• J.A. Jance: Book Fest 07

    J.A. Jance in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Jance, J.A.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Ninth Annual State of the Nigerian Nation Symposium: Morning Session

    The African Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division and the Nigeria Peoples Forum-USA jointly hosted the Ninth Annual State of the Nigerian Nation Symposium -- Developing Nigeria's Power Sector: Strategies, Challenges and Impact.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-10-10
  • 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
  • Fellowship of Southern Writers Celebration

    This event highlights distinguished literary writers and writing from the South, hosted by Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry (and Mississippi Poet Laureate) Natasha Trethewey. Readers included Madison Smart Bell, Edward P. Jones, Jill McCorkle, Ron Rash and Charles Wright.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-27
  • Thinking Differently About Web Page Preservation

    Representatives from Old Dominion University Department of Computer Science, who were joined by Library of Congress program officer Martha Anderson, provided an overview of their work on the Archive Ingest and Handling Test (AIHT), http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/technical/aiht.html, an initiative sponsored by the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program. http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/index.html The AIHT was designed to test the feasibility of transferring digital archives from one institution to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-06-29
  • TR reviews and addresses troops [Fort Sheridan, Ill.]; TR riding in auto, Chicago, 1917 /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt, Captain Georges Etienne Bertrand, Colonel James A. Ryan, Arthur Meeker, Samuel Insull. Duration: 1:34 at 18 fps. Two segments of TR during a midwestern speaking tour in support of military preparedness. On September 27, 1917, TR visited the officers' training camp at Fort Sheridan, Illinois. Views of troops marching past a reviewing stand for inspection by TR ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Tayari Jones: 2012 National Book Festival

    Tayari Jones appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Jones, Tayari
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • American Political Cartoons: 1764-2010

    From Benjamin Franklin's drawing of the first American political cartoon in 1754 to Herblock's blistering attacks on Richard Nixon, editorial cartoons have always been a part of American journalism and politics. The authors of "American Political Cartoons 1754-2010" discuss their book.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-04-27
  • National Ambassador for Young People's Literature 2010-2011 Announcement

    Announcement of the second National Ambassador for Young People's Literature at the Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson Building. Remarks are given by the past and new National Ambassadors.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-01-05
  • And Wheat Completed the Cycle: Flour Mills, Social Memory, and Industrial Culture in Sonora, Mexico

    "The abandoned flour mills throughout the region," said a Mexican researcher interviewed during fieldwork in northern Mexico, "are the equivalent for Sonorans of the pyramids in Central Mexico." In this talk about her research as a Fulbright Fellow in Sonora, Mexico for the last nine months, folklorist and anthropologist Maribel Alvarez explores the role of wheat - a grain introduced by the Spanish to ...

    • Contributor: Alvarez, Maribel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-04-21
  • Work & Transformation: Panels 5, 6 & 7

    This symposium featured presentations by the 2010 recipients of the American Folklife Center's Archie Green Fellowships on their research and documentation of the culture and traditions of American workers in New York, Idaho, and Louisiana. Panels also included representatives of community-based documentation projects supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services concerning the role of America's libraries and museums as vibrant centers for ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-12-07
  • Poetry of J.D. McClatchy

    The Spring Literary Season continued at the Library of Congress with a reading by poet J.D. McClatchy.

    • Contributor: McClatchy, J.D.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-04-02
  • Through Veterans' Eyes: The Iraq and Afghanistan Experience

    Larry Minear discusses his book "Through Veterans' Eyes: The Iraq and Afghanistan Experience," based on interviews culled from the Library of Congress Veterans History Project collection.

    • Contributor: Minear, Larry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-11-19
  • What happened on Twenty-third Street, New York City /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 21Aug1901; H7985. Duration: 1:17 at 15 fps. A street level view from the sidewalk, looking along the length of 23rd Street. Following actuality footage of pedestrians and street traffic, the actors, a man in summer attire and a woman in an ankle-length dress, walk toward the camera. As they cross a grate on the sidewalk they pause, and the escaping ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Arrival of McKinley's funeral train at Canton, Ohio /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 26Sept1901; H9082. Duration: 0:41 at 15 fps. Location: Canton, Ohio. Photographed September 18, 1901. It is apparent that the camera was placed on a platform of a train station. A steam locomotive pulling several passenger cars can be seen nearing the camera position and coming to a stop. The remainder of the film is concerned with the people who get ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • David Maraniss: 2012 National Book Festival

    Pulitzer prize-winner David Maraniss appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Maraniss, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Allen Say: 2011 National Book Festival

    Allen Say appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Say, Allen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • Black History Month 2010: NAACP 100th Anniversary

    In commemoration of African American History Month, the Library of Congress launches a new online exhibition about the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), an organization which has donated its records to the Library, where they are the most-consulted collection. The ceremony takes place in the Library's Coolidge Auditorium.

    • Contributor: Jealous, Benjamin Todd
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-02-03
  • Significance of the Religious Experience

    Howard Wettstein speaks on his new book "The Significance of the Religious Experience."

    • Contributor: Wettstein, Howard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-05-23
  • Blackness in the White Nation: A History of Afro-Uruguay

    George Reid Andrews discusses his new book "Blackness in the White Nation: A History of Afro-Uruguay."

    • Contributor: Andrews, George Reid
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-11-01
  • 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 22 fps. Shows scenes of Calvin Coolidge at his summer home in Plymouth, Vermont, including Coolidge helping out on the neighboring farm of cousin Ed Blanchard; in the "summer White House" above ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1924
  • Celebrated Cookbook Editor Judith Jones

    Judith Jones spoke at the Library of Congress in a program sponsored by the Science, Technology and Business Division. Jones was the first to espouse the kind of cookbook in which the author encourages and enables the ordinary home cook to create the extraordinary by defining culinary terms, demonstrating techniques, whether it be boning or braising, and by providing explicit directions and detailed explanations. ...

    • Contributor: Jones , Judith
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-11-05
  • The Preparation of the European Constitution

    Valery Giscard d'Estaing, president of the Convention on the Future of Europe, delivered the 2002 Kissinger Lecture.

    • Contributor: Giscard D'Estaing, Valery
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-02-11
  • 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
  • Tijan Sallah: Interview with Gambian Poet, Writer & Economist

    A reading with Tijan Momodou Sallah.

    • Contributor: Sallah, Tijan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-11-09