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  • Rick Riordan: 2009 National Book Festival

    Children's and adult author Rick Riordan appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Riordan, Rick
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Poetry of Mark Strand and Charles Wright

    Mark Strand and Charles Wright read from their works as part of the Poetry Center's Spring literary season.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-04-24
  • Parade of horses on Speedway /

    The film is of a parade of fine horses and fashionable carriages taken along what is now the Harlem River Drive, in the Highbridge section of northern Manhattan. The view is from the Manhattan side of the river looking north. On the right is the Harlem River and on the opposite bank, the Bronx. Prominent in the background is the High Bridge at 175th ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver

    Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver perform bluegrass and gospel music from Tennessee, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Lawson, Doyle
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2006-09-13
  • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Landscape Renovation: New Plantings for the Madison Building Gardens

    The planting beds in the front of the Madison Building were completely redesigned in the Spring of 2006. Senior Landscape Architect of the United States Capitol Matthew Evans presented a lecture describing the design which was a collaborative effort of three institutions. The lecture was presented by the Science, Technology and Business Division. Other speakers included Holly H. Shimizu, executive director of the United ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-03-23
  • Bringing Digital Forensics to the Library: An Introduction to the BitCurator Project

    Porter Olsen discussed the BitCurator Project, a system for cultural heritage professionals that incorporates the functionality of many digital forensics tools. In this presentation, he demonstrated a beta version of the BitCurator Environment and specifically showed how the digital forensics tools included in BitCurator address the needs of digital archivists.

    • Contributor: Olsen, Porter
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-20
  • 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 Business Division, Health Services Office and LC Child Care Association. Beard, an associate clinical professor at the George Washington University School of Medicine and the medical contributor on ABC-TV's "Good Morning Washington," ...

    • Contributor: Beard, Dr. Lillian
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-06-07
  • Empires, Multiculturalisms and Borrowed Heartsongs: What Does it Mean to Sing Russian/Mennonite Songs?

    Jonathan Dueck presented "Empires, Multiculturalisms and Borrowed Heartsongs: What Does It Mean to Sing Russian/Mennonite Songs?" as part of the Benjamin Botkin lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. As "colonists" in 19th-century Russia, Mennonites sang German diasporic choral musics and borrowed Russian choral musics; when war drove many to North America, Mennonites drew on this repertoire and borrowed new repertoires to forge ...

    • Contributor: Dueck, Jonathan
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-05-21
  • R.L. Stine: 2012 National Book Festival

    R.L. Stine appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Stine, R.L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Violin Master Class with Christian Tetzlaff

    videorecording | videorecording ; 103 min | Virtuoso violinist Christian Tetzlaff conducted a violin master class at the Library for area students and teachers. (Content). Recorded November 7, 2008 (Date). Christian Tetzlaff was born in Hamburg. He began playing the violin and piano at the age of 6, and made his concert debut at 14 years old. He studied with Uwe-Martin Haiberg at the ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Tetzlaff, Christian
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • The Sea

    videorecording | 1 video, 2 minutes, 40 seconds | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, October 2009. Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Hampson, Thomas - Macdowell, Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video

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  • George Kennan and the Russian Nihilists: A Sojourn into the Dialectics of Friendship

    In 1885 George Kennan travelled to Russia as a reporter for "The Century" to investigate and write about the so-called Nihilists. Hundreds of political dissidents had been exiled to Siberia since the mid-1870s, and in 1881 Russia's most violent revolutionaries attracted international attention with the assassination of Alexander II. "The Century" hoped to capitalize upon a prurient interest in "bomb-throwing fanatics." However, what Kennan ...

    • Contributor: Gentes, Andrew
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-08-05
  • Justice

    Videorecording. Filmed Operas.. electronic | composed by Roger Reynolds. (Statement Of Responsibility). Title from screen (viewed on March 20, 2009). Commissioned by the Julian E. Berla and Freda Hauptman Berla Fund in the Library of Congress for the celebration of the Library's Bicentennial. Carmen Pelton, soprano; Steven Schick, percussion; Donnah Welby, actress. (Performers). Recorded at the Thomas Jefferson Building's Great Hall on November 30, ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Pelton, Carmen - Schick, Steven - Welby, Donnah - Fonte, Henry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001

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  • Growth & Transformation Plan of Ethiopia

    Girma Birru discusses the prospects and challenges of the Ethiopian 2011-2015 Growth and Transformation Plan.

    • Contributor: Birru, Girma
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-02-28
  • Raina Telgemeier: 2012 National Book Festival

    Raina Telgemeier appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Telgemeier, Raina
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Doris Adelaide Derby oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Atlanta, Georgia, 2011-04-26.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Derby, Doris Adelaide
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-04-26

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  • RDA for NACO Catalogers: 4a. Identifying Persons: Overview

    The Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) Secretariat presents 25 webcasts as a portion of an online course created and intended for independent AACR2 Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO) participants who are making the transition to RDA: Resource Description and 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 following ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-03-08
  • Douglas Brinkley

    Douglas Brinkley speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Brinkley, Douglas
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • 2004 Americas Awards for Children's and Young Adult Literature

    The Hispanic Division and the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress hosted the 12th annual Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature. The Americas Award recognizes outstanding works of fiction, poetry, folklore or selected nonfiction (from picture books to works for young adults) published in the previous year "that authentically and engagingly portray Latin America, the Caribbean or Latinos in ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-10-01
  • Ragheb Moftah's 100th birthday party

    videorecording | 1 video disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. | December 21, 1998 (Date). Duration - 2:00:47 (General). Courtesy of Welcome Video Film, Cairo, Egypt. (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Welcome Video Film
    • Original Format: Film, Video

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  • Esther M. A. Terry oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Greensboro, North Carolina, 2011-07-06.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Terry, Esther M. A.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-07-06

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  • Elizabeth Dowling Taylor: 2012 National Book Festival

    Elizabeth Dowling Taylor appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Taylor, Elizabeth Dowling
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Atlantic City floral parade /

    Views of a parade down an Atlantic City street lined with crowds of spectators--some people watching from roofs--children, women in long skirts, many moustached men wearing hats. Shows uniformed men marching, boys pulling a small floral float with a woman riding in it, an elaborate float with a girl in it being pushed by a man, more small floats (decorated chairs?) with children, two ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • John Farrell: 2012 National Book Festival

    John Farrell appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Farrell, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23