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  • Wheeler Parker oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Chicago, Illinois, 2011-05-23.

    Wheeler Parker oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mos...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Parker, Wheeler
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-05-23

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  • Witter Bynner Fellows Poetry Reading 2009

    Witter Bynner Fellows Poetry Reading 2009

    Poet Laureate Kay Ryan has chosen two gifted voices in poetry, Christina Davis and Mary Szybist, for the 2009 Witter Bynner Fellowships, who read selections of their work in a program at ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-02-26
  • Jarrett J. Krosoczka: 2011 National Book Festival

    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
  • Bibliographic Framework Initiative Update Forum

    Bibliographic Framework Initiative Update Forum

    The Library of Congress sponsored an update forum on the Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative in Seattle, Wash., during the midwinter meeting of the American Library Association on January 27, 2013.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-01-27
  • Late Nineteenth-Century Dance: Waltz (feet only)

    Late Nineteenth-Century Dance: Waltz (feet only)

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:42 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird, dancers; Boris Gurevich, piano. Music: "Wein, Weib und Gesang Waltzes," in Johann Strauss ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Baroque Dance: Sarabande from "La Bourgogne" (1st couplet; man's part only)

    Baroque Dance: Sarabande from "La Bourgogne" (1st couplet; ma...

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:44 | Choreography by Raoul-Auger Feuillet; reconstructed by Thomas Baird. Performed by Thomas Baird, dancer; Susan Manus, violin. Music: unknown, located in source. See: p. 47-48 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • The River Boys Polka Band

    The River Boys Polka Band

    The River Boys Polka Band performed as part of the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Robert Schmer (accordion), Dave Beitz (hammered dulcimer), Jerry Hergenreder (trombone, vocals) and Steve ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006-06-21
  • What the Autograph Can Tell Us: Beethoven's Sonata in E Major, Opus 109

    What the Autograph Can Tell Us: Beethoven's Sonata in E Major...

    One of the treasures of the Library's collection of composers' autographs is the manuscript of Ludwig van Beethoven's late E major piano sonata. William Meredith presents a fascinating event with a distinguished ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-10
  • Supreme Court Review: Election Year Issues & Highlights of Last Term

    Supreme Court Review: Election Year Issues & Highlights of La...

    Dahlia Lithwick of Slate Magazine presented her views on the Supreme Court's most noteworthy decisions of its recent term, identified emerging trends on the court and looked ahead to the next judicial ...

    • Contributor: Lithwick, Dahlia
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-24
  • Edward P. Jones: Bookfest 04

    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
  • Literature and Nation-Building in the Writings of 'A'isha Taymur (1840-1902)

    Literature and Nation-Building in the Writings of 'A'isha Tay...

    Mervat Hatem, professor of political science at Howard University, presented a talk titled "Literature and Nation-Building in the Writings of 'A'isha Taymur (1840-1902)."

    • Contributor: Hatem, Mervat
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-05-08
  • Theodore Roosevelt his life and times on film / Catalog Record

    Theodore Roosevelt his life and times on film /

    Mode of access: World Wide Web. Title from Web page (viewed on June 7, 2002). Offered as part of the American Memory online resource compiled by the National Digital Library Program of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999
  • Martha Raddatz: Book Fest 07

    Martha Raddatz: Book Fest 07

    Martha Raddatz in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Raddatz, Martha
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Journey to Freedom: The Boat People Retrospective (Luncheon Session)

    Journey to Freedom: The Boat People Retrospective (Luncheon S...

    In the years following the Vietnam War, more than 1 million refugees fled the war-ravaged countries of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. Those who took to the ocean in small, overcrowded ships were ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-05-02
  • [ Excerpt from "Here Comes Peter Cottontail," 1971]

    [ Excerpt from "Here Comes Peter Cottontail," 1971]

    videorecording | Seymour S. Sassafras and Antoine (both played by Danny Kaye) help Peter Cottontail (played byCasey Kasem) with their 'yester-morrow-bile.' (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Breakfast: 2011 National Book Festival

    Breakfast: 2011 National Book Festival

    Several authors speak at the kick-off breakfast for the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Post-1800 Treasures of the Music Collection

    Post-1800 Treasures of the Music Collection

    videorecording | videorecording ; 22 min | Kevin LaVine makes a presenation on the post-1800 items in the Music Division's collections for the Library's docent training program. (Content). Recorded December 7, 2006 ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lavine, Kevin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • [Color experiment: Pouring Coca-Cola can contents into a paper cup of ice (3 of 3)]

    [Color experiment: Pouring Coca-Cola can contents into a pape...

