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  • The  River Boys Polka Band

    The River Boys Polka Band

    videorecording | 1 videorecording: 57 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). June 21, 2006. (Date). This type of polka music and dance is called "Dutch hop" and is found in Nebraska, Colorado, ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - River Boys Polka Band - Schmer, Robert - Beitz , David - Hergenreder , Jerry - Deines, Steve
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Timbuktu Manuscipts and the Efforts to Maintain the Desert

    Timbuktu Manuscipts and the Efforts to Maintain the Desert

    The curator of the Mamma Haidara Memorial Library in Timbuktu, Mali, presented a lecture related to and illustrative of the exhibit "Ancient Manuscripts from the Desert Libraries of Timbuktu." Though known to ...

    • Contributor: Haidara, Abdel Kader
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-09-03
  • Going through the tunnel /

    Going through the tunnel /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 24Feb1898; 13533. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:49 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: On the way to Santa Monica, Cal., the train approaches, runs through and emerges ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • The Capital Pool Checkers Club: Tradition, Competition & Community in Washington DC

    The Capital Pool Checkers Club: Tradition, Competition & Comm...

    Ethnographic photographer Peggy Fleming spent three years photographing and interviewing the members of Washington's Capital Pool Checkers Club. Her resulting study, "Crown Me!" (2010), documents more than an interesting recreational club: it ...

    • Contributor: Fleming, Peggy
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-03-18
  • Kalanidhi Dance: Traditional Kuchipudi from Maryland

    Kalanidhi Dance: Traditional Kuchipudi from Maryland

    Kalanidhi Dance Company was founded in 2005. Its artistic approach is to explore creative and contemporary ideas through the vocabulary of Kuchipudi, while retaining the essence and integrity of the classical form. ...

    • Contributor: Kalanidhi Dance Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2013-08-14
  • Moral Guardianship and the First-Amendment Rights

    Moral Guardianship and the First-Amendment Rights

    The author discussed censorship in america from the Gilded Age to the computer age.

    • Contributor: Boyer, Paul S.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-03-06
  • Samuel Barber: Serendipitous discoveries

    Samuel Barber: Serendipitous discoveries

    motion picture | 1 videorecording ; 60 min. | Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, Washington, DC (Venue). October 2, 2012 (Date). LC/AMS Fall 2012 Lecture (General). 4:3 Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Heyman, Barbara B.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-10-02
  • Canoeing on the Charles River, Boston, Mass. /

    Canoeing on the Charles River, Boston, Mass. /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 21Jul04; H48348. Cameraman, Edwin S. Porter. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 45. Duration: 2:09 at 16 fps. About fifty canoes filled with people on ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Master Class with Paolo Pandolfo

    Master Class with Paolo Pandolfo

    Considered one of the world's finest gambists, Paolo Pandolfo offered a free master class in the Library's Coolidge Auditorium, working with three exceptional young students: Amy Domingues (known in indie-rock circles for ...

    • Contributor: Pandolfo, Paolo
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-01-27
  • Treating the Second Anglo Afghan War Album: Negotiations Between Book & Photograph Conservation

    Treating the Second Anglo Afghan War Album: Negotiations Betw...

    The Library of Congress "Afghanistan" album, containing 97 albumen prints from the Second Anglo-Afghan war, was severely deteriorated and could not be handled by patrons. Before treatment, conservators Dana Hemmenway and Yasmeen ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-06-18
  • Interview with Billy Collins

    Interview with Billy Collins

    Billy Collins was the Library's Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry for 2001-2002. His books of poetry include Sailing Alone Around the Room (Random House, 2001); Picnic, Lightning (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1998); ...

