Format Film, Video
Dates 1915
Location Breton National Wildlife Refuge
Gulf of Mexico
Gulf Of.
Language English
Subjects Birds
Breton National Wildlife Refuge (La.)
Description and Travel
Mexico, Gulf Of
Roosevelt, Theodore
Water Birds
Wildlife Refuges
TR [in Louisiana], 1915 [4] /
Other Title
Theodore Roosevelt [in Louisiana], 1915 [4]
TR on Pelican Island, 1915
Theodore Roosevelt on Pelican Island, 1915
theodore roosevelt [in louisiana], 1915 [4]
tr on pelican island, 1915
theodore roosevelt on pelican island, 1915
Views of TR walking on beach; holding his hat, TR stands near bushes on an island and follows the flight of birds. Film photographed by Herbert K. Job of the National Audubon Society, on an expedition with TR to bird sanctuary islands off the Louisiana coast in June 1915.
Created / Published
United States : [s.n.], 1915.
Subject Headings
-  Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919--Travel--Louisiana
-  Islands--Louisiana
-  Water-birds--Louisiana
-  Wildlife refuges--Louisiana
-  Birds--Conservation--Louisiana
-  Breton National Wildlife Refuge (La.)
-  Louisiana--Description and travel
-  Mexico, Gulf of
-  Copyright: no reg.
-  Photographed by Herbert K. Job.
-  Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt.
-  Duration: 0:20 at 18 fps.
-  Research indicates location is the Breton Island Reservation or one of the Audubon bird sanctuary islands off the coast of Louisiana; areas visited by TR included the Chandeleur Islands, Grand Isle, Breton Island, Bird Island, Last Island, Battledore Island, and Barataria Bay. Breton Island Reservation was established by Executive Order 369-A on Nov. 11, 1905. Exact location is undetermined.
-  MAVIS 1244974; TR [in Louisiana], 1915 [4].
-  Sources used: The Times-picayune, New Orleans. 6/7/15:2; 6/8/15:16; 6/10/15:10; 6/12/15:1; 6/13/15:(real estate sec.):7; Scribner's magazine. v. 59, no. 3, 1916:261-280; Audubon magazine. v. 17, no. 5, 1915:410-412.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  National Park Service acquired from Roosevelt Memorial Association. RMA purchased from Pell Mitchell.
-  viewing print, dupe neg; Received: June 1976 from LC film lab; preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (23 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg. 1 film reel of 1 (23 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number
FEA 8961 (viewing print)
FPB 9919 (dupe neg)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
trmp 4103
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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