Film, Video President McKinley's funeral, 1901. [No. 1] President McKinley's funeral, 1901 [1]

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Title
President McKinley's funeral, 1901. [No. 1]
Other Title
President McKinley's funeral, 1901 [1]
Summary
Three sequences of the funeral ceremonies held for President William McKinley: Sequence 1: McKinley's body lay in state in the Rotunda of the Capitol, Washington, D.C. on Sept. 17, 1901; views of officers on horseback, the Artillery Band (wearing dark headdresses), a squadron of cavalry, a battalion of artillery and coast artillery, Marine Band (wearing white helmets), battalion of Marines, civilians carrying umbrellas (may be the diplomatic corps), other civilians, guard of honor, pallbearers, and the horsedrawn hearse all turning the corner off what may be Pennsylvania Avenue on their way to the Capitol; camera pans the hearse, as a procession of carriages turns the corner.
Sequence 2: McKinley's body first lay in state for public viewing in Buffalo, N.Y. on Sept. 15-16; views of carriages, the horsedrawn hearse, and marchers stopping in front of the Buffalo City Hall; medium close shots of the casket being unloaded from hearse and carried up stairs of City Hall; crowds of mourners lining up to view the body as group of soldiers enters City Hall; camera pans crowd gathered outside as mourners enter and leave City Hall. Unrelated sequence of Washington ceremonies follows; camera pans from different angles of crowds gathered at the east front of the Capitol.
Sequence 3: McKinley's body was conveyed to its final resting place at Canton, Ohio on Sept. 18-19; views of mounted military units, marching civilians, carriages, and the horsedrawn hearse turning and entering what is probably Westlawn Cemetery where McKinley is buried; military units marching down a street as gathered crowds watch; final pans of mourners, crowds, and soldiers outside the McKinley home in Canton.
Contributor Names
Roosevelt Memorial Association, former owner.
Biograph Company, former owner.
Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
[United States : s.n., 1901]
Subject Headings
-  McKinley, William,--1843-1901--Death and burial
-  Presidents--United States
-  Funeral rites and ceremonies--Washington (D.C.)
-  Funeral rites and ceremonies--New York (State)--Buffalo
-  Funeral rites and ceremonies--Ohio--Canton
-  City and County Hall (Buffalo, N.Y.)
-  West Lawn Cemetery (Canton, Ohio)
-  United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
Genre
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  Duration: 4:44 (part 1), 4:06 (part 2), and 4:21 (part 3) at 16 fps.
-  May be an American Mutoscope and Biograph Company production.
-  Film sequence does not follow order of actual events.
-  Film is dark and slightly out of frame.
-  Photographed September 15-16, 1901 in Buffalo, New York, September 17, 1901 in Washington, D.C., and September 18-19, 1901 in Canton, Ohio.
-  May have originally been part of a newsreel.
-  Roosevelt Memorial Association inventory number RMA 306-03.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: [Davis, Oscar K. and Mumford, John K.] The life of William McKinley. 1901, p. 111-128; The Canton Repository. Pictorial life of William McKinley. 1943, p. 26-28; The New York herald, 9/17/1901, p. 4-5; Prints & Photographs Division presidential file; Prints & Photographs Division stereo file; Theodore Roosevelt Association...catalog, p. 56-57.
-  Collection transferred to LC from National Park Service in 1967. Previous owners: Roosevelt Memorial Association, Biograph Company.
-  The Theodore Roosevelt Association film collection : a catalog / prepared by Wendy White-Henson and Veronica M. Gillespie. Library of Congress, 1986.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 278 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
non-viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 278 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FAB 0756 (viewing print)
FRA 5811 (non-viewing print)
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.4134
trmp 4134s2
trmp 4134s3
Library of Congress Control Number
mp76000323
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
OCLC Number
(dlc)mp76000323
Description
Three sequences of the funeral ceremonies held for President William McKinley: Sequence 1: McKinley's body lay in state in the Rotunda of the Capitol, Washington, D.C. on Sept. 17, 1901; views of officers on horseback, the Artillery Band (wearing dark headdresses), a squadron of cavalry, a battalion of artillery and coast artillery, Marine Band (wearing white helmets), battalion of Marines, civilians carrying umbrellas (may be the diplomatic corps), other civilians, guard of honor, pallbearers, and the horsedrawn hearse all turning the corner off what may be Pennsylvania Avenue on their way to the Capitol; camera pans the hearse, as a procession of carriages turns the corner. Sequence 2: McKinley's body first lay in state for public viewing in Buffalo, N.Y. on Sept. 15-16; views of carriages, the horsedrawn hearse, and marchers stopping in front of the Buffalo City Hall; medium close shots of the casket being unloaded from hearse and carried up stairs of City Hall; crowds of mourners lining up to view the body as group of soldiers enters City Hall; camera pans crowd gathered outside as mourners enter and leave City Hall. Unrelated sequence of Washington ceremonies follows; camera pans from different angles of crowds gathered at the east front of the Capitol. Sequence 3: McKinley's body was conveyed to its final resting place at Canton, Ohio on Sept. 18-19; views of mounted military units, marching civilians, carriages, and the horsedrawn hearse turning and entering what is probably Westlawn Cemetery where McKinley is buried; military units marching down a street as gathered crowds watch; final pans of mourners, crowds, and soldiers outside the McKinley home in Canton.
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Roosevelt Memorial Association, Former Owner, Former Owner Biograph Company, and Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. President McKinley's funeral, . No. 1. [United States: s.n, 1901] Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/mp76000323/.

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