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Cuban volunteers embarking

SUMMARY Men carrying rifles and bedrolls boarding ship via gangway. NOTES Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22June1898; 38246. Original main title lacking. Date is copyright and production date; unable to verify if work was ever actually released. Camera, William Paley. Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen best copy of two for digitization; for other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. MAVIS 48451; Cuban volunteers embarking. Filmed June 8, 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 Spanish-American War, 1898--Participation, Cuban. Cuba--Armed Forces--Florida--Tampa. Military service, Voluntary. Transports--Florida--Tampa. Soldiers--Transportation--Florida--Tampa. Ships--Florida--Tampa. Harbors--Florida--Tampa. United States--Military relations--Cuba. Cuba--Military relations--United States. 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 FEC 2886 (ref print) FPE 9296 (dupe neg) LC 1284b (paper pos) REPOSITORY Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA DIGITAL ID sawmp 1284
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