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  • A Hole in Texas

    A Hole in Texas

    Herman Wouk, one of America's best-known and most popular novelists, discussed his writing career and his new novel, with journalist William Safire.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-04-21
  • Introduction to the Global Legal Monitor

    Introduction to the Global Legal Monitor

    This video shows how to access, search and subscribe to the Law Library of Congress's Global Legal Monitor.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-12-17
  • Launching a stranded schooner from the docks /

    Launching a stranded schooner from the docks /

    From Edison films catalog: During the terrific storm all of the light craft along the dock front was lifted out of the water and washed up into the streets, many of them being carried for miles inland. This subject shows a number of boatmen who have banded together to get their craft back into the water, a panoramic view being taken of the schooner ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • 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
  • American Democracy & the Rule of Law: Why Every Vote Matters

    American Democracy & the Rule of Law: Why Every Vote Matters

    As part of Law Day 2014, Jeffrey Rosen discusses American democracy and the rule of law in commemoration of the impending 50th anniversaries of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

    • Contributor: Rosen, Jeffrey
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-05-01
  • Sound & Film: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Sound & Film: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlight...

    Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Web Pages
    • Date: 1930
  • U.S. cavalry supplies unloading at Tampa, Florida /

    U.S. cavalry supplies unloading at Tampa, Florida /

    "Here is a freight train of thirty cars loaded with baggage and ambulance supplies for the 9th U.S. Cavalry. In the foreground a score of troopers are pulling, lifting and hauling an ambulance from a flat car. It slides down the inclined planks with a sudden rush that makes the men "hustle" to keep it from falling off. Drill engine on the next track ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Henry Threadgill's Zooid

    Henry Threadgill's Zooid

    A rare Washington appearance from Henry Threadgill, "one of the most important living composers in and around the jazz idiom" (Nate Chinen) and a dazzling alto saxophonist and flutist with masterly improvisational skills.

    • Contributor: Threadgill, Henry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-10-25
  • Fun in a bakery shop /

    Fun in a bakery shop /

    The set is of the interior of a bakery. A man in a baker's hat and costume enters and begins kneading some dough on a table by the oven. He notices a make-believe rat crawling up the side of a nearby barrel and throws the dough at the rat, covering it completely. He then goes over to the dough and begins to pummel it ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Transporting Internal Rev. stamps, U.S.P.O. /

    Transporting Internal Rev. stamps, U.S.P.O. /

    The film shows a two-horse postal delivery wagon backed against a ramp, where two men are unloading the contents of the wagon into a delivery chute.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • International Literature: International Writing Program Showcase

    International Literature: International Writing Program Showcase

    Christopher Merrill and his international students/alumni participate in panels and read from their work. Speakers included Bruce Armstrong, Cynthia Edul, Omar Pérez, Enrique Serrano, Natasha Tiniacos, Boaz Gaon, Mujib Mehrdad, Mamle Kabu, Sadek Mohammed, Binayak Banerjee, Bernice Chauly, Heekyung Eun, Chen Li, Franca Treur, Laurynas Katkus, Auguste Corteau and Gerõur Kristný.

    • Contributor: Merrill, Christopher
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-11-06
  • Steven Millhauser: 2012 National Book Festival

    Steven Millhauser: 2012 National Book Festival

    Steven Millhauser appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Millhauser, Steven
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • C.P.E. Bach Sources at the Library of Congress

    C.P.E. Bach Sources at the Library of Congress

    A discussion of the C.P.E. Bach manuscripts at the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Boomhower, Daniel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-04-04
  • Haynes Johnson: 2009 National Book Festival

    Haynes Johnson: 2009 National Book Festival

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and best-selling author Haynes Johnson appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Johnson, Haynes
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Walter Mosley: 2009 National Book Festival

    Walter Mosley: 2009 National Book Festival

    Author of the critically acclaimed Easy Rawlins mystery series Walter Mosley appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Mosley, Walter
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Alma Powell

    Alma Powell

    Alma Powell at the 2003 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Powell, Alma
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • S.S. "Queen" leaving dock /

    S.S. "Queen" leaving dock /

    "Shows S.S. Queen backing out from the dock of Norther Pacific R.R. Seattle, Wash, the decks covered with a mass of passengers, leaving for the new gold field"--Phonoscope, January 1898, p. 12.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Steve Meisner Band

    Steve Meisner Band

    Accordion polka concert with the Steve Meisner Band.

