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  • Article
    President McKinley inauguration, 1901
    President McKinley's inauguration, 1901
    The first 3 minutes may be unrelated footage: includes views of men getting into cars and carriages; views of crowds observing men disembarking from carriages and entering a building; views of President William McKinley speaking. Views of crowds on Pennsylvania Ave., NW, in front of the old Willard Hotel during the March 4, 1901 inaugural festivities. A mounted military unit rides through what is...
    • Contributor: McKinley, William - Paramount Pictures Corporation - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress) - Roosevelt Memorial Association - Hanna, Marcus Alonzo - Roosevelt, Theodore
    • Date: 1901
  • Film, Video
    Panoramic view of the President's house at Canton, Ohio
    Title in Edison films catalog no. 135: Circular panorama of President McKinley's house | Variant title from AFI catalog: film beginnings, 1893-1910: Circular panorama of President William McKinley's house, Canton, O. | Variant title from AFI catalog: film beginnings, 1893-1910: Circular panorama, President McKinley's house, Canton, O. | Circular panorama of President McKinley's house | Circular panorama of President William McKinley's house, Canton, O. | Circular panorama, President McKinley's house, Canton, O.
    "Here we present probably the most interesting and valuable of the McKinley funeral series. Our camera is located opposite the McKinley home on Market Street, Canton, at 9 A.M. on the day of the funeral, September 19th, 1901. As the camera revolves, immense crowds of people who are slowly passing the house come into view. The soldiers of the National Guard of the State...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress) - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
  • Film, Video
    President McKinley's funeral, 1901. [No. 1]
    Title in Theodore Roosevelt Association film collection catalog: President McKinley's funeral, 1901 [1] | President McKinley's funeral, 1901 [1]
    Three sequences of the funeral ceremonies held for President William McKinley: Sequence 1: McKinley's body lay in state in the Rotunda of the Capitol, Washington, D.C. on Sept. 17, 1901; views of officers on horseback, the Artillery Band (wearing dark headdresses), a squadron of cavalry, a battalion of artillery and coast artillery, Marine Band (wearing white helmets), battalion of Marines, civilians carrying umbrellas (may...
    • Contributor: Roosevelt Memorial Association - Biograph Company - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
  • Film, Video
    President McKinley's funeral cortege at Washington, D.C. "When photographing the funeral of President McKinley we secured an excellent position at the foot of Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., having had the exclusive right for animated picture apparatus inside the lines. Our camera is focused looking up Pennsylvania Avenue and shows countless thousands of mourning people who line the streets along the way. As the funeral procession which accompanies the body of...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - McKinley, William - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
  • Film, Video
    President McKinley taking the oath "This film records President McKinley taking the oath of office. The first camera position shows the seating arrangements prepared for the spectators and witnesses on the steps of the Capitol. At the time the film was taken, there were many empty seats. The second camera position shows the inaugural party during the swearing-in ceremonies. All that can be seen is the black draped balcony...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress) - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
  • Film, Video
    President McKinley reviewing the troops at the Pan-American Exposition
    Roosevelt Memorial Association title: President McKinley reviewing troops at Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, 1901 | President McKinley reviewing troops at Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, 1901
    "The President is seen on the reviewing stand at the Stadium, escorted by President Milburn, of the Pan-American Exposition, Secretary Cortelyou, and other noted persons. He removes his silk hat as the troops march by and politely bows to the great audience as they cheer and encore. President McKinley and party form the left foreground of our picture while the troops march by in...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Roosevelt Memorial Association - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Paramount Pictures Corporation - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
  • Film, Video
    President McKinley's funeral cortege at Buffalo, N.Y. "This starts with the funeral procession leaving the Milburn house on Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, N.Y., headed by the mounted police of Buffalo, followed by Companies I and F, of the 14th U.S. Infantry, under personal command of Major General John R. Brooke. Following them come a company of the 73d Coast Artillery, which was then on duty at the Pan-American Exposition. The National Guard...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
  • Film, Video
    McKinley and party
    Title in American Mutoscope & Biograph picture catalogue [MI]: President McKinley's inspection of Camp Wikoff | President McKinley's inspection of Camp Wikoff
    "This picture has been very popular wherever it has been shown on the Biograph. To begin with, the film is unusually fine photographically, and the picture is taken from a point of view which shows the immense distances of Camp Wikoff with its multitude of tents in the background. The President, with Vice-President Hobart and Secretary of War Russell A. Alger, appear in an...
