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    Concert: Nicholas Phan & Myra Huang Tenor Nicholas Phan performed with pianist Myra Huang, his partner in two eloquent recent recordings, to offer a program pairing major cycles by Schumann and Britten with songs by Ned Rorem and Paul Bowles.
    • Contributor: Phan, Nicholas
    • Date: 2015-10-17
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    Kadir Nelson and Doreen Rappaport: 2008 National Book Festival Children's illustrator Kadir Nelson and author Doreen Rappaport appear at the National Book Festival.
    • Date: 2008-09-27
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    John McNeill on Mosquito Empires John R. McNeill discusses and signs his book "Mosquito Empire: Ecology and War in the Caribbean."
    • Contributor: McNeill, John R.
    • Date: 2010-04-26
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    The Jewish Book in America In the Fifth Annual Myron M. Weinstein Memorial Lecture on the Hebraic Book, the Joseph H. & Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History at Brandeis University discussed the Jewish book in America.
    • Contributor: Sarna, Jonathan D.
    • Date: 2004-06-07
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    The lone fisherman From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Illustrating "fisherman's luck." Sure to make a hit. From Edison films catalog: Depicts the patient fisherman, sitting on the end of a plank, waiting for a bite. Practical joker comes along and removes stone from other end of plank. 115 feet. $17.25.
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1896
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    Jews and Shoes Shoes are an integral part of Jewish material culture according to Edna Nahshon, author of "Jews and Shoes" (Berg Publishers, 2008). The book takes a fresh look at the makings and meanings of shoes, cobblers and barefootedness in Jewish experience. The book shows how shoes convey theological, social and economic concepts, and as such are intriguing subjects for inquiry within a wide range of ...
    • Contributor: Nahshon, Edna
    • Date: 2008-12-11
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    Kate DiCamillo: 2014 National Book Festival National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Kate DiCamillo appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Dicamillo, Kate
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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    Volcanoes: Near, Far and Really Far Away Does life exist elsewhere in our solar system? NASA believes the best place to answer this question is Europa, an icy moon of Jupiter. The best way to understand how Europa works may be through studying the massive lava lakes on a neighboring Jupiter moon, Io. Dr. Ashley Davies of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory discusses volcanoes.
    • Contributor: Davies, Ashley
    • Date: 2010-10-27
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    Pat Mora: 2010 National Book Festival Literacy advocate Pat Mora appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Mora, Pat
    • Date: 2010-09-25
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    International Literature: Ko Un Korean poet Ko Un read his work in Korean, following by English translation by Brother Anthony. Afterwards, Frank Stewart moderated a discussion of the work.
    • Date: 2016-09-19
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    Myrtle Gonza Glascoe oral history interview conducted by Dwan... Myrtle Gonza Glascoe recalls growing up in Washington, D.C., attending Howard University and the University of Pennsylvania, and her early career in education and social work. She remembers joining the Baltimore Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), moving to California, and her work as a Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) Field Secretary in West Point, Mississippi and Phillips County, Arkansas, where she worked closely with ...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Glascoe, Myrtle Gonza - Reece, Dwandalyn R.
    • Date: 2010-11-17

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    The Growing of Africa's Emergent Leadership Olubanke King Akerele spoke about her latest book, which presents a documentation of various programs of leadership development over time in several African countries. She discusses the impact of these programs and profiles some of Africa's emergent leaders.
    • Contributor: Akerele, Olubanke King
    • Date: 2015-03-26
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    Science Safari The Science, Technology and Business Division hosted a day of hands-on science experiments and activities for an audience of students, teachers, parents and LC staff.
    • Contributor: Kresh, Diane
    • Date: 2004-03-19
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    Alexander Robey Shepherd: The Man Who Built the Nation's Capital John Richardson, who did much of his research at the Library of Congress, discussed his book, on Alexander Robey "Boss" Shepherd, the District of Columbia's powerful head of public works from 1871 until 1873 and D.C. governor in 1873 and 1874. Shepherd was a self-made man who accrued his fortune in the plumbing and gas-fitting trade, which inspired his fight to establish the city's ...
