Format Film, Video
Dates 1917
Location Forest Hills
New York
Language English
Subjects Forest Hills (New York, N.Y.)
Fourth of July Celebrations
Fourth of July Orations
Marching
Military Ceremonies, Honors, and Salutes
New York (State)
Railroad Terminals
Title
TR at Forest Hills, New York, 1917 [2] /
Other Title
Theodore Roosevelt at Forest Hills, New York, 1917, 2
theodore roosevelt at forest hills, new york, 1917, 2
Created / Published
United States : [s.n.], 1917.
Subject Headings
-  Forest Hills (New York, N.Y.)
-  Fourth of July celebrations
-  Fourth of July orations
-  Railroad terminals--New York (State)
-  Marching
-  Military ceremonies, honors, and salutes
Notes
-  Copyright: no reg.
-  Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt, Frederick Burgess.
-  Duration: 3:36 (part 1), 1:51 (part 2) at 18 fps.
-  Film sequence does not follow order of actual events.
-  At Forest Hills, July 4, 1917, TR speaks in support of vigorous American war involvement and attacks conscientious objectors in an address at the Forest Hills Gardens railroad station; he later reviews the Forest Hills Rifle Club in a nearby field. Views of TR marching with Rifle Club members, speaking informally with individuals, standing at attention as Club marches past, and talking with an officer who may be Col. J. A. Delafield. Long shot of the speaker's balcony on the outdoor stairway of the Forest Hills Gardens railroad station, with Frederick Burgess, Bishop of Long Island, speaking and introducing TR; crowd cheers TR, who then begins to speak; panning shots of crowds.
-  Sources used: P&P portrait file; Federal Writers' Project. New York (City), New York City guide, 1939, p. 581-582; Goudy, Frederic W. Why we have chosen Forest Hills Gardens for our home, 1915; The Brooklyn daily eagle, 7/5/17 p. 4.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 5/68 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 John Demarest; film sequence does not follow order of actual events; transferred to safety from LC nitrate at USDA lab: 5/1968.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (152 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (152 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg.
Call Number
FAB 1049 (ref print)
FRA 6015 (dupe neg)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
trmp 4150s1 4150s2 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/trmp.4150
Library of Congress Catalog Number
mp76000174
http://lccn.loc.gov/mp76000174


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