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  • Throwing mail into bags, U.S.P.O. /

    This film concerns the separation of mail parcels before distribution. A semicircular rack of mail bags, each tagged with a different location, is placed on a set of the interior of a postal building. Two postal employees throw packages of envelopes brought to them by another employee into the marked mail bags.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • The Story of the Town of Minas de Oro in Honduras

    Author Marcial Cerrato Sandoval gives a Spanish-language book talk on his newest work, "The Story of the Town of Minas de Oro in Honduras."

    • Contributor: Sandoval, Marcial Cerrato
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-04-25
  • NBA/WNBA -- Read to Achieve: 2006 National Book Festival

    Members of the NBA and WNBA speak at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Henry Louis Gates Jr.

    • Contributor: Gates Jr., Henry Louis
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • [Claremont Theatre, N.Y.] /

    Shows the entrance to the Claremont Theatre in New York City at 135th St. and Broadway where Edison is showing Gertrude McCoy and Bigelow Cooper in On the stroke of twelve. Large numbers of men, women and children leave the theater, some as many as two or three times. Delivery boys, a wagon, automobiles and a boy on rollerskates pass by.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915
  • Buffalo stockyards /

    From Edison films catalog: A long line of horses, mules and ponies are led, driven and ridden into the yards, where they are sold and distributed. 50 feet. 7.50.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • ASCAP Collection Concert

    The stories of, and back stories behind, several beloved songs were laid out for a most entertained audience May 11 as the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Foundation brought forward an evening of songs sung by ASCAP's member songwriters at the Library of Congress Coolidge Auditorium. The offering the second annual "We Write the Songs" event held at the Library in ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-05-11
  • Jim Cramer: 2006 National Book Festival

    Jim Cramer speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Cramer, Jim
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Universal Access to All Knowledge

    Brewster Kahle, digital librarian, director and co-founder of the Internet Archive, presented the second in this series of evening lectures on "Managing Knowledge and Creativity in a Digital Context" featuring some of the best known experts in digitally networked communications.

    • Contributor: Kahle, Brewster
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-12-13
  • Jarrett J. Krosoczka: 2011 National Book Festival

    Author and illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Krosoczka, Jarrett J.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Representing the Race: The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer

    • Contributor: Mack, Kenneth
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-10-11
  • Cedella Marley: 2011 National Book Festival

    Cedella Marley performs at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Marley, Cedella
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • The Arabic Souvenir of Valentine Mott

    Author Andrew Oliver speaks on his investigation of "The Arabic Souvenir of Valentine Mott."

    • Contributor: Oliver, Andrew
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-06
  • Jewish-Latin American Historiography: The Challenges Ahead

    History professors Raanan Rein and Jeffrey Lesser deliver a joint lecture. Latin-American Jewish Studies has become an increasingly popular area of academic inquiry, with a growing number of institutions offering classes in related subjects.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-05-17
  • Walter Isaacson

    • Contributor: Isaacson, Walter
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • Public Access to Digital Materials

    The goal of universal access to our cultural heritage is within our grasp. With current digital technology we can build comprehensive collections, and with digital networks we can make these available to students and scholars all over the world.

    • Contributor: Kahle, Brewster
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-11-20
  • A Hidden Treasure: The Armenian Adam Epic by Arakel of Siwnik

    Michael E. Stone, Senior Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, presented a lecture

    • Contributor: Stone, Michael E.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-23
  • The Ike Age: Eisenhower, America & the World of the 1950s

    Historian Will Hitchcock explores America's place in the world and President Eisenhower's leadership during the tumultuous 1950s.

    • Contributor: Hitchcock, Will
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-05-02
  • Steven Kellogg: 2009 National Book Festival

    Children's author and illustrator Steven Kellogg appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Kellogg, Steven
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • The Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band

    The Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band performs at the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2010-10-13
  • Holocaust Cantata: Songs from the Camps

    The Master Chorale of Washington, in partnership with the Library of Congress Veterans History Project, presented the "Holocaust Cantata: Songs from the Camps," a work based on the songs and letters written by Nazi concentration camp prisoners. The cantata, composed and conducted by Donald McCullough, stands as a tribute to the victims and survivors of the Holocaust. The program included selected readings from the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-11-15
  • E.L. Doctorow: 2014 National Book Festival

    E.L. Doctorow appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Doctorow, E.L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • Interview with Campbell McGrath

    Grace Cavalieri interviews Campbell McGrath for the Library's Poet and the Poem Series.

    • Contributor: McGrath, Campbell
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-07-09
  • Éwé Storytellers from Ghana

    Children's Africana Book Awards Winners, Agbotadua Togbi Kumassah and Anna Cottrell speak about their work with Harriet McGuire from Africa Access.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-11-10
  • Fisherman's luck /

    From Edison films catalog: Two German anglers are fishing, with odd results. One gets a bite, and pulls in a length of stovepipe. The other is so astonished that he falls overboard. 50 feet. $7.50.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897