    • Contributor: Richardson, John
    • Date: 2016-11-10
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    Education, Health and Socio-Economic Developments in Iraq Tod... Representatives from the U.S. Department of State; the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' the Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine; the Office of Iraq Reconstruction (USAID); the International Office for Migration; AMIDEAST; Life for Relief and Development; International Relief and Development; World Learning; and Mobile Medical International Corporation met to discuss their work in Iraq.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2008-03-27
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    Stevie Wonder Discusses Library Commission "Sketches of a Life" Stevie Wonder talks to Norman Middleton of the Library's Music Division about his new Library of Congress commission, "Sketches of a Life," and his thoughts about composition and music.
    • Contributor: Wonder, Stevie
    • Date: 2009-02-24
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    Carla L. Peterson: 2011 National Book Festival Carla L. Peterson appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Peterson, Carla L.
    • Date: 2011-09-25
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    Gordon S. Wood: 2010 National Book Festival Historian Gordon S. Wood appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Wood , Gordon S.
    • Date: 2010-09-25
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    Human Rights Day 2013: Rights of Refugees In celebration of Human Rights Day, the Law Library of Congress hosted a panel discussion on refugee rights.
    • Date: 2014-01-07
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    In Pursuit of Heritage: Tracing Early Elements of Islamic Arc... Architectural historian and conservationist Rana Al Kadi spoke about the history of Islamic architecture from its origins in Damascus to North Africa, Spain and Turkey.
    • Contributor: Al Kadi, Rana
    • Date: 2016-11-16
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    From Inspiration to Illumination: The Saint John's Bible Tim Ternes discussed the processes, tools, methods and materials behind the making of the Saint John's Bible.
    • Contributor: Ternes, Tim
    • Date: 2016-02-04
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    C. T. Vivian oral history interview conducted by Taylor Branc... C. T. Vivian recalls growing up in Macomb, Illinois, working in Peoria, Illinois, and his call to the ministry. He discusses attending the American Baptist Theological Seminary in Nashville, Tennessee, where he met other civil rights activists and participated in demonstrations. He remembers planning the Freedom Rides, his imprisonment at Parchman Prison, the Children's Crusade in Birmingham, Alabama, and working for the Southern Christian ...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Vivian, C. T. - Branch, Taylor
    • Date: 2011-03-29

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    Gala: 2013 National Book Festival The National Book Festival Gala 2013 from the Library of Congress featured presentations by Don DeLillo, Cristina Garcia, Jon Klassen, William P. Jones and Juan Felipe Herrera.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2013-09-20
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    Human Migration, Malaria & Modernization in the Pacific: DNA ... The research of J. Koji Lum focuses on the origins, interactions, and resulting genetic characteristics of Pacific Island populations, the evolution of the malaria parasite's (Plasmodium falciparum) drug resistance, malaria epidemiology in Melanesia, Southeast Asia, and Africa, forensic genetics, animal and plant domestication, behavioral genetics, and molecular evolution.
    • Contributor: Lum, Koji
    • Date: 2012-08-28
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    2010 Library of Congress Junior Fellows This webcast features interviews and collection highlights from the 2010 Library of Congress Junior Fellows Project displays. Junior Fellows describe some of the special collections and items they worked with and researched over the summer including a rare, underground copy of Leo Tolstoy's The New Gospel (Novoe Evangelie), scrapbooks from a WWI soldier and DC opera singer, WWII film evaluations for Bambi and Tarzan ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2010-08-05
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    Secrets of the manor house /
    Inside British country homes in the early 1900's
    Secrets of the manor house looks beyond the fiction to the truth of how life was in these ancient British houses, and how mounting financial, political and social pressures were about to bring momentous changes to both the wealthy and their servants.
    • Contributor: Ward, Susannah - West, Samuel - Pioneer Productions - Pbs Home Video - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2012
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    Paul McCartney Interview: Gershwin Prize Upon his receipt of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, Paul McCartney discusses his life, career and music.
    • Contributor: McCartney, Paul
    • Date: 2010-06-01
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    Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera on Rare Cuban Treasures Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera continues his voyage through the Library's collections as part of his La Casa de Colores project. In a visit to the Hispanic Division, Georgette Dorn shows the Laureate some rare Cuban treasures from the Ediciones Vigía collection.
