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  • Film, Video

    The wreck of the Old 97 [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track from AFC 1928/002: AFS 18997 (Content). Illustrations: View of Locomotive No. 17 heading northbound about 1.4 miles north of Orbisonia, on the narrow-gauge main line (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/hhh.pa1798/photos.355882p) -- [Empire State Express, Utica, N.Y.] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/det.4a19581) -- The fastest time on record (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b17702) -- [C H & D (i.e., Cincinnati, Hamilton, and Dayton) train wreck below ...

    • Contributor: Lewey, Fred J. - Gordon, Robert Winslow
  • Film, Video

    God moves on the water [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 4 min. | Audio track taken from AFS 188 B2 (General). Photographs and drawings from Library of Congress online resources. (General). Photos used: [Photograph of front page of The world 16 April 1912 headlining the sinking of the Titanic] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c16257) -- Survivors struggle to get away from the Titanic in this artist's conception (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c16256) -- TANIC life boats ...

    • Contributor: Washington, Lightnin - Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Alan
  • Film, Video

    [ 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)
    • Date: 1939
  • Film, Video

    La terruca [sic] [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from AFC 1940/001: AFS 3866 A1 (Content). Illustrations: View of a portion of the workers' quarter of La Perla from the old Spanish ramparts. San Juan, Puerto Rico (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b30525) -- Casa Blanca and the sea wall, San Juan, Puerto Rico (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/det.4a08680) -- Corozal, Puerto Rico (vicinity). Small farms in the hills (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8c07885) ...

    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Calderon, Aurora - Da ́vila, Virgilio
    • Date: 1939
  • Film, Video

    I'm going down this road feeling bad [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 2 min. | Audio track taken from AFC 1940/001: AFS 4206 A2 (General). Photographs from the Library of Congress online resources (General). Photos used: Shasta Dam, California. Shasta Dam under construction (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8e01539 )-- Construction workers using tools to settle freshly-poured concrete, Shasta Dam. Shasta County, California ( http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a29726) -- Warde Ford (http://memory.loc.gov/afc/afccc/p000/p016r.jpg) -- "Encamped at Boomtown [Central Valley] ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
  • Film, Video

    The Gypsy Davy [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from AFC 1941/031: AFS 4991B3 (Content). Illustrations: [Woody Guthrie, half-length portrait, seated, facing front, playing a guitar that has a sticker attached reading: This Machine Kills Fascists] / World Telegram photo by Al Aumuller. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c30859) -- Gipsy Smith and other gypsies, Pittsburgh, Pa. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.03099) -- Chacon, Mora County, New Mexico. Saddle horses ...

    • Contributor: Guthrie, Woody - Lomax, Alan - Langenegger, John
    • Date: 1941
  • Film, Video

    What a time [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 2 min. | Photographs and drawings from Library of Congress online resources. (General). Audio track taken from AFS 7044 A1 (General). Photos used: Members of an artillery unit stand by and check their equipment while the convoy takes a break (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c33629 ) -- [Adolf Hitler, 1889-1945, in staff hq. on west front, examining map with his high command] ...

    • Contributor: Golden Gate Quartet - Willis, Laurence James
  • Film, Video

    The iron Merrimac [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from AFS 8181 A1 (General). Photographs from Library of Congress online resources. (General). Photos used: Battle between the Monitor and Merrimac--fought March 9th 1862 at Hampton Roads, near Norfolk, Va. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pga.01840) -- Desperate encounter between the Ericsson battery "Monitor" 2 guns, and the "Merrimac" 12 guns (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pga.04145) -- Terrific combat between the ...

    • Contributor: Hand, Judge Learned - Langenegger, John - Semmig, Arthur
  • Film, Video

    Booth killed Lincoln [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 2 min. | Audio track taken from AFS 9512 B1 (General). Photographs and drawings from Library of Congress online resources. (General). Photos Used: [Miss Margot Mayo and Miss Deska of American Square Dance Group of New York City and Bascom Lamar Lunsford (center), director of the Mountain Music Festival, Asheville, North Carolina] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsc.00452 ) -- John Wilkes Booth ...

