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  • Justin Torres: 2012 National Book Festival

    Justin Torres: 2012 National Book Festival

    Justin Torres appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Torres, Justin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Scenes and incidents, Russo-Japanese peace conference, Portsmouth, N.H. /

    Scenes and incidents, Russo-Japanese peace conference, Portsm...

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 14Aug05; H64509. Cameraman, Edwin S. Porter. Appearing: Marquis Jutarō Komura, Baron Kogoro Takahira, Graf Sergeĭ I︠U︡lʹevich Witte, Baron Roman Romanovich Rosen, Herbert H.D. Pierce, Admiral William Mead. Duration: ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1905
  • The Musical Worlds of Victor Herbert: A Conversation with Alyce Mott

    The Musical Worlds of Victor Herbert: A Conversation with Aly...

    Victor Herbert is the grandfather of American musical theater, founder of the organization that protects the rights of composers (ASCAP), and the creator of some of America's best loved classics. He set ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-12-03
  • The Woman Road Warrior

    The Woman Road Warrior

    Kathleen Ameche shared travel tips, tricks and traps from her recent book, "The Woman Road Warrior: The Working Woman's Guide to Business Travel," in a program sponsored by the Library's Science, Technology ...

    • Contributor: Ameche, Kathleen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-04-21
  • A Train of Disasters: Puritan Reaction to New England Crisis of 1680-90s

    A Train of Disasters: Puritan Reaction to New England Crisis ...

    From the 1680-1690s, Puritan New England underwent political and cultural transformations that would eventually turn it from a Puritan "covenanted society," virtually independent of the mother country, into a much more open ...

    • Contributor: Galtsin, Dmitry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-02-16
  • Interview with Karl Kish, Naples, Italy, November 26, 2001 (part 2 of 3)

    Interview with Karl Kish, Naples, Italy, November 26, 2001 (p...

    • Contributor: Kish, Karl - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-26
  • Panorama of Riker's Island, N.Y. /

    Panorama of Riker's Island, N.Y. /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1903; H32031. Duration: 2:15 at 15 fps. Camera, Edwin S. Porter. Photographed May 9, 1903. Location: East River, New York, N.Y. The film was photographed from a boat ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Lisa Yee: 2011 National Book Festival

    Lisa Yee: 2011 National Book Festival

    Lisa Yee appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Yee, Lisa
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • Move on /

    Move on /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 27Oct1903; H37369. Duration: 1:42 at 15 fps. Camera, Alfred C. Abadie. Filmed in New York's Lower East Side, the scene is a street where several pushcart vendors have ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Refusenik Catalog Record

    Refusenik

    Refusenik -- A new pharaoh -- The forbidden world of Jewish knowledge -- Roots of activism -- A renaissance of hope -- Next year in Jerusalem -- Prisoners of conscience -- From ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Mysterious China. Land of legends / Catalog Record

    Mysterious China. Land of legends /

    DVD; Dolby stereo. Title from container. Narrator: Louis Fantasia. Hubei Province in subtropical central China dates back to the 7th century BC, when it was home to the powerful state of CHU. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • 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
  • Charles R. Smith Jr.: 2008 National Book Festival

    Charles R. Smith Jr.: 2008 National Book Festival

    Photographer and children's book author Charles R. Smith Jr. appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Smith Jr. , Charles R.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • African Elites in India

    African Elites in India

    Author Kenneth X. Robbins discusses his book, a series of snapshots, in the form of essays by specialists in the history numismatics, architecture, and art history of South Asia.

    • Contributor: Robbins, Kenneth X.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-10-14
  • TR in a rowboat on Oyster Bay, Archie assists with boat to shore, 1914 /

    TR in a rowboat on Oyster Bay, Archie assists with boat to sh...

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt, Archibald Roosevelt. Originally part of the newsreel series, Hearst-Selig news pictorial, according to the Theodore Roosevelt Association film collection catalog, p. 126. Since Hearst-Selig News ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1914
  • Tchaikovsky & Taneyev: Mentor and Protege

    Tchaikovsky & Taneyev: Mentor and Protege

    Set within the artistic milieu of the last decades of Imperial Russia, this presentation traces the lives and careers of two of that country's most influential composers: Petr Il'ich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), and ...

