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  • That baseball rag [illustrated]

    That baseball rag [illustrated]

    videorecording | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track from online Jukebox. 3332 (General). Photos used: [President Woodrow Wilson throwing out the first ball, opening day, 1916] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.18475 ) -- Baseball fans - at Polo Grounds, N.Y. April 12, 1911 (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b06584) -- Bugs Raymond, New York Giants, baseball card portrait (http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2007685634/) -- [Oscar Stanage/Edgar Summers, Detroit Tigers, baseball card portrait] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/bbc.1981f) -- [Orval ...

    • Contributor: Collins, Arthur - Wolff, Dave - Jones, Clarence
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Flory's Flame

    Flory's Flame

    A discussion of the documentary film on the life and music of Flory Jagoda by producers Curt Fissel and Ellen Friedland.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-01-21
  • The Creative Society & the Price Americans Paid for It

    The Creative Society & the Price Americans Paid for It

    Educated professionals have been responsible for shaping much of America's history, according to scholar Louis Galambos. Since the turn of the 20th century, teachers, scientists, doctors, administrators, lawyers and business managers, among others have been at the forefront of innovation and have provided solutions to many of the nation's challenges. Our forefathers from all walks of life make up this creative class who sought ...

    • Contributor: Galambos, Louis
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-06-13
  • Judy Blume: 2009 National Book Festival

    Judy Blume: 2009 National Book Festival

    Young-adult author Judy Blume appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Blume, Judy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Boat race /

    Boat race /

    Two standard U.S. Navy eight-oar pulling boats, each commanded by a coxswain at the steering position in the stern, are seen abeam of one another. At a signal, both pulling boats begin moving and it can be seen that the camera was positioned on a vessel following the two competing pulling boats. The camera stays with the two boats until their destination is disclosed ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Gordon Sisters boxing /

    Gordon Sisters boxing /

    Two women on a stage approach from either side of the painted backdrop of a garden and engage in a boxing match. Both the boxing gloves and the hits exchanged between the women seem genuine. One woman wears a modest white dress with long sleeves and a skirt to mid-calf, dark stockings, and laced boots. The other woman--taller, thinner, and perhaps younger--sports a shorter, ...

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Edison Manufacturing Co.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Photographs of Ben Shahn, Russell Lee and Marion Post Wolcott

    Photographs of Ben Shahn, Russell Lee and Marion Post Wolcott

    Timothy Egan, a Pulitzer Prize winner and writer for The New York Times, has written the introduction to "The Photographs of Ben Shahn," one of three Library of Congress-published books in the "Fields of Vision" series. He led a discussion of the photos of the Farm Security Administration focusing on the three photographers in the series: Ben Shahn, Russell Lee and Marion Post Wolcott.

    • Contributor: Egan, Timothy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-10-16
  • Jon Scieszka: 2013 National Book Festival

    Jon Scieszka: 2013 National Book Festival

    Jon Scieszka appears at the Library of Congress 2013 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Scieszka , Jon
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • The truth revealed /

    The truth revealed /

    The young squire impudently stops at the stream where the women are washing clothes. His unsuccessful efforts to flirt with one of them, Mary, are caught in a photograph by his companion. Another of the women, Kate, plotting in conjunction with the squire, maliciously tells John, a stable hand, that Mary, who is John's sweetheart, has been flirting with the squire. John's discomfort is ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910
  • Negrura Peruana

    Negrura Peruana

    Negrura Peruana perform Afro-Peruvian music and dance from Connecticut, another in the Homegrown 2005 Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Peruana, Negrura
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2005-10-12
  • David Yezzi: 2006 National Book Festival

    David Yezzi: 2006 National Book Festival

    David Yezzi speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Yezzi, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Katherine Paterson: 2010 National Book Festival

    Katherine Paterson: 2010 National Book Festival

    National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Katherine Paterson appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Paterson, Katherine
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • What Hath God Wrought?

    What Hath God Wrought?

    • Contributor: Bruno, Leonard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Children's Book

    Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Children's Book

    More than 100 leaders from the arts, sciences, politics, business and other fields recall a children's book they loved in a new compilation of essays, "Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Children's Book: Life Lessons from Notable People from All Walks of Life." Editor Anita Silvey discusses the book.