    • Contributor: Lunsford, Bascom Lamar - Emrich, Duncan
  • Film, Video

    This is what the union done [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 5 min. | Audio track from AFS 12010 (General). Photographs from the LOC online collection (General). Franklin Delano Roosevelt, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b36629) -- John L. Lewis at United Mine Workers Convention (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/hec.29288) -- United Mine-Workers of America (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pga.01953) -- Coal miner, his wife and two of their children (note child's legs). Bertha Hill, West Virginia (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a39375) ...

    • Contributor: Jones, George - Korson, George
  • Film, Video

    Barbara Allen [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from AFS 2087A, recorded at the Library of Congress in 1936 (General). Illustrations from LOC online collections. (General). Illustrations: Reproduction of an illustration showing a painting of a river bank (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16312) -- Flowers and plants. Hollyhock I (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/thc.5a46504) -- Beautiful May (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b14260) -- Man and woman sitting near waterfront (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cai.2a15005) -- A ...

    • Contributor: Tarwater, Rebecca - Seeger, Charles
  • Film, Video

    Loveless C. C. C. [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 2 min. | Audio track taken from AFS 4031b1 (General). Photographs from Library of Congress online collections (General). Photos used: CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) working with Soil Conservation Service making diversion terrace to prevent gullying, Vernon County, Wisconsin (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a04960 )-- [Young man in the U.S. Civilian Conservation Corps lifting sledge hammer](http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b25076) -- [Civilian Conservation Corps enrollees lining an ...

    • Contributor: Rhodes, Tommy - Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert
  • Film, Video

    The last fierce charge [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 4 min. | Audio track taken from AFS 4214 B1 (General). Drawings from Library of Congress online resources. (General). Photos used: The Union & rebel officers taking the last drink after signing the papers of parole & exchange of prisoners, goodbye (http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2004661307/) -- [Soldier with blanket wrapped around shoulders] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.20254)-- Building pontoon bridges at Fredericksburg Dec. 11th (http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2004660225/) ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Warde
  • Film, Video

    Government camp song [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 2 min. | Audio track taken from AFS 5101 a1 (General). Photographs taken from Library of Congress online collections (General). Photos used: Children under an FSA camp sign (http://memory.loc.gov/afc/afcts/images/p014/0001u.tif) -- Children of migrant Oklahoma family, now living near Fresno, California, picking cotton(http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/fsa1998021850/PP/ ) -- Pea picker's home (http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/fsa1998018292/PP/) -- Migrant agricultural worker's family (http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/fsa1998021554/PP/) -- Baseball game at ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Mary - Treat, Margaret - Campbell, Betty - Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert
  • Film, Video

    Tancuj, tancuj [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 4 minutes | Matrix: 7817 (Source Note). Recorded on Feb. 25, 1921 (Date). Photos from LOC online collections. (General). Photos used: [Four men and four women in a circle with arms extended toward the center, dancing the Big Apple](http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c34897)-- Couple dancing the schottische at a dance during the San Angelo Fat Stock Show. San Angelo, Texas (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b24053) -- ...

    • Contributor: Edison Records - Havrilla, Alois
    • Date: 1921
  • Film, Video

    Swing along [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 4 min. | Audio track taken from Edison 80313 as found on the Library of Congress site African-American Band Music & Recordings, 1883-1923. (General). Photos taken from Library of Congress online collections. (General). Photos used: The Leaders at the cake walk (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a52183 ) -- [Nine African American women, full-length portrait, seated on steps of a building at Atlanta ...

    • Contributor: Cook, Will Marion - Orpheus Quartet
  • Film, Video

    The dying cowboy [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio Track from Library of Congress LP AFS L28 (General). Photos from Library of Congress online collections (General). Photos used: Bury me not on the lone prairie - as sung originally in "The End of the Trail" - words and music by William Jossey (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b04655 ) -- "Phantom Ridge," Black Hills, Dak. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsc.02652 ) -- ...

    • Contributor: Matthews, Sloan - Lomax, John A. (john Avery)
  • Film, Video

    Sprinkle coal dust on my grave [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio Track taken from Library of Congress LP L60. (General). Photos taken from Library of Congress online collections (General). Coal miner. Cherokee County, Kansas (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b27588) -- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (vicinity). Montour no. 4 mine of the Pittsburgh Coal Company (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8d09850) -- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (vicinity). Montour no. 4 mine of the Pittsburgh Coal Company. Coal miner at ...

