Film, Video Roosevelt scenes [1917-1918] /

Format Film, Video
Contributors Burnquist, J. A. A. (Joseph Alfred Arner)
Carlier, Hector
Coudert, Frederic R. (Frederic René)
Lenihan, Michael J.
Moncheur, Ludovic
O'Connor, T. P. (Thomas Power)
Roosevelt, Theodore
Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Wilson, George T.
Dates 1917
Location Foreign Relations
United States
Language English
Subjects Actualities (Motion Pictures)
Foreign Relations
Military Leadership
Nonfiction Films
Public Opinion
Roosevelt, Theodore
Savings Bonds
Short Films
United States
World War
Roosevelt scenes [1917-1918] /
Views of TR at various public functions in support of the war effort: 1) TR stands with Brigadier General Michael J. Lenihan, fellow-officer in the Spanish-American War, and speaks to camera during an informal visit to Camp Mills, near Garden City, N.Y., on Sept. 2, 1917; 2) on the lawn of Sagamore Hill on Aug. 22, 1917, TR and members of the Belgian mission pose for camera; identified in group are Capt. Thomas C. Cook, American Army officer; Hector Carlier, a secretary of the mission; Major Leon Osterrieth, Belgian Army officer; George T. Wilson and Frederic Coudert, prominent New Yorkers; Baron Ludovic Moncheur, former Ambassador to the United States and head of the mission; General Mathieu Leclercq, Commander of the Belgian Cavalry; Jean D. Mertens, a secretary of the mission; T. P. O'Connor, Irish political leader and writer; and Count Louis d'Ursel, Belgian Army officer and diplomat; 3) at Forest Hills, N.Y., on July 4, 1917, TR reviews and marches with the Forest Hills Rifle Club; 4) on Sept. 28, 1917, TR speaks at a large pro-war parade in St. Paul, Minn., with Minnesota Governor Joseph A. A. Burnquist (1915-1921) standing behind him on platform; 5) supporting the Liberty Loan effort in Billings, Mont., TR parades through downtown Billings street, preceded by cowboys on horseback; 6) at Camp Grant, Rockford, Ill., TR and Thomas H. Barry, Commander of the camp, address troops on Sept. 26, 1917; 7) TR speaks to crowds at the launching of the U.S.S. Newburgh in Newburgh, N.Y., Sept. 2, 1918; 8) from the porch at Sagamore TR addresses volunteer workers for the third Liberty Loan on April 2, 1918; 9) TR is in Springfield, Ill. on Aug. 26, 1918 to endorse a rapid ending of the war; 10) final sequence may be of TR arriving at the Naval Service Club in Boston on May 2, 1918, in an open car with man who is probably president of the club, F. Nathaniel Perkins.nccs
Contributor Names
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Coudert, Frederic R. (Frederic René), 1871-1955.
O'Connor, T. P. (Thomas Power), 1848-1929.
Wilson, George T.
Lenihan, Michael J.
Carlier, Hector.
Moncheur, Ludovic.
Burnquist, J. A. A. (Joseph Alfred Arner), 1879-1961.
Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : [s.n., 1917?].
Subject Headings
-  Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919--Military leadership
-  Presidents--United States
-  World War, 1914-1918--United States--Public opinion
-  Savings bonds--United States--1910-1920
-  United States--Foreign relations--1913-1921
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Nonfiction films
Short films
-  Copyright: no reg.
-  Duration: 3:04 at 18 fps.
-  RMA lists date in title as 1917.
-  Appearing: Brigadier General Michael J. Lenihan, Capt. Thomas C. Cook, Hector Carlier, Major Leon Osterrieth, George T. Wilson, Frederic Coudert, Baron Ludovic Moncheur, General Mathieu Leclercq, Jean D. Mertens, T.P. O'Connor, Count Louis d'Ursel, Joseph A.A. Burnquist, Thomas H. Barry.
-  MAVIS 1847499.
-  Source used: The Theodore Roosevelt Association film collection catalog.
-  National Park Service acquire from Roosevelt Memorial Association (RMA). Gift to RMA from Pathe.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 5/1968 from USDA lab; ref print, dupe neg and theatrical projection print; preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 83 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 83 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 83 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. theatrical projection print.
Call Number
FAB 1057 (viewing print)
FRA 6029 (dupe neg)
FRA 6030 (theatrical projection print)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recording Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
Library of Congress Catalog Number
Other Formats
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record
Catalog Record

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