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  • 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
  • How to Navigate a Braille Book

    How to Navigate a Braille Book

    Judy Dixon provides a tutorial on how to navigate a braille book in the BARD Mobile app for iOS devices.

    • Contributor: Dixon, Judy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-01
  • Arnold Schoenberg's Creative Journey, 1897-1912

    Arnold Schoenberg's Creative Journey, 1897-1912

    The Music Division of the Library of Congress and the American Musicological Society, in joint partnership, present the fourth in a series of lectures highlighting musicological research conducted in the division's collections. ...

    • Contributor: Frisch, Walter
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-28
  • Kate Masur: An Example for All the Land

    Kate Masur: An Example for All the Land

    In "An Example for All the Land: Emancipation and the Struggle Over Equality in Washington, D.C." (University of North Carolina Press, 2010), author Kate Masur offers the first major study in more ...

    • Contributor: Masur, Kate
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-01-12
  • The Life and Bookstore of Jan Mapou

    The Life and Bookstore of Jan Mapou

    Poet, storyteller and dramatist Jan Mapou came to the Library of Congress to record an oral history of his life and times. In this program a master storyteller recounts his life and, ...

    • Contributor: Mapou, Jan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-06-20
  • Nobel Laureate Herta Müller

    Nobel Laureate Herta Müller

    The Library of Congress, in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut, presented a reading and discussion withNobel Laureate Herta Müller, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2009. The event which was co-sponsored ...

    • Contributor: M&Uuml - Ller, Herta
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-05-15
  • Donald Hall: Book Fest 05

    Donald Hall: Book Fest 05

    Author and poet Donald Hall at the 2005 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Hall, Donald
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • Cross Cultural Communications: U.S. Writers Translating Hispanic Writers

    Cross Cultural Communications: U.S. Writers Translating Hispa...

    Part of the Hispanic Heritage celebration at the Library of Congress, American authors share their work translated into Spanish.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-25
  • Martinique Fieldwork, 1936

    Martinique Fieldwork, 1936

    motion picture | Duration: 0:15:08 | Filmed in 1936 in Martinique by Katherine Dunham, this clip shows a man dancing a traditional Martinican dance. The film is a compilation of travel and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Freedom Rising: Washington in the Civil War

    Freedom Rising: Washington in the Civil War

    Historian and biographer Ernest B. Furgurson discussed his new book, which tells the story of how the Civil War transformed the nation's capital from a provincial city into one of America's most ...

    • Contributor: Furgurson, Ernest B.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-26
  • From Vienna to Chicago and Back

    From Vienna to Chicago and Back

    Distinguished Austrian historian Gerald Stourzh, professor emeritus at the University of Vienna, is one of the few prominent scholars equally at home with U.S. history and the history of central Europe. Stourzh ...

    • Contributor: Stourzh, Gerald
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-24
  • John Lewis

    John Lewis

    John Lewis speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Lewis, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Interview with Yasman Williams, Naples, Italy, November 16, 2001

    Interview with Yasman Williams, Naples, Italy, November 16, 2001

    • Contributor: Williams, Yasman - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-16
  • New Deal Resources: Preserving the Legacy, Part 2

    New Deal Resources: Preserving the Legacy, Part 2

    The "New Deal" Franklin Delano Roosevelt had promised the American people began to take shape immediately after his inauguration on March 4, 1933. The multi-faceted social, cultural and fiscal recovery program aimed ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-03-13
  • David McCullough

    David McCullough

    • Contributor: McCullough, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Nimmer on Copyright: Celebrating 50 Years

    Nimmer on Copyright: Celebrating 50 Years

    A panel of experts addressed "Nimmer on Copyright: Celebrating 50 Years" with reflections about the treatise and copyright law. Speakers included Karyn Temple Claggett, David Nimmer, Jon Baumgarten, Barton Beebe, Robert Brauneis, ...

    • Contributor: Speakers, Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-05-06
  • Islam Through Western Eyes

    Islam Through Western Eyes

    According to author Jonathan Lyons, the Western view of Islam has prevented the West from responding effectively to its most significant 21st-century challenges: the rise of Islamic power, the emergence of religious ...

