Film, Video The Prince of Wales visits TR's grave
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- The Prince of Wales visits TR's grave
- In the summer of 1919, Edward, the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VIII, embarked on a tour of the Dominions. After touring Canada for several months, the Prince decided to spend several days in the United States. His visit was the first visit of a Prince of Wales to the United States since that of his grandfather, Edward VII, fifty years earlier. On his last day in New York, Nov. 21, 1919, the Prince made a semiprivate journey to Oyster Bay. Film shows the Prince placing a laurel wreath on TR's grave in Youngs Memorial Cemetery; the Prince, Theodore Roosevelt Jr., wearing a mourning band, a man who is probably Joseph M. Nye, Chief of Special Agents, Dept. of State, and a group of men return down the path from the gravesite. Behind the Prince, the man wearing dark glasses is probably Viscount Grey, British Ambassador to the United States. A man wearing an ascot and walking in the rear of the group may be Rodman Wanamaker, Chairman of the Mayor's Committee on Reception to Distinguished Guests. The Prince tips his hat to people gathered alongside the path.
- Contributor Names
- Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972.
- Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
- Nye, Joseph M.
- Grey of Fallodon, Edward Grey, Viscount, 1862-1933.
- Wanamaker, Rodman, 1863-1928.
- International Film Service.
- Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
- Created / Published
- United States : [s.n.], 1919.
- Subject Headings
- - Windsor, Edward,--Duke of,--1894-1972
- - Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919
- - Memorial rites and ceremonies
- - Royal visitors z New York (State)--New York
- - Oyster Bay (N.Y. : Bay)
- Documentary films
- Nonfiction films
- Short films
- - Copyright: no reg.
- - Duration: 0:20 at 16 fps.
- - Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt Jr., Joseph M. Nye, Viscount Grey, Rodman Wanamaker.
- - Sources used: Newton, Wilfrid Douglas. Westward with the Prince of Wales. 1920; Trevelyan, George M. Grey of Fallodon. 1937; Kinross, John P. D. B. The Windsor years. 1967; New York (City). Mayor's Committee on Celebration of Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the Greater City of New York. Official book of the silver jubilee of greater New York. 1923; P&P portrait file.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - National Park Service acquire from Roosevelt Memorial Association (RMA). RMA purchase from International Newsreel Company.
- - Received: 5/1968 from USDA lab; ref print and dupe neg; preservation, 1967 transfer to LC from NPS; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
- 1 reel of 1 (8 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print.
- 1 reel of 1 (8 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- FAB 0847 (ref print)
- FRA 5852 (dupe neg)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recording Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
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- Library of Congress Control Number
- Online Format
- LCCN Permalink
- Additional Metadata Formats
- MARCXML Record
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- Dublin Core Record
ContributorsGrey of Fallodon, Edward Grey
International Film Service
Nye, Joseph M.
Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
New York Bay
Memorial Rites and Ceremonies
Oyster Bay (N.Y. : Bay)
Royal Visitors Z New York (State)
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Windsor, Edward, Duke Of, Theodore Roosevelt, Joseph M Nye, Edward Grey Grey Of Fallodon, Rodman Wanamaker, International Film Service, and Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. The Prince of Wales visits TR's grave. [United States: s.n, 1919] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mp76000082/. (Accessed January 16, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Windsor, E., Roosevelt, T., Nye, J. M., Grey Of Fallodon, E. G., Wanamaker, R., International Film Service & Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. (1919) The Prince of Wales visits TR's grave. [United States: s.n] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mp76000082/.
MLA citation style:
Windsor, Edward, Duke Of, et al. The Prince of Wales visits TR's grave. [United States: s.n, 1919] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/mp76000082/>.