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TR at Forest Hills, New York, 1917 2

Reel Number: 220997-02

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1917

Country: USA

Location: Forest Hills,New York

TC Begins: 10:04:58

TC Ends: 10:10:38

Duration: 00:05:40

TR at Forest Hills, New York, 1917 2 Theodore Roosevelt walks with Rifle Club members in uniform. Talks with individuals & one officer - perhaps Col. J. A. Delafield. 10:05:27 Introduced by Bishop of Long Island, Frederick Burgess and applauded on stand on steps of Forest Hills Gardens Railroad Station before speaking. Man on stand leads three cheers for TR. Sea of straw hats from above. TR speaking from notes. Pan over faces of listeners, men and women, most in hats. MS from side TR speaking, gesturing to speech. 10:08:46 TR standing with officers & reviewing troops; crowd w/ many women in BG. Marching with officers past colour guard. Standing reviewing marching band and soldiers. Speech was in support of vigorous American war involvement and attacking conscientious objectors. 1910s.

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