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    Tseviḳah : ha-raḳdan ha-Etyopi
    צביקה : הרקדן האתיופי / | Tzvika Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    VHS format. Title from videocassette housing. Sources used: label on videocassette housing; YouTube website, July 28, 2017. Received 2017-07-28 from AMED; gift of Karen Sandler ; Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress) Not viewed. סיפורו של צביקה היזיקאס, רקדן ממוצא אתיופי, שלמד בתיכון של האקדמיה למוסיקה ומחול וללהקתו של אלווין איילי בניו-יורק, כנגד כל הסיכויים. הסרט עוקב אחרי תחנות בחייו של...
    • Contributor: Berman, Vered - Pilevsḳi, Orah Mimun - Hiziḳas, Tseviḳah - Israel. Rashut Ha-Shidur - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2000
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    Sagas and Daily Life in the Icelandic Commonwealth, Part III The Library of Congress and the Cornell University Library sponsored a scholarly symposium on Old Norse sagas. The symposium, "Saga Literature and the Shaping of Icelandic Culture," featured five sessions presented by distinguished scholars in the field of Old Icelandic studies. Here, Theodore M. Andersson discusses "A Note on the Prehistory of Saga Criticism."
    • Contributor: Andersson, Theodore M.
    • Date: 2000-05-24
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    America at Work, America at Leisure: Motion Pictures from 1894-1915 Work, school, and leisure activities in the United States from 1894 to 1915 are featured in this presentation of 150 motion pictures. Highlights include films of the United States Postal Service from 1903, cattle breeding, fire fighters, ice manufacturing, logging, calisthenic and gymnastic exercises in schools, amusement parks, boxing, expositions, football, parades, swimming, and other sporting events. America at Work, America at Leisure: Motion...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2000

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    Saga Literature and Its Relation to Modern Visual Arts and Music The Library of Congress and the Cornell University Library sponsored a scholarly symposium on Old Norse sagas. The symposium, "Saga Literature and the Shaping of Icelandic Culture," featured five sessions presented by distinguished scholars in the field of Old Icelandic studies. Today's session,"Saga Literature and Its Relation to Modern Visual Arts and Music," featured Andrew Wawn, United Kingdom: "Picturing the Sagas: Some Victorian Perspectives";...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2000-05-25
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    Sagas and Daily Life in the Icelandic Commonwealth, Part I The Library of Congress and the Cornell University Library sponsored a scholarly symposium on Old Norse sagas. The symposium, "Saga Literature and the Shaping of Icelandic Culture," featured five sessions presented by distinguished scholars in the field of Old Icelandic studies. Today's session, "Sagas and Daily Life in the Icelandic Commonwealth," featured Jenny Jochens, United States: "Gudridr Thorbjarnardottir: Transmitter of Pagan Culture and Christian...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2000-05-24
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    Influence of the Sagas on Modern Nordic Literature The Library of Congress and the Cornell University Library sponsored a scholarly symposium on Old Norse sagas. The symposium, "Saga Literature and the Shaping of Icelandic Culture," featured five sessions presented by distinguished scholars in the field of Old Icelandic studies. Today's session, "Influence of the Sagas on Modern Nordic Literature," featured Jon Karl Helgason, Iceland: "A Modern Biography of Hallgerdur: Icelandic Sagas, Henry...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2000-05-25
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    Sagas and Daily Life in the Icelandic Commonwealth, Part II The Library of Congress and the Cornell University Library sponsored a scholarly symposium on Old Norse sagas. The symposium, "Saga Literature and the Shaping of Icelandic Culture," featured five sessions presented by distinguished scholars in the field of Old Icelandic studies. Today's session, "Sagas and Daily Life in the Icelandic Commonwealth," featured Jenny Jochens, United States: "Gudridr Thorbjarnardottir: Transmitter of Pagan Culture and Christian...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2000-05-24
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    The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America See and Hear American History Through Song "Know the songs of a country and you will know its history for the true feeling of a people speaks through what they sing." – Preface to The Songs of Henry Clay Work (1884) Listen to the changes in the "Star Spangled Banner" as played by different bands in different eras. Look at the ways in which...
    • Date: 1581

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    Fifty years of Coca-Cola television advertisements highlights from the motion picture archives at the Library of Congress /
    Coca-Cola television advertisements Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Presents television advertisements, outtakes, and experimental footage documenting the historical developments of television advertising for the Coca-Cola carbonated beverage. Includes stop-motion advertising developed between 1954 and 1956; excerpts from the Experimental TV Color Project of 1964; historical, biographical, and finding aid information; timeline; and selected bibliography.
    • Date: 2000
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    Sagas and the Icelandic Manuscript Tradition The Library of Congress and the Cornell University Library sponsored a scholarly symposium on Old Norse sagas. The symposium, "Saga Literature and the Shaping of Icelandic Culture," featured five sessions presented by distinguished scholars in the field of Old Icelandic studies. Today's session, "Sagas and the Icelandic Manuscript Tradition," featured Stef¿¿n Karlsson, Iceland: "The Manuscript Tradition of the Icelandic Sagas"; Rudolf Simek, Austria: "Sagas,...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2000-05-24
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    How to Read and Why Harold Bloom discusses his book, "How to Read and Why."
    • Contributor: Bloom, Harold
    • Date: 2000-06-28
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    Stanley Kunitz Reads His Poetry Stanley Kunitz, who occupied the Chair of Poetry at the Library from 1974 through 1976 as Consultant in Poetry (before the title was changed to “Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry” with the passage in 1985 of P.L. 99-194), was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1905. His ten books of poetry include Passing Through: The Later Poems, New and Selected (W.W. Norton, 1995), which won...
    • Contributor: Kunitz, Stanley
    • Date: 2000-10-20
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    America at work, America at leisure motion pictures from 1894-1915 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Collection of motion pictures covering work, school, and leisure activities in the United States from 1894 to 1915. Features films of the United States Postal Service from 1903, cattle breeding, fire fighters, ice manufacturing, logging, calisthenic and gymnastic exercises in schools, amusement parks, boxing, expositions, football, parades, swimming, and other sporting events.
    • Date: 2000
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    Bicentennial Symposium: Poetry & the American People As part of the celebration of its bicentennial celebration, the Library sponsored a symposium, "Poetry and the American People: Reading, Voice and Publication in the 19th and 20th Centuries" featuring a number of distinguished speakers--including past Poet Laureates--followed by an evening reading by Robert Pinsky and W.S. Merwin.
    • Date: 2000-04-04
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    Jefferson and His Legacy Historians Joseph Ellis and Annette Gordon-Reed discuss Jefferson and his legacy.
    • Date: 2000-07-25
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    Voyages and Travel in Medieval Europe as Depicted in Saga Literature The Library of Congress and the Cornell University Library sponsored a scholarly symposium on Old Norse sagas. The symposium, "Saga Literature and the Shaping of Icelandic Culture," featured five sessions presented by distinguished scholars in the field of Old Icelandic studies. Today's session, "Voyages and Travel in Medieval Europe as Depicted in Saga Literature," featyred Margaret Clunies Ross, Australia: "Home and Away: The Semantics...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2000-05-25