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  • Can you imagine that?

    Can you imagine that?

    videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 3 min., 59 sec. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress July 2-3, 2012. 16:9 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Brewer, Christine - Rutenberg, Craig - Merrill, Bob
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
  • The  Teddy bears' picnic [illustrated]

    The Teddy bears' picnic [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from Victor 16001-A as found on the Library of Congress Jukebox. (General). Illustrations: Label of recording (http://www.loc.gov/jukebox/recordings/detail/id/1509) -- Decorations for ...

    • Contributor: Victor Records - Bratton, John W. (John Walter) - Pryor, Arthur
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1908
  • John Elliott Churchville oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2011-07-15.

    John Elliott Churchville oral history interview conducted by ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Churchville, John Elliott
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-07-15

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  • Anthony Benezet, Father of Atlantic Abolitionism

    Anthony Benezet, Father of Atlantic Abolitionism

    Anthony Benezet is recognized as the founder of the antislavery movement in America in the mid-1700s. Benezet believed the British ban on slavery should have been extended to the colonies, and worked ...

    • Contributor: Jackson, Maurice
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-02-26
  • Nigerian Writer A. Igoni Barrett

    Nigerian Writer A. Igoni Barrett

    Nigerian writer A. Igoni Barrett reads from his work and discusses the state of contemporary African literature.

    • Contributor: Barrett, A. Igoni
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-05-08
  • Formación RDA para participantes de NACO 1b. Antecedentes: FRBR/FRAD

    Formación RDA para participantes de NACO 1b. Antecedente...

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-10-16
  • Herblock: The Life and Work of the Great Political Cartoonist

    Herblock: The Life and Work of the Great Political Cartoonist

    Marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of political cartoonist Herbert Block, authors Haynes Johnson and Harry L. Katz discuss their book "HERBLOCK: The Life and Works of the Great Political Cartoonist," ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-15
  • Mid-Nineteenth-Century Dance: Schottisch (schotisch; schottische)

    Mid-Nineteenth-Century Dance: Schottisch (schotisch; schottis...

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:39 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird, dancers; Susan Manus, violin. Music: "Rainbow Schottisch" in The social orchestra by Stephen ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Ibo

    Ibo

    Katherine Dunham describes a traditional Haitian Ibo dance. (Content). A Visit with Katherine Dunham, a film by D.A. Pennebaker, Chris Hegedus, Patricia Kerr Ross with David Dawkins © Pennebaker Associates, Inc. Filmed ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Valerie Martinez: 2009 National Book Festival

    Valerie Martinez: 2009 National Book Festival

    Poet Valerie Martinez appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Martinez, Valerie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • The Great Tradition of Ancient South Asia: From Sanskrit Literature to the Archaeology of the Harappan/Indus Civilization

    The Great Tradition of Ancient South Asia: From Sanskrit Lite...

    This lecture focuses on the puzzles of the earliest South Asian civilization -- the Harappan/Indus Civilization of the 3rd millennium BC -- from the point of view of ancient Indian thought. The ...

    • Contributor: Eltsov, Peter
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-07-09
  • Sovereignty & Legitimacy: On the Changing Face of Law, Questions & Speculations

    Sovereignty & Legitimacy: On the Changing Face of Law, Questi...

    Joseph Raz delivered the second Frederic R. and Molly S. Kellogg Biennial Lecture in Jurisprudence on the subject of "Sovereignty & Legitimacy: On the Changing Face of Law, Questions and Speculations."

    • Contributor: Raz, Joseph
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-10-05
  • Susan Power

    Susan Power

    • Contributor: Power, Susan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • Dunham Technique:  Second position plié with parallel stretch in fourth position

    Dunham Technique: Second position plié with parallel stretch...

