Theodore Roosevelt’s Return to New York, 1910 1
LS pan many ships in NYC harbour and tug boats waiting for liner Kaiserin Augusta Victoria. Naval ships, smoke from gun salute and press boat. TR on cutter Androscoggin, going into dock.
10:47:24 Crowd on dock, photographers as carriages pass. Policemen with bucket hats. Photographers gather with all sizes and types of camera as TR walks by with Cornelius Vanderbilt, to Battery speaking platform decked in Stars and Stripes bunting. Walks up steps with NYC Mayor Gaynor. MLS TR speaks facing to left of shot with Gaynor on platform watching.
10:49:54 Tilt up then down Woolworth building. City Hall or Central Park with Red Cross tents visible and pan over to street w/ marching band and procession arriving, past flag draped reviewing stand. TR in carriage waves hat. Mounted units pass camera. Good views of 1910s NYC streets and architecture.