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Film, Video Leonard Wood lays cornerstone of Roosevelt House, 1921 Pathé news

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Title

  • Leonard Wood lays cornerstone of Roosevelt House, 1921

Other Title

  • Pathé news

Summary

  • On Jan. 6, 1921, the restoration of TR's birthplace by the Woman's Roosevelt Memorial Association is officially begun with the laying of the Roosevelt House cornerstone. Views of crowds pressing around platform; Major General Leonard Wood, TR's longtime friend and political associate, preparing to set stone in place; Corinne Robinson, TR's sister and a frequent participant in Roosevelt House activities, speaking to assembled crowd. Woman seated on platform is Mrs. John Henry Hammond, president of the WRMA.

Names

  • Pathé Exchange
  • Roosevelt Memorial Association, former owner
  • Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • [United States : Pathé Exchange, 1921]

Headings

  • -  Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919--Birthplace
  • -  Wood, Leonard,--1860-1927
  • -  Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt,--1861-1933
  • -  Hammond, Emily V.--(Emily Vanderbilt Sloane),--1874-1970
  • -  Women's Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Association
  • -  Cornerstone laying--New York (State)--New York
  • -  Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site (New York, N.Y.)

Genre

  • Newsreels
  • Silent films
  • Short films
  • Nonfiction films

Notes

  • -  Duration: 0:17 at 18 fps.
  • -  Includes flash interior titles.
  • -  Originally part of a Pathé News newsreel.
  • -  Roosevelt Memorial Association inventory number RMA 307-04-13.
  • -  Sources used: Roosevelt House bulletin. v. 3, no. 1, 1927, p. 2; The Roosevelt quarterly. v. 10, no. 4, 1933; The Theodore Roosevelt Association...catalog, p. 39.
  • -  Appearing: General Leonard Wood, Corinne Robinson, Mrs. John Henry Hammond.
  • -  Photographed January 6, 1921 in New York City.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  Collection transferred to LC from National Park Service in 1967. Previous owner: Roosevelt Memorial Association.
  • -  The Theodore Roosevelt Association film collection : a catalog / prepared by Wendy White-Henson and Veronica M. Gillespie. Library of Congress, 1986.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (8 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (8 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FAB 0759 (viewing print)
  • FRA 5814 (dupe neg 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

  • mp76000064

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Pathé Exchange, Former Owner Roosevelt Memorial Association, and Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. Leonard Wood lays cornerstone of Roosevelt House. [United States: Pathé Exchange, 1921] Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/mp76000064/.

APA citation style:

Pathé Exchange, Roosevelt Memorial Association, F. O. & Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. (1921) Leonard Wood lays cornerstone of Roosevelt House. [United States: Pathé Exchange] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mp76000064/.

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Pathé Exchange, Former Owner Roosevelt Memorial Association, and Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. Leonard Wood lays cornerstone of Roosevelt House. [United States: Pathé Exchange, 1921] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mp76000064/>.