Film, VideoSan Francisco's future By mid-1916, after viewing the carnage in Europe, the United States saw itself poised with great reluctance on the edge of participation in World War I. Isolationism and anti-preparedness feeling remained strong in San Francisco, not only among radicals such as the International Workers of the Worlds ("the Wobblies"), but also among responsible labor leaders. At the same time, with the rise of Bolshevism ...
- Contributor: Hearst, Phoebe Apperson - Rodiester, Claire - Rolph, James - Afi/Post (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1916
Film, VideoTroops embarking at San Francisco Shows troops of the First Regiment, California Volunteers, boarding the Pacific Mail steamer City of Peking to serve in the Philippine theater of the Spanish-American War. The film was shot at the Pacific Mail Steamship Company dock between 10:50am and 1:50pm on Friday, May 13, 1898. The dock was located at First Street between Brannan and Townsend streets. The camera is probably facing north.. ...
- Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blechynden, Frederick - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1898
Film, VideoTR in San Francisco, 1903
Theodore Roosevelt in San Francisco, 1903 | President Roosevelt in San Francisco, 1903 The following is a scene-by-scene description of the film: The camera was positioned on the southeast corner of O'Farrell Street and Van Ness Avenue, and pans from north to west to south, and then back to west. [Frame: 0100] The view is north on Van Ness Avenue toward the approaching band and cavalry. Students of Whittier School are in the foreground.  The band ...
- Contributor: Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1903
Film, VideoTroop ships for the Philippines
Troopships for the Philippines Shows the departure from San Francisco of two troop ships, the S.S. Australia and the S.S. City of Sydney, bound for Manila during the Spanish-American War. The first ship shown is the Australia with many troops on deck, some waving. The ship's name is visible on the hull at the end of the sequence. The second ship, the City of Sydney, is shown being ...
- Contributor: Blechynden, Frederick - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1898
Film, VideoTR at Sagamore Hill 
TR at Sagamore Hill, 1917-1918 | Theodore Roosevelt at Sagamore Hill, 1916 On May 27, 1916, shortly before the Republican Party and Progressive Party conventions, the newly formed Roosevelt Non-Partisan League sponsors a demonstration of support for TR at Sagamore Hill. Many prominent men are included in the over 2,000 people who traveled from New York City to Oyster Bay to see TR and hear him speak on "Americanism." Panning shots of crowd gathered around porch; ...
- Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Hurd, Richard M. (Richard Melancthon) - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1915
Film, VideoAmos C. Brown oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in San Francisco, California, 2013-03-02. Reverend Dr. Amos Brown discusses his childhood in Jackson, Mississippi and meeting Medgar Evers, who quickly became his mentor. Brown was a leader in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) as a teenager, leading the Jackson chapter and then the whole state Youth Council and traveling with Mr. Evers across the country to attend a national conference. He was asked ...
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Brown, Amos C. (Amos Cleophilus)
- Date: 2013-03-02
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Film, VideoArmy pack train bringing supplies. This film highlights the role of the United States Army in transporting supplies following the 1906 earthquake and fire in San Francisco. The Army's relief operations headquarters was at their base, the Presidio, outside the burned part of the city. The Army played a major role in relief and refugee operations. In the first weeks after the fire, food, water, tents, blankets, medical supplies, ...
- Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1906
Film, VideoArmy pack train bringing supplies / Catalog Record Only Shows a U.S. Army pack train bringing supplies to the survivors of the San Francisco earthquake in 1906.
- Date: 1906
Film, VideoTR [at Panama-Pacific Exposition, 1915] Catalog Record Only On July 21, 1915 TR attends "Roosevelt Day" at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. He gives two addresses, one to enlisted men and officers, and the second to the general public. TR talks animately outside what is probably one of the exposition buildings; army and navy officers are in background. The man wearing a top hat directly behind TR is Hiram Johnson, ...
- Date: 1915