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Film, Video 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

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Title

  • TR reviews and addresses troops [Fort Sheridan, Ill.]; TR riding in auto, Chicago, 1917

Other Title

  • TR riding in auto, Chicago, 1917
  • Theodore Roosevelt reviews and addresses troops [Fort Sheridan, Ill.]
  • Theodore Roosevelt riding in auto, Chicago, 1917

Summary

  • 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 the trainees in trench warfare, and Colonel James A. Ryan, commanding officer of Fort Sheridan; TR addresses the troops after the review. The second segment shows scenes from a parade staged in TR's honor in Chicago on April 28, 1917. Views of men on horseback who appear to be mounted police, sailors and cavalry; view of TR standing and waving his hat in an open touring car; identified in the car with TR are Arthur Meeker and Samuel Insull, Chicago businessmen who are members of the welcoming committee, and other unidentified men.

Names

  • Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
  • Bertrand, Georges Etienne, 1890?-
  • Ryan, James A.
  • Meeker, Arthur, 1866-1946
  • Insull, Samuel, 1859-1938
  • Universal Film Manufacturing Company
  • Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : Universal Film Manufacturing Co., 1917.

Headings

  • -  United States.--Army
  • -  United States.--Navy
  • -  Marching
  • -  Processions
  • -  Preparedness
  • -  Speeches, addresses, etc., American
  • -  World War, 1914-1918--Public opinion
  • -  Military training camps--Illinois
  • -  Parades--Illinois--Chicago
  • -  Fort Sheridan (Ill.)

Genre

  • Short films
  • Documentary films
  • Nonfiction films
  • Newsreels

Notes

  • -  Copyright: no reg.
  • -  Duration: 1:34 at 18 fps.
  • -  First segment has Universal animated weekly v. 5, issue no. 92, released October 4, 1917. Second segment does not have volume numbering.
  • -  MAVIS 1244991; TR reviews and addresses troops [Fort Sheridan, Ill.]; TR riding in auto, Chicago, 1917.
  • -  Flash titles, copies vary in length due to number and length of titles.
  • -  Dupe neg pic FRA 6019 was previously on this record with acquisition information as received Aug. 1995 from Bono film lab (with viewing print FAB 7636). FRA 6019 was viewed and does not include these two titles. FRA was moved from MAVIS 1244991 to MAVIS 12915 and was deleted from this record.
  • -  Sources used: P&P portrait file; Fort Sheridan Association. The history and achievements of the Fort Sheridan officers' training camps. 1920; Chicago daily tribune. 9/28/1917:2-3; The Chicago daily news. 9/27/1917:1; 4/28/1917:1-3; Moving picture world, v. 34.1, p. 435; Moving picture world, v. 34.1 p. 526.
  • -  Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt, Captain Georges Etienne Bertrand, Colonel James A. Ryan, Arthur Meeker, Samuel Insull.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  viewing print, dupe neg pic, master pos pic, non-viewing pos pic; Received: May 1968 from USDA lab and Jan. 1976 from LC film lab; preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
  • -  viewing print (FAB 7636); Received: Aug. 1995 from Bono film lab; preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
  • -  Received: 1967; transferred to LC from NPS, NPS acquired from RMA, RMA purchased from Mrs. Foster, Community; flash titles; copies vary in length due to number and length of titles; transferred to safety from LC nitrate at USDA lab: May 1968 and LC lab: Jan. 1976; Thedore Roosevelt Assocation Collection.

Medium

  • viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (28 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (8 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (106 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • viewing print (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (61 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic. 1 film reel of 1 (25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic. 1 film reel of 1 (106 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (61 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • master pos pic. 1 film reel of 1 (106 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • non-viewing pos pic. 1 film reel of 1 (25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FAB 0698 (viewing print)
  • FAB 7636 (viewing print, copy 2)
  • FEA 6742 (viewing print)
  • FEA 6743 (viewing print, copy 2)
  • FRA 5744 (dupe neg pic)
  • FPB 7201 (dupe neg pic)
  • FPB 7342 (dupe neg pic, copy 2)
  • FPB 7343 (master pos pic)
  • FRA 5743 (non-viewing pos pic)

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • mp76000043

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Roosevelt, Theodore, Georges Etienne Bertrand, James A Ryan, Arthur Meeker, Samuel Insull, Universal Film Manufacturing Company, and Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. TR reviews and addresses troops Fort Sheridan, Ill.; TR riding in auto, Chicago. United States: Universal Film Manufacturing Co, 1917. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/mp76000043/.

APA citation style:

Roosevelt, T., Bertrand, G. E., Ryan, J. A., Meeker, A., Insull, S., Universal Film Manufacturing Company & Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. (1917) TR reviews and addresses troops Fort Sheridan, Ill.; TR riding in auto, Chicago. United States: Universal Film Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mp76000043/.

MLA citation style:

Roosevelt, Theodore, et al. TR reviews and addresses troops Fort Sheridan, Ill.; TR riding in auto, Chicago. United States: Universal Film Manufacturing Co, 1917. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mp76000043/>.