    From a reel entitled "Experimental TV Color Project. 1964." This reel of film contains 40 color film snippets (18 are included on this site) of Coca-Cola bottles, cans and performers in varying ...

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1964-00-00
  • Mary Pope Osborne

    Mary Pope Osborne

    • Contributor: Osborne, Mary Pope
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • Kathleen Cleaver oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Atlanta, Georgia, 2011-09-16.

    Kathleen Cleaver oral history interview conducted by Joseph M...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Cleaver, Kathleen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-16

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  • The Saiyuki Trio with Rudresh Mahanthappa

    The Saiyuki Trio with Rudresh Mahanthappa

    "Sound magic" from a trio whose name means "Journey to the West." French jazz guitarist Nguyen Le studied visual arts and philosophy before working with artists like Ornette Coleman, Ray Charles, and ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-02-24
  • Patricia Smith: 2009 National Book Festival

    Patricia Smith: 2009 National Book Festival

    Poet Patricia Smith appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Smith, Patricia
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Daniel Mark Epstein on Walt Whitman's "The Death of Lincoln"

    Daniel Mark Epstein on Walt Whitman's "The Death of Lincoln"

    The Library of Congress presented an evening concert and a dramatic reading of Walt Whitman's historic lecture on the "Death of Lincoln." Daniel Mark Epstein, author of "Lincoln and Whitman: Parallel Lives ...

    • Contributor: Epstein, Daniel Mark
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-04-14
  • Lisa Scottoline & Francesca Serritella: 2012 National Book Festival

    Lisa Scottoline & Francesca Serritella: 2012 National Book Fe...

    Lisa Scottoline & Francesca Serritella appear at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Natalie Babbitt

    Natalie Babbitt

    • Contributor: Babbitt, Natalie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-09-08
  • How a French nobleman got a wife through the New York Herald personal columns /

    How a French nobleman got a wife through the New York Herald ...

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 26Aug1904; H49524. Duration: 4:03 (part 1), 4:17 (part 2), and 2:35 (part 3) at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: The picture opens with a "Personal" advertisement which ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Poetry Reading by Robert Bly and Coleman Barks

    Poetry Reading by Robert Bly and Coleman Barks

    Poets Robert Bly and Coleman Bark read selections of their work in a program sponsored by the Poetry and Literature Center.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-05-17
  • Interview with Kenneth Carroll

    Interview with Kenneth Carroll

    Grace Cavalieri interviews Kenneth Carroll for the Poet and the Poem series.

    • Contributor: Carroll, Kenneth
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-08-20
  • Imperialism, Self-Determination & the Rise of Human Rights

    Imperialism, Self-Determination & the Rise of Human Rights

    Decolonization was a human rights victory. But did its prime movers and ideologues conceive of it in terms of the "human rights" the United Nations declared, and eventually canonized in the Universal ...

    • Contributor: Moyn, Samuel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-07-17
  • Orphan Works 5: The Types of Users & Uses Subject to Any Orphan Works Legislation

    Orphan Works 5: The Types of Users & Uses Subject to Any Orph...

    The Copyright Office's previous orphan works review did not differentiate between commercial and noncommercial uses and users of orphan works. Since then, however, there has been a debate regarding whether an orphan ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-03-10
  • Presidential Campaign Posters

    Presidential Campaign Posters

    Along with every presidential campaign there are great campaign posters. There are also ridiculous ones. In "Presidential Campaign Posters: Two Hundred Years of Election Art" editors and curators of the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Eubanks, Ralph
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-06-19
  • Exquisite Corpse Adventure: 2011 National Book Festival

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Through an Uncommon Lens: The Life and Photography of F. Holland Day

    Through an Uncommon Lens: The Life and Photography of F. Holl...

    A fascinating and colorful figure and an extraordinary artist, F. Holland Day was a bibliophile, publisher and photographer. He assembled one of the largest collections in the world of materials relating to ...

    • Contributor: Fanning, Patricia J.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-29
  • Is Gatsby More Culturally Significant than Superman?

