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President McKinley inauguration, 1901 /
The first sequence (ca. 49 ft.), views of President William McKinley speaking, may be unrelated footage. Views of crowds on Pennsylvania Ave., NW, in front of the old Willard Hotel during the March 4, l90l inaugural festivities. A mounted military unit rides through what is probably the court of honor, the area on Pennsylvania Ave., NW, from Fifteenth to Seventeenth Sts.; 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. Sen. Marcus A. Hanna of Ohio (1897-1904) 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 TR. The last sequence, of McKinley in a carriage in the court of honor, is repeated.
Contributor Names
McKinley, William, 1843-1901.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : [s.n.], 1901.
Subject Headings
-  Inauguration Day
-  McKinley, William,--1843-1901--Inauguration, 1901
-  Pennsylvania Avenue (Washington, D.C.)
-  United States--National Guard
Short films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
-  Copyright: no reg.
-  Appearing: President William McKinley, Sen. Marcus A. Hanna, Theodore Roosevelt.
-  Duration: 1:12 at 34 fps.
-  Roosevelt Memorial Association number: RMA 319-07-01.
-  MAVIS 13131; President McKinley inauguration, 1901.
-  Sources used: Washington, D.C. Inaugural Committee, 1901; Official souvenir program, inaugural ceremonies, March 4, 1901. [1901]; P&P presidential file; P&P stereo file; Eskew, Garnett L. Willard's of Washington. 1954.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  National Parks Service acquired from Roosevelt Memorial Association. Gift to Roosevelt Memorial Association from Paramount.
-  viewing print, dupe neg; Received: May 1978 from LC film lab; preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (162 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg. 1 film reel of 1 (162 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FEA 8962 (viewing print)
FPB 9925 (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
Online Format
LCCN Permalink
Library of Congress Online Catalog
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MODS Record
Dublin Core Record

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Mckinley, William, Theodore Roosevelt, Marcus Alonzo Hanna, Paramount Pictures Corporation, and Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. President McKinley inauguration, 1901. [United States: s.n, 1901] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, (Accessed August 24, 2016.)

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McKinley, W., Roosevelt, T., Hanna, M. A., Paramount Pictures Corporation & Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. (1901) President McKinley inauguration, 1901. [United States: s.n] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Mckinley, William, et al. President McKinley inauguration, 1901. [United States: s.n, 1901] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.