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  • Marilynne Robinson: 2009 National Book Festival

    Marilynne Robinson: 2009 National Book Festival

    Pulitzer Prize winning author Marilynne Robinson appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Robinson, Marilynne
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Balla Kouyaté and World Vision

    Balla Kouyaté and World Vision

    Balla Kouyaté and World Vision of Massachusetts perform Malian music and songs at the Library of Congress, April 28, 2010. videorecording | videorecording ; 68 min | The performers refer to the language used as "Mandinka." (Content). Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). April 28, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Balla Kouyaté and World Vision - Kouyate?, Balla - Demba, Adjaratou
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Meaning & Myth in Louise Talma's First Period Works

    Meaning & Myth in Louise Talma's First Period Works

    Kendra Leonard discusses meaning and myth in the first-period works of 20th century composer Louise Talma.

    • Contributor: Leonard, Kendra Preston
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-24
  • Maude's naughty little brother /

    Maude's naughty little brother /

    From Edison films catalog: In a charming dining room a very attractive young lady is seen seated at the table, evidently waiting for the caller who is to share a quiet little dinner for two. A moment later a dude of the regular chappy type enters and seats himself at the table. As soon as the meal commences the inevitable wicked small boy sneaks ...

    • Contributor: Blackton, James Stuart - Smith, Albert E. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Pennsylvania Tunnel excavation /

    Pennsylvania Tunnel excavation /

    This film employs a 180-degree pan shot of the excavation site of New York's Pennsylvania Station, and includes shots of the narrow-gauge train used to haul debris from the tunnels under construction. Work began in 1904, and when completed in September of 1910 the station would span from 31st to 33rd Streets, and from 7th to 8th Avenue, an area of approximately 300,000 square ...

    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1905
  • Assessing Options for Large Collections I (morning)

    Assessing Options for Large Collections I (morning)

    (Morning Session) This symposium reviewed current best-practice preservation options of mass deacidification and environmental control for preserving large-scale legacy collections, and addressed current best-practice options for managing and preserving large-scale digital collections. Leaders knowledgeable about these options, including lifecycle costs, provided this overview.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-03-15
  • Interview with Disney Chairman and CEO Michael Eisner

    Interview with Disney Chairman and CEO Michael Eisner

    Parade magazine Editor Walter Anderson interviewed Disney Chairman and CEO Michael Eisner. Eisner was asked to consider what we should have in mind as we enter the next century; what are the moral, academic and technological challenges we must face; and how should face them.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999-10-05
  • Flory's Flame

    Flory's Flame

    A discussion of the documentary film on the life and music of Flory Jagoda by producers Curt Fissel and Ellen Friedland.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-01-21
  • Visitor Orientation Film

    Visitor Orientation Film

    The Visitor Orientation film presents an introduction and basic overview to the Library of Congress. Highlighted are the Library's beginnings with Thomas Jefferson's book donation; CRS; interlibrary loaning with cataloging records database; Copyright Office; preservation initiative; and NDL.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1997-05-23
  • Katherine Dunham on breathing in Dunham Technique

    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
  • Interview with Tory Dent

    Interview with Tory Dent

    Tory Dent is the author of HIV, Mon Amour (1999), which won the 1999 James Laughlin Award. She is also the author of What Silence Equals (1993) and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her honors include grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund. She received the Rona Jaffe Foundation ...

    • Contributor: Dent, Tory
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-12-07
  • Bringing Digital Forensics to the Library: An Introduction to the BitCurator Project

    Bringing Digital Forensics to the Library: An Introduction to...

