Interview with Argento Chamber Ensemble
An interview with composer Ann Cleare and conductor/composer Michele Galante, the artistic director of the Argento Chamber Ensemble. Presented in conjunction with the 2016 Founder's Day Concert, featuring the Argento Chamber Ensemble.
Do All Indians Live in Tipis? and Other Compelling Questions for Education
Stereotypes, inaccuracies and inappropriate representations of Native Americans continue to abound in American society today. Reflecting on his 20 years of experience working in the field of American Indian education, the Edwin Schupman explores examples, causes and implications of the current state of awareness about Native peoples and issues.
Schupman, Edwin - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
Panorama of Place de L'Opera
Circular panoramic view of the Place de L'Opera
From Edison films catalog: The busiest square in all Paris. 75 feet. $11.25.
White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
The Marriage of Preservation & Access
The close alliance between preservation of cultural heritage collections and the provision of access to them will be explored, with particular reference to the ways in which the grant programs of the Division of Preservation and Access at the National Endowment for the Humanities exemplify that alliance. The results of a recent strategic planning effort, which included attention both to physical preservation and to ...
Romila Thapar: Perceptions of the Past in Early India
One of the world's foremost experts on the history of early India, Romila Thapar, winner of the 2008 Kluge Prize, discussed the rich and ancient civilization in a lecture titled "Perceptions of the Past in Early India." In her talk, Thapar critiqued the notion that the civilization in India lacked a sense of history, and discussed the recognition of historical traditions in the early ...
Touching History - Pianos in Perspective
Dr. Frank P. Baer, curator of historic instruments at the German National Museum, Nuremberg, and fortepianist Ludwig Semerjian from Quebec, shared their experience of a journey into the land of the forgotten sound. The event was presented in collaboration with the Orchestre de la Nouvelle France and SMW World of Sound.
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 ...
The New American Cooking
Noted food writer Joan Nathan spoke about her latest book "The New American Cooking" in a program sponsored by the Science, Technology and Business Division. To complement her lecture, area chefs provided sample dishes. They were chef Cliff Wharton of TenPenh Restaurant, pastry chef Ann Amernick of Palena Restaurant and baker Mark Furstenberg of Bread Line.
Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers
The Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers perform a capella gospel music from Kentucky, another in the 2009 Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers - Jennings, Ric - Gates, Bob - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
Photo, Print, Drawing
1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
Two Thousand Flutes
An introduction to the Library's remarkable Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection: meet a few of the Library's nearly 2,000 instruments in this lecture-recital featuring flutist Lorna McGhee of the Pittsburgh Symphony, pianist Ryo Yanagitani of the S&R Foundation, and musical instrument curator Carol Lynn Ward Bamford. Produced in association with the S&R Foundation.
New Black Diamond express
Black Diamond Express.
From Edison films catalog: This picture was taken at one of the curves on the Lehigh Valley Railroad, along the beautiful Susquehanna River. The train is seen rapidly approaching in the distance, clearly outlined against the grey mountains. Smoke can be seen pouring in volumes from the stack of the locomotive, and as the train approaches closely, she sounds a whistle, warning some section ...
White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress) - Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
Native boats on the new Aguinaldo's navy
From the Biograph picture catalogue: 27 feet. A splendid scene, showing a large number of curious Filipino boats being worked on the Pasig River near Manila by natives. The picture is unusually fine photographically.
Ackerman, Raymond - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Poetry Slam: 2015 National Book Festival
Teen poets compete in a high-spirited competition reciting new poems celebrating books & literature at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
The last man on Earth /
Ultimo uomo della terra
Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
The only survivor of a worldwide plague that wipes out the entire population fights for his life when the victims come back to life from their graves, thirsting for his blood.
Swanson, Logan - Leicester, William F. - Lippert, Robert L. - Salkow, Sidney - Sawtell, Paul - Shefter, Bert - Price, Vincent - Bettoia, Franca - Danieli, Emma - Rossi-Stuart, Giacomo - Matheson, Richard - Associated Producers - Produzioni La Regina - Legend Films (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
TR in a rowboat on Oyster Bay, Archie assists with boat to shore, 1914
Archie assists with boat to shore, 1914 | Theodore Roosevelt in a rowboat on Oyster Bay, Archie assists with boat to shore, 1914
On Oyster Bay, Theodore Roosevelt rows alone away from shore. In the second sequence, his son Archie and an unidentified boy beach the boat as Theodore Roosevelt looks on.
Roosevelt, Theodore - Roosevelt, Archibald (Archibald Bulloch) - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
EverybodyWinsDC Story Time with Chef Pati Jinich
Third grade students from Cleveland Elementary school had the opportunity to meet Chef Pati Jinich of the PBS program, "Pati's Mexican Kitchen." She told her personal story and read "The Food Parade" by Elicia Castaldi, a book on food and nutrition.