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  • 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
  • Siddhartha Mukherjee: 2011 National Book Festival

    Medical author Siddhartha Mukherjee appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Mukherjee, Siddhartha
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • Diane Mott Davidson, Part 2

    • Contributor: Davidson, Diane Mott
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Jazz Conversation: Ron Carter with Larry Appelbaum

    motion picture | 1 videorecording ; 71 min. | Whithall Pavillion, Library of Congress, Washington, DC (Venue). October 17, 2012. 1:00 PM (Date). 16:9 Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Carter, Ron - Appelbaum, Larry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Digressional Wanderings

    Na'ama Zussman discussed how digressions from the main subject in artist books carry the memory of a text, its physical form, its history, and shape a new entity.

    • Contributor: Zussman, Na'Ama
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-05-20
  • Kadir Nelson: 2011 National Book Festival

    Kadir Nelson appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Nelson, Kadir
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • James L. Swanson: 2009 National Book Festival

    New York Times best-selling author James L. Swanson appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Swanson, James L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Ching Ling Foo outdone /

    From Edison films catalog: The magician enters upon the stage, and removing a covering from a small table, shakes it before the audience to show that there is nothing whatever concealed inside, places the cloth upon the floor, and when he removes it a large washtub is found to be entirely filled with water, which he splashes before the audience to show that there ...

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Simeon Booker and Moses James Newson oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C., 2011-07-13.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Booker, Simeon - Newson, Moses J.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-07-13

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  • Al Young: Book Fest 05

    Author and poet Al Young at the 2005 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Young, Al
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • Funny Business: Conversations with Writers of Comedy

    Considered one of America's leading authorities on children's books, historian and critic Leonard S. Marcus discusses his new book, "Funny Business: Conversations with Writers of Comedy" (Candlewick Press, 2009), during a program at the Library of Congress. Marcus' special guest is National Ambassador for Young People's Literature (www.childrensbookambassador.com) Jon Scieszka, himself a writer of some of the funniest books for children, including "The Stinky ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-20
  • Exquisite Corpse Adventure: 2011 National Book Festival

    Join emcee Mary Brigid Barrett and authors and illustrators Calef Brown, Susan Cooper, Jack Gantos, Gregory Maguire, Patricia McKissack, Katherine Paterson and Chris Van Dusen for a session of fun and surprises as they bring you excerpts from the episodic story "The Exquisite Corpse Adventure," developed as a biweekly story event for the Library of Congress for the Read.gov website.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Krazy Kat and Ignatz Mouse at the circus /

    An animated cartoon about the adventures of Krazy Kat and Ignatz Mouse at the circus, where they demonstrate their courage to each other by attempting to scare a woman.

    • Contributor: Searl, Leon A. - Herriman, George - International Film Service - Ernst (Louise) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • Feeding the doves /

    From Maguire & Baucus catalogues: A farm yard picture, showing a young girl and her baby sister scattering grain to the doves and chickens. The fluttering birds and excited fowls give an abundance of action to the scene, which is one of the prettiest, clearest and most attractive ever taken.

    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1896
  • [ Excerpt from "Look-In at the Metropolitan Opera," April 10, 1975]

    videorecording | Danny Kaye shows the audience how the promter works. (General). Danny Kaye and Beverly Sills sing a medley of duets - opera and popular songs. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • NASA's Desert RATS: Desert Research & Technology Studies

    The Black Point Lava Flow in northern Arizona offers a research haven for NASA's Desert Research and Technology Studies (RATS) team of scientists and engineers, because this rough, dusty terrain, with its extreme temperatures that swing from hot to cold, resembles other places in the solar system. On this bleak landscape, NASA crews can test robotic systems and extravehicular equipment; adjust and improve their ...

    • Contributor: Bleacher, Jacob
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-02-14
  • Scene from the elevator ascending Eiffel Tower /

    From Edison films catalog: A marvelously clear picture taken from the top of the elevator of the Eiffel Tower during going up and coming down of the car. This wonderful tower is 1,000 feet in height, and the picture produces a most sensational effect. As the camera leaves the ground and rises to the top of the tower, the enormous white city opens out ...

    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Suzan Shown Harjo Delivers the 2008 Native American History Month Keynote Address

    Native American activist, journalist and poet Suzan Shown Harjo delivered the keynote address for the Library's 2008 celebration of Native American Heritage Month. The theme was "Celebrating Tribal Nations."

    • Contributor: Harjo, Suzan Shown
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-11-13
  • Kelly Cherry: 2011 National Book Festival

    Kelly Cherry appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Cherry, Kelly
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • Celebrating 60 Years: African Studies at Howard University

    Scholars meet to discuss and celebrate 60 years of African Studies at Howard University. Speakers included Angel Batiste, Gregory E. Carr, Wilfred L. David, Howard Dodson Jr., Robert R. Edgar and Sulayman S. Nyang.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-11-08
  • Copyright Registration Demonstration & Concert

    Copyright registration demonstration and concert with performers from Broadcast Music Inc.

    • Contributor: Peters, Mary Beth
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-11-22
  • Touching History - Pianos in Perspective

    videorecording | videorecording ; 98 min | Dr. Frank P. Baer, curator of historic instruments at the German National Museum, Nuremberg, and fortepianist Ludwig Semerjian from Quebec, shared their experience of a journey into the land of the forgotten sound. The event was presented in collaboration with the Orchestre de la Nouvelle France and SMW World of Sound. (Content). Recorded April 30, 2009 (Date). ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Baer, Frank - Semerjian, Ludwig
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Edward P. Jones: Bookfest 04

    Author Edward P. Jones speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Jones, Edward P.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-04
  • Discharging a Whitehead torpedo /

    "Taken on board the U.S. torpedo boat "Morris." It shows the crew loading a Whitehead torpedo into the tube and then discharging it. The torpedo can be seen running along the surface of the water for a distance of over half a mile. 75 feet"--Edison films catalog.

    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Pillow fight /

    From F.M. Prescott catalog: A comic subject, clear, bright and characteristic. Shows four girls in their night dresses, engaged in an animated pillow fight. During the action the pillows become torn, and the feathers fly over their heads and about the room in great numbers, producing with the white dresses and the black background a novel effect. Sharp, full of action, and popular in ...

    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Afi/Holt (H.L.) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897