TR 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,...
Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
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...
Rodiester, Claire - Hearst, Phoebe Apperson - Afi/Post (George) Collection (Library of Congress) - Rolph, James
Army pack train bringing supplies
Army of pack train bringing supplies
The first segment shows a series of loaded mule trains, guided by mules and horses. Many soldiers ride two-to-a-horse (or mule), possibly to facilitate quick unloading of supplies. Note the "Rough Rider"-style...
Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
Troops 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...
Blechynden, Frederick - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress) - White, James H. (James Henry)