    • Contributor: Meisner, Steve
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2010-08-25
  • The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family

    The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family

    The relationship between Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings has been a subject of speculation for centuries and even more so in the past decade, when DNA testing increased evidence of a sexual liaison. Author Annette Gordon-Reed, who received attention in 1997 for a book that carefully evaluated claims and counter-claims about the Jefferson-Hemings relationship, has written a new book about Sally Hemings - a ...

    • Contributor: Gordon Reed, Annette
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-23
  • Lynn Sherr: 2014 National Book Festival

    Lynn Sherr: 2014 National Book Festival

    Lynn Sherr appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Sherr, Lynn
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • Kawana Trio / Catalog Record

    Kawana Trio /

    Opening title identifies the Kawana Trio as "artistic foot jugglers." The camera iris opens to reveal three Asians--two men and a woman--dressed in kimonos and looking down. They raise their heads and look at the camera, smiling, as the iris closes. Another iris effect opens to a stage with a dark background and a decorated, cushioned platform center stage. The men now wear white ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1919
  • Elise Paschen: 2006 Natinal Book Festival

    Elise Paschen: 2006 Natinal Book Festival

    Elise Paschen speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Paschen, Elise
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Capture of Boer battery by British /

    Capture of Boer battery by British /

    From Edison films catalog: Nothing can exceed the stubborn resistance shown by the Gordon Highlanders, as we see them steadily advancing in the face of a murderous fire of the Boers, who are making their guns speak with rapid volleys. One by one the gunners fall beside their guns, and as the smoke clears for an instant the Highlanders are seen gaining nearer and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Eleanor Lambert:  Still Here

    Eleanor Lambert: Still Here

    John A. Tiffany discusses his new book on Eleanor Lambert, best known as the inventor of Fashion Week, creator of the International Best-Dressed List and founder of the Council of Fashion Designers of America. When she died in 2003 at age 100, she was one of the most influential women in the American fashion industry. But well before she became a fashion doyenne, Lambert ...

    • Contributor: Tiffany, John A.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-02-02
  • Parke Davis' employees /

    Parke Davis' employees /

    Photographed from a single-camera position, this film encompasses a scene of a large number of people either walking or riding bicycles as they leave what appears to be a factory. The title indicates they are employees of a drug firm.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Donna Britt: 2012 National Book Festival

    Donna Britt: 2012 National Book Festival

    Donna Britt appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Britt, Donna
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • World War I Symposium

    World War I Symposium

    Gerard Toal (Virginia Tech), Paul Miller (McDaniel College) and retired US Ambassador Jacques Paul Klein discuss the territorial and ethnic conflicts that led to the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo on June 28, 1914, and how Europe's great powers over-reacted, leading to "the Great War." The speakers then show how the First World War has affected the subsequent history of Europe, through ...

    • Contributor: Various Speakers
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-09-16
  • Charleston chain-gang /

    Charleston chain-gang /

    Apparently, the film was photographed from a compound bordered by high walls and buildings. At a distance of fifty yards in the direction that the camera is pointed a column of men can be seen walking backwards and holding a chain under their arms. All the men are dressed the same. Two men carrying shotguns gesture to indicate the chain gang should move. They ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Excavating for a New York foundation /

    Excavating for a New York foundation /

    The scene is an excavation pit at an unidentified New York City construction site. A crew of six men can be seen shoveling dirt into a four-wheeled wooden cart. Then a full cart is slowly lifted out of the pit to street level by a steam-powered crane. These carts are similar in design to those shown dumping rubble at the end of the film ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Domestic Engraving & European Letterpress: A Conversation with Gaylord Schanilec & Russell Maret

    Domestic Engraving & European Letterpress: A Conversation wit...

