Theodore Roosevelt: His Life and Times on Film
Consisting of 104 motion pictures and four sound recordings, the majority of the motion pictures (87) are from the Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection in the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division (M/B/RS) at the Library of Congress. Founded in 1919, the Theodore Roosevelt Association was organized to perpetuate the legacy of Theodore Roosevelt. As part of its mission, it amassed a collection of...
Library of Congress. Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress) - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Dr. William Gorgas
Doctor William Gorgas
Film has ca. 2 ft. of views of Dr. William Crawford Gorgas, chief sanitation officer of the Panama Canal (1904-1913) and member of the Isthmian Canal Commission, standing in front of a building; location of this sequence is undetermined. Remainder of film shows Dr. Gorgas and an unidentified man riding on a Panama Canal Company train. The two men are silhouetted against passing scenery...
Gorgas, William Crawford - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Sound Recordings of Theodore Roosevelt's Voice
When running as the third-party Progressive (Bull Moose) candidate for president of the United States in 1912, Theodore Roosevelt recorded a number of campaign speeches. Represented here are all of the cylinder recordings he made for the Edison Company in August of 1912. (The next month he recorded five 78 r.p.m. disc sides for the Victor Talking Machine Company.) Rival presidential candidates Woodrow Wilson...
Theodore Roosevelt on Film
But a truce to politics! We want to present Colonel Roosevelt to the reader . . . as a picture man: that is, one in sympathy with the best aspects of the picture.1