    • Date: 2016-01-21
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    The Library as Witness to Music History: The Case of the Sina... Dr. Kujumdzieva believes that the Library of Congress' microfilmed collection of musical manuscripts from St. Catherine's Monastery, Mt. Sinai, one of the oldest Christian monasteries in the world, are representative of music from the Byzantine era and, by extension, for all Orthodox music that entered the orbit of Byzantine Christian civilization. In her talk, she will examine Byzantine music in its various stages and ...
    • Contributor: Kujumdzieva, Svetlana
    • Date: 2010-05-06
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    Jeff Kinney: 2012 National Book Festival "Wimpy Kid" author Jeff Kinney appears on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Kinney, Jeff
    • Date: 2012-09-22
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    Uri Caine & Larry Appelbaum Larry Appelbaum interviewed pianist-composer Uri Caine at the Atlas Performing Arts Center, Lang Theatre in Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 2010-05-22
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    Peter Baker: 2014 National Book Festival Peter Baker appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Baker, Peter
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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    The Pilgrimage of World Christianity: A Post-Christian West a... Distinguished Visiting Scholar Wesley Granberg-Michaelson discusses the major demographic shifts in the Christian world and the impact on efforts for Christian unity.
    • Contributor: Granberg-Michaelson, Wesley
    • Date: 2012-12-13
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    Fun in a bakery shop The set is of the interior of a bakery. A man in a baker's hat and costume enters and begins kneading some dough on a table by the oven. He notices a make-believe rat crawling up the side of a nearby barrel and throws the dough at the rat, covering it completely. He then goes over to the dough and begins to pummel it ...
    • Contributor: Porter, Edwin S. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1902
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    Asian Ambassadors Lecture Series The Library of Congress Asian Division and the Asian Division Friends Society host a program marking the launch of the Asian Ambassador Lecture Series. Ambassador Chan Heng Chee is featured as the guest speaker.
    • Contributor: Chee, Chan Heng
    • Date: 2009-12-02
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    Authors, Attribution & Integrity 6: New Ways to Disseminate C... This panel invited perspectives from representatives from various content sectors regarding how moral rights are addressed in contractual transactions and distribution practices, issues related to licensed and unlicensed use of copyrighted works, and how businesses are addressing moral rights issues when developing new business models to disseminate works. The discussion also included how authors use new and emerging technologies, platforms, and business arrangements to ...
    • Date: 2016-04-18
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    Marc Brown Marc Brown speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Brown, Marc
    • Date: 2004-10-09
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    The Nuts and Bolts of Historical Fiction The construction of historical fiction requires the attributes of good story telling plus some important additional components. Novelist David L. Robbins -- whose most recent political thriller, "The Assassins Gallery," imagines the assassination of President Franklin D. Roosevelt -- discussed the building blocks of historical novels in a lecture sponsored by the Center for the Book. Robbins discussed the importance of research, the role ...
    • Contributor: Robbins, David L.
    • Date: 2007-10-24
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    Sept. 11 Documentary Project Ann Hoog discusses the September 11, 2001 Documentary Project. This online presentation forms part of the "Witness and Response, September 11, 2001 Acquisitions at the Library of Congress" online exhibition. The video is presented on the American Folklife Center's section of the exhibit found at "Witness and Response, September 11, 2001: American Folklife Center," along with recordings of narratives, photographs of spontaneous memorials and ...
    • Contributor: Hoog, Ann
    • Date: 2001-09-11
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    The gay shoe clerk From Edison films catalog: Scene shows interior of shoe-store. Young lady and chaperone enter. While a fresh young clerk is trying a pair of high-heeled slippers on the young lady, the chaperone seats herself and gets interested in a paper. The scene changes to a very close view, showing only the lady's foot and the clerk's hands tying the slipper. As her dress is ...
    • Contributor: Porter, Edwin S. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    When Books Went to War: The Stories That Helped Us Win World ... Molly Guptill Manning discussed her book that tells the story of how, during World War II, publishers, book sellers and librarians mobilized to launch a program that distributed more than 122 million small, lightweight paperbacks to troops overseas.
    • Contributor: Manning, Molly Guptill
    • Date: 2015-09-25
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    Kevin Kosar on Whiskey: A Global History "Whiskey: A Global History" (University of Chicago Press, 2010) is an informative, concise narrative of the drink's history, from its obscure medieval origins to the globally traded product of today. Focusing on three nations -- Scotland, Ireland and the United States -- author Kevin R. Kosar charts how the techniques of distillation moved from ancient Egypt to the British Isles.