    • Contributor: Lyons, Jonathan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-02-16
  • Walter Mosely, Part 1

    Walter Mosely, Part 1

    • Contributor: Mosley, Walter
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-09-08
  • Gala: 2007 National Book Festival

    Gala: 2007 National Book Festival

    The 2007 National Book Festival gala featuring First Lady Laura Bush and Librarian of Congress James H. Billington.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-28
  • The Persian Traditional Music Golha Project

    The Persian Traditional Music Golha Project

    This illustrated lecture revealed the background and importance of Golha radio programs which were broadcast in Iran from 1956 through 1978. Jane Lewisohn discussed the artistic, literary and social significance of preserving ...

    • Contributor: Lewisohn, Jane
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-05-16
  • Sara Paretsky: Fire Sale

    Sara Paretsky: Fire Sale

    What do basketball, a discount superstore, two runaway teenagers and an explosion that screams of foul play have in common? They are just a sampling of the twists and turns found in ...

    • Contributor: Paretsky, Sara
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-02-27
  • Kate DiCamillo: 2009 National Book Festival

    Kate DiCamillo: 2009 National Book Festival

    Children's author Kate DiCamillo appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Dicamillo, Kate
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Mister Jelly Roll, Mister Lomax and the Invention of Jazz

    Mister Jelly Roll, Mister Lomax and the Invention of Jazz

    In 1938, Ferdinand Joseph Lamothe, also known as Jelly Roll Morton (1885-1941), sat down at a piano in the Library of Congress to record the first oral history of jazz. Seated nearby, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-01-18
  • Coffee, Culture and Intellectual Property Rights:  The Case of Ethiopia

    Coffee, Culture and Intellectual Property Rights: The Case o...

    Heran Sereke-Berhan discusses coffee and intellectual property rights in Ethiopia.

    • Contributor: Sereke Berhan , Heran
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-03-31
  • Ralph Ellison Literary Birthday Celebration

    Ralph Ellison Literary Birthday Celebration

    Writers Danielle Evans and Jabari Asim celebrate the birthday of American author Ralph Ellison by reading selections from his work and discussing his influence on their own writing.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-03-01
  • Constitution-Making in the Western Hemisphere (English)

    Constitution-Making in the Western Hemisphere (English)

    Librarian of Congress James H. Billington and U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Arturo Valenzuela hosted the third of three panels on "Creating Freedom in the Americas, 1776-1825." Participants ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-11-19
  • Education in the 21st Century

    Education in the 21st Century

    Marshall S. "Mike" Smith, senior counselor to U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan, delivered the keynote address, "Education in the 21st Century," at a Library of Congress forum on K-12 education. The forum, ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-03-16
  • Butchering Hogs (ca. 1945)

    Butchering Hogs (ca. 1945)

    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1945-00-00
  • Sketching the Secret Tracts of the Child's Mind: Theorizing Childhood in Early American Fantasy Strips, 1905-1914

    Sketching the Secret Tracts of the Child's Mind: Theorizing C...

    Lara Saguisag examines how early 20th-century comic strips that featured child protagonists revealed the nature of the child during that era.

    • Contributor: Saguisag, Lara
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-03-29
  • Vivian Ann Davidson Hewitt: The One and Only

    Vivian Ann Davidson Hewitt: The One and Only

    Vivian Ann Davidson Hewitt, who, among other achievements, was the first African-American president of the Special Libraries Association (1978-1979), has written an autobiographical history of her remarkable life, called "The One and ...

    • Contributor: Hewitt, Vivian Ann Davidson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-05-23
  • Judge Alton B. Parker & Mayor McClellan at Esopus /

    Judge Alton B. Parker & Mayor McClellan at Esopus /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 4August1904; H48850. Camera, G.W. Bitzer. Appearing: Alton B. Parker, George B. McClellan. Duration: 0:56 at 18 fps. From three camera positions, the Democratic presidential candidate, Judge ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • 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
  • Hockey match on the ice /

    Hockey match on the ice /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 24Feb1898; 13572. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: The skaters dart to and fro, swinging their hockeys and trying to hit the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • 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
  • Introducing Congress.gov

    Introducing Congress.gov

    The Library of Congress, in collaboration with Congress and the Government Printing Office, has launched a new public beta site, Congress.gov, providing free, fact-based legislative information. The site features platform mobility, comprehensive ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-10-10
  • The Origins of Traditional Palestinian Costumes & Embroidery

    The Origins of Traditional Palestinian Costumes & Embroidery

    Hanan K. Munayyer discusses the origins of traditional Palestinian dress and embroidery.