    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
  • Hispanic Americans in Congress 1922-2012

    Hispanic Americans in Congress 1922-2012

    Terrance Rucker and Tracy North present this recently published comprehensive history that highlights the accomplishments of the Hispanic Americans who have served in Congress, from Delegate Joseph M. Hernandez of Florida in 1822 to the freshman Members of the 112th Congress.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-09-01
  • Annette Gordon-Reed: 2009 National Book Festival

    Annette Gordon-Reed: 2009 National Book Festival

    Pulitzer Prize winning author Annette Gordon-Reed appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Gordon Reed, Annette
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Carol & Mary Higgins Clark, Part 2

    Carol & Mary Higgins Clark, Part 2

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Dunham Technique: Fourth position contractions

    Dunham Technique: Fourth position contractions

    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 and recovery; pull-through contraction or full body roll; second position plié with footwork; second position plié with parallel stretch in fourth position; second position plié with contraction and release variations; advanced second ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • TR at Fargo, N.D., during Progressive campaign, 1912 [1] /

    TR at Fargo, N.D., during Progressive campaign, 1912 [1] /

    As part of a western campaign tour, TR speaks to crowds and firms up Progressive Party structure in the area of Fargo, North Dakota, September 6, 1912. Several views from varying distances of TR greeting and speaking to crowds from rear of train; TR addressing large crowd from a decorated platform, apparently in a stadium; TR speaking from rear of train to Indian men, ...

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Roosevelt, George E. - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1912
  • Observation train following parade /

    Observation train following parade /

    From The Phonoscope, October 1898, p. 15: There were two freight trains standing on the tracks between the river and the Riverside Park, and they furnished a perfect impromptu observation train service to the men and boys who clambered up on the cars to get a view of the [Sampson homecoming naval] parade. They saw the vessels go up and then waited for their ...

    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Press Conference Announcing Library Commission of Stevie Wonder Composition

    Press Conference Announcing Library Commission of Stevie Wond...

    Singer/songwriter Stevie Wonder, the awardee of the second Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, and Librarian of Congress James H. Billington held a press conference to discuss the world premiere of his instrumental composition, which was commissioned by the Library. Wonder described the evolution of "Sketches of a Life," which was inspired by his life experiences and influenced by his longtime love ...

    • Contributor: Various, Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-02-23
  • David Wiesner

    David Wiesner

    • Contributor: Wiesner, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Kate DiCamillo

    Kate DiCamillo

    • Contributor: Dicamillo, Kate
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • From Ptolemy to Pilgrimage: Images of Late Antiquity in Geography, Travel & Cartography

    From Ptolemy to Pilgrimage: Images of Late Antiquity in Geogr...

    A survey of Greek and Latin geographical tradition during Late Antiquity (c. 200-600 CE), when various genres of travel narrative rose to prominence. Scott Johnson links this mode of writing to the transition from a pagan/Greco-Roman world to a Christian one as new ways of explaining the known world mixed the classical inheritance with biblical and early Christian history. This mixture was to influence ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, Scott
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-06-09
  • Cupid and Psyche /

    Cupid and Psyche /

    From Edison films catalog: By the Leanders. The dress of one consists of a pair of wings and a bow and arrow; the other represents a fairy. Bathers in all stages of dress and undress watch the graceful dance. 50 feet. $7.50.

    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blechynden, Frederick - Leander Sisters - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Afi/Holt (H.L.) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • David Nasaw: 2013 National Book Festival

    David Nasaw: 2013 National Book Festival

    David Nasaw appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Nasaw, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • Dvorak in the New World

    Dvorak in the New World

    For the first time in more than a century, Antonin Dvorak's original manuscript for Symphony No. 9, "From the New World," returned to the United States for a special one-day display at the Library of Congress. Dvorak scholar Michael Beckerman speaks on the role of African-American sources in the composer's conception of an American music. Eva Velicka joins him for a discussion on "Manuscripts ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-10-01
  • A Map of the Cattle Drive

    A Map of the Cattle Drive

    • Contributor: Hickerson, Joseph Charles
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Literary Birthday Celebration: Louisa May Alcott

    Literary Birthday Celebration: Louisa May Alcott

    Authors Jo Ann Beard and Maud Casey celebrate the birthday of American author Louisa May Alcott by reading selections from her work and discussing her influence on their own writing.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-11-29
  • Paolo Ventura: Winter Stories

    Paolo Ventura: Winter Stories

    A conversation among Ventura; Denise Wolff and Renato Miracco. The book depicts scenes from the memory of an old circus performer as he looks back on his life. The event was co-sponsored by the Library's Prints and Photographs Division and Center for the Book, and the Embassy of Italy.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-10-12
  • America Between the Wars

