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  • TR at Sagamore Hill [1916] /

    On May 27, 1916, shortly before the Republican Party and Progressive Party conventions, the newly formed Roosevelt Non-Partisan League sponsors a demonstration of support for TR at Sagamore Hill. Many prominent men are included in the over 2,000 people who traveled from New York City to Oyster Bay to see TR and hear him speak on "Americanism." Panning shots of crowd gathered around porch; ...

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Hurd, Richard M. (Richard Melancthon) - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915
  • Digressional Wanderings

    Na'ama Zussman discussed how digressions from the main subject in artist books carry the memory of a text, its physical form, its history, and shape a new entity.

    • Contributor: Zussman, Na'Ama
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-05-20
  • Lisa Scottoline: 2012 National Book Festival

    Lisa Scottoline appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Scottoline, Lisa
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • TR's funeral at Oyster Bay, 1919 /

    Views of Christ Episcopal Church, the funeral procession, and Youngs Memorial Cemetery during the funeral of Theodore Roosevelt on January 8, 1919, in Oyster Bay, N.Y. Medium close shot of specially delegated New York City mounted police guards, followed by hearse, passing on road in front of church; long shot at church entrance of flag-draped casket being placed in hearse, with line of funeral ...

    • Contributor: Talmadge, George E. - Roosevelt, Archibald (Archibald Bulloch) - March, Peyton Conway - Marshall, Thomas R. (Thomas Riley) - Winslow, Cameron Mcrae - Wood, Leonard - Straus, Oscar S. (Oscar Solomon) - Universal Film Manufacturing Company - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1919
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    Nova. Vaccines, calling the shots / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Diseases that were largely eradicated in the U.S. a generation ago, including whooping cough, measles, mumps, are returning, in part because nervous parents are skipping their children's shots. This takes viewers around the world to track epidemics, explore the science behind vaccinations, and shed light on the risks of opting out. The vast majority of Americans, more than 90%, vaccinate their children. Yet many ...

    • Contributor: Pemberton, Sonya - Washington, Sharon - Fensterszaub, Simon - Efron, Daryl - Geschwind, Daniel H. - Larson, Heidi - Middleman, Amy - Nossal, G. J. V. (Gustav Joseph Victor) - Offit, Paul A. - Zikmund Fisher, Brian J. - Dasent, Peter - Tangled Bank Studios, Llc - Wgbh (Television Station : Boston, Mass.) - Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) - Pbs Distribution (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014
  • Ed Young: 2012 National Book Festival

    Ed Young appears on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Young, Ed
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Charles Simic on the Art of Translation

    Charles Simic will make the final appearance of his tenure as U.S. Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry when he presents a lecture on poetry translation at the Library of Congress. The position of Poet Laureate is limited to a one or two-year term. Simic did not wish to be considered for a second year, as he wants to devote more time to the writing ...

    • Contributor: Simic, Charles
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-05-08
  • Sodom Laurel Album Explores North Carolina Mountain Community

    The visual and oral history of a rural mountain community called Sodom Laurel, and one family steeped in the tradition of the area, are the focus of a new book and accompanying CD by Rob Amberg and Sheila Kay Adams.

    • Contributor: Amberg, Rob
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-04-21
  • 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 Deines (bass, vocals) make up the River Boys Polka Band. They have played traditional Dutch Hop dance music together for 10 years. All four have performed at traditional weddings, anniversaries and other ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2006-06-21
  • BARD Mobile iOS: How to Pair a Braille Display with Your iOS Device

    Judy Dixon provides a tutorial on how to pair a refreshable braille display with an iOS device.

    • Contributor: Dixon, Judy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-01
  • I Am Because We Are: African Wisdom in Image and Proverb

    Betty Press discussed and signed her new book, "I Am Because We Are: African Wisdom for Life."

    • Contributor: Press, Betty
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-08
  • 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') model is a good vehicle for doing this. What has been discovered over the years is that there are a number of structures that are universal and applicable to all kinds of ...