    • Contributor: Munayyer, Hanan K.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-18
  • Preserving Digital Public Television

    Preserving Digital Public Television

    Project director Nan Rubin discussed the "Preserving Digital Public Television" project, which is funded with a dollar-for-dollar matching award from the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program. The "Preserving Digital Public ...

    • Contributor: Rubin, Nan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-03-08
  • Concert: Gautier Capuçon & Gabriela Montero

    Concert: Gautier Capuçon & Gabriela Montero

    videorecording | videorecording ; 97 min | An exciting musical partnership born under the aegis of the legendary Martha Argerich: her Venezuelan protégé and the brilliant young French cellist, two of the ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Capuçon, Gautier - Montero, Gabriela
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Dineh Tah Navajo Dancers

    Dineh Tah Navajo Dancers

    Dineh Tah Navajo Dancers perform traditional dances and songs at the Library of Congress, November 16, 2005. videorecording | videorecording ; 69 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). November 16, 2005. (Date). ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Dineh Tah Navajo Dancers - Bass, Howard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Work & Transformation: Panels 5, 6 & 7

    Work & Transformation: Panels 5, 6 & 7

    This symposium featured presentations by the 2010 recipients of the American Folklife Center's Archie Green Fellowships on their research and documentation of the culture and traditions of American workers in New York, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-12-07
  • Urban Social Dance, Jamaica Fieldwork

    Urban Social Dance, Jamaica Fieldwork

    motion picture | Duration: 1:31:08 | Filmed in 1936 by Katherine Dunham, this clip shows a couple dancing in a public dance hall located in Kingston, Jamaica. The film is a compilation ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • The Dexter Gordon Collection at the Library of Congress

    The Dexter Gordon Collection at the Library of Congress

    Considered one of the world's greatest tenor saxophonists, jazz legend Dexter Gordon (1923-1990) was once quoted as saying, "Jazz to me is a living music. It's a music that since its beginning ...

    • Contributor: Gordon, Maxine
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-04-16
  • Hilltop outtake: Scattered shots of kids sitting on hill

    Hilltop outtake: Scattered shots of kids sitting on hill

    Art Director: Harvey Gabor Art Designer: Phil Messina Production Company: Wexler Cameraman: Giuseppe Retumo Hilltop Outtake Tape Reel No. 2. COK 1717/Can No. 7027. Coke Seminar of Buy the World. Trims and ...

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1971-00-00
  • War correspondents /

    War correspondents /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 21Apr1898; 25320. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, William Paley. Appearing: Karl C. Decker, correspondent for the New York Journal (in the carriage). Duration: 0:21 at 30 fps. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • N.Y. Journal despatch yacht "Buccaneer" /

    N.Y. Journal despatch yacht "Buccaneer" /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 21Apr1898; 25330. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, William Paley. Duration: 0:24 at 30 fps. Materials listed originate from the print chosen best copy for digitization; for other ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Woodrow Wilson Papers

    Woodrow Wilson Papers

    Interview

    • Contributor: Haynes, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996-06-01
  • Jim Lehrer: 2011 National Book Festival

    Jim Lehrer: 2011 National Book Festival

    Television journalist Jim Lehrer appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Lehrer, Jim
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • New York police parade, June 1st, 1899 /

    New York police parade, June 1st, 1899 /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 10June1899; 38517. Duration: 2:45 at 15 fps. Photographed June 1, 1899. Location: 14th Street and Broadway, New York, N.Y. The film shows members of "New York's Finest" parading ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • 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
  • The Loveliest Woman in America: A Tragic Actress, Her Lost Diaries and Her Granddaughter's Search for Home

    The Loveliest Woman in America: A Tragic Actress, Her Lost Di...