    In 2002, with funds from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Library of Congress undertook the documentation of Katherine Dunham's dance technique. Included in this website are clips on breathing; contractions; fall ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Norton Juster & Jules Feiffer: 2010 National Book Festival

    Norton Juster & Jules Feiffer: 2010 National Book Festival

    National best selling authors Norton Juster and Jules Feiffer appear at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • Poet Laureate Kay Ryan's Farewell Reading

    Poet Laureate Kay Ryan's Farewell Reading

    Poet Laureate Kay Ryan concludes her second and final term as Poet Laureate at the Library of Congress with a reading from her newest volume of poetry "The Best of It: New ...

    • Contributor: Ryan, Kay
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-05-20
  • The Approach of the Halakah and Sharia' to Contemporary Legal Issues

    The Approach of the Halakah and Sharia' to Contemporary Legal...

    Judaic and Islamic legal systems (based on Halakah and Sharia', respectively) have endured for centuries despite the rapid changes and challenges of the modern world --from exploration of outer space to human ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-06-17
  • Higher Education in an Age of Specialized Knowledge

    Higher Education in an Age of Specialized Knowledge

    Historian Jaroslav Pelikan was honored in a special lecture presented by the president of the Carnegie Corporation.

    • Contributor: Gregorian, Vartan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-09-09
  • The Impact of the Cold War on US-Cuban Economic Relations, 1946-1952

    The Impact of the Cold War on US-Cuban Economic Relations, 19...

    Historiography on U.S.-Cuban relations has tended to cast an aura of inevitability on Fidel Castro-s Revolution--as well as on Cuba's clash with the United States after 1959. Indeed, much of the historiography ...

    • Contributor: Pettina, Vanni
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-05-17
  • [ Excerpt from "The Danny Kaye Show with Lucile Ball," November 11, 1962]

    [ Excerpt from "The Danny Kaye Show with Lucile Ball," Novemb...

    videorecording | Danny Kaye and Lucille Ball play the roles of a young couple visiting restaurants of different ethnicities: Japanese, French, and Tahitian. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Hilltop outtake: Begins with two young ladies and pans down line.

    Hilltop outtake: Begins with two young ladies and pans down l...

    Art Director: Harvey Gabor Art Designer: Phil Messina Production Company: Roma Films Cameraman: Giuseppe Retumo Hilltop Outtakes Reel No. 3. E.C. Cok - 1709. Coke ôBuy the Worldö Original Color Dailies. For ...

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1971-00-00
  • The Longevity of Human Civilization (4 of 4)

    The Longevity of Human Civilization (4 of 4)

    Will the longevity of human civilization on Earth be imperiled, or enhanced, by our world-changing technologies? Scientists, humanists, journalists and science-fiction authors convened to answer this question in a daylong symposium. The ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-12
  • Richard Thompson: 2011 National Book Festival

    Richard Thompson: 2011 National Book Festival

    Cartoonist Richard Thompson appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Thompson, Richard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • History of Educa Vision

    History of Educa Vision

    Leaders of the pioneering educational publishing company "Educa Vision" recorded an oral history of their enterprise. Speakers were founder and publisher Fequiere Vilsaint, author and vice-president Maude Heurtelou and Carol Hollander, editor ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-06-13
  • Barbara Damrosch

    Barbara Damrosch

    • Contributor: Damrosch, Barbara
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • James Patterson: 2009 National Book Festival

    James Patterson: 2009 National Book Festival

    Young adult author James Patterson appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Patterson, James
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Poetry Out Loud: 2012 National Book Festival

    Poetry Out Loud: 2012 National Book Festival

    The Poetry Out Loud program pays a visit to the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Out Loud, Poetry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Ruze Dalmatinke Traditional Croatian Singing from Washington State

    Ruze Dalmatinke Traditional Croatian Singing from Washington ...

    Ruze Dalmatinke of Seattle, Washington presents traditional Croatian songs. Founded by sisters Binki Franulovic Spahi and Alma Franulovic Plancich who immigrated to the U.S. with their family after World War II, the ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-07-18
  • Siddhartha Mukherjee: 2011 National Book Festival

    Siddhartha Mukherjee: 2011 National Book Festival

    Medical author Siddhartha Mukherjee appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Mukherjee, Siddhartha
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • From Every End of This Earth: 13 Families and the New Lives They Made in America

    From Every End of This Earth: 13 Families and the New Lives T...

