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  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Cliff with the Buddhas of Bamiyan, Afghanistan] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
  • Film, Video
    Marilynne Robinson: 2015 National Book Festival Marilynne Robinson and the Washington Post's Ron Charles discuss "Lila" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Robinson, Marilynne
    • Date: 2015-09-05
  • Film, Video
    [Performance of Bach's Chaconne on "Goldberg-Baron Vitta" violin] videorecording | Violinist Nicholas Kitchen recorded Bach's Chaconne on 5 violins in the Library of Congress's collections to compare the sounds in March, 2007. Recording was made at the Library of Congress by the Information Technologies Services division. (General). The violin that is being performed was made by Giuseppe Guarneri (del Gesu) in Cremona ca. 1730, and is known as the "Goldberg-Baron Vitta." (General)....
    • Contributor: Kitchen, Nicholas Kitchen - Bach, Johann Sebastian
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    John Sandford: Book Fest 05 Author John Sandford at the 2005 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Sandford, John
    • Date: 2005-09-24
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    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.
    • Contributor: Perkins-Valdez, Dolen - Golden, Marita
    • Date: 2015-01-07
  • Film, Video
    Honoring Our Present, 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: Library of Congress. Hispanic Division - Library of Congress
    • Date: 2003
  • Film, Video
    Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera Discusses the WPA California Folk Music Project Collection Juan Felipe Herrera discusses the WPA California Folk Music Project Collection with Cathy Kerst.
    • Contributor: Herrera, Juan Felipe - Kerst, Cathy
    • Date: 2015-09-09
  • Film, Video
    What about alcohol? "Five teen-agers bemoan the absence of their star basketball player when their team loses. They learn that he had been banned from the team for taking alcoholic drinks against training rules. Discussion of alcohol and drinking follows"--Educational film/video locator, third edition, volume II, p. 2993.
    • Contributor: Niemann, Fred S.
    • Date: 1955
  • Film, Video
    Paolo Ventura: Winter Stories A conversation among Ventura; Denise Wolff and Renato Miracco. The book depicts scenes from the memory of an old circus performer as he looks back on his life. The event was co-sponsored by the Library's Prints and Photographs Division and Center for the Book, and the Embassy of Italy.
    • Contributor: Miracco, Renato - Ventura, Paolo - Wolff, Denise
    • Date: 2010-10-12
  • Film, Video
    Historical Company Research Webinar The Historical Company Research Webinar covers strategies and resources business librarians at the Library of Congress use to research old companies. We plan on covering print and electronic sources, both free and subscription, as well as giving a few tips and tricks picked up over the years.
    • Contributor: Terrell, Ellen
    • Date: 2022-04-13
  • Film, Video
    Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York, 2011 July 18. Jack Greenberg remembers attending Columbia University Law School, working for the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, and arguing the Brown v. Board of Education case. He discusses working on many other civil rights cases, such as Coke v. City of Atlanta, Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, and Griggs v. Duke Power.
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Greenberg, Jack
    • Date: 2011

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    Yevgeny Yevtushenko: 2006 National Book Festival Yevgeny Yevtushenko speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Yevtushenko, Yevgeny
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Film, Video
    Literacy Best Practices: The Dollywood Foundation The Dollywood Imagination Library is a book distribution program designed to provide preschool children with access to high-quality, culturally diverse children's books. Each child enrolled in the program is sent one book a month from birth to age 5. Every child in a program area is eligible, regardless of family income.
    • Contributor: Conyers, Jeff
    • Date: 2014-10-08
  • Film, Video
    Estados Unidos Hispano Luis Alberto Ambroggio's book, "Estados Unidos Hispano" is a celebration of the Hispanic population and its contributions to the United States, written with humor, surprising facts and passion for the Spanish language.
    • Contributor: Ambroggio, Luis Alberto - Pumar, Enrique
    • Date: 2015-12-11
  • Blog
    Homegrown Plus: Steve Riley and the Riley Family Band We're starting a new season of Homegrown Plus with a concert and oral history from the Riley Family Band featuring Steve Riley. Steve is a widely acclaimed master of the Cajun accordion, and also sings and plays fiddle and guitar with his acclaimed band Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys. Steve has two very talented sons: Burke, who was 10 when the concert was...
