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  • William Saunders oral history interview conducted by Kieran Walsh Taylor in Charleston, South Carolina, 2011-06-09.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Saunders, William - Taylor, Kieran Walsh
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-06-09

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  • The 78 Project: Documenting Historic Sound in the Contemporary World

    Since August 2011, Alex Steyermark and Lavinia Jones Wright have been traveling across the United States, recording contemporary musicians on a 1930s Presto disc recorder, and filming their journey for an ongoing web series and a recently completed feature film. During this event they screened the film, "The 78 Project Movie," answered questions about the project and their experiences, and demonstrated their process as ...

    • Contributor: Wright, Lavinia Jones - Steyermark, Alex - Slaveya (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2014-09-05
  • William Lamar Strickland oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Amherst, Massachusetts, 2011-09-23.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Strickland, William
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-23

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  • Hidden Carols: A Christmas Singing Tradition in the English Pennines

    For well over two and a half centuries, the performance of distinctive carols has been a feature of the seasonal holiday of Christmas in villages in many parts of England, especially in the West Country and in the region of South Yorkshire and Derbyshire around Sheffield, on the eastern edge of the Pennine hills. In this talk Ian Russell explores the development of this ...

    • Contributor: Russell, Ian
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2014-01-07
  • Origins & Variety of Movable Structures in the Book Format

    Toy and moveable books have fascinated and entertained children and adults alike for centuries. This talk explores the origins and variety of movable structures in the book format. Focusing on the innovative books published by Dean and Son during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the "first golden age of pop-up books" is discussed as well as factors that allowed movable books to flourish. ...

    • Contributor: Denslow, Sarah
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-01-30
  • Literary Conversation with Admiral James G. Stavridis

    A moderated discussion with Admiral James G. Stavridis about how literature has impacted his career and what purpose it might have for members of the military.

    • Contributor: Stavridis, James G.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-02-20
  • The Life of a Poet: August Kleinzahler

    Ron Charles conducts an in-depth interview with poet August Kleinzahler.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-11-04
  • From Terra to Terabytes: Scientific Cartography & The Future of Cartography & Geodesign (Afternoon, Day 2)

    Day Two, afternoon sessions of the annual conference of the Philip Lee Phillips Map Society of the Library of Congress, established in 1995 as an association of collectors, geographers, historians and map enthusiasts, with a shared interest in supporting the programs and activities of the Library's Geography and Map Division. Speakers (including Jill Desimini, Laura Kurgan, John Hessler and Douglas Richardson) presented a sweeping ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-05-16
  • National Literary Society of the Deaf Becomes Center for the Book Reading Promotion Partner

    A program of public events at the Library marked the new partnership between the Center for the Book and the National Literary Society of the Deaf. The Center for the Book, NLSD, Friends of Libraries for Deaf Action and the Library of Congress Deaf Association sponsored the program. "The Center for the Book is extremely pleased to welcome the National Literary Society of the ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-03-13
  • Tim Tingle: 2014 National Book Festival

    Tim Tingle appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Tingle, Tim
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • A Light on Cuba: Through the Library of Congress Ediciones Vigía Collection

    Jeanne Drewes discussed Ediciones Vigía, a collective of book artists in Matanzas, Cuba.

    • Contributor: Drewes, Jeanne
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-03-03
  • Bibliographic Framework Initiative (BIBFRAME) Update 2014

    The Bibliographic Framework Initiative (BIBFRAME) is a major community challenge to provide an alternative to the deeply embedded MARC formats that will be more compatible with the Internet and linked data environment, and that offers new opportunities to leverage information. This update at the Midwinter Meeting of the American Library Association in Philadelphia, Pa., on January 26, 2014, shares information on current developments as ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-01-26
  • Bob Milne at the Library of Congress an oral history with David Sager

    videorecording | 1 digital video file (1 hr., 9 min., 15 sec.) : sd., col. | Interviewer: David Sager; piano: Bob Milne. (Cast). Courtesy of Bob Milne. (Permission). Bob Milne, ragtime pianist, discusses and demonstrates ragtime music performance practice in an interview with David Sager, Library of Congress. (Summary). Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, October 15, 2004. (Venue). Courtesy of Bob Milne. (Copyright Notice). ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Milne, Bob, Pianist - Sager, David - Coolidge Auditorium (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
  • Measuring Our Underground Water Supplies from Space

    Matt Rodell spoke about his research on the measurement and modeling of freshwater availability based on ground and satellite observation. Improving understanding of the variability and changes in soil moisture, snow, and groundwater has implications for weather and climate prediction, water management, agriculture applications and natural hazards such as floods.