    • Contributor: Kosar, Kevin
    • Date: 2011-02-08
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    The Lever-lock Gate
    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wilson, William A. (William Albert) - Nichols, Jesse "tex"
    • Date: 1981-05-09
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Men, including Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (left), holding dead ... 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    Francine Prose: 2008 National Book Festival Francine Prose speaks at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Prose, Francine
    • Date: 2008-09-27
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    The Baler
    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Nichols, Jesse "tex" - Purser, Margaret Sermons
    • Date: 1982-07-10
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    Juan Felipe Herrera Discusses Alan Lomax & Woody Guthrie Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera discusses Alan Lomax and Woody Guthrie with Todd Harvey.
    • Date: 2015-09-09
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    Maria Schneider Workshop Jazz composer and bandleader Maria Schneider leads a workshop for the Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra and Levine Music Premier Jazz Combo in conjunction with the world premiere of her work "Data Lords," commissioned by the Library of Congress.
    • Date: 2016-04-16
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    How the Discovery of Life Beyond Earth will Transform Our Thi... Steven Dick discusses his year of research on astrobiology at the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress in his final lecture as chair.
    • Contributor: Dick, Steven
    • Date: 2014-10-30
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    Mining operations, Pennsylvania coal fields The film opens on an area covered with snow where the following operations are visible: track laying, and dirt moving by explosion, grader, steam shovel, and steam engine.
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1904
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    Joan Trumpauer Mulholland oral history interview conducted by... Joan Trumpauer Mulholland shares how, as a child in Arlington, Virginia, her awareness of racial disparities grew. As a student at Duke University, she began participating in the sit-in movement. She soon moved to Washington, D.C. and joined the Nonviolent Action Group (NAG), which led her to participate in the Freedom Rides of 1961. She describes in detail serving time at Mississippi State Penitentiary ...
    • Contributor: Mulholland, Joan Trumpauer - Dittmer, John - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
    • Date: 2013

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    Does My Bow Really Need a Passport? Travels & Travails of the... Musicians, policy experts, and music industry professionals discuss current issues facing musicians while traveling: ivory regulations, carry-on instrument policies and artist visas.
    • Date: 2014-12-18
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    Assyrian Culture in the Middle East and in Diaspora Fadi Davood from the University of Toronto presented "Of Patriarchates and their place in Assyrian Identity." Alda Benjamen from the University of Pennsylvania Museum & Smithsonian Institution presented "Between Negotiation and Resistance: Baghdadi Assyrian intellectuals (1970s-1980s)." Eden Naby presented "Preservation of Aramaic through Word and Music." Third of three sessions in a daylong symposium.
    • Date: 2016-06-10
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    Clive Cussler Clive Cussler speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Cussler, Clive
    • Date: 2004-10-09
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    Parade of floats, St. Louis Exposition
    [Louisiana Purchase exposition] | Parade of decorated floats
    One of the parades of floating craft held in the waterways of the St. Louis Exposition is shown in this film. The cameraman placed equipment on shore at a distance to include each of the competing craft. Photographed were twelve small craft, some motot-powered and some rowed, but all decorated with foliage and bunting and containing foreign representatives and dignitaries.
    • Contributor: Weed, A. E. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1904
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    Was Madison an Original Thinker? Gary Rosen discussed the nature of James Madison's political philosophy at this symposium celebrating the 250th anniversary of Madison's birth. It is said that he is a liberal or a republican, a nationalist or an advocate of states' rights, a follower of the "court" party or of its "country" rival. Taxonomies seldom do justice to individuals, and this is especially true when dealing with ...
    • Contributor: Rosen, Gary
    • Date: 2001-03-16
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    Nightcap Conversation with Gerhardt & McDermott Cellist Alban Gerhardt and pianist Anne-Marie McDermott discuss their chamber music collaborations with Nicholas Brown following a performance in the Coolidge Auditorium.
    • Date: 2016-01-16
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    Murder & Martyrdom in Spanish Florida: Don Juan & the Guale U... In the late fall of 1597, Guale Indians murdered five Franciscan friars stationed in their territory and razed their missions to the ground. The 1597 Guale Uprising, or Juanillo's Revolt as it is often labeled, brought the missionization of Guale to an abrupt end and threatened Florida???s new governor with the most significant crisis of his term. This lecture explores the 1597 uprising and ...
