CollectionPolitics and Poetics: Fieldwork in Afghanistan and Jamaica
Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2006-08-03 Margaret Mills, professor at Ohio State University, and Kenneth Bilby, research associate at the Smithsonian Institution Department of Anthropology presented lectures in a program titled "Politics and Poetics: Fieldwork in Afghanistan and...
- Date: 2006-08-03
Film, VideoMartha Graham at the Library A film by Ezra Hurwitz about the "Martha Graham at the Library" Festival, featuring Janet Eilber, artistic director of the Martha Graham Dance Company and choreographer Pontus Lidberg, who discusses his Library...
- Date: 2016-03-28
Film, VideoInterview with Karl Kish, Naples, Italy, November 26, 2001 (part 3 of 3)
- Contributor: George, Scott Edward - Kish, Karl
- Date: 2001-11-26
Film, VideoThe Life of a Poet: Dana Levin Poet Dana Levin discussed her work with Ron Charles, editor of the Washington Post's Book World.
- Date: 2017-04-04
Film, VideoIn Celebration of El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros Meg Medina presents her book "Tia Isa Wants a Car" (in Spanish and English) to elementary children from Washington, D.C. bi-lingual and Spanish immersion schools at the Young Readers Center for El...
- Contributor: Medina, Meg
- Date: 2014-04-30
Film, VideoA Bullet in the Chamber: The Politics of Catastrophe & the Declaration of World War I As members of Congress gathered in April 1917 to decide whether to declare war on Germany, some legislators arrived with battle scars. For Civil War veterans, the memory of that catastrophic war...
- Contributor: Dudziak, Mary
- Date: 2015-09-25
Film, VideoInspiring a Sense of Service and Idealism The third annual Daniel K. Inouye Distinguished Lecture at the Library of Congress on "Inspiring a Sense of Service and Idealism" highlighted the evolution of the Peace Corps and how its ideals...
- Date: 2017-05-18
Film, VideoMemento: Time Travel for the Web This National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP) briefing features the project Memento, presented by Herbert Van de Sompel of the Los Alamos National Laboratory and Michael Nelson from Old Dominion...
- Date: 2009-11-16
Film, VideoAuthor & Illustrator Jeff Kinney Jeff Kinney, author of the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series, talked to children about his career and how he became an illustrator of children's books. He talked about his newest book,...
- Contributor: Kinney, Jeff
- Date: 2014-10-21
Film, VideoAbraham Lincoln Bicentennial Symposium (Part 2) The Library sponsored an all-day symposium celebrating the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln. Lucas E. Morel presented "Lincoln on Race, Equality and the Spirit of '76." Morel is the Garwood Visiting Research Fellow...
- Contributor: Various, Various
- Date: 2009-03-04
Film, VideoBob Adelman: Photographer, Artist, Witness to History Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced the Library's acquisition of the entire Bob Adelman photographic archive. Adelman was a renowned documentary and news photographer who captured many historic events throughout the latter...
- Date: 2017-03-20
Film, VideoInterview with the Ambassadors: Privileges of Being an Ambassador Following the Jan. 5, 2010, ceremony announcing the appointment of Katherine Paterson as the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature for 2010-2011, Jon Scieszka, National Ambassador for 2008-2009, interviewed his successor. They...
- Date: 2010-01-05
Film, VideoTransitional Justice or Just Transitions?: The German Case, 1945-50 While everyone has heard of the Nuremberg Trials, few people are aware that at that same time, tens of thousands of Germans were being prosecuted in German courts for Nazi crimes. Historian...
- Contributor: Pendas, Devin
- Date: 2010-05-20
Film, VideoNBA/WNBA All Stars
- Contributor: Kresh, Diane
- Date: 2003-10-04
Film, VideoRhina Espaillat
- Contributor: Espaillat, Rhina
- Date: 2003-10-04
Film, VideoYochi Dreazen: 2015 National Book Festival Yochi Dreazen discusses "The Invisible Front: Love and Loss in an Era of Endless War" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Dreazen, Yochi
- Date: 2015-09-05
CollectionCultural Heritage Archives Symposium Session 2
Cultural heritage archives symposium, 2013-09-26 to 2013-09-27 | American Folklife Center symposium, 2013-09-26 to 2013-09-27 In Session 2 of the symposium, a panel discusses archival description. The Cultural Heritage Archives symposium aims to energize the discussion of ethnographic archival thought and practice by presenting fresh and dynamic...
- Contributor: Various - Bell, Danna C. - Boyd, Douglas A. - Giarlo, Michael J. - Lloyd, Timothy Charles - Meyers, Melanie J. - O'Neal, Jennifer R. - Reddy, Sita - Weiss, Steve - American Folklife Center - United States. Embassy (Kyrgyzstan) - American Folklore Society. Archives and Libraries Section - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
- Date: 2013-09-26
Film, VideoD'Army Bailey oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Memphis, Tennessee, 2013-08-13. D'Army Bailey describes growing up in Memphis, Tennessee, the influence of the Crump political machine in city politics, and his involvement with the Memphis NAACP at an early age. He talks about...
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Bailey, D'army
- Date: 2013-08-13
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Film, VideoMary Louise Defender Wilson and Keith Bear Sioux and Mandan Hidatsa storytelling and music from North ... videorecording | 1 videorecording: 73 min | Homegrown Concert Series (Source). August 16, 2006. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
- Contributor: Library of Congress - Defender-Wilson, Mary Louise - Bear, Keith
- Date: 2006
Film, VideoMarisa de los Santos: 2008 National Book Festival Poet and author Marisa de los Santos speaks at the National Book Festival.