    • Contributor: Winick, Stephen
    • Date: 2021-03-31
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    Beethoven and Bettera: Paintings in the Whittall Pavilion with Page Conservation Kathryn Campbell from Page Conservation discusses conservation of the Beethoven portrait by Johanne Christoph Heckel, 1815, including grime and varnish removal as well as problems with mismatched paint. Arthur Page then discusses two still lifes by Bartolomeo Bettera, including loss of details due to grime, discolored paint and discolored varnish, with discussion of repairs to improve clarity.
    • Contributor: Campbell, Kathryn - Page, Arthur - Ward-Bamford, Carol Lynn
    • Date: 2017-12-18
  • Film, Video
    Japanese Collections: Past, Present and Future In a symposium presented in conjunction with a display in the Library's Asian Reading Room, the Library of Congress celebrated the 80th anniversary of its Japanese collections.
    • Contributor: Yokoyama, Manabu - Hammond, Ellen - Young, Peter - Chiku, Kakugyo - Brown, Carolyn - Ito, Eiichi
    • Date: 2010-09-21
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    American Luthier Carleen Hutchins: The Art & Science of the Violin Author Quincy Whitney speaks about her book "American Luthier: Carleen Hutchins and the Art and Science of the Violin." She is joined by Shannon Merlino, who introduces two Hutchins violas, including an unusual upright viola.
    • Contributor: Merlino, Shannon - Whitney, Quincy
    • Date: 2017-03-03
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    Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program Best Practices: Innovative Uses of Technology 2018 Library of Congress Literacy Awards Best Practice Honorees discussed best practices relating to technology and literacy initiatives.
    • Contributor: Trucano, Michael - Labin, Danny - Schwartz, Jeremy - Cuesta, Rodolfo Ardila
    • Date: 2019-01-17
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    Kristin Hannah and Maggie Shipstead: National Book Festival 2021 Kristin Hannah, author of "The Four Winds" (St. Martin's), and Maggie Shipstead, author of "Great Circle" (Knopf), discuss their new books with Washington Post book critic Ron Charles.
    • Contributor: Shipstead, Maggie - Hannah, Kristin
    • Date: 2021-09-21
  • Film, Video
    Peace & Concord in the Qur'an This talk by Kluge Chair in Countries and Cultures of the South Juan Cole will provide a tour of the irenic messages of the Qur'an. The Muslim scripture, the Qur'an or Koran, has been analyzed a great deal for its ideas on a whole range of subjects, from late antique economic practices to notions of the just war. The literature on its ideas regarding...
    • Contributor: Cole, Juan
    • Date: 2016-08-18
  • Film, Video
    Jay Coles: National Book Festival 2021 Jay Coles discusses "Things We Couldn't Say" (Scholastic), a novel about a bi Black boy finding first love while facing the return of his absent mother, with Library of Congress teen interns Courtney Kim and Christina Lu. Bonus content: Teen interns from the Library's summer teen intensive internship introduce their peers to a few of their favorite resources from the Library's website, including Chronicling...
    • Contributor: Kim, Courtney - Coles, Jay - Lu, Christina
    • Date: 2021-09-17
  • Film, Video
    The babymakers
    Baby makers Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    After he fails to get his wife pregnant, a man recruits his friends to steal the deposit that he left at a sperm bank several years ago.
    • Contributor: Gaulke, Peter - Kavanaugh-Jones, Brian - Schneider, Paul - Shearmur, Edward - Automatik (Firm) - Heffernan, Kevin - Alliance Films - Blum, Jason - Blumhouse Productions - Munn, Olivia - Im Global (Firm) - Swallow, Gerry - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress) - Chandrasekhar, Jay
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video
    Annual Meeting of the Potomac Technical Processing Librarians: Linked Data A discussion on the different aspects of and issues surrounding linked data from theory to practical applications at the annual meeting of the Potomac Technical Processing Librarians.
    • Contributor: Shieh, Jackie - Wen, Linda - Salo, Dorothea - Fallgren, Nancy
    • Date: 2015-10-23
  • Film, Video
    Journey of the universe. Conversations
    Conversations Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Hosted by Yale University historian of religions Mary Evelyn Tucker, this series integrates the perspectives of the sciences and the humanities into a retelling of our 14 billion year story. 'Conversations' with scientists, historians, and environmentalists explore the unfolding story of Earth, the universe, and the role of humans in responding to their present challenges.
    • Contributor: Swimme, Brian - Loften, Adam - Shelter Island (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress) - Northcutt Productions - Yale University. School of Forestry and Environmental Studies - Northcutt, Patsy - Tucker, Mary Evelyn
    • Date: 2013