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Film, Video TR at Forest Hills, New York, 1917 [2] Theodore Roosevelt at Forest Hills, New York, 1917, 2

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Title

  • TR at Forest Hills, New York, 1917 [2]

Other Title

  • Theodore Roosevelt at Forest Hills, New York, 1917, 2

Summary

  • At Forest Hills, July 4, 1917, TR speaks in support of vigorous American war involvement and attacks conscientious objectors in an address at the Forest Hills Gardens railroad station; he later reviews the Forest Hills Rifle Club in a nearby field. Views of TR marching with Rifle Club members, speaking informally with individuals, standing at attention as Club marches past, and talking with an officer who may be Col. J. A. Delafield. Long shot of the speaker's balcony on the outdoor stairway of the Forest Hills Gardens railroad station, with Frederick Burgess, Bishop of Long Island, speaking and introducing TR; crowd cheers TR, who then begins to speak; panning shots of crowds.

Names

  • Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
  • Burgess, Frederick, Bp., 1853-1925
  • Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : [s.n.], 1917.

Headings

  • -  Fourth of July celebrations
  • -  Fourth of July orations
  • -  Railroad terminals--New York (State)
  • -  Marching
  • -  Military ceremonies, honors, and salutes
  • -  Forest Hills (New York, N.Y.)

Genre

  • Newsreels
  • Short films
  • Silent films
  • Nonfiction films

Notes

  • -  Copyright: no reg.
  • -  Duration: 3:36 (part 1), 1:51 (part 2) at 18 fps.
  • -  Film sequence does not follow order of actual events.
  • -  Sources used: P&P portrait file; Federal Writers' Project. New York (City), New York City guide, 1939, p. 581-582; Goudy, Frederic W. Why we have chosen Forest Hills Gardens for our home, 1915; The Brooklyn daily eagle, 7/5/1917 p. 4.
  • -  Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt, Frederick Burgess.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  Received: 5/1968 from USDA lab; viewing print and dupe neg pic; preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
  • -  Received: 1967; transferred to LC from National Park Service, NPS acquired from RMA, gift to RMA from John Demarest; film sequence does not follow order of actual events; transferred to safety from LC nitrate at USDA lab: 5/1968.

Medium

  • 1 film reel of 1 (152 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print.
  • 1 film reel of 1 (152 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg pic.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FAB 1049 (viewing print)
  • FRA 6015 (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

  • mp76000174

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Roosevelt, Theodore, Frederick Burgess, and Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. TR at Forest Hills, New York,2. [United States: s.n, 1917] Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/mp76000174/.

APA citation style:

Roosevelt, T., Burgess, F. & Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. (1917) TR at Forest Hills, New York,2. [United States: s.n] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mp76000174/.

MLA citation style:

Roosevelt, Theodore, Frederick Burgess, and Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. TR at Forest Hills, New York,2. [United States: s.n, 1917] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mp76000174/>.