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  • Chaplains: Reflections from the Past

    Retired military chaplains from various branches of service discuss chaplaincy from a historical perspective and share their experiences of service.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-02-15
  • Work & Transformation: Panels 3 & 4

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Barr, Christina L. - Boone, Mary L. - Bulger, Peggy A. - Chute, Mary L. - Cohn, D'Vera - Correa, Jennifer - D'Abate, Richard - Deloach, Lynda - Dewhurst, C. Kurt - Greenhouse, Steven - Groen, Jeffrey A. - Iyengar, Sunil - Loughran, Maureen - McCarl, Robert - Popovich, Mark G. - Ray, Joyce M. - Rogers, Nancy E. - Rothstein, Donna S. (Donna Suzann) - Semmel, Marsha L. - Spitzer, Nicholas R. - Tabb, Derrick - Taft, Michael - Taylor, David Alan - Winick, Stephen D. - Wunder, Steve R. - Zeitlin, Steven J. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.) - Archie Green Fund for Labor Culture & History
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2010-12-07
  • First class excellence in public schools

    DVD-R. Also available via World Wide Web; DivX viewer required. "Island topics #72"--Micronesian Seminar WWW site.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Civic Passions: Seven Who Launched Progressive America

    In the last quarter of the 19th century, great industrial growth resulted in corporate excesses and economic inequities, somewhat similar to current economic and social conditions. The Gilded Age led to community organizers fighting tirelessly to better the lives of working people. Cecelia Tichi discussed the era and its parallels to today in a lecture about her new book "Civic Passions: Seven Who Launched ...

    • Contributor: Tichi, Cecelia
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-03-25
  • Brad Meltzer: 2010 National Book Festival

    National best selling author Brad Meltzer appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Meltzer, Brad
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • Hay Copy of Gettysburg Address on Display

    The Library of Congress displays the John Hay copy of the Gettysburg Address for six weeks, from March 22 to May 4, in its "Civil War in America" exhibition. The John Hay copy of the address is one of five known manuscript drafts. The Hay copy is considered the second draft, made by Lincoln shortly after his return to Washington from Gettysburg. Lincoln gave ...

    • Contributor: Krowl, Michelle
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-22
  • The Paganini Project

    motion picture | 1 videorecording ; 75 min. | Whithall Pavillion, Library of Congress, Washington, DC (Venue). December 15, 2012 (Date). 16:9 Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Sheppard Skærved, Peter
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Justin Roberts & the Not Ready for Naptime Players (Sat): 2012 National Book Festival

    Justin Roberts & the Not Ready for Naptime Players appear on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival (Saturday).

    • Contributor: Roberts, Justin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Rachel Swaby: 2015 National Book Festival

    Rachel Swaby discusses "Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science - and the World" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Swaby, Rachel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-09-05
  • Early Cartography of Panama & Darien

    Due to its role as a world's crossroads, the Isthmus of Panama has been one of the most mapped regions in the Americas. Hernan Arauz examines some of Panama's most significant maps and their interpretation and how the feats of the early conquistadors, buccaneers, surveyors and explorers influenced the development of cartography there.

    • Contributor: Arauz, Hernan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-12-16
  • Barbara Edna Vickers oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Saint Augustine, Florida,

    Barbara Vickers recalls growing up in St. Augustine, Florida, working in a shipyard in New York during World War II, and returning to St. Augustine with her husband. She remembers working as a beautician, working with her neighbor, Dr. Robert Hayling, to organize civil rights protests and participating in kneel-ins in segregated churches. She also discusses raising money to build a monument to the ...

    • Contributor: Vickers, Barbara Edna - Mosnier, Joseph - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011

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  • Sharp's Appalachian Harvest with Jeff Davis & Brian Peters

    Sharp's Appalachian Harvest is a special multimedia folk music presentation performed and researched by English folk musician Brian Peters and American old-time musician Jeff Davis. Their presentation is devoted to the astounding collection of songs and music made by English collectors Cecil Sharp and Maud Karpeles in the Southern Appalachians over three summers in 1916, 1917 and 1918, one of the most extensive folk ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-07-13
  • Rita Williams-Garcia: 2014 National Book Festival

    Rita Williams-Garcia appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Williams Garcia, Rita
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • Music and Grief: Clinical Perspective

    Series advisor Kay Redfield Jamison returns with a new presentation based on her forthcoming book, "Nothing Was the Same," a haunting meditation on mortality, grief and loss. She is joined by two other distinguished speakers: Ara Guzelimian, Provost and Dean of the Juilliard School, and J. Raymond DePaulo, Jr., MD, Director, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The ...

    • Contributor: Redfield Jamison, Kay
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-27
  • Drago Ensemble Concert

    Drago, Russia's preeminent Romani (Gypsy) ensemble, presented a lunchtime concert.

    • Contributor: Drago Ensemble
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-04-27
  • Simeon Booker and Moses James Newson oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C.,

    Simeon Booker and Moses Newson recall their early careers in journalism at several African American newspapers. Newson remembers covering school desegregation cases in Clinton, Tennessee and Hoxie, Arkansas, for the Memphis Tri-State Defender. Booker discusses covering the Emmett Till murder and the integration of Little Rock High School for Jet. They both remember covering the Freedom Rides and the March on Washington.

    • Contributor: Booker, Simeon - Newson, Moses J. - Mosnier, Joseph - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011

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  • Justin Cronin: 2013 National Book Festival

    Justin Cronin appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Cronin, Justin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • God and Gandhi: The Radical Spiritual Politics of the Reverend John Haynes Holmes(1879-1964)

    Though hardly remembered today, John Haynes Holmes was one of the most important American religious radicals of the 20th century. A socialist, antiracist and pacifist, he was also among the very first popularizers of Mohandas Gandhi's ideas in the United States. More controversially, Holmes steadfastly opposed his country's participation in both world wars. The career of this remarkable dissenter offers a window on the ...

    • Contributor: Kosek, Joseph
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-04-03
  • NBA/WNBA -- Read to Achieve: 2006 National Book Festival

    Members of the NBA and WNBA speak at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • The phable of the phat woman /

    An animated cartoon about a fat lady who attempts unsuccessfully to lose weight.

    • Contributor: Barré, Raoul - Powers, Tom E. - International Film Service - Ernst (Louise) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • If you've only got a moustache

    motion picture | videorecording ; 4 min. | Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Graves, Denyce - Wintle, James - Foster, Stephen Collins - Cooper, George
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • [ Danny Kaye and Vicki Carr visit troops on the USS Hancock during the Vietnam War, March/April 1966]

    videorecording | 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Interview with Thomas Hampson, conducted by Denise Gallo

    videorecording | 1 video, 41 minutes | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, 2009. (General). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hampson, Thomas - Gallo, Denise
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Ragheb Moftah's 100th birthday party

    videorecording | 1 video disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. | December 21, 1998 (Date). Duration - 2:00:47 (General). Courtesy of Welcome Video Film, Cairo, Egypt. (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Welcome Video Film
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999
  • Ned Rorem interviewed by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich at Carnegie Hall on May 8, 1996.

    Ned Rorem speaks with Ellen Taaffe Zwilich about his life and career as a composer. videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 2 hrs., 42. min. | Recorded on May 8, 1996. (Date). Recorded at Carnegie Hall, New York City. (Venue). Transcribed by Jason P. Hobratschk. Edited by Pedro Gonzalez and James L. Wolf. (General). Courtesy of Carnegie Hall (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Rorem, Ned - Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe
    • Original Format: Film, Video