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  • NDIIIPP Special Event: Ian MacKaye

    Groundbreaking singer, songwriter and guitarist Ian MacKaye spoke at the Library of Congress on personal digital archiving and the need to educate creators and users in ways to steward our digital cultural heritage.

    • Contributor: Mackaye, Ian
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-05-07
  • The Fourth Part of the World: The Race to the Ends of the Earth and the Epic Story of the Map That Gave America Its Name

    In 1507 Martin Waldessmuller created a map that depicted what was then known as "the fourth part of the world"; the other three parts being Asia, Europe and Africa. One thousand copies were printed but only one remains, discovered by accident in the library of a German castle in 1901. One hundred two years later, the Library of Congress purchased it for $10 million ...

    • Contributor: Lester, Toby
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-11-05
  • José Gervasio Artigas & the Independence of Uruguay

    Uruguayan historian and author Gerardo Caetano discusses José Gervasio Artigas and his role in the Independence of Uruguay in the 1800s.

    • Contributor: Caetano, Gerardo
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-08-27
  • Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz Delivers Keynote Address for Women's History Month

    Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chair of the newly restored House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch, delivered the keynote address for Women's History Month. Speaking to a packed room on the theme "Generations of Women Moving History Forward," Wasserman Schultz complimented the Librarian on his commitment to women in key leadership positions and spoke about her own personal and political history including, in 1992, ...

    • Contributor: Wasserman Schultz, Debbie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-03-14
  • Tourists going round Yellowstone Park /

    "The following pictures were taken by our artists at various points on the Northern Pacific Railway...Rapidly one after the other coach after coach passes before the camera. First comes a big one, six horses, crowded top and inside with tourists. They wave hats and handkerchiefs as they pass. Then comes another; then follows four more, each drawn by a four-horse team, while ten or ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Art Conservation Department at Buffalo State College

    In 1960, Sheldon and Caroline Keck, pioneers in the field of art conservation, established the first U.S. conservation training program at New York University. Ten years later, they established a second program in Cooperstown with the State University of New York at Oneonta. Since its founding, the Cooperstown program has accepted 10 students each year into a three-year course of study towards a master ...

    • Contributor: Speakers, Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-02-29
  • Scenes in San Francisco.

    Panoramas filmed in the ruins of downtown San Francisco and outlying refugee camps following the 1906 earthquake and fire. A scene-by-scene description of the film: [Frame: 0102] Begins with a long, pan of downtown ruins viewed from Natoma Street between 4th and 3rd streets. The pan is from left to right (west to northeast). Buildings of interest: The old San Francisco Mint, with classic ...

    • Contributor: Gove, Otis M. (Otis Meader) - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • Lincoln Symposium: William Lee Miller

    William Lee Miller speaks at the Abraham Lincoln Institute Fifth Annual Symposium (2002) on "'I Felt It My Duty to Refuse': A Presidential Pardon Case." He is introduced by Douglas Wilson.

    • Contributor: Miller, William Lee
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-03-16
  • Literatura de Cordel: Continuity and Change in Brazilian Popular Literature (Day 2, afternoon)

    Literatura de cordel, literally "string literature," refers to small popular books or chapbooks, predominantly from northeastern Brazil. They were often suspended from cords or strings, hung across marketplace stalls belonging to local poets during the late 19th and 20th centuries. Today, cordel chapbooks are still sold and performed on street corners and in markets throughout Brazil, but are more readily circulated through the Internet. ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-27
  • RDA for NACO Catalogers: 2a. PCC Current Requirements: Documentation

    The Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) Secretariat presents 25 webcasts as a portion of an online course created and intended for independent AACR2 Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO) participants who are making the transition to RDA: Resource Description and Access for authority work. The course consists of filmed lectures, hands-on guided sessions, online exercises, and follow-up Q&A webinars, with a brief review period following ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-03-08
  • Dramatists Guild of America 100th Birthday

    The U.S. Copyright Office conducted a program with members of the Dramatists Guild of America on the occasion of its 100th birthday. The program included the Guild's president, Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell, Pippin), Marsha Norman ('night, Mother, The Secret Garden), Doug Wright (I Am My Own Wife, Grey Gardens), Gwydion Suilebhan (Anthem, Cracked), and the Guild's executive director of business affairs Ralph Sevush.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-01-29
  • Dorothy Height

    • Contributor: Height, Dorothy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Dunham Technique: Breathing

    With funds from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Library of Congress undertook the documentation of Katherine Dunham's dance technique during 2001-2003. Included in this website are clips on breathing; contractions; fall and recovery with body roll; 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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • David Maraniss: 2008 National Book Festival

    Reporter David Maraniss appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Maraniss, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Joyce Carol Oates

    • Contributor: Oates, Joyce Carol
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • The Bajich Brothers: Tambura Music from Kansas

    The Bajich Brothers perform tambura music from Kansas, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Brothers, Bajich
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-09-17
  • Mapping Water Use from Space

    Martha Anderson talks about using images from the Landsat satellite program to monitor water use and drought on U.S. farms with pinpoint accuracy to measure evapotranspiration, the total amount of water used in the process of growing crops.

    • Contributor: Anderson, Martha
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-06-14
  • Troops at evacuation of Havana /

    From Edison films catalog: The troops are turning into the Prado from a side street, where stands a triumphal arch erected by the Cubans; but which Gen. Brooke, the Military Governor of Cuba, would not permit to be finished, as he allowed no demonstrations of any kind. The soldiers are the First Texas troops. The streets are crowded with people. Many typical Cubans are ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Pre-Concert Lecture: Stephen Hartke

    Composer Stephen Hartke talks about his new piece.

    • Contributor: Hartke, Stephen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-05-20
  • Capture of Boer battery /

    From New York clipper: By the Gordon Highlanders. In the foreground are two Creusot guns, manned by the Dutch burghers. Smoke effects are due. The Highlanders are seen in the distance, approaching rapidly, easily distinguished by their kilts and bare legs. They sweep all before them, leaving the guns smoking and deserted as they pursue the flying Boers.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Barns

    The first in the Norton/Library of Congress Visual Sourcebooks series, Barns presents a broad, fresh, and newly informed visual analysis of one of America's fundamental building types.

    • Contributor: Vlach, John Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-04-10
  • Robert Bagner Hayling oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Saint Augustine, Florida, 2011-09-14.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Hayling, Robert Bagner
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-14

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  • M.T. Anderson: 2010 National Book Festival

    Author M.T. Anderson appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Anderson, M.T.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • Drago Ensemble Concert

    videorecording | videorecording ; 49 min | Drago, Russia's preeminent Romani (Gypsy) ensemble, presented a lunchtime concert. (Content). Recorded April 27, 2009 (Date). The Drago Ensemble takes its name from the word "drag," which means dear or beloved person in both the Romani and Romanian languages. Drago was founded in February 2007 by a group of like-minded Saint Petersburg artists and musicians. Each of ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Donald Westlake

    • Contributor: Westlake, Donald
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-09-08