• Thomas Mallon: 2010 National Book Festival

    Thomas Mallon: 2010 National Book Festival

    Author Thomas Mallon speaks at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Mallon , Thomas
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • Trick bears /

    Trick bears /

    77519 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 27Nov1899; 77519. Duration: 1:49 at 16 fps. Filmed ca. June to September 1899, probably in Orange, New Jersey. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 526; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Panorama, Union Square, San Francisco /

    Panorama, Union Square, San Francisco /

    This film shows the crowd gathered in San Francisco for the dedication of the Dewey Monument in Union Square, on Thursday, May 14, 1903, from 9:00am to 9:20am. The Monument, which is still in place, commemorates the victory of Admiral George Dewey and the American fleet over Spanish forces at Manila Bay, the Philippines, on May 1, 1898, during the Spanish-American War. The monument ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Whatever Happened to the Washington Reporters?

    Whatever Happened to the Washington Reporters?

    Stephen Hess surveys how journalism has changed between the publication of his first book on Washington journalists in 1978 to today, in conjunction with the release of his new book.

    • Contributor: Hess, Stephen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-20
  • Hilltop outtake: Shot of first row to tenth row

    Hilltop outtake: Shot of first row to tenth row

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1971-00-00
  • Phil Wiggins & Friends: Acoustical Blues & Dance from Maryland

    Phil Wiggins & Friends: Acoustical Blues & Dance from Maryland

    A concert by Phil Wiggins and Friends, an all-star blues and dance group including Phil Wiggins (harmonica), Rick Franklin (guitar and vocals) Marcus Moore (violin) and Junious Brickhouse (dance).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-06
  • Panoramic view of the Golden Gate /

    Panoramic view of the Golden Gate /

    This film, photographed from the front of a moving steam engine, shows the scenic portion of the Ferries and Cliff House Railroad route along the bluffs and cliffs of Lands End (at the northwest corner of San Francisco) overlooking the Golden Gate and the Marin headlands. The line gave access to the famed Cliff House and Sutro Baths, previously accessed by the Point Lobos ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • No Evil Shall Escape My Sight: Fredric Wertham & the Anti-Comics Crusade

    No Evil Shall Escape My Sight: Fredric Wertham & the Anti-Com...

    Kluge Fellow Chris Bishop discusses Fredric Wertham and the anti-comics campaign of the 1950s.

    • Contributor: Bishop, Chris
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-06-20
  • Aubrey Ghent and Friends

    Aubrey Ghent and Friends

    Aubrey Ghent with friends performed sacred lap steel guitar for the Library's annual Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Ghent, Aubrey
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2007-10-17
  • Eminent Persians: the Men and Women Who Made Modern Iran, 1941-1979

    Eminent Persians: the Men and Women Who Made Modern Iran, 194...

    Abbas Milani discusses his two-volume work "Eminent Persians: The Men and Women Who Made Modern Iran, 1941-1979."

    • Contributor: Milani, Abbas
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-16
  • War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars

    War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars

    Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist, Former Sen. Bob Dole, ABC News Correspondent Sam Donaldson, Sen. Chuck Hagel, Vice Admiral Patricia A. Tracey, Rep. Charles B. Rangel and Humorist Christopher Buckley participated in an event which launched an historic book giveaway of the first Armed Services Edition (ASE) in 55 years -- a condensed paper bound edition of Andrew Carroll?s New York times bestseller, War ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-05-01
  • Respecting Conscience, Protecting Patients: Unresolved Tensions in American Health Care

    Respecting Conscience, Protecting Patients: Unresolved Tensio...

    A lecture on "Respecting Conscience, Protecting Patients: Unresolved Tensions in American Health Care" is presented at the Library of Congress by James F. Childress, holder of the Cary and Ann Maguire Chair in Ethics and American History and a distinguished professor from the University of Virginia. In his lecture, Childress will examine the current controversies surrounding how to respect the conscientious refusals of health ...

    • Contributor: Childress, James F.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-05-06
  • The Kislak Pirates Symposium: Panel I, part 2

    The Kislak Pirates Symposium: Panel I, part 2

    Within some 50 years of its discovery, the Americas became a great and growing source of wealth for the Spanish crown. Silks, spices, precious metals and gems flowed across the Pacific to Mexico and Panama as silver and gold were transported across the Gulf of Mexico from Cuba to Spain. Pirates and privateers preyed on these vessels, often as commissioned agents sent out against ...

