Film, VideoLincoln Symposium: Edward Steers Jr. Edward Steers Jr. speaks on "The Lincoln Assassination: A Case of Historical Malpractice" at the Abraham Lincoln Institute Fifth Annual Symposium (2002). He is introduced by Michael P. Musick.
- Contributor: Steers Jr., Edward
- Date: 2002-03-16
Film, VideoThe Ancient Maya & the Year 2012 Mark Van Stone will discuss what the ancient Maya actually said about 2012. The result is based entirely on science, archaeology, decipherment and Precolumbian art.
- Contributor: Van Stone, Mark
- Date: 2012-10-11
Film, VideoBarns The first in the Norton/Library of Congress Visual Sourcebooks series, Barns presents a broad, fresh, and newly informed visual analysis of one of America's fundamental building types.
- Contributor: Vlach, John Michael
- Date: 2003-04-10
Film, VideoFred Bowen: 2013 National Book Festival Fred Bowen appears at the Library of Congress 2013 National Book Festival
- Contributor: Bowen, Fred
- Date: 2013-09-21
Film, VideoThe Star Spangled Banner videorecording | videorecording ; 2 min | Forms part of the Baseball Americana Symposium (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
- Contributor: Library of Congress - Reverb (Vocal Group) - Langley, Steve - Pinkney, Victor - Hunter, Chris - Edler, Troy - Owens, Kevin - Deering, Jason
- Date: 2009
Film, VideoJimmy Santiago Baca
- Contributor: Baca, Jimmy Santiago
- Date: 2002-10-12
Film, VideoR.L. Stine: 2008 National Book Festival R.L. Stine appears at the National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Stine, R.L.
- Date: 2008-09-27
Film, VideoCataloging Distribution Service: A Century of Service This film presents the history of the Library's Cataloging Distribution Service and covers cataloging distribution and the bibliographic products industry. It includes appearances by key Library of Congress cataloging managers.
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2002-06-18
Film, VideoMeaning & Myth in Louise Talma's First Period Works Kendra Leonard discusses meaning and myth in the first-period works of 20th century composer Louise Talma.
- Contributor: Leonard, Kendra Preston
- Date: 2013-09-24
Film, VideoPreserving American Deaf Culture This panel discussed 100 years of sociolinguistic preservation of American Sign Language and its role in the preservation of culture. Participants also discussed the famous filmed exhortation by George W. Veditz and...
- Date: 2016-04-12
Film, VideoThe Amish: shunned / The Amish intercuts historical analysis with contemporary footage to provide an unprecedented look at this highly private, little understood, and utterly unique community whose beliefs raise important questions about religious liberty in...
- Contributor: Wiser, Callie Taintor - Cragg, Tim - Jurriaans, Saunder - Bensi, Danny - Five O'Clock Films - Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 2014
Film, VideoWilliam G. Anderson oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Detroit, Michigan, 2011-07-26. William Anderson recalls growing up in Americus, Georgia, serving in the navy during World War II, and his friendships with Martin Luther King, Jr., and Ralph Abernathy. He remembers opening his osteopath...
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Anderson, William G.
- Date: 2011-07-26
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Film, VideoSiddhartha Mukherjee: 2011 National Book Festival Medical author Siddhartha Mukherjee appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Mukherjee, Siddhartha
- Date: 2011-09-25
CollectionDocumenting Katrina and Rita in Houston
Documenting Katrina and Rita in Houston | Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2009-08-13 Surviving Katrina and Rita in Houston is the first large-scale project, anywhere, in which the survivors of a major disaster have taken the lead in documenting it. The project's goal is to...
- Contributor: Lindahl, Carl - Jasper, Pat - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Surviving Katrina and Rita in Houston (Project)
- Date: 2009-08-13
Film, VideoBuilding a Custom Storage Box Staff in the Preservation Directorate manufacture a customized box to store one of the Library's treasures.
- Contributor: None
- Date: 2017-04-10
Film, VideoDecolonization & the Nation-State: Reflections on the 1958 Referendum in French West Africa Elizabeth Schmidt discussed why the people of Guinea voted "no" in a referendum on a new French constitution in 1958.
- Contributor: Schmidt, Elizabeth
- Date: 2014-07-22
Film, VideoMajor League Tassa videorecording | 1 videorecording: 53 min | Videorecording (Form).
- Contributor: Library of Congress - Major League Tassa (Performing Group)
- Date: 2008
Film, VideoBrian Floca: 2013 National Book Festival Brian Floca appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Floca, Brian
- Date: 2013-09-21
Film, VideoGenre Division & Canonical Unity in the World of Heavy Metal Music In this curator lecture, James Wintle unravels the complex web of stylistic threads that have permeated heavy metal music since the raucous tri-tone progression of the song "Black Sabbath" signaled its birth...
- Contributor: Wintle, James
- Date: 2016-11-01
Film, VideoWomen in Science In honor of Women's History Month, Svetlana Kotliarova discussed the scientific process with Fifth-graders from Hendley Elementary School in Washington, D.C. She read a book about women in science and spoke about...
- Contributor: Kotliarova, Svetlana
- Date: 2017-02-28
Film, VideoAmy Ellis Nutt: 2016 National Book Festival Amy Ellis Nutt discusses "Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Nutt, Amy Ellis
- Date: 2016-09-24
Film, VideoJerusalem: A Photographic Journey Nawal A. Kawar and John F. Buydos, reference librarians at the Library of Congress, presented a brief history of Jerusalem illustrated with photos and slides.