    Is Gatsby More Culturally Significant than Superman?

    Three international scholars discuss the significance of comic books and their influence as documents of cultural history. Each scholar responds to questions based on research from the Library of Congress's comics collection ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-26
  • Liberian-U.S. Relations Symposium: Session I

    Liberian-U.S. Relations Symposium: Session I

    In celebration of the 160th Independence Anniversary of the Republic of Liberia, the African and Middle Eastern Division and the Embassy of Liberia co-sponsored a symposium with the theme "Liberian-United States Relations: ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-07-24
  • Star Theatre /

    Star Theatre /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 18Apr1902; H16735. Duration: 1:55 at 15 fps. Camera, Frederick S. Armitage. Photographed in 1901. Location: Broadway and 13th Street, New York, N.Y. Using time-lapse photography, the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Joaquim Nabuco Seminar (Portuguese)

    Joaquim Nabuco Seminar (Portuguese)

    This seminar examines the life and career of Joaquim Nabuco, a leader of the abolitionist movement in Brazil and later Brazil's first ambassador to the United States. (This seminar is also available ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-11-23
  • John Dickerson: "On Her Trail: My Mother, Nancy Dickerson, TV News' First Woman Star"

    John Dickerson: "On Her Trail: My Mother, Nancy Dickerson, TV...

    John Dickerson, chief political correspondent for Slate, discussed his new biography, "On Her Trail: My Mother, Nancy Dickerson, TV News' First Woman Star," in a program sponsored by the Center for the ...

    • Contributor: Dickerson, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-02-06
  • Robert Burns at 250: Poetry, Politics and Performance: Day 1

    Robert Burns at 250: Poetry, Politics and Performance: Day 1

    To mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet, the American Folklife Center, in collaboration with the Scottish government as part of its Homecoming Scotland 2009 celebration, ...

    • Contributor: Various, Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-02-24
  • Conservatives in a Marketplace of Ideas: Think Tanks, Interests, and Expertise in the 1970s

    Conservatives in a Marketplace of Ideas: Think Tanks, Interes...

    In the 1970s, the funding and intellectual work of conservative think tanks saw massive increases over the previous decade. Through a case study of the American Enterprise Institute, Jason Stahl examines the ...

    • Contributor: Stahl, Jason
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-08-13
  • Achieving Library Excellence: Employing Modern Management Practices

    Achieving Library Excellence: Employing Modern Management Pra...

    The Library's Asian Division of the Library of Congress, in cooperation with the Greater Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Chinese American Librarians Association, presented Hwa-Wei Lee, former chief of the Asian Division and ...

    • Contributor: Lee, Hwa Wei
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-05-02
  • Honoring Our Present and Leading Our Future

    Honoring Our Present and Leading Our Future

    U.S. Surgeon General Richard H. Carmona opened the Library?s 2003 National Hispanic Heritage Month celebration with a keynote address.

    • Contributor: Caramona, Richard H.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-09-17
  • Buster and the dude /

    Buster and the dude /

    Duration: 1:26 at 16 fps. This short was originally copyrighted with four other short films under the title, Buster Brown series (H43074). "Shows a millinery store in the shopping district, and Mrs. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Seminary girls /

    Seminary girls /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 21Apr1897; 24883. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:27 at 30 fps. From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: A most amusing and life-like scene, in which a number of young ladies ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Tad Hills: 2012 National Book Festival

    Tad Hills: 2012 National Book Festival

    Tad Hills appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Hills, Tad
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Suzan Shown Harjo Delivers the 2008 Native American History Month Keynote Address

    Suzan Shown Harjo Delivers the 2008 Native American History M...

    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
  • Sarah Bernhardt addresses crowd in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, 1917 /

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

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 0:10 at 14 fps. Appearing: Dr. Felix Marot, Elizabeth Ormsby, Sarah Bernhardt. On July 4, 1917, French actress Sarah Bernhardt speaks in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, N.Y., on behalf ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Ameen Rihani: The Book of Khalid

    Ameen Rihani: The Book of Khalid

    The Library of Congress and the Ameen Rihani Institute presented a symposium on the 100th anniversary of the first Arab-American novel, Ameen Rihani's "The Book of Khalid."