    • Contributor: Collins, Billy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-12-07
  • Panorama from Times Building, New York /

    Panorama from Times Building, New York /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 11Apr1905; H59310. Duration: 2:04 at 15 fps. Camera, Wallace McCutcheon. The view is from the top of the then newly-erected Times Building, at a height of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1905
  • Scene in Chinatown /

    Scene in Chinatown /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 24Apr1903; H30730. Duration: 1:06 at 15 fps. Camera, Raymond Ackerman. Photographed: September 15, 1900. Location: Chinatown, San Francisco. This film was shot in an alley of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Panorama of gorge railway /

    Panorama of gorge railway /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 26May1900; D11028. Duration: 0:47 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: One of the most interesting places in the vicinity of Niagara Falls is the Whirlpool Rapids, where ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Ann Amernick: Book Fest 07

    Ann Amernick: Book Fest 07

    Chef Ann Amernick in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Amernick, Ann
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Margot Livesey: 2012 National Book Festival

    Margot Livesey: 2012 National Book Festival

    Margot Livesey appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Livesey, Margot
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Maratón de Poesía

    Maratón de Poesía

    Poets of the Teatro de la Luna's 20th annual "Maratón de Poesía" read from their work. Presentation is in Spanish. Presenters include Rei Berroa (Profesor, Universidad George Mason) and poets Luis Alberto ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-06-08
  • Justin Martin: 2011 National Book Festival

    Justin Martin: 2011 National Book Festival

    Biographer Justin Martin appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Martin, Justin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Rosemary Wells

    Rosemary Wells

    • Contributor: Wells, Rosemary
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Walt Whitman, Rural New Yorker

    Walt Whitman, Rural New Yorker

    Kluge fellow Karen Karbiener delivers a lecture entitled "Walt Whitman, Rural New Yorker." A boy from rural Long Island moves to Brooklyn and, without money or mentorship, conceives, writes, and self-publishes America's ...

    • Contributor: Karbiener, Karen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-06-24
  • Krazy Kat goes a-wooing /

    Krazy Kat goes a-wooing /

    Copyright: International Film Service, Inc.; 29Feb16; MP557. Story, George Herriman. Duration: 2:15 at 22 fps. Krazy Kat's serenade outside the window of Ignatz Mouse meets with a barrage of bricks. Summary from ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • The Folklore Behind Ecology, or Why Scientists in Ecology Need Help from Folklorists

    The Folklore Behind Ecology, or Why Scientists in Ecology Nee...

    Our laws, policies and the fundamental scientific ideas about nature derive from ancient myths and modern folklore. We "save" endangered species and manage our natural resources based on beliefs about a balance ...

    • Contributor: Botkin, Daniel B.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-04-05
  • Jane Yolen

    Jane Yolen

    Jane Yolen at the 2003 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Yolen, Jane
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • Landscape Renovation: New Plantings for the Madison Building Gardens

    Landscape Renovation: New Plantings for the Madison Building ...

    The planting beds in the front of the Madison Building were completely redesigned in the Spring of 2006. Senior Landscape Architect of the United States Capitol Matthew Evans presented a lecture describing ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-03-23
  • Taylor Branch: 2006 National Book Festival

    Taylor Branch: 2006 National Book Festival

    Taylor Branch speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Branch, Taylor
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • River of Words

    River of Words

    The environmental poetry and art contest River of Words holds its annual awards ceremony at the Library.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-05-13
  • Mapping Water Use from Space

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Anderson, Martha
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-06-14
  • Using Fair Trade Principles to Empower Women in Northern Uganda

    Using Fair Trade Principles to Empower Women in Northern Uganda

    Halle Butvin discussed using fair trade principles to empower women in Northern Uganda.

    • Contributor: Butvin, Halle
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-11-02
  • The  man I love

    The man I love

    motion picture | videorecording ; 11 min. | Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Graves, Denyce - Wintle, James - Gershwin, George - Gershwin, Ira
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • The Most Wanted Man in America

    The Most Wanted Man in America

    • Contributor: Evans, Clark
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • 2013 Witter Bynner Fellows

    2013 Witter Bynner Fellows

    2013 Witter Bynner Fellows Sharon Dolin and Shara McCallum are introduced by Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey at their inaugural reading at the Library of Congress.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-04-02
  • Juan Gabriel Vásquez

    Juan Gabriel Vásquez

    Author Juan Gabriel Vásquez read from his work and participated in a moderated discussion with translator Anne McLean. Vásquez's latest novel, "The Sound of Things Falling" (El ruido de las cosas al ...

