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  • Major General Shafter /

    From Edison films catalog: The commander of the 5th Army Corps rides forward with a party of officers. He wears a white helmet, a broad expanse of shirt bosom and a general air of avoirdupois. 50 feet. $7.50.

    • Contributor: Shafter, William Rufus - Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Sampson-Schley controversy /

    From Edison films catalog: This subject is in three scenes, showing beautiful dissolving effects. Scene 1 shows Admiral Schley upon the bridge of the Brooklyn commanding the American Fleet in Santiago Harbor. The Spanish fleet is seen to emerge from Santiago Harbor. Simultaneously ships and forts open fire on the American fleet. Scene 2. The Man Behind the Gun. The gun crews are seen ...

    • Contributor: Schley, Winfield Scott - Sampson, William Thomas - Porter, Edwin S. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Packing ammunition on mules, Cuba /

    From The Phonoscope, October 1898, p. 15: Dotting the horizon on the right of the picture is the great fleet of transports, while scattered all along the beach and piled high to the left are hundreds upon hundreds of ammunition cases. Soldier boys in the foreground are packing the boxes on the patient army mules. An officer stands by bossing the job. Two boxes ...

    • Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • U.S. troops landing at Daiquirí, Cuba /

    "These are the first U.S. troops to land on Cuban soil, June 22, 1898. The picture shows a long perspective view of the pier at Baiquiri [sic], the point chosen so strategically for the landing of General Shafter's army. At the end of the wharf are the coal dumps and ore elevators used by the mining company operating the famous iron mines at Juragua, ...

    • Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress) - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Cuban volunteers embarking /

    Men carrying rifles and bedrolls boarding ship via gangway.

    • Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • General Lee's procession, Havana /

    From Edison films catalog: A magnificent view of the Prado, from the balcony of the United States Club. The procession is headed by a troop of horsemen. Prominent among them is General Lee. Then come the soldiers, file after file and company after company; filling the broad avenue from curb to curb and as far as the eye can reach with marching men. It ...

    • Contributor: Lee, Fitzhugh - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Sampson and Schley controversy--tea party /

    From Edison films catalog: This subject is in three scenes, showing beautiful dissolving effects. Scene 1 shows Admiral Schley upon the bridge of the Brooklyn commanding the American Fleet in Santiago Harbor. The Spanish fleet is seen to emerge from Santiago Harbor. Simultaneously ships and forts open fire on the American fleet. Scene 2. The Man Behind the Gun. The gun crews are seen ...

    • Contributor: Sampson, William Thomas - Schley, Winfield Scott - Porter, Edwin S. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Roosevelt's Rough Riders embarking for Santiago /

    Soldiers in Spanish-American War uniforms moving boxes towards a steamship on the dock.

    • Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • U.S. Infantry supported by Rough Riders at El Caney /

    From Edison films catalog: Up the road comes a detachment of infantry, firing, advancing, kneeling and firing, again and again. The advance of the foot soldiers is followed by a troop of Rough Riders, riding like demons, yelling and firing revolvers as they pass out of sight. Other troops follow in quick succession, pressing on to front. 100 feet. $15.00

    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - New Jersey. National Guard - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Troops at evacuation of Havana /

    From Edison films catalog: The troops are turning into the Prado from a side street, where stands a triumphal arch erected by the Cubans; but which Gen. Brooke, the Military Governor of Cuba, would not permit to be finished, as he allowed no demonstrations of any kind. The soldiers are the First Texas troops. The streets are crowded with people. Many typical Cubans are ...

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Raising Old Glory over Morro Castle /

    From The Phonoscope, January 1899, p. 15: Down goes the Spanish flag, and up floats the Stars and Stripes. Down falls the symbol of tyranny and oppression that has ruled in the new world for four hundred years, and up goes the Banner of Freedom. In the distance are the turrets and battlements of Morro, the last foothold of Spain in America. (C. Musser, ...

    • Contributor: Blackton, James Stuart - Smith, Albert E. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Vitagraph Company of America - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Wounded soldiers embarking in row boats /

    From the Biograph picture catalogue: 27 feet. This picture was taken after the battle of Las Guaymas, and shows a large number of wounded soldiers embarking in a rowboat from an extemporized dock, on their way to the hospital ship "Olivette." A high sea was rolling in at the time, which made embarkation exceedingly difficult, and the pitiful condition of the wounded soldiers under ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Skirmish of Rough Riders /

    From Edison films catalog: Shielded by a thick bit of timber at a turn of the road stands a company of mounted men, awaiting the order to advance. In the foreground, left as the flotsam of battle, is a dead horse from the shelter of which two marksmen are picking off the enemy. Suddenly comes the command, "Forward," and the riders dash up the ...

    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - New Jersey. National Guard - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Troops making military road in front of Santiago /

    "Here is a detail of the 34th Michigan Regiment engaged in road making. Under command of Captain Dodd of Troop E, 3rd Regular Cavalry, they are road making, that the siege guns may go to the front. The chaparral and thick underbrush has been cleared away, and the soldiers are working with picks and shovels, to make the way passable"--The Phonoscope.

    • Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
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    Profiles in courage. Hamilton Fish / Catalog Record Only

    A documentary profile of Hamilton Fish. Examines the factors that motivated Secretary of State Hamilton Fish's solitary stand opposing American military intervention in the Cuban rebellion against Spain that began in 1868. Describes his staunch defense of his antiwar policy and discusses his proposal to give Cuba the financial backing it would need to buy its freedom from Spain, thus avoiding further violence.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1965
  • Catalog Record

    Thirteen days / Catalog Record Only

    The film is set during the two-week Cuban missle crisis in October of 1962, and it centers on how President John F. Kennedy, Attorney General Robert Kennedy, and others handled the explosive situation.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001
  • Catalog Record

    Wide wide world. A Sunday afternoon with youth / Catalog Record Only

    Episode title taken from NBC program analysis files, program file [MI]. Music composed and conducted by David Broekman. Host: Dave Garroway. Einstein's Special edition ... 1955-1959, p. 718 lists episode title as A Sunday on youth. NBC inventory box no. 991, 992, 1190. Operation no. 4375. Reference sources used: NBC program analysis files, program file [MI]; Einstein's Special edition ... 1955-1979, p. 718. Received: ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1955
  • Catalog Record

    Teleagresión--engendro contra Cuba / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Main title, beginning and end credits lacking. Title taken from cassette label. Publications Exchange catalogue, 1991, p. 10 lists title as Tele agresión--un engendro contra Cuba. Speaker: Fidel Castro. Mundo Latino appears on video; unable to determine its relationship to video. Distributor per 4/22/92 phone call to Josefina Hernandez, Publications Exchange, who stated with some uncertainty that World Service Publications is ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1990
  • Catalog Record

    Dedication of Cuban memorial, 1924 [1] Catalog Record Only

    A monument to TR, jointly sponsored by the RMA, the Rough Riders Association, and the Rotary Club of Santiago, Cuba, is dedicated on Dec. 14, 1924 in Santiago. Mrs. Edith Roosevelt sailed to Havana and traveled to Santiago by train for the dedication ceremony. She was accompanied by representatives of the RMA and the Rough Riders Association, who visited the site of the Battle ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1924
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    Goodbye dear love / Catalog Record Only

    A personal journey about the search for identity and memory among Sephardic Jews with roots in Cuba. Anthropologist Ruth Behar returns to her native Cuba in search of the country's remaining Sephardic Jews and her family's ties to them. Presents a lyrical journey into Cuba's Jewish past and present-day that is filled with painful goodbyes and a belief in the possibility of return and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
  • Catalog Record

    Look here. Fulgencio Batista / Catalog Record Only

    The first live program to be transmitted from Cuba to the U.S. via "over-the-air" facilities opens with an announcer narrating a video tour of downtown Havana. Agronsky begins the interview commenting on the fortress-like appearance of the Presidential Palace and asking if Cuban president Batista's life is in danger; in replying, Batista talks about the March 13th Cuban revolt and attempt on his life. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1957
  • Catalog Record

    Fidel Castro speaks / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: reg. unknown. Copyright notice on video: American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. ; 1977. Cameramen, Steve Sanford, Jack Clark. Reporter: Barbara Walters. Appearing: Fidel Castro. Sources used: inventory in M/B/RS National Archives Collection acquisitions file. viewing copy; Received: ca. 1984; transfer; National Archives Collection. Viewed for credits only.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1977
  • Catalog Record

    Dedication of Cuban Memorial, 1924 [2] Catalog Record Only

    Views of significant landmarks of the Battle of San Juan Hill including: Kettle Hill and the large kettle which the Rough Riders used for shelter; the sugar factory, probably on El Pozo Hill, where the Rough Riders camped before the battle; the village of El Caney; San Juan Hill; the tree where the armistice was signed; and other memorials commemorating the Spanish-American War. Mrs. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1924
  • Catalog Record

    Kennedy / Catalog Record Only

    Centers on the presidential years and the loves, lives, triumphs and tragedies of one of the most controversial families of the 20th century. Covers historical events such as the Bay of Pigs invasion, the violent racial turmoil, the escalation of America's involvement in Vietnam and the Cuban Missle Crisis. Explores the private life of Kennedy, the tragic death of his infant son and his ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Catalog Record

    Interferencia Orion / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on cassette box: Empresa Cubana Productora de Videos, S.A. Narrator, Manolo Ortega ; cameras, Ignacia Insua, Juan A. Casuso ; editing, Luis René Martínez, Manuel Muñoz. Interviewers: Arleen Rodríguez, Elizabeth Noriega, Pedro Martínez Pires. Appearing: José R. Fernández Brenes. Produced for Servicios Informativos de la Televisión Cubana. Mundo Latino appears on video; unable to detemine its relationship to video. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
  • Catalog Record

    TV Martí / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Mundo Latino appears on video; unable to detemine its relationship to video. Distributor per 4/22/92 phone call to Josefina Hernandez, Publications Exchange, who stated with some uncertainty that World Service Publications is the sole Cuban distributor. Date is year of production. Series title taken from cassette box. On cassette with: Teleagresión--engendro contra Cuba. Sources used: cassette box; Publications Exchange caatlogue, 1991, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1990