Film, Video General Wheeler and Secretary Alger Gen. Wheeler and Secretary of War Russell A. Alger at Camp Wikoff

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Title
General Wheeler and Secretary Alger
Other Title
Gen. Wheeler and Secretary of War Russell A. Alger at Camp Wikoff
Summary
From the Biograph picture catalogue: 25 feet. This picture was taken in front of Gen. Wheeler's headquarters at Camp Wikoff during Gen. Alger's tour of inspection of the camp. The two distinguished military men are seen overlooking the immense camp ground, and then turning and walking toward the camera. The negative is very fine photographically, and the portraiture unexcelled.
Contributor Names
Wheeler, Joseph, 1836-1906.
Alger, R. A. (Russell Alexander), 1836-1907.
American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, [1898]
Subject Headings
-  Wheeler, Joseph,--1836-1906
-  Alger, R. A.--(Russell Alexander),--1836-1907
-  Military camps--New York (State)--Montauk Point
-  United States.--Army--Inspection
-  United States.--Army--Officers
-  United States.--Army--History--Spanish-American War, 1898
-  Montauk Point (N.Y.)--History, Military--19th century
-  Spanish-American War, 1898
Genre
War (Nonfiction)--Short
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  H28551 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 24Feb1903; H28551.
-  Original main title lacking.
-  Probable release date from AFI cat.: film beginnings, 1893-1910, 1995.
-  Duration: 0:23 at 16 fps.
-  Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen best copy of two for digitization; for other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff.
-  Biograph catalog no. 775; code name (for telegraphic orders) Enneatic.
-  MAVIS 48449; General Wheeler and Secretary Alger.
-  Filmed ca. Sept. 1898 in Camp Wikoff at Montauk Point, Long Island.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Biograph picture catalogue, Nov. 1902, p. 107 [MI].
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 7/18/97 from LC film lab; ref print; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 6/24/97 from LC film lab; dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 2/24/03; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (ca. 32 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (ca. 32 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg.
1 roll (ca. 32 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number/Physical Location
FEC 2887 (ref print)
FPE 9292 (dupe neg)
LC 120a (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/sawmp.0120
Library of Congress Control Number
98500670
Online Format
image
video
Description
From the Biograph picture catalogue: 25 feet. This picture was taken in front of Gen. Wheeler's headquarters at Camp Wikoff during Gen. Alger's tour of inspection of the camp. The two distinguished military men are seen overlooking the immense camp ground, and then turning and walking toward the camera. The negative is very fine photographically, and the portraiture unexcelled.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/98500670
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Wheeler, Joseph, R. A Alger, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. General Wheeler and Secretary Alger. [United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1898] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98500670/. (Accessed August 23, 2017.)

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Wheeler, J., Alger, R. A., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company & Paper Print Collection. (1898) General Wheeler and Secretary Alger. [United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98500670/.

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Wheeler, Joseph, et al. General Wheeler and Secretary Alger. [United States: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1898] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/98500670/>.