    • Contributor: Lavine, Kevin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-05-13
  • Literary Birthday Celebration: Gwendolyn Brooks

    Literary Birthday Celebration: Gwendolyn Brooks

    Poets Kyle Dargan and Janice Harrington celebrate the birthday of American poet Gwendolyn Brooks by reading selections from her work and discussing her influence on their own writing.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-06-07
  • James L. Swanson: 2011 National Book Festival

    James L. Swanson: 2011 National Book Festival

    James L. Swanson appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Swanson, James L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Millicent Fenwick: Her Way

    Millicent Fenwick: Her Way

    The first biography about former congresswoman and U.N. ambassador Millicent Fenwick was featured in a presentation.

    • Contributor: Shapiro, Amy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-04-01
  • [Houdini and Mrs. Benninghofen, Chicago]

    [Houdini and Mrs. Benninghofen, Chicago]

    4 photographic prints.

    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings - Film, Video
    • Date: 1926

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  • Haiti's Environmental History, 1492-Today

    Haiti's Environmental History, 1492-Today

    Jean-Francois Mouhot (Marie Curie Fellow) discusses Haiti's long history of environmental problems long before the 2010 earthquake.

    • Contributor: Mouhot, Jean Francois
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-06-18
  • Interview with Linda Pastan

    Interview with Linda Pastan

    Linda Pastan is the author of The Last Uncle (Norton, 2002), Carnival Evening: New and Selected Poems 1968-1998 (1998), and several other books of poetry. Among her many awards and honors are ...

    • Contributor: Pastan, Linda
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-09-09
  • Deft, Daring and Delightful: Mystery Writers Discuss Their Craft

    Deft, Daring and Delightful: Mystery Writers Discuss Their Craft

    Five popular mystery writers discussed the art of writing mysteries during a panel discussion sponsored by the Humanities and Social Sciences Division for the eighth annual Judith P. Austin memorial lecture. The ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-04-24
  • We Write the Songs: ASCAP Concert 2012

    We Write the Songs: ASCAP Concert 2012

    The Library hosted the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Foundation for its annual event "We Write the Songs," a night of songwriters performing their own tunes and telling the ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-05-15
  • E.L. Doctorow: Book Fest 05

    E.L. Doctorow: Book Fest 05

    Author E.L. Doctorow at the 2005 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Doctorow, E.L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • Stacy Schiff: 2010 National Book Festival

    Stacy Schiff: 2010 National Book Festival

    Pulitzer prize-winning biographer Stacy Schiff at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Schiff , Stacy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • Happy Hooligan

    Happy Hooligan

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (46 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (46 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • The Lever-lock Gate

    The Lever-lock Gate

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wilson, William A. (William Albert) - Nichols, Jesse "Tex
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1981-05-09
  • Hidden Carols: A Christmas Singing Tradition in the English Pennines

    Hidden Carols: A Christmas Singing Tradition in the English P...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Russell, Ian
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-01-07
  • Thinking Differently About Web Page Preservation

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-06-29
  • John McCutcheon: 2006 National Book Festival

    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
  • 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
  • Marisa de los Santos: 2008 National Book Festival

    Marisa de los Santos: 2008 National Book Festival

    Poet and author Marisa de los Santos speaks at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: De Los Santos, Marisa
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Anxieties of Authorship & Ownership: Intellectual Property, Indigenous Collections & Decolonial Futures

    Anxieties of Authorship & Ownership: Intellectual Property, I...

    Jane Anderson discussed the philosophical and practical problems for intellectual property law and the protection of Indigenous/traditional knowledge resources and cultural heritage.

    • Contributor: Anderson, Jane - Anderson, Jane E.
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2013-04-03
  • Charles F. McDew oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Albany, Georgia, 2011-06-04.

