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  • TR's return from Africa, 1910 [2]

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  • Theodore Roosevelt's return from Africa, 1910 [2]
  • Roosevelt's return from Africa


  • TR returns from his African hunting trip through the countries of Sudan, France, Denmark, Norway, Germany, Great Britain, and finally his reception in New York City. There are views of: 1) his riverboat on the Nile River in Sudan; 2) TR's visit in Paris with French Ambassador Jules Jusserand, Gen. Jean B. Dalstein, American Ambassador Robert Bacon, and Mrs. Bacon; his trip to Issy-les-Moulineaux; TR reviewing French troops with Jusserand, Bacon, and Dalstein at Vincennes on Apr. 27, 1910; and TR leaving the University of Paris (Sorbonne) on Apr. 23, 1910; 3) TR with Prince Christian and others in Denmark May 2-3, 1910; 4) TR and King Haakon in Christiania (now Oslo) on May 4-6, 1910; 5) views of Berlin including the Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag; TR, Kaiser Wilhelm, the Kaiserin, and others leaving the University of Berlin on May 12, 1910; 6) the funeral cortege at Windsor on May 20, 1910; identified in the processional, left to right, walking in rows are: Kaiser Wilhelm of Germany, King George V of England, and the Duke of Connaught; the Duke of Cornwall (later King Edward VIII) and Prince Albert (later King George VI); two rows of the King's aides; King Alfonso XII of Spain, King George I of Greece, and King Haakon VII of Norway; King Manuel II of Portugal, King Frederik VIII of Denmark, and King Ferdinand I of Bulgaria; Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, King Albert I of Belgium, and Prince Yusuf Izzedin of Turkey; the Duke of Aosta, Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovitch of Russia, and Prince Sadanaru Fushimi of Japan; the Crown Prince of Rumania (later King Carol II), the Duke of Sparta (later King Constantine I of Greece), and probably Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria; Crown Prince of Serbia (later Peter I), Duke Albrecht of Wurtemberg, and Prince Henry of the Netherlands; the Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, the Grand Duke of Hesse, and Prince Henry of Prussia; Crown Prince George of Saxony, the Duke of Saxe-Coburg, and Prince Charles (later King Gustav VI) of Sweden; probably the Prince of Waldeck, probably Prince Tsai-tao of China, and Prince Mohammed Ali of Egypt; Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein, Prince Arthur of Connaught, and Prince Albert of Schleswig-Holstein; Prince Alexander of Battenburg; Prince George of Cumberland, and the Duke of Fife; TR is visible at the end of the procession; 7) TR's arrival in New York City, his greeting by Mayor William J. Gaynor, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Henry Cabot Lodge, and William Loeb, his speech at the Battery, and the parade in his honor.


  • Gentry, Caroline, 1870-1939, direction.
  • Manning, Mae V., editing.
  • Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
  • Jusserand, J. J. (Jean Jules), 1855-1932.
  • Dalstein, Jean B.
  • Bacon, Robert, 1860-1919.
  • Christian X, King of Denmark, 1870-1947.
  • Haakon VII, King of Norway, 1872-1957.
  • William II, German Emperor, 1859-1941.
  • George V, King of Great Britain, 1865-1936.
  • Arthur, Prince, Duke of Connaught, 1850-1942.
  • Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972.
  • George VI, King of Great Britain, 1895-1952.
  • Alfonso XIII, King of Spain, 1886-1941.
  • George I, King of the Hellenes, 1845-1913.
  • Manuel II, King of Portugal, 1889-1932.
  • Frederik VIII, King of Denmark, 1843-1912.
  • Ferdinand I, Czar of Bulgaria, 1861-1948.
  • Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria, 1863-1914.
  • Albert I, King of the Belgians, 1875-1934.
  • Gaynor, William Jay, -1913.
  • Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1873-1942.
  • Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924.
  • Loeb, William, Jr., 1866-1937.
  • Roosevelt Memorial Association. Film Library.
  • Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : Roosevelt Memorial Association Film Library, [1925?].


  • -  Heads of state
  • -  Kings and rulers
  • -  Brandenburger Tor (Berlin, Germany)
  • -  Reichstagsgebäude (Berlin, Germany)
  • -  Denmark
  • -  Oslo (Norway)
  • -  Streets--Germany
  • -  Edward--VII,--King of Great Britain,--1841-1910--Death and burial
  • -  Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919--Speeches, addresses, etc., American


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


  • -  Copyright: no reg.
  • -  Duration: 4:40 (part 1), 3:48 (part 2), 4:38 (part 3), 3:41 (part 4), 4:22 (part 5), 3:52 (part 6), 3:31 (part 7) at 18 fps.
  • -  Editor, Mae Manning.
  • -  Donor's inventory numbers: RMA 325-8; RMA 325-9.
  • -  MAVIS 13307; TR's return from Africa, 1910 [2].
  • -  Sources used: Roosevelt Memorial Association. Annual report. 1925, p. 18; Roosevelt Memorial Association. Theodore Roosevelt's return from Africa (script); Theodore Roosevelt film catalog, p. 117.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  viewing print, dupe neg pic; Received: June 1976 from LC lab; preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
  • -  Received: 1967; transferred to LC from NPS, NPS acquired from RMA; transferred to safety from LC nitrate at LC lab: June 1976.


  • viewing print. 2 film reels of 2 (ca. 1,927 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic. 2 film reels of 2 (ca. 1,927 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FEA 9051-9052 (viewing print)
  • FPB 4601-4602 (dupe neg pic)


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

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • mp76000377

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  • image
  • video

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The following films are made available here with permission from the Theodore Roosevelt Association, P.O. Box 719, Oyster Bay, N.Y. 11771 (Internet address:

The Story of the Panama Canal [1]
T. R.'s Return from Africa, 1910 [2]
A Visit to Theodore Roosevelt at His Home at Sagamore Hill, Oyster Bay, L.I., 1912
Roosevelt, Friend of the Birds [1]
The Roosevelt Dam [1]
The River of Doubt [2].

Permission may be needed from the Theodore Roosevelt Association before using these films for other purposes.

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Chicago citation style:

Roosevelt, Theodore, J. J Jusserand, Jean B Dalstein, Robert Bacon, King Of Denmark Christian X, King Of Norway Haakon Vii, German Emperor William Ii, et al. TR's return from Africa,2. editeds by Manning, Mae V.Iting, , , directeds by Gentry, Caroline, Ection [United States: Roosevelt Memorial Association Film Library, ?, 1925] Video.

APA citation style:

Roosevelt, T., Jusserand, J. J., Dalstein, J. B., Bacon, R., Christian X, K. O. D., Haakon Vii, K. O. N. [...] Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection, Manning, M. V. I., ed. (1925) TR's return from Africa,2. Gentry, C., dir [United States: Roosevelt Memorial Association Film Library, ?] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Roosevelt, Theodore, et al. TR's return from Africa,2. ed by Manning, Mae V.Iting, , , dir by Gentry, Caroline, Ection [United States: Roosevelt Memorial Association Film Library, ?, 1925] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.