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Film, Video TR speaking at the Battery, 1910 Theodore Roosevelt speaking at the Battery, 1910

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  • TR speaking at the Battery, 1910

Other Title

  • Theodore Roosevelt speaking at the Battery, 1910


  • Upon returning to the United States after an extended tour abroad, Theodore Roosevelt is welcomed with elaborate festivities in New York City on June 18, 1910. There are views of Roosevelt and Cornelius Vanderbilt, the chairman of the welcoming committee, walking toward the Battery Park platform, with photographers lining their approach. Mayor William J. Gaynor greets Roosevelt at the base of the Battery platform, with the spectators' stand visible in the background. There is a side view of Roosevelt and Gaynor on the platform.


  • Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
  • Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1873-1942.
  • Gaynor, William Jay, -1913.
  • Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : [s.n.], 1910.


  • -  Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919--Travel
  • -  Battery Park (New York, N.Y.)
  • -  Speeches, addresses, etc., American


  • Newsreel--Short


  • -  Copyright: no reg.
  • -  Duration: 0:45 at 20 fps.
  • -  Source used: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division portrait file.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  Received: 5/1968 from USDA lab and 5/1976 from LC film lab; ref print, masterpos, and arch pos; preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
  • -  Received: 1967; transferred to LC from NPS, NPS acquired from RMA, transferred to safety from LC nitrate at USDA lab: 5/1968 and LC lab: 5/1976.


  • 1 reel of 1 (ca. 23 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print.
  • 1 reel of 1 (ca. 57 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. masterpos.
  • 1 reel of 1 (ca. 23 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. arch pos.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FAB 0696 (ref print)
  • FPB 7956 (masterpos)
  • FRA 5741 (arch pos)


  • Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • mp76000013

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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The following films are made available here with permission from the Theodore Roosevelt Association, P.O. Box 719, Oyster Bay, N.Y. 11771 (Internet address:

The Story of the Panama Canal [1]
T. R.'s Return from Africa, 1910 [2]
A Visit to Theodore Roosevelt at His Home at Sagamore Hill, Oyster Bay, L.I., 1912
Roosevelt, Friend of the Birds [1]
The Roosevelt Dam [1]
The River of Doubt [2].

Permission may be needed from the Theodore Roosevelt Association before using these films for other purposes.

Suggested credit line: Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division.

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Chicago citation style:

Roosevelt, Theodore, Cornelius Vanderbilt, William Jay Gaynor, and Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. TR speaking at the Battery. [United States: s.n, 1910] Video.

APA citation style:

Roosevelt, T., Vanderbilt, C., Gaynor, W. J. & Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. (1910) TR speaking at the Battery. [United States: s.n] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Roosevelt, Theodore, et al. TR speaking at the Battery. [United States: s.n, 1910] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.