Blind Boys of Alabama I "Amazing Grace"
The Blind Boys of Alabama perform "Amazing Grace" at the Library of Congress, June 5, 2002. Forms part of the The Blind Boys of Alabama Concert Collection. videorecording | videorecording ; 4 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). June 5, 2002. (Date). Forms part of the The Blind Boys of Alabama Concert Collection. (Source Note). Videorecording (Form).
Library of Congress - Blind Boys of Alabama - Fountain, Clarence - Carter, Jimmy Lee
Booth killed Lincoln [illustrated]
motion picture | 1 video ; 2 min. | Audio track taken from AFS 9512 B1 (General). Photographs and drawings from Library of Congress online resources. (General). Photos Used: [Miss Margot Mayo and Miss Deska of American Square Dance Group of New York City and Bascom Lamar Lunsford (center), director of the Mountain Music Festival, Asheville, North Carolina] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsc.00452 ) -- John Wilkes Booth ...
Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver
Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver perform at the Library of Congress, September 13, 2006. videorecording | videorecording ; 70 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). September 13, 2006. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
Library of Congress - Quicksilver (Musical Group) - Lawson, Doyle
Concerts from the Library of Congress presents Justice composed by Roger Reynolds
Videorecording. Filmed Operas.. electronic | composed by Roger Reynolds. (Statement Of Responsibility). Title from screen (viewed on March 20, 2009). Commissioned by the Julian E. Berla and Freda Hauptman Berla Fund in the Library of Congress for the celebration of the Library's Bicentennial. Carmen Pelton, soprano; Steven Schick, percussion; Donnah Welby, actress. (Performers). Recorded at the Thomas Jefferson Building's Great Hall on November 30, ...
Library of Congress - Pelton, Carmen - Schick, Steven - Welby, Donnah - Fonte, Henry
Author Nelson DeMille talks about her work at the 2003 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
videorecording | From Favorites from the Song of America Tour with Thomas Hampson, baritone, and Wolfram Rieger, piano. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Washington, DC, October 28, 2010. (Source Note). Courtesy of the Samuel Barber Estate and G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com. Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc. http://www.schirmer.com/ (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).
Barber, Samuel - Davies, W. H. (William Henry) - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
Abraham 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 at the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University and the author of "Lincoln's Sacred Effort: Defining Religion's Role in American Self-Government." Lincoln's lifelong interest in language will ...
War's End: Eyewitness to History, Part 1
Benjamin Ferencz, an Army officer who served as prosecutor at the Nuremberg trials, delivered the keynote address for the symposium, which commemorated the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II. Tom Wiener, historian for the Veterans History Project and compiler of the recently published book "Voices of War," moderated the first panel of eyewitnesses to events at the end of the war. ...
Oral History in the Digital Age
Over the course of the twentieth century, oral history, the gathering and recording of interviews and memories, was an essential ingredient of this democratization of scholarship. Oral histories provided vital evidence to allow scholars to move beyond the written records of elites and expand their focus to broader groups and to social and cultural history. The digital revolution has opened up dramatic new opportunities ...
Seeger Family Concert
Mike, Peggy, and Pete Seeger with the Short Sisters perform at the Library of Congress March 16, 2007. Forms part of "How Can I Keep From Singing": A Seeger Family Tribute symposium and concert. videorecording | videorecording ; 133 min | Seeger Family Tribute Collection. (Source). March 16, 2007. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
Library of Congress - Seeger, Pete - Seeger, Mike - Seeger, Peggy - Short Sisters
Children of the Depression
During the Depression, Roy Emerson Stryker, head of the Farm Security Administration Historical Section, hired some of the best photographers in the United Statesincluding Dorothea Lange, Gordon Parks, Walker Evans, Ben Shahn, Marion Post Walcott, John Delano, John Vachon, and Arthur Rothsteinto record the state of the country during its direst days.
Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Symposium (Part 1)
The Library sponsored an all-day symposium commemorating the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln. Commemorating the 148th anniversary of Lincoln's first inaugural address, Harold Holzer presented a talk titled "Lincoln Comes to Washington: The Journey of a President-Elect." Holzer, co-chairman of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission and senior vice president for external affairs at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, is author, co-author, or editor of 33 ...