    • Contributor: Hay, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-03-24
  • Jazz Conversation: Ron Carter & Larry Appelbaum

    The Library's Larry Appelbaum talks with legendary jass bassist Ron Carter.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-10-17
  • Daniel Boucher & Friends: Traditional French-Canadian Fiddle Music from Connecticut

    Fiddler and singer Daniel Boucher is accompanied by guitarist Ray Pelletier, guitarist and fiddler George Wilson, and fiddler/stepdancer Glenn Bombardier of the Beaudoin family.

    • Contributor: Boucher, Daniel
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2011-08-17
  • The Stations that Spoke Your Language: Radio and the Yiddish-American Cultural Renaissance (Day 2, afternoon)

    Leading Yiddish language and culture experts joined media scholars and Library of Congress specialists to address Yiddish radio in America: its history and cultural impact, its continuing influence on American media, and its multifaceted legacy. (Day 2, afternoon)

    • Contributor: Various - Apelbaum, Laura Cohen - Barton, Matthew - Gevinson, Alan - Goldsmith, Emanuel S. - Gottesman, Itzik Nakhmen - Hoog, Ann - Isaacs, Miriam - Jochnowitz, Eve - Joselit, Jenna Weissman - Mayrent, Sherry L. - Newman, Roberta - Pearlstein, Peggy K. - Rein, David M. - Russo, Alexander - Sapoznik, Henry - Seigel, Amanda - Sokolow, Pete - Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron - Ticktin, Max D. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Yiddish of Greater Washington Inc - University of Wisconsin. Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2012-09-07
  • Katherine Dunham on need for Dunham Technique

    In this series of clips recorded in September 2002, Katherine Dunham speaks about her influence on American dance; dance anthropology; her anthropological films; Shango; L'Ag'Ya; the Mazouk from L'Ag'Ya; the need for a Dunham Technique; breathing in Dunham Technique; the circle of energy; the concept of the "pole through the body" in Dunham Technique; the hand in Dunham Technique; the position of the arm ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Transcript of "About the FSA Collection" by Carl Fleischhauer: Documenting America, 1935-1943: The Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Photo Collection (Library of Congress Journeys and Crossings)

    Transcript of "About the FSA Collection" by Carl Fleischhauer: Documenting America, 1935-1943: The Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Photo Collection (Library of Congress Journeys and Crossings)

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Web Pages
  • 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
  • Auto boat race on the Hudson /

    The single camera position was from the point of view of the judge of the course. The films shows a boat race between small, motor-driven speed boats, which were approximately twenty feet long with the inboard engine decked over. Many boats of various designs and spectators can be seen as if the locale were a yacht club basin or yacht mooring. Participants in the ...

    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Richard Peck

    • Contributor: Peck, Richard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Haiti and the Aftermath: Actions, Vision & a Plan

    Chavennes Jean-Baptiste, founder of the Peasant Movement of Papay, addressed how his organization is responding to the earthquake in Haiti.

    • Contributor: Jean Baptiste, Chavennes
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-27
  • Literary Birthday Celebration: Zora Neale Hurston

    Dolen Perkins-Valdez and Marita Golden celebrate the birthday of American writer Zora Neale Hurston by reading selections from her work and discussing her influence on their own writing.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-01-07
  • International Summit of the Book 3: Day Two, Afternoon

    The Library of Congress hosted the first International Summit of the Book and began what library leaders envision as an annual global meeting of minds to discuss and promote the book as a crucial format for conveying societies' scholarship and culture. The afternoon of Day Two included remarks and presentations by Marie Arana, Nan Talese, Geoffrey Kloske, Karen Lotz, Niko Pfund, Michael Suarez, Karen ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-12-07
  • 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
  • Hard Times on the U.S.-Mexico Border, 1910-1939

    This historical analysis by Martin Gonzalez de la Vara, Colegio de Michoacan, visiting professor at the John Hopkins University, sheds light on specific events which occurred in the US-Mexican border area, especially around El Paso, Texas, during and in the aftermath of the Mexican Revolution. Mexicans from all walks of life fled their country to escape violence and settled in the U.S. Border cities ...

    • Contributor: Gonzalez De La Vara, Martin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-07-19