    • Contributor: Francis, J. Michael
    • Date: 2011-11-29
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    Jews & Magic in Medici Florence With work published widely in the course of his 30 years of archival research in Florence, Edward Goldberg founded the Medici Archive Project to provide worldwide public access to the historical data in the Medici Granducal Archive through a fully searchable database. Established by Grand Duke Cosimo I in 1569, the archive of the Medici Grand Dukes offers the most complete record of any ...
    • Contributor: Goldberg, Edward
    • Date: 2011-04-13
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    Big Data & the Linkage of Federal Data Resources for Biodiver... Gerald Guala discussed big data in Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (BISON) and highlighted efforts to link related data across the Federal system led by the working group on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Informatics.
    • Contributor: Guala, Gerald
    • Date: 2014-11-21
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    Cyrus Cassells: 2006 National Book Festival Cyrus Cassells speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Cassells, Cyrus
    • Date: 2006-09-30
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    The Astor tramp
    Astor unwelcome tramp visitor
    From Edison films catalog, no. 105: A side-splitting subject, showing the mistaken tramp's arrival at the famous New York hotel, the Waldorf-Astoria. The tramp inquires as to changing his nationality and asks also as to the results of this prospective change. The music and words accompanying are explanatory and can be either sung or spoken. The tramp calls to ask Waldorf's opinion as to ...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1899
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    Discharging a Whitehead torpedo
    Discharging a torpedo | Discharging Whitehead torpedo
    "Taken on board the U.S. torpedo boat "Morris." It shows the crew loading a Whitehead torpedo into the tube and then discharging it. The torpedo can be seen running along the surface of the water for a distance of over half a mile. 75 feet"--Edison films catalog.
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1900
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    Major Exhibition on World War I: Echoes of the Great War A major new exhibition, "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will be on display at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. beginning April 4, 2017. The stories of Americans in World War I--General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers--will come to light in the exhibition, on display through January 2019.
    • Contributor: None
    • Date: 2017-03-31
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    "Spies: The Rise and Fall of the KGB in America" "Spies" is the fascinating, sometimes shocking story of the activities of the KGB in the United States during the 1930s and '40s. This notable book, based on KGB archives that have never before come to light, provides the most complete account of Soviet espionage in America ever written. In 1993 former KGB officer Alexander Vassiliev was permitted unique access to Stalin-era records of Soviet ...
    • Contributor: Haynes, John
    • Date: 2010-03-02
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    National Student Poet Inaugural Reading A celebration of the National Student Poets Program, the nation's highest honor for youth poets creating original work, and the inaugural reading of the 2014 class.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-09-19
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    Carriers leaving building, U.S.P.O. [Version 1]
    Carriers leaving building, United States Post Office.
    The opening scene shows the steps of a large public building. Above the steps is a door out of which, coming toward the camera position, are approximately a hundred and fifty mail carriers of the postal service. They are in uniform and are all carrying mail bags. They continue down the steps in formation for the full length of the film.
    • Contributor: Weed, A. E. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    Scott Turow, Part 1
    • Contributor: Turow, Scott
    • Date: 2001-09-08
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    [Buster and Tige put a balloon vendor out of business]
    Buster Brown series: Buster and Tige put a balloon vendor out of business | Buster and Tige puts a baloon vender out of business | Buster and the balloon vender | Buster Brown series, scene V
    "Shows an Italian balloon vender near the "Flat-iron" Building, New York City. Mrs. Brown and Buster appear on the scene. Buster begins teasing his mamma to buy him a balloon, but she refuses. Buster whistles for Tige, and at the same time jostles the vender, who roughly brushes him aside. Seeing a chance to get a balloon for nothing, Buster sets Tige upon the ...
    • Contributor: Porter, Edwin S. - Outcault, Richard Felton - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1904
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    James Swanson: Book Fest 07 James Swanson in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Swanson, James
    • Date: 2007-09-29
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    The Story Behind the Stamp Kim Therault talks about Arshile Gorky's Stamp and the development of abstract expressionism.
    • Contributor: Therault, Kim
    • Date: 2010-09-28
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    [Men standing on wood platform, Southeast Asia] Title devised by Library staff. On slide (printed): "Edward Van Altena" and "71-79 West 45th Street, New York, N.Y.C." Forms part of: Visual materials from the Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. papers (Library of Congress).
