Format Film, Video
Dates 1898
Location Florida
Tampa
Language English
Subjects 19th Century
Army
Florida
History, Military
Officers
Operational Rations (Military Supplies)
Refugee Camps
Refugees
Spanish American War
Tampa
Tampa (Fla.)
United States
Women and War
Title
Cuban refugees waiting for rations /
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1898.
Subject Headings
-  Spanish-American War, 1898--Refugees
-  Refugees--Florida--Tampa
-  Refugee camps--Florida--Tampa
-  United States.--Army--Officers
-  Operational rations (Military supplies)--Florida--Tampa
-  Tampa (Fla.)--History, Military--19th century
-  Women and war
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1898; 31439.
-  Original main title lacking. DLC
-  Camera, William Paley.
-  Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps.
-  Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen best copy of two for digitization; for other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. DLC
-  From Edison films "war extra" catalog: A group of escaped reconcentrados, saved from the fate of starvation imposed by the Butcher, Weyler. They stand in line waiting, each man with his tin dish and cup. One expects to see just such men as these, after the centuries of Spanish oppression and tyranny. As they come forward, their walk, even, is listless and lifeless. The picture affords an exceedingly interesting racial character study. At one side stands a group of officers from the camp near by, accompanying several ladies who are seeing the sights. 50 feet.
-  Edison code name (for telegraphic orders): Ummauern.
-  MAVIS 48459; Cuban refugees waiting for rations. DLC
-  Filmed ca. May 4-13, 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. 4 [MI].
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 7/17/97 from LC film lab; ref print; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 6/13/97 from LC film lab; dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 5/20/1898; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (ca. 56 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (ca. 56 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg.
1 roll (ca. 56 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FEC 2882 (ref print)
FPE 9298 (dupe neg)
LC 1272b (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
sawmp 1272 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/sawmp.1272
Library of Congress Catalog Number
98500976
http://lccn.loc.gov/98500976


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