    Rosamond Pinchot was dubbed "the loveliest woman in America" at 23, yet 10 years later she was dead by her own hand. An acclaimed actress, socialite and sportswoman, she was the toast ...

    • Contributor: Gaston, Bibi
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-03-17
  • Skating on lake, Central Park /

    Skating on lake, Central Park /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 25Aug1902; H21313. Duration: 0:54 at 15 fps. Camera, Frederick S. Armitage. Photographed February 5, 1900. Location: Central Park, New York, N.Y. The view is of a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Poetry Reading: Star of David

    Poetry Reading: Star of David

    Rick Black reads from his book of poems, "Star of David."

    • Contributor: Black, Rick
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-11-22
  • Excavations in Afghanistan and Central Asia

    Excavations in Afghanistan and Central Asia

    The Near East Section of the African Middle Eastern Division at the Library of Congress sponsored at talk by Fredrik Hiebert titled "Excavations in Afghanistan and Central Asia."

    • Contributor: Hiebert, Fred
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-08-19
  • Anne Stevenson: Book Fest 07

    Anne Stevenson: Book Fest 07

    Anne Stevenson in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Stevenson, Anne
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Thomas Mallon

    Thomas Mallon

    • Contributor: Mallon, Thomas
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-09-08
  • Comedy cake walk

    Comedy cake walk

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (27 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. arch pos. | 1 reel of 1 (27 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. arch neg. ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Mo Willems: 2006 National Book Festival

    Mo Willems: 2006 National Book Festival

    Author Mo Willems speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Willems, Mo
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • 2014 Witter Bynner Fellowship Reading

    2014 Witter Bynner Fellowship Reading

    Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey introduces 2014 Witter Bynner fellows Fanonne Jeffers and the late Jake Adam York. Jeffers read her poetry, and Trethewey read the work of York.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-03-26
  • Alfredo Corchado: 2013 National Book Festival

    Alfredo Corchado: 2013 National Book Festival

    Alfredo Corchado appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Corchado, Alfredo
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • The Art of Splendor: Islamic Luxury Goods

    The Art of Splendor: Islamic Luxury Goods

    A lecture with illustrations the author of Bazaar to Piazza: Islamic Trade and Italian Art, 1300-1600.

    • Contributor: Mack, Rosamond E.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-04-19
  • The Most Wanted Man in America

    The Most Wanted Man in America

    • Contributor: Evans, Clark
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Malaria & War:  The U.S. Antimalarial Program in World War II

    Malaria & War: The U.S. Antimalarial Program in World War II

    Leo B. Slater discussed "Malaria & War: The U.S. Antimalarial Program in World War II".

    • Contributor: Slater, Leo B.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-10-25
  • Danny Kaye - golfing

    Danny Kaye - golfing

    videorecording | 16mm color film | This home movie shows Danny Kaye teeing off and taking instruction from another golfer. There are also shots of Bob Hope golfing. (Print viewed). 4:3 Videorecording ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Hip Hop Harry: 2012 National Book Festival

    Hip Hop Harry: 2012 National Book Festival

    Hip Hop Harry performs on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Hip Hop Harry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Will There Be Peace Again? Some Aspects of Vietnamese Representations of the Vietnam War and its Aftermath

    Will There Be Peace Again? Some Aspects of Vietnamese Represe...

    For more than a decade literary works by Vietnamese veterans and civilians have been published in the United States. These can be classified into various groups: those written by North Vietnamese and ...

    • Contributor: Chattarji, Subarno
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-18
  • Capsize of lifeboat /

    Capsize of lifeboat /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60571. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: Daily practise [sic] of life boat crew, showing boat being upset purposely by the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Describing the World: Data Model Patterns

    Describing the World: Data Model Patterns

    When an organization is planning to develop or revise the automation of information processing, a typical first step is to analyze the underlying structure of its business. The 'entity/relationship' (or simply 'data') ...