    New York Times best-selling author Steven V. Roberts follows the stories of 13 families in his poignant, eye-opening look at immigration in "From Every End of This Earth: 13 Families and the ...

    • Contributor: Roberts, Steven
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-11-16
  • Chamber Music Concert: Daniel Hope & Jeffrey Kahane

    Chamber Music Concert: Daniel Hope & Jeffrey Kahane

    With longtime chamber music partner Jeffrey Kahane, Daniel Hope returns to the Library to open the concert season in a program of Ravel, Brahms, Muhly and Mendelssohn.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-10-12
  • Reverb

    Reverb

    Gospel/inspirational harmony group Reverb performs as part of the Library's celebration of African American History Month. The concert was also part of the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Reverb Ensemble
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2007-02-07
  • Poetry Reading by Li-Young Lee and David Kirby

    Poetry Reading by Li-Young Lee and David Kirby

    The Library of Congress literary season continued with poetry readings by Li-Young Lee and David Kirby sponsored by the Poetry and Literature Center.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-02-07
  • Poets C.D. Wright & David Wagoner

    Poets C.D. Wright & David Wagoner

    Two distinguished poets, C.D. Wright and David Wagoner, will read from their work in an evening presentation at the Library of Congress.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-03-23
  • Daniel Schorr: 2008 National Book Festival

    Daniel Schorr: 2008 National Book Festival

    News analyst Daniel Schorr appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Schorr, Daniel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Fête des fleurs, I /

    Fête des fleurs, I /

    English language translation title, Flower festival, is supplied for the France in America project. DLC Presents views of a parade in Saigon with flower-covered carriages and floats. Catalogue Lumière no. 1272. On ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Lessons Learned from the Great East Japan Earthquake & New Tactics for the STI Ecosystem

    Lessons Learned from the Great East Japan Earthquake & New Ta...

    In this lecture, Tateo Arimoto discusses the new science technology and innovation policy of the Japanese government.

    • Contributor: Arimoto, Tateo
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-01-08
  • A Digital Library of British Printed Images to 1700

    A Digital Library of British Printed Images to 1700

    Michael Hunter discusses a collaborative project with the Centre for Computing in the Humanities at King's College London to produce a digital library of British printed images to 1700. The project, to ...

    • Contributor: Hunter, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-03-27
  • Kimberly Dozier: 2008 National Book Festival

    Kimberly Dozier: 2008 National Book Festival

    Reporter Kimberly Dozier speaks at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Dozier, Kimberly
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • No Guts, No Glory: Information Professionals March Into the 22nd Century

    No Guts, No Glory: Information Professionals March Into the 2...

    Quint's lecture addresses the changing roles of information professionals in the 3rd millennium.

    • Contributor: Quint, Barbara
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-12-04
  • A Book That Shaped Me Contest: 2013 National Book Festival

    A Book That Shaped Me Contest: 2013 National Book Festival

    "A Book That Shaped Me" is a summer writing contest that encourages rising fifth and sixth graders to reflect on a book that has had a personal impact on their lives. The ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Timothy Murphy

    Timothy Murphy

    • Contributor: Murphy, Timothy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • White Horse Rapids /

    White Horse Rapids /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 4Apr1900; D7246. Camera, Robert K. Bonine. Duration: 0:40 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: This picture was taken at the historical point signified by the above title, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • The Book Lincoln and Obama Have In Common

    The Book Lincoln and Obama Have In Common

    • Contributor: Evans, Clark
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Douglas Brinkley: 2009 National Book Festival

    Douglas Brinkley: 2009 National Book Festival

    Professor and author Douglas Brinkley appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Brinkley, Douglas
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Take Me Out to the Ball Game

    Take Me Out to the Ball Game

    videorecording | videorecording ; 3 min | Forms part of the Baseball Americana Symposium (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Taylor, David - Alstrom, Ed
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Oral History with Harmonia Band