    • Contributor: V&Aacute - Squez , Juan Gabriel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-11-21
  • Transporting Internal Rev. stamps, U.S.P.O. /

    Transporting Internal Rev. stamps, U.S.P.O. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34994. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 334. The film shows a two-horse postal delivery wagon backed against a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Treasures in the Pre-1800 General Collections of Music

    Treasures in the Pre-1800 General Collections of Music

    Susan Clermont makes a presentation on the Music Division's collections prio to 1800 as part of the Library's docent training.

    • Contributor: Clermont, Susan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-12-07
  • Linda Pastan: 2011 National Book Festival

    Linda Pastan: 2011 National Book Festival

    Poet Linda Pastan appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Pastan, Linda
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Collecting mail, U.S.P.O. /

    Collecting mail, U.S.P.O. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34968. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 61. The subject is the movement of mail by the U.S. postal ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Siobhan Vivian & Jenny Han: 2012 National Book Festival

    Siobhan Vivian & Jenny Han: 2012 National Book Festival

    Siobhan Vivian and Jenny Han appear at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Leopold Sedar Senghor: Thinker, Statesman, Poet

    Leopold Sedar Senghor: Thinker, Statesman, Poet

    Souleymane Bachir Diagne, professor of philosophy and religion at Northwestern University, gave a lecture titled "Leopold Sedar Senghor: Thinker, Statesman and Poet" in a program sponsored by the African and Middle Eastern ...

    • Contributor: Diagne, Souleymane Bachir
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-11-07
  • 2013 Library of Congress Literacy Awards: PlanetRead

    2013 Library of Congress Literacy Awards: PlanetRead

    PlanetRead is the recipient of the International Prize, one of three 2013 Library of Congress Literacy Awards.

    • Contributor: Kothari, Brij
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-11-04
  • A morning alarm /

    A morning alarm /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 27Nov1896; 64784. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:51 at 30 fps. From Maguire & Baucus catalogues: This shows the Fire Department leaving headquarters for an early morning fire. The ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1896
  • In Search of Sacco & Vanzetti

    In Search of Sacco & Vanzetti

    It was a bold and brutal crime: robbery and murder in broad daylight on the streets of South Braintree, Mass., in 1920. Tried for the crime and convicted, two Italian-born laborers, anarchists ...

    • Contributor: Tejada, Susan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-06-21
  • The Paganini Project with Peter Sheppard Skærved

    The Paganini Project with Peter Sheppard Skærved

    Polymathic and ever-curious British violinist Peter Sheppard Skærved delves into the Library's fascinating Niccolò Paganini collection. Examining posters, playbills, letters, manuscripts and memorabilia collected by Paganini himself, he reveals how the virtuoso ...

    • Contributor: Sk&Aelig - Rved, Peter Sheppard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-06-06
  • Charles Wheelan: 2013 National Book Festival

    Charles Wheelan: 2013 National Book Festival

    Charles Wheelan appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Wheelan, Charles
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • The Highly Civilized Man: Richard Burton and the Victorian World

    The Highly Civilized Man: Richard Burton and the Victorian World

    Sir Richard Burton, one of the most intriguing figures of Victorian Era Great Britain, who was a daring adventurer, prolific writer, prodigious linguist and translator of "The Arabian Nights" and "Kama Sutra," ...

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Dane
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-11-30
  • Bluegrass Odyssey: A Documentary in Pictures and Words, 1966-86

    Bluegrass Odyssey: A Documentary in Pictures and Words, 1966-86

    The fruit of four decades of collaboration between bluegrass music's premier historian and photographer, Bluegrass Odyssey offers a fascinating journey into the heart of a quintessentially American musical form.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-02-27
  • Okee Dokee Brothers (Sat): 2012 National Book Festival

    Okee Dokee Brothers (Sat): 2012 National Book Festival

    The Okee Dokee Brothers perform on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival (Saturday).

