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TR's inauguration, 1905 [1]
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Theodore Roosevelt's inauguration, 1905 [1]
Scenes of TR's second inauguration on March 4, 1905 in Washington, D.C.: long panning shots of crowds gathered at the Capitol; on a platform erected on the East Front of the Capitol, Chief Justice Melville W. Fuller administers the presidential oath of office to TR as Chief Clerk of the Supreme Court James H. McKenney holds the Bible; TR speaks to crowd. Views of the West Point band and cadets, the Naval Academy band and midshipmen, men on horseback, and the Citizens Americus Club of Pittsburgh, carrying umbrellas, marching by and turning the corner off Pennsylvania Ave. onto Fifteenth St., NW. Views of the presidential escort, Squadron A of New York National Guard, mounted Rough Riders, Secret Service, detectives, and TR's carriage moving on their way to the Capitol. Beside TR in the carriage is Sen. John C. Spooner of Wis., chairman of the Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies; opposite but not visible are Sen. Henry Cabot Lodge of Mass. and Rep. John Dalzell of Penn., both members of the committee. On Pennsylvania Ave., two groups of officers on horseback, a civilian band, and cavalry and marching soldiers parade by.
Contributor Names
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Fuller, Melville Weston, 1833-1910.
McKenney, James Hall, 1837-1913.
Spooner, John C. (John Coit), 1843-1919.
Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924.
Dalzell, John, 1845-1927.
Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : [s.n.], 1905.
Subject Headings
-  United States.--Army.--Cavalry, 1st
-  United States Military Academy
-  United States Naval Academy
-  United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
-  Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919--Inauguration, 1905
-  Inauguration Day
-  Oaths
-  Midshipmen
-  Processions
-  Secret service--United States
-  Pennsylvania Avenue (Washington, D.C.)
Silent films
Short films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
-  Copyright: no reg.
-  President Roosevelt, John C. Spooner, Henry Cabot Lodge, John Dalzell, Melville Weston Fuller, James H. McKenney.
-  Duration: 4:33 (part 1), 3:48 (part 2), 1:13 (part 3) at 16 fps.
-  Film sequence is repeated and does not follow order of actual events.
-  Roosevelt Memorial Association numbers: RMA 301-01; RMA 301-2B.
-  National Park Service acquired from Roosevelt Memorial Association. Gift to RMA from Paramount. Leader between some scenes.
-  Sources used: Washington, D.C. Inaugural Committee, 1905. Inauguration of Theodore Roosevelt as President of the United States, March 4, 1905. [1905]; Washington post. 3/5/05:1-2; The New York herald. 3/5/05:2, 5; New York tribune. 3/5/05:1-3; P&P presidential file.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Transferred to LC from NPS, NPS acquired from RMA, gift to RMA from Paramount; leader between some scenes; transferred to safety from LC nitrate at LC lab: Feb. 1976.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (580 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (580 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (580 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FEA 6695 (viewing print)
FPB 7200 (dupe neg pic)
FPB 8236 (dupe neg pic, copy 2)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
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Roosevelt, Theodore, Melville Weston Fuller, James Hall McKenney, John C Spooner, Henry Cabot Lodge, John Dalzell, and Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. [TR's inauguration, 1905 1]. [United States: s.n, 1905] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, (Accessed October 26, 2016.)

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Roosevelt, T., Fuller, M. W., McKenney, J. H., Spooner, J. C., Lodge, H. C., Dalzell, J. & Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. (1905) [TR's inauguration, 1905 1]. [United States: s.n] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Roosevelt, Theodore, et al. [TR's inauguration, 1905 1]. [United States: s.n, 1905] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.