Format Film, Video
Dates 1898
Location Florida
Tampa
Language English
Subjects 19th Century
Army
Florida
History, Military
Infantry, 9th
Military Camps
Military Hygiene
Military Life
Soldiers
Spanish American War
Tampa
Tampa (Fla.)
United States
Volunteer Infantry, 9th
Title
9th Infantry boys' morning wash /
Other Title
Ninth Infantry boys' morning wash
ninth infantry boys' morning wash
ninth u.s. infantry boys at their morning wash
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1898.
Subject Headings
-  United States.--Army.--Volunteer Infantry, 9th
-  Military camps--Florida--Tampa
-  United States.--Army--Military life
-  Soldiers--Florida--Tampa
-  Military hygiene--Florida--Tampa
-  Spanish-American War, 1898
-  Tampa (Fla.)--History, Military--19th century
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1898; 31444.
-  Original main title lacking. DLC
-  Camera, William Paley.
-  Duration: 0:27 at 26 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: Imagine forty or fifty soldier boys each with a pail of water on the ground before him, sousing and spattering and scrubbing away for dear life. Soap and towels too. Every man jack of them looks as if he were enjoying the wash immensely, and also the novelty of having his picture taken. The big fellow in the center of the picture is laughing heartily. All the figures are clearly outlined, and the whole group is true to life. 50 feet.
-  Edison code name (for telegraphic orders): Umlenken.
-  Filmed ca. May 1898 in Tampa, Florida.
-  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. 32 [MI].
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  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.
-  Received: 3/1976; ref print & dupe neg; Miscellaneous Collection.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (ca. 30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (ca. 30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg.
1 reel of 1 (ca. 39 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (ca. 39 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg.
1 roll (ca. 85 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FLA 4343 (ref print)
FRA 1487 (dupe neg)
FEA 9087 (ref print)
FPB 9735 (dupe neg)
LC 1329 (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
sawmp 1329 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/sawmp.1329
Library of Congress Catalog Number
98500974
http://lccn.loc.gov/98500974


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