The rival brothers' patriotism
Patriotisme des frères rivaux
Two brothers, Jim and Robert, who are rivals for the same woman, Mary, enlist in the Union Army during the Civil War. Six months later at camp, Jim inadvertently reads Mary's letter to Robert and realizes Mary loves Robert. That same day, Jim and Robert are charged with carrying a message through enemy territory. While on their mission, Jim confesses that he read Mary's...
American Kinema - Pathé Frères (France) - Pathé Frères (U.S.) - Afi/Marshall (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
President Wilson arrives in New York to lead fourth Liberty Loan parade 
Views of fourth Liberty Loan ceremonies in New York City and Washington, Sept. 1918. Inaugurating a national drive for the sale of liberty bonds, President Wilson, his wife Edith, and mother-in-law, Mrs. W. H. Bolling, arrive in New York on Sept. 27, 1918. At Pennsylvania Railroad Station they are greeted by crowds and joined by the President's two daughters, Margaret Wilson and Eleanor McAdoo,...
International Film Service - Roosevelt Memorial Association - Pathé Exchange - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress) - Wilson, Woodrow - Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt - Wilson, Margaret Woodrow - McAdoo, Eleanor Wilson - McAdoo, W. G. (William Gibbs) - Rowe, L. S. (Leo Stanton) - White, Sallie Bolling - Cartier, Emile - Farrar, Geraldine
San 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...
Hearst, Phoebe Apperson - Rodiester, Claire - Rolph, James - Afi/Post (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
Spirit of '76
Dramatic recreation of the ca. 1875 painting "The spirit of '76" by Archibald M. Willard. Film opens on a stage with a painted backdrop of a battlefield and stage props of dirt, stones, and a broken wagon wheel. From stage left marches a trio of Revolutionary soldiers in a fife and drum corps. As in the painting, the center drummer is a tall, older,...
Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Willard, Archibald M.
McKinley and party
President McKinley's inspection of Camp Wikoff
From the Biograph picture catalogue: 54 feet. 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...
McKinley, William - Hobart, Garret A. (Garret Augustus) - Alger, R. A. (Russell Alexander) - Wheeler, Joseph - Astor, John Jacob - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - American Mutoscope Company - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
U.S. cruiser "Raleigh"
United States cruiser "Raleigh"
"A panoramic view of the "Raleigh" as she lies at anchor off 27th Steet, North River, April 17, 1899. Captain Coghlan stands among a group of officers near the bridge. The "Raleigh" fired the first gun at Manila, and is the first boat of the Pacific Squadron visiting New York. All the details of the famous battleship are clearly shown as the launch from...
White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress) - Coghlan, Joseph Bullock
U.S. cruiser "Olympia" leading naval parade
United States cruiser "Olympia" leading naval parade | US cruiser "Olympia" leading naval parade | U. S. cruiser "Olympia" firing salute
"We equipped eight parties on the occasion of Admiral Dewey's arrival in New York Harbor, Wednesday, September 27th, 1899, and secured the following excellent moving pictures of the Admiral and his great ship, together with the stirring events of Dewey Day, September 29th, the day of the Naval Parade"--Edison films catalog. The "Olympia", at the head of Admiral Dewey's naval parade steams up the...
White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress) - Dewey, George
Funeral of Hiram Cronk
The film shows a city thoroughfare lined with crowds of people watching a military parade. The first group to come into view is a marching band [Frame: 0120], then a large formation of soldiers in the uniform of Rough Riders . Following them is a hearse drawn by four black horses, escorted by veterans of the Civil War , and horse-drawn open carriages. The...
Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Photo, Print, Drawing
Maj. B.S. Alexander
Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
1 photograph : glass plate negative ; plate 13 x 11 cm. | Photograph shows Brevet Brigadier General Barton S. Alexander, full-length portrait standing, facing right. He served in the Union Army as an engineer commander during the American Civil War.
Photo, Print, Drawing
Gen. Wm. A. Pile
1 photograph : glass plate negative ; plate 13 x 11 cm. | Photograph shows Union General William A. Pile, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front.