• Late Nineteenth-Century Dance: Cross Step Polka

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:29 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird, dancers; Boris Gurevich, piano. Music: "Spring Morning Polka," by A.P. Wyman in The organ at home, Boston: Oliver Ditson & Co, 1873. LOC catalogue number: M15.069. See: p. 54 in Gilbert. M. Round dancing, (#250), Videorecording (Form). Videoreel (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Ragtime Dance: Standard Waltz

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:39 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird, dancers; Boris Gurevich, piano. Music: "Bink's Waltz" by Scott Joplin, Saint Louis: Bahnsen Music Co., 1905. See: p. 104-106 in Newman, A. Dances of to-day, (#122), Videorecording (Form). Videoreel (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Danny Kaye, Korea/baseball/Dena

    videorecording | 16mm color film | This film shows Kaye visiting G.I.s in Korea, a baseball game between Boston and Pittburgh teams, and Kaye's daughter Dena with a playmate. (Print viewed). (General). From: Home Movies (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Jazz conversation with Jim Hall

    videorecording | videorecording ; 57 min. | Recorded on March 30, 2009 (Date). Speaker Biography: Jim [James Stanley] Hall was born in Buffalo, Dec. 4, 1930. After studying composition at the Cleveland Institute of Music, Hall moved to Los Angeles where he studied classical guitar and began working with Chico Hamilton's Quintet and the Jimmy Giuffre Three. A gifted, thoughtful improviser, Hall is best ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hall, Jim - Appelbaum, Larry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Late Nineteenth-Century Dance: Star Schottische

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:23 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird, dancers; Boris Gurevich, piano. Music: "Military Schottisch" by C.H. Rowell in Modern dance music, Boston, New York, Chicago: White, Smith and Co., 1890. See: p. 123 in Gilbert, M. Round dancing, (#250), Videorecording (Form). Videoreel (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Booth killed Lincoln [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 2 min. | Audio track taken from AFS 9512 B1 (General). Photographs and drawings from Library of Congress online resources. (General). Photos Used: [Miss Margot Mayo and Miss Deska of American Square Dance Group of New York City and Bascom Lamar Lunsford (center), director of the Mountain Music Festival, Asheville, North Carolina] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsc.00452 ) -- John Wilkes Booth ...

    • Contributor: Lunsford, Bascom Lamar - Emrich, Duncan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Urban Social Dance, Jamaica Fieldwork

    motion picture | Duration: 0:54:07 | Filmed by Katherine Dunham in1936 on 16mm, this clip shows a woman dancing in the urban setting of Kingston, Jamaica. The film is a compilation of travel and dance footage in Martinique and Jamaica. The footage of Martinique features scenes of the capital of Fort de France as well as the towns of Saint Pierre and Vauclin. The ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • 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
  • Mid-Nineteenth-Century Dance: Esmeralda (2nd version)

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:27 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird, dancers; Susan Manus, violin. See: p. 110 in Howe, E. American dancing master, (#102), Videorecording (Form). Videoreel (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Over there [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 4 min. | Audio track taken from Victor 45130-B as found on the LOC Jukebox (http://www.loc.gov/jukebox/recordings/detail/id/5977) (Content). Illustrations: Victor 45130-B record label (http://www.loc.gov/jukebox/recordings/detail/id/5977) -- That's my fight too (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/acd.2a09928) -- I want you for U.S. Army / James Montgomery Flagg. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g03859) -- [World War I Infantry soldiers, standing in front of photographers backdrop] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.11422) -- Our boys in ...

    • Contributor: Bayes, Nora - Cohan, George M. (George Michael)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Jazz Conversation: Lyricist Iola Brubeck

    videorecording | videorecording ; 39 min | Denise Gallo, Head of Acquisitions and Processing with the Library of Congress Music Division, conducts a conversation with lyricist Iola Brubeck, wife of famed jazz musician Dave Brubeck. (Content). Recorded April 10, 2008 (Date). Speaker Biography: Iola Brubeck (b. Corning, CA, 1923) was a radio broadcaster, actress and journalist who studied at the College of the Pacific ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Brubeck, Iola
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • [ Yo cuando era niño - mi padre querido ...] [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from AFC 1939/001 2611a1 (Content). Illustrations: Mexican migrant drinking cold drink at filling station where truck has stopped en route from Mississippi to his home in the Rio Grande Valley. He had been picking cotton in Mississippi. Neches, Texas (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a27393) -- Mexican seasonal labor, contracted for by planters, picking cotton on Knowlton ...

