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  • Mesmerist and country couple /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 17June1899; 40080. J. Stuart Blackton (Professor). Camera, Albert E. Smith. Duration: 1:44 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Mr. and Mrs. Hayseed have heard of this wonderful ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Bob Shea: 2012 National Book Festival

    Bob Shea appears on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Shea, Bob
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • John McCutcheon: 2006 National Book Festival

    Author John McCutcheon speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: McCutcheon, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Ann Brener on Samuel's Daughter: A Love Story from Third-Century Parthia

    Library Hebraic area specialist Ann Brener discusses her book "Samuel's Daughter" along with Levon Avdoyan, Hirad Dinavari, Muhannad Salhi and Peggy Pearlstein.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-06-09
  • TR and Leonard Wood at the New York flower show, 1917 /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 1:55 at 16 fps. Shots of TR and Leonard Wood on March 20, 1917, at the 5th Annual International Flower Show, Grand Central Palace in New York City. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Sing Along with Pete Seeger

    videorecording | videorecording ; 29 min | Forms part of the Seeger Family Tribute Collection (Source). Recorded at the Library of Congress (Venue). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Seeger, Pete
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Celebration of the 400th Anniversary of The Royal Commentaries of the Inca

    "The Royal Commentaries of the Inca," by El Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, considered by historians to be the earliest and most important literary work of the Americas, was published 400 years ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-11-19
  • Sam Hamill Reads His Poetry

    Sam Hamill looks beyond the surface meaning of the words in this program. "What propels us through the poem is the emotion which gets expressed as rhythm," he tells a small group ...

    • Contributor: Hamill, Sam
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1989-04-28
  • Scene from the elevator ascending Eiffel Tower /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1900; D16386. Duration: 1:59 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: A marvelously clear picture taken from the top of the elevator of the Eiffel Tower during going ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Women Who Dare

    The seven authors of the Library of Congress "Women Who Dare" series, which celebrates the lives of remarkable women who have shaped American history, discussed their books in a program sponsored by ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-11-16
  • Patricia MacLachlan: Book Fest 07

    Patricia MacLachlan in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Maclachlan, Patricia
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • [End of school day at coeducational school] /

    Copyright: reg unknown. Formerly known in the Kleine Collection as: Graduation day in a coeducational school. Film lacks all titles; main title from leader. DLC Duration: 2:23 at 16 fps. A factual ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1914
  • Hilary Knight: Book Fest 05

    Author Hilary Knight at the 2005 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Knight, Hilary
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • Palace of Electricity /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1900; D16380. Duration: 0:57 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: In the Exposition grounds with a close view of the Palace of Electricity. 50 feet. $7.50. Filmed ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Divine Art, Infernal Machine: The Reception of Printing in the West

    Elizabeth Eisenstein discusses five centuries of ambivalent attitudes toward printing and printers, based on her new book, "Divine Art, Infernal Machine: The Reception of Printing in the West from First Impressions to ...

    • Contributor: Eisenstein, Elizabeth L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-03-08
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    Caves: life beneath the forest / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    DVD. Shows the variety of life in the caves in Hoosier National Forest, which is located in a karst region of southern Indiana. Looks at bats, bacteria, pseudo-scorpions, troglobites, such as blind ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • The Longevity of Human Civilization (1 of 4)

    Will the longevity of human civilization on Earth be imperiled, or enhanced, by our world-changing technologies? Scientists, humanists, journalists and science-fiction authors convened to answer this question in a daylong symposium. Opening ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-12
  • Gail Twersky Reimer: Making Trouble

    As demonstrated by vaudevillian Sophie Tucker, silent film and stage star Molly Picon, Ziegfeld Follies star Fanny Brice, stand-up comic Joan Rivers, "Saturday Night Live" performer Gilda Radner and Broadway's Wendy Wasserstein, ...

    • Contributor: Twersky Reimer, Gail
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-05-26
  • Eloisa James: 2012 National Book Festival

    Eloisa James appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: James, Eloisa
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • In Mexico There Are No Mexicans: Decolonization and Modernization, 1750-1850

    New Spain became Mexico virtually overnight, in 1821, although a decade of bloody civil strife preceded its final independence. Historian Eric Van Young uses the case of Mexico to examine the layered ...

    • Contributor: Van Young, Eric
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-07-20