    • Contributor: Silvey, Anita
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-04-22
  • How to View an Exhibition from a Hot Air Balloon: Nadar at the Paris Salon

    How to View an Exhibition from a Hot Air Balloon: Nadar at th...

    An examination of comic drawings about French Salon paintings created by the famous photographer Nadar (a.k.a. Felix Tournachon, 1820-1910).

    • Contributor: Langbein, Julia
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-05-01
  • How To Get into Princeton

    How To Get into Princeton

    • Contributor: Hebert, John R.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Family Matters: Testing Paternity in the 20th Century

    Family Matters: Testing Paternity in the 20th Century

    Long before daytime television and celebrity tabloids, scientists from around the world sought to develop a test of biological paternity. Nara Milanich offered a social and cultural history that traces parentage testing from its origins in the 1920s to the present. She explored how and why identity and descent first became scientific problems and the consequences of testing for men, women, and children, states ...

    • Contributor: Milanich, Nara
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-03-17
  • An historic feat /

    An historic feat /

    From the Biograph picture catalogue: 54 feet. Gen. Franklin Bell's famous mule pack train swimming the Agno River in Northern Luzon. This is one of the most notable incidents of the Philippine War. The picture has made a decided sensation wherever it has been shown.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Landscape with Yellow Birds

    Landscape with Yellow Birds

    Author Tom Christensen has translated José Ángel Valente's "Landscape with Yellow Birds." Valente (1929-2000) produced more than 20 volumes of poetry and many important essays. He lived in Switzerland from 1958 to 1982, and some of his work was not allowed to be published in Franco's Spain. Valente expressed that poetry is a "revelation of an aspect of reality to which there is no ...

    • Contributor: Christensen, Tom
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-26
  • Drawing the Line at the Big Ditch: The Panama Canal Treaties and the Rise of the Right

    Drawing the Line at the Big Ditch: The Panama Canal Treaties ...

    Political events in the United States often have unintended consequences for American politics and for the country as a whole. The long-term consequences of the Panama Canal debates of the 1970s was examined by Adam Clymer, former chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, who discussed his book, "Drawing the Line at the Big Ditch: The Panama Canal Treaties and the Rise of ...

    • Contributor: Clymer, Adam
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-05-22
  • Norman Bridwell

    Norman Bridwell

    • Contributor: Bridwell, Norman
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • The Future of Cataloging and Librarianship

    The Future of Cataloging and Librarianship

    The Asian Division and The Chinese American Librarians Association, Greater Mid-Atlantic Chapter, presented a lecture given by Associate Librarian for Library Services Deanna Marcum.

    • Contributor: Marcum, Deanna
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-04-22
  • [ Yo cuando era niño - mi padre querido ...] [illustrated]

    [ Yo cuando era niño - mi padre querido ...] [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from AFC 1939/001 2611a1 (Content). Illustrations: Mexican migrant drinking cold drink at filling station where truck has stopped en route from Mississippi to his home in the Rio Grande Valley. He had been picking cotton in Mississippi. Neches, Texas (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a27393) -- Mexican seasonal labor, contracted for by planters, picking cotton on Knowlton ...

    • Contributor: Suarez, José - Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1939
  • Hilltop outtake: Helicopter shot of Wexler group on hill

    Hilltop outtake: Helicopter shot of Wexler group on hill

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1971-00-00
  • George Duran: 2008 National Book Festival

    George Duran: 2008 National Book Festival

    Chef George Duran appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Duran, George
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi: 2004 National Book Festival

    Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi: 2004 National Book Festival

    Author Holly Black and artist Tony DiTerlizzi talk about their work at the 2004 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Black, Holly
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Green Desert:  Olzhas Suleimanov

    Green Desert: Olzhas Suleimanov

    Poet and author Olzhas Suleimanov is regarded as one of Kazakhstan's and Central Asia's most influential intellectuals. He read from "Green Desert," the first comprehensive translation of his works into the English language. It provides a concise overview of his rich literary heritage and serves as an introduction to the contemporary literature of Kazakhstan and Eurasia.