    Gaylord Shanilec, Wisconsin wood engraver, talks about his intricately realized multi-colored engravings inspired by his rural Midwestern surroundings. Russell Maret, a New York-based private designer and letterpress printer, discusses the high and low corners of European alphabetical history for both form and content.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-10-04
  • Stewarding Space Data

    Stewarding Space Data

    A panel discussion from the Digital Preservation 2014 meeting covered how the challenges of preservation data from space are truly astronomical. Four presenters discussed and explored these issues in a range of contexts. These included projects working with satellite data from the 1950s, a database of extragalactic distances occurring in research libraries, and ongoing work on managing space data and data from satellites at ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-07-22
  • Robert L. Carter: Book Fest 05

    Robert L. Carter: Book Fest 05

    Author Robert L. Carter at the 2005 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Carter, Robert L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • Diane Ackerman: Book Fest 07

    Diane Ackerman: Book Fest 07

    Diane Ackerman appears at the 2007 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Ackerman, Diane
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Amuma Says No: Traditional and Contemporary Basque Music from Idaho

    Amuma Says No: Traditional and Contemporary Basque Music from...

    Amuma Says No plays Basque music in a concert at the Library of Congress

    • Contributor: Amuma Says No
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2010-07-14
  • Introduction and History of the Library's Music Division

    Introduction and History of the Library's Music Division

    videorecording | videorecording ; 21 min | Susan Vita makes a presentation on the Library's Music Division for the docent training program. (Content). Recorded December 7, 2006 (Date). Speaker Biography: Susan Vita is chief of the Library's Music Division. (Biographical). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Vita, Sue
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Buffalo dance /

    Buffalo dance /

    Copyright: no reg. Performers: Last Horse, Parts His Hair, Hair Coat. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:15 at 20 fps. According to Edison film historian C. Musser, this film and others shot on the same day (see also Sioux ghost dance) featured Native American Indian dancers from Buffalo Bill's Wild West show, and constitutes the American Indian's first appearance before a motion picture camera. MAVIS ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • Divine Art, Infernal Machine: The Reception of Printing in the West

    Divine Art, Infernal Machine: The Reception of Printing in th...

    Elizabeth Eisenstein discusses five centuries of ambivalent attitudes toward printing and printers, based on her new book, "Divine Art, Infernal Machine: The Reception of Printing in the West from First Impressions to the Sense of an Ending" (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011).

    • Contributor: Eisenstein, Elizabeth L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-03-08
  • 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
  • Working (and Not Working) with Bernstein

    Working (and Not Working) with Bernstein

    Composer Jack Gottlieb, author of the recently published memoir "Working with Bernstein," discusses his own role as a fellow composer.

    • Contributor: Gottlieb, Jack
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-12-11
  • Automobile race for the Vanderbilt Cup /

    Automobile race for the Vanderbilt Cup /

    This automobile race was filmed from many camera positions. Several different types of motor cars from all parts of the world are seen. A series of interconnecting roads was used as the race course.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • National Anthem Remix Panel Discussion

    National Anthem Remix Panel Discussion

    The Library's stacks include a trove of arrangements of our national anthem, including Stravinsky's "The Star-Spangled Banner," and "Ode to the Star-Spangled Banner" by Ferde Grofé. This panel discusses the history and value of revamping one of our most provocative songs. Panelists include Matt Spivey (vice president of artistic operations, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra), Loras John Schissel (music division, Library of Congress), Neil Grauer (assistant ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-09-18
  • Columbus's Most Prized Possession

    Columbus's Most Prized Possession

    • Contributor: Hebert, John R.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Vanishing Pasts, Ethnographic Presents and Digital Futures: The Case of the Maasai Audiovisual Archives

    Vanishing Pasts, Ethnographic Presents and Digital Futures: T...

    This international documentary training program is discussed. This program aims to provide indigenous communities with the technical and methodological skills needed to record, maintain and preserve aspects of their traditional cultural heritage and public representations. The presentation provides an inside perspective into the aims, goals and initial results from the program. It is jointly produced by the American Folklife Center at the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Shankar, Guha
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-04-07
  • Lathrop School, calisthenics /

    Lathrop School, calisthenics /

    A group of preadolescent boys and girls is standing in a row facing the camera position. In back of them is a wall on which is written "Kansas City, Mo." As the film progresses, the students go through a series calisthenics, performing them in unison, and continue this throughout the film.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Julia Glass: 2006 National Book Festival

    Julia Glass: 2006 National Book Festival

    Julia Glass speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Glass, Julia
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Mourning El Dorado: The Closing of the Amazonian Frontier in Contemporary South American Fiction

    Mourning El Dorado: The Closing of the Amazonian Frontier in ...