    • Contributor: Earle, Peter
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-12-08
  • Jimmy Santiago Baca

    Jimmy Santiago Baca

    • Contributor: Baca, Jimmy Santiago
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • "Oh No, It's Monday, and I've Run Out of Ideas": A Cartoonist's Crisis II

    "Oh No, It's Monday, and I've Run Out of Ideas": A Cartoonist...

    A short reading by Nicole Hollander.

    • Contributor: Hollander, Nicole
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-03-15
  • Russian Imperial Bindings as Artifact and a Key for Reconstruction of the Imperial Libraries

    Russian Imperial Bindings as Artifact and a Key for Reconstru...

    The global social-political and cultural cataclysm at the beginning of 20th century in Russia eradicated the moral and spiritual basis for millions of people. The destruction of archives and private libraries, especially those of the Russian emperors and grand dukes, and the ensuing world-wide dispersal of books caused an unreliable "new" version of history to be written. These books, with their heraldic symbols, ex-libris ...

    • Contributor: Gerasimova, Dr. Ekaterina
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-05-19
  • Anna Quindlen

    Anna Quindlen

    Author Anna Quindlen speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Quindlen, Anna
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Unsung Heroes: A Symposium on the Heroism of Asian Pacific Americans During World War II (Afternoon Session)

    Unsung Heroes: A Symposium on the Heroism of Asian Pacific Am...

    The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center and the Library of Congress Asian Division Friends Society co-host a special commemorative program honoring the heroism of Asian Pacific Americans during World War II. This afternoon session includes presentations from members of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and Congressman Mike Honda and Congresswoman Judy Chu.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-26
  • Beautiful dreamer [illustrated]

    Beautiful dreamer [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 5 min. | Audio track from Angel: CDC 7 54621 2 (General). Illustrations from LOC online collections (General). Illustrations: 1865 sheet music (http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.natlib.ihas.200031128/default.html) -- Stephen Collins Foster (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b04776) -- Oh, hush thee, little dear-my-soul, and close thine eyes in dreaming (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cai.2a15158) -- Elevated railroads in New York City: in the Bowery (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b04565) -- La figure, etudes lithographiées par ...

    • Contributor: Foster, Stephen Collins - Hampson, Thomas - Mason, Molly
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Bluegrass Odyssey: A Documentary in Pictures and Words, 1966-86

    Bluegrass Odyssey: A Documentary in Pictures and Words, 1966-86

    The fruit of four decades of collaboration between bluegrass music's premier historian and photographer, Bluegrass Odyssey offers a fascinating journey into the heart of a quintessentially American musical form.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-02-27
  • National Student Poet Inaugural Reading

    National Student Poet Inaugural Reading

    A celebration of the National Student Poets Program, the nation's highest honor for youth poets creating original work, and the inaugural reading of the 2014 class.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-09-19
  • David Baldacci: 2009 National Book Festival

    David Baldacci: 2009 National Book Festival

    Trial and corporate attorney turned author David Baldacci appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Baldacci, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • William Lamar Strickland oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Amherst, Massachusetts, 2011-09-23.

    William Lamar Strickland oral history interview conducted by ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Strickland, William
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-23

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  • Sam McBratney: 2011 National Book Festival

    Sam McBratney: 2011 National Book Festival

    Sam McBratney appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: McBratney, Sam
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • The clown and the alchemist /

    The clown and the alchemist /

    From Edison films catalog: Although we are led to believe that the ancient alchemists were all powerful, this picture somewhat reverses the order of things. The clown plays some wonderful pranks on the old professor. He appears and disappears in numerous startling positions, using his club with great effect and always escaping punishment. At last the alchemist brings his magic power into use, and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • [ Excerpt from "Musical Comedy Tonight," October 1, 1979]

    [ Excerpt from "Musical Comedy Tonight," October 1, 1979]

    videorecording | Sylvia Fine explains the history of the musical "Good News." She also plays and sings the opening number at the piano. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Working (and Not Working) with Bernstein

    Working (and Not Working) with Bernstein

    videorecording | videorecording ; 82 min | Composer Jack Gottlieb, author of the recently published memoir "Working with Bernstein," discusses his own role as a fellow composer. (Content). Recorded December 11, 2010 (Date). Speaker Biography: Jack Gottlieb received degrees from Queens College, N.Y., Brandeis University and the University of Illinois. He has just been named by the New York Philharmonic as the Leonard Bernstein ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Gottlieb, Jack
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Krazy Kat, bugologist /