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-03-29
  • Dunham Technique: Twelve-count leg swings

    Dunham Technique: Twelve-count leg swings

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Corey Olsen: 2012 National Book Festival

    Corey Olsen: 2012 National Book Festival

    Corey Olsen discusses J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit" at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Olsen, Corey
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Gary Haleamau

    Gary Haleamau

    Gary Haleamau performs traditional Hawai'ian music from Las Vegas at the Library of Congress, August 20, 2008. videorecording | videorecording ; 70 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). August 20, 2008. (Date). ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Haleamau, Gary - Haleamau, Sheldeen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Old Cultures/New Contexts: Presenting the Traditional Music and Dance of Urban Immigrant Communities

    Old Cultures/New Contexts: Presenting the Traditional Music a...

    Ethnographer and performer Ethel Raim, co-founder and artistic director of New York's celebrated Center for Traditional Music and Dance (CTMD), discusses her five decades of work with community-based traditional artists in urban ...

    • Contributor: Raim, Ethel
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008-06-20
  • The burning stable /

    The burning stable /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31Oct1896; 60143. Duration: 0:20 at 30 fps. Camera, William Heise. From Maguire & Baucus catalogues: Shows a barn actually in flames, from which four horses and a burning ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1896
  • The Explorer King: Adventure, Science and the Great Diamond Hoax--Clarence King in the Old West

    The Explorer King: Adventure, Science and the Great Diamond H...

    Robert Wilson discussed his new biography, "The Explorer King: Adventure, Science, and the Great Diamond Hoax--Clarence King in the Old West," in a program sponsored by the Center for the Book. "The ...

    • Contributor: Wilson, Robert
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-02-08
  • Jim Lehrer, Part 1

    Jim Lehrer, Part 1

    • Contributor: Lehrer, Jim
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • The Many Rooms of Bach's Suites

    The Many Rooms of Bach's Suites

    Daniel Boomhower discusses Bach.

    • Contributor: Boomhower, Daniel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-04-28
  • "Kislak Ceramics: Drugs, Drinks, and Ritual Goods, Actual or Imaginary Content?"

    "Kislak Ceramics: Drugs, Drinks, and Ritual Goods, Actual or ...

    Speaker Jennifer Loughmiller-Newman, Kislak Fellow, presents "Kislak Ceramics: Drugs, Drinks, and Ritual Goods, Actual or Imaginary Content". The ancient Maya created extraordinary ceramics for ritual use. These Classic period artifacts (600 to ...

    • Contributor: Loughmiller Newman, Jennifer
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-04-29
  • Martinique Fieldwork, 1936

    Martinique Fieldwork, 1936

    motion picture | Duration: 0:36:01 | Filmed in 1936 in Martinique by Katherine Dunham, this clip shows a couple dancing a traditional Martinican dance. The film is a compilation of travel and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Jewish Life in Mr. Lincoln's City

    Jewish Life in Mr. Lincoln's City

    Laura Cohen Apelbaum and Wendy Turman spoke about and showed a power point presentation on the new exhibit at the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington on "Jewish Life in Mr. Lincoln's ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-05-19
  • Shimon Iakerson: Unique Hebrew Manuscripts

    Shimon Iakerson: Unique Hebrew Manuscripts

    Shimon Iakerson, curator of Judaica at the Russian Museum of Ethnography, delivers a presentation on "Unique Hebrew Manuscripts in St. Petersburg, Russia" at the Library of Congress in the African and Middle ...

    • Contributor: Iakerson, Shimon
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-02-03
  • Veteran Librarians

    Veteran Librarians

    The Veterans History Project, along with the District of Columbia Library Association and the Military Librarians Group of the DC Chapter of the Special Libraries Association, hosted a program on librarians who ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-11-01
  • How to Manage a Satellite Going 17K MPH

    How to Manage a Satellite Going 17K MPH

    Steven J. Covington tells the story of Landsat 5, which was launched in 1984 for a three-year lifetime and was kept alive for nearly 29 years through ingenuity and luck.

    • Contributor: Convington, Steven J.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-05-22
  • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • The  Gypsy Davy [illustrated]

    The Gypsy Davy [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from AFC 1941/031: AFS 4991B3 (Content). Illustrations: [Woody Guthrie, half-length portrait, seated, facing front, playing a guitar that has a ...

