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    Orphan Works 7: Mass Digitization, Generally Although mass digitization was ongoing in 2008, the practice has since become much more prevalent. Thus, it is important to understand how mass digitization fits into an orphan works solution. Because many of the comments submitted in response to the Notice indicated that the issue of mass digitization should be treated separately from the issue of orphan works, it also is important to understand...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-03-11
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    OSIRIS-REx: First U.S. Mission to Return Samples from an Asteroid to Earth Jason Dworkin discussed the OSIRIS-REx, the first U.S. space mission that will return samples from an asteroid to Earth.
    • Contributor: Dworkin, Jason
    • Date: 2016-08-25
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    John Scalzi: 2017 National Book Festival John Scalzi discusses "The Collapsing Empire" at the 2017 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Scalzi, John
    • Date: 2017-09-02
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    Hernandez v. Texas: American Civil Liberties, Then & Now A discussion of the landmark Supreme Court decision giving Mexican-Americans equal protection under the 14th Amendment. Speakers included Hilda G. Tagle and Veronica Villalobos.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-05-01
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    Dorothy Porter Wesley at Howard University Janet Sims-Wood discusses her book, "Dorothy Porter Wesley at Howard University: Building a Legacy of Black History." Wesley was a renown archivist who helped create a world-class archives known as the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center and cemented her place as an important figure in the preservation of African-American history.
    • Contributor: Sims-Wood, Janet
    • Date: 2015-02-24
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    Dud leaves home
    Us fellers: "Dud leaves home" | Goldwyn-Bray Pictographs, no. 7009
    Dud wants to buy his girlfriend Maime an ice cream cone so he breaks open his mother's bank, and splits their last dime in half in the process. His mother punishes him so he runs away. Dud is scared by imaginary ghosts in the dark, so he runs back home where he gets a spanking from his mother.
    • Contributor: Carlson, Wallace - Bray Pictures Corporation - Afi/Marshall (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1919
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    DPLAfest 2016: Technology Trends in Libraries A conversational discussion with technologists from both inside and outside of the library industry. Panelists discuss all aspects of technology, including hardware and software, that are likely to impact libraries and similar industries.
    • Date: 2016-04-14
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    Legal Research Tutorial: Finding Case Law Using Google Scholar Robert Brammer and Barbara Bavis demonstrate how to use Google Scholar to locate caselaw.
    • Date: 2014-01-27
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    Making Show Boat: Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II & the Power of Performers Part of the American Musicological Society-Library of Congress lecture series, musicologist Todd Decker discusses his research into the creation of the hit Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II musical "Show Boat." Decker's research was principally conducted in the Kern and Hammerstein collections in the Music Division.
    • Contributor: Decker, Todd
    • Date: 2013-03-19
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    Fine, the Boston Group & the American Neoclassical School In commemoration of composer Irving Fine's centennial, Wayne Shirley, R. James Tobin, Yehudi Wyner and Susan Davenny Wyner discuss the Boston Group of composers and the American Neoclassical school of composition.
    • Date: 2014-12-06
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    The Rise of a New Magna Carta for Early Modern England & Colonial America Scholars, historians and contemporary thinkers discuss how Magna Carta's political and legal traditions have carried into our current times at this symposium, Conversations on the Enduring Legacy of the Great Charter, held in conjunction with the Library's exhibition, "Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor." Speakers included law professors John Witte Jr. and Alonzo L. McDonald.
    • Contributor: Various Speakers
    • Date: 2014-12-09
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Stone buildings with stairs] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    Profiles of Remarkable Women: Laila Enayat-Seraj This interview with Laila Enayat-Seraj, conducted in Istanbul by Mary-Jane Deeb of the Library of Congress, is part of a series that highlights the achievements of six exceptional Muslim women from Afghanistan, the Arab world and Turkey who not only have worked hard to attain personal success but have done much to help other women in their communities as well.
    • Contributor: Enayat-Seraj, Laila
    • Date: 2002-09-18
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    A World Monument: Zvart'nots', Armenia, & the Wars of the Seventh Century For the 20th annual Vardanants Day Armenian Lecture at the Library of Congress, Christina Maranci sets the construction of an iconic 7th century church within the context of its times.
    • Contributor: Maranci, Christina
    • Date: 2016-09-21
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    A Conversation with a Modern Bookbinder Daniel E. Kelm discussed the art and craft of bookbinding.
    • Contributor: Kelm, Daniel
    • Date: 2014-09-11
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    Ella Lola, a la Trilby
    Ella Lola, a la Trilby [dance]
    A young, dark-haired woman performs a dance inspired by George du Maurier's character Trilby, in an early modern dance style reminiscent of Isadora Duncan. She dances barefoot without stockings and is dressed in a long, flowing gown bound across the bosom in Grecian style, with inside fringe and a draped cape hooked to her wrist. She also wears what appears to be a garland...
    • Contributor: Lola, Ella - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - White, James H. (James Henry) - Heise, William
    • Date: 1898
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    Berlioz, Charles Munch & the Boston Symphony Orchestra Musicologist D. Kern Holoman discusses the role of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and conductor Charles Munch in bringing French orchestral literature--particularly the music by Hector Berlioz--to the United States.
    • Contributor: Holoman, D. Kern
    • Date: 2015-11-10
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    Genre 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 in 1970. Wintle also discusses how to access heavy metal music and scholarship in the Library's collections.
    • Contributor: Wintle, James
    • Date: 2016-11-01
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    David McCullough: 2015 National Book Festival David McCullough discusses "The Wright Brothers" with NPR's Melissa Block at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: McCullough, David
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Laura Lippman: 2015 National Book Festival Laura Lippman discusses "Hush, Hush" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Lippman, Laura
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Quantifying the Soviet Economic & Social Crisis of 1920: Food Supply, Rail Transport, Fuel, Demographics Jonathan Kapiloff discusses food supply, rail transport, fuel and demographic information related to the Soviet economic and social crisis of 1920.
    • Contributor: Kapiloff, Jonathan
    • Date: 2016-09-29
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    Sheep run, Chicago stockyards
    Sheep run, Chicago stock yards
    From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: A large flock of sheep being driven over the runs from the cars to the slaughter beds. The sheep, pressed by the driver and frightened by the surroundings and confusion, move very fast. Advertised as part of the "Erie Railroad Series" (Edison films catalog): The following subjects present novel and interesting views along the line of the Erie, such...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
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    The little train robbery From Edison films catalog: The opening scene shows the interior of the robbers' den. The walls are decorated with the portraits of notorious criminals and pictures illustrating the exploits of famous bandits. Some of the gang are lounging about, while others are reading novels and illustrated papers. Although of youthful appearance, each is dressed like a typical Western desperado. The "Bandit Queen," leading a...
    • Contributor: Porter, Edwin S. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1905
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    Ha Jin: 2015 National Book Festival Ha Jin discusses "A Map of Betrayal: A Novel" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Jin, Ha
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Schemes of Annotation in Ptolemy's Geography Chet Van Duzer discusses Ptolemy's "Geography." Claudius Ptolemy wrote his "Geography" in the second century A.D., and following its rediscovery in Constantinople in about 1300, it became one of the most popular geographical texts of the European Renaissance, copied in many manuscripts and printed in many editions. But Ptolemy offers very little in the way of description of different regions and peoples, so the...
    • Contributor: Van Duzer, Chet
    • Date: 2017-07-27