    • Contributor: Hay, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-03-24
  • Sandra Cisneros: 2012 National Book Festival

    Sandra Cisneros: 2012 National Book Festival

    Sandra Cisneros appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Cisneros, Sandra
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Steve Roberts: Book Fest 05

    Steve Roberts: Book Fest 05

    Author Steve Roberts at the 2005 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Roberts, Steve
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • Bargain day, 14th Street, New York /

    Bargain day, 14th Street, New York /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 20Apr1905; H59778. Duration: 1:22 at 15 fps. Camera, Frederick S. Armitage. Photographed April 1, 1905. Location: 14th Street, New York, N.Y. The film shows hundreds of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1905
  • Kristie Miller: 2011 National Book Festival

    Kristie Miller: 2011 National Book Festival

    Historian Kristie Miller appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Miller, Kristie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Mazibuko, Nokuthula
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-02-26
  • 2010 Library of Congress Junior Fellows

    2010 Library of Congress Junior Fellows

    This webcast features interviews and collection highlights from the 2010 Library of Congress Junior Fellows Project displays. Junior Fellows describe some of the special collections and items they worked with and researched ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-08-05
  • David McCullough: Americans in Paris

    David McCullough: Americans in Paris

    When historian David McCullough announced his intention to write a book about Americans in Paris, his interest was in Americans who went to Paris in the years between 1830 and 1900, not, ...

    • Contributor: McCullough, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-06-01
  • Tunisia: Celebrating Fifty Years of Women's Emancipation

    Tunisia: Celebrating Fifty Years of Women's Emancipation

    A symposium titled "Tunisia: Celebrating Fifty Years of Women's Emancipation" was sponsored jointly by the Library's African and Middle Eastern Division and the Embassy of Tunisia. Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-11-30
  • Joyce Carol Oates

    Joyce Carol Oates

    • Contributor: Oates, Joyce Carol
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Imad Moustapha: Syrian Cultural Event

    Imad Moustapha: Syrian Cultural Event

    Imad Moustapha, Syrian Ambassador to the United States and Nasser Rabbat, Aga Khan Professor and Director of the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture Department of Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-04-22
  • RDA for NACO Catalogers: 1b. Background: FRBR/FRAD

    RDA for NACO Catalogers: 1b. Background: FRBR/FRAD

    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
  • District of Literature Festival - Morning Session

    District of Literature Festival - Morning Session

    A day-long celebration reflecting DC's literary past, present, and future (morning session). Speakers included Dolores Kendrick, A.B. Spellman, Tony Medina and Shakeema Smalls.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-30
  • The ball game /

    The ball game /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 20May98; 31442. Duration: 0:27 at 28 fps. Photographed from one camera position behind home plate, the film shows a baseball game in progress. The action includes two ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Stephen H. Grant Discusses His Book "Peter Strickland: New London Shipmaster, Boston Merchant, First Consul to Senegal"

    Stephen H. Grant Discusses His Book "Peter Strickland: New Lo...

    Capt. Peter Strickland owes much to author Stephen H. Grant. His diplomatic career as the first United States consul in Senegal might still be unknown if it wasn't for a chance successful ...

    • Contributor: Grant, Stephen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-03-22
  • 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
  • Solitary hotel

    Solitary hotel

    videorecording | 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. ...

    • Contributor: Barber, Samuel - Joyce, James - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Colonel Roosevelt is invited to fly in Arch Hoxsey's plane at St. Louis, Mo., 1910 /

    Colonel Roosevelt is invited to fly in Arch Hoxsey's plane at...

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 3:33 at 20 fps. Arch Hoxsey, Herbert Hadley, Henry W. Kiel, Louis Nolte. While participating in the Missouri State Republican Party's campaign on October 11, 1910, TR is ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910
  • Mildred Bond Roxborough oral history interview conducted by Julian Bond in New York, New York, 2010-10-29.

    Mildred Bond Roxborough oral history interview conducted by J...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Roxborough, Mildred Bond - Bond, Julian
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-10-29

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  • Andrea Mitchell: Book Fest 05

    Andrea Mitchell: Book Fest 05

    Author Andrea Mitchell at the 2005 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Mitchell, Andrea
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • John Irving: 2009 National Book Festival

    John Irving: 2009 National Book Festival

    Best-selling author John Irving appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Irving, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Japanese acrobats

    Japanese acrobats

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (119 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. arch pos. | 1 reel of 1 (119 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. arch neg. ...