    Charles F. McDew oral history interview conducted by Joseph M...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - McDew, Charles
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-06-04

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  • David Halberstam

    David Halberstam

    • Contributor: Halberstam, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Preconcert Talk: John Adams, Zosha di Castri & Claire Chase

    Preconcert Talk: John Adams, Zosha di Castri & Claire Chase

    John Adams, Zosha di Castri and Claire Chase talk about the International Contemporary Ensemble.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-05-24
  • Angela Farris Watkins: 2011 National Book Festival

    Angela Farris Watkins: 2011 National Book Festival

    Angela Farris Watkins appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Watkins, Angela Farris
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • Poetry and the Stars

    Poetry and the Stars

    Elizabeth Arnold reads from her own work as well as favorite poems with astronomical themes, followed by a moderated discussion.

    • Contributor: Arnold, Elizabeth
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-05-09
  • Karin Slaughter: Book Fest 05

    Karin Slaughter: Book Fest 05

    Author Karin Slaughter at the 2005 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Slaughter , Karin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • Literary Lights Readers Theater: 2013 National Book Festival

    Literary Lights Readers Theater: 2013 National Book Festival

    The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress and its reading promotion partner, the National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance, present a young people's Literary Lights Readers Theater program. Readers ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Ellen Sabin: 2011 National Book Festival

    Ellen Sabin: 2011 National Book Festival

    Ellen Sabin appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Sabin, Ellen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Mary Kay Zuravleff: 2013 National Book Festival

    Mary Kay Zuravleff: 2013 National Book Festival

    Mary Kay Zuravleff appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Zuravleff, Mary Kay
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • Mystery of the "Place of Dog Tail"

    Mystery of the "Place of Dog Tail"

    Anastasia Kalyuta offers a comparative analysis of land tenure and related practices of inheritance, land distribution and exploitation among Aztec nobility on the eve of Spanish conquest and aftermath. The talk explores ...

    • Contributor: Kalyuta, Anastasia
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-01-26
  • Celebrating Rumi: An Evening of Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi's Poetry and Sufi Music with Whirling Dervishes

    Celebrating Rumi: An Evening of Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi's Poe...

    The Library's African and Middle Eastern Division and the Music Division co-sponsored a poetry and music program with the Turkish Embassy titled "Celebrating Rumi: An Evening of Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi's Poetry and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-03-14
  • Exotic Earths: Progress Towards the Discovery of Inhabited Exoplanets

    Exotic Earths: Progress Towards the Discovery of Inhabited Ex...

    Avi Mandell discusses how we discover and learn about planets around other stars.

    • Contributor: Mandell , Avi M.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-06-19
  • [Fireboat "New Yorker" in action--excerpts] /

    [Fireboat "New Yorker" in action--excerpts] /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1903; H32035. Duration: 1:59 at 15 fps. Camera, James Blair Smith. Photographed May 10, 1903. Location: New York Harbor. This excerpt shows a demonstration by the famous fireboat ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • 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
  • Jan Karon

    Jan Karon

    • Contributor: Karon, Jan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-09-08
  • The dreadful flu

    The dreadful flu

    DVD-R. Harrison (Eric) Eliam, Wehns Billen. Director, Kevin Cronin ; producer, Francis X. Hezel ; edited by Sepio Joseph, Ramond Soumwei. A humorous drama shows the devastating effects of an influenza epidemic ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Mem Fox: 2010 National Book Festival

    Mem Fox: 2010 National Book Festival

    Author Mem Fox appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Fox, Mem
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • Web Research: What's New in 2004

    Web Research: What's New in 2004

    Chris Sherman and Gary Price discuss the rapidly evolving landscape of web search and its role for the online researcher.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-01-29
  • [Dickson experimental sound film] /

    [Dickson experimental sound film] /

    Copyright: no reg. Performer: W.K.L. Dickson or Charles D'Almaine. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:21 at 30 fps. Experimental sound film made for Edison's kinetophone -- a combination of the kinetoscope and phonograph ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1895
  • Gary Haleamau: Traditional Hawaiian Music from Las Vegas

    Gary Haleamau: Traditional Hawaiian Music from Las Vegas

    Gary Haleamau and his band perform traditional Hawaiian slack-key guitar from Nevada, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Haleamau, Gary
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008-08-20
  • Interview with Daniel Mark Epstein

    Interview with Daniel Mark Epstein

    Grace Cavalieri interviews Daniel Mark Epstein for the Library's Poet and the Poem Series.

