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Film, Video Theodore Roosevelt Copyright title: Theodore Roosevelt leaving the White House / Alternate title: Hon. Theo. Roosevelt, Ass't Sec'y, U.S. Navy leaving White House / Honorable Theodore Roosevelt, Assistant Secretary, United States Navy leaving White House / Roosevelt Memorial Association inventory title: TR as Assistant Secretary of the Navy leaving the White House, 1897 / Theodore Roosevelt as Assistant Secretary of the Navy leaving the White House, 1897

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About this Item

Title

  • Theodore Roosevelt

Other Title

  • Copyright title: Theodore Roosevelt leaving the White House
  • Alternate title: Hon. Theo. Roosevelt, Ass't Sec'y, U.S. Navy leaving White House
  • Honorable Theodore Roosevelt, Assistant Secretary, United States Navy leaving White House
  • Roosevelt Memorial Association inventory title: TR as Assistant Secretary of the Navy leaving the White House, 1897
  • Theodore Roosevelt as Assistant Secretary of the Navy leaving the White House, 1897

Summary

  • TR, in formal dress with hat, walks down the steps of the Treasury Building in Washington, D.C. and turns and walks toward the stationary camera. The south portico of the White House is visible through trees in background.

Names

  • Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
  • American Mutoscope Company
  • American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
  • Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : American Mutoscope Co., 1898.

Headings

  • -  Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919
  • -  Presidents--United States

Genre

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

Notes

  • -  H27382 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 22Jan1903; H27382.
  • -  Duration: 0:15 at 16 fps.
  • -  Production date from American Mutoscope and Biograph Company production logs.
  • -  According to the summary in The Theodore Roosevelt Association catalog, Roosevelt walks down the steps of the old State, War and Navy Building, now called the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.
  • -  Biograph production no. 490.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 0337) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
  • -  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
  • -  According to the Roosevelt Memorial Association, this is the first motion picture taken of Theodore Roosevelt.
  • -  Titles added to Paper Print copies at time of restoration.
  • -  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 325; American Film Institute catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, A.15387; The Theodore Roosevelt Association Film Collection...catalog, p. 106; Musser's Emergence of cinema, v. 1, p. 247.
  • -  Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
  • -  The Theodore Roosevelt Association film collection : a catalog / prepared by Wendy White-Henson and Veronica M. Gillespie. Library of Congress, 1986; American Mutoscope and Biograph Company production logs in Motion Picture and Television Reference Center.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (13 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (6 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (15 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (13 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (6 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 13 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 30 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 30 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 3351 (viewing print)
  • FAB 1229 (viewing print, copy 2)
  • FEA 7826 (viewing print)
  • FRA 0688 (dupe neg pic)
  • FRA 6182 (dupe neg pic, copy 2)
  • FRB 0650 (master pos pic)
  • Box 0828P (paper pos)
  • Box 5579E (paper pos, copy 2)

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • mp76000279

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Roosevelt, Theodore, American Mutoscope Company, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection, and Niver. Theodore Roosevelt. United States: American Mutoscope Co, 1898. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/mp76000279/.

APA citation style:

Roosevelt, T., American Mutoscope Company, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection & Niver. (1898) Theodore Roosevelt. United States: American Mutoscope Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mp76000279/.

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Roosevelt, Theodore, et al. Theodore Roosevelt. United States: American Mutoscope Co, 1898. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mp76000279/>.