Secrets of Althorp: the Spencers /
Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
This film focuses on Althorp, the ancestral home of the Spencer family since the 16th century. The interior of the house is generally considered its strongest asset as the Spencer family has assembled an impressive collection of portrait art including several pieces painted by the Flemish master Anthony van Dyck. Diana, Princess of Wales, is buried on the estate.
Uscinska, Kasia - West, Samuel - Pioneer Productions - Pbs Distribution (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
[Scenes from Mexico and the 1900 Paris Exposition]
Collection of Lumière films from the Cinémathèque française | Scènes du Mexique et de l'Exposition universelle de 1900 á Paris
French language translation title is supplied for the France in America project. On one reel/videocassette with 50 other Lumière shorts that were originally cataloged under individual titles in M/B/RS film and television preliminary card catalog. Danse espagnole...was filmed in Paris, France in 1900; Expérience du ballon dirigeable... was filmed in Saint-Cloud, France in 1900. All other films were filmed in Mexico City and Guadalajara,...
Díaz, Porfirio - Veyre, Gabriel - Santos-Dumont, Alberto - Société Anonyme Des Plaques Et Papiers Photographiques - Cinémathèque Française Collection (Library of Congress) - Exposition Universelle - Exposition Universelle Internationale De 1900
Billy Bragg Oral History
Stephen Winick of the Library's American Folklife Center and Mary Sue Twohy of SeriousXM Radio interview musician and activist Stephen "Billy" Bragg.
2006 John W. Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity
John Hope Franklin and Yu Ying-shih were awarded the 2006 Kluge Prize for lifetime achievement in the study of humanity. John Hope Franklin's pioneering work established African American history as an important area of academic study and popular understanding. His contributions ranged across the genres of non-fiction writing, from scholarly monographs to works of history intended for a non-academic public, to a textbook, a...
Selma, the Voting Rights Act & Reel History
Gary May finds himself among several scholars who think the film Selma is seriously flawed. He explores the significance and continuing importance of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, includes a critique of how the stories behind the Act are framed in the Hollywood lens and raises questions as to what such re-presentations mean for teaching and learning about history.
The Tale of Joseph and Zulaykha and Tatar National Identity on the Volga Frontier
The ancient tale of Joseph, son of Jacob, was a "best seller" on the Silk Road from Russia to China. Before the Bolshevik revolution of 1917, Tatars, a Turkic-speaking people living in the Middle Volga, used it to propagate Islam and address the internal communal fractures caused by Russian colonization. Today, proponents of national Islamic identity call for the re-appropriation of such tales to...
Tom Silva speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival.
World Digital Library Demonstration
Librarian of Congress James H. Billington provides an overview of the newly launched World Digital Library with Rachel Goslins, Executive Director of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities, assisting in welcoming the new website. High school teachers and their students explain how they will use the World Digital Library in their studies.
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The manufacture, speed, and power of the B-26 Army Bomber.
United States. Office of War Information - United States. Office of Production Management - United States. Office for Emergency Management - U.S. Government Films Collection (Library of Congress)
Skirmish of Rough Riders
From Edison films catalog: Shielded by a thick bit of timber at a turn of the road stands a company of mounted men, awaiting the order to advance. In the foreground, left as the flotsam of battle, is a dead horse from the shelter of which two marksmen are picking off the enemy. Suddenly comes the command, "Forward," and the riders dash up the...
White, James H. (James Henry) - New Jersey. National Guard - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
András Visky's Barrack Dramaturgy
Playwright and essayist András Visky discusses his work and his concept of theater, as described in a recent book, "András Visky's Barrack Dramaturgy."
The Naqab Bedouin & Colonialism: New Perspectives
Mansour Nasasra and Sophie Richter-Devroe discussed their book, describing the historic isolation of Naqab Bedouin studies from the rest of Palestine studies by situating, studying and analyzing their predicaments firmly within the contemporary context of Israeli settler-colonial policies. They offer a nuanced description and analysis of Naqab Bedouin activism and describe settler-colonial power structures.
Lourdes, transport de malades, II
Transport de malades, II | Lourdes, transport de malades, 2 | Lourdes--malades | Collection of Lumière films from the Cinémathèque française | Lourdes, transporting the sick, II
Patients on stretchers are lifted off a cart and carried toward the shrine at Lourdes.
Société Anonyme Des Plaques Et Papiers Photographiques - Cinémathèque Française Collection (Library of Congress)
Traditional music from Vermont | Homegrown 2005, the music of America | American Folklife Center concert, 2005-06-21
Margaret MacArthur performs ballads and songs from Vermont, another in the Homegrown 2005 Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
Macarthur, Margaret - Beck, Jane C. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
Eugenia Tarzibachi presented her research on the connections between traditional narratives of gender and the commercial dissemination and consumption of disposable menstrual products. Drawing on advertisements, first-person accounts, interviews and educational materials, Tarzibachi critically examines the similarities between the United States and Argentina at specific historical conjunctures between 1920 and 1980.