    • Date: 1925
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    Legislating International Religious Freedom The John W. Kluge Center and the American Academy of Religion presented panel discussions on America's religious origins and on international religious freedom at the Library of Congress. The first panel, "Writing the Story of America's Religious Origins," was cosponsored by the National History Center. Participants included Susan Jacoby, Mark Noll, Steve R. Prothero and Jonathan D. Sarna. Catherine L. Albanese presided. The second ...
    • Date: 2006-11-20
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    [Military personnel in front of building] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    Open Mic: Stories from StoryCorps In 2005, StoryCorps converted an Airstream trailer into a traveling recording studio -- a MobileBooth -- and launched its first cross-country tour, visiting cities and towns across the country to record the stories of the American people. Four StoryCorps staffers joined the American Folklife Center for this "Open Mic" discussion.
    • Date: 2016-04-26
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    Keeping up with the Joneses. [Women's styles]
    Women's styles | Keeping up with the Joneses.
    A domestic comedy about the McGinis family--husband Aloysius, wife Clarice, daughter Julie, and housemaid Belladonna. The simple story lines often parody society's concern with material goods as an indicator of social standing, but the series was not as narrowly focused as the title implies. The Joneses were the McGinis's neighbors, but were not depicted. They were referred to as objects of envy, with whom ...
    • Contributor: Palmer, H. S. (Harry S.) - Momand, Arthur R. - Gaumont Co. - Mutual Film Corporation - Afi/Zouary (Maurice) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1915
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    Pulitzer: A Life in Politics, Print, and Power Although he may be best known today for the prize that bears his name, Joseph Pulitzer ushered in the era of modern mass media in the 19th century. "What he accomplished was as significant in his time as the creation of television would be in the 20th century, and it remains deeply relevant in today's information age," writes James McGrath Morris in his new ...
    • Contributor: McGrath Morris, James
    • Date: 2010-02-16
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    Arnold Resnicoff on Faith and Foxholes: Religion in the Military In Celebration of Jewish American Heritage Month 2010, the Hebraic Section, African and Middle Eastern Division, the Veterans History Project, and the American Folklife Center presented a talk by Rabbi Arnold E. Resnicoff on his experiences as a chaplain in the military.
    • Contributor: Resnicoff, Arnold
    • Date: 2010-05-06
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    Development & Research Applications for a Reference Collectio... Private conservator Paul Messier discusses several technical studies of 20th century photographs using a collection of photographic papers as a reference source.
    • Contributor: Messier, Paul
    • Date: 2010-03-19
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    Artist Colonies in Europe and the United States at the Turn o... Dimitry Lyubin discussed the phenomena of the artists colony in Europe and the United States at the turn of the 20th century. According to Lyubin, these colonies were located in small towns, far from big cities, and that colony residents concerned themselves mostly with subjects of peasant life and country landscapes.
    • Contributor: Lyubin, Dimitry
    • Date: 2009-07-06
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    Patricia Sullivan: 2009 National Book Festival Professor and history author Patricia Sullivan appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Sullivan, Patricia
    • Date: 2009-09-26
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    American Folklife Center/Folk Alliance Lomax Challenge: Taark... Taarka sings "Cold Mountains" as part of the Lomax Challenge.To mark the 100th birthday of influential folklorist and musician Alan Lomax (1915-2002), who collected songs from musicians like Muddy Waters, Lead Belly, Aunt Molly Jackson and Woody Guthrie, Folk Alliance International joined the American Folklife Center to create the Lomax Challenge. Folk Alliance members chose collected by Lomax from the collections of the center ...
    • Date: 2015-02-21
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Jewelry] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    Dawn of the Space Age Dr. McDowell, an astrophysicist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics at Harvard University, presented a lecture "Dawn of the Space Age" sponsored by the Science, Technology and Business Division.
    • Contributor: McDowell, Jonathan
    • Date: 2005-09-13
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    Jazz Pianist Justin Kauflin in Concert Justin Kauflin performed a solo piano concert in the Coolidge Auditorium. Works performed include some jazz standards as well as several original compositions.