    • Contributor: Suleimanov, Olzhas
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-11-05
  • Kate DiCamillo

    Kate DiCamillo

    • Contributor: Dicamillo, Kate
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • The Royal Court Preacher and the Hebrew Book

    The Royal Court Preacher and the Hebrew Book

    In his talk, "The Royal Court Preacher and the Hebrew Book: Early Enlightenment and Hebrew Publishing in Prussia, 1700-1750," Schmelzer examined the role of an influential figure in the Prussian court, the Christian theologian and scholar D.E. Jablonski, who founded the Hebrew press in Berlin in 1690. Schmelzer discussed Jablonski's life, work and his activities as the publisher of Hebrew books in order to ...

    • Contributor: Schmelzer, Menachem
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-12-07
  • Benton Flippen and the Smokey Valley Boys

    Benton Flippen and the Smokey Valley Boys

    videorecording | 1 videorecording: 59 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). August 17, 2005. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Flippen, Benton - Smokey Valley Boys - Clifton, Verlen - Brown, Paul - Bode, Frank
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2005
  • Finding New Perspectives on the Germania Musical Society

    Finding New Perspectives on the Germania Musical Society

    Nancy Newman presents an American Musicological Society lecture, "A Program Not Greatly to Their Credit": Finding New Perspectives on the Germania Musical Society through the American Memory Sheet Music Collection.

    • Contributor: Newman, Nancy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-04-22
  • Women and Education in Saudi Arabia

    Women and Education in Saudi Arabia

    The Near East Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division of the Library of Congress presented Nihad el- Jesh, consultant of the Majlis al-Shura (Consultative Assembly) of Saudi Arabia, who delivered a lecture titled "Women and Education in Saudi Arabia."

    • Contributor: El Jesh, Nihad
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-06-20
  • Mary & Gretel /

    Mary & Gretel /

    From Origin of American animation 1900-1921 notes: Alice in Wonderland meets the Garden of Eden in this surreal fable of a drunk rabbit, bowling dwarfs, and the two bewildered girls of the title. From J. McIntire, Silent animated films at the Library of Congress: Mary & Gretel explore the forest and come across Rip Van Winkle, drunken woodsmen, and a bunny. They pluck magic ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Authenticity of Print Materials

    Authenticity of Print Materials

    Specialists, conservators, scientists, booksellers and private collectors who are on the cutting edge of research on printing techniques, paper manufacture, binding construction and typography convened at the Library of Congress for a symposium on authenticity. One of the most difficult subjects facing today's collection-development programs is judging the genuineness of printed materials. For nearly 10 years, the Library's Rare Book and Special Collections Division ...

    • Contributor: Various Speakers
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-12-06
  • Finding Hot Towers in Hurricanes

    Finding Hot Towers in Hurricanes

    Owen Kelley discussed the science, the technology and the researcher who coined the term "hot tower" 50 years ago. During the past decade, NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite has been able to collect definitive statistics on the association of hot towers (towering thunderclouds) and hurricane intensification.

    • Contributor: Kelley, Owen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-10
  • Omekongo Dibinga

    Omekongo Dibinga

    Poet Omekongo Dibanga, from the Democratic Republic of Congo, reads from his work and discusses the state of contemporary African literature.

    • Contributor: Dibinga, Omekongo
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-04-02
  • Philip Levine Gives Inaugural Reading as U.S. Poet Laureate

    Philip Levine Gives Inaugural Reading as U.S. Poet Laureate

    Philip Levine, whose poetry has honored the working man for almost half a century, gives his inaugural reading as the 18th Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry. Librarian of Congress James H. Billington announced the Laureate's appointment on Aug. 10.

    • Contributor: Levine, Philip
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-10-17
  • Eric H. Cline: 2014 National Book Festival

    Eric H. Cline: 2014 National Book Festival

    Anthropologist Eric H. Cline appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Cline, Eric
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • Alice McDermott

    Alice McDermott

    • Contributor: McDermott, Alice
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-09-08
  • Richard Paul Evans: Book Fest 05

    Richard Paul Evans: Book Fest 05

    Author Richard Paul Evans at the 2005 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Evans, Richard Paul
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • How the States Got Their Shapes

    How the States Got Their Shapes

    Why does West Virginia have a finger creeping up the side of Pennsylvania? Why are California and Texas so large when so many of the states in the Midwest are roughly the same size and shape? Why are Alabama and Mississippi almost exact mirror images of each other? Mark Stein provided answers to these questions, and many more, when he discussed and signed his ...

