• Student Rights & the School Environment from a Jurisprudential Perspective

    Kluge Fellow J.C. Blokhuis discusses the constitutional rights of students.

    • Contributor: Blokhuis, J.C.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-06-27
  • Panorama from the moving boardwalk /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1900; D16381. Duration: 1:46 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: The camera is stationed on the middle walk of the Platform Mobile, as the French call it, and gives further views and incidents of this Paris Exposition novelty. 100 feet. 15.00. Filmed July 1900, at the Paris Exposition in Paris, France. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Catalog Record

    Love shack / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    DVD; widescreen; Dolby Digital. Title from disc surface. Mark Feuerstein, Ian Gomez, Molly Hagen. Original music by Matt Rollings; casting by Piper Norwood ; director of photgraphy, Thaddeus Wadleigh; editing by Brian T. Murphy, Rod Schultheiss, Robyn T. Migel. After a legendary producer dies, a "family" of adult film performers gather to make a film in his honor. Bonus features: deleted scenes; theatrical trailer; ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • TR in Baltimore during Liberty Loan drive, 1918 /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt, Cardinal James Gibbons, Governor Emerson C. Harrington, Mrs. Thomas J. Preston, Dr. Thomas J. Preston. Duration: 0:54 at 16 fps. On Sept. 28, 1918, Theodore Roosevelt is the principal speaker at the opening of the fourth Liberty Loan campaign in Oriole Baseball Park, Baltimore, Maryland. Wearing a mourning armband for his son, Quentin, Roosevelt walks across the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1918
  • Library of Congress Literacy Awards: 2014 National Book Festival

    Library of Congress Literacy Awards are presented at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • CMA Songwriters Series 2011

    Clint Black, Patty Loveless and Tim Nichols and Bob DiPiero headline an intimate evening of country music presented jointly with the Country Music Association.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-11-16
  • Late Nineteenth-Century Dance: Bow and curtsy (Salutations)

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:14 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird. See: p. 75 in Dodworth, A. Dancing and its relations to education and social life (#186), Videorecording (Form). Videoreel (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Billy Collins: 2014 National Book Festival

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

    • Contributor: Collins, Billy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • To Read or Not to Read: A Question of National Consequence

    A 2007 research report from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) about the state of reading in the United States reached three startling conclusions that are still being debated: Americans are spending less time reading; reading comprehension skills are eroding; and these declines have serious civic, social, cultural and economic implications. Sunil Iyengar, director of the NEA Office of Research and Analysis that ...

    • Contributor: Iyengar, Sunil
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-05-08
  • Folksongs of Another America: Field Recordings from the Upper Midwest, 1937-1946

    America's Upper Midwest is a distinctive region wherein a staggering array of indigenous, immigrant, and enslaved peoples have collectively maintained, merged, and modified their folk song traditions for more than two centuries. During the 1930s and 1940s, Sidney Robertson Cowell, Alan Lomax, and Helene Stratman Thomas set up field studios in homes, hotels, community halls, church basements, and parks throughout Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin ...

    • Contributor: Leary, Jim
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-07-18
  • Deborah Crombie: Book Fest 07

    Mystery author Deborah Crombie in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Crombie, Deborah
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • John Grisham: 2009 National Book Festival

    International best-selling author John Grisham appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Grisham, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Pre-Concert Lecture: The Violin

    motion picture | 1 videorecording ; 55 min. | Whithall Pavillion, Library of Congress, Washington, DC (Venue). December 18, 2012 (Date). 4:3 Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Schoenbaum, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-12-18
  • Panorama from the tower of Brooklyn Bridge /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 12Sept1903; H35636. Duration: 0:35 at 10 fps. Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Photographed April 18, 1899. The view was taken from the tower on the Brooklyn side of the bridge. As the film begins, the camera is looking southwest, towards the southern tip of Manhattan (the Battery). The camera pans very rapidly north following Manhattan's East River shoreline, across ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Anthony Benezet, Father of Atlantic Abolitionism

    Anthony Benezet is recognized as the founder of the antislavery movement in America in the mid-1700s. Benezet believed the British ban on slavery should have been extended to the colonies, and worked to convince his Quaker brethren that slave-owning was not consistent with Christian doctrine. Benezet and his fight against slavery was the topic of a lecture by Maurice Jackson, an assistant professor in ...

    • Contributor: Jackson, Maurice
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-02-26
  • Late Nineteenth-Century Dance: Grand March (also known as The March, Polonaise, Grand Promenade, Opening March)

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 2:33 | 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, Mark Mindek, Hugh Murphy, Maris Wolff. Choreography/reconstruction by Elizabeth Aldrich. The Great Hall, The Library of Congress, 15 October 1997. Music: "Masonic March" by J. Schatzman, 1859. Played by ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1997-10-15
  • Dunham Technique: Second position plié with parallel stretch in fourth position

    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

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  • Latino Poetry: Pivotal Voices, Era of Transition

    Poet and critic Rigoberto Gonzalez delivers a lecture on Latino poetry and some of its most influential poets.

    • Contributor: Gonzalez, Rigoberto
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-04-10
  • Late Nineteenth-Century Dance: Waltz (feet only)

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:42 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird, dancers; Boris Gurevich, piano. Music: "Wein, Weib und Gesang Waltzes," in Johann Strauss Dance Music, Boston: White, Smith and Perry, 189-. See: p. 79-88 in Gilbert, M. Round dancing, (#250), See: p. 62-70 in Dodworth, A. Dancing and its relations to education and social life, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Gail Carson Levine: Book Fest 07

    Gail Carson Levine in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Carson Levine, Gail
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Capturing Sound: How Technology Has Changed Music

    Mark Katz, a professor at the Peabody Conservatory of Music at The Johns Hopkins University, discussed his book, "Capturing Sound: How Technology Has Changed Music." The event was sponsored by the Library's John W. Kluge Center, the Music Division and the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division. According to Katz, who teaches in the Department of Musicology at the Peabody, there is more ...

    • Contributor: Katz, Mark
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-11-09
  • Testing a rotary, Westinghouse works /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 7May1904; H45460. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Duration: 2:49 at 15 fps. For other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. DLC A small group of men turn on what appears to be a generator. As the rotary spins, the men make adjustments to the machine and check its operations. Biograph catalog no. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • The Kislak Pirates Symposium: Panel I, part 1

    Within some 50 years of its discovery, the Americas became a great and growing source of wealth for the Spanish crown. Silks, spices, precious metals and gems flowed across the Pacific to Mexico and Panama as silver and gold were transported across the Gulf of Mexico from Cuba to Spain. Pirates and privateers preyed on these vessels, often as commissioned agents sent out against ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-12-08
  • Phillip M. Hoose & Claudette Colvin: 2010 National Book Festival

    Authors Phillip M. Hoose and Claudette Colvin appear at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • Literary Conversation with Admiral James G. Stavridis

    A moderated discussion with Admiral James G. Stavridis about how literature has impacted his career and what purpose it might have for members of the military.

    • Contributor: Stavridis, James G.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-02-20