Format Film, Video
Dates 1903
Location California
San Francisco
Language English
Subjects California
Roosevelt, Theodore
San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.)
School Children
President reviewing school children /
Other Title
President Roosevelt reviewing school children
president roosevelt reviewing school children
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1903.
Subject Headings
-  School children
-  San Francisco (Calif.)
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 4June1903; H32393.
-  Camera, Herbert J. Miles.
-  Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt.
-  Duration: 2:03 at 18 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 the side of a broad avenue, a crowd of people await the arrival of President Theodore Roosevelt. The marching military that precedes his carriage can be seen at a distance of a quarter of a mile away. Four other camera positions along the march include the escort, the dignitaries, and at the conclusion, Roosevelt in his carriage.
-  MAVIS 45690; President reviewing school children. DLC
-  Filmed May 26, 1903, in San Francisco.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; American Film Institute catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, A.12403.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 10/20/1992 from LC film lab; ref print; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 6/22/1992 from LC film lab; dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 6/4/1903; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
1 reel of 1 (185 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (175 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg.
1 roll (ca. 148 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FEB 5462 (ref print)
FPE 6837 (dupe neg)
LC 1812 (paper pos)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
trmp 4091
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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The Story of the Panama Canal [1]
T. R.'s Return from Africa, 1910 [2]
A Visit to Theodore Roosevelt at His Home at Sagamore Hill, Oyster Bay, L.I., 1912
Roosevelt, Friend of the Birds [1]
The Roosevelt Dam [1]
The River of Doubt [2].

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