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  • Open thy lattice, love

    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 Characteristics). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Foster, Stephen Collins - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1861
  • U.S. cruiser "Raleigh" /

    From Edison films catalog: A panoramic view of the "Raleigh" as she lies at anchor off 27th Steet, North River, April 17, 1899. Captain Coghlan stands among a group of officers near the bridge. The "Raleigh" fired the first gun at Manila, and is the first boat of the Pacific Squadron visiting New York. All the details of the famous battleship are clearly shown ...

    • Contributor: Coghlan, Joseph Bullock - White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • U.S. cruiser "Olympia" leading naval parade /

    One of 20 films advertised in Edison films catalog no. 94, under the category "Dewey Doings." From the catalog: We equipped eight parties on the occasion of Admiral Dewey's arrival in New York Harbor, Wednesday, September 27th, 1899, and secured the following excellent moving pictures of the Admiral and his great ship, together with the stirring events of Dewey Day, September 29th, the day ...

    • Contributor: Dewey, George - White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
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    Profiles in courage. John Peter Altgeld / Catalog Record Only

    A documentary profile of John Peter Altgeld, one-time Governor of Illinois. Shows how Governor Altgeld sacrificed his career by granting full pardon to a group of anarchists, whom he believed had been unfairly convicted in a murder conspiracy trial. Includes scenes of their trial. Traces the philosophy of anarchism in American history and examines the social pressures of the new industrialism that led to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1965
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    This was America. Faces of America / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on video: Boston Broadcasters, Inc. ; 1980. Research and photographs compiled by Martin W. Sandler, Sherry Reisner ; associate producer, Peter Fiedler ; music by Robert Cavicchio, Edward Korvin, Ron Frangipane ; editing, Dave Teixeira ; director of cinematography, Ed Dadulak. Host: William Shatner. Sources cited below give years of original syndication as 1978 and 1979; unable to determine ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1978
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    This was America. Hometown / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on video: Boston Broadcasters, Inc. ; 1980. Photographs compiled by Martin Sandler, Sherry Reisner ; editing, David Teixeira ; director of photography, Ed Dadulak ; music by Edward Korvin, Ron Frangipane. Host: William Shatner. Sources cited below list years of original syndication as 1978 and 1979; unable to determine in which year this program was first syndicated. Sources used: ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1978
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    A Wild and impractical scheme / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on film: Kaw Valley Films, Inc. ; 1985. Originally released under title Railroads and westward expansion, 1800-1845 by BFA Educational Media in 1978. Full name of production company is Calvin Communications. Sources used: M/B/RS organizations file; copyright descriptive material; Educational film & video locator, 4th ed., v. 2, p. 2602; copyright data sheet. Received: 11/17/86; ref print; copyright deposit--407; ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1985
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    Biography. The Tiffanys : the mark of excellence. Catalog Record Only

    Looks at the rise of the American jewelry house, which was founded in 1837 as a small notions store by Charles Tiffany. Included: how Tiffanys made its mark with silver pieces, and Charles Tiffany's talent for publicity.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1998
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    This was America. Growing up / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on video: Boston Broadcasters, Inc. ; 1980. Photographs compiled by Martin W. Sandler, Sherry Reisner ; editing, David Teixeira ; director of cinematography, Ed Dadulak ; music by Robert Cavicchio, Edward Korvin. Host: William Shatner. Sources cited below list years of original syndication as 1978 and 1979; unable to determine in which year this program was first syndicated. Sources ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1978
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    Frederick Law Olmsted / Catalog Record Only

    Frederick Law Olmsted's life is dramatized, including his creation of New York's Central Park and his pioneering vision for other parks.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    One nation, indivisible / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on film: Kaw Valley Films, Inc. ; 1985. Originally released under title Railroads and westward expansion, 1845-1865 by BFA Educational Media in 1978. Full name of production company is Calvin Communications. Sources used: M/B/RS organizations file; copyright descriptive material; Educational film & video locator, 4th ed., v. 2, p. 2602; copyright data sheet. Received: 11/17/86; ref print; copyright deposit--407; ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1985
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    This was America. Gospel of wealth / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on video: Boston Broadcasters, Inc. ; 1979. Main title and opening credits lacking; main title from end credits. Photographs compiled by Martin W. Sandler ; [music by Robert Cavicchio, Edward Korvin, Ron Frangipane] ; editing, David Teixeira ; director of cinematography, Chip Proser. Host: William Shatner. Sources cited below list years of original syndiction as 1978 and 1979; unable ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1978
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    Profiles in courage. Grover Cleveland / Catalog Record Only