    Kluge Fellow Charlotte Rogers discusses how literary works from Brazil, Colombia, Peru, and Guyana reinvent the myth of a fabulous city of gold, known as "El Dorado," in today's world, and how in the wake of deforestation and settlement in the Amazon river basin, current writers nostalgically mourn for a time when the region was seen as a place of potential wealth and opportunity.

    • Contributor: Rogers, Charlotte
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-06-19
  • John Lewis Gaddis: 2012 National Book Festival

    John Lewis Gaddis: 2012 National Book Festival

    John Lewis Gaddis appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Gaddis, John Lewis
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Expert bag punching / Catalog Record

    Expert bag punching /

    A man stands on a stage with a painted backdrop of a forest, as if performing a vaudeville act. To the right of the frame is a sign on an easel identifying him as "Gus Keller, Novelty Bag Puncher, New Polo A.A." To the left of the frame is a rack of various punching bags, topped by American flags and a sign identifying the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Lisa Scottoline: 2009 National Book Festival

    Lisa Scottoline: 2009 National Book Festival

    Lisa Scottoline, author of 16 best-selling legal-suspense novels appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Scottoline, Lisa
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Launching, no. 2 /

    Launching, no. 2 /

    From Edison films catalog: The camera was changed after the former subject had been photographed [Cataloger's note: see film entitled Launch of Japanese man-of-war "Chitosa"] and the ship is seen nearly head-on, bow first, still floating backward into the harbor, while in the foreground are seen numerous row-boats with their occupants. As the boat passes out of view the row-boats constantly move around and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Bankrupting the Enemy: The U.S. Financial Siege of Japan Before Pearl Harbor

    Bankrupting the Enemy: The U.S. Financial Siege of Japan Befo...

    Was the bombing of Pearl Harbor an unprovoked attack on the United States? According to a new book by Edward S. Miller, the Japanese motivation stemmed from U.S. plans to defeat Japan economically in the years before World War II. Miller discussed his book, "Bankrupting the Enemy: The U.S. Financial Siege of Japan Before Pearl Harbor" in a program sponsored by the Humanities and ...

    • Contributor: Miller, Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-01-15
  • [The centaurs--excerpts] /

    [The centaurs--excerpts] /

    A half human-half horse boy and girl meet and fall in love. They have a baby and go home to their parents for a happy reunion.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1921
  • A Money Doctor from Japan: Megata Tanetaro in Korea, 1904-1907

    A Money Doctor from Japan: Megata Tanetaro in Korea, 1904-1907

    It is by now established knowledge that Japanese colonialist policies versus Korea cannot have been motivated by economic profits. Literature on Japanese imperialism does, however, fail to address the role of a series of monetary and financial reforms the Japanese government sought to implement after the peninsula had been turned into a protectorate. In his lecture, Michael Schiltz demonstrates how the 'Megata reform', as ...

    • Contributor: Schiltz, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-12-05
  • A Parting of the Ways: Wealth, Working and Poverty in Early Christian Monasticism

    A Parting of the Ways: Wealth, Working and Poverty in Early C...

    Imagine you are living in 290 and not in 2009. Guess what people were heatedly discussing in those days? It was a pressing economic issue: the financial support of monks. Some insisted that monks should work for a living, and others thought they should be supported by the alms of other Christians. It was a raging debate that involved crucial economic and religious issues, ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Peter
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-04-30
  • Coffeehouses: Folk Music, Culture & Counterculture

    Coffeehouses: Folk Music, Culture & Counterculture

    Since the 1950s, the history of the American folk music revival has been intertwined with the rise of coffeehouses and coffeehouse culture. This forum brings together notable coffeehouse producer Betsy Siggins from Boston's legendary Club 47, Caffe Lena History Project Founder and Producer Jocelyn Arem, filmmaker and documentarian Todd Kwait, and Baltimore-based performer and "open mic" organizer Rob Hinkal to explore folk music coffeehouses, ...