    America Between the Wars

    The 12-year period between the end of the Cold War and the destruction of the Twin Towers was perceived as calm and peaceful. Yet foreign-policy experts say these were pivotal years in shaping America's role in the world. Derek Chollet and James Goldgeier examined those years in a lecture at the Library of Congress on their new book "America Between the Wars." The event ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-06-12
  • A trip around the Pan-American Exposition /

    A trip around the Pan-American Exposition /

    The entire film was photographed from an excursion vessel traveling through all of the waterways surrounding the Exposition. The major exhibit buildings and amusement attractions of the fair can be seen as the boat makes its way through the area, going through tunnels and under bridges. "The Pan-American Exposition is encircled by an especially constructed canal, which was put in for the purpose of ...

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Parke Davis' employees /

    Parke Davis' employees /

    Photographed from a single-camera position, this film encompasses a scene of a large number of people either walking or riding bicycles as they leave what appears to be a factory. The title indicates they are employees of a drug firm.

    • Contributor: Armitage, F. S. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Cecilia Suyat Marshall oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Washington, D.C., 2013-06-30.

    Cecilia Suyat Marshall oral history interview conducted by Em...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Crosby, Emilye - Marshall, Cecilia
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-06-30

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  • Retreat from Armageddon? Khrushchev, Kennedy, Johnson and the Elusive Quest for Peace

    Retreat from Armageddon? Khrushchev, Kennedy, Johnson and the...

    Melvyn P. Leffler, Henry Alfred Kissinger Scholar in Foreign Policy and International Relations in the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, presented a lecture titled "Retreat from Armageddon? Khrushchev, Kennedy, Johnson and the Elusive Quest for Peace." According to Leffler, there were many attempts by policymakers in both Washington and Moscow to reduce the confrontational nature of the Cold War. Leffler ...

    • Contributor: Leffler, Melvyn
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-11-10
  • Gloria Jean Pinkney: Book Fest 05

    Gloria Jean Pinkney: Book Fest 05

    Author Gloria Jean Pinkney at the 2005 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Pinkney, Gloria Jean
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • Library of Congress Landscape Renovation

    Library of Congress Landscape Renovation

    The planting beds in the front of the Madison Building were completely redesigned in the Spring of 2006. The updated design was a collaborative effort of three institutions. Matthew Evans, senior landscape architect of the United States Capitol created the design, Holly H. Shimizu, executive director of the United States Botanic Garden selected the plants and Carl Morgan, gardener supervisor at the Library of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-05-23
  • Pizza & Poetry

    Pizza & Poetry

    Jehanne Dubrow reads and discusses "Stateside", a book of poems which lyrically details the experiences of a military wife.

    • Contributor: Dubrow, Jehanne
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-02-03
  • Poets & Patriotism: The 200th Birthday of the Star-Spangled Banner

    Poets & Patriotism: The 200th Birthday of the Star-Spangled B...

    Internationally-renowned baritone Thomas Hampson presented a special program commemorating the 200th anniversary of our national anthem. The program included American music from colonial days to the present, rare historical documents from the Library's extensive collections. Hampson was joined by the University of Michigan Alumni Chorus, Mark Clague (University of Michigan) and pianist Matthew Thompson.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-07-03
  • MariJo Moore

    MariJo Moore

    • Contributor: Moore, Marijo
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • T.C. Boyle: 2012 National Book Festival

    T.C. Boyle: 2012 National Book Festival

    T.C. Boyle appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Boyle, T.C.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Alexander McCall Smith: 2008 National Book Festival

    Alexander McCall Smith: 2008 National Book Festival

    Alexander McCall Smith speaks at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Smith, Alexander Mccall
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Liberian-U.S. Relations Symposium: Session II

    Liberian-U.S. Relations Symposium: Session II

    In celebration of the 160th Independence Anniversary of the Republic of Liberia, the African and Middle Eastern Division and the Embassy of Liberia co-sponsored a symposium with the theme "Liberian-United States Relations: Past, Present and Future." Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr., made a special presentation. Other speakers included His Excellency Charles A. Minor, Liberian Ambassador to the United States; Wilton Gbakolo Sengbe Sankawulo, Sr., novelist ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-07-24
  • Tying up bags for train, U.S.P.O. /

    Tying up bags for train, U.S.P.O. /

    The camera shows the action of two postal employees as they remove mail sacks from the semicircular rack where they are placed so they can be filled with mail for their respective locations. The two postal employees stack the mail sacks on a cart in preparation for dispatch elsewhere.

