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Collection Last Days of a President: Films of McKinley and the Pan-American Exposition, 1901

Related Resources

McKinley

  • Gould, Lewis. William McKinley: A Bibliography. Westport, CT: Meckler, 1988.
  • ________. The Presidency of William McKinley. Lawrence, KS: Regents Press of Kansas, 1980.
  • ________. The Spanish-American War and President McKinley. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1982.
  • Josephson, Matthew. The Robber Barons. New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Company, 1962.
  • Leech, Margaret. In the Days of McKinley. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1959.

Expositions and World's Fairs

  • Benedict, Burton. The Anthropology of World's Fairs: San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915. Berkeley, 1983.
  • Davis, Julia. "International Expositions 1851-1900," American Association of Architectural Bibliographers. Papers 4 (1967): 47-130.
  • Dellinger, H. Paul. Fairs Are for Everybody. Waco, TX, 1965.
  • Findling, John E., and Kimberly D. Pelle. Historical Dictionary of World's Fairs and Expositions, 1851-1988 (Westport, CN: 1990).
  • Gideon, Siegfried. "Can Expositions Survive?" Architectural Forum 69 (December 1938): 439-43.
  • Greenhalgh, Paul. Ephemeral Vistas: The Expositions Universelles, Great Expositions, and World's Fairs, 1851-1939 Manchester, 1988.
  • Harris, Neil. "Great American Fairs and American Cities: The Role of the Chicago Columbian Exposition," Cultural Excursions: Marketing Appetites and Cultural Tastes in Modern America.. Chicago, 1990.
  • Hill, John, and Carron Payne, comps. World's Fairs and Expos: The Modern Era. Belconnen, Australia, 1982.
  • The Rand McNally Hand-Book to the Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo and Niagara Falls. New York: Rand McNally & Co., 1901.
  • Rydell, Robert W. All the World's a Fair: Visions of Empire at American International Expositions, 1876-1916. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1984.
  • Rydell, Robert W. World of Fairs: The Century-of-Progress Expositions. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993.
  • Smithsonian Institution Libraries. The Books of the Fairs: Materials about World's Fairs, 1834-1916, in the Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Chicago: American Library Association, 1992.
  • Waters, H.W. History of Fairs and Expositions: Their Classification, Functions, and Values.(London, 1939).

Early Motion Pictures

  • Allen, Robert C. Vaudeville and Film, 1895-1915. New York: Arno Press, 1980.
  • Barnouw, Erik. The Magician and the Cinema. New York: Oxford University Press, 1981.
  • Everson, William K. American Silent Film. New York: Oxford University Press, 1978.
  • Hampton, Benjamin. A History of the Movies. New York: Covici, Friede, and Co., 1931;reprint ed., retitled History of the American Film Industry. New York: Dover, 1970.
  • Hendricks, Gordon. The Edison Motion Picture Myth. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1961.
  • Horowitz, Rita, and Harriet Harrison, comp. The George Kleine Collection of Early Motion Pictures in the Library of Congress A Catalog. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1980.
  • Musser, Charles. "The Emergence of Cinema: The American Screen to 1907," History of the American Cinema, v. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1990.
  • ________. Before the Nickelodeon: Edwin S. Porter and the Edison Manufacturing Company. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1991.
  • ________. A Guide to Motion Picture Catalogs by American Producers and Distributors, 1894-1908: A Microfilm Edition. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, 1984.
  • Niver, Kemp R. Motion Pictures from the Library of Congress Paper Print Collection, 1894-1912. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1967.
  • Nye, Russel. The Unembarrassed Muse. New York: Dial Press, 1970.
  • Ramsaye, Terry. A Million and One Nights. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1926; reprint ed., New York: Touchstone, 1986.
  • Smith, Albert E. Two Reels and a Crank. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1952.
  • White-Henson, Wendy and Veronica M. Gillespie, comp. The Theodore Roosevelt Association Film Collection A Catalog. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1986.

Other Reference Sources at the Library of Congress

Manuscript Division

  • The Papers of President William McKinley

Prints and Photographs Division

  • Arnold, Charles Dudley. Photographs of the Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, New York, 1901 (approximately 350 photographs). Lot 4654.
  • Johnston, Frances Benjamin. Photographs of President McKinley's inauguration and administration, 1898. Lot 9214.
  • Johnston, Frances Benjamin. Photographs of the Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, New York, 1901 (267 photographs). Lot 2967.

Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division

  • The George Kleine Collection of Early Motion Pictures
  • The Theodore Roosevelt Association Film Collection
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