    • Contributor: Epstein, Daniel Mark
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-11-29
  • Patricia McKissack: 2011 National Book Festival

    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
  • Food Thrift: Scraps from the Past

    Food Thrift: Scraps from the Past

    Constance Carter describes the resourceful ways American housewives found to feed their families during hard times of the past.

    • Contributor: Carter, Constance
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-06-07
  • A Tale of Two Books

    A Tale of Two Books

    • Contributor: Dimunation, Mark
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Birth of the pearl / Catalog Record

    Birth of the pearl /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 30Jan1903; H27773. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, F.S. Armitage. Duration: 0:53 at 16 fps. Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen best copy of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Rosenzweig Forum on Technology & the Humanities: Preserving & Interpreting Born-Digital Collections

    Rosenzweig Forum on Technology & the Humanities: Preserving &...

    On Monday, April 22, the Library of Congress National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program co-hosted the Rosenzweig Forum on Technology and the Humanities: Preserving and Interpreting Born-Digital Collections, as a special ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-04-22
  • Camerata Ireland

    Camerata Ireland

    Camerata Ireland, with found and pianist Barry Douglas, performed works by Carter, Mozart and Beethoven as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Program cosponsored by the Library's Music Division and American Folklife ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-03-23
  • Into the Light: The Healing Art of Kalman Aron

    Into the Light: The Healing Art of Kalman Aron

    An illustrated lecture by Susan Beilby Magee about her new book on Holocaust survivor Kalman Aron.

    • Contributor: Magee, Susan Beilby
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-12-04
  • Regret to inform

    Regret to inform

    DVD format. In English and Vietnamese with English subtitles. Barbara Sonneborn, Xuan Ngoc Nguyen. Music, Todd Boekelheide ; cinematography, Emiko Omori, Daniel Reeves, Nancy Schiesari; editing, Lucy Massie Phenix, Ken Schneider. Videodisc ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000
  • Uncle Josh's nightmare /

    Uncle Josh's nightmare /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 21Mar1900; D6366. Duration: 2:27 at 16 fps. Filmed ca. March 1900. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Theaters

    Theaters

    The Library of Congress and W.W. Norton & Company celebrated the publication of "Theaters" with a special program of music and entertainment. Featured were an illustrated overview of the book by the ...

    • Contributor: Morrison, Craig
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-12-06
  • Mac Barnett & Adam Rex: 2012 National Book Festival

    Mac Barnett & Adam Rex: 2012 National Book Festival

    Mac Barnett and Adam Rex appear at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Dogs used as smugglers  /

    Dogs used as smugglers /

    French title from Catalogue Pathé des années 1896 à 1914, 1896 à 1906, p. 935. Aside from the title, there may be no changes from the original; contains no intertitles. Alternate title, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • Coil winding section E, Westinghouse works /

    Coil winding section E, Westinghouse works /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 6May1904; H45402. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Duration: 2:25 at 14 fps. For other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Interview with Donato Maffin, Naples, Italy, November 15, 2001

    Interview with Donato Maffin, Naples, Italy, November 15, 2001

    • Contributor: Maffin, Donato - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-15
  • Being Indian, Being Israeli

    Being Indian, Being Israeli

    Israelis of Indian descent continue to live on the periphery, where they were settled by the state of Israel between the 1950s and 1970s. The story of Indian migration, acculturation and identity ...

    • Contributor: Singh, Maina Chawla
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-03-31
  • [Theater commercial--electric refrigerators]. Buy an electric refrigerator /

    [Theater commercial--electric refrigerators]. Buy an electric...

    Copyright: no reg. Probable distribution date from original nitrate film edge date code. DLC Duration: 0:43 at 18 fps. Title graphic: "Buy an electric refrigerator" -- Medium shot of woman opening a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1926
  • Women's History and Food History: New Ways of Seeing American Life

    Women's History and Food History: New Ways of Seeing American...

    Barbara Haber, distinguished women's history librarian and culinary historian, spoke on "Women's History and Food History: New Ways of Seeing American Life" in a program sponsored by the Science, Technology and Business ...

