Film, Video TR at San Diego Exposition, 1915 /

Format Film, Video
Contributors Davidson, Gilbert Aubrey
Marston, George W.
Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow
Roosevelt, Theodore
Stineman, Ralph P.
Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Dates 1915
Location California
San Diego
Language English
Subjects (
Panama California Exposition
San Diego
San Diego (Calif.)
San Diego, Calif.)
TR at San Diego Exposition, 1915 /
Other Title
Theodore Roosevelt at San Diego Exposition, 1915
Theodore Roosevelt attends San Diego Exposition, 1915
Theodore Roosevelt attends the Panama-California Exposition on Roosevelt Day, July 27, 1915. He arrives at the United States Government Building in an open touring car with two men in the rear seat. The man who is wearing a ribbon on his coat appears to be George W. Marston, park commissioner. Gilbert Aubrey Davidson, president of the Exposition, and others greet Roosevelt and his party. The final scenes are of him and his wife, Edith, speaking with various officials and a child on the steps of the building and a close-up of the group talking.
Contributor Names
Stineman, Ralph P.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Marston, George W.
Davidson, Gilbert Aubrey.
Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948.
Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : [s.n.], 1915.
Subject Headings
-  Panama-California Exposition--(1915 :--San Diego, Calif.)
-  Exhibitions--California--San Diego
-  San Diego (Calif.)
-  Copyright: no reg.
-  Reference print (copy 2) appears under Roosevelt Memorial Association title: TR attends San Diego Exposition, 1915.
-  Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt, George W. Marston, Gilbert Aubrey Davidson, Edith Roosevelt.
-  Interior title contains logo: film by Stineman, San Diego, Calif.
-  Archival pos is longer than other films due to additional interior title.
-  Incomplete: ref print (copy 1) lacks one interior title; ref prints (copy 2 and 3) lack last sequence and two interior titles.
-  Films occasionally out of frame; flash titles.
-  Duration: 0:31 at 18 fps.
-  Sources used: Pourade, Richard F. Gold in the sun, 1965, p. 197-198; The New York times, 8/8/1915, pt. 1, p. 9.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 5/1968 from USDA lab; ref prints (copy 1 and 2), dupe neg, masterpos; preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
-  Received: 8/15/1995 from Bono lab; ref print (copy 3); preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
-  Received: 1967; transferred to LC from NPS, NPS acquired from RMA, RMA purchased from Ganahal; films occasionally out of frame; flash titles; ref print (cy 2) is shorter than ref print (cy 1) due to lack of last sequence; transferred to safety from LC nitrate at USDA lab: 5/1968.
1 reel of 1 (inc.) (ca. 18 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (inc.) (ca. 14 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print (copy 2)
1 reel of 1 (inc.) (ca. 14 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print (copy 3)
1 reel of 1 (inc.) (ca. 18 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg.
1 reel of 1 (ca. 25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. arch pos.
Call Number
FAB 0669 (ref print)
FAB 1380 (ref print, copy 2)
FAB 7622 (ref print, copy 3)
FRA 5705 (dupe neg)
FRA 5706 (arch pos)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
trmp 4152
Library of Congress Catalog Number
Other Formats
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record
Catalog Record

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