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Dewey, George 1837-1917

Overview
Works: 489 works in 876 publications in 1 language and 10,027 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Autobiographies  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Short films  Poetry  Personal narratives  Trials, litigation, etc  Actualities (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Author, Dedicatee
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President McKinley taking the oath( Visual )

3 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: PRESIDENT McKINLEY TAKING THE OATH OF OFFICE. This picture opens by showing the Diplomatic Corps, accompanied by Admiral Dewey and General Nelson A. Miles, coming down the carpeted stone steps of the Capitol and going to their seats in front of the stand where the President speaks. Next come the members of the President's Cabinet, and they are followed closely by President McKinley, preceded by Sergeant-at-Arms Ransdell of the Senate, bare headed and one armed, and also accompanied by the joint committee of Congress, composed of Senator Mark Hanna, of Ohio; Senator Spooner, of Wisconsin; Senator James K. Jones, of Arkansas; Representatives Cannon, of Illinois; Dalzell, of Pennsylvania, and McRae, of Arkansas. The President then steps promptly to the front of the stand amid the cheers of the immense crowd who stand with heads reverently uncovered, filling the entire foreground of our picture. As the tumult ceases, Chief Justice Melville W. Fuller, in the black silk robes of his high office, steps forward and holding in his outstretched hand a small Bible, administers the oath of office. The oath taken, the President presses his lips to the Bible and with manuscript in hand, immediately begins his speech. Again the valuable and exclusive privileges granted us by the United States Government allowed us to place our camera within fifteen feet of the President when he took the oath of office. We regret that we were unable to secure a longer film than listed above, but the rain began falling in torrents with almost the first words of the President's speech, which of course prohibited our taking a greater length of film, but notwithstanding the fact that it began sprinkling before the President took the oath of office, the fifty feet of film which we did secure is good
President McKinley and escort going to the Capitol( Visual )

3 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: PRESIDENT McKINLEY AND ESCORT GOING TO THE CAPITOL. This most excellent picture was secured at the junction of Pennsylvania Avenue and Fifteenth Street. The parade is headed by a platoon of mounted police; next comes the Grand Marshal, Major- General Francis V. Green, and staff, as follows: A. Noel Blakeman, Lieut. Col. John S. Johnson, Major-General N.E. Thompson, U.S.A., Brigadier-General U.S.W. Day, U.S.V., Lieut. Winfield S. Overton, U.S.A., all mounted on splendid horses. Next come the famous Troop A, of Cleveland, Ohio, who act as the personal escort of the President. They present a most striking appearance as they go down the incline on Fifteenth Street, Washington. Next comes President McKinley in his carriage drawn by four of his own horses, the pair of blacks in the lead and the favorite bays on the wheel. The President is seated in the right of the carriage with Senator Hanna on the left beside him, and facing them, with their backs to the driver, are seated Representatives Cannon and McRae. Owing to special permits granted us by the United States Government, we were able to have our camera within twenty feet of the President's carriage when it passed, and an absolutely perfect photograph was secured. The President's carriage is followed by Secretaries Hay and Gage. The third carriage contains Secretary Root, Attorney-General Griggs and the President's Private Secretary Cortelyou. The fourth carriage contains Secretaries Long, Wilson, Hitchcock and Postmaster-General Smith. The fifth carriage contains Lieutenant-General Miles and Admiral Dewey. We also present excellent pictures of the Admiral of the Navy and the General commanding the United States Army as they pass. This picture closes up by showing a detachment of Veterans of the Twenty-third Ohio Volunteers, followed closely by the West Point Cadets, who present a remarkable spectacle as they execute left wheel turning from Fifteenth Street into Pennsylvania Avenue
Report of the Philippine commission to the President January 31, 1900 [-December 20, 1900] by United States( Book )

in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiography of George Dewey : admiral of the navy by George Dewey( )

21 editions published between 1913 and 2016 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Dewey's autobiography is essential reading for any student of American naval history. The only man to ever hold the title Admiral of the Navy," Dewey was considered a hero for his victory at the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War; his accomplishments helped establish America as a naval power
The strenuous life; essays and addresses by Theodore Roosevelt( Book )

3 editions published between 1901 and 1970 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Politician, soldier, naturalist, and historian--a century after the peak of his multifaceted career, Theodore Roosevelt remains a towering symbol of American optimism and progress. This collection of speeches and commentaries from 1899 through 1901 embodies the Rough Rider's enduring ideals for attaining a robust political, social, and personal life"--Publisher description
Record of proceedings of a court of inquiry in the case of Rear-Admiral Winfield S. Schley, U.S. navy by Winfield Scott Schley( Book )

4 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inquiry into charges of cowardice at the battle of Santiago in 1898
Record of proceedings of a court of inquiry in the case of Rear-Admiral Winfield S. Schley, U.S. Navy : convened at the Navy-Yard, Washington, D.C., September 12, 1901 by Winfield Scott Schley( Book )

2 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks on the coasts of Lower California and Mexico by George Dewey( Book )

5 editions published in 1874 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Philippine Commission by United States( )

2 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiography of George Dewey by George Dewey( )

2 editions published between 1913 and 2009 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

BCR's Shelf2Life American Civil War Collection is a unique and exciting collection of pre-1923 titles focusing on the American Civil War and the people and events surrounding it. From memoirs and biographies of notable military figures to firsthand accounts of famous battles and in-depth discussions of slavery, this collection is a remarkable opportunity for scholars and historians to rediscover the experience and impact of the Civil War. The volumes contained in the collection were all written within 60 years of the end of the war, which means that most authors had living memory of it and were facing the effects of the war while writing. These firsthand accounts allow the modern reader to more fully understand the culture of both the Union and Confederacy, the politics that governed the escalation and end of the war, the personal experience of life during the Civil War, and the most difficult and polarizing question in the history of the United States: slavery. The American Civil War Collection allows new readers access to the contemporary arguments and accounts surrounding the war, and is a vital new tool in understanding this important and pivotal chapter in American history
[Order modifying composition of Navy General Board]( Book )

2 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reminiscences and thrilling stories of the war by returned heroes by James Rankin Young( Book )

2 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evaluation of the dynamic fracture characteristics of aggregate in PCC pavements by Stanley J Vitton( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiography by George Dewey( Book )

3 editions published between 1913 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Camp Dewey : march by A. Nelson Adams( )

1 edition published in 1898 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The admiral by Laurin Hall Healy( Book )

3 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Warriors seven : seven American commanders, seven wars, and the irony of battleThe strenuous life; essays and addresses
Alternative Names
George Dewey Amerikaans auteur

George Dewey ammiraglio statunitense

George Dewey US-amerikanischer Admiral

Джордж Дьюи американский адмирал

Дьюи, Джордж

ג'ורג' דווי

جورج دیوئی افسر و نویسنده آمریکایی

ジョージ・デューイ

乔治·杜威

Languages
English (283)