    Oral History with Harmonia Band

    Members of "Harmonia" discuss the band's origins and the traditional folk music of Eastern Europe.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-07-11
  • Babies rolling eggs /

    Babies rolling eggs /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 07Apr02; H16124. Duration: 1:09 at 16 fps. Some small children in winter clothing face the camera in a semicircle. They throw what appear to be eggs down ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Jung & Aging: Bringing to Life the Possibilities & Potentials for Vital Aging (2)

    Jung & Aging: Bringing to Life the Possibilities & Potentials...

    An exploration of the work of the Swiss psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961) and its meaning to an aging population. "Jung and Aging" is moderated by Aryeh Maidenbaum, a Jungian analyst and ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-03-28
  • William Schuman's Puzzling Seventh Symphony

    William Schuman's Puzzling Seventh Symphony

    videorecording | videorecording ; 61 min | The Music Division of the Library of Congress and the American Musicological Society, in joint partnership, presented another in a series of lectures highlighting musicological ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Swayne, Steven
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Poetry Out Loud: 2013 National Book Festival

    Poetry Out Loud: 2013 National Book Festival

    The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation, with the state arts agencies of the United States, are the creators of Poetry Out Loud, a program that encourages high school ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • Barrelhouse

    Barrelhouse

    This clip was originally recorded on 16mm in 1941. The remaining sections of Dunham works on this film were captured between 1943 and 1944 and include Tropics (6 minutes), with Miss Dunham ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Trilogy of terror

    Trilogy of terror

    Special features: Commentary with Karen black and writer William F. Nolan; "Richard Matheson: Terror scribe" featurette; "Three colors black" featurette. A made-for-television anthology of three short horror films based on stories by ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Ree Drummond: 2010 National Book Festival

    Ree Drummond: 2010 National Book Festival

    Chef Ree Drummond appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Drummond , Ree
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • Branding Calves (ca. 1965)

    Branding Calves (ca. 1965)

    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1945-00-00
  • Panorama of Eiffel Tower /

    Panorama of Eiffel Tower /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1900; D16385. Duration: 1:34 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Showing the entire height of this wonderful structure from the base of the dome and return, with ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • European rest cure /

    European rest cure /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 1Sept1904; H49807. Duration: 3:53 (part 1), 4:33 (part 2), 3:30 (part 3), 3:15 (part 4), and 2:36 (part 5) at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: On the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Linda Sue Park and Margaret Peterson Haddix: 2010 National Book Festival

    Linda Sue Park and Margaret Peterson Haddix: 2010 National Bo...

    National best selling authors Linda Sue Park and Margaret Peterson Haddix present at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • Baroque Dance: Courante from "La Bourgogne" (1st couplet; man's part only)

    Baroque Dance: Courante from "La Bourgogne" (1st couplet; man...

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:44 | Choreography by Raoul-Auger Feuillet; reconstructed by Thomas Baird. Performed by Thomas Baird, dancer; Susan Manus, violin. Music: unknown, provided in source. See: p. 43-44 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Jennifer L. Holm: Book Fest 07

    Jennifer L. Holm: Book Fest 07

    Jennifer L. Holm in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Holm, Jennifer L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Preconcert Talk: David Nelson & Chaya Czernowin

    Preconcert Talk: David Nelson & Chaya Czernowin

    Composer Chaya Czernowin and Orchestra 2001 percussionist David Nelson discuss an evening concert of works by George Crumb and a Library of Congress Dina Koston and Roger Shapiro Fund for New Music ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-05-03
  • Hip Hop Harry (Sat.): 2011 National Book Festival

    Hip Hop Harry (Sat.): 2011 National Book Festival

    Hip Hop Harry performs at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Harry, Hip Hop
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • The future of food / Catalog Record

    The future of food /

    DVD; widescreen presentation (1.78:1). Narrator: Sara Maamouri. Cinematography by John Chater ; edited by Vivien Hillgrove ; music composed by Todd Boekelheide ; associate producers, Molly Jones, Sara Maamouri, Sara Needham. Originally ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Simeon Wright oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Chicago, Illinois, 2011-05-23.

