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  • Frances Perkins, the Woman Behind FDR

    Although she is no longer a household name, Frances Perkins was one of the most influential people of the 20th century. Kirstin Downey discussed her new book, "The Woman Behind the New ...

    • Contributor: Downey, Kirstin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-03-23
  • Michael Beschloss: Book Fest 07

    Historian Michael Beschloss in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Beschloss, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • President Harding and Calvin Coolidge [1] /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: Warren G. Harding, Florence Kling Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Will H. Hays, George T. Harding, Henry Cabot Lodge, Edwin P. Morrow. Duration: 3:59 (part 1), 4:01 (part 2), 2:15 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1920
  • Cartoon--TR's arrival in Africa /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 0:20 at 24 fps. Viewing print (16 mm.) and non-viewing pos lack interior title. DLC Animated caricature of the animals' attitude towards TR's arrival in Africa. Views of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1909
  • Benjamin Harrison Papers

    Interview

    • Contributor: Sellers, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996-06-01
  • Execution of Czolgosz, with panorama of Auburn Prison /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Nov1901; H10605. Duration: 3:24 at 15 fps. Camera: Edwin S. Porter. Location: Studio, New York City; Auburn, New York. The film begins by showing railroad cars in the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Images of America: Mount Vernon

    Author Patrick L. O'Neill, historian and archaeologist, discussed his book, "Images of America: Mount Vernon." In his lecture, he discussed how he researched diverse collections at the Library of Congress for his ...

    • Contributor: O'Neill, Patrick
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-02-10
  • The martyred presidents /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 7Oct1901; H9412. Duration: 1:04 at 15 fps. Camera: Edwin S. Porter. This film is difficult to classify. It opens on a scene showing a mourner with bowed head ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin: 2006 National Book Festival

    Doris Kearns Goodwin speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Kearns Goodwin, Doris
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Catalog Record

    Theodore Roosevelt his life and times on film / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Mode of access: World Wide Web. Title from Web page (viewed on June 7, 2002). Offered as part of the American Memory online resource compiled by the National Digital Library Program of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999
  • Lincoln's Other White House: the Untold Story of the Man and His Presidency

    Elizabeth Smith Brownstein, author of "If This House Could Talk ...: Historic Homes, Extraordinary Americans," discussed her new book, "Lincoln's Other White House; the Untold Story of the Man and His Presidency," ...

    • Contributor: Smith Brownstein, Elizabeth
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-02-07
  • Gateway to Knowledge Travelling Exhibition

    A specially-designed 18-wheel truck brought treasures and information from the Library of Congress into cities and towns across America. Beginning in September 2010, the "Gateway to Knowledge" rolling exhibition visited sites in ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-11-29
  • Lincoln Symposium: Doris Kearns Goodwin

    Doris Kearns Goodwin speaks on "Lincoln's White House" at the Abraham Lincoln Institute Fifth Annual Symposium (2002). She is introduced by Steven Lee Carson.

    • Contributor: Goodwin, Doris Kearns
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-03-16
  • The Library of Congress Illustrated Timeline of the Civil War

    Margaret (Peggy) Wagner discusses "The Library of Congress Illustrated Timeline of the Civil War" in commemoration the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Wagner, Margaret
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-12
  • Visitin' 'round at Coolidge Corners /

    Copyright: reg. unknown. Probable producer, distributor, and distribution date from phone call to W. Jenney at the Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site, 8/25/97. Duration: 2:19 (part 1) and 3:50 (part 2) at ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1924
  • Bob Woodward: 2006 National Book Festival

    Bob Woodward speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Woodward, Bob
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • The New Deal Legacy and Contemporary Scholarship, Part 1

    The "New Deal" Franklin Delano Roosevelt had promised the American people began to take shape immediately after his inauguration on March 4, 1933. The multi-faceted social, cultural and fiscal recovery program aimed ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-03-14
  • Jefferson and His Legacy

    Historians Joseph Ellis and Annette Gordon-Reed discuss Jefferson and his legacy.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000-07-25
  • Opening Reception of "With Malice Toward None: The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Exhibition"

    Librarian of Congress James Billington and Union Pacific Corporation, the exclusive sponsor of "With Malice Toward None: The Abraham Bicentennial Exhibition," hosted a reception celebrating the opening of the exhibit. Speakers included ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-02-10
  • TR's reception in Albuquerque, N.M., 1916 /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: President Roosevelt, George Curry, Albert B. Fall. Duration: 2:07 at 18 fps. TR is cordially received on October 23, 1916 in Albuquerque, N.M. where he speaks on behalf ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916