Film, VideoBuffalo stockyards
Buffalo stock yards From Edison films catalog: A long line of horses, mules and ponies are led, driven and ridden into the yards, where they are sold and distributed. 50 feet. 7.50.
- Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1897
Film, VideoInterview with Peter Phillips of the Tallis Scholars Peter Phillips discussed his work in performing Renaissance choral music and developing the Gimmell record label. Phillips also discussed the evolution of the classical music and recording industries over the past 40 years. This interview was presented in conjunction with the Library of Congress debut of the Tallis Scholars.
- Contributor: Phillips , Peter
- Date: 2016-12-06
Film, VideoContemporary Analog & Digital Color Photographic Prints: Processes, Practice & Accelerated Test Methods for Evaluation Print Permanance The 12 major current digital photographic print processes are discussed, including UV-curable printing and a new inkjet sublimation thermal dye transfer process for printing on large, specially coated aluminum panels.
- Contributor: Wilhelm, Henry
- Date: 2015-11-20
Film, VideoPres. Roosevelt's Fourth of July oration
President Roosevelt's Fourth of July oration | President Roosevelt's 4th of July oration | Pres. Roosevelt's 4th of July oration President Theodore Roosevelt eats and then speaks to a crowd who have gathered to hear him. From another camera position, the crowd bids him farewell as Roosevelt and his party enter a horse-drawn carriage and leave the vicinity.
- Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - Roosevelt, Theodore - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1903
Film, Video71st Regiment, Camp Wyckoff
Seventy-first Regiment, Camp Wyckoff | 71st Regiment, N.G.S.N.Y., at Camp Wikoff | Seventy-first Regiment, N.G., S.N.Y. | Seventy-first Regiment, N.Y.V. at Camp Wikoff From the Biograph picture catalogue: 55 feet. Of the thousand and more men who left New York for the Cuban Campaign, scarcely three hundred were able to shoulder their rifles to march before the Biograph camera at Camp Wikoff. The picture shows many of the companies reduced to seven or eight men, and the whole regiment, rank and file is in a sad condition....
- Contributor: Armitage, F. S. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - American Mutoscope Company
- Date: 1898
Film, Video[People in front of stone structure] 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
Film, VideoChing Ling Foo outdone From Edison films catalog: The magician enters upon the stage, and removing a covering from a small table, shakes it before the audience to show that there is nothing whatever concealed inside, places the cloth upon the floor, and when he removes it a large washtub is found to be entirely filled with water, which he splashes before the audience to show that there...
- Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1900
Film, VideoIntangible Information Costs of Real and Digital Property Wendy Fok discussed her investigation of computational innovation and ethical/equitable application of technical methods, including issues of intellectual property law, ownership and authorship, and the property rights in digital fabrication and commodisation for architecture and the built environment. Fok addressed the intersection of digital technology, especially in the realm of architecture, law, and the rapid advances in these fields that are creating areas of...
- Contributor: Fok, Wendy W.
- Date: 2015-08-13
Film, VideoParade 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
Film, Video[Clouds over body of water] 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
Film, VideoWagons loading mail, U.S.P.O.
Wagons loading mail, United States Post Office "The photographer placed his camera to encompass as much of the loading ramp of a mail delivery building as possible. As the film begins, several horse-drawn postal transportation vehicles are backed up to the ramp. At the end of the film, a postal delivery wagon pulled by one horse enters the scene and is backed against the ramp"--Early motion pictures.
- Contributor: Weed, A. E. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1903
Film, VideoKids Euro: Baba Marta's Yarn Julia Tasheva spun a tale about welcoming the coming of Spring with two of Bulgaria's most famous characters, Pizho and Penda for visiting students from Stoddert Elementary School in the District of Columbia. This program was presented in collaboration with the Kids Euro Festival of the European Union.
- Contributor: Tasheva , Julia
- Date: 2015-11-15
Film, Video[Children and man] 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
Film, VideoAsian-American Literature Today MacArthur Genius Fellow Yiyun Li reads from her work and discusses the state of Asian-American literature.
- Contributor: LI, Yiyun
- Date: 2014-10-30
Film, VideoThe Total Solar Eclipse of 2017 C. Alex Young spoke about the science and wonder of total solar eclipses. He explained the celestial mechanics of the eclipse, viewing opportunities and how NASA will study the sun and Earth during this rare event on August 21, 2017.
- Contributor: Young , C. Alex
- Date: 2017-06-15
Film, VideoParker String Quartet with Kikuei Ikeda, Viola The 2013 Stradivari Anniversary Concert featured the Parker String Quartet and violist Kikuei Ikeda performing on the Library's Stradivari instruments. The quartet performed Mendelssohn's String Quartet no. 3 in D major, op. 44, no. 1, and Shostakovich's String Quartet no. 9. They were joined by Kikuei Ikeda for the Dvorak String Quintet in E-flat major, op. 97.
- Date: 2013-12-18
Film, VideoHow to Read a Poem & Fall in Love with Poetry Washington Post Fiction Editor Ron Charles conducts an in-depth interview with poet Edward Hirsch.
- Date: 2014-04-23
Film, VideoDear Dorothy: Letters from Nicolas Slonimsky to Dorothy Adlow Electra Slonimsky Yourke talks with the Library's Kevin LaVine about "Dear Dorothy: Letters from Nicolas Slonimsky to Dorothy Adlow," a new collection of letters by her father -- musicologist, conductor and composer Nicolas Slonimsky.
- Contributor: Yourke, Electra Slonimsky
- Date: 2013-11-07
Film, VideoRobert G. Clark, Jr., oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Pickens, Mississippi, 2013-03-13. Robert G. Clark, Jr., describes the early life experiences that led up to his successful campaign for political office in the Mississippi Legislature, where he became the first African American elected since Reconstruction. He discusses his childhood in Pickens, Mississippi, and he describes the family farm that he now owns, his relationship to his family, and the expectations that they had of him to...
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Dittmer, John - Clark, Robert George
- Date: 2013-03-13
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Film, VideoQuestions are the Engines of Intellect: How to Stimulate Student Curiosity and Questions This session offers an opportunity to experience the evidence-based Question Formulation Technique and learn how to implement it with students the very next day. Part of the Library's 2016 online conference for teachers.
- Date: 2016-10-26
Film, VideoIcy Volcanism in the Outer Solar System Lynnae Quick discussed her research on using analytical methods to model volcanic and cryo-volcanic processes on the terrestrial planets and the icy moons of the outer solar system.
- Contributor: Quick, Lynnae
- Date: 2015-09-16
Film, VideoPreconcert Interview with Jennifer Higdon Composer Jennifer Higdon discusses her viola concerto.
- Contributor: Higdon, Jennifer
- Date: 2015-03-07
Film, VideoGertrude Newsome Jackson oral history interview conducted by LaFleur Paysour in Marvell, Arkansas, Gertrude Jackson recalls growing up in Madison, Illinois, and Marvell, Arkansas. She recalls organizing her community to renovate a local segregated school and becoming involved in the civil rights movement in rural Arkansas. She discusses assisting Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) fieldworkers Howard Himmelbaum and Myrtle Glascoe, working for Head Start