    • Contributor: Jenks, Orville J. - Korson, George Gershon
  • Film, Video

    Beautiful dreamer [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 5 min. | Audio track from Angel: CDC 7 54621 2 (General). Illustrations from LOC online collections (General). Illustrations: 1865 sheet music (http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.natlib.ihas.200031128/default.html) -- Stephen Collins Foster (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b04776) -- Oh, hush thee, little dear-my-soul, and close thine eyes in dreaming (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cai.2a15158) -- Elevated railroads in New York City: in the Bowery (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b04565) -- La figure, etudes lithographiées par ...

    • Contributor: Foster, Stephen Collins - Hampson, Thomas - Mason, Molly
  • Film, Video

    At the river [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from Bridge BCD 9046, Track 2 (General). Photos taken from Library of Congress online collections (General). Photos used: Epiphany ceremony. Jordan River. Sanctifying the waters of the Jordan on Ephphany (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/matpc.07454 ) -- Down the Jordan Valley from the Sea of Galilee to the Dead Sea. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/matpc.15250 ) -- Baptismal scene in ...

    • Contributor: Bridge Records - Copland, Aaron - De Gaetani, Jan - Smit, Leo
    • Date: 1993
  • Film, Video

    The Teddy bears' picnic [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from Victor 16001-A as found on the Library of Congress Jukebox. (General). Illustrations: Label of recording (http://www.loc.gov/jukebox/recordings/detail/id/1509) -- Decorations for T. Roosevelt at Brussels (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a27565) -- [Teddy bears, made in New York, on table, in factory(?)] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c08039) -- Stuffing a Teddy Bear (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.01533) -- Cutting out Teddy Bear skins (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.01534) -- Christmas ...

    • Contributor: Victor Records - Bratton, John W. (john Walter) - Pryor, Arthur
    • Date: 1908
  • Film, Video

    The rose of no man's land [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track from Victor 18508-B. Matrix B-22411-2. (Source Note). Recorded on Nov. 8, 1918 (Date). Illustrations used: sheet music (http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?dukesm:1:./temp/~ammem_q2qb::)-- Red Cross Nurses (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/hec.08356) -- French Red Cross nurses (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.17067) -- The spirit of America--Join (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g09738) -- Red Cross nurse alongside of soldier in hospital bed, with Christmas decorations (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c07731) -- Third Red Cross roll ...

    • Contributor: Caddigan, Jack - Brennan, James A. - Shaw, Elliott - Hart, Charles H.
  • Film, Video

    Ninipo [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track from Victor 18581-A as found on the Library of Congress Jukebox. (General). Photos taken from Library of Congress online collections (General). Photos used: Poag, Hawaii, volcano (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a18727) -- Portrait of Kaneena, a chief of the Sandwich Islands in the North Pacific Ocean (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c02245) -- [Scene on a pineapple plantation, with harvested pineapples, Hawaii] ...

    • Contributor: Toots Paka Hawaiian Troupe
  • Film, Video

    America the beautiful [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track from Victor 19242-A as found on the LOC Jukebox (http://www.loc.gov/jukebox/recordings/detail/id/9509) (Content). Illustrations: Victor 19242-A record label (http://www.loc.gov/jukebox/recordings/detail/id/9509) -- Rolls of hay dot the landscape of rural Virginia (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/highsm.13875) -- Distant view of Colorado Springs, Colorado, in which the red rocks of the Garden of the Gods state park jut up from the landscape ...

    • Contributor: Shannon Quartet - Ward, Samuel - Bates, Katherine Lee
    • Date: 1924
  • Film, Video

    California here I come [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track from Victor 19261-A as found on the Library of Congress Jukebox (General). Pictures used: Washington, D.C. Snow-covered cars and broken limbs felled by a storm (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b37438) -- Westward Ho! (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b32810) -- View from Twin Peaks, Aug. 1, 1929 (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c02728) -- In the heart of modern Chinatown, San Francisco, Calif. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b44570) -- [Unidentified house, ...

    • Contributor: Victor Records - Manhattan Merrymakers - Price, George - Desylva, G. (buddy Gard) - Meyer, Joseph - Jolson, Al
    • Date: 1924