Format Film, Video
Dates 1898
Language English
Subjects Roosevelt, Theodore
Theodore Roosevelt /
Other Title
Theodore Roosevelt leaving the White House
Hon. Theo. Roosevelt, Ass't Sec'y, U.S. Navy leaving White House
Honorable Theodore Roosevelt, Assistant Secretary, United States Navy leaving White House
TR as Assistant Secretary of the Navy leaving the White House, 1897
Theodore Roosevelt as Assistant Secretary of the Navy leaving the White House, 1897
theodore roosevelt leaving the white house
hon. theo. roosevelt, ass't sec'y, u.s. navy leaving white house
honorable theodore roosevelt, assistant secretary, united states navy leaving white house
tr as assistant secretary of the navy leaving the white house, 1897
theodore roosevelt as assistant secretary of the navy leaving the white house, 1897
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope Co., 1898.
Subject Headings
-  Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 22Jan1903; H27382.
-  Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt.
-  Duration: 0:15 at 16 fps.
-  TR, in formal dress with hat, walks down the steps of the Treasury Building in Washington, D.C. and turns and walks toward the stationary camera. The south portico of the White House is visible through trees in background.
-  This may be the first motion picture taken of Theodore Roosevelt.
-  Roosevelt Memorial Association numbers: RMA 306-01-05; RMA 306-01-05A. DLC
-  MAVIS 12869; Theodore Roosevelt. DLC
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; American Film Institute catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, A.15387; White-Henson and Gillespie, The Theodore Roosevelt Association Film Collection.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  35 mm. viewing print and masterpos; Received: Sept. 1976 from LC film lab; preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
-  16 mm. viewing print and dupe neg; Received: May 1968 from USDA lab; preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
-  Received: 1967; transferred to LC from NPS, NPS acquired from RMA, gift to RMA from Biograph and Paramount; nitrate deterioration; transferred to safety from LC nitrate at USDA lab: May 1968 and LC lab: Sept. 1976; paper: (c) deposit;.titles added during restoration; film copied from paper by Niver: 1962-12-27.
viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (6 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (15 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg. 1 film reel of 1 (6 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (6 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
masterpos. 1 film reel of 1 (15 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
masterpos (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (15 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number
FAB 1229 (viewing print)
FEA 7826 (viewing print)
FRA 6182 (dupe neg)
FRA 6183 (dupe neg, copy 2)
FPB 8058 (masterpos)
FPB 9689 (masterpos, copy 2)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
trmp 4099
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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