    Simeon Wright oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosn...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Wright, Simeon
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-05-23

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  • Cultural Stewardship in Asian Pacific American Communities

    Cultural Stewardship in Asian Pacific American Communities

    Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebration comes to a close with a keynote address titled "Cultural Stewardship in Asian Pacific American Communities" by Franklin Odo, founding director of the Smithsonian Institution's Asian ...

    • Contributor: Odo, Dr. Franklin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-05-26
  • Louise Gluck Reads Her Poetry

    Louise Gluck Reads Her Poetry

    Louise Gluck explains that she is a lyric poet who loves editing. After discussing writer's block and her early work, she reads in Part I from First Born (1983), The House on ...

    • Contributor: Gluck, Louise
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1988-01-29
  • Leigh & Leslie Keno

    Leigh & Leslie Keno

    Leigh and Leslie Keno speak at the 2004 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Keno, Leigh and Leslie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Afghan Women's Stories: the Problematics of Cover

    Afghan Women's Stories: the Problematics of Cover

    Afghan women in burkas have become iconic representations of women's oppression in western media, but this representation is contested in various ways by Afghan women and men. The most common observation by ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Margaret
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2007-09-19
  • An animated luncheon /

    An animated luncheon /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 28Feb1900; D4731. Duration: 1:06 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: The scene takes place in a fashionable cafe. A well dressed couple enter and after a careful ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • The  Musical Worlds of Victor Herbert

    The Musical Worlds of Victor Herbert

    motion picture | 1 videorecording ; 98 min. | Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, Washington, DC (Venue). December 3, 2012 (Date). Rebecca Luker, Korliss Uecker, Aaron Lazar, Ron Raines, vocalists. Jerry Grossman, ...

    • Contributor: Schissel, Loras J. - Herbert, Victor - Luker, Rebecca - Uecker, Korliss - Lazar, Aaron - Raines, Ron - Grossman, Jerry - Hicks, William
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-12-03
  • Late Nineteenth-Century Dance: The Carlton

    Late Nineteenth-Century Dance: The Carlton

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:29 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird, dancers; Boris Gurevich, piano. Music: "Spring Morning Polka," by A.P. Wyman in The ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Renaissance Dance: Sample steps from the Italian repertory: seguito ordinario; fioretto ordinario; seguito spezatto; saffice

    Renaissance Dance: Sample steps from the Italian repertory: s...

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:30 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford, dancer; Susan Manus, violin. Music: "Amor Constante" from Nobiltà di dame. See: seguito ordinario, p. 26, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • loc.gov: An Interactive Evaluation

    loc.gov: An Interactive Evaluation

    Usability guru Steve Krug and information architecture expert Lou Rosenfeld bring their expertise to bear as they perform a live review of the Library of Congress Web site.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-05-05
  • The little train robbery /

    The little train robbery /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 1Sept1905; H65086. Camera, Edwin S. Porter. Duration: 4:49 (part 1), 4:22 (part 2), and 2:36 (part 3) at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: The opening scene shows ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1905
  • Sorting the Herd

    Sorting the Herd

    • Contributor: Smock, William - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1979-10-10
  • Charles Darwin, Geologist

    Charles Darwin, Geologist

    The Science, Technology and Business Division of the Library of Congress celebrated the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth with a lecture by Sandra Herbert, one of the world's leading authorities on ...

    • Contributor: Hebert, Sandra
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-02-18
  • Salt in Your Sock and Other Tried-and-True Home Remedies

    Salt in Your Sock and Other Tried-and-True Home Remedies

    Dr. Lillian Beard, a practicing pediatrician in Silver Spring, Md., discussed her book "Salt in Your Sock and Other Tried-and-True Home Remedies." The event was sponsored by the Library's Science, Technology and ...