    • Contributor: Weed, A. E. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Island in a Storm: A Rising Sea, A Vanishing Coast and a Nineteenth Century Disaster That Warns of a Warmer World

    Island in a Storm: A Rising Sea, A Vanishing Coast and a Nine...

    In the mid-19th century, the Isle Derniere was emerging as an exclusive summer resort near the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. About 100 miles from New Orleans, it attracted the most prominent members of antebellum Louisiana society. Without warning, on Aug. 10, 1856, a ferocious hurricane swept across the island, killing half of its 400 inhabitants. Sallenger traces the link between the environmental ...

    • Contributor: Sallenger, Abby
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-03-16
  • Pinkney Family I

    Pinkney Family I

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • The Peasant Movement of Papay

    The Peasant Movement of Papay

    Sponsored by the Hispanic Division, leaders of the Peasant Movement of Papay (MPP) from Haiti gather for an oral history of this movment. The MPP has become one of the most effective environmental peasant movements in Haitian history, successfully fostering economic development, environmental protection and individual survival. Chavannes Jean-Baptiste is the featured speaker accompanied by leaders of the MPP. Each speaker is an expert ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-11-06
  • 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
  • Surati —Classical and Folk Indian Dance from New Jersey

    Surati —Classical and Folk Indian Dance from New Jersey

    Surati performs classical and folk East Indian music and dance at the Library of Congress, November 19, 2008. videorecording | videorecording ; 88 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). November 19, 2008. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Surati (Dance Group) - Roy, Rimli - Austen, Theadocia Millich - Todorova Pirgova, Iveta
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Centennial of Mexican Literary Legends: 2014 National Book Festival

    Centennial of Mexican Literary Legends: 2014 National Book Fe...

    The Library of Congress National Book Festival, in conjunction with the Mexican Cultural Institute, presented a dialogue on the works and contributions of three giants of Mexican literature -- the poets Octavio Paz and Efrain Huerta and the novelist Jose Revueltas, all of whom were born in 1914. Panelists will include poets Marcelo Uribe and Coral Bracho.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • Adam Johnson: 2013 National Book Festival

    Adam Johnson: 2013 National Book Festival

    Adam Johnson appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Johnson, Adam
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Elizabeth Mitchell: 2014 National Book Festival

    Elizabeth Mitchell: 2014 National Book Festival

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

    • Contributor: Mitchell, Elizabeth
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • George Duran: 2008 National Book Festival

    George Duran: 2008 National Book Festival

    Chef George Duran appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Duran, George
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Barns

    Barns

    The first in the Norton/Library of Congress Visual Sourcebooks series, Barns presents a broad, fresh, and newly informed visual analysis of one of America's fundamental building types.

    • Contributor: Vlach, John Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-04-10
  • Annie Oakley /

    Annie Oakley /

    From Raff & Gammon price list: The "Little Sure Shot" of the "Wild West," exhibition of rifle shooting at glass balls, etc. $15.00.

    • Contributor: Oakley, Annie - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • Robert G. Clark, Jr., oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Pickens, Mississippi, 2013-03-13.

    Robert G. Clark, Jr., oral history interview conducted by Joh...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Dittmer, John - Clark, Robert George
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-13

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  • The Future of Freedom: Illiberal Democracy at Home and Abroad

    The Future of Freedom: Illiberal Democracy at Home and Abroad

    The man whom Esquire Magazine calls "the most influential foreign policy adviser of his generation" discussed his latest book.

