TR speaking to a group of suffragettes from the porch at Sagamore Hill  /
TR addresses a group of men and women at the opening of the second New York State suffrage campaign on Sept. 8, 1917 at Sagamore Hill. Film includes a side view of TR and a frontal view shot from the rear of the crowd. A woman and a man appear on the porch behind TR; immediately in front of the porch, a man who may be a reporter, takes notes.
On Roosevelt Memorial Association (RMA) inventory list, date in title is 1916.
Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt.
Duration: 0:28 at 16 fps.
Photographed September 8, 1917 in Oyster Bay, New York.
May have originally been part of a newsreel.
Roosevelt Memorial Association inventory number RMA 315-03-12.
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
Sources used: Harper, Ida H., ed. History of woman suffrage, v. 6, 1969; The Brooklyn daily eagle, September 9, 1917, p. 1, 4; The New York times, September 9, 1917, pt. 5, p. 1; The Theodore Roosevelt Association...catalog, p. 148.
Collection transferred to LC from National Park Service in 1967. Previous owner: Roosevelt Memorial Association; International Newsreel.
The Theodore Roosevelt Association film collection : a catalog / prepared by Wendy White-Henson and Veronica M. Gillespie. Library of Congress, 1986.