    A documentary profile of Grover Cleveland. Explores the motivation of President Cleveland in vetoing the dependent pensions bill for Civil War veterans in 1887 and in attempting to reduce the high tariff, despite the warnings of his advisers that the animosity of Civil War veterans and powerful business interests would hurt his chances for re-election in 1888.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1965
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    The American experience. Telegrams from the dead / Catalog Record Only

    During the nineteenth century in the U.S., the religion of spiritualism rose to prominence. Many would attend seances in an attempt to contact the dead through mediums, most of whom were female.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1994
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    Amistad / Catalog Record Only

    Amistad is about a 1839 mutiny onboard a slave ship that is traveling towards the Northeast coast of America. Much of the story involves a court room drama about the slave who led the revolt.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1997
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    Solomon Northrup's odyssey / Catalog Record Only

    Solomon Northup kidnapped from Saratoga, New York, into slavery in the mid-nineteenth century spent 12 years experiencing the cruelty of enslavement on various plantations throughout the state of Louisiana.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1984
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    Equal justice under law. The Marshall years. Gibbons vs. Ogden / Catalog Record Only

    PA382-680 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: PUB 18Nov87; REG 9May88; PA382-680. Copyright notice on film: Metropolitan Pittsburgh Public Broadcasting, Inc. ; 1987. MAVIS 1832791; Equal justice under law. The Marshall years. Gibbons vs. Ogden. [1987]. Source used: copyright data sheet. viewing copy; Received: 1988-12-02; copyright deposit--RNR; Copyright Collection. qxp

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1987
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    Equal justice under law. The Marshall years. Marbury vs. Madison / Catalog Record Only

    PA380-205 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: PUB 18Nov87; REG 9May88; PA380-205. Copyright notice on film: Metropolitan Pittsburgh Public Broadcasting, Inc. ; 1987. MAVIS 1832797; Equal justice under law. The Marshall years. Marbury vs. Madison. [1987]. Source used: copyright data sheet. viewing copy; Received: 1988-12-02; copyright deposit--RNR; Copyright Collection. qxp

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1987
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    This was America. A family album / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on video: BBI Productions ; Boston Broadcasters, Inc. ; 1979. Photographs compiled by Martin Sandler ; editing, David Teixeira ; director of photography, Tim Suhrstedt ; music by Robert Cavicchio, Dennis Larosee, John Kiehl. Host: William Shatner. Sources cited below list years of original syndication as 1978 and 1979; unable to determine in which year this program was first ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1978
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    This was America. The land / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on video: Boston Broadcasters, Inc. ; 1980. Photographs compiled by Martin Sandler, Sherry Reisner ; editing, David Teixeira ; director of photography, Ed Dadulak ; music by Edward Korvin, Ron Frangipane. Host: William Shatner. Sources cited below list years of original syndication as 1978 and 1979; unable to determine in which year this program was first syndicated. Sources used: ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1978
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    Wild West tech. Freak show tech / Catalog Record Only

    Shows how technology could turn deformed and handicapped people into entertainment, creating the hideously famous freak shows.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Forgotten Ellis Island: the extraordinary story of America's immigrant hospital / Catalog Record Only

    Lorie Conway's film tells the story of the hospital that treated immigrants passing through Ellis Island.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    History's mysteries. Chain gangs / Catalog Record Only

    History and reformation of chain gangs system in the correctional institutions of the United States.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000
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    America's castles. The great frontier / Catalog Record Only

    Mansions built by Old West pioneers are visited. Included: Terrace Hill in Iowa and Moss Mansion in Montana.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1997
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    The plot to kill Lincoln / Catalog Record Only

    The video discusses the conspiracy to kill Lincoln. Following the assassination, four conspirators were executed including the first woman ever to be executed by the U.S. government. But was it a cover-up to obscure a conspiracy that reached the highest levels of government?

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999