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  • Allen Say

    • Contributor: Say, Allen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Catalog Record

    America at work, America at leisure motion pictures from 1894-1915 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Collection of motion pictures covering work, school, and leisure activities in the United States from 1894 to 1915. Features films of the United States Postal Service from 1903, cattle breeding, fire fighters, ice manufacturing, logging, calisthenic and gymnastic exercises in schools, amusement parks, boxing, expositions, football, parades, swimming, and other sporting events.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000
  • Sikh Conference: Day Two

    Sen. Richard Lugar, Congressman Mike Honda and Congressman Chris Van Hollen were the featured speakers for the second and final day of the Library's Sikh conference, which was sponsored by the Kaur Foundation under the auspices of the Library's Asian Division and Asian Division Friends Society.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-06-19
  • Witter Bynner Fellows Poetry Reading 2008

    Poet Laureate Charles Simic has chosen two new voices in poetry, business-development writer Matthew Thorburn and attorney Monica Youn, for the 2008 Witter Bynner Fellowships.Thorburn and Youn each will receive a $10,000 fellowship, provided by the Witter Bynner Foundation for Poetry in conjunction with the Library of Congress. It is the 11th year the fellowships have been awarded. Librarian of Congress James H. Billington ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-03-06
  • Diane Ackerman: Book Fest 07

    Diane Ackerman appears at the 2007 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Ackerman, Diane
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Rick Atkinson: 2008 National Book Festival

    Journalist Rick Atkinson appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Atkinson, Rick
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • D. W. Groethe -- Cowboy songs and poetry from Montana

    D. W. Groethe performs cowboy songs and poetry from Montana at the Library of Congress, July 20, 2005. videorecording | videorecording ; 58 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). July 20, 2005. (Date). Groethe, a working cowboy, performs his own compositions as well as traditional songs. (Content). D. W. Groethe was born and grew up in western North Dakota, the third generation descendant of ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Groethe, D. W. - Swaney, Alexandra - Bulger, Peggy A.
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2005
  • Through an Uncommon Lens: The Life and Photography of F. Holland Day

    A fascinating and colorful figure and an extraordinary artist, F. Holland Day was a bibliophile, publisher and photographer. He assembled one of the largest collections in the world of materials relating to the life and work of John Keats and in 1894 traveled to England to dedicate the first ever memorial to the poet. The audience for the dedication ceremony included Oscar Wilde, Aubrey ...

    • Contributor: Fanning, Patricia J.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-29
  • David Wiesner: Book Fest 07

    David Wiesner in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Wiesner, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Public Art and Illustrations: The Cartoons and Art of Ding Cong

    Sponsored by the Library's John W. Kluge Center, this symposium celebrates the life and work of China's famous cartoonist and artist, Ding Cong, who provided daring social commentary on Chinese society during China's turbulent 20th century.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-20
  • Highlights of Japan-U.S. Relationship: History, Cultural Exchange and Future Development

    The Asian Division hosted a symposium featuring discussion on the "Highlights of Japan-U.S. Relationship: History, Cultural Exchange and Future Development." This symposium illuminates the long-standing exchanges between Japan and the United States that have brought the two countries to the strong partnership enjoyed today. Three speakers share the highlights of cultural exchange between the two countries that began some 154 years ago with the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-04-06
  • Croatia: Partnerships, Priorities and Progress

    Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, Croatian minister for foreign affairs and European integration, gave a speech titled "Croatia: Partnerships, Priorities and Progress" in a lecture sponsored by the John W. Kluge Center. In October 2005, the European Union opened membership talks with Croatia. Grabar-Kitarovic's speech addressed Croatia's desire to join the European Union and the country's relationship to Europe.

    • Contributor: Grabar Kitarovic, Kolinda
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-02-14
  • Blind Boys of Alabama II

    Fresh from their Grammy win, the Blind Boys of Alabama present a free, lunchtime gospel concert on the steps of the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Blind Boys of Alabama
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-06-05
  • Northern Neck Chantey Singers

    videorecording | videorecording ; 17 min | Forms part of Legends and Legacies: Remembering Archie Green (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Northern Neck Chanty Singers
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Patrick O'Connell

    Patrick O'Connell at the 2003 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: O'Connell, Patrick
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • Unsung Heroes: A Symposium on the Heroism of Asian Pacific Americans During World War II (Morning Session)

    The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center and the Library of Congress Asian Division Friends Society will co-host a special commemorative program honoring Asian Pacific American heroism during World War II. This session of the symposium includes Maj. Gen. Antonio Taguba's overview of the war in the Pacific Theater, Anna Chennault's recollection of her life with the Flying Tigers and Poet Vince ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-26
  • Jeannette Walls: 2009 National Book Festival

    New York Times best-selling author Jeannette Walls appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Walls, Jeannette
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Laura Lippman

    • Contributor: Lippman, Laura
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • Romila Thapar: Perceptions of the Past in Early India

    One of the world's foremost experts on the history of early India, Romila Thapar, winner of the 2008 Kluge Prize, discussed the rich and ancient civilization in a lecture titled "Perceptions of the Past in Early India." In her talk, Thapar critiqued the notion that the civilization in India lacked a sense of history, and discussed the recognition of historical traditions in the early ...

    • Contributor: Thapar, Romila
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-05-12
  • Negrura Peruana

    Negrura Peruana of Hartford, Connecticut, performs Afro-Peruvian songs, music, and dance of Peru's African and criollo population at the Library of Congress, October 12, 2005. videorecording | videorecording ; 61 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). October 12, 2005. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Negrura Peruana
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • The Shield of Achilles: War, Law and the Course of History

    Phillip Bobbitt and Sir Michael Howard discuss Bobbitt's book.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-03-19
  • The Mind of an Artist

    videorecording | videorecording ; 67 min | Michael Kubovy and Judith Shatin, both from the University of Virginia, discuss "The Mind of the Artist." Debate has long raged about whether and how music expresses meaning beyond its sounding notes. Kubovy and Shatin discuss evidence that music does indeed have a semantic element, and offer examples of how composers embody extra-musical elements in their compositions. ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Kubovy, Michael - Shatin, Judith
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Jeffrey Deaver: Book Fest 05

    Author Jeffrey Deaver at the 2005 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Deaver, Jeffrey
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • Mo Willems: 2006 National Book Festival

    Author Mo Willems speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Willems, Mo
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Mercer Mayer: Book Fest 07

    Mercer Mayer in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Mayer, Mercer
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29