    • Contributor: Zakaria, Fareed
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-04-16
  • Gail Buckley

    Gail Buckley

    • Contributor: Buckley, Gail
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Jacqueline Woodson: 2009 National Book Festival

    Jacqueline Woodson: 2009 National Book Festival

    Author Jacqueline Woodson, winner of the Newbery, Caldecott and Coretta Scott King awards appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Woodson, Jacqueline
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • David Maraniss: 2012 National Book Festival

    David Maraniss: 2012 National Book Festival

    Pulitzer prize-winner David Maraniss appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Maraniss, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Mark Teague: 2013 National Book Festival

    Mark Teague: 2013 National Book Festival

    Mark Teague appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Teague, Mark
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Jon Scieszka: 2008 National Book Festival

    Jon Scieszka: 2008 National Book Festival

    National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Jon Scieszka appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Scieszka, Jon
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Oral History in the Digital Age

    Oral History in the Digital Age

    Over the course of the twentieth century, oral history, the gathering and recording of interviews and memories, was an essential ingredient of this democratization of scholarship. Oral histories provided vital evidence to allow scholars to move beyond the written records of elites and expand their focus to broader groups and to social and cultural history. The digital revolution has opened up dramatic new opportunities ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-11-03
  • Sandow / Catalog Record

    Sandow /

    Strong-man Eugene (Eugen) Sandow poses in a long shot on a bare stage against a black background, wearing only tight trunks and laced sandals. He begins with his arms folded against his chest, looking off screen left, then strikes a variety of poses that accentuate his muscular development. These positions include flexing his right arm with the fist to his head and face to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1896
  • Daniel Kirk: 2011 National Book Festival

    Daniel Kirk: 2011 National Book Festival

    Illustrator Daniel Kirk appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Kirk, Daniel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Let's Read, Let's Move

    Let's Read, Let's Move

    Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is joined by Acting Surgeon General Boris D. Lushniak, chef and host of the Pati's Mexican Table TV show Pati Jinich, and NFL Hall of Fame Quarterback Warren Moon for the final 2014 field trip for "Let's Read, Let's Move," part of a broader initiative to engage youth in summer learning and physical activity.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-07-30
  • TR reviewing and speaking to 13th Regiment at Sagamore Hill, 1917 /

    TR reviewing and speaking to 13th Regiment at Sagamore Hill, ...

    TR speaks to several unidentified people, including a man who looks like TR, on the porch at Sagamore Hill. There are two views of TR addressing soldiers assembled on the lawn of Sagamore Hill: the first segment shows TR's back as he speaks; the second is a long shot of TR, shot from the rear of the group of soldiers.

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Warner Bros - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Buying a cow /

    Buying a cow /

    An urban husband and wife, walking in the countryside outside Paris, are so impressed with the delicious taste of a cow's milk that they buy the cow and try to bring it back to their Parisian apartment. After many misadventures, the cow is stolen right after they reach their front door.

    • Contributor: Société Des Établissements Gaumont - George Kleine (Firm) - Afi/Marshall (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1908
  • The Origins of Traditional Palestinian Costumes & Embroidery

    The Origins of Traditional Palestinian Costumes & Embroidery

    Hanan K. Munayyer discusses the origins of traditional Palestinian dress and embroidery.

    • Contributor: Munayyer, Hanan K.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-18
  • Mr. Jelly Roll, Mr. Lomax, and the Invention of Jazz, Concert and Lecture featuring John Szwed and Dave Burrell

    Mr. Jelly Roll, Mr. Lomax, and the Invention of Jazz, Concert...

    videorecording | videorecording; 66 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). January 18, 2006. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Burrell, Dave - Szwed, John F.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Writing About Music in a Time of Change

    Writing About Music in a Time of Change

    videorecording | videorecording ; 38 min | Tim Page, Pulitzer Prize winner and chief classical music critic for The Washington Post, delivered the 2006 Louis C. Elson Memorial Lecture on "Writing About Music in a Time of Change" in a program sponsored by the Library's Music Division and John W. Kluge Center. The Louis C. Elson Memorial Fund was established at the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Page, Tim
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • A Musical Demonstration by Gary Hastings and Brian Mullen

    A Musical Demonstration by Gary Hastings and Brian Mullen

    Flautist Gary Hastings and singer Brian Mullen present a concert and lecture as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Program at the Library of Congress sponsored by the American Folklife Center and The Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure/Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007-05-29
  • Rosie Stewart in Concert

    Rosie Stewart in Concert

    Rosie Stewart, a singer from Co. Fermanagh in Ireland, performed in concert, including "Adieu to Lovely Garrison," as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Program at the Library of Congress co-sponsored by the American Folklife Center and The Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure/Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

    • Contributor: Stewart, Rosie
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007-05-09
  • Glenroy Bros.

