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Title
[Flag services for TR at Oyster Bay, October 1919] /
Other Title
Flag services for Theodore Roosevelt at Oyster Bay, October 1919
Children visit TR's grave, 1920
Summary
On October 27, 1919 the Roosevelt memorial flag, which has been carried across New York State in TR's honor, is brought to rest at his grave in Youngs Memorial Cemetery, Oyster Bay, N.Y. View of two young girls and a boy placing flower bouquet and flag through fence surrounding TR's grave, event may not be part of flag ceremonies. Shots from different angles of memorial flag as it is borne by young men up the steep pathway to the gravesite; five girls sew the 48th and final star on flag at what is probably Cove School in Oyster Bay with group of children and Boy Scouts visible in background; view of children and adults on cemetery grounds. Final scene of Samuel Abbott, originator of memorial flag idea, placing flag on TR's gravesite.
Contributor Names
Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : [s.n.], 1919.
Subject Headings
-  Memorial rites and ceremonies
-  Flags
-  Cemeteries--New York (State)--Oyster Bay
-  Oyster Bay (N.Y. : Bay)
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Short films
Silent films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  Copyright: no reg.
-  Duration: 1:10 at 16 fps.
-  RMA title gives title as Children visit TR's grave, 1920.
-  Date of first sequence, children at the grave, is unverified.
-  Appearing: Samuel Abbott.
-  Donor's inventory number: RMA 303-06-05.
-  Sources used: The Daily news, New York. 10/25/1919:8; The New York times mid-week pictorial. v. 10, no. 10, 1919:[6]; 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). Gift to RMA from Urban.
-  Received: 5/1968 from USDA lab; viewing print and non-viewing pos pic; preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
-  Received: 1967; transferred to LC from NPS, NPS acquired from RMA, gift to RMA from Urban; transferred to safety from LC nitrate at USDA lab: 5/1968.
Medium
1 film reel of 1 (28 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (28 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. non-viewing pos pic.
Call Number/Physical Location
FAB 0988 (viewing print)
FRA 5965 (non-viewing pos pic)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/trmp.4120
Library of Congress Control Number
mp76000143
Online Format
image
video
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/mp76000143
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=mp76000143&searchType=1&recCount=10
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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: [email protected]):

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].

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Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. [Flag services for TR at Oyster Bay, October 1919]. [United States: s.n, 1919] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mp76000143/. (Accessed August 25, 2016.)

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Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. (1919) [Flag services for TR at Oyster Bay, October 1919]. [United States: s.n] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mp76000143/.

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Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. [Flag services for TR at Oyster Bay, October 1919]. [United States: s.n, 1919] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/mp76000143/>.