    • Contributor: Stein, Mark
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-07-15
  • President Roosevelt at the Canton station /

    President Roosevelt at the Canton station /

    The film begins by showing Theodore Roosevelt arriving with other mourners at Canton, Ohio. Mr. Roosevelt is shown leaving the station and getting into his carriage. The remainder of the film was photographed by panning the camera over the large crowd gathered in the area to watch the arrival of celebrities attending the funeral of President McKinley. From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Looking Beyond Gitmo: U.S. and Foreign Approaches Toward Legal Treatment of Terrorist Suspects

    Looking Beyond Gitmo: U.S. and Foreign Approaches Toward Lega...

    On January 22, 2009, President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order directing the Central Intelligence Agency to close the Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba within a year. Some individuals and groups view this as a risky step because the facility known as "Gitmo" is perceived as a secure location to conduct trials of terrorist suspects. Others welcome the move, but believe it could ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-02-18
  • Ana Menendez: 2009 National Book Festival

    Ana Menendez: 2009 National Book Festival

    Journalist and author Ana Menendez appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Menendez, Ana
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Rock Hall of Fame Guitarist Chris Hillman

    Rock Hall of Fame Guitarist Chris Hillman

    videorecording | videorecording ; 82 min | Rock pioneer Chris Hillman talks about the craft of the songwriter and about his prolific career. (Content). Recorded October 16, 2009 Chris Hillman began his career playing guitar and mandolin, later becoming a bass player, a songwriter and a vocalist. The Byrds' first single, a cover of Bob Dylan's "Mr. Tambourine Man," was a huge international hit ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hillman, Chris
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • The Impact of China and Russia on United States-Mongolian Political Relations in the 20th Century

    The Impact of China and Russia on United States-Mongolian Pol...

    Dr. Alicia Campi discusses her book "The Impact of China and Russia on United States-Mongolian Political Relations in the Twentieth Century."

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-03-18
  • Maaza Mengiste

    Maaza Mengiste

    Ethiopian novelist Maaza Mengiste reads from her work and discuss the state of contemporary African literature.

    • Contributor: Mengiste, Maaza
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-21
  • Taylor Branch: 2013 National Book Festival

    Taylor Branch: 2013 National Book Festival

    Taylor Branch appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Branch, Taylor
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • Jane Hirshfield: 2009 National Book Festival

    Jane Hirshfield: 2009 National Book Festival

    Jane Hirshfield, author of six collections of poetry appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Hirshfield, Jane
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • RDA: Antecedents y aspectos de su implementacion

    RDA: Antecedents y aspectos de su implementacion

    Barbara Tillett presenta, en español, un breve panorama de los antecedentes de la reglas actuales de catalogacion y provee una vista "entre bastidores" del desarrollo de la nuevas pautas para catalogacion: "RDA: Recursos: Descripcion y Acceso." La Dra. Tillett destaca la importancia e influencia en RDA de los Principios Internacionales de Catalogacion de la IFLA y los modelos conceptuales FRBR y FRAD. La videoconferencia ...

    • Contributor: Tillett, Barbara
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-08-13
  • A touching pleading /

    A touching pleading /

    A lawyer, pleading by the side of his client, bursts into tears with emotion and embraces the sobbing prisoner, who, while in this position, neatly steals the lawyer's watch and chain.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • P. Allen Smith

    P. Allen Smith

    P. Allen Smith at the 2003 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Smith, P. Allen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • Count von Bernstorff of Germany /

    Count von Bernstorff of Germany /

    Medium close shot of Count Johann von Bernstorff, German Ambassador to the U.S. (1908-1917), sitting and talking with an unidentified man in a car.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 191?
  • Li-Young Lee

