Format Film, Video
Dates 1898
Location Florida
Tampa
Language English
Subjects 19th Century
Ambulances
Army
Cargo
Cavalry, 9th
Equipment and Supplies
Florida
History, Military
Loading and Unloading
Military Railroads
Soldiers
Spanish American War
Tampa
Tampa (Fla.)
Transportation
United States
Title
U.S. cavalry supplies unloading at Tampa, Florida /
Other Title
United States cavalry supplies unloading at Tampa, Florida
Description
Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1898; 31431. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, William Paley. Duration: 0:30 at 24 fps. Materials listed originate from the print chosen best copy for digitization; for other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. DLC From Edison films "war extra" catalog: Here is a freight train of thirty cars loaded with baggage and ambulance supplies for the 9th U.S. Cavalry. In the foreground a score of troopers are pulling, lifting and hauling an ambulance from a flat car. It slides down the inclined planks with a sudden rush that makes the men "hustle" to keep it from falling off. Drill engine on the next track darts past with sharp quick puffs of smoke. A very brisk scene. 50 feet. Edison code name (for telegraphic orders): Umlegen. Filmed May 1, 1898, in Tampa, Florida. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films "war extra" catalog, May 10, 1898, p. 2 [MI]. Received: ca. 1962; ref print; preservation; Paper Print Collection. Received: 12/27/62; dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection. Received: 5/20/1898; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg. 1 roll (ca. 70 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1898.
Subject Headings
-  Spanish-American War, 1898--Equipment and supplies
-  Military railroads--Cargo--Florida
-  Loading and unloading--Florida--Tampa
-  United States.--Army.--Cavalry, 9th
-  United States.--Army--Transportation--Equipment and supplies
-  United States.--Army--Ambulances
-  Ambulances--Florida--Tampa
-  Soldiers--Florida--Tampa
-  Tampa (Fla.)--History, Military--19th century
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1898; 31431.
-  Original main title lacking. DLC
-  Camera, William Paley.
-  Duration: 0:30 at 24 fps.
-  Materials listed originate from the print chosen best copy for digitization; for other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. DLC
-  From Edison films "war extra" catalog: Here is a freight train of thirty cars loaded with baggage and ambulance supplies for the 9th U.S. Cavalry. In the foreground a score of troopers are pulling, lifting and hauling an ambulance from a flat car. It slides down the inclined planks with a sudden rush that makes the men "hustle" to keep it from falling off. Drill engine on the next track darts past with sharp quick puffs of smoke. A very brisk scene. 50 feet.
-  Edison code name (for telegraphic orders): Umlegen.
-  Filmed May 1, 1898, in Tampa, Florida.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films "war extra" catalog, May 10, 1898, p. 2 [MI].
-  Received: ca. 1962; ref print; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 12/27/62; dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 5/20/1898; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (ca. 25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (ca. 25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg.
1 roll (ca. 70 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FLA 3052 (ref print)
FRA 0382 (dupe neg)
LC 38 (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
sawmp 0038 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/sawmp.0038
Library of Congress Catalog Number
98500973
http://lccn.loc.gov/98500973


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