    • Contributor: Edison Manufacturing Co.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Preserving Digital Heritage: Presentations from Collecting Partners in the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program

    Preserving Digital Heritage: Presentations from Collecting Pa...

    Several of the partners in the Library's National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation program addressed attendees at the American Library Association's Annual Meeting during the convention's convention in Washington. The partners described ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-06-25
  • Interview with Jessica Horner, Naples, Italy, November 15, 2001

    Interview with Jessica Horner, Naples, Italy, November 15, 2001

    • Contributor: Horner, Jessica - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-15
  • Kathryn Erskine: 2013 National Book Festival

    Kathryn Erskine: 2013 National Book Festival

    Kathryn Erskine appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Erskine, Kathryn
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings & the American Experience

    The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings & the Ame...

    Stephen Wade presents a talk related to the research for his recent book, "The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience," which takes as its starting point 13 ...

    • Contributor: Wade, Stephen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-27
  • David O. Stewart: 2012 National Book Festival

    David O. Stewart: 2012 National Book Festival

    David O. Stewart appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Stewart, David O.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Magical Realism in Russia: How Ancestry Worship, Shamanism & Christianity Shaped the Nation

    Magical Realism in Russia: How Ancestry Worship, Shamanism & ...

    Oksana Marafioti, Black Mountain Fellow, explores the effects of folk belief and religion on Russian culture, the fascinating relationship between the people of that region and their past, and the connection the ...

    • Contributor: Marafioti, Oksana
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-05-16
  • Susan Hertog: 2012 National Book Festival

    Susan Hertog: 2012 National Book Festival

    Biographer Susan Hertog appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Hertog, Susan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • The  English Concert

    The English Concert

    videorecording | videorecording ; 108 min | One of the world's finest period instrument orchestras comes to the Library with Alice Coote, a singer praised for her "commanding, sensual, and leonine presence" ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Sheila Miyoshi Jager: 2013 National Book Festival

    Sheila Miyoshi Jager: 2013 National Book Festival

    Sheila Miyoshi Jager appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Jager, Sheila Miyoshi
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Pre-Concert Lecture: Fabio Bonizzoni

    Pre-Concert Lecture: Fabio Bonizzoni

    Fabio Bonizzoni was interviewed by Daniel Boomhower prior to a concert at the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Bonizzoni, Fabio
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-11-29
  • Celtic Roots: Stories, Songs and Traditions Across the Sea

    Celtic Roots: Stories, Songs and Traditions Across the Sea

    An interactive program featuring live music, dance, storytelling and a Mummer's play featuring letters and diaries, photographs, and maps from the Library's collections.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-03-13
  • Press Conference Announcing Library Commission of Stevie Wonder Composition

    Press Conference Announcing Library Commission of Stevie Wond...

    videorecording | videorecording ; 22 min | Singer/songwriter Stevie Wonder, the awardee of the second Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, and Librarian of Congress James H. Billington held a ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Wonder, Stevie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Bill Veeck: Baseball's Great Maverick

    Bill Veeck: Baseball's Great Maverick

    Paul Dickson discussed and signed his book "Bill Veeck: Baseball's Great Maverick" at the Whittall Pavilion.

    • Contributor: Dickson, Paul
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-05-01
  • Kindergarten ball game /

    Kindergarten ball game /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 02May04; H45156. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 174. A row of approximately twenty-five children under the age of six ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Dunham Technique:  Dunham walk—slow

    Dunham Technique: Dunham walk—slow

    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
  • Hilltop outtake: Slate pops in then pan down the line

    Hilltop outtake: Slate pops in then pan down the line

    Art Director: Harvey Gabor Art Designer: Phil Messina Production Company: Roma Films Cameraman: Giuseppe Retumo Hilltop Outtakes Reel No. 3. E.C. Cok - 1709. Coke ôBuy the Worldö Original Color Dailies. For ...

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1971-00-00
  • Junot Díaz: 2012 National Book Festival

    Junot Díaz: 2012 National Book Festival

    Acclaimed author Junot Díaz speaks at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: D&Iacute - Az, Junot
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23