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)
TR speaking in St. Paul, Minnesota, 1918
Theodore Roosevelt speaking in St. Paul, Minnesota, 1918 | TR speaking in Saint Paul, Minnesota, 1918
Views of TR, wearing a mourning armband for his son Quentin, delivering a speech from a covered platform to a large crowd gathered in an open area of what appears to be a factory and surrounding area; close-up of TR, prepared text in hand, speaking to the camera.
Roosevelt, Theodore - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
TR reviews and addresses troops [Fort Sheridan, Ill.]; TR riding in auto, Chicago, 1917
TR riding in auto, Chicago, 1917 | Theodore Roosevelt reviews and addresses troops [Fort Sheridan, Ill.] | Theodore Roosevelt riding in auto, Chicago, 1917
Two segments of TR during a midwestern speaking tour in support of military preparedness. On September 27, 1917, TR visited the officers' training camp at Fort Sheridan, Illinois. Views of troops marching past a reviewing stand for inspection by TR and several civilian and military personnel; identified on the platform with TR are Captain Georges Etienne Bertrand (wearing beret), a visiting Frenchman who instructed ...
Roosevelt, Theodore - Bertrand, Georges Etienne - Ryan, James A. - Meeker, Arthur - Insull, Samuel - Universal Film Manufacturing Company - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
TR in St. Paul, Minn. 
Theodore Roosevelt in St. Paul, Minn. 1917 | TR in Saint Paul, Minn. 1917 | TR in St. Paul, Minn., 1918 | TR speaking at St. Paul, Minn., 1918
Roosevelt views a large pro-war parade assembled in his honor in St. Paul, Minn. on Sept. 28, 1917. Long shot of large American flag as it is carried by women through crowd; close shots of officials on platform observing parade, including Roosevelt; Louis W. Hill, parade organizer and civic leader; Joseph A. A. Burnquist, governor of Minnesota (1915-1921); and Vivian R. Irvin, mayor of ...
Roosevelt, Theodore - Hill, Louis Warren - Burnquist, J. A. A. (Joseph Alfred Arner) - Irvin, Vivian R. - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Roosevelt scenes [1917-1918]
Views of TR at various public functions in support of the war effort: 1) TR stands with Brigadier General Michael J. Lenihan, fellow-officer in the Spanish-American War, and speaks to camera during an informal visit to Camp Mills, near Garden City, N.Y., on Sept. 2, 1917; 2) on the lawn of Sagamore Hill on Aug. 22, 1917, TR and members of the Belgian mission ...
Roosevelt, Theodore - Coudert, Frederic R. (Frederic René) - O'connor, T. P. (Thomas Power) - Wilson, George T. - Lenihan, Michael J. - Carlier, Hector - Moncheur, Ludovic - Burnquist, J. A. A. (Joseph Alfred Arner) - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Sarah Bernhardt addresses crowd in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, 1917
On July 4, 1917, French actress Sarah Bernhardt speaks in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, N.Y., on behalf of French-American cooperation in the war effort. Addressing more than 50,000 people gathered around a decorated music platform, Mme. Bernhardt stands and speaks from an open touring car parked in front of the platform. Medium close shot of Mme. Bernhardt speaking and gesturing, with man who may be ...
Bernhardt, Sarah - Marot, Felix - Ormsby, Elizabeth - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)