    • Contributor: Haber, Barbara
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-08-11
  • Interview with Carolyn Mooney, Naples, Italy, November 16, 2001

    Interview with Carolyn Mooney, Naples, Italy, November 16, 2001

    • Contributor: Mooney, Carolyn - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-16
  • Classical Music of Persia: The Precious Heritage of Iranians

    Classical Music of Persia: The Precious Heritage of Iranians

    Honoring the arrival of Spring and celebrating the age old tradition of Nowruz, Roya Bahrami presented a lecture-recital based on her research to give historical and structural review of Persian Classical Music. ...

    • Contributor: Bahrami, Roya
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-04-02
  • Arise! Arise! Deborah, Ruth & Hannah

    Arise! Arise! Deborah, Ruth & Hannah

    An illustrated lecture by artist and calligrapher, Debra Band, on the publication of her new book "Arise! Arise! Deborah, Ruth and Hannah."

    • Contributor: Pearlstein, Debra
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-11-19
  • The Parking Garage and Its Impact on Urban Planning

    The Parking Garage and Its Impact on Urban Planning

    The parking garage, often considered a dull and forgettable structure, is a crucial element of building design and urban planning. Architect Shannon Sanders McDonald discussed "Designing for Man, Machine and Movement: The ...

    • Contributor: McDonald, Shannon
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-01-15
  • The lone fisherman /

    The lone fisherman /

    Copyright: no reg. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:58 at 30 fps. From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Illustrating "fisherman's luck." Sure to make a hit. From Edison films catalog: Depicts the patient fisherman, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1896
  • Procession of floats /

    Procession of floats /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 10Mar1898; 16425. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:32 at 24 fps. From Edison films catalog: Taken at San Francisco, Cal., at the Golden Jubilee. In the foreground are seen ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Preserving Your Memories: Traditional & Digital Albums & Scrapbooks

    Preserving Your Memories: Traditional & Digital Albums & Scra...

    Conservators highlighted basic preservation measures one can do at home for long-lasting albums and scrapbooks. They enumerated the pros and cons of dismantling old scrapbooks and albums in poor condition and discussed ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-04-24
  • S.S. "Queen" loading /

    S.S. "Queen" loading /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60557. Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Shows the S.S. "Queen" at Seattle with an immense crowd of miners crowding the decks of the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • No Exit From Pakistan

    No Exit From Pakistan

    Daniel Markey tells the story of the tragic and often tormented relationship between the United States and Pakistan. Pakistan's internal strife has threatened U.S. security and international peace and its rapidly growing ...

    • Contributor: Markey, Daniel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-01-30
  • The old maid having her picture taken /

    The old maid having her picture taken /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 1Mar1901; H1494. Gilbert Sarony (Old maid). Duration: 1:16 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Scene opens in a photographer's studio. A typical old maid, impersonated by Mr. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Opening of new East River bridge, New York /

    Opening of new East River bridge, New York /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 28Dec1903; H40151. Duration: 2:28 at 15 fps. Camera, James Blair Smith. Photographed December 19, 1903. Location: New York, N.Y. The first view is from the roadway of the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • David Wroblewski: 2009 National Book Festival

    David Wroblewski: 2009 National Book Festival

    New York Times best-selling author David Wroblewski appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Wroblewski, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Digital Natives Series: Everything Bad is Good for You

    Digital Natives Series: Everything Bad is Good for You

    For today's "digital natives," information is ubiquitous, instant and permanently available. They are connected, interconnected and multitasking. Is this affecting how they think, how they process knowledge? A spirited defense of the ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, Stephen Berlin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-05-12
  • The Lincoln Deception

    The Lincoln Deception

    David O. Stewart, known for his award-winning nonfiction works on Aaron Burr, President Andrew Johnson and the Constitution, discussed his first novel, "The Lincoln Deception." Blending real and fictional characters, the book ...

    • Contributor: Stewart, David O.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-12-04
  • Duke of York at Montreal and Quebec /

    Duke of York at Montreal and Quebec /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 14Oct1901; H9310. Duration: 3:44 at 16 fps. From K. Niver: This film shows the citation, presentation, and dedication of a bridge by the Duke of York, later King ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Murder & Martyrdom in Spanish Florida: Don Juan & the Guale Uprising of 1597

    Murder & Martyrdom in Spanish Florida: Don Juan & the Guale U...