    Glenroy Bros.

    From Raff & Gammon price list: Farcical pugilists in costume. 15.00.

    • Contributor: Dickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy Laurie) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Glenroy Brothers - Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • Cuban volunteers embarking /

    Cuban volunteers embarking /

    Men carrying rifles and bedrolls boarding ship via gangway.

    • Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • RDA for NACO Catalogers: 4e. Identifying Persons: Variant Access Points, AACR2 Comparison

    RDA for NACO Catalogers: 4e. Identifying Persons: Variant Acc...

    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
  • National Book Festival 2005: White House Breakfast

    National Book Festival 2005: White House Breakfast

    The 2005 National Book Festival Authors' Breakfast and Opening Ceremony hosted by First Lady Laura Bush, took place at the White House early on Saturday morning, September 24. In addition to Mrs. Bush, speakers at the ceremony were Librarian of Congress James H. Billington, authors Festival authors Robert MacNeil and Myrka Dellanos, and two representatives from the NBA/WNBA's "Read to Achieve" reading promotion program: ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • Journey to Freedom: The Boat People Retrospective (Morning Session)

    Journey to Freedom: The Boat People Retrospective (Morning Se...

    In the years following the Vietnam War, more than 1 million refugees fled the war-ravaged countries of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. Those who took to the ocean in small, overcrowded ships were dubbed the "boat people." Many perished on the seas, some at the hands of pirates, while others took refuge in Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Indonesia. By the late ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-05-02
  • Julia Glass: 2010 National Book Festival

    Julia Glass: 2010 National Book Festival

    Author Julia Glass appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Glass, Julia
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • Solitary hotel

    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., www.schirmer.com (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Barber, Samuel - Joyce, James - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Patricia MacLachlan

    Patricia MacLachlan

    • Contributor: Maclachlan, Patricia
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Khaled Hosseini: 2013 National Book Festival

    Khaled Hosseini: 2013 National Book Festival

    Khaled Hosseini appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Hosseini, Khaled
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Stephen King and Family Speak at the Library

    Stephen King and Family Speak at the Library

    The PEN/Faulkner Writers in Schools program, in collaboration with the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, hosted world-renowned author Stephen King, his wife, novelist Tabitha King, and son, writer Owen King, in a reading and discussion for students at the Library. The King family read and discussed their work with students from Cardozo High School, IDEA Public Charter School and McKinley ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-04-04
  • Dud leaves home /

    Dud leaves home /

    Dud wants to buy his girlfriend Maime an ice cream cone so he breaks open his mother's bank, and splits their last dime in half in the process. His mother punishes him so he runs away. Dud is scared by imaginary ghosts in the dark, so he runs back home where he gets a spanking from his mother.

    • Contributor: Carlson, Wallace - Bray Pictures Corporation - Afi/Marshall (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1919
  • James "Super Chikan" Johnson and Richard Christman

    James "Super Chikan" Johnson and Richard Christman

    James "Super Chikan" Johnson and Richard Christman perform blues guitar from Mississippi, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Johnson , James "Super Chikan"
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2006-05-23
  • Witter Bynner Fellows Poetry Reading 2010

    Witter Bynner Fellows Poetry Reading 2010

    Poet Laureate Kay Ryan has chosen two talented voices in poetry, Jill McDonough and Atsuro Riley, for the 2010 Witter Bynner Fellowships, and will introduce the poets at the Library of Congress.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-02-18
  • 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 group origianally sprang from their desire to preserve the songs of their native Dalmatia, but their repertoire has since expanded to include songs from throughout Croatia. Special guests Croatian Ambassador Josko Paro ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-07-18
  • J.A. Jance: Book Fest 03

