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Soldiers washing dishes

SUMMARY Some men in military uniform, others in civilian clothes, bringing cups and cutlery to wash, tents and building in background. Actual washing not shown. NOTES Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22June1898; 38243. Original main title lacking. Date is copyright date; unable to verify if work was ever actually released. Camera, William Paley. Materials listed originate from the print chosen best copy for digitization; for other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. Filmed ca. May or June 1898 in Tampa, Florida. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985. SUBJECTS Soldiers--Florida--Tampa. Military camps--Florida--Tampa. Dishwashing. United States.--Army--Military life. Spanish-American War, 1898. Tampa (Fla.)--History, Military--19th century. Actuality--Short. War (Nonfiction)--Short. RELATED NAMES Paley, William Daly, 1857-1924, camera. Thomas A. Edison, Inc. Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) CALL NUMBER FLA 4366 (ref print) FRA 1505 (dupe neg) LC 1352 (paper pos) DIGITAL ID sawmp 1352 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/sawmp.1352
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