• Kim Addonizio: Book Fest 05

    Author and poet Kim Addonizio at the 2005 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Addonizio, Kim
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • James Swanson: Book Fest 07

    James Swanson in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Swanson, James
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Fabio Bonnizoni : Pre-Concert Lecture

    motion picture | 1 videorecording ; 48 min. | Whithall Pavillion, Library of Congress, Washington, DC (Venue). November 29, 2012 (Date). 4:3 Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Bonizzoni, Fabio - Boomhower, Daniel F.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-11-29
  • Catalog Record

    Papers: stories of undocumented youth / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    DVD; region 1; NTSC; stereo; aspect ratio 16:9. In English with optional subtitles in Spanish or English. Edited by Corrinne Theodoru ; associate producers, Dunetchka Otero-Serrano and Andre Nakazawa ; assistant producers, Carol Auger and Aeryca Steinbauer ; music supervisor, Adrian H. Molina ; director of photography, Anne Galisky. Twelve million undocumented immigrants live in the United States; two million of them are children. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Charge of Boer cavalry [no. 2] /

    "In the distance is seen a number of grey objects rapidly approaching, which, upon drawing closer, are recognized as a company of Boer cavalry. As they draw nearer, you can see that they are straining every nerve and urging their horses to the utmost speed. Waving their sabres aloft on they come, so that the audience involuntarily make an effort to move from their ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Gabriel Kahane & Timothy Andres

    Composer/pianists Gabriel Kahane and Timothy Andres discuss their compositions, performing careers and collaboration at the Library of Congress. Both are leading figures in a new generation of musicians who believe in breaking down barriers between musical genres.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-04-05
  • Pas de Deux from "L'Ag'Ya"

    Originally recorded on 16mm at various performances between 1943-1944, the film contains sections of Dunham works Tropics (6 minutes), with Miss Dunham as the Woman with the Cigar; Son (2 minutes); Rara Tonga (4 minutes); Rhumba Jive (2 minutes), title also given as Rumba with a Little Jive Mixed In); Choros #1 (2 minutes); Batacuda (1 minute); Bolero (1 minute); L'Ag'Ya (10 minutes) Market ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Boys diving, Honolulu /

    A large group of small boys stand on a pier, looking up at what probably is the railing and hoping pennies will be thrown into the water for them to retrieve. The boys are clothed only in swim trunks. At a distance of approximately a mile, six large clipper shipss can be seen at anchor.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Patricia McKissack: 2011 National Book Festival

    Patricia McKissack appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: McKissack, Patricia
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • Graphic Satire, Paper Money & the Art of Engraving in Britain, 1797-1821

    Amanda Lahikainen demonstrates how graphic satires and satirical banknotes reflected and helped produce the changing cultures of paper money and engraving during the Bank Restriction Period (1797-1821).

    • Contributor: Lahikainen, Amanda
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-11-14
  • Library Conservation & Scholarly Communication

    This presentation characterizes the changes in scholarly communication and discusses the challenges and opportunities for creating a more robust environment for heritage conservation in research libraries. Particular attention is given to institutional differences among research libraries in the investment in and organization of heritage conservation, mechanisms for achieving economies of scale, the training and employment pipeline, and the role of scientific research.

    • Contributor: Waters, Donald J.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-02-10
  • Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York, 2011-07-18.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Greenberg, Jack
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-07-18

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  • The Library of Congress and Sloan Foundation Book Scanning Project

    Discussed is the Scanning for Access Program in partnership with Internet Archive and sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

    • Contributor: Chaletzky, Aaron
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-08-06
  • Scott Bates oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Sewanee, Tennessee, 2013-06-20.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Bates, Scott
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-06-20

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  • Interview with Four Women Poets

    Grace Cavalieri interviews Rose Solari, Hilary Tham, Karren Alenier and Kim Roberts for the Library's Poet and the Poem Series.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-12-07
  • Hidden Carols: A Christmas Singing Tradition in the English Pennines

    For well over two and a half centuries, the performance of distinctive carols has been a feature of the seasonal holiday of Christmas in villages in many parts of England, especially in the West Country and in the region of South Yorkshire and Derbyshire around Sheffield, on the eastern edge of the Pennine hills. In this talk Ian Russell explores the development of this ...

    • Contributor: Russell, Ian
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2014-01-07
  • R.L. Stine/Storytelling: 2012 National Book Festival

    R.L. Stine appears on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Stine, R.L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Ella Lola, a la Trilby

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (47 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (47 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. | 1 reel of 1 (47 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. masterpos. | 1 roll (47 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. | Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; ...

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • A slave's love /

    Costume drama set in Athens. Polymos lies dejectedly on a couch. He cannot be distracted by the wealth and pleasures around him and puts his hands to his temples as if he was ill. His wife, Chrysis, orders the dancer Chloe to entertain her husband. Chloe appears before Polymos and beginning slowly, she dances for him as if she were the incarnation of a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1907
  • For the papoose /

    A white man is tired of his Indian bride and falls in love with the daughter of a white settler. He escapes with the white girl and his child, but is pursued by his wife's brother, who in a desperate fight, kills him and rescues his sister's child.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1912
  • Looking Homeward Towards Earth: The Power of Perspective

    In 1968, Apollo 8 astronaut William Anders took an image of planet Earth as it emerged from the lunar horizon. The picture, "Earthrise," changed forever society's view of our celestial home, according to NASA Chief Scientist Waleed Abdalati. The image of Earth--beautiful and vulnerable, and suspended in dark stillness--inspired an appreciation that there is one human race, whose fate hinges delicately on mankind's collective ...

    • Contributor: Abdalati, Waleed
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-10-16
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin on Roosevelt & Taft

    Library of Congress historian Michelle Krowl talks to noted author Doris Kearns Goodwin about her book, "The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft and the Golden Age of Journalism."

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-06-18
  • How to Find and Navigate Help

    Judy Dixon provides a tutorial on how to find and navigate help in the BARD Mobile app for iOS devices.

    • Contributor: Dixon, Judy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-01
  • Nikky Finney: 2012 National Book Festival

    Poet Nikky Finney appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Finney, Nikky
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Dreamy Dud--he resolves not to smoke /

    Dreamy Dud steals a man's pipe because he is fascinated with smoking and blowing smoke rings. He smokes the pipe and the smoke turns into a ghost and carries him up to the moon and leaves him. Dud falls off the moon and down to earth. He wakes up on the floor of his room and resolves never to smoke.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915