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Film, Video TR speaking in Panama, November 1906 Theodore Roosevelt speaking in Panama, November 1906

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  • TR speaking in Panama, November 1906

Other Title

  • Theodore Roosevelt speaking in Panama, November 1906


  • TR became the first President in office to visit a foreign country while on an inspection tour of the Panama Canal. On November 15, 1906, there are views of TR and Manuel Amador Guerrero, first President of Panama, and two unidentified men arriving and standing on a platform on the steps of the Cathedral in Panama City; medium shot of two women arriving at the ceremony, woman on the right may be Edith Roosevelt; long shot of President Amador Guerrero delivering welcoming address as dignitaries look on; TR then speaks.


  • Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
  • Amador Guerrero, Manuel, 1833-1909
  • Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : [s.n.], 1906.


  • -  Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919
  • -  Amador Guerrero, Manuel,--1833-1909
  • -  Speeches, addresses, etc., American
  • -  Panama (Panama)


  • Actualities (Motion pictures)
  • Newsreels
  • Nonfiction films
  • Short films


  • -  Copyright: no reg.
  • -  Duration: 2:29 at 14 fps.
  • -  MAVIS 13087.
  • -  Sources used: Washington post. 11/16/06:1; New York tribune. 11/16/06:1; United States. President, 1901-1909 (Roosevelt). Special message of the President of the United States concerning the Panama Canal. 1906.
  • -  National Park Service acquired from Roosevelt Memorial Association. Gift to RMA from Paramount.
  • -  Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt, President Amador Guerrero, Edith Roosevelt.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  Received: 6/1976 from LC film lab; viewing print, dupe neg; preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
  • -  Received: 1967; transferred to LC from NPS, NPS acquired from RMA, gift to RMA from Paramount; transferred to safety from LC nitrate at LC lab: 6/1976.


  • 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 130 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. viewing print.
  • 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 130 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FEA 7313 (viewing print)
  • FPB 7743 (dupe neg)


  • Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • mp76000225

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Roosevelt, Theodore, Manuel Amador Guerrero, Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt, Paramount Pictures Corporation, and Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. TR speaking in Panama, November. [United States: s.n, 1906] Video.

APA citation style:

Roosevelt, T., Amador Guerrero, M., Roosevelt, E. K. C., Paramount Pictures Corporation & Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. (1906) TR speaking in Panama, November. [United States: s.n] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Roosevelt, Theodore, et al. TR speaking in Panama, November. [United States: s.n, 1906] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.