• Boys diving, Honolulu /

    A large group of small boys stand on a pier, looking up at what probably is the railing and hoping pennies will be thrown into the water for them to retrieve. The boys are clothed only in swim trunks. At a distance of approximately a mile, six large clipper shipss can be seen at anchor.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Olga Grushin: 2010 National Book Festival

    Author Olga Grushin presents at the 2010 National book Festival.

    • Contributor: Grushin , Olga
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • Indian day school /

    The film was photographed from a single-camera position and shows the doorway of a building with a sign in front indicating it is the Isleta Indian School. Children less than ten years of age come out of the door of the school and pass in front of the camera.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Walter Stahr: 2013 National Book Festival

    Walter Stahr appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Stahr, Walter
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • Through Veterans' Eyes: The Iraq and Afghanistan Experience

    Larry Minear discusses his book "Through Veterans' Eyes: The Iraq and Afghanistan Experience," based on interviews culled from the Library of Congress Veterans History Project collection.

    • Contributor: Minear, Larry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-11-19
  • Judy Schachner: Book Fest 07

    Judy Schachner in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Schachner, Judy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Alma Powell

    Alma Powell at the 2003 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Powell, Alma
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • Ken Burns' "The War" Press Conference

    The Library of Congress and the Veterans History Project held a joint press conference with PBS and Florentine Films to announce a partnership in connection with "The War," Ken Burns's World War II documentary television series.

    • Contributor: Burns, Ken
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-04-17
  • Rita Dove: 2011 National Book Festival

    Rita Dove appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Dove, Rita
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • What happened on Twenty-third Street, New York City /

    A street level view from the sidewalk, looking along the length of 23rd Street. Following actuality footage of pedestrians and street traffic, the actors, a man in summer attire and a woman in an ankle-length dress, walk toward the camera. As they cross a grate on the sidewalk they pause, and the escaping air blows the woman's dress to her knees. From a contemporary ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • TR seated at his desk in the Outlook office [1914?] /

    TR works at his desk in the New York City office of The Outlook, a small but influential weekly journal of opinion for which he became a special contributing editor early in 1909.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1914
  • Calef Brown: 2011 National Book Festival

    Calef Brown appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Brown, Calef
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • We've Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March

    Author Cynthia Levinson explores her motivation to write a children's book about the Birmingham Children's March and how the process affected her as a writer and as a citizen. This interview was conducted over e-mail by Courtney Deal.

    • Contributor: Levinson , Cynthia Y.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-10-24
  • Embarquement d'un cheval /

    A horse in a wooden crate is lifted off a dock in Marseille by a steam crane and placed into a waiting ship.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1896
  • Legislating in Heels--An Anecdotal Journal: The Honorable Constance "Connie" Morella

    In her talk, Connie Morella recounted tales from her trajectory from Maryland's state senate to the U.S. House of Representatives and onward to an ambassadorship for the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. This is a tribute to all women for National Women's History Month, featuring stories of historic firsts for women. Although many in the audience were familiar with the first woman congresswoman, ...

    • Contributor: Morella, Constance "Connie"
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-03-18
  • James Swanson: Book Fest 07

    James Swanson in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Swanson, James
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • 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
  • Susan Stockdale: 2014 National Book Festival

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

    • Contributor: Stockdale, Susan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-08-30
  • Michael Dobbs: 2008 National Book Festival

    Reporter Michael Dobbs speaks at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Dobbs, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Mir Ali Shir Symposium: Panel 1

    During the 15th century, Mir Ali Shir (1441-1501) was the major literary figure among the Central Asian Turkic peoples, the ancestors of today's Uzbeks. His life, work and legacy was the focus of a symposium held at the Library of Congress. Sponsored by the Library's African and Middle Eastern Division and the Embassy of Uzbekistan, the symposium examined the writings of Mir Ali shir ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-03-27
  • Watch a President Age

    • Contributor: Evans, Clark
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Education in Kurdistan

    Idris Hadi Salih, minister of higher education of the Kurdistan region of Iraq, presents a lecture on education in Iraqi Kurdisan in a program sponsored by the African and Middle Eastern Division.

    • Contributor: Hadi Salih, Idris
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-03-16
  • 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
  • Spectral Imaging at St. Catherine's Monastery to Reveal Ancient Texts

    Father Justin Sinaites and Michael B. Toth discussed how advanced hyperspectral imaging is revealing ancient texts in the library at St. Catherine's, a remote Greek Orthodox monastery in Egypt's Sinai desert.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-11-19
  • I Will Wake the Dawn: Illuminated Psalms

    The Book of Psalms is probably the best-known book of the Hebrew Bible. In her new book, "I Will Wake the Dawn: Illuminated Psalms," author and artist Debra Band has selected 36 of the most well-known of the 150 psalms to interpret and illustrate. Published by the Jewish Publication Society, "I Will Wake the Dawn" contains two illuminations for each psalm on facing pages: ...

    • Contributor: Band, Debra
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-01-17