    • Contributor: Okee Dokee Brothers
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Laurie Smith: Book Fest 05

    Laurie Smith: Book Fest 05

    Author Laurie Smith at the 2005 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Smith, Laurie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • A Slave in the White House

    A Slave in the White House

    Elizabeth Dowling Taylor has used correspondence, legal documents and journal entries rarely seen before to write "A Slave in the White House: Paul Jennings and the Madisons."

    • Contributor: Taylor, Elizabeth Dowling
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-02-07
  • Sharon Creech: Book Fest 05

    Sharon Creech: Book Fest 05

    Author Sharon Creech at the 2005 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Creech, Sharon
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • Catch the Suffragists' Spirit: The Millers' Suffrage Scrapbooks

    Catch the Suffragists' Spirit: The Millers' Suffrage Scrapbooks

    Rosemary Fry Plakas discusses the seven suffrage scrapbooks compiled between 1897 and 1911 by Elizabeth Smith Miller and her daughter, Anne Fitzhugh Miller of Geneva, New York. The scrapbooks document the activities ...

    • Contributor: Fry Plakas, Rosemary
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-02-22
  • Sutro Baths /

    Sutro Baths /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20Sept1897; 52619. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:24 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: Another view in which the figures show larger. A springboard furnishes the bathers with ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Orhan Pamuk: 2010 National Book Festival

    Orhan Pamuk: 2010 National Book Festival

    Turkish novelist and scholar Orhan Pamuk appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Pamuk , Orhan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • Kay Ryan: 2008 National Book Festival

    Kay Ryan: 2008 National Book Festival

    Kay Ryan, Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry for 2008-2009, speaks at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Ryan, Kay
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • 2013 Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence by Amartya Sen

    2013 Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence by Amartya Sen

    The Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence presents the most distinguished contributors to international jurisprudence, judged through writings, reputation, and broad and continuing influence on contemporary legal scholarship. The series has been generously ...

    • Contributor: Sen, Amartya
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-11-07
  • Odysseas Elytis & the Hispanic World

    Odysseas Elytis & the Hispanic World

    Odysseas Elytis influenced Hispanic literature in the late 1930s and 1940s with his exuberant style, adding a further level of passion to the established poetic romanticism of the day. In this presentation, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-01-27
  • Walter Dean Myers: 2012 National Book Festival

    Walter Dean Myers: 2012 National Book Festival

    Walter Dean Myers appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Myers, Walter Dean
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Cultural Institutions & Wikipedia: A Mutually Beneficial Relationship

    Cultural Institutions & Wikipedia: A Mutually Beneficial Rela...

    Over the past few years, cultural institutions have formed partnerships with Wikipedia in order to increase their visibility on the web and connect with a vibrant community of online volunteers. As a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-08-13
  • The Need for Global Democratic Governance: The Perspective from Latin America

    The Need for Global Democratic Governance: The Perspective fr...

    Fernando Henrique Cardoso, a sociologist, politician and president of Brazil from 1994 to 2002, delivered the fourth annual Kissinger Lecture on Foreign Policy and International Relations.

    • Contributor: Cardoso, Fernando Henrique
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-02-22
  • Katherine Dunham on "Mazouk" from "L'Ag'Ya"

    Katherine Dunham on "Mazouk" from "L'Ag'Ya"

    In this series of clips recorded in September 2002, Katherine Dunham speaks about her influence on American dance; dance anthropology; her anthropological films; Shango; L'Ag'Ya; the Mazouk from L'Ag'Ya; the need for ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Laura Lippman

    Laura Lippman

    • Contributor: Lippman, Laura
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • Native American Women Writers Discuss New Book, "Sister Nations"

    Native American Women Writers Discuss New Book, "Sister Nations"

    Native American women writers discuss new book, "Sister Nations."

