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Title
Transport "Whitney" leaving dock /
Summary
From Edison films "war extra" catalog: This boat was the first one to leave for the South with troops. On board is a battalion of the 5th U.S. Infantry. She is a sidewheeler, and the churn of her wide paddles makes the white foam seethe and boil as she backs out of the dock. The constant seesaw of the walking beam on the upper deck, the moving men on board and the boiling, bubbling water all combine to make the spectacle one of much interest. The light is good and the film is an excellent one. 50 feet.
Contributor Names
Paley, William Daly, 1857-1924, camera.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1898.
Subject Headings
-  Whitney (Ship)
-  Transports--Florida--Tampa
-  United States.--Army.--Infantry Regiment, 5th (1815- )
-  Paddle steamers--Florida--Tampa
-  Spanish-American War, 1898--Transportation
-  Soldiers--Transportation--Florida--Tampa
-  Tampa (Fla.)--History, Military--19th century
Genre
Silent films
War films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Notes
-  31447 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1898; 31447.
-  Original main title lacking.
-  Camera, William Paley.
-  Duration: 0:30 at 24 fps.
-  Materials listed originate from the print chosen best copy for digitization; for other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff.
-  Edison code name (for telegraphic orders): Umoretto.
-  MAVIS 1833421; Transport "Whitney" leaving dock.
-  Filmed May 7, 1898, in Tampa, Florida.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films "war extra" catalog, May 10, 1898, p. 6 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 13 [MI].
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  viewing print; Received: ca. 1962; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  dupe neg pic; Received: 1962-12-27; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  paper pos; Received: 1898-05-20; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
Medium
viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 26 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic. 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 26 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos. 1 roll (ca. 70 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 3340 (viewing print)
FRA 0650 (dupe neg pic)
LC 326 (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.0326
Library of Congress Control Number
98500975
Online Format
image
video
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/98500975
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=98500975&searchType=1&recCount=10
Additional Metadata Formats
MARCXML Record
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record

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Paley, William Daly, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Transport "Whitney" leaving dock. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98500975/. (Accessed September 28, 2016.)

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Paley, W. D., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1898) Transport "Whitney" leaving dock. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98500975/.

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Paley, William Daly, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Transport "Whitney" leaving dock. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/98500975/>.