Format Film, Video
Dates 1919
Location New York
New York Bay
Oyster Bay
Language English
Subjects Cemeteries
Flags
Memorial Rites and Ceremonies
New York (State)
Oyster Bay
Oyster Bay (N.Y. : Bay)
Title
[Flag services for TR at Oyster Bay, October 1919] /
Other Title
Children visit TR's grave, 1920
flag services for theodore roosevelt at oyster bay, october 1919
children visit tr's grave, 1920
Created / Published
United States : [s.n.], 1919.
Subject Headings
-  Memorial rites and ceremonies
-  Flags
-  Cemeteries--New York (State)--Oyster Bay
-  Oyster Bay (N.Y. : Bay)
Notes
-  Copyright: no reg.
-  Duration: 1:10 at 16 fps.
-  RMA title gives title as Children visit TR's grave, 1920.
-  Date of first sequence, children at the grave, is unverified.
-  Appearing: Samuel Abbott.
-  On October 27, 1919 the Roosevelt memorial flag, which has been carried across New York State in TR's honor, is brought to rest at his grave in Youngs Memorial Cemetery, Oyster Bay, N.Y. View of two young girls and a boy placing flower bouquet and flag through fence surrounding TR's grave, event may not be part of flag ceremonies. Shots from different angles of memorial flag as it is borne by young men up the steep pathway to the gravesite; five girls sew the 48th and final star on flag at what is probably Cove School in Oyster Bay with group of children and Boy Scouts visible in background; view of children and adults on cemetery grounds. Final scene of Samuel Abbott, originator of memorial flag idea, placing flag on TR's gravesite.
-  Sources used: The Daily news, New York. 10/25/19:8; The New York times mid-week pictorial. v. 10, no. 10, 1919:[6]; P&P portrait file.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  National Park Service acquire from Roosevelt Memorial Association (RMA). Gift to RMA from Urban. DLC
-  Received: 5/1968 from USDA lab; ref print and dupe neg; preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
-  Received: 1967; transferred to LC from NPS, NPS acquired from RMA, gift to RMA from Urban; transferred to safety from LC nitrate at USDA lab: 5/1968.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (28 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (28 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. arch pos.
Call Number
FAB 0988 (ref print)
FRA 5965 (arch pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
trmp 4120 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/trmp.4120
Library of Congress Catalog Number
mp76000143
http://lccn.loc.gov/mp76000143


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