow order of actual events; second sequence, children at the grave, is unverified. Appearing: Samuel Abbott, Henry Cabot Lodge, Henry J. Allen, William Boyce Thompson, Henry D. Lindsley, William Loeb Jr., William Gibbs McAdoo. On October 27, 1919 the Roosevelt memorial flag, which has been carried across New York State in TR's ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1919
  • Emperor Francis Joseph of Austria greeted by his people /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 1:00 at 18 fps. Location in title unverified. Views of Francis Joseph I, Emperor of Austria-Hungary, and an entourage of military officers and civilians walking down a wide avenue; the street is lined with people greeting the Emperor. Interior title notes location as Vienna, Austria and notes TR as being entertained by the Emperor at the palace. TR visited the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910
  • 1898 to 1900 -- Theodore Roosevelt: His Life and Times on Film

    1898-1900 Theodore Roosevelt was appointed assistant secretary of the Navy in 1897, and he is pictured in the first film leaving the old State, War, and Navy Building. He resigned to serve as a lieutenant colonel in the Spanish-American War, a war he strongly supported. He and his "Rough Riders" won acclaim, especially for their part in the Battle of San Juan Hill. Upon ...

    • Date: 1898
  • Theodore Roosevelt on Film -- Theodore Roosevelt: His Life and Times on Film

    But a truce to politics! We want to present Colonel Roosevelt to the reader . . . as a picture man: that is, one in sympathy with the best aspects of the picture.1 It has been said that during the silent newsreel period no president was more photogenic than Theodore Roosevelt. He was unusually cooperative with motion picture photographers, often pausing in the midst ...

    • Date: 1898
  • TR at Fargo, N.D., during Progressive campaign, 1912 [1] /

    Copyright: no reg. Main title "Roosevelt" appears on film; it appears to have been spliced on. "General Film Publicity & Sales Co.", which is probably a film distributor, also appears on film. Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt, George E. Roosevelt. Duration: 2:57 (part 1), 1:58 (part 2) at 18 fps. Sources used: P&P portrait file; The Fargo forum, 9/6/12, p. 1. As part of a western ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1912
  • President Roosevelt reviewing the troops at Charleston Exposition /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 18Apr02; H16715. Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt, Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt, Captain F.W. Wagener, Mayor Smyth, Governor McSweeney, and Governor Avcock. Duration: 2:20 at 14 fps. President Roosevelt is standing on a platform in front of an Auditorium, photographed from across the street. At his left is Mrs. Roosevelt, holding carnations. They review the army, navy, and marine corps foot soldiers at the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Czar Nicholas of Russia /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 0:40 at 18 fps. Viewing print is very dark. Long shots of Czar Nicholas II and Czarina Alexandra leaving what may be a church located in Russia and passing between two lines of men who appear to be Cossack Escort of the Imperial Guard; Alexandra walks toward a carriage and the Czar mounts a horse and rides away. Roosevelt Memorial ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910
  • TR, Mayor Mitchel, Governor Charles Whitman of New York, and Myron Herrick, 1917 /

    Copyright: reg unknown. Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt, Governor Charles S. Whitman, Myron T. Herrick, Mayor John P. Mitchel. Duration: 0:08 at 16 fps. Close-up view of New York Governor Charles S. Whitman (1915-1918), Myron T. Herrick, formerly governor of Ohio and United States ambassador to France, and New York City Mayor John P. Mitchel (1914-1917) reviewing a parade of New York National Guardsmen from the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • 1905 to 1910 -- Theodore Roosevelt: His Life and Times on Film

    1905-1908 During his second term, Roosevelt worked on bringing a peace settlement to the Russo-Japanese War. Delegates from both nations were invited to New Hampshire to facilitate this. Roosevelt also acquired the right for the U.S. to build a canal in Panama and visited the country himself in November 1906, the first time a president in office had ever visited a foreign nation. Oscar ...

    • Date: 1905
  • Sarah Bernhardt addresses crowd in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, 1917 /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 0:10 at 14 fps. Appearing: Dr. Felix Marot, Elizabeth Ormsby, Sarah Bernhardt. On July 4, 1917, French actress Sarah Bernhardt speaks in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, N.Y., on behalf of French-American cooperation in the war effort. Addressing more than 50,000 people gathered around a decorated music platform, Mme. Bernhardt stands and speaks from an open touring car parked in front of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • TR [in Louisiana], 1915 [4] /

    Copyright: no reg. Photographed by Herbert K. Job. Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt. Duration: 0:20 at 18 fps. Views of TR walking on beach; holding his hat, TR stands near bushes on an island and follows the flight of birds. Film photographed by Herbert K. Job of the National Audubon Society, on an expedition with TR to bird sanctuary islands off the Louisiana coast in ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915
  • TR calls on neighbors at Christmas, 1917 /