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-03-04
  • We write the Songs: ASCAP Concert 2012

    We write the Songs: ASCAP Concert 2012

    videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 137 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on May 15, 2012. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Williams, Paul - Nunn, Terri - Parker, Ray - Burgie, Irving - Bishop, Stephen - Melanie - Foliart, Dan - Fekaris, Dino - Stapleton, Chris (Musician) - Schwartz, Stephen - Simpson, Valerie - American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
  • Spaces of Calculation: Street Addressing and the Making of a Geo-coded World

    Spaces of Calculation: Street Addressing and the Making of a ...

    Street addressing is one of the most basic strategies employed by governmental authorities to tax, police, manage and monitor the spatial whereabouts of individuals within a population. Despite the central importance of ...

    • Contributor: Rose Redwood, Reuben
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-12-03
  • [Performance of Bach's Chaconne on "Castelbarco" violin]

    [Performance of Bach's Chaconne on "Castelbarco" violin]

    videorecording | Violinist Nicholas Kitchen recorded Bach's Chaconne on 5 violins in the Library of Congress's collections to compare the sounds in March, 2007. Recording was made at the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Kitchen, Nicholas - Bach, Johann Sebastian
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Rediscover Northern Ireland 2008: I Am a Wee Weaver: Weaving and Singing in Northern Ireland

    Rediscover Northern Ireland 2008: I Am a Wee Weaver: Weaving ...

    Handloom weaving was dominated by men in 19th century Ireland. The Industrial Revolution changed that, enabling women to take the dominant role in the factory production of linen. In this talk, Maurice ...

    • Contributor: Leyden, Maurice
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008-12-04
  • Courtland Cox oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C., 2011-07-08.

    Courtland Cox oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosn...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Cox, Courtland
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-07-08

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  • Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers

    Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers

    The Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers perform a capella gospel music from Kentucky, another in the 2009 Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009-07-16
  • The XVI Poetry Marathon of Teatro de la Luna

    The XVI Poetry Marathon of Teatro de la Luna

    The Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress hosted an afternoon of Spanish poetry featuring poets from Spain, Latin America and the Caribbean. Each poet read a selection in Spanish, followed by ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-04-11
  • International Summit of the Book 1: Day One

    International Summit of the Book 1: Day One

    The Library of Congress hosted the first International Summit of the Book and began what library leaders envision as an annual global meeting of minds to discuss and promote the book as ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-12-06
  • Music in the Lincoln White House

    Music in the Lincoln White House

    Music scholars and Library curators discuss music in the Lincoln White House. Presented in cooperation with the White House Historical Association.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-02-09
  • The Empires Who Came in from the Cold: Decolonization and the Cold War

    The Empires Who Came in from the Cold: Decolonization and the...

    The overlapping timelines of post-World-War-II decolonization and the Cold War create a fascinating interrelationship, according to historian Jason Parker. According to Parker, decolonization entailed not just the transfer of political and juridical ...

    • Contributor: Parker, Jason
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-07-21
  • Newspaper Titan: The Infamous Life and Monumental Times of Cissy Patterson

    Newspaper Titan: The Infamous Life and Monumental Times of Ci...

    Amanda Smith discussed her Patterson biography, "Newspaper Titan: The Infamous Life and Monumental Times of Cissy Patterson." She was called the most powerful woman in America, surpassing first ladies Eleanor Roosevelt and ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Amanda
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-03-15
  • Ken Burns: 2009 National Book Festival

    Ken Burns: 2009 National Book Festival

    Ken Burns, producer of groundbreaking documentaries for more than 30 years appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Burns, Ken
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Surati —Classical and Folk Indian Dance from New Jersey

    Surati —Classical and Folk Indian Dance from New Jersey

    Surati performs classical and folk East Indian music and dance at the Library of Congress, November 19, 2008. videorecording | videorecording ; 88 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). November 19, 2008. ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Surati (Dance Group) - Roy, Rimli - Austen, Theadocia Millich - Todorova Pirgova, Iveta
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • [Procession at Séville and bullfighting scenes] /

    [Procession at Séville and bullfighting scenes] /

    Title on film, En Espagne, only covers first film, Procession à Séville, III, and a few other films listed in contents. En Espagne may be an intertitle and does not cover all ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Congress: Crucible of American Democracy

    Congress: Crucible of American Democracy

    Though often treated by historians, political scientists and the American public as of lesser consequence than the Executive Branch, the U.S. Congress has historically served as the crucible of American democracy. In ...