    Li-Young Lee

    • Contributor: Lee, LI Young
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • Charm Dance from "L'Ag'Ya"

    Charm Dance from "L'Ag'Ya"

    This clip was filmed on 16mm at the Studebaker Theater, Chicago by Ann Barzel in 1947.The film is a compilation of excepts from Tropical Revue and includes sections of Tropics; Son; Nañig; Choros #1; Haitian Roadside; Street Scene; Shango; L'Ag'Ya (Market Scene, Pas de Deux, Mazouk, Beguine, Charm Dance, Ag'ya fight, and the beginning of the death scene. The ag'ya fight is performed by ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Dancing on the Volcano: The Haitian Revolution and Atlantic Performance

    Dancing on the Volcano: The Haitian Revolution and Atlantic P...

    Haiti's revolutionary origins and independence influenced its theatrical style. Kluge Fellow Peter Reed discusses the resulting perceptions of Haitians and their republic in the Atlantic world from the 1790s to the twentieth century.

    • Contributor: Reed, Peter
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-03-30
  • Witter Bynner Fellows Poetry Reading 2012

    Witter Bynner Fellows Poetry Reading 2012

    Philip Levine, the 18th Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry introduced L.S. Asekoff and Sheila Black as this year's winners of the Witter Bynner Fellowship from the Library of Congress. Both read their poems.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-04-05
  • The Iraqi Monarchy:  A British Experiment in National-Building

    The Iraqi Monarchy: A British Experiment in National-Building

    The African and Middle Eastern Division of the Library of Congress is sponsoring a series of lectures on Iraq history and society. Juan Romero delivered the first of a two-part lecture based on research for an upcoming book. The first lecture was titled "The Iraq Monarchy: A British Experiment in Nation Building."

    • Contributor: Romero, Juan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-02-17
  • The Audacity of Hopekirk

    The Audacity of Hopekirk

    A lecture-recital featuring a rare performance of Helen Hopekirk's "Five Songs on Poems of Fiona MacLeod," published in 1904. Helen Hopekirk was an accomplished Scottish concert pianist and composer who immigrated to the U.S. in 1897 to teach at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. A collection of her manuscripts is housed in the Library of Congress. The songs are settings of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-11-04
  • Kimberla Lawson Roby: 2011 National Book Festival

    Kimberla Lawson Roby: 2011 National Book Festival

    Kimberla Lawson Roby appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Roby, Kimberla Lawson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • CAMEO:  A Free Internet Reference on Materials Used in the Production and Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

    CAMEO: A Free Internet Reference on Materials Used in the Pr...

    What is Coade Stone? When was Bakelite invented? What is the chemical structure of indigo? Is it safe to use mineral spirits? The answers to all of these questions and much more can be found on CAMEO at cameo.mfa.org. CAMEO (Conservation and Art Materials Encyclopedia Online) is an electronic database of terms, materials and techniques used in all aspects of conservation and production of ...

    • Contributor: Derrick, Michele
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-19
  • Bar J Wranglers: Cowboy Music from Wyoming

    Bar J Wranglers: Cowboy Music from Wyoming

    The Bar J Wranglers perform cowboy music from Wyoming, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Wranglers, Bar J
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-10-02
  • Kissinger Lecture: Felipe Calderón

    Kissinger Lecture: Felipe Calderón

    President of Mexico Felipe Calderón, guest speaker at the sixth Henry Alfred Kissinger Lecture, focused on global challenges, such as global health, education, international trade, the fight against climate change and organized crime. The President also detailed how the Mexican government needs to strengthen and enforce local and federal entities to fight insecurity and to stop violence and crime in Mexico.

    • Contributor: Calder&Oacute - N, Felipe
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-04-23
  • Kevin Doyle: Irish Step Dance

    Kevin Doyle: Irish Step Dance

    Performance by Irish step dancer Kevin Doyle.