    Copyright: no reg. Date and event in title unverified. Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt. Duration: 0:34 at 18 fps. Opening scene of a man, woman, and two children with presents walking up to a house in Oyster Bay, N.Y.; one child enters house, comes back out, then the woman enters; two older girls stand in doorway; TR, carrying a present, walks up to the house; ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • A visit to Theodore Roosevelt at his home at Sagamore Hill, Oyster Bay, L.I., 1912 /

    Roosevelt Memorial Association annual report notes film originally released by Pathé Frères under title, A visit to the illustrious colonel. Moving Picture World review appears under title, Theodore Roosevelt. French title undetermined. French language translation title, Une visite à l'illustre colonel, is supplied for the France in America project. DLC One of the intertitles in this version provides production information: "But the Colonel consented ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1920
  • TR in a rowboat on Oyster Bay, Archie assists with boat to shore, 1914 /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt, Archibald Roosevelt. Originally part of the newsreel series, Hearst-Selig news pictorial, according to the Theodore Roosevelt Association film collection catalog, p. 126. Since Hearst-Selig News Pictorial was produced between Feb. 1914 and Dec. 1915, possible release dates are 1914 or 1915. Duration: 0:30 at 18 fps. On Oyster Bay, Theodore Roosevelt rows alone away from shore. In ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1914
  • 1880 to 1889 -- Theodore Roosevelt: His Life and Times on Film

    1880 June 30 T. R. graduates from Harvard magna cum laude. October T. R. begins law studies at Columbia. October 27 T. R. and Alice marry. Alice Hathaway Lee Roosevelt (1st wife of Theodore Roosevelt) Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress. 1881 November 9 T. R. is elected to the state assembly for the twenty-first district of New York State at the age ...

  • Charles E. Hughes speaking during campaign, Duquesne, Pa., 1916 /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: Charles Evans Hughes, William H. Coleman. Duration: 0:27 at 18 fps. Presidential candidate Charles Evans Hughes campaigns in Pittsburgh vicinity on Sept. 27, 1916. Hughes was on a strenuous tour in an attempt to knit together various Republican factions. In Pittsburgh area he was joined by Republican notables, some of whom had been at odds with him: Senator Boies Penrose, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • Scenes of TR and his sons Quentin and Archie, 1917-1918 [2] /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: President Roosevelt, Quentin Roosevelt, Archie Roosevelt. Duration: 1:07 at 18 fps. Unrelated segments of Quentin, Archie, and TR at various times and locations. Medium close view of Quentin wearing a WWI uniform standing by a wooden shed in Mineola, New York, May 1917; long shot of Archie in uniform astride a horse possibly in 1917; Archie in uniform, with a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • TR Jr. with group of sailors and soldiers /

    Copyright: reg. unknown. Originally part of the newsreel series, Pathe news, according to the Theodore Roosevelt Association film collection catalog, p.135. Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. Duration: 0:12 at 16 fps. Medium close view of TR Jr. talking with two sailors and two soldiers. Interior title identifies TR Jr. as one of the founders of the new Legion, which was incorporated by Congress on Sept. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1919
  • [Scenes of the British royal family] /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 0:34 at 18 fps. RMA gives title as King George and Queen Mary of England. Appearing: Queen Mary, King George, Queen Alexandra, the Duke of Connaught, Princess Mary, Princess Victoria. Queen Mary, King George in the uniform of an Admiral of the Fleet, members of the Royal family, a clergyman, and other unidentified people are walking in procession into St. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1918
  • The River of Doubt [2] /

    Copyright: no reg. Editor, Caroline Gentry; photographer, Anthony Fiala. Appearing: President Roosevelt, Candido Mariano da Silva, George M. Dyott, Anthony Fiala, George K. Cherrie, John A. Zahm, Kermit Roosevelt, Frank Harper, Leo E. Miller, Edith Roosevelt, Edwin V. Morgan, Lauro S. Müller. Duration: 4:03 (part 1), 3:41 (part 2), 4:09 (part 3), 4:04 (part 4), 4:06 (part 5), 4:13 (part 6), 4:22 (part 7) ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1928
  • Count von Bernstorff of Germany /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: Count Johann von Bernstorff. Duration: 0:12 at 18 fps. Medium close shot of Count Johann von Bernstorff, German Ambassador to the U.S. (1908-1917), sitting and talking with an unidentified man in a car. Source used: P&P portrait file. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files. Received: 5/68 from USDA lab; ref print and arch pos; ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910
  • TR at Sagamore Hill [1916] /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt, Richard M. Hurd. Duration: 1:53 at 18 fps. Unrelated footage of TR speaking at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition ca. ft. 43-48. On May 27, 1916, shortly before the Republican Party and Progressive Party conventions, the newly formed Roosevelt Non-Partisan League sponsors a demonstration of support for TR at Sagamore Hill. Many prominent men are included in the over ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915