Film, Video Soldiers washing dishes

About this Item

Title
Soldiers washing dishes
Summary
Some men in military uniform, others in civilian clothes, bringing cups and cutlery to wash, tents and building in background. Actual washing not shown.
Contributor Names
Paley, William Daly, 1857-1924, camera.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., c1898.
Subject Headings
-  Spanish-American War, 1898
-  United States.--Army--Military life
-  Soldiers--Florida--Tampa
-  Dishwashing
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  38243 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22June1898; 38243.
-  Original main title lacking.
-  Date is copyright date; unable to verify if work was ever actually released.
-  Camera, William Paley.
-  Duration: 0:33 at 24 fps.
-  Filmed ca. May or June 1898 in Tampa, Florida.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 1352) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 304; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures, 1890-1900, p. 443; American Film Institute catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 998.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (28 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (28 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 4366 (viewing print)
FRA 1505 (dupe neg pic)
FRB 1670 (master pos pic)
Box 0001C (paper pos)
Box 5002F (paper pos, copy 2)
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.1352
Library of Congress Control Number
98501031
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
OCLC Number
11708911
Description
Some men in military uniform, others in civilian clothes, bringing cups and cutlery to wash, tents and building in background. Actual washing not shown.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/98501031
Additional Metadata Formats
MARCXML Record
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record

Rights & Access

Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress

The Library of Congress is providing access to the Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures for educational and research purposes. The Library is not aware of any copyrights or other rights associated with this Collection. However, users should note that the written permission of the copyright owners and/or other rights holders (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use or other statutory exemptions. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item.

U.S. Troops Landing at Daiquirí, Cuba; Troops Making Military Road in Front of Santiago; Pack Mules with Ammunition on the Santiago Trail, Cuba; and 25th Infantry are reproduced here courtesy of the Theodore Roosevelt Association.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division.

More information about American Memory and Copyright.

Cite This Item

Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

Chicago citation style:

Paley, William Daly, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. Soldiers Washing Dishes. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/98501031/.

APA citation style:

Paley, W. D., Thomas A. Edison, I., Paper Print Collection & Niver. (1898) Soldiers Washing Dishes. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98501031/.

MLA citation style:

Paley, William Daly, Camera, et al. Soldiers Washing Dishes. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/98501031/>.