    • Contributor: Stathis, Steven
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-05-29
  • The Three Waves of Jewish Migration to China, 1845-1940

    The Three Waves of Jewish Migration to China, 1845-1940

    Liliane Willens discussed "The Three Waves of Jewish Migration to China, 1845-1940."

    • Contributor: Willens, Liliane
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-10-04
  • Cataloging Distribution Service: A Century of Service

    Cataloging Distribution Service: A Century of Service

    This film presents the history of the Library's Cataloging Distribution Service and covers cataloging distribution and the bibliographic products industry. It includes appearances by key Library of Congress cataloging managers.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-06-18
  • Audrey Nell Hamilton and JoeAnn Anderson Ulmer oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Saint Augustine, Florida, 2011-09-13.

    Audrey Nell Hamilton and JoeAnn Anderson Ulmer oral history i...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Hamilton, Audrey Nell - Ulmer, Joeann Anderson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-13

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  • 2010 Americas Award

    2010 Americas Award

    Authors Julia Alvarez and Carmen Tafolla and illustrator Magaly Morales received the 2010 Americas Award for Children's and Young-Adult Literature at the 17th annual award presentation.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-10-23
  • Kadir Nelson: 2013 National Book Festival

    Kadir Nelson: 2013 National Book Festival

    Kadir Nelson appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Nelson, Kadir
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • New Ballard's Branch Bogtrotters

    New Ballard's Branch Bogtrotters

    videorecording | videorecording ; 27 min | Forms part of Legends and Legacies: A Concert and Symposium Celebrating Joe Wilson and the NCTA Collection (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - New Ballard's Branch Bogtrotters (Musical Group)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Journals of a Pioneer Argonaut, Daniel Jenks

    Journals of a Pioneer Argonaut, Daniel Jenks

    Sara W. Duke, curator of popular and applied graphic art in the Prints & Photographs Division, uses unique drawings in the Library of Congress and other archival materials to tell the story ...

    • Contributor: Duke, Sara
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-10-09
  • Suzy Lee: 2013 National Book Festival

    Suzy Lee: 2013 National Book Festival

    Suzy Lee appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Lee, Suzy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • The Roosevelt Dam [1] /

    The Roosevelt Dam [1] /

    Copyright: no reg. Editor, Caroline Gentry. Appearing: President Roosevelt, Frederick H. Newell, Gifford Pinchot, Edith Roosevelt, Louis C. Hill, Benjamin A. Fowler, Richard E. Sloan, John P. Orme. Duration: 4:58 (part 1), ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1928
  • Optical Scanning Applied to Recorded Sound Preservation & Access

    Optical Scanning Applied to Recorded Sound Preservation & Access

    Carl Haber discusses the current status of ongoing collaborative research between the Library of Congress and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories.

    • Contributor: Haber, Carl
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-10-04
  • Poetry Reading by Merrill Leffler

    Poetry Reading by Merrill Leffler

    Merrill Leffler speaks about his new book, "Mark the Music."

    • Contributor: Leffler, Merrill
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-24
  • Mid-Nineteenth-Century Dance: Five Step Waltz (also known as Cinq Temps; Valse en Cinq Temps; Waltze à Cinque Temps)

    Mid-Nineteenth-Century Dance: Five Step Waltz (also known as ...