    • Contributor: Beard, Dr. Lillian
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-06-07
  • Mesmerist and country couple /

    Mesmerist and country couple /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 17June1899; 40080. J. Stuart Blackton (Professor). Camera, Albert E. Smith. Duration: 1:44 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Mr. and Mrs. Hayseed have heard of this wonderful ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • La Tumba Francesa in Cuba

    La Tumba Francesa in Cuba

    Musician Mirta Gomez discussed the French "Tumba," a traditional music and dance style that emerged in the 18th century in Cuba.

    • Contributor: Gomez, Mirta
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-01-08
  • Nazarbayev and the Making of Kazakhstan

    Nazarbayev and the Making of Kazakhstan

    Author Jonathan Aitken discusses his book "Nazarbayev and the Making of Kazakhstan: From Communism to Capitalism," which focuses on the activities of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev in the first 20 years of ...

    • Contributor: Aitken, Jonathan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-04-14
  • Law Day 2007: Perspectives on Childhood and the Law

    Law Day 2007: Perspectives on Childhood and the Law

    The Law Library of Congress and the American Bar Association Division for Public Education commemorated Law Day with a panel discussion on "Perspectives on Childhood and the Law." Law Librarian of Congress ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-05-01
  • Mars Update: James Garvin

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Garvin, James
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-03-17
  • At the river [illustrated]

    At the river [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from Bridge BCD 9046, Track 2 (General). Photos taken from Library of Congress online collections (General). Photos used: Epiphany ceremony. ...

    • Contributor: Bridge Records - Copland, Aaron - De Gaetani, Jan - Smit, Leo
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1993
  • Sharon Draper: 2008 National Book Festival

    Sharon Draper: 2008 National Book Festival

    Author and educator Sharon Draper appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Draper, Sharon
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Steven V. Roberts: 2010 National Book Festival

    Steven V. Roberts: 2010 National Book Festival

    Cokie Roberts interviews author Steven V. Roberts at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Roberts , Steven V.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • A glimpse of the San Diego exposition /

    A glimpse of the San Diego exposition /

    Copyright: Keystone; 18Feb15; MP293. Duration: 3:57 (part 1), 3:22 (part 2) at 16 fps. The film begins from a single-camera position high above the Exposition grounds. The camera begins to pan from ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915
  • A Legend is Born

    A Legend is Born

    • Contributor: Duke, Sarah W.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Ag'Ya Fight from "L'Ag'Ya"

    Ag'Ya Fight from "L'Ag'Ya"

    This clip was filmed on 16mm at the Studebaker Theater, Chicago by Ann Barzel in 1947.The film is a compilation of excepts from Tropical Revue and includes sections of Tropics; Son; Nañig; ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Ayana Mathis: 2013 National Book Festival

    Ayana Mathis: 2013 National Book Festival

    Ayana Mathis appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Mathis, Ayana
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • The Kislak Pirates Symposium: Panel II, part 1

    The Kislak Pirates Symposium: Panel II, part 1

    Within some 50 years of its discovery, the Americas became a great and growing source of wealth for the Spanish crown. Silks, spices, precious metals and gems flowed across the Pacific to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-12-08
  • Shedding Light on Dark Matter

    Shedding Light on Dark Matter

    Richard Mushotzky, an astronomy professor at the University of Maryland, presents "Shedding Light on Dark Matter". The illustrated lecture, the third in a series of programs in 2010, is presented through a ...

    • Contributor: Mushotzky, Richard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-04-21
  • Interview with the Ambassadors: Privileges of Being an Ambassador

    Interview with the Ambassadors: Privileges of Being an Ambass...

