Format Film, Video
Dates 1921
Location New York
Language English
Subjects Cornerstone Laying
New York (State)
Leonard Wood lays cornerstone of Roosevelt House, 1921 /
Created / Published
United States : Pathe News, 1921.
Subject Headings
-  Cornerstone laying
-  Dwellings--New York (State)
-  Presidents--Dwellings--New York (State)
-  Copyright : no reg.
-  Appearing: General Leonard Wood, Corinne Robinson, Mrs. John Henry Hammond.
-  Duration: 0:17 at 18 fps.
-  On Jan. 6, 1921, the restoration of TR's birthplace by the Woman's Roosevelt Memorial Association is officially begun with the laying of the Roosevelt House cornerstone. Views of crowds pressing around platform; Major General Leonard Wood, TR's longtime friend and political associate, preparing to set stone in place; Corinne Robinson, TR's sister and a frequent participant in Roosevelt House activities, speaking to assembled crowd. Woman seated on platform is Mrs. John Henry Hammond, president of the WRMA.
-  Sources used: Roosevelt House bulletin. v. 3, no. 1, 1927:2; The Roosevelt quarterly. v. 10, no. 4, 1933.
-  National Park Service acquired from Roosevelt Memorial Association. Flash interior titles. DLC
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 5/1968 from USDA lab; ref print, dupe neg; preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
1 reel of 1 (8 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (8 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg.
Call Number
FAB 0759 (ref print)
FRA 5814 (dupe neg)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
trmp 4127
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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