Film, Video Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt Jr. attends Women in War Work Congress in Paris [1918] /

Format Film, Video
Contributors International Newsreel Corporation
Mutual Film Corporation
Roosevelt, Eleanor Butler
Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Dates 1918
Location France
Language English
Subjects Documentary Films
Nonfiction Films
Paris (France)
Short Films
War Work
World War
Young Men's Christian Associations
Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt Jr. attends Women in War Work Congress in Paris [1918] /
During World War I, Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. worked for the YMCA in France running canteens, clubs, and leave centers for soldiers and teaching French. She also designed the uniforms worn by the women workers in the YMCA. Views of Mrs. Roosevelt entertaining women YMCA workers in the garden of the home of her aunt, Mrs. Alice Green Hoffman, in Paris. There are medium close shots of Mrs. Roosevelt, the woman not wearing a hat, as she stands among a group of women.
Contributor Names
Roosevelt, Eleanor Butler, 1889-1960.
Mutual Film Corporation.
International Newsreel Corporation.
Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Mutual Film Corp., 1918.
Subject Headings
-  World War, 1914-1918--War work--Young Men's Christian associations
-  World War, 1914-1918--Women
-  Paris (France)--History--1914-1918
Short films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
-  Copyright: no reg.
-  Roosevelt Memorial Association lists dates in title as 1917-1918.
-  Mutual Film Corp. produced and released Screen telegram from Mar.-Nov., 1918.
-  Appearing: Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.
-  Duration: 0:34 at 20 fps.
-  Roosevelt Memorial Association number: RMA 315-04-05.
-  MAVIS 13085; Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt Jr. attends Women in War Work Congress in Paris [1918].
-  Sources used: Roosevelt, Eleanor Butler Alexander, "Day before yesterday," 1959:76-118; P&P portrait file; United States National Archives and Records Service Audiovisual Archives Division; United States War Dept. General Staff; Catalogue of official A.E.F. photographs taken by the Signal Corps. 1919:226; Motion Picture World, v. 38.2, p. 988.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  National Park Service acquired from Roosevelt Memorial Association; RMA purchased from International Newsreel Company; Flash title.
-  viewing print, dupe neg; Received: May 1976 from LC film lab; preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
viewing print. 1 film reel (40 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg. 1 film reel (40 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number
FEA 7304 (viewing print)
FPB 7601 (dupe neg)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
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