    • Contributor: Arem, Jocelyn - Hinkal, Rob - Groce, Nancy - Kwait, Todd - Siggins, Betsy - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2014-04-11
  • Christian Wiman: Book Fest 05

    Christian Wiman: Book Fest 05

    Author and poet Christian Wiman at the 2005 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Wiman, Christian
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • Interview with Frank Gonzales, Naples, Italy, November 16, 2001

    Interview with Frank Gonzales, Naples, Italy, November 16, 2001

    • Contributor: Gonzales, Frank - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-16
  • Tomie dePaola: 2011 National Book Festival

    Tomie dePaola: 2011 National Book Festival

    Illustrator and writer Tomie dePaola appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Depaola, Tomie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin: 2014 National Book Festival

    Doris Kearns Goodwin: 2014 National Book Festival

    Doris Kearns Goodwin is intereviewed at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. by David Rubenstein.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • In Search of Africa at the Library of Congress: Collecting and Preserving African Heritage

    In Search of Africa at the Library of Congress: Collecting an...

    The African Section of the African & Middle Eastern Division and The Prints & Photographs Division at the Library of Congress co-sponsor an illustrated lecture given by Sylivester Sennabulya.

    • Contributor: Sennabulya, Sylivester
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-10-07
  • ha-Bayit bi-reḥov Betsalʼel the House on Bezalel street / Catalog Record

    ha-Bayit bi-reḥov Betsalʼel the House on Bezalel street /

    A short movie, presenting the history of a Schatz family, from the creation of the school of Bezalel, by the father of the family, Boris Schatz, till the days of the second generation, Zahara, Louise and Bezalel. The movie was initiated by The Schatz house.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
  • Mazouk from "L'Ag'Ya"

    Mazouk from "L'Ag'Ya"

    Originally recorded on 16mm at various performances between 1943-1944, the film contains sections of Dunham works 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); Batacuda (1 minute); Bolero (1 minute); L'Ag'Ya (10 minutes) Market ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Formación RDA para participantes de NACO 4b. Personas: Construcción

    Formación RDA para participantes de NACO 4b. Personas: C...

    The Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) Secretariat presents 26 webcasts as a portion of an online course created and intended for Spanish-speaking independent AACR2 Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO) participants who are making the transition to RDA: Resource Description & Access for authority work. The course consists of filmed lectures, hands-on guided sessions, online exercises, and follow-up Q&A webinars, with a brief review period ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-10-16
  • Woodrow Wilson's Right Hand: The Life of Colonel Edward M. House

    Woodrow Wilson's Right Hand: The Life of Colonel Edward M. House

    British journalist and historian Godfrey Hodgson discussed his new book, "Woodrow Wilson's Right Hand: The Life of Colonel Edward M. House" as part of the Books & Beyond series sponsored by the Library's Center for the Book. Colonel Edward M. House served not only as intimate friend and chief political advisor to President Wilson but also as a national security advisor and senior diplomat ...

    • Contributor: Hodgson, Godfrey
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-10-31
  • B.H. Fairchild

    B.H. Fairchild

    B.H. Fairchild at the 2003 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Fairchild, H.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • Editing & Performing the Music of C.P.E. Bach

    Editing & Performing the Music of C.P.E. Bach

    Paul Corneilson and Mark Knoll of the Packard Humanities Institute discuss the music of C.P.E. Bach, in commemoration of the composer's 300th birthday.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-04-05
  • Swiss village, no. 2 /

    Swiss village, no. 2 /

    "The scene opens by showing the village girls driving home a herd of cows, and shows the native peasantry of Switzerland returning from their daily occupation--watching the herds. After driving the cattle to their shelter, the boys and girls congregate in front of the old barn and go through a native dance, to the amusement of the spectators. These pictures are marvelously clear and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Wellness and Growth: Acoustic Medicine and Music Therapy

    Wellness and Growth: Acoustic Medicine and Music Therapy

    A discussion presented in cooperation with the American Music Therapy Association.

    • Contributor: Standley, Jayne
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-05-14
  • King of the Lobby: The Life and Times of Sam Ward, Man-About-Washington in the Gilded Age

    King of the Lobby: The Life and Times of Sam Ward, Man-About-...

    In her fascinating new book, Kathryn Allamong Jacob tells the story "of how one man harnessed delicious food, fine wine and good conversation to the task of becoming the most influential lobbyist of the Gilded Age."

