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)
Oyster Bay (N.Y.)
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site (Oyster Bay, N.Y.)
Speeches, Addresses, Etc., American
Women's Rights
TR speaking to a group of suffragettes from the porch at Sagamore Hill [1917] /
Other Title
Theodore Roosevelt speaking to a group of suffragettes from the porch at Sagamore Hill, 1917
theodore roosevelt speaking to a group of suffragettes from the porch at sagamore hill, 1917
Created / Published
United States : [s.n., 1917].
Subject Headings
-  Speeches, addresses, etc., American
-  Suffrage--New York (State)
-  Women's rights--New York (State)
-  Women--Suffrage--New York (State)
-  Women--Legal status, laws, etc
-  Oyster Bay (N.Y.)
-  Sagamore Hill National Historic Site (Oyster Bay, N.Y.)
-  Copyright: no reg.
-  Roosevelt Memorial Association lists date in title as 1916.
-  Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt.
-  Duration: 0:28 at 16 fps.
-  TR addresses a group of men and women at the opening of the second New York State suffrage campaign on Sept. 8, 1917 at Sagamore Hill. Film includes a side view of TR and a frontal view shot from the rear of the crowd. A woman and a man appear on the porch behind TR; immediately in front of the porch, a man who may be a reporter, takes notes.
-  Sources used: Harper, Ida H., ed. History of woman suffrage, v. 6, 1969; The Brooklyn daily eagle, 9/9/17, p. 1, 4; The New York times, 9/16/17, pt. 5, p. [1]
-  MAVIS 13079. DLC
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 5/1968 from USDA lab; viewing print (copy 1), dupe neg; preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
-  Received: 8/15/1995 from Bono film lab; viewing print (copy 2); preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
-  Received: 1967; transferred to LC from NPS, NPS acquired from RMA, RMA purchased from International Newsreel Co.; transferred to safety from LC nitrate at USDA lab: 5/1968.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 12 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 12 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print (copy 2)
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 12 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg.
Call Number
FAB 0760 (viewing print)
FAB 0760 (viewing print, copy 2)
FRA 5815 (dupe neg)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
trmp 4168
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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