Format Film, Video
Dates 1917
Location New York
Oyster Bay
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
Language English
Subjects Legal Status, Laws, Etc
New York (State)
Roosevelt, Theodore
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site (Oyster Bay, N.Y.)
Suffrage
Women
Women's Rights
Title
Women suffragettes visit TR at Sagamore [1917] /
Other Title
Women suffragettes visit Theodore Roosevelt at Sagamore, 1917
women suffragettes visit theodore roosevelt at sagamore, 1917
Created / Published
United States : [s.n.], 1917.
Subject Headings
-  Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919
-  Suffrage--New York (State)
-  Women--Suffrage--New York (State)
-  Women's rights--New York (State)
-  Women--Legal status, laws, etc
-  Sagamore Hill National Historic Site (Oyster Bay, N.Y.)
Notes
-  Copyright: no reg.
-  Duration: 0:10 at 16 fps.
-  RMA lists date in title as 1918.
-  Appearing: Mrs. Ogden Mills Reid (Helen Rogers), Mrs. Whitehouse (Vira B.), Mrs. James Lees Laidlaw (Harriet Burton).
-  Film is the opening of the second New York State suffrage campaign on Sept. 8, 1917 at Sagamore Hill. The first campaign, beginning in 1913, was unsuccessful; the woman suffrage amendment was rejected by the voters in 1915. On Nov. 6, 1917, the suffrage amendment to the New York State Constitution was approved by the voters. The suffragists invited to Sagamore Hill were headed by Mrs. Norman deR. Whitehouse, State Chairman of the New York State Woman Suffrage Party. Sequence of TR talking to three women: the woman in the dark hat and coat is Mrs. Ogden Mills Reid; the woman dressed in furs next to TR is Mrs. Whitehouse; and the tall woman in the light hat and jacket is Mrs. James Lees Laidlaw.
-  LC copy is incomplete, has only flash title. DLC
-  National Park Service acquire from Roosevelt Memorial Association (RMA). Gift to RMA from Pathe. DLC
-  Donor's inventory number: RMA 307-3-8. DLC
-  MAVIS 12917; Women suffragettes visit TR at Sagamore [1917]. DLC
-  Sources used: Harper, Ida H., ed. History of woman suffrage. v. 6, 1969; Bain, George Grantham. [News photos of woman suffrage in the United States, mostly New York City, 1905-1917.] lot 11052. P&P; League of Women Voters in the United States. ...[W]omen active in the women's suffrage movement and as members of the National League of Women Voters. lot 5544. P&P; The Brooklyn daily eagle. 9/9/1917:1, 4; Theodore Roosevelt film catalog, p. 123.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: May 1968 from USDA lab; viewing print and dupe neg pic; preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
-  Received: 1967; transferred to LC from NPS, NPS acquired from RMA, gift to RMA from Pathé; flash title; transferred to safety from LC nitrate at USDA lab: May 1968.
Medium
1 film reel of 1 (4 ft.) : si., b&w. ; 16 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (4 ft.) : si., b&w. ; 16 mm. dupe neg pic.
Call Number
FAB 0741 (viewing print)
FRA 5787 (dupe neg pic)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recording Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
trmp 4174 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/trmp.4174
Library of Congress Catalog Number
mp76000037
http://lccn.loc.gov/mp76000037


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