    • Contributor: Allamong Jacob, Kathryn
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-02-23
  • TR speaking to a group of men from the porch at Sagamore Hill /

    TR speaking to a group of men from the porch at Sagamore Hill /

    On May 27, 1916, groups of men, the 7th Regiment Band, and several children march on the road from the Oyster Bay railroad station to Sagamore Hill to demonstrate their support of TR for the 1916 Presidential nomination. Views of TR addressing the large crowd assembled on the lawn of Sagamore Hill. The rally was organized by the Roosevelt Non-Partisan League of New York ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • [Color experiment: Coca-Cola bottle with three hot dogs (2 of 3)]

    [Color experiment: Coca-Cola bottle with three hot dogs (2 of...

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1964-00-00
  • Martin Gardner: The Marx Brothers as Social Critics

    Martin Gardner: The Marx Brothers as Social Critics

    Martin Gardner discusses his new book, which examines historical events, political practices, economic conditions, manners and customs, literary subjects and popular entertainment as satirized in the Marx brothers' films and considers the ways in which the films were relevant in their era and remain so today.

    • Contributor: Gardner, Martin A.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-07-15
  • Patronage and Power: Women Movers and Shakers in the Indian Subcontinent - Panel III: Women Leaders in India's Independence Struggles

    Patronage and Power: Women Movers and Shakers in the Indian S...

    Women in the Indian subcontinent are often associated with the smiling, singing and dancing actresses who appear in Bollywood films (Indian cinema). However, throughout history women in that region have played a significant role in the political, religious and cultural life of their society. The contributions of these women are the subject of a symposium titled "Patronage and Power: Women Movers and Shakers in ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-04-20
  • 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
  • Rosalind Wiseman: 2006 National Book Festival

    Rosalind Wiseman: 2006 National Book Festival

    Rosalind Wiseman speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Wiseman, Rosalind
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Early Music at the Library: 85 Years of Performance Practice History

    Early Music at the Library: 85 Years of Performance Practice ...

    A panel discussion on early music performance at the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-10-14
  • Pat Mora

    Pat Mora

    • Contributor: Mora, Pat
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • 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
  • Millard Fillmore & Maps

    Millard Fillmore & Maps

    Interview

    • Contributor: Van Ee, Patricia Molen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996-06-01
  • A Changed World

    A Changed World

    Third Annual Kissinger Lecture: Shultz was secretary of state under President Ronald Reagan for eight years. He is currently a Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University.

    • Contributor: Shultz, George
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-02-11
  • Rodgers & Hammerstein: It Might as Well Be Spring

    Rodgers & Hammerstein: It Might as Well Be Spring

    In the third episode of a series of videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein collections at the Library of Congress, Michael Feinstein examines the creative process of songwriting via "It Might as Well Be Spring" from the film "State Fair," which won an Academy Award for Best Song. Produced by special arrangement with Imagem/Williamson Music Inc.

    • Contributor: Feinstein, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-02-03
  • Journals of a Pioneer Argonaut, Daniel Jenks

    Journals of a Pioneer Argonaut, Daniel Jenks

    Sara W. Duke, curator of popular and applied graphic art in the Prints & Photographs Division, uses unique drawings in the Library of Congress and other archival materials to tell the story of a pioneer who went west to search for gold in the mid-19th century.

    • Contributor: Duke, Sara
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-10-09
  • The  sound of Broadway music - Practical matters

    The sound of Broadway music - Practical matters

    videorecording | videorecording : 191 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditourium, Library of Congress, Washington DC. (Venue). Recorded on May 7, 2009 at 1 PM. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Conversations with African Poets & Writers: Tope Folarin

    Conversations with African Poets & Writers: Tope Folarin

    Tope Folarin read selections from his short story "Miracle" and was interviewed by the Library's Angel Batiste on the body of his work and on African contemporary literature.