    Following the Jan. 5, 2010, ceremony announcing the appointment of Katherine Paterson as the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature for 2010-2011, Jon Scieszka, National Ambassador for 2008-2009, interviewed his successor. They ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-01-05
  • Haven to Home: An American Journey

    Haven to Home: An American Journey

    This live performance tells the stories of Emma Lazarus, an immigrant's daughter who became known as Lady Liberty's poet, and Irving Berlin, an immigrant who became one of America's best loved composers. ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-12-06
  • Sure on this shining night

    Sure on this shining night

    videorecording | 1 video, 2 minutes, 27 seconds | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, October 2009. (General). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com (Copyright Notice). This item ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hampson, Thomas - Barber, Samuel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Poetry Readings: Cole, Rector, Harris

    Poetry Readings: Cole, Rector, Harris

    The Library of Congress 2006 Literary season continues with poetry readings from poets Henri Cole, Liam Rector and Judith Harris. Carolyn Brown, director of the Scholarly Programs Office opened the reading. Patricia ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-12-07
  • Spider and Jeanne Robinson: 2006 National Book Festival

    Spider and Jeanne Robinson: 2006 National Book Festival

    Spider Robinson speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Miro´ Quartet with Ricardo Morales

    Miro ́ Quartet with Ricardo Morales

    motion picture | 1 videorecording ; 92 min. | Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, Washington, DC (Venue). December 18, 2012 (Date). String Quartet in G major, D. 887 / Schubert -- Clarinet ...

    • Contributor: Schubert, Franz - Brahms, Johannes - Miro ́ String Quartet - Morales, Ricardo (Clarinetist)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-12-18
  • Islamic Science and the Making of Renaissance Europe

    Islamic Science and the Making of Renaissance Europe

    George Saliba, senior distinguished visiting scholar in the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, presented a talk on "Islamic Science and The Making of Renaissance Europe." Saliba's illustrated talk ...

    • Contributor: Saliba, George
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-04-27
  • Harold Varmus: 2010 National Book Festival

    Harold Varmus: 2010 National Book Festival

    Nobel Prize winning scientist Harold Varmus appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Varmus , Harold
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • In the Footsteps of Marco Polo: An International Symposium on Italy-China Cultural Exchange in the 13th-17th Centuries

    In the Footsteps of Marco Polo: An International Symposium on...

    The Asian Division of the Library of Congress and the Embassy of Italy/Italian Cultural Institute, Washington DC presented a symposium titled "In the Footsteps of Marco Polo." Marco Polo is supposed to ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-03-23
  • Confucianism as a World Cultural Heritage

    Confucianism as a World Cultural Heritage

    Rep. Al Green, Hsu Cho-Yun, Robert Scott, Jason Yuan, Kung Ling-He, Rep. Mike Honda, Paul Youshing Shao, Anna Chennault and Rep. Judy Chu speak at a symposium on Confucianism as a world ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-15
  • NASA's Desert RATS: Desert Research & Technology Studies

    NASA's Desert RATS: Desert Research & Technology Studies

    The Black Point Lava Flow in northern Arizona offers a research haven for NASA's Desert Research and Technology Studies (RATS) team of scientists and engineers, because this rough, dusty terrain, with its ...

    • Contributor: Bleacher, Jacob
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-02-14
  • A Slave in the White House

    A Slave in the White House

    Elizabeth Dowling Taylor has used correspondence, legal documents and journal entries rarely seen before to write "A Slave in the White House: Paul Jennings and the Madisons."

    • Contributor: Taylor, Elizabeth Dowling
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-02-07
  • Marce Lacouture with David Greely and Kristi Guillory: Cajun Music from Louisiana

    Marce Lacouture with David Greely and Kristi Guillory: Cajun ...

    Marce Lacouture, David Greely, and Kristi Guillory perform traditional Cajun music at the Library of Congress. This concert is part of the Homegrown Concert Series, presented by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Lacouture, Marce
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-06-23
  • Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt Jr. attends Women in War Work Congress in Paris [1918] /

    Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt Jr. attends Women in War Work Congres...

    Copyright: no reg. Roosevelt Memorial Association lists dates in title as 1917-1918. Mutual Film Corp. produced and released Screen telegram from Mar.-Nov., 1918. Appearing: Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. Duration: 0:34 at 20 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1918