Film, Video U.S. battleship "Oregon" /

Format Film, Video
Contributors American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Dates 1898
Location Hudson River
New Jersey
New York
Language English
Subjects Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
Naval Ceremonies, Honors, and Salutes
Oregon (Battleship)
U.S. battleship "Oregon" /
Other Title
United States battleship "Oregon"
Battleship "Oregon"
"This picture of the pride of the United States Navy was made on the occasion of the Peace Jubilee in New York City, and was taken from a tug passing the warship on its way up the North River. The entire crew are on deck, and a beautiful view of this wonderful craft is afforded"--Biograph picture catalogue.
Views on the starboard side of the battleship, U.S.S. Oregon, as she passes a camera which is probably on another ship; her crew is at quarters on her deck; other vessels are visible in foreground. This may be scenes of New York City's welcome to William T. Sampson's fleet after his victory at Santiago Bay, in August 1898.
Contributor Names
American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, [1898].
Subject Headings
-  Oregon (Battleship)
-  Naval ceremonies, honors, and salutes--Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
-  H35637 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 12Sept1903; H35637.
-  Probable release date from AFI catalog: film beginnings, 1893-1910.
-  Difference in length of 16 mm. prints probably due to titles added to the Paper Print Collection material during restoration.
-  Duration: 0:30 at 12 fps.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 0324) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Biograph production no. 749.
-  Filmed on New York City's North River (Hudson River); probably in 1898.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Early motion pictures, p. 346; Biograph picture catalogue, Nov. 1902, p. 203; Theodore Roosevelt Association...catalog, p. 161-162; Jane's fighting ships, 1903, p. 199.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
-  The Theodore Roosevelt Association film collection : a catalog / prepared by Wendy White-Henson and Veronica M. Gillespie. Library of Congress, 1986.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (14 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (8 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (14 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 25 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 25 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number
FLA 3338 (viewing print)
FAB 1461 (viewing print, copy 2)
FEC 2999 (viewing print)
FRA 0649 (dupe neg pic)
FPE 9364 (dupe neg pic)
Box 0593F (paper pos)
Box 5588F (paper pos, copy 2)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
sawmp 0324
Library of Congress Catalog Number
Other Formats
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record
Catalog Record

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