    • Contributor: Doyle, Kevin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-09-18
  • American Political Cartoons: 1764-2010

    American Political Cartoons: 1764-2010

    From Benjamin Franklin's drawing of the first American political cartoon in 1754 to Herblock's blistering attacks on Richard Nixon, editorial cartoons have always been a part of American journalism and politics. The authors of "American Political Cartoons 1754-2010" discuss their book.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-04-27
  • James L. Swanson: 2013 National Book Festival

    James L. Swanson: 2013 National Book Festival

    James L. Swanson appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Swanson, James L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • Gymnasium exercises and drill at Newport Training School /

    Gymnasium exercises and drill at Newport Training School /

    From Edison films catalog: This picture shows the young cadets going through their daily exercises and drill, and is full of life, and photographically perfect. 75 feet. $11.25.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Special delivery messenger, U.S.P.O. /

    Special delivery messenger, U.S.P.O. /

    As the scene opens, the front of a house, the shrubbery, a staircase, and the sidewalk are visible. From camera left, using a flying dismount, comes a bicycle rider in the uniform of a special delivery messenger. After parking his bicyle, he goes up the stairs to the front door of the house. A woman emerges, he hands her a letter, returns to his ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Diving Deep in a Pool of Pictures: Prints and Photographs Online Catalog

    Diving Deep in a Pool of Pictures: Prints and Photographs Onl...

    Prints and Photographs Division staff provide an overview of the Prints and Photographs Online Catalog (PPOC), highlighting features researchers have found useful for discovering, analyzing, and sharing pictures from the Division's collections. In addition to introduction by Chief Helena Zinkham, speakers are Barbara Orbach Natanson, Head, Prints and Photographs Reading Room; Kit Arrington, Digital Library Specialist; Kristi Finefield, Reference Librarian; Phil Michel, Digital Library ...

    • Contributor: Zinkham, Helena
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-05-08
  • The Case of the Missing Martian Atmosphere

    The Case of the Missing Martian Atmosphere

    Jared Espley spoke about climate change on Mars and the MAVEN mission. Several types of evidence from past Mars missions leads us to believe that Mars used to be much different from the dry, cold place we find today. Ancient gullies and canyons look as if they were carved by flowing water, minerals that can only be made in standing water have been found, ...

    • Contributor: Espley, Jared
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-09-18
  • Suji Kwock Kim

    Suji Kwock Kim

    • Contributor: Kim, Suji Kwock
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Interview with Len Roberts

    Interview with Len Roberts

    Grace Cavalieri interviews Len Roberts for the Library's Poet and the Poem Series.

    • Contributor: Roberts, Len
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-08-18
  • Linda Ronstadt: 2013 National Book Festival Webcast

    Linda Ronstadt: 2013 National Book Festival Webcast

    The Library of Congress

    • Contributor: Ronstadt, Linda
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • Fisherman's Wharf /

    Fisherman's Wharf /

    From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Shows the wharf at San Francisco, Cal., with a large fleet of fishing boats at anchor. The crews are engaged in mending nets, arranging lines, etc., all of which lend action to the view. The figures are clear and life size, and the scene is truthfully reproduced.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Patrick O'Connell

    Patrick O'Connell

    • Contributor: O'Connell, Patrick
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • The River of Doubt [2] /

    The River of Doubt [2] /

    Film is Roosevelt Memorial Association compilation of footage from TR's 1913-1914 trip to South America during which he combined a series of lectures with an expedition in the Amazon Valley of Brazil to collect zoological specimens. The Roosevelt group was combined with a group of Brazilian scientists under the leadership of Col. Candido Mariano da Silva Rondon to explore the course of the uncharted ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1928
  • Wreck of the battleship "Maine" /

    Wreck of the battleship "Maine" /

    "Taken in Havana Harbor from a moving launch, and shows the wreck of the "Maine" surrounded by wrecking boats and other vessels. The warped and twisted remains show how thoroughly this immense mass of iron and steel was blown out of all semblance of a vessel. The background of this picture is formed by the shores of Havana Harbor, and as the yacht moves ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Rosemary Wells: Book Fest 07

    Rosemary Wells: Book Fest 07

    Rosemary Wells in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Wells, Rosemary
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • The unappreciated joke /

    The unappreciated joke /

    From Edison films catalog: Scene, interior of a street-car. A stout man enters and sits down alongside of a friend and proceeds to read a comic paper. He shows a joke in the paper to his friend, and they both laugh heartily. The friend leaves the car, and his absence is not noted by the stout man. An elderly matron takes the seat. Without ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Barrelhouse