    • Contributor: Suarez, Jos - Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1939
  • Tchaikovsky & Taneyev: Mentor and Protégé

    videorecording | videorecording ; 45 min | Set within the artistic milieu of the last decades of Imperial Russia, this presentation traces the lives and careers of two of that country's most influential composers: Petr Il'ich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), and his student Sergei Ivanovich Taneyev (1856-1915) -- the former having enjoyed a worldwide celebrity during his lifetime, and the latter's reputation having been eclipsed to ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lavine, Kevin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Grief

    videorecording | 1 video, 3 minutes, 9 seconds | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, October 2009. (General). Courtesy of William Grant Still Music, www.williamgrantstill.com (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hampson, Thomas - Still, William Grant
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • [ Danny Kaye and Vicki Carr visit troops on the USS Hancock during the Vietnam War, March/April 1966]

    videorecording | 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Katherine Dunham on the Circle of Energy

    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
  • Japanese acrobats

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (119 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. arch pos. | 1 reel of 1 (119 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. arch neg. | 1 reel of 1 (119 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. masterpos. | 1 roll (117 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. | Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; ...

    • Contributor: Edison Manufacturing Co.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Late Nineteenth-Century Dance: The German (also known as cotillon; German cotillon) "Blind Man's Buff" (Le Colin Maillard)

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:41 | Performed by members of The Jonquil Street Foundation, Inc. Ariane Anthony, Thomas Baird, Barbara Barr, Patricia Beaman, Christopher Caines, Reneé Camus, Charles Garth, Elizabeth Keen, James Martin, Hugh Murphy, Maris Wolff. Choreography/reconstruction by Elizabeth Aldrich. The Great Hall, The Library of Congress, 15 October 1997. Music: "The Stampede: A Descriptive Hunting Scene" by W. E. Pettee, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Merita Halili and the Raif Hyseni Orchestra Albanian Music from New York

    videorecording | videorecording | Library of Congress (Venue). June 19, 2008 (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Halili, Merita - Raif Hyseni Orchestra
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Danny Kaye - Africa and Asia

    videorecording | 16mm color film | This footage shows people, wildlife, and architecture from various locales in Africa and Asia. The first portion of the film appears to be shot at a Kikuyu guard post in Kenya. (See MAVIS no. 126855). Some later sections appear to be related to Danny Kaye's UNICEF work. (Print viewed). (General). MAVIS record number: 1843843-1-1287952-4 (General). From: Home Movies ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Dunham Technique: Leg swings with two circles

    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
  • Major League Tassa

    videorecording | 1 videorecording: 53 min | Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Major League Tassa (Performing Group)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Rose of Sharon

    motion picture | 1 videorecording ; 64 min. | Friday, October 26, 2012, 8:00 PM (Date). Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, Washington, DC (Venue). Lay Me Low -- He Comes, the Hero Comes -- The President's March -- The Toast -- The Death of General Wolfe -- Jefferson and Liberty (The Gobby O)-- Serenade -- My Days Have Been So Wondrous Free -- Drumdelgie ...

    • Contributor: Frederiksen, Joel - Berry, Brandi - Lepkoff, Jesse - Henriksen, Olav Chris
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-10-26
  • The serenaders

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (26 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (26 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. | 1 roll (26 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. | Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 11Nov1902; H23801. Original main title lacking. Bitzer is listed as cameraman on ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Renaissance Dance: Branle des Lavandieres (Washerwomen's Branle)

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:45 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird, dancers; Susan Manus, violin. Music: "Branle des Lavandieres" from Arbeau. See: pas simple p. 27 recto - 27 verso, pas double p. 27 verso, "Branle des Lavandieres" p. 83 recto - 83 verso - 84 recto. in Arbeau, Thoinot. Orchesographie, (#219), Videorecording (Form). Videoreel (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video