Film, Video TR's funeral at Oyster Bay, 1919 /
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Death and Burial
Funeral Rites and Ceremonies
New York (State)
- TR's funeral at Oyster Bay, 1919 /
- Other Title
- Theodore Roosevelt's funeral at Oyster Bay, 1919
- theodore roosevelt's funeral at oyster bay, 1919
- Created / Published
- United States : Universal Film Manufacturing Co., 1919.
- Subject Headings
- - Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919--Death and burial
- - Funeral rites and ceremonies--New York (State)--Oyster Bay
- - Church buildings--New York (State)--Oyster Bay
- - Copyright: no reg.
- - Appearing: Rev. George E. Talmadge, Archie Roosevelt, Gen. Peyton C. March, Vice-President Thomas R. Marshall, Rear Admiral Cameron M. Winslow, Major-Gen. Leonard Wood, Oscar S. Straus.
- - Originally part of the newsreel series, Universal current events, according to the Theodore Roosevelt Association film collection catalog, p. 153.
- - Duration: 2:05 at 16 fps.
- - Views of Christ Episcopal Church, the funeral procession, and Youngs Memorial Cemetery during the funeral of Theodore Roosevelt on January 8, 1919, in Oyster Bay, N.Y. Medium close shot of specially delegated New York City mounted police guards, followed by hearse, passing on road in front of church; long shot at church entrance of flag-draped casket being placed in hearse, with line of funeral procession autos parked behind, and crowds on church lawn; closer shot from different angle of casket as it is borne through church entrance to hearse, with flag-bearer following behind, and Rev. George E. Talmadge, pastor of Christ Episcopal Church and reader at the simple service, visible in street beside hearse; long shot in cemetery of casket being shouldered and carried up steep pathway to grave site, preceded by Rev. Talmadge and followed by TR's son, Archie Roosevelt, in uniform, and other family members; close shot at what appears to be train station of the following men in attendance at the funeral: General Peyton C. March, Army Chief of Staff; Vice-President Thomas R. Marshall (1913-1921), official representative of the U.S. Government at the funeral; and Rear Admiral Cameron M. Winslow; close shots in crowd at cemetery of TR's friend, Major-General Leonard Wood; and Oscar S. Straus, Secretary of Commerce and Labor in TR's Cabinet (1906-1909).
- - Sources used: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division portrait and stereo files.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - Received: 5/1968 from USDA lab; ref print (copy 1) and dup neg; preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Associaton Collection.
- - Received: 5/1/1968 from Bono film lab; ref print (copy 2); preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
- - Received: 1967; transferred to LC from NPS, NPS acquired from RMA, RMA purchased from International Newsreel Company; flash titles; transferred to safety from LC nitrate at USDA lab: 5/1968.
- 1 reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si. b&w ; 16mm. ref print.
- 1 reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si. b&w ; 16mm. ref print (copy 2)
- 1 reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si. b&w ; 16mm. dupe neg.
- Call Number
- FAB 0999 (ref print)
- FAB 7635 (ref print, copy 2)
- FRA 5982 (dupe neg)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recording Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- trmp 4169 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/trmp.4169
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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