Film, Video TR at Sagamore Hill [1916]

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TR at Sagamore Hill [1916]
Other Title
TR at Sagamore Hill, 1917-1918
Theodore Roosevelt at Sagamore Hill, 1916
On May 27, 1916, shortly before the Republican Party and Progressive Party conventions, the newly formed Roosevelt Non-Partisan League sponsors a demonstration of support for TR at Sagamore Hill. Many prominent men are included in the over 2,000 people who traveled from New York City to Oyster Bay to see TR and hear him speak on "Americanism." Panning shots of crowd gathered around porch; TR shakes hands. The man who appears to be addressing TR may be Richard M. Hurd, chairman of the committee which arranged the demonstration. TR addresses the crowd. At ca. ft. 43, there is a brief sequence of TR speaking in the Court of the Universe at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco, on July 21, 1915. Final views of TR speaking at Sagamore Hill.
Contributor Names
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Hurd, Richard M. (Richard Melancthon), 1865-1941.
Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : [s.n., 1915 or 1916].
Subject Headings
-  Sagamore Hill National Historic Site (Oyster Bay, N.Y.)
-  Presidents--United States--Nomination
-  Presidents--United States--Election--1916
-  Exhibitions
-  Speeches, addresses, etc., American
-  Oyster Bay (N.Y.)
-  San Francisco (Calif.)
-  Panama-Pacific International Exposition--(1915 :--San Francisco, Calif.)
-  Plazas--California--San Francisco
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Nonfiction films
Short films
-  Copyright: no reg.
-  Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt, Richard M. Hurd.
-  Duration: 1:53 at 18 fps.
-  Unrelated footage of TR speaking at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition ca. ft. 43-48.
-  MAVIS 12990.
-  Sources used: The New York herald, 5/28/16, sec. 1, pt. 3, p. 5; New York tribune, 5/28/16, pt. 1, p. 1-2; 6/4/16, pt. 5, p. 1; Harvard University Library, Theodore Roosevelt Collection.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 5/68 from USDA lab; viewing print and dupe neg; preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
-  Received: 1967; transferred to LC from NPS, NPS acquired from RMA, RMA purchased from William Fox; transferred to safety from LC nitrate at USDA lab: 5/1968.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 51 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 51 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg.
Call Number/Physical Location
FAB 0948 (viewing print)
FRA 5906 (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
Additional Metadata Formats
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record

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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].

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