Film, Video President Wilson arrives in New York to lead fourth Liberty Loan parade [1918]

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Title
President Wilson arrives in New York to lead fourth Liberty Loan parade [1918]
Summary
Views of fourth Liberty Loan ceremonies in New York City and Washington, Sept. 1918. Inaugurating a national drive for the sale of liberty bonds, President Wilson, his wife Edith, and mother-in-law, Mrs. W. H. Bolling, arrive in New York on Sept. 27, 1918. At Pennsylvania Railroad Station they are greeted by crowds and joined by the President's two daughters, Margaret Wilson and Eleanor McAdoo, as they enter a touring car en route to the Waldorf-Astoria. Views of flag-lined Fifth Avenue on the following day, with flags of the twenty-two Allied nations and banners supporting liberty bonds filling the Avenue. Emile Cartier, Belgian Minister to the United States, speaks at the dedication of the Altar of Liberty, an open-air structure in Madison Square designed by Thomas Hastings in support of the Liberty Loan effort; marching soldiers and band. On the south portico of the U.S. Treasury Building in Washington, D.C., Geraldine Farrar, member of the Metropolitan Opera Company, ceremonially sells bond to Secretary of the Treasury William Gibbs McAdoo as Leo S. Rowe, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, watches.
Contributor Names
International Film Service.
Roosevelt Memorial Association, former owner.
Pathé Exchange, former owner.
Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
[United States : Pathé Exchange? 1918].
Subject Headings
-  Wilson, Woodrow,--1856-1924
-  Liberty bonds--New York (State)--New York
-  Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt,--1872-1961
-  Wilson, Margaret Woodrow,--1886-1944
-  McAdoo, Eleanor Wilson,--1889-1967
-  McAdoo, W. G.--(William Gibbs),--1863-1941
-  Rowe, L. S.--(Leo Stanton),--1871-1946
-  Bolling, Sallie W.,--1843-1925
-  De Cartier de Marchienne, Émile,--1871-1946
-  Farrar, Geraldine,--1882-1967
Genre
Filmed parades
Newsreels
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  On Roosevelt Memorial Association (RMA) inventory list, date in title is 1917.
-  May have been part of a Hearst-Pathe News newsreel.
-  Appearing: Edith Wilson, Sallie White Bolling, Margaret Woodrow Wilson, Eleanor McAdoo, Emile Cartier, Geraldine Farrar, William Gibbs McAdoo, Leo S. Rowe.
-  Duration: (1:54) at 17 fps.
-  Photographed on September 27, 1918 in New York City and on September 29, 1918 in Washington, D.C.
-  Roosevelt Memorial Association inventory number RMA 307-07-06.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: LC Prints & Photographs Division portrait file; LC Prints & Photographs Division presidential file; The New York times mid-week pictorial. v. 8, no. 6, 1918, p. 2; Washington post, September 29, 1918, p. 3; The Theodore Roosevelt Association...catalog, p. 61.
-  Collection transferred to LC from National Park Service in 1967. Previous owners: Roosevelt Memorial Association; Pathe.
-  The Theodore Roosevelt Association film collection : a catalog / prepared by Wendy White-Henson and Veronica M. Gillespie. Library of Congress, 1986.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (52 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (52 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FAB 0740 (viewing print)
FRA 5786 (dupe neg pic)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recording Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.mbrsmi/trmp.4136
Library of Congress Control Number
mp76000040
Online Format
image
video
Description
Views of fourth Liberty Loan ceremonies in New York City and Washington, Sept. 1918. Inaugurating a national drive for the sale of liberty bonds, President Wilson, his wife Edith, and mother-in-law, Mrs. W. H. Bolling, arrive in New York on Sept. 27, 1918. At Pennsylvania Railroad Station they are greeted by crowds and joined by the President's two daughters, Margaret Wilson and Eleanor McAdoo, as they enter a touring car en route to the Waldorf-Astoria. Views of flag-lined Fifth Avenue on the following day, with flags of the twenty-two Allied nations and banners supporting liberty bonds filling the Avenue. Emile Cartier, Belgian Minister to the United States, speaks at the dedication of the Altar of Liberty, an open-air structure in Madison Square designed by Thomas Hastings in support of the Liberty Loan effort; marching soldiers and band. On the south portico of the U.S. Treasury Building in Washington, D.C., Geraldine Farrar, member of the Metropolitan Opera Company, ceremonially sells bond to Secretary of the Treasury William Gibbs McAdoo as Leo S. Rowe, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, watches.
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International Film Service, Former Owner Roosevelt Memorial Association, Former Owner Pathé Exchange, and Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. President Wilson arrives in New York to lead fourth Liberty Loan parade. [United States: Pathé Exchange?, 1918] Video. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/mp76000040/.

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International Film Service, Roosevelt Memorial Association, F. O., Pathé Exchange, F. O. & Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. (1918) President Wilson arrives in New York to lead fourth Liberty Loan parade. [United States: Pathé Exchange?] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/mp76000040/.

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International Film Service, et al. President Wilson arrives in New York to lead fourth Liberty Loan parade. [United States: Pathé Exchange?, 1918] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mp76000040/>.