Film, Video President McKinley inauguration, 1901 President McKinley's inauguration, 1901
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- President McKinley inauguration, 1901
- President McKinley's inauguration, 1901
- The first 3 minutes may be unrelated footage: includes views of men getting into cars and carriages; views of crowds observing men disembarking from carriages and entering a building; views of President William McKinley speaking. Views of crowds on Pennsylvania Ave., NW, in front of the old Willard Hotel during the March 4, 1901 inaugural festivities. A mounted military unit rides through what is probably the court of honor, the area on Pennsylvania Ave., NW, from Fifteenth St. to Seventeenth St.; the President and his party reviewed the inaugural parade from a stand in this area. McKinley doffs his hat to the crowd as his carriage passes the Willard Hotel [3:54 min.]. Sen. Marcus A. Hanna of Ohio sits beside McKinley in the carriage. Several members of the President's special escort, Troop A of the Ohio National Guard, are visible along with aides and guards. The man riding alone in the second carriage may be Theodore Roosevelt. The last sequence, of McKinley in a carriage in the court of honor [4:14 min.], is repeated [4:24 min.].
- McKinley, William, 1843-1901, depicted.
- Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904, depicted.
- Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919, depicted.
- Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927) former owner.
- Roosevelt Memorial Association, former owner.
- Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
- - McKinley, William,--1843-1901--Inaugurations
- - Presidents--United States--Inauguration
- - Hanna, Marcus Alonzo,--1837-1904
- - Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919
- - Pennsylvania Avenue (Washington, D.C.)
- - Ohio.--National Guard.--Troop A
- Filmed parades
- Actualities (Motion pictures)
- Silent films
- Short films
- Nonfiction films
- - Appearing: President William McKinley, Sen. Marcus A. Hanna, Theodore Roosevelt.
- - Duration: 4:33 min.
- - Photographed March 4, 1901 in Washington, D.C.
- - Most of summary from The Theodore Roosevelt Association...catalog, p. 54-55.
- - May have originally been part of a newsreel.
- - Roosevelt Memorial Association inventory number: RMA 319-07-01.
- - LC also holds two films in the Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection entitled President McKinley's inauguration, 1901. [No. 1], and President McKinley's inauguration, 1901. [No. 2].
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - Sources used: Washington, D.C. Inaugural Committee, 1901; Official souvenir program, inaugural ceremonies, March 4, 1901. ; LC Prints & Photographs Division presidential file; LC Prints & Photographs Division stereo file; Eskew, Garnett L. Willard's of Washington. 1954; Case Western University WWW site, viewed March 10, 2021 (Encyclopedia of Cleveland History, Troop A page); The Theodore Roosevelt Association...catalog, p. 54-55.
- - Collection transferred to LC from National Park Service in 1967. Previous owners: Roosevelt Memorial Association, Paramount Pictures Corporation.
- - The Theodore Roosevelt Association film collection : a catalog / prepared by Wendy White-Henson and Veronica M. Gillespie. Library of Congress, 1986.
- viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 162 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 162 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- FEA 8962 (viewing print)
- FPB 9925 (dupe neg pic)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
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Additional Metadata Formats
- Hanna, Marcus Alonzo
- McKinley, William
- Paramount Pictures Corporation
- Roosevelt Memorial Association
- Roosevelt, Theodore
- Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
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Mckinley, William, Depicted, Marcus Alonzo Hanna, Theodore Roosevelt, Paramount Pictures Corporation Former Owner, Former Owner Roosevelt Memorial Association, and Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. President McKinley inauguration.  Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/mp76000380/.
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McKinley, W., Hanna, M. A., Roosevelt, T., Paramount Pictures Corporation Former Owner, Roosevelt Memorial Association, F. O. & Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. (1901) President McKinley inauguration. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mp76000380/.
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Mckinley, William, Depicted, et al. President McKinley inauguration.  Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mp76000380/>.