- Contributor: De Los Santos, Marisa
- Date: 2008-09-27
Film, VideoFred Hiatt: 2013 National Book Festival Fred Hiatt appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Hiatt, Fred
- Date: 2013-09-22
Film, VideoWilliam Schuman's Puzzling Seventh Symphony The Music Division of the Library of Congress and the American Musicological Society, in joint partnership, presented another in a series of lectures highlighting musicological research conducted in the division's collections. Steven...
- Contributor: Swayne, Steven
- Date: 2010-03-25
Film, VideoThe Library of Congress Illustrated Timeline of the Civil War Margaret (Peggy) Wagner discusses "The Library of Congress Illustrated Timeline of the Civil War" in commemoration the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.
- Contributor: Wagner, Margaret
- Date: 2013-03-12
Film, VideoSocial Impact of Prince Hall Freemasonry in D.C., 1825-1900 Alonza Tehuti Evans discusses Prince Hall Freemasonry, the oldest recognized and continuously active organization founded by African Americans. As early as 1784 it laid the foundation for African American citizenship, education and...
- Contributor: Evans, Alonza Tehuti
- Date: 2017-02-24
Film, Videoha-Bayit bi-reḥov Betsalʼel the House on Bezalel street
הבית ברחוב בצלאל the House on Bezalel street / | House on Bezalel street A short movie, presenting the history of a Schatz family, from the creation of the school of Bezalel, by the father of the family, Boris Schatz, till the days of the second...
- Contributor: Tocatly, Gilad - Ruth Diskin Films (Firm) - LC Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 2002
Film, VideoThe Playford Assembly: 100 Years of Country Dance & Song Dance historian Graham Christian discussed his new book, "The Playford Assembly," a major new collection of historic English dances published by the Country Dance and Song Society in celebration of its centennial...
- Date: 2016-01-30
Film, VideoIn Search of Africa at the Library of Congress: Collecting and Preserving African Heritage The African Section of the African & Middle Eastern Division and The Prints & Photographs Division at the Library of Congress co-sponsor an illustrated lecture given by Sylivester Sennabulya.
- Contributor: Sennabulya, Sylivester
- Date: 2008-10-07
Film, VideoWhat To Do About Worsening Economic Inequality: The Rising Tide Tax System and Other Proposals Economist Robert J. Shiller spoke on "What to Do About Worsening Economic Inequality: The Rising Tide Tax System and Other Proposals" in a program sponsored by the Library's Science, Technology and Business...
- Contributor: Shiller, Robert
- Date: 2006-12-06
Film, VideoGiada De Laurentiis: 2013 National Book Festival Giada De Laurentiis appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: De Laurentiis, Giada
- Date: 2013-09-22
Film, VideoJurji Zaidan: His Contributions to Modern Arab Thought & Literature (1) Scholars from the Arab world, Europe and North America presented papers and discussed the life and work of the noted Arab novelist, journalist and publisher. (Morning session.) Speakers included Jens Hanssen (University...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2012-06-05
Film, VideoSharon Robinson on Literacy Sharon Robinson addresses the importance of literacy at the 2016 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Robinson, Sharon
- Date: 2016-09-24
Film, VideoD. W. Groethe -- Cowboy songs and poetry from Montana D. W. Groethe performs cowboy songs and poetry from Montana at the Library of Congress, July 20, 2005. videorecording | videorecording ; 58 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). July 20, 2005....
- Contributor: Library of Congress - Groethe, D. W. - Swaney, Alexandra - Bulger, Peggy A.
- Date: 2005
Film, VideoPreserving Family Recipes Valerie J. Frey discussed her book "Preserving Family Recipes: How to Save and Celebrate Your Food Traditions."
- Contributor: Frey, Valerie
- Date: 2016-10-27
Film, VideoN. Scott Momaday: Book Fest 07 N. Scott Momaday in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Momaday, N. Scott
- Date: 2007-09-29
Film, VideoConstitution Day 2016: Rights of People with Mental Illness Board-certified forensic psychiatrist Robert Maman discussed the rights of persons living with mental illness in the United States.
- Contributor: Maman, Robert
- Date: 2016-09-07
Film, VideoReligion in American History: Moments of Crisis & Opportunity As part of the annual meeting of the Library's Scholars Council, a panel of noted historians discussed the affect of religion and religious beliefs during moments of crisis and opportunity in American...
- Date: 2017-05-04
Film, VideoContemporary Analog & Digital Color Photographic Prints: Processes, Practice & Accelerated Test Methods for Evaluation Print ... The 12 major current digital photographic print processes are discussed, including UV-curable printing and a new inkjet sublimation thermal dye transfer process for printing on large, specially coated aluminum panels.
- Contributor: Wilhelm, Henry
- Date: 2015-11-20
CollectionThe Sherman Holmes Project with Brooks Long & Phil Wiggins
American Folklife Center concert, 2015-04-15 | Homegrown 2015, the music of America In this concert, Sherman Holmes and Brooks Long are joined by the great blues harmonica player Phil Wiggins.
- Contributor: Wiggins, Phil - Holmes, Sherman - Long, Brooks - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
- Date: 2015-04-15
Film, VideoGene Luen Yang: 2014 National Book Festival (Graphic Novels) Gene Luen Yang appears in the Graphic Novels Super Session at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Yang, Gene Luen
- Date: 2014-08-30
Film, VideoJacqueline Wilson: Book Fest 07 Jacqueline Wilson in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Wilson, Jacqueline
- Date: 2007-09-29