    Krazy Kat, bugologist /

    While in the woods studying bugs, Krazy Kat and Ignatz Mouse encounter a sleeping bee and an angry elephant.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • Carmencita /

    Carmencita /

    Copyright: no reg. Performer: Carmencita. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:21 at 30 fps. According to Edison film historian C. Musser, Spanish dancer Carmencita was the first woman to appear in front of an Edison motion picture camera. Six months before filming, she had been performing at Koster & Bial's Music Hall in New York City since February 1890. MAVIS 179915; Carmencita. Filmed March 10-16, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • Translating "History": Rajatarangini and the Making of India's Past

    Translating "History": Rajatarangini and the Making of India'...

    Nineteenth-century European orientalists and philologists considered the Rajatarangini--a 12-century Sanskrit historical narrative from Kashmir--as the only Indian text to which the status of "history" could be accorded. Chitralekha Zutshi analyzes several late-19th and early 20th-century translations of this text by both Europeans and Indians to illustrate the mediated nature of the process of colonial and nationalist production of knowledge about India's past--indeed of the ...

    • Contributor: Zutshi, Chitralekha
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-07-10
  • Dunham Technique: Leg swings with two circles

    Dunham Technique: Leg swings with two circles

    In 2002, with funds from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Library of Congress undertook the documentation of Katherine Dunham's dance technique. Included in this website are clips on breathing; contractions; fall and recovery; pull-through contraction or full body roll; second position plié with footwork; second position plié with parallel stretch in fourth position; second position plié with contraction and release variations; advanced second ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Amy Muller /

    Amy Muller /

    From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: A beautiful fantastic toe dance. A good subject colored.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1896
  • Song of the deathless voice

    Song of the deathless voice

    videorecording | Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Farwell, Arthur - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Uma Krishnaswami: 2011 National Book Festival

    Uma Krishnaswami: 2011 National Book Festival

    Uma Krishnaswami appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Krishnaswami, Uma
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Renaissance Dance: Sample steps from the Italian repertory: continenza grave; 2 seguito ordinario; 2 seguito spezatto

    Renaissance Dance: Sample steps from the Italian repertory: c...

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:30 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford, dancer; Susan Manus, violin. Music: "Amor Constante" from Nobiltà di dame. See: continenza grave, p. 16, seguito ordinario p. 26, sequito spezatto p. 30. in Caroso, F. Nobiltà di dame, (#199), Videorecording (Form). Videoreel (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Jane Yolen

    Jane Yolen

    Jane Yolen at the 2003 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Yolen, Jane
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • Alicia Ostriker: 2014 National Book Festival

    Alicia Ostriker: 2014 National Book Festival

    Alicia Ostriker appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Ostriker, Alicia
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • TR in Africa [1909, 2] /

    TR in Africa [1909, 2] /

    Scenes of African peoples and of TR's safari party, all probably filmed in British East Africa (Kenya) in 1909. View of TR planting a tree in front of trading company building, possibly located in Mombasa, long shot of busy amusement area in Kenyan seaport of Mombasa, including shot of ferris wheel filled with Swahilis; shots, taken from observation platform on train engine, of plains ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1909
  • Reflections on the First Baseball Classic of 2006

    Reflections on the First Baseball Classic of 2006

    Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria, sterling professor of comparative literature at Yale University, presented "Reflections on the First World Baseball Classic of 2006" in a program sponsored by the Hispanic Division. A major literary critic of Spanish and Latin American Literature, he is an expert on baseball and the author of "The Pride of Havana," winner of the Dave Moore Award of Best Baseball Book in ...

    • Contributor: Gonzalez Echevarria, Roberto
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-06-30
  • J. California Cooper

    J. California Cooper

    • Contributor: Cooper, J. California
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-09-08
  • The  sound of Broadway music - Practical matters

    The sound of Broadway music - Practical matters

    videorecording | videorecording : 191 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditourium, Library of Congress, Washington DC. (Venue). Recorded on May 7, 2009 at 1 PM. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Dan Balz: 2009 National Book Festival

    Dan Balz: 2009 National Book Festival

    Washington Post writer and author Dan Balz appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Balz, Dan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Sarah Bernhardt addresses crowd in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, 1917 /

    Sarah Bernhardt addresses crowd in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, 1...

