Film, Video TR at Baltimore [1918] : TR at Sagamore [Hill, 1918] /

Format Film, Video
Contributors Cleveland, Frances Folsom
Gibbons, James
Goldsborough, Phillips Lee
Harrington, Emerson C.
Preston, Thomas Jex
Roosevelt, Theodore
Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Dates 1918
Location Baltimore
New York
Oyster Bay
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
Sports Facilities
Language English
Subjects Baltimore
Baltimore (Md.)
Baseball Fields
Liberty Bonds
New York
New York (State)
Oyster Bay (N.Y.)
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site (Oyster Bay, N.Y.)
Sports Facilities
TR at Baltimore [1918] : TR at Sagamore [Hill, 1918] /
Other Title
TR at Sagamore Hill, 1918
Theodore Roosevelt at Sagamore Hill, 1918
TR at Baltimore; TR at Sagamore, 1917
Theodore Roosevelt at Baltimore, 1918
Sequences of TR speaking on two occasions: on Sept. 28, 1918, he addresses crowds in Baltimore in support of the fourth Liberty Loan; at Sagamore Hill on April 2, 1918, he encourages workers for the third Liberty Loan. At Oriole Park in Baltimore TR, wearing a mourning armband for his son, Quentin, helps open the fourth Liberty Loan campaign. Views of TR and man who appears to be Phillips L. Goldsborough, chairman of the Liberty Loan Committee for Maryland and former Maryland Governor (1912-1916), walking across Oriole field with other officials; TR stops and speaks with Cardinal James Gibbons of Baltimore, whose back is to camera; beside flag-decorated table TR speaks to packed stadium, with man who appears to be current Maryland Governor, Emerson C. Harrington, Mrs. Thomas J. Preston (who had been the wife of former President Grover Cleveland), and Dr. Thomas J. Preston among notables on platform; close-up of TR as he vigorously delivers address. At Sagamore Hill, with reporters behind him, TR addresses Liberty Loan workers from the New York District on Apr. 2, 1918.
Contributor Names
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Goldsborough, Phillips Lee, 1865-1946.
Gibbons, James, 1834-1921.
Harrington, Emerson C.
Cleveland, Frances Folsom, 1864-1947.
Preston, Thomas Jex.
Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : [s.n., 1918].
Subject Headings
-  Governors--Maryland
-  Baseball fields
-  Liberty bonds--Maryland--Baltimore
-  Liberty bonds--New York (State)--New York
-  Sagamore Hill National Historic Site (Oyster Bay, N.Y.)
-  Oyster Bay (N.Y.)
-  Sports facilities--Maryland--Baltimore
-  Baltimore (Md.)
-  Copyright: no reg.
-  Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt, James Gibbons, Phillips L. Goldsborough, Emerson C. Harrington, Mrs. Thomas J. Preston, Dr. Thomas J. Preston.
-  Duration: 0:55 at 18 fps.
-  Sources used: Baltimore American, 9/28/1918, p. 8; The Evening sun, Baltimore, 9/28/1918, p. 1; P&P portrait file; Harvard University Library's Theodore Roosevelt Collection
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 5/1968 from USDA lab and 5/1976 from LC film lab; viewing print and dupe neg pics; preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
-  Received: 1967; transferred to LC from National Park Service, NPS acquired from RMA, RMA purchased from Eclair, Paris, France; blank frames; transferred to safety from LC nitrate at USDA lab: 5/1968 and LC lab: 5/1976.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 22 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 22 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg pic.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 56 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg pic.
Call Number
FAB 0950 (viewing print)
FRA 5912 (dupe neg pic)
FPB 7346 (dupe neg pic)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
trmp 4147
Library of Congress Catalog Number
Other Formats
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record
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