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TR in New Mexico, 1916 /
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Theodore Roosevelt in New Mexico, 1916
On Oct. 23, 1916, Theodore Roosevelt campaigns for Republican presidential nominee Charles Evans Hughes and assails the Wilson administration in Albuquerque, N.M. A young woman rides on horseback carrying a bouquet of flowers. There is an auto parade. Roosevelt passes by in an open touring car. Seated next to him is a man who appears to be Albert B. Fall, one of New Mexico's first U.S. Senators (1912-1921) and later secretary of the interior until exposure of his involvement in the Teapot Dome scandal.
There are long and close-up shots of Roosevelt seated on a stone pillar in front of the Alvarado Hotel in downtown Albuquerque, as he amiably talks with men gathered around him, including Sen. Fall, with cigar in hand, and George Curry, the tall man in a light hat, former territorial governor of New Mexico (1907-1911) and U.S. Representative (1912-1913). There is a long shot of Roosevelt speaking to a large crowd from a narrow platform in front of the Alvarado Hotel. Two young women on horseback bring flowers to Roosevelt.
Contributor Names
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Fall, Albert B. (Albert Bacon), 1861-1944.
Curry, George, 1861-1947.
Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : [s.n.], 1916.
Subject Headings
-  Presidents--United States--Election--1916
-  Political campaigns--New Mexico--Albuquerque
-  Processions--New Mexico--Albuquerque
-  Speeches, addresses, etc., American
-  Legislators--New Mexico
-  Albuquerque (N.M.)
-  Copyright: no reg.
-  Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt, Albert B. Fall, George Curry.
-  Duration: 1:07 at 16 fps.
-  Sources used: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division portrait file; Albuquerque journal, 10/23/1916, p. 8; Coan, Charles F. A history of New Mexico, 1925, v. 1, p. 500; Twitchell, Ralph E. The leading facts of New Mexican history, 1963, v. 2, p. 563; Fitzpatrick, George and Caplin, Harvey. Albuquerque, 1975, p. 62-63; [Hening, Horace B.] Albuquerque, New Mexico, [1908].
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 5/1968 from USDA lab; ref print and dupe neg; preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
-  Received: 1967; transferred to LC from NPS, NPS acquired from RMA, gift to RMA from Pathe; transferred to safety from LC nitrate at USDA lab: 5/1968.
1 reel of 1 (ca. 27 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (ca. 27 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg.
Call Number/Physical Location
FAB 1017 (ref print)
FRA 5993 (dupe neg)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
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