    • Contributor: Guthrie, Woody - Lomax, Alan - Langenegger, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1941
  • Ragtime Dance: The Maxixe

    Ragtime Dance: The Maxixe

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:26 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird, dancers; Boris Gurevich, piano. Music: "Bregeiro Maxixe" by Ernesto Nazareth in The Mark ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Justin Cronin: 2013 National Book Festival

    Justin Cronin: 2013 National Book Festival

    Justin Cronin appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Cronin, Justin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • Fisherman's luck /

    Fisherman's luck /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20Sept1897; 52618. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: Two German anglers are fishing, with odd results. One gets a bite, and pulls ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • [ Danny Kaye speaks at a news conference for The White House Conference on Youth and Children, April, 1960, part 2]

    [ Danny Kaye speaks at a news conference for The White House ...

    videorecording | 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Three jumping Tommies

    Three jumping Tommies

    motion picture | 1 reel of 2 (r1) (130 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 2 (r1) (130 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ...

    • Contributor: Commonwealth Pictures Corp
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Northwest Washington, D.C.: Tales from West of the Park

    Northwest Washington, D.C.: Tales from West of the Park

    From the history of Georgetown College and American University to stories of runaway slaves seeking protection at Fort Reno, historian Mark N. Ozer charts the evolution of the storied neighborhoods of the ...

    • Contributor: Ozer, Mark N.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-05-23
  • A Is for American: Letters and Other Characters in the Newly United States

    A Is for American: Letters and Other Characters in the Newly ...

    A Is for American is a fascinating, well-illustrated account of how language was used in the early American Republic to define national character and shape national boundaries.

    • Contributor: Lepore, Jill
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-02-26
  • Giant coal dumper /

    Giant coal dumper /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July1897; 43407. Camera, William Heise? Duration: 0:39 at 18 fps. From Edison films catalog: Shows how a full carload of coal is loaded into a vessel every thirty ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Ken Follett: 2010 National Book Festival

    Ken Follett: 2010 National Book Festival

    Author Ken Follett appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Follett, Ken
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • Disembodying the Past to Preserve It

    Disembodying the Past to Preserve It

    Digital Media Strategist Sarah Werner speaks at the Digital Preservation 2013 event about the mutual concerns of digitizing and preserving cultural heritage.

    • Contributor: Werner, Sarah
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-07-23
  • Brian Selznick

    Brian Selznick

    • Contributor: Selznick, Brian
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Illicit: How Smugglers, Traffickers and Copycats are Hijacking the Global Economy

    Illicit: How Smugglers, Traffickers and Copycats are Hijackin...

    Moises Naim gave a talk about his book "Illicit: How Smugglers, Traffickers and Copycats Are Hijacking the Global Economy" in a program sponsored by the Library's Hispanic Division. His book is based ...

    • Contributor: Naim, Moises
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-03-28
  • Lauren Myracle: 2011 National Book Festival

    Lauren Myracle: 2011 National Book Festival

    Lauren Myracle appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Myracle, Lauren
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Chimmie Hicks at the races

    Chimmie Hicks at the races

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (47 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (47 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Alexandra Stoddard

    Alexandra Stoddard

    Alexandra Stoddard speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Stoddard, Alexandra
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Cupid and Psyche /

    Cupid and Psyche /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60560. Performers: Leander Sisters. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:28 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: By the Leanders. The dress of one consists of a pair ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Songs of Robert Burns

    Songs of Robert Burns

    videorecording | videorecording ; 37 min | Forms part of Robert Burns at 250: Poetry, Politics, and Performance (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Bennett, Margaret - Miller, Ed - Kruesi, Margaret - Burns, Robert
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Whose Content Is It Anyway? Social Media, Personal Data & the Fate of Our Digital Legacy

    Whose Content Is It Anyway? Social Media, Personal Data & the...

    Cathy Marshall speaks about the ownership of digital items and how common it is for most of us to deliberately ignore the rights of creators of digital objects if we have little ...

