Film, Video President Roosevelt at the Canton station /

Format Film, Video
Contributors Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Roosevelt, Theodore
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
Dates 1901
Location Canton
Ohio
United States
Language English
Subjects Canton
Canton (Ohio)
Death
Death and Burial
Funeral Rites and Ceremonies
McKinley, William
Ohio
Presidents
Railroad Stations
Roosevelt, Theodore
United States
Title
President Roosevelt at the Canton station /
Summary
The film begins by showing Theodore Roosevelt arriving with other mourners at Canton, Ohio. Mr. Roosevelt is shown leaving the station and getting into his carriage. The remainder of the film was photographed by panning the camera over the large crowd gathered in the area to watch the arrival of celebrities attending the funeral of President McKinley.
From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT AT THE CANTON STATION. Ungoverned. [code for telegraphic orders]. In this picture we show President Roosevelt and Cabinet standing at the station with bare heads, while the casket of President McKinley is being placed in the hearse. As the hearse leaves the station the President and his Cabinet start for their carriages. Our panoramic device is here started and this picture finishes with a circular panorama of the Canton station and Public Square. The picture here presented of President Roosevelt is the best one ever recorded. He is very close to the camera and shown life size and can be instantly recognized. $13.50
Contributor Names
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1901.
Subject Headings
-  McKinley, William,--1843-1901--Death and burial
-  Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919
-  Presidents--United States--Death
-  Funeral rites and ceremonies--Ohio--Canton
-  Railroad stations--Ohio--Canton
-  Canton (Ohio)
Notes
-  H9085 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 26Sept1901; H9085.
-  Duration: 1:31 at 15 fps.
-  Photographed September 18, 1901. Location: Canton, Ohio.
-  The Library of Congress copy of this film may not contain all of the scenes described in the Edison Company summary.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 1901-09-26; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
Medium
1 roll (110 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
LC 1814 (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
lcmp001 m1b28756 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/lcmp001.m1b28756
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694356
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694356

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