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Roosevelt's Rough Riders embarking for Santiago

SUMMARY Soldiers in Spanish-American War uniforms moving boxes towards a steamship on the dock. NOTES Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22June1898; 38238. 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. According to Edison film historian C. Musser, the Rough Riders embarked on either the "Yucatan" or the "Leona." (Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, p. 444) MAVIS 48456; Roosevelt's Rough Riders embarking for Santiago. 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 United States.--Army.--Volunteer Cavalry, 1st. Spanish-American War, 1898--Transportation. Transports--Florida--Tampa. Soldiers--Transportation--Florida--Tampa. United States.--Army--Transportation--Equipment and supplies. Ships--Florida--Tampa. Harbors--Florida--Tampa. 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 2891 (ref print) FPE 9295 (dupe neg) LC 964b (paper pos) DIGITAL ID sawmp 0964
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