    • Contributor: Folarin, Tope
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-03-20
  • The Bonus Army: An American Epic

    The Bonus Army: An American Epic

    Paul Dickson and Thomas Allen presented a talk about their book, the compelling story of World War I veterans whose demands for better treatment became the Bonus Army March. The bonus was finally paid in 1936, but its ultimate importance lay in paving the way for the passage of the G.I. Bill of Rights on June 22, 1944. Dickson and Allen's book talk marks ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-06-22
  • Work & Transformation: Panels 1, 2 & Keynote

    Work & Transformation: Panels 1, 2 & Keynote

    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, Idaho, and Louisiana. Panels also included representatives of community-based documentation projects supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services concerning the role of America's libraries and museums as vibrant centers for ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-12-06
  • Big Ice Sheets Doing Big Things:  Why It's a Big Deal

    Big Ice Sheets Doing Big Things: Why It's a Big Deal

    This loss of ice in areas of the World such as Antarctica and Greenland is causing an increasing rate of sea-level rise, making it critically important to provide accurate predictive models as a basis for policymakers and citizens to take action. The challenges to science are great, and a more detailed understanding of ice-sheet dynamics is urgently needed. In an illustrated lecture, the fourth ...

    • Contributor: Bindschadler, Robert
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-07-20
  • Midway of Charleston exposition /

    Midway of Charleston exposition /

    The film, photographed from a single-camera position, shows people walking on the midway at the Charleston Exposition. Very few objects are discernible because of the distance.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Japanese Influences in 20th Century American Music

    Japanese Influences in 20th Century American Music

    The history of the cross-cultural interaction between American composers and Japan is documented in unpublished and published scores, manuscripts, and correspondence held, often uniquely, in the Music Division of the Library of Congress. In this lecture, W. Anthony Sheppard examines examples of this relationship in the works of Henry Eichheim (1870-1942), Claude Lapham (1890-1957), Henry Cowell (1897-1965), and Roger Reynolds (b. 1934)who each traveled ...

    • Contributor: Sheppard, W. Anthony
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-10-25
  • Anita Silvey: 2010 National Book Festival

    Anita Silvey: 2010 National Book Festival

    Author Anita Silvey appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Silvey, Anita
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • Reflections on the Mendelssohn Bicentenary

    Reflections on the Mendelssohn Bicentenary

    videorecording | videorecording ; 71 min | Hailed in the New York Times as "the dean of Mendelssohn scholars in the United States," R. Larry Todd shares his insights on the Mendelssohn reception in the 19th and 20th centuries and how different composers responded to his music. (Content). Recorded February 19, 2009 (Date). Speaker Biography: Hailed in the New York Times as "the dean ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Todd, R. Larry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Jules Feiffer

    Jules Feiffer

    • Contributor: Feiffer, Jules
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Cataloging in Publication: Moving Beyond the Print

    Cataloging in Publication: Moving Beyond the Print

    The Cataloging in Publication (CIP) Program is now accepting e-books from major U.S. publishers to help build the Library of Congress' collections. This is a major step forward in management of e-book collections at the Library of Congress, as the process for ingesting CIP e-books will be used as a model for acquiring e-books from other acquisitions sources. Speakers discuss all elements of the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-11-13
  • Interview with Allen Hamby, Naples, Italy, November 19, 2001 (part 2 of 2)

    Interview with Allen Hamby, Naples, Italy, November 19, 2001 ...

    • Contributor: Hamby, Allen - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-19
  • David Theodore George: 2014 National Book Festival

    David Theodore George: 2014 National Book Festival

    David Theodore George appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: George, David Theodore
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • Interview with Alicia Kellam, Naples, Italy, November 16, 2001

    Interview with Alicia Kellam, Naples, Italy, November 16, 2001

    • Contributor: Kellam, Alicia - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-16
  • Sharon Robinson: 2009 National Book Festival

    Sharon Robinson: 2009 National Book Festival

    Author of several books for young readers Sharon Robinson appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Robinson, Sharon
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Wesley McNair: 2011 National Book Festival

    Wesley McNair: 2011 National Book Festival

    Wesley McNair appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: McNair, Wesley
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • Magical Momentos

    Magical Momentos

    • Contributor: Dimunation, Mark
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Panorama of the Paris Exposition, from the Seine /

    Panorama of the Paris Exposition, from the Seine /

    From Edison films catalog: This panoramic scene is taken from a Seine steamboat and gives a rapid view of the banks of the river. The launch steams under six bridges and past the Street of Nations. The United States Building is a prominent white domed structure, gay with national flags. The picture ends at the famous three million dollar bridge, the Point [i.e., Pont] ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900