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  • Interview with Mersadis Maffin, Naples, Italy, November 15, 2001

    • Contributor: Maffin, Mersadis - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-15
  • Sonia Manzano: 2012 National Book Festival

    Sonia Manzano appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Manzano, Sonia
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Jarrett J. Krosoczka: 2011 National Book Festival

    Author and illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Krosoczka, Jarrett J.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • The Lost Tycoon: Rediscovering George Kleine, Reframing Early American Cinema

    Kluge Fellow Joel Frykholm examines early Hollywood through the life of one of its first captains, George Kleine--why he drifted into historiographical oblivion and why his case is ripe for discovery.

    • Contributor: Frykholm, Joel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-02-14
  • Launch of Japanese man-of-war "Chitosa" [i.e., "Chitose"] /

    This film shows the launching of the Imperial Japanese Navy cruiser Chitose at the Union Iron Works shipyard, San Francisco, on Saturday, January 22, 1898. The camera view is east, across a small inlet of Central Basin, to slipway #1. Four additional slipways lay beyond to the west. The inlet and slipway remain today, now covered with chunks of abandoned piers, adjacent to the ...

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Patrick O'Connell

    • Contributor: O'Connell, Patrick
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Patrick Ness: 2013 National Book Festival

    Patrick Ness appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Ness, Patrick
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • Delivering mail from sub-station /

    The subjects seen by the camera are a portion of a large building with columns in front that indicates it is a government building and three small shuttle streetcars across the street from the camera position. As the film progresses, the shuttle cars leave. Twice during the film a larger streetcar passes in front of the camera position.

    • Contributor: Weed, A. E. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Witter Bynner Fellows Poetry Reading 2012

    Philip Levine, the 18th Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry introduced L.S. Asekoff and Sheila Black as this year's winners of the Witter Bynner Fellowship from the Library of Congress. Both read their poems.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-04-05
  • Formación RDA para participantes de NACO 2d. MARC 21: Campos para personas

    The Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) Secretariat presents 26 webcasts as a portion of an online course created and intended for Spanish-speaking independent AACR2 Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO) participants who are making the transition to RDA: Resource Description & Access for authority work. The course consists of filmed lectures, hands-on guided sessions, online exercises, and follow-up Q&A webinars, with a brief review period ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-10-16
  • Ag'ya, Martinique Fieldwork, 1936

    motion picture | Duration: 0:52:21 | Filmed in Martinique by Katherine Dunham in1936 on 16mm, this clip features the combat dance ag'ya. The film is a compilation of travel and dance footage in Martinique and Jamaica. The footage of Martinique features scenes of the capital of Fort de France as well as the towns of Saint Pierre and Vauclin. The dance footage includes extensive ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Roxana Robinson: 2013 National Book Festival

    Roxana Robinson appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Robinson, Roxana
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Human Rights Day 2010: Cultural Property Rights of Indigenous People

    In recognition of Human Rights Day 2010, the Law Library of Congress hosted a panel discussion on "Cultural Property Rights of Indigenous People."

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-12-10
  • Mars Update: James Garvin

    What have scientists learned so far about Mars? Does life exist there? Will human beings someday colonize the Red Planet? NASA scientist James B. Garvin speaks about recent research and plans for Mars exploration.

    • Contributor: Garvin, James
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-03-17
  • Katherine Dunham on breathing in Dunham Technique

    In this series of clips recorded in September 2002, Katherine Dunham speaks about her influence on American dance; dance anthropology; her anthropological films; Shango; L'Ag'Ya; the Mazouk from L'Ag'Ya; the need for a Dunham Technique; breathing in Dunham Technique; the circle of energy; the concept of the "pole through the body" in Dunham Technique; the hand in Dunham Technique; the position of the arm ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Les Bon Hommes Du Nord: French-Canadian Fiddle Music & Songs from New Hampshire

    Patrick Ross and Jean Theroux present a program of fiddle tunes and songs drawn from their French-Canadian heritage. They will be joined by Dalton Binette and Bow Thayer. All four musicians hail from the northernmost area of New Hampshire, adjacent to the Canadian border, across which people and cultural influences have flowed steadily over the last hundred years or more. The fiddle, accordion, and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2012-08-08
  • [Buster's dog to the rescue] /

    "Shows a kitchen and Bridget busy making crullers. Buster enters and begs Bridget to give him one. Bridget refuses and places all the crullers in a basket on the top pantry shelf. She warns Buster not to touch them, and leaves the room. Buster secures a stepladder and proceeds to climb to the top. As he is about to secure the coveted prize his ...

    • Contributor: Porter, Edwin S. - Outcault, Richard Felton - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Kathleen Ernst: 2012 National Book Festival

    Kathleen Ernst appears on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Ernst, Kathleen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Solitary hotel

    videorecording | From Favorites from the Song of America Tour with Thomas Hampson, baritone, and Wolfram Rieger, piano. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Washington, DC, October 28, 2010. (Source). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc., (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Barber, Samuel - Joyce, James - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Two Brothers and a Dream

    • Contributor: Bruno, Leonard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Everyday Saints & Other Stories

    Archimandrite Tikhon discusses his book "Everyday Saints and Other Stories," followed by a musical performance by the renowned choir of the Sretensky Monastery.

    • Contributor: Tikhon, Archimandrite
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-10-05
  • Cutting and Windrowing Hay with a Swather

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Purser, Margaret Sermons - Muceus, Annebet
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1982-07-08
  • 273 Words to a New America

    • Contributor: Sellers, John R.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Holocaust Cantata: Songs from the Camps

    videorecording | videorecording ; 71 min | The Master Chorale of Washington, in partnership with the Library of Congress Veterans History Project, presented the "Holocaust Cantata: Songs from the Camps," a work based on the songs and letters written by Nazi concentration camp prisoners. The cantata, composed and conducted by Donald McCullough, stands as a tribute to the victims and survivors of the Holocaust. ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - McCullough, Donald
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Orphan Works 2: Defining a Good-Faith "Reasonably Diligent Search" Standard

    In its 2006 Report, the Copyright Office recommended that Congress amend the Copyright Act to limit the remedies available against good faith users of orphan works after the user performed a generally "reasonably diligent search" to locate the owner of that work. The 2008 bills set forth certain baseline requirements such as searching the Office's online records, and would have required users to consult ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-03-10