    In the late fall of 1597, Guale Indians murdered five Franciscan friars stationed in their territory and razed their missions to the ground. The 1597 Guale Uprising, or Juanillo's Revolt as it ...

    • Contributor: Francis, J. Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-11-29
  • In the Footsteps of Marco Polo: An International Symposium on Italy-China Cultural Exchange in the 13th-17th Centuries

    In the Footsteps of Marco Polo: An International Symposium on...

    The Asian Division of the Library of Congress and the Embassy of Italy/Italian Cultural Institute, Washington DC presented a symposium titled "In the Footsteps of Marco Polo." Marco Polo is supposed to ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-03-23
  • Over route of Roosevelt parade in an automobile /

    Over route of Roosevelt parade in an automobile /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 4Jun1903; H32391. Duration: 3:23 at 15 fps. Camera, H.J. Miles. Photographed: May 12, 1903. Location: San Francisco, California. This film is a review by automobile of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Press Conference Celebrating One Millionth Page in Chronicling America Program

    Press Conference Celebrating One Millionth Page in Chroniclin...

    The Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities today marked a major milestone in their partnership to digitize historic U.S. newspapers and make them widely available to the public ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-06-16
  • The Emancipation Proclamation: Bringing History Together

    The Emancipation Proclamation: Bringing History Together

    For the first time in history, the Library's first draft of the Emancipation Proclamation along with two artifacts associated with the creation of the document were brought together at the Library for ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-10-30
  • Amy Tan: Writing in the Schools Program

    Amy Tan: Writing in the Schools Program

    Amy Tan discusses her work, especially "The Joy Luck Club," during a program for area schoolchildren. Part of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation's Writers in Schools program, the event is co-sponsored by the Center ...

    • Contributor: Tan, Amy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-21
  • Humorous phases of funny faces /

    Humorous phases of funny faces /

    Copyright: The Vitagraph Co. of America; 6Apr1906; H75272. Duration: 3:00 at 20 fps (American Memory online digital file). Incomplete: all material from the Paper Print Collection (paper roll and 16 mm. print ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • Cantos de mi canton (Songs from My Home): Chicano Music from California

    Cantos de mi canton (Songs from My Home): Chicano Music from ...

    In a concert in celebration of Hispanic American Heritage Month, Agustin Lira and Alma & Quetza perform.

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-09-14
  • Dignity of the Human Person

    Dignity of the Human Person

    What is "human dignity"? How important is it? What is its origin? Six distinguished scholars, in an informal conversation, probe the meaning of human dignity from a variety of historical, philosophical, religious, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-04-26
  • David Shannon: 2008 National Book Festival

    David Shannon: 2008 National Book Festival

    Children's author and illustrator David Shannon appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Shannon, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • 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
  • Legends on Martin Waldseemüller's Carta Marina of 1516

    Legends on Martin Waldseemüller's Carta Marina of 1516

    Martin Waldseemüller's Carta marina of 1516 has always remained in the shadow of his 1507 map--less famous and less studied. In fact the Carta marina is in several ways more interesting than ...

    • Contributor: Van Duzer, Chet
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-03-15
  • Valerie Martinez: 2009 National Book Festival

    Valerie Martinez: 2009 National Book Festival

    Poet Valerie Martinez appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Martinez, Valerie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Society ballooning, Pittsfield, Mass. /

    Society ballooning, Pittsfield, Mass. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 03May06; H76605. Cameraman, G. W. Bitzer. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 303. At the beginning of the film, a group of men can ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • Gold and diamond mines of South Africa /

    Gold and diamond mines of South Africa /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 31Jul17; MP992. Duration: 3:52 (part 1) and 3:35 (part 2) at 18 fps. Shows how gold and diamonds are extracted from the earth and processed in the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Jacqueline Woodson: 2012 National Book Festival

    Jacqueline Woodson: 2012 National Book Festival

    Jacqueline Woodson appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Woodson, Jacqueline
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • 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
  • The New Iraq: Memory and National Identity Part 2

    The New Iraq: Memory and National Identity Part 2

    The symposium focused on the importance and the preservation of millions of documents from the Baathist archives of Iraq uncovered after the war in 2003. The keynote speaker was the Honorable `Ala' ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-03-08