    • Contributor: Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress) - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - American Mutoscope Company
    • Date: 1898
  • Film, Video
    President McKinley and escort going to the Capitol "The film begins by showing military personnel on horseback. The camera was positioned on a side street and photographed representatives of several different companies of American cavalry. Just as the film ends, foot soldiers and West Point cadets preceding the two horse-drawn carriages, one containing President McKinley's party, come into view"--Early motion pictures. "This most excellent picture was secured at the junction of Pennsylvania...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Porter, Edwin S. - White, James H. (James Henry)
    • Date: 1901
  • Film, Video
    Funeral leaving the President's house and church at Canton, Ohio
    Title in Edison films catalog, no. 135: President McKinley's body leaving the house and church | President McKinley's body leaving the house and church
    "In this picture we show a most perfect view of the front entrance of the McKinley home in the background. The hearse which is to bear the President's body to its last resting place drives into view. President Roosevelt's Cabinet forms in line on either side of the walk. The Admirals of the Navy and the Generals of the Army form lines in their...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
  • Film, Video
    President McKinley's speech at the Pan-American Exposition
    Title from Edison films catalog: President's speech at the Pan-American Exposition | President's speech at the Pan-American Exposition
    The film begins by showing the introductory speaker at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo. The speaker introduces the incumbent president of the United States, William F. McKinley. The remainder of the film is a straight-on moving photograph of the president during his last public speech. "In this picture we present a wonderful and life-like likeness of President McKinley. He first walks upon the platform,...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
  • Film, Video
    McKinley's funeral entering Westlawn Cemetery, Canton [Ohio]
    McKinley's funeral entering West Lawn Cemetery, Canton | Title from Edison films catalog: Funeral cortege entering Westlawn Cemetery at Canton, Ohio | Funeral cortege entering Westlawn Cemetery at Canton, Ohio
    "Funeral Cortege Entering Westlawn Cemetary at Canton, Ohio. Another of our cameras is in an excellent position at the entrance to the Westlawn Cemetery, Canton, Ohio, and as the funeral procession approaches, it is set in motion. The first to appear in this scene is the Black Horse Cavalry, Troop A, of Cleveland, Ohio, followed by the G.A.R. escort, the members of which make...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
  • Film, Video
    Arrival of McKinley's funeral train at Canton, Ohio
    Title in Edison films catalog: Funeral train arriving at Canton Station | Funeral train arriving at Canton Station
    "It is apparent that the camera was placed on a platform of a train station. A steam locomotive pulling several passenger cars can be seen nearing the camera position and coming to a stop. The remainder of the film is concerned with the people who get off the train and walk off the platform"--Early motion pictures. "In recording this scene the position of our...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
  • Film, Video
    Taking President McKinley's body from train at Canton, Ohio
    Title from Edison films catalog, no. 135: Body leaving the train at Canton, Ohio | Title from Edison films catalog, no. 225: Body leaving the train, Canton, Ohio | Body leaving the train at Canton, Ohio | Body leaving the train, Canton, Ohio
    "Here, as in the other pictures, we secured a most advantageous location, and we present a life-size view of the casket containing the body of President McKinley as it is slowly and carefully taken from the window of the car which bore it from the Capitol to Canton. The casket is placed upon the shoulders of ten stalwart sailors and soldiers and borne to...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
  • Film, Video
    The story of the Panama Canal. [No. 1]
    Variant title from Roosevelt Memorial Association: Panama Canal | Title in Theodore Roosevelt Association catalog: The story of the Panama Canal [1] | Panama Canal | The story of the Panama Canal [1]
    The story of the Panama Canal construction, which TR considered one of his most valuable contributions to foreign affairs. Most prominent views are of the need for building the canal, the early attempts, the actual construction, and finally the canal in operation. [Part 1]: Sequences of stills, mostly maps, showing the need for a shorter way from ocean to ocean; views of the early...
    • Contributor: Roosevelt Memorial Association - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress) - Gentry, Caroline - Roosevelt Memorial Association. Film Library
    • Date: 1927
  • Film, Video
    President Roosevelt at the Canton station
    Title in Edison film company catalog, no. 135: President Roosevelt at Canton station | Variant title from AFI catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910: President Roosevelt, Canton station | President Roosevelt at Canton station | President Roosevelt, Canton station
    "In this picture we show President Roosevelt and Cabinet standing at the station with bare heads, while the casket of President McKinley is being placed in the hearse. As the hearse leaves the station the President and his Cabinet start for their carriages. Our panoramic device is here started and this picture finishes with a circular panorama of the Canton station and Public Square....
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
  • Film, Video
    The martyred presidents "The scene opens with a beautiful woman who represents Columbia seated at the altar of Justice. As if from out of space there slowly appears a perfect and lifelike picture of Abraham Lincoln. The forming of the picture is first noticed by the appearance of what seems to be a mere spot on the front of the altar. This spot slowly enlarges and is...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Porter, Edwin S.
    • Date: 1901
  • Film, Video
    The mob outside the Temple of Music at the Pan-American Exposition "The camera was positioned at such a height behind a large group of people outside an exhibit building that mainly hats are visible"--Early motion pictures. On Friday, September 6th, 1901, we had our cameras in position to photograph the President as he left the Temple of Music, but the deplorable assassination, of course, prevented our getting this picture. We did, however, secure an excellent...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
  • Film, Video
    The President's carriage
    Variant title from Internet movie database: Pres. Roosevelt's carriage & escort | Title from the Biograph picture catalog: President Roosevelt's carriage | Pres. Roosevelt's carriage & escort | President Roosevelt's carriage
    This film shows President Roosevelt in San Francisco, passing in the arrival parade on Market Street on Tuesday, May 12, 1903. The camera view is from the north side of Market Street, just east of Grant Avenue. After leaving the Southern Pacific train station at Third and Townsend streets, the parade proceeded up Third Street and wound through downtown San Francisco before continuing up...
    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Miles, Herbert J.
    • Date: 1903