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  • Sketching the Secret Tracts of the Child's Mind: Theorizing Childhood in Early American Fantasy Strips, 1905-1914

    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
  • The Ancient Maya & the Year 2012

    Mark Van Stone will discuss what the ancient Maya actually said about 2012. The result is based entirely on science, archaeology, decipherment and Precolumbian art.

    • Contributor: Van Stone, Mark
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-10-11
  • [Gertie on tour--excerpts] /

    Copyright: no reg. Additional animators, John McCay, John Fitzsimmons. Main and end titles and parts of film lacking. DLC Duration: 1:22 at 24 fps. Gertie is a dinosaur who lives in present ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1921
  • Esquimaux leap-frog /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1901; H7500. Duration: 0:48 at 15 fps. Camera: Edwin S. Porter, James H. White. Location: Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, New York. The Edison company distributed this film and the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Bill McKibben Speaks on "American Earth: Environmental Writing Since Thoreau"

    Each advance in environmental practice in our nation's history "was preceded by a great book," says writer, activist and editor Bill McKibben in his introduction to "American Earth: Environmental Writing Since Thoreau," ...

    • Contributor: McKibben, Bill
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-04-29
  • Theater Treasures in the Music Division

    Walter Zvonchenko makes a presentation on the theater treasures in the Music Division for the Library's docent training program.

    • Contributor: Zvonchenko, Walter
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-12-07
  • 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
  • Indians and cow-boys /

    Copyright: no reg. Original French title from Bousquet, H. Catalogue Pathé des années, 1896 à 1914, v. 1, 1896 à 1906, p. 893. Distributors from New York clipper, Sept. 3, 1904, p. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Catalog Record

    Mysterious China. Land of legends / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    DVD; Dolby stereo. Title from container. Narrator: Louis Fantasia. Hubei Province in subtropical central China dates back to the 7th century BC, when it was home to the powerful state of CHU. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Sutro Baths /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20Sept1897; 52619. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:24 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: Another view in which the figures show larger. A springboard furnishes the bathers with ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Swimming pool, Palm Beach /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 13Feb05; H56666. Cameraman, G. W. Bitzer. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 319. The film, photographed from a single-camera position, shows a swimming pool ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1905
  • 2nd Special Service Battalion, Canadian Infantry--parade /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 7Nov1899; 72831. Duration: 3:12 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: This picture shows the Canadian troops departing from Quebec for the war in the Transvaal. The scene ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Christopher Paolini: 2012 National Book Festival

    Christopher Paolini appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Paolini, Christopher
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Holly Black: 2013 National Book Festival

    Holly Black appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Black, Holly
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • Poster Mania in Turn-of-the-Century Paris

    In the 1880s and 1890s, illustrated posters displayed on walls throughout Paris were accused of turning the city into a bazaar and mounting an aggressive assault on the eyes and souls of ...

    • Contributor: Carter, Karen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-05-22
  • Faulkner and Hemingway: Biography of a Literary Rivalry

    William Faulkner and Ernest Hemingway, both winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature, carried on a nuanced and complex literary rivalry. At times, each voiced a shared professional respect; at other times, ...

    • Contributor: Fruscione, Joseph
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-03-16
  • Craig Thompson: 2012 National Book Festival

    Graphic novelist Craig Thompson appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Thompson, Craig
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Women's Activism and Social Change: Documenting the Lives of Margaret Sanger and Jane Addams

    Ester Katz, editor-in-chief of the Margaret Sanger Papers Project at the New York University, and Mary Lynn McCree Bryan, editor-in-chief of the Jane Addams Papers Project at Duke University, were the featured ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-03-24
  • Dominique Moceanu: 2012 National Book Festival

    Dominique Moceanu appears on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Moceanu, Dominique
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Hilary Knight: Book Fest 05

    Author Hilary Knight at the 2005 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Knight, Hilary
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24