Film, VideoTR's funeral at Oyster Bay, 1919
Theodore Roosevelt'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)
- Date: 1919
Film, VideoImpact of Miranda Warning on Human Rights in Eastern Europe In celebration of Human Rights Day, a panel of distinguished American and European politicians and scholars discussed address how American laws -- and specifically,the Miranda warning -- have affected human rights developments in Romania and the former Soviet Union.
- Date: 2016-12-09
Film, VideoBARD Mobile Android: Navigate an Audiobook Judy Dixon provides a tutorial on how to navigate an audiobook with the BARD Mobile app for Android devices.
- Contributor: Dixon, Judy
- Date: 2015-06-01
Film, VideoPhiladelphia Express, Jersey Central Railway From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: The scene of the overhead crossing of the Pennsylvania and Jersey Central railroads at Elizabeth, N.J. While a Pennsylvania train is passing over the arch, the Philadelphia Express on the Central Railroad comes dashing underneath at full speed, head on to the audience.
- Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1897
Film, VideoExploring the Library of Congress Website This film highlights the Library's online collections and provides searching techniques to better navigate the Library's website.
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2015
Film, VideoAg'ya, Martinique Fieldwork, 1936 motion picture | Duration: 0:52:21 | Filmed in Martinique by Katherine Dunham in1936 on 16mm, this clip features the combat dance ag’ya. The film is a compilation of travel and dance footage in Martinique and Jamaica. The footage of Martinique features scenes of the capital of Fort de France as well as the towns of Saint Pierre and Vauclin. The dance footage includes extensive ...
Film, VideoKeynote Address with Author Tonya Bolden Listen to award-winning children's author Tonya Bolden in an engaging conversation facilitated by elementary school librarian Tom Bober. Part of the Library's 2016 online conference for teachers.
- Date: 2016-10-25
Film, VideoRecords, Documents, and Stuff in the Digital Era This lecture focuses on Dr. Cox's teaching on "understanding" information and his other work on electronic records management and archival appraisal.
- Contributor: Cox, Richard J.
- Date: 2003-03-07
Film, VideoJourney to Freedom: The Boat People Retrospective (Luncheon Session) In the years following the Vietnam War, more than 1 million refugees fled the war-ravaged countries of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. Those who took to the ocean in small, overcrowded ships were dubbed the "boat people." Many perished on the seas, some at the hands of pirates, while others took refuge in Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Indonesia. By the late ...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2009-05-02
Film, VideoStephen Dunn: 2012 National Book Festival Stephen Dunn appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Dunn, Stephen
- Date: 2012-09-23
Film, VideoPhil Wiggins & Friends: Acoustical Blues & Dance from Maryland A concert by Phil Wiggins and Friends, an all-star blues and dance group including Phil Wiggins (harmonica), Rick Franklin (guitar and vocals) Marcus Moore (violin) and Junious Brickhouse (dance).
- Date: 2014-08-06
Film, VideoAnnie Oakley From Raff & Gammon price list: The "Little Sure Shot" of the "Wild West," exhibition of rifle shooting at glass balls, etc. $15.00.
- Contributor: Oakley, Annie - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1894
Film, VideoBreaking of the crowd at military review at Longchamps
Breaking up of the crowds at military review at Long Champs | Breaking up of the crowd at military review at Long Champs This picture shows thousands of people leaving their seats in the grand stand and going across the parade grounds toward Paris. A very sharp and clear picture. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog.
- Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1900
Film, VideoAfrican Fiddle & Banjo Echo in Appalachia Concert Examples of Appalachian traditional music, with demonstrations from African and Appalachian musicians.
- Contributor: Conway, Cece
- Date: 2015-10-01
Film, VideoNazi-Looted Books Still Far from Home Patricia Kennedy Grimsted tells the tale of large collections of books confiscated by the Nazis from individuals and institutions during the 1930s and early 1940s and secreted away in storage facilities around the Third Reich. Grimsted discussed the logistical and legal issues involved in repatriating the confiscated books to the heirs of their original owners.
- Contributor: Grimsted, Patricia Kennedy
- Date: 2016-04-28
Film, VideoThe Book That Saved a Life
- Contributor: Dimunation, Mark
Film, VideoGunther Schuller interviewed by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich at Carnegie Hall on April 21, 1998. Part 2. videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 1 hr., 33 min. | Recorded on April 21, 1998. (Date). Recorded at Carnegie Hall, New York City. (Venue). Transcribed by Elisa Weber. Edited by Pedro Gonzalez and James L. Wolf. (General). Courtesy of Carnegie Hall (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form). This has been a presentation of the Library of Congress. Visit us a www.loc.gov
- Contributor: Schuller, Gunther - Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe
Film, VideoThe Cultural Memory of Robert Burns in 19th Century America In this lecture, Fulbright Scholar and Kluge Fellow Arun Sood discussed the complex, layered and multi-faceted cultural memory of Robert Burns in the United States of America, c. 1800-1900. Though Robert Burns (1759-1796) is most commonly known as Scotland's "National Poet," he also made a significant impact in the United States during the late-18th and 19th centuries. From Frederick Douglass to Ralph Waldo Emerson ...
- Contributor: Sood, Arun
- Date: 2017-04-06
Film, VideoInternational 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
- Date: 2014-11-06
Film, VideoFreeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Baltimore, Maryland, 2011-08-14. Freeman A. Hrabowski recalls growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, and attending the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. He remembers being arrested for marching in the Birmingham Children's Crusade in 1963, and the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church. He also discusses attending Hampton University and later starting the Meyerhoff Scholars Program for African American men studying math and science.
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Hrabowski, Freeman A.
- Date: 2011-08-14
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Film, VideoThe Life and Bookstore of Jan Mapou Poet, storyteller and dramatist Jan Mapou came to the Library of Congress to record an oral history of his life and times. In this program a master storyteller recounts his life and, in so doing, provides insight into the rich oral traditions that are an important part of Haitian culture. Stories told in Haiti are often recounted under the mapou tree, the tree that ...
- Contributor: Mapou, Jan
- Date: 2011-06-20
Film, VideoJenny Han: 2015 National Book Festival Jenny Han discusses "P.S. I Still Love You" appears at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Han, Jenny
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoBreaking the Color Barrier: The U.S. Naval Academy's First Black Midshipmen and the Struggle for Racial Equality The Veterans History Project sponsored a lecture by Robert Schneller on his book, "Breaking the Color Barrier: The U.S. Naval Academy's First Black Midshipmen and the Struggle for Racial Equality." On hand to salute Cdr. Wes Brown was the Honorable Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton. Schneller is a Navy historian and has published many volumes on American naval history. In his lecture he stated that ...
- Contributor: Schneller, Robert
- Date: 2005-08-10
Film, VideoDigressional 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
- Date: 2014-05-20
Film, VideoAndrea Davis Pinkney & Brian Pinkney: 2013 National Book Festival Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney appear at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Date: 2013-09-21