    Barrelhouse

    This clip was originally recorded on 16mm in 1941. The remaining sections of Dunham works on this film were captured between 1943 and 1944 and include Tropics (6 minutes), with Miss Dunham as the Woman with the Cigar; Son (2 minutes); Rara Tonga (4 minutes); Rhumba Jive (2 minutes), title also given as Rumba with a Little Jive Mixed In); Choros #1 (2 minutes); ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Interview with the Ambassadors: The Joy of Writing

    Interview with the Ambassadors: The Joy of Writing

    Following the Jan. 5, 2010, ceremony announcing the appointment of Katherine Paterson as the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature for 2010-2011, Jon Scieszka, National Ambassador for 2008-2009, interviewed his successor. They discussed a wide range of issues, both serious and humorous, in a room in the Library's Thomas Jefferson Building.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-01-05
  • President McKinley and escort going to the Capitol /

    President McKinley and escort going to the Capitol /

    "The film begins by showing military personnel on horseback. The camera was positioned on a side street and photographed representatives of several different companies of American cavalry. Just as the film ends, foot soldiers and West Point cadets preceding the two horse-drawn carriages, one containing President McKinley's party, come into view"--Early motion pictures. "This most excellent picture was secured at the junction of Pennsylvania ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Charles Siler oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Dallas, Texas, 2013-05-10.

    Charles Siler oral history interview conducted by David P. Cl...

    • Contributor: Bishop, John Melville - Cline, David P. - Siler, Charles E.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-05-10

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  • Facing the Music: Traditional Culture and Copyright

    Facing the Music: Traditional Culture and Copyright

    To what extent should copyright law protect the use and exploitation of traditional culture belonging to indigenous communities? Today's copyright law sadly overlooks and, arguably, discriminates against the interests of the authors of indigenous or traditional musical works - including folk music. As a single example, copyright law asserts that a work must, in effect, be written down for it to be copyrightable; this ...

    • Contributor: Bachner, Bryan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-05-31
  • Information Ethics: Challenges for Library and Information Science Professionals

    Information Ethics: Challenges for Library and Information Sc...

    Dr. Carbo discusses challenges faced by LIS professionals in their new roles.

    • Contributor: Carbo, Toni
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-12-09
  • Why Do Listeners Enjoy Music That Makes Them Weep?

    Why Do Listeners Enjoy Music That Makes Them Weep?

    Music-induced weeping represents one of the most powerful and potentially sublime experiences available to human listeners. Modern neuroscience provides helpful insights into music-induced weeping, how sounds can evoke sadness or grief, and why such sounds might lead to "a good cry."

    • Contributor: Huron, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-02-26
  • African American History Month Celebration: National Visionary Leadership Project Showcase

    African American History Month Celebration: National Visionar...

    The Library of Congress celebrated African American History Month with its signature event--a showcase of the American Folklife Center's National Visionary Leadership Project (NVLP) Collection. The NVLP is a collection of oral life histories of extraordinary African American elders who have made significant contributions to American society, and the American Folklife Center is the official repository for these stories. The Library's signature event featured ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-02-22
  • Celebrating the Acquisition of the NCTA Collection

    Celebrating the Acquisition of the NCTA Collection

    Barry Bergey with the National Endowment for the Arts moderates a group of panelists who discuss the significance and highlights of the NCTA Collection.

    • Contributor: Wilson, Joe - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009-09-11
  • Caesarism in Democratic Politics: Reflections on Max Weber

    Caesarism in Democratic Politics: Reflections on Max Weber

    President Emeritus of Stanford University Gerhard Casper, who recently occupied the Chair of American Law and Governance in the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, talks about Caesarism in democratic politics. Casper believes that the concept of Caesarism, political absolutism or dictatorship, was of considerable importance to Max Weber, the German political economist and sociologist considered to be one of the ...

