TR's return to New York, 1910 .
Theodore Roosevelt's return to New York, 1910
On June 18, 1910, Theodore Roosevelt returned to New York City after a fifteen-month tour abroad, having travelled through Africa and western Europe. An elaborate city celebration drawing a million people marked his homecoming. Aboard the ocean liner Kaiserin Auguste Victoria ex-President and Mrs. Roosevelt were met by a revenue cutter, the Manhattan, carrying the Roosevelt children. TR then went aboard a larger cutter, ...
Roosevelt, Theodore - Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow - Vanderbilt, Cornelius - Gaynor, William Jay - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Panorama water front and Brooklyn Bridge from East River
Panorama waterfront and Brooklyn Bridge from East River
This film depicts the East River shoreline and the piers of lower Manhattan starting at about Pier 5 (the New York Central Pier) opposite Broad Street, and extending to the Mallory Line steamship piers just south of Fulton Street and the Brooklyn Bridge. The film begins with shots of canal boats or barges (from the Erie Canal via the Hudson River) docked at and ...
Porter, Edwin S. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)