    On July 4, 1917, French actress Sarah Bernhardt speaks in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, N.Y., on behalf of French-American cooperation in the war effort. Addressing more than 50,000 people gathered around a decorated music platform, Mme. Bernhardt stands and speaks from an open touring car parked in front of the platform. Medium close shot of Mme. Bernhardt speaking and gesturing, with man who may be ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Life Stories and Memory Making in South Africa

    Life Stories and Memory Making in South Africa

    Nokuthula Mazibuko presents "Life Stories and Memory Making in South Africa" in a program sponsored by the African and Middle Eastern Division and the Embassy of South Africa. During her presentation, Mazibuko shows a segment from her documentary film, "The Spirit of No Surrender," which looks back on the 1976 youth uprisings in South Africa, focusing on the role that teachers played in firing ...

    • Contributor: Mazibuko, Nokuthula
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-02-26
  • Exploring Waldseemuller's World: Exploring the Known and Unknown

    Exploring Waldseemuller's World: Exploring the Known and Unknown

    Prominent scholars gathered at the Library to examine Waldseemuller's cartographic vision and to reflect on the philosophical and historical context of the map's production and reception. Experts spoke on a wide range of topics, from the history of exploration and German Humanism to the mathematical and astronomical basis of early 16th-century cartography. This session, "Waldseemuller's World: Exploring the Known and Unknown," begins a more ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-05-14
  • Richard Peck, Part 2

    Richard Peck, Part 2

    • Contributor: Peck, Richard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-09-08
  • The Great Tradition of Ancient South Asia: From Sanskrit Literature to the Archaeology of the Harappan/Indus Civilization

    The Great Tradition of Ancient South Asia: From Sanskrit Lite...

    This lecture focuses on the puzzles of the earliest South Asian civilization -- the Harappan/Indus Civilization of the 3rd millennium BC -- from the point of view of ancient Indian thought. The main themes discussed in the lecture are: the use of ancient texts in the analysis of archaeological data, the historicity of ancient Indian literature, the sociopolitical identity of the Harappan culture, and ...

    • Contributor: Eltsov, Peter
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-07-09
  • Philippa Levine Discusses Why Historians Ignore Women in Studies on Decolonization

    Philippa Levine Discusses Why Historians Ignore Women in Stud...

    Philippa Levine, a professor at the University of Southern California, discusses why decolonization studies rarely include the contributions of women, from the perspectives of women involved in anti-colonial movements and women who were part of the colonial authority structure. The lecture is sponsored by the John W. Kluge Center in conjunction with the National History Center's Decolonization Seminar.

    • Contributor: Levine, Philippa
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-07-15
  • Victor Fleming: American Master

    Victor Fleming: American Master

    Victor Fleming was the most sought-after director during Hollywood's golden age, renowned for his ability to make films across an astounding range of genres: westerns, earthy sexual dramas, family entertainment, screwball comedies, buddy pictures, romances and adventures. Fleming is best remembered for directing the two most iconic movies of the period, "Gone with the Wind" and "The Wizard of Oz," but the more than ...

    • Contributor: Sragow, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-06-02
  • Folksongs of Another America: Field Recordings from the Upper Midwest, 1937-1946

    Folksongs of Another America: Field Recordings from the Upper...

    America's Upper Midwest is a distinctive region wherein a staggering array of indigenous, immigrant and enslaved peoples have collectively maintained, merged and modified their folk song traditions for more than two centuries. During the 1930s and 1940s, Sidney Robertson Cowell, Alan Lomax and Helene Stratman-Thomas set up field studios in homes, hotels, community halls, church basements and parks throughout Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin to ...

    • Contributor: Leary, Jim
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-07-18
  • Classics Illustrated: A Cultural History, with Illustrations

    Classics Illustrated: A Cultural History, with Illustrations

    From 1941 to 1971, the well-loved yet controversial Classics Illustrated series brought abridged, comics-style versions of literary masterpieces such as Homer's Odyssey, Shakespeare's Hamlet, Goethe's Faust and Victor Hugo's Les Miserables to children and adults worldwide.

    • Contributor: Jones Jr., William
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-03-05
  • Jazz Conversation: Jim Hall

    Jazz Conversation: Jim Hall

    Jazz guitarist and composer Jim Hall talks about his life in music with Larry Appelbaum, senior music reference specialist in the Library's Music Division.