    • Contributor: Rodell, Matt
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-12-04
  • John and Jean Rosenberg oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Prestonburg, Kentucky, 2013-08-15.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Rosenberg, John M. - Rosenberg, Jean Voelker
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-08-15

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  • Orphan Works 8: Extended Collective Licensing & Mass Digitization

    Several foreign countries have laws that address mass digitization in different ways. Speakers discussed the option of extended collective licensing for purposes of mass digitization in detail and whether the United States should look abroad to foreign extended collective licensing approaches for ideas on domestic action on the issue of mass digitization. Karyn Temple Claggett, Catherine Rowland, Gregory Barnes, Brandon Butler, Jan Constantine, Mike ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-03-11
  • Latino Americans: The 500-Year Legacy That Shaped a Nation

    Author and journalist Ray Suarez explored the rich history of Latinos in the U.S., encompassing experiences such as the early European settlements to Manifest Destiny, the Wild West, the Cold War, the Great Depression, globalization, and more.

    • Contributor: Suarez, Ray
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-02-04
  • John Dudley, Eleanor Stewart, Charles Jarmon, Frances Suggs, Harold Suggs, and Samuel Dove oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Hyattsville, Maryland, 2013-06-28.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Crosby, Emilye - Dudley, John F. - Dove, Samuel - Jarmon, Charles - Suggs, Frances L - Suggs, Harold - Stewart, Eleanor
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-06-28

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  • Henry Threadgill's Zooid

    A rare Washington appearance from Henry Threadgill, "one of the most important living composers in and around the jazz idiom" (Nate Chinen) and a dazzling alto saxophonist and flutist with masterly improvisational skills.

    • Contributor: Threadgill, Henry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-10-25
  • With Their Own Eyes: Photographers Witness the March on Washington

    A group of eminent photographers -- including Bob Adelman, Theresa Lynn Carter (daughter of Roosevelt Carter), Brigitte Freed (widow of Leonard Freed), and David Johnson -- remember the 1963 March on Washington in commemoration of its 50th anniversary.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-01-13
  • Scholarfest S2: Life/Past: How We Write About Those Who Came Before Us

    As part of the two-day celebration of the 15th anniversary of the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, seven 10-minute rapid-fire "lightning conversations" (followed by 20 minutes of moderated Q&A) covered how we write about those who came before us.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-06-11
  • Robert McClary oral history interview conducted by Hasan Kwame Jeffries in Albany, Georgia, 2013-03-09.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Jeffries, Hasan Kwame - McClary, Robert
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-09

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  • Digital Preservation Lighting Talks - Day 2

    Four "lightning" presentations on Day Two of the Digital Preservation 2014 meeting included "Visual Haggard and Digitizing Illustration" (Kate Halterhoff, Carnegie-Mellon University), "DuraSpace and Chronopolis Partner to Build a Long-term Access and Preservation Platform" (Michele Kimpton, DuraSpace), "Library of Congress Recommended Format Specifications: Encouraging Preservation Without Discouraging Creation" (Theron Westervelt, Library of Congress) and "Electronic Records and Digital Archivists: A Landscape Review" (Jane Zhang, ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-07-23
  • Digital Stewardship Innovation Award Winners

    The National Digital Stewardship Alliance Innovation Awards were given this year in the following categories: instituion, project, individual and future steward.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-07-22
  • Every Photo Is a Story Part 4: Explore the Photographer's Era

    In this five-part series, Kristi Finefield and Sam Watters discuss the ways to uncover the story in photographs, specifically a series of hand-colored lantern slides of historic gardens and homes created by Frances Benjamin Johnston in the early 20th century. In Part Four, Finefield and Watters discuss researching the era in which a photograph was made in order to discover events and movements that ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-05-02