    • Contributor: Casper, Gerhard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-03-22
  • TR in Norway and Denmark, 1910 [1] /

    TR in Norway and Denmark, 1910 [1] /

    While returning from Africa in 1910, Theodore Roosevelt visited many European countries, including Denmark, May 2-3, and Norway, May 4-6. Roosevelt, King Haakon, Edith Roosevelt, Queen Maud, Ethel Roosevelt, Kermit Roosevelt, and others enter carriages outside the railroad station in Oslo, Norway. Carriages arrive at the wharf in Helsingør, Denmark. Roosevelt and Kermit arrive by carriage outside the National Theater in Oslo where he ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910
  • Annie Oakley /

    Annie Oakley /

    Annie Oakley, the "Little Sure Shot" of the "Wild West," in an exhibition of rifle shooting.

    • Contributor: Oakley, Annie - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1895
  • Scene in the Swiss Village at Paris Exposition /

    Scene in the Swiss Village at Paris Exposition /

    "The picture opens with a crowd of Swiss boys and girls dressed in native costumes, marching down the street in this very unique and picturesque village. Each happy and smiling face is clearly shown as they pass the camera. The scene ends by the boys and girls congregating in the square and dancing to the strains of an accordion played by one of the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Armenian Literary Identity

    Armenian Literary Identity

    Kevork Bardakjian presented "Scribes, Compositors and the Mind in the Making: the Armenian Script and the Creation of an Armenian Literary Identity." Levon Avdoyan discussed "The Continuity and Change of an Armenian Identity in the Digital Age." Following the lectures, participants visited the new exhibition, "To Know Wisdom and Instruction: The Armenian Literary Tradition at the Library of Congress."

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-04-19
  • Prime Minister of Barbados

    Prime Minister of Barbados

    The Right Honorable Owen Seymour Arthur, Prime Minister of Barbados, came to the Library of Congress to deliver an historic address concerning the formation and evolution of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME). As prime minister with responsibility for CSME, his presentation focused upon the development and evolution of a transnational union of Caribbean countries comprising, in 2007, ...

    • Contributor: Arthur, Owen Seymour
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-06-18
  • Panorama of wreckage of water front /

    Panorama of wreckage of water front /

    From Edison films catalog: This picture shows the remains of one of the docks, several freight cars being piled one upon the other, while the most interesting part of the picture shows two schooners literally smashed one into the other, forming a most picturesque mass of wreckage. 40 feet. $6.00. Part of The Galveston Cyclone series (Edison films catalog): At the first news of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Leonard-Cushing fight /

    Leonard-Cushing fight /

    From Edison films catalog: An actual six-round contest between Mike Leonard, commonly called the "Beau Brummel" of pugilism, and Jack Cushing. Full of hard fighting, clever hits, punches, leads, dodges, body blows and some slugging. Sold by rounds. Each round contains 150 feet. Price each round, $22.50.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • Literature to Life: Zora!

    Literature to Life: Zora!

    Zora Neale Hurston was one of the most important and celebrated figures to emerge from the Harlem Renaissance. Outspoken, spirited and gifted, Ms. Hurston was the most prolific African-American woman writer of the 1930's. Adapted from the theatrical biography of her life by Laurence Holder, this performance brings to life her story.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-01-29
  • Interview with Composer and Pianist Fred Hersch

    Interview with Composer and Pianist Fred Hersch

    Part of the series "American Creativity: The Composer-Performer," this interview with the composer and pianist Fred Hersch, one of a series of portraits of major jazz figures appearing at the Library of Congress, was presented by the Library's Music Division as a pre-concert presentation. The interviewer is Ben Roe.

    • Contributor: Hersch, Fred
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-10-26
  • Laura Kasischke: 2012 National Book Festival

    Laura Kasischke: 2012 National Book Festival

    Laura Kasischke appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Kasischke, Laura
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • National Geospatial Digital Archive: A Partnership Network

    National Geospatial Digital Archive: A Partnership Network

    Geospatial data is information such as maps, imagery and data sets that help us better understand, manage and monitor change in the present while providing insight into the past. From the first colonial maps to the time-sequenced satellite imagery of the 21st century, cartographic information has helped define our view of the country and the world. Today, cartographic materials in digitized form are being ...

    • Contributor: Carver, Larry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-12-06