    J.A. Jance: Book Fest 03

    J.A. Jance in a presentation at the 2003 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Jance, J.A.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • Poetry Readings from Galway Kinnell and David Tucker

    Poetry Readings from Galway Kinnell and David Tucker

    The Library of Congress 2006 Literary season continued with poetry readings from poets Galway Kinnell and David Tucker.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-10-12
  • Jack Gantos: 2014 National Book Festival

    Jack Gantos: 2014 National Book Festival

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

    • Contributor: Gantos, Jack
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • 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
  • Preservation Roadmaps: Transitioning to a Digital Future

    Preservation Roadmaps: Transitioning to a Digital Future

    This symposium brought together senior managers from the National Archives, Smithsonian Institution, National Park Service, the Library of Congress, the Council on Library and Information Resources, and various foundations to provide their perspectives on the preservation needs, priorities, and challenges in managing the core collections of the federal government in the 21st century, as well as on opportunities for collaborative solutions and possibilities for ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-10-20
  • Sarah Bernhardt addresses crowd in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, 1917 /

    Sarah Bernhardt addresses crowd in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, 1...

    On July 4, 1917, French actress Sarah Bernhardt speaks in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, N.Y., on behalf of French-American cooperation in the war effort. Addressing more than 50,000 people gathered around a decorated music platform, Mme. Bernhardt stands and speaks from an open touring car parked in front of the platform. Medium close shot of Mme. Bernhardt speaking and gesturing, with man who may be ...

    • Contributor: Bernhardt, Sarah - Marot, Felix - Ormsby, Elizabeth - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • The Sultan's Kitchen: A History of Turkish Cuisine

    The Sultan's Kitchen: A History of Turkish Cuisine

    Sheilah Kaufman shares her great passion for richly flavored, no-fuss food in this presentation on the history of Turkish cooking.

    • Contributor: Kaufman, Sheilah
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-03-26
  • Eugene Robinson: 2011 National Book Festival

    Eugene Robinson: 2011 National Book Festival

    Journalist and author Eugene Robinson appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Robinson, Eugene
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Lucius Holloway, Sr., and Emma Kate Holloway oral history interview conducted by Hasan Kwame Jeffries in Albany, Georgia, 2013-03-09.

    Lucius Holloway, Sr., and Emma Kate Holloway oral history int...

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

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  • Constitution Day 2013: Risa L. Goluboff

    Constitution Day 2013: Risa L. Goluboff

    Risa L. Goluboff lectured on "How the Constitution Changes: Social and Political Aspects of the Law." This program is part of the Law Library's annual celebration of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day--a federal holiday observed each year to commemorate the signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787, and to "recognize all who, by coming of age or by naturalization, have become citizens."

    • Contributor: Goluboff, Risa L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-17
  • Mere-Bi: A Senegalese Celebration of Motherhood

    Mere-Bi: A Senegalese Celebration of Motherhood

    Francoise Pfaff introduced the documentary film and show excerpts from "Mere-Bi" a film on Senegal's pioneer journalist, Annette Mbaye d'Erneville, directed by her son and noted filmmaker Ousmane William Mbaye.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-05-20
  • Sandra Brown: Book Fest 05

    Sandra Brown: Book Fest 05

    Author Sandra Brown at the 2005 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Brown, Sandra
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • The messenger boy's mistake /

    The messenger boy's mistake /

    From Edison films catalog: "Cholly" wishes to call on his best girl and send her a large bouquet. To find out if the girl really loves him, he sends a note with the messenger boy requesting her to "wear this" if she does. The boy delivers the note and a package which the young lady opens and finds an old pair of trousers and ...

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Traditional Norwegian-American Dance Music From Virginia

    Traditional Norwegian-American Dance Music From Virginia

    Part of the Homegrown Concert Series, the Berntson family performs traditional Norwegian-American dance music from Virginia.

    • Contributor: Berntsons, The
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009-12-03
  • Will Osborne: Book Fest 05

    Will Osborne: Book Fest 05

    Author Will Osborne at the 2005 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Osborne, Will
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24