    • Contributor: Hall, Jim
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-03-20
  • Sabiha Al Khemir: 2009 National Book Festival

    Sabiha Al Khemir: 2009 National Book Festival

    Fiction and fantasy author Sabiha Al Khemir appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Al Khemir, Sabiha
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • RDA for NACO Catalogers: 2f. MARC 21 in NACO RDA Authority Records: Works & Expressions

    RDA for NACO Catalogers: 2f. MARC 21 in NACO RDA Authority Re...

    The Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) Secretariat presents 25 webcasts as a portion of an online course created and intended for independent AACR2 Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO) participants who are making the transition to RDA: Resource Description and Access for authority work. The course consists of filmed lectures, hands-on guided sessions, online exercises, and follow-up Q&A webinars, with a brief review period following ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-03-08
  • Benjamin Alire Saenz

    Benjamin Alire Saenz

    • Contributor: Saenz, Benjamin Alire
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Edmund Morris: 2011 National Book Festival

    Edmund Morris: 2011 National Book Festival

    Edmund Morris appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Morris, Edmund
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Interview with Heather McHugh

    Interview with Heather McHugh

    Grace Cavalieri interviews Heather McHugh for the Library's Poet and the Poem Series.

    • Contributor: McHugh, Heather
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-08-22
  • Woodrow Wilson Papers

    Woodrow Wilson Papers

    Interview

    • Contributor: Haynes, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996-06-01
  • Two Brothers and a Dream

    Two Brothers and a Dream

    • Contributor: Bruno, Leonard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Of the Making of Many Books

    Of the Making of Many Books

    Renowned artist and printmaker Lynne Avadenka discusses how the philosophical and physical presence of the book has influenced her as a printer of limited edition artist's books and as an artist working in a variety of media.

    • Contributor: Avadenka, Lynne
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-04-05
  • Take Me Out to the Library of Congress

    Take Me Out to the Library of Congress

    Librarian of Congress James H. Billington kicks off the Library's Baseball Americana Symposium with the help of Martha Madden, Ernie Banks and Rep. Zach Wamp. Baseball Hall of Famer Ernie Banks is presented with the Living Legend Award given by the Library of Congress.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-30
  • Late Nineteenth-Century Dance: The German (also known as cotillon; German cotillon) "The Fan" (L'Èventail)

    Late Nineteenth-Century Dance: The German (also known as coti...

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:21 | Performed by members of The Jonquil Street Foundation, Inc. Ariane Anthony, Thomas Baird, Barbara Barr, Patricia Beaman, Christopher Caines, Reneé Camus, Charles Garth, Elizabeth Keen, James Martin, Hugh Murphy, Maris Wolff. Choreography/reconstruction by Elizabeth Aldrich. The Great Hall, The Library of Congress, 15 October 1997. Music: "The Stampede: A Descriptive Hunting Scene" by W. E. Pettee, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1997-10-15
  • A Discussion with Philip Trager, Architectural Photographer

    A Discussion with Philip Trager, Architectural Photographer

    Architecture and dance photographer Philip Trager, whose work is now on display at the National Building Museum exhibition "Form and Movement," discusses his art and technique in an illustrated lecture at the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Trager, Philip
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-08
  • "We Must Learn to Think in Terms of Collective Action:" Industrial Democracy and the Civil Rights Establishment of the 1930s

    "We Must Learn to Think in Terms of Collective Action:" Indus...

    Toure F. Reed examines the influence of labor activism on the civil rights agendas of the NAACP and National Urban League and challenges presumptions about the ideological orientations of these important civil rights organizations. Reed describes how mainstream civil rights activists of the 1930s and 1940s began to perceive racial discrimination as an outgrowth of class exploitation as they were pushed to the left ...

    • Contributor: Reed, Toure F.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-08-02
  • Mercer Mayer: Book Fest 07

    Mercer Mayer: Book Fest 07

    Mercer Mayer in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Mayer, Mercer
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Brian Haig: Book Fest 07

    Brian Haig: Book Fest 07

    Brian Haig in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Haig, Brian
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Esme Raji Codell

    Esme Raji Codell

    • Contributor: Codell, Esme Raji
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • Imagining the Equator: Commemorative Geodesic Science in the Andes, 18th-20th Centuries

    Imagining the Equator: Commemorative Geodesic Science in the ...

