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[Detail] Wreck of the U.S.S. Maine, June 7th, 1911


Collection Overview

The Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures contains "actualities" filmed in the United States, Cuba, and the Phillippines. The films show troops, ships, notable figures, and parades, as well as reenactments of battles and other war-time events

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  • Development of the Industrial United States, 1876-1915
  • Emergence of Modern America, 1890-1930

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