    • Contributor: Kauflin, Justin
    • Date: 2014-10-22
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    It's All About Access: Defining MARC / AACR Access Level Records David Reser and Regina Romano Reynolds discuss recent efforts to define and streamline Access-Level records for electronic resources and serials to enhance access and provide cost savings.
    • Date: 2006-05-03
  • Film, Video
    Lady at the O.K. Corral: The True Story of Josephine Marcus Earp Ann Kirschner discussed her new book, "Lady at the O.K. Corral: The True Story of Josephine Marcus Earp."
    • Contributor: Kirschner, Ann
    • Date: 2013-03-18
  • Film, Video
    Giant coal dumper "Erie Railroad Series: The following subjects present novel and interesting views along the line of the Erie, such as do not always come within the observation of the general tourist. We are indebted to the courtesy of the Erie officials, whose kind co-operation in affording us every facility within their power has enabled us to procure these unusual and effective pictures"--Edison films catalog. "Shows ...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Animals in diorama] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
  • Film, Video
    Ian Fleming, James Bond & the Public Perception of the CIA Christopher Moran explores the similarities between Ian Fleming's James Bond novels and the real world of the Central Intelligence Agency.
    • Contributor: Moran, Christopher
    • Date: 2011-06-02
  • Film, Video
    St. Teresa and Her Ascent to Sainthood Father Lush Gjergji of Kosova spoke about the life and works of Mother Teresa as well as her Albanian origins.
    • Contributor: Gjergji, Father Lush
    • Date: 2016-10-14
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Studio portrait of three men] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
  • Film, Video
    Hervé Tullet: 2016 National Book Festival Hervé Tullet discusses "Let's Play" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Tullet, Herv&eacute
    • Date: 2016-09-24
  • Film, Video
    Evans Derrell Hopkins oral history interview conducted by Jos... Evans Hopkins recalls growing up in Danville, Virginia, and participating in efforts to desegregate public schools and the library. He remembers joining the Black Panther Party in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and Oakland, California, and working on Bobby Seale's campaign for Mayor of Oakland. He also discusses his imprisonment for car theft and the high rate of incarceration among African American men.
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Hopkins, Evans D.
    • Date: 2011-07-07

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  • Film, Video
    This Is the Day: The March on Washington The works of photographer Leonard Freed, specifically the photo essay "This Is the Day" about the 1963 March on Washington, is the subject of a lecture and discussion.
    • Date: 2013-02-05
  • Film, Video
    Ann Amernick: Book Fest 07 Chef Ann Amernick in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Amernick, Ann
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Film, Video
    That All May Read The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, is a free library service for people with temporary or permanent low vision, blindness, or other physical disabilities that prevent them from reading or holding printed materials. Learn more about the braille and talking book program, listen to the experiences of nine NLS patrons, and then spread the word so "that ...
    • Contributor: Various Speakers
    • Date: 2015-03-13
  • Film, Video
    Robert L. Carter oral history interview conducted by Patricia... Robert L. Carter recalls growing up in Newark, New Jersey, and attending Lincoln University, Howard University Law School, and Columbia University. He discusses hearing Marian Anderson sing at the Lincoln Memorial and his service in the segregated army during World War II. He recounts his career as a lawyer with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, including the Brown v. Board of Education case and ...
    • Contributor: Carter, Robert L. - Sullivan, Patricia - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
    • Date: 2010-10-23

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  • Film, Video
    The golden lily
    Lys d'or | Unidentified Gaumont.
    A poor, elderly violinist takes refuge in a cathedral. When he plays his violin there, the Madonna appears before him and gives him a golden lily. He tries to sell the lily to a goldsmith, but the goldsmith and his wife doubt the violinist's story. They summon guards who bring him before the Holy Office. He is found guilty and is about to be ...
    • Contributor: Perret, Léonce - Société Des Établissements Gaumont - George Kleine (Firm) - Afi/Atkinson (Dennis) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1910
  • Film, Video
    History of Educa Vision Leaders of the pioneering educational publishing company "Educa Vision" recorded an oral history of their enterprise. Speakers were founder and publisher Fequiere Vilsaint, author and vice-president Maude Heurtelou and Carol Hollander, editor of the firm's Caribbean Studies Press. Established upon a fundamental commitment to recognize, build upon and develop the linguist and cultural asset that is a Haitian-Creole speaking child's native language, the press ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2011-06-13