- Date: 2012-02-24
Film, VideoThe Unacknowledged History of Black Creators and Black Characters in Comic Books Darrell Goza discussed the history of black creators and characters of comic books, as well as the degree to which early African-American superheroes generally adhered to common stereotypes of black men.
- Contributor: Goza, Darrell
- Date: 2016-11-10
Film, VideoKolot Halev in Concert: My Soul Longs for You The Kolot Halev Choir featured music from the rich Jewish Russian tradition.
- Contributor: Kolet Havel Choir
- Date: 2014-06-16
Film, VideoProtecting National Security & Civil Liberties The second annual Daniel K. Inouye Distinguished Lecture at the Library of Congress featured former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta and former U.S. Sen. Alan K. Simpson, who discussed how...
- Date: 2016-04-19
Film, VideoHenry Wiencek: 2015 National Book Festival Henry Wiencek discusses "Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves" as part of a special celebration of Jefferson's library at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington,...
- Contributor: Wiencek, Henry
- Date: 2015-09-05
CollectionAmuma Says No: Traditional and Contemporary Basque Music from Idaho
American Folklife Center concert, 2010-07-14 | Amuma Says No | Amuma Says No : traditional and contemporary Basque music from Idaho | Homegrown 2010, the music of America Amuma Says No plays Basque music in a concert at the Library of Congress
- Contributor: Amuma Says No - Gambliel, Maria Carmen - Amuma Says No (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
- Date: 2010-07-14
Film, VideoThe Role of Heritage in Storytelling This symposium on the contribution of diverse cultural experiences to literature for children and youth was moderated by award-winning author Meg Medina. An audience of educators, literacy professionals, university professors and graduate...
- Date: 2016-05-25
Film, VideoRare Books Go Electronic Children from the Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center preschool were introduced to a new way to experience classic stories through an electronic application of Cricket Media called Story Bug. The children heard and...
- Date: 2016-01-27
Film, VideoPower comes in many forms DVD-R. Also available via World Wide Web; DivX viewer required. "Island topics #68"--Micronesian Seminar WWW site.
- Date: 2010
Film, VideoAuthors, Attribution & Integrity 2: The US Perspective This panel provided an overview of the current state of protection of moral rights in the United States, including discussion of the patchwork approach of federal and state laws, as well as...
- Date: 2016-04-18
Film, VideoSharp'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...
- Date: 2015-07-13
Film, VideoContemporary Music Workshop with Ensemble Intercontemporain Members of Ensemble Intercontemporain led a workshop on performing and interpreting contemporary music as part of "France a la Bibliotheque."
- Date: 2015-11-14
CollectionLiteratura de Cordel: Continuity and Change in Brazilian Popular Literature (Day 2, morning)
Continuity and change in Brazilian popular literature | American Folklife Center symposium, 2011-09-26 to 2011-09-27 Literatura de cordel, literally "string literature," refers to small popular books or chapbooks, predominantly from northeastern Brazil. They were often suspended from cords or strings, hung across marketplace stalls belonging to local...
- Contributor: Various - Chesnut, R. Andrew - Curran, Mark J. - Gambliel, Maria Carmen - Maia, Manuela - Marks, Morton - McCann, Bryan - Morris, Valda - Silva, Gonçalo Ferreira Da - Slater, Candace ... Various - Chesnut, R. Andrew - Curran, Mark J. - Gambliel, Maria Carmen - Maia, Manuela - Marks, Morton - McCann, Bryan - Morris, Valda - Silva, Gonçalo Ferreira Da - Slater, Candace - Soares, Marli Gomes - Williams, Gayle Ann - American Folklife Center - Library of Congress. Hispanic Division - Brazil. Embaixada (U.S.) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
- Date: 2011-09-27
Film, VideoSaturn's Moon Titan: A Future Abode for Life In this talk, Carrie Anderson explained how life on Saturn's moon, Titan could possibly be a reality if it had more heat from the sun.
- Contributor: Anderson, Carrie
- Date: 2014-06-26
Film, VideoPress Conference Celebrating One Millionth Page in Chronicling America Program The Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities today marked a major milestone in their partnership to digitize historic U.S. newspapers and make them widely available to the public...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2009-06-16
Film, VideoCalvin Luper oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Calvin Luper remembers his mother, Clara Luper, and her leadership in Oklahoma City's National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Youth Council. He recalls participating in sit-ins in drug stores...
- Contributor: Luper, Calvin - Mosnier, Joseph - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
- Date: 2011
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Film, VideoTim Gunn on Disco Fashion Deputy Librarian of Congress Robert Newlen interviewed fashion icon and native-Washingtonian Tim Gunn about the history of fashion in the disco era and its impact on modern fashion. Part of Library of...
- Date: 2017-05-02
Film, VideoJapanese Influences in 20th Century American Music The history of the cross-cultural interaction between American composers and Japan is documented in unpublished and published scores, manuscripts, and correspondence held, often uniquely, in the Music Division of the Library of...
- Contributor: Sheppard, W. Anthony
- Date: 2010-10-25
Film, VideoJohnnie Ruth McCullar oral history interview conducted by Hasan Kwame Jeffries in Albany, Georgia, 2013-03-09.
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Jeffries, Hasan Kwame - McCullar, Johnnie Ruth
- Date: 2013-03-09
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