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:28 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird, dancers; Boris Gurevich, piano. Music: "Waltz in five-four," in First Part of the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • TR's arrival in Panama, November 1906 [2] /

    TR's arrival in Panama, November 1906 [2] /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt, President Amador Guerrero. Duration: 1:55 at 12 fps. TR became the first President in office to visit a foreign country while on an inspection tour ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • Romila Thapar: Perceptions of the Past in Early India

    Romila Thapar: Perceptions of the Past in Early India

    One of the world's foremost experts on the history of early India, Romila Thapar, winner of the 2008 Kluge Prize, discussed the rich and ancient civilization in a lecture titled "Perceptions of ...

    • Contributor: Thapar, Romila
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-05-12
  • Henry Petroski: 2010 National Book Festival

    Henry Petroski: 2010 National Book Festival

    Engineer and professor Henry Petroski speaks at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Petroski, Henry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • Stealing a dinner

    Stealing a dinner

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Why Two in One Flesh: The Western Case for Monogamy Over Polygamy

    Why Two in One Flesh: The Western Case for Monogamy Over Poly...

    John Witte Jr. discussed the history of the West's predilection for monogamy over polygamy.

    • Contributor: Witte Jr., John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-04-30
  • Policy and pie /

    Policy and pie /

    Title appears in some sources as Policy & pie. Copyright: no reg. Duration: 3:31 (part 1) and 3:29 (part 2) at 22 fps. The Captain gets a life insurance policy and gives ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1918
  • Louis Sachar: 2006 National Book Festival

    Louis Sachar: 2006 National Book Festival

    Louis Sachar speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Sachar, Louis
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Karl Ove Knausgaard Reads from "My Struggle: Book One"

    Karl Ove Knausgaard Reads from "My Struggle: Book One"

    Norwegian novelist Karl Ove Knausgaard reads selections from his novel 'My Struggle: Book One' and discusses the state of contemporary Norwegian literature.

    • Contributor: Knausgaard, Karl Ove
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-05-02
  • Chimmie Hicks at the races

    Chimmie Hicks at the races

    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. ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • [ Excerpt from "The Danny Kaye Show," November 20, 1963]

    [ Excerpt from "The Danny Kaye Show," November 20, 1963]

    videorecording | The closing monologue by Danny Kaye to the audience. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Pianist, Vocalist and Composer Henry Butler Discusses Teaching and Performing Rhythm & Blues and Jazz

    Pianist, Vocalist and Composer Henry Butler Discusses Teachin...

    Pianist, vocalist and composer Henry Butler discusses his life of teaching and performing rhythm and blues and jazz. He performs selected pieces on the piano that were influenced by his native New ...

    • Contributor: Butler, Henry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-11-01
  • Giant in the Shadows: The Life of Robert T. Lincoln

    Giant in the Shadows: The Life of Robert T. Lincoln

    Robert T. Lincoln was Abraham and Mary's oldest and last-surviving son, yet little has been published about the lawyer, businessman and statesman who lived during one of the most progressive and dynamic ...

    • Contributor: Emerson, Jason
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-07-16
  • Breakfast: 2011 National Book Festival

    Breakfast: 2011 National Book Festival

    Several authors speak at the kick-off breakfast for the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Panorama exterior Westinghouse works /

    Panorama exterior Westinghouse works /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 2May1904; H45157. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Duration: 2:24 (part 1) and 3:12 (part 2) at 16 fps. For other holdings on ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Kay Ryan: 2009 National Book Festival

    Kay Ryan: 2009 National Book Festival

    U.S. Poet Laureate Kay Ryan appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Ryan, Kay
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Public Art and Illustrations: The Cartoons and Art of Ding Cong

    Public Art and Illustrations: The Cartoons and Art of Ding Cong

    Sponsored by the Library's John W. Kluge Center, this symposium celebrates the life and work of China's famous cartoonist and artist, Ding Cong, who provided daring social commentary on Chinese society during ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-20
  • A Legend is Born

    A Legend is Born

    • Contributor: Duke, Sarah W.
    • Original Format: Film, Video