    • Contributor: Marshall, Cathy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-06-13
  • 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
  • 175th Anniversary Gala of the Law Library of Congress

    175th Anniversary Gala of the Law Library of Congress

    On July 14, 2007, The Law Library of Congress celebrated its 175th Anniversary Gala Dinner in the Great Hall of the Library of Congress' Thomas Jefferson Building. More than 125 distinguished guests ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-07-14
  • Frontera Sin Frontera

    Frontera Sin Frontera

    A panel of experts discusses the poetry traditions of the United States and Mexico and the literary exchanges between the two countries, shedding light on the historical, political and cultural heritages of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-10-04
  • MariJo Moore

    MariJo Moore

    • Contributor: Moore, Marijo
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Mining operations, Pennsylvania coal fields /

    Mining operations, Pennsylvania coal fields /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 23Dec04; H54720. Cameraman, Jamison. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 208. Duration: 2:25 at 16 fps. The film opens on an area covered with snow ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • David Baldacci

    David Baldacci

    Author David Baldacci talks about his work at the 2002 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Baldacci, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Panoramic view of the Golden Gate /

    Panoramic view of the Golden Gate /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 11Jan1902; H13041. Duration: 2:39 at 15 fps. Location: Mt. Tamalpais, Marin County, California. This film, photographed from the front of a moving steam engine, shows the scenic portion ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Formación RDA para participantes de NACO 2a. Requisitos PCC: Documentación

    Formación RDA para participantes de NACO 2a. Requisitos ...

    The Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) Secretariat presents 26 webcasts as a portion of an online course created and intended for Spanish-speaking independent AACR2 Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO) participants who are ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-10-16
  • Panorama, Union Square, San Francisco /

    Panorama, Union Square, San Francisco /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 4Jun1903; H32394. Duration: 2:04 (part 1) and 2:43 (part 2) at 10 fps. Camera, H.J. Miles. This film shows the crowd gathered in San Francisco for ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Alan Lomax -- The Man Who Recorded The World A Bio-ethnography

    Alan Lomax -- The Man Who Recorded The World A Bio-ethnography

    videorecording | videorecording; 61 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). May 5, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Szwed, John F.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Eavan Boland: 2008 National Book Festival

    Eavan Boland: 2008 National Book Festival

    Poet Eavan Boland appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Boland, Eavan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Gordon Korman: 2011 National Book Festival

    Gordon Korman: 2011 National Book Festival

    Gordon Korman appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Korman, Gordon
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Straightlaced: how gender's got us all tied up / Catalog Record

    Straightlaced: how gender's got us all tied up /

    DVD; NTSC. In English, with optional English and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned. Editor, Rhonda Collins ; cinematography, Fawn Yacker, Rick Butler ; original score, Miriam Cutler ; graphics, Idle Hands Studio ; associate ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Bruce Feiler: 2010 National Book Festival

    Bruce Feiler: 2010 National Book Festival

    Author Bruce Feiler appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Feiler , Bruce
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • RDA for NACO Catalogers: 9. Administrative Details, Conclusion

    RDA for NACO Catalogers: 9. Administrative Details, Conclusion

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-03-08
  • Poet Robert Hass Moderates River of Words Awards Ceremony

    Poet Robert Hass Moderates River of Words Awards Ceremony

    Winners and finalists of the 2008 River of Words Environmental Poetry and Art Contest were honored at a ceremony. The ceremony, hosted by the Center for the Book, was moderated by Robert ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-05-12
  • David Kirby: Book Fest 05

    David Kirby: Book Fest 05

    Author and poet David Kirby at the 2005 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Kirby, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • The Baler

    The Baler

    • Contributor: Nichols, Jesse "Tex - Fleischhauer, Carl - Purser, Margaret Sermons
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1982-07-10
  • Leigh & Leslie Keno

    Leigh & Leslie Keno

    Leigh and Leslie Keno speak at the 2004 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Keno, Leigh and Leslie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • TR seated at his desk in the Outlook office [1914?] /

    TR seated at his desk in the Outlook office [1914?] /

    Copyright: no reg. Roosevelt Memorial Association lists date in title as 1917 since TR's affiliation with The Outlook ended in 1914, that year is last probable date of film. Appearing: President Roosevelt. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1914
  • Records, Documents, and Stuff in the Digital Era

    Records, Documents, and Stuff in the Digital Era

    This lecture focuses on Dr. Cox's teaching on "understanding" information and his other work on electronic records management and archival appraisal.

    • Contributor: Cox, Richard J.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-03-07
  • 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
  • Princess Ali /

    Princess Ali /

    Copyright: no reg. Performer: Princess Ali. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:12 at 30 fps. From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: By "Princess Ali," the star of the Midway Plaisance. MAVIS 180343. DLC Filmed ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1895