    How have scientific expeditions in Ecuador from the 18th century through the 20th century affected Ecuador's national identity?

    • Contributor: Capello, Ernesto
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-11-07
  • Eugene Robinson: 2011 National Book Festival

    Eugene Robinson: 2011 National Book Festival

    Journalist and author Eugene Robinson appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Robinson, Eugene
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Interview with Sarah Campbell, Naples, Italy, November 19, 2001

    Interview with Sarah Campbell, Naples, Italy, November 19, 2001

    • Contributor: Campbell, Sarah - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-19
  • Josh Lewis: 2011 National Book Festival

    Josh Lewis: 2011 National Book Festival

    Josh Lewis performs at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Lewis, Josh
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Korean Culture Art Program and Concert

    Korean Culture Art Program and Concert

    Musicians and artists from around the world traveled to participate in a program acknowledging and celebrating traditional Korean music, which includes the use of 17 instruments. The event is sponsored by the Korean Team of the Asian Division, the Asian Division Friends Society, Music Division, American Folklife Center, the Korea Foundation, and the KORUS House at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-29
  • Paolo Ventura: Winter Stories

    Paolo Ventura: Winter Stories

    A conversation among Ventura; Denise Wolff and Renato Miracco. The book depicts scenes from the memory of an old circus performer as he looks back on his life. The event was co-sponsored by the Library's Prints and Photographs Division and Center for the Book, and the Embassy of Italy.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-10-12
  • Interview with Tyler Hautau, Naples, Italy, November 19, 2001 (part 2 of 2)

    Interview with Tyler Hautau, Naples, Italy, November 19, 2001...

    • Contributor: Hautau, Tyler - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-19
  • Pinkney Family I

    Pinkney Family I

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • No Guts, No Glory: Information Professionals March Into the 22nd Century

    No Guts, No Glory: Information Professionals March Into the 2...

    Quint's lecture addresses the changing roles of information professionals in the 3rd millennium.

    • Contributor: Quint, Barbara
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-12-04
  • 2012 Library of Congress Junior Fellows

    2012 Library of Congress Junior Fellows

    The Junior Fellows program is profiled and various findings of the 2012 class are featured.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-07-01
  • Mukoma wa Ngugi

    Mukoma wa Ngugi

    Kenyan-American writer, Mukoma wa Ngugi read from his work and discussed the state of contemporary African literature, highlighting African languages and culture.

    • Contributor: Ngugi, Mukoma Wa
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-12-03
  • Annual parade, New York Fire Department /

    Annual parade, New York Fire Department /

    Dignitaries are shown as they alight from a horse-drawn brougham and enter the speaker's bleachers. Next, personnel of the New York Fire Department walk by the camera. One of every piece of fire-fighting equipment then used by the department passes.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Hands Around the Library: Protecting Egypt's Treasured Books

    Hands Around the Library: Protecting Egypt's Treasured Books

    Author Karen Leggett Abouraya shares her book. "Hands Around the Library: Protecting Egypt's Treasured Books," with elementary students from the District of Columbia. The story takes place during the Arab Spring of 2011 where young people take the lead in helping to save the famous Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria, Egypt. Karen's presentation is in English, while her husband, Tharwat Abouraya, reads passages in his ...

    • Contributor: Leggett Abouraya, Karen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-04-09
  • Tamora Pierce: 2013 National Book Festival

    Tamora Pierce: 2013 National Book Festival

    Tamora Pierce appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Pierce, Tamora
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Dunham Technique: Leg swings with single circle

    Dunham Technique: Leg swings with single circle

    In 2002, with funds from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Library of Congress undertook the documentation of Katherine Dunham's dance technique. Included in this website are clips on breathing; contractions; fall and recovery; pull-through contraction or full body roll; second position plié with footwork; second position plié with parallel stretch in fourth position; second position plié with contraction and release variations; advanced second ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Uri Caine Trio

    Uri Caine Trio

    videorecording | videorecording ; 101 min | The Uri Caine Trio performs at the Atlas Performing Center in Washington, D.C. (Content). Recorded May 22, 2010 (Date). Admired for original compositions and reinventions, jazz pianist and composer Uri Caine brings an eclectic array of disciplines and influences to his music. His classical and jazz training and his poetic sense combine in ambitious hybrids that are ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Caine, Uri
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Philip Levine: 2012 National Book Festival

    Philip Levine: 2012 National Book Festival

    Poet Laureate Philip Levine appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Levine, Philip
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Lisa Scottoline: 2009 National Book Festival

    Lisa Scottoline: 2009 National Book Festival

    Lisa Scottoline, author of 16 best-selling legal-suspense novels appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Scottoline, Lisa
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Westinghouse Air Brake Co. Westinghouse Co. works (casting scene) /

    Westinghouse Air Brake Co. Westinghouse Co. works (casting sc...

    What appear to be molds pass some men by on conveyor belts. The men take them off the belt and dump the contents onto the ground. Other men pick up with tongs the parts that have been dumped onto the ground and put them on a pile in the foreground.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Craig Hatkoff: 2009 National Book Festival

    Craig Hatkoff: 2009 National Book Festival

    Award-winning children's author Craig Hatkoff appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Hatkoff, Craig
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Jules Feiffer

    Jules Feiffer

    • Contributor: Feiffer, Jules
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Capturing Recorded Sound Through Imaging: The IRENE Project and Future Prospects

    Capturing Recorded Sound Through Imaging: The IRENE Project a...

    ver the past four years the Library has been collaborating with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in the development of new imaging methods to preserve and create digital access to recorded sound, on mechanical carriers. Imaging methods are non-invasive and scale naturally to an automated approach. For these reasons they hold promise both as preservation tools and as a basis for mass digitization. In ...

    • Contributor: Haber, Carl
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-06-18
  • Malinche & Women in the Conquest of Mexico

    Malinche & Women in the Conquest of Mexico

    Gladys Ilarregui reads and discusses her poetry in Spanish.

    • Contributor: Ilarregui, Gladys
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-03-28
  • I hear an army

    I hear an army

    From Favorites from the Song of America Tour with Thomas Hampson, baritone, and Wolfram Rieger, piano. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Washington, DC, October 28, 2010. (Source). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com (Copyright Notice).

    • Contributor: Barber, Samuel - Joyce, James - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Rajput Maharajas Conference (Afternoon)

    Rajput Maharajas Conference (Afternoon)

    Rajput maharajas have ruled hundreds of places throughout northern India, not just Rajasthan. The Rathor clan of Rajputs, headed by the Maharaja of Jodhpur, ruled states in Central India (Alirajpur, Jhabua, Jobat, Ratlam, Sailana, Sitamau), Eastern States Agency (Seraikela), Rajasthan (Bikaner, Jodhpur, Kishangarh, Kushalgarh), and Western India (Idar, Malpur). The speakers include the son and grand-daughter of the Maharaja of Dhrangadhra, who heads the ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-10-17
  • Growing Up Gullah

    Growing Up Gullah

    Dorothy Browner-Hubler discusses growing up Gullah in South Carolina and Maryland.

    • Contributor: Browner Hubler, Dorothy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-02-28
  • Harold Meltzer & William Anderson

    Harold Meltzer & William Anderson

    Harold Meltzer talks about his new work with Cygnus founder William Anderson.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-02-03
  • E.L. Doctorow: 2014 National Book Festival

    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
  • Allen Say: 2011 National Book Festival

    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
  • Little mischief /

    Little mischief /

    From Edison films catalog: Papa is reading his newspaper and his little girl tickles his neck with a long straw. Thinking it is a fly papa "shoos" away the supposed fly with his hand. The tickling continues now on the ear, and papa waves his newspaper around his head. Not yet content, the little mischief maker continues her fun, and the man loses all ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Silent scandals / Catalog Record

    Silent scandals /

    DVD. Genevieve Nnaji, Majid Michel, Uche Jombo, Ebele Okaro-Onyiuke, Chelsea Eze. Videodisc release of the 2009 motion picture. Jessy, a pretty, young and very successful but uptight lady struggles with life as a career woman and single mother to a wild and free-spirited teenage daughter. Just as she learns to enjoy the new but fragile peace with her daughter who finally sobers up, a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Buffalo Fire Department in action /

    Buffalo Fire Department in action /

    From F.Z. Maguire & Co. catalogue: Another of those stirring fire scenes which have proved so popular. There are ten pieces of apparatus in the picture. Every piece fully manned is under full headway, and is shown almost head-on to the beholder. Several of the engines and wagons are drawn by three horses abreast. Fireman appear putting on their coats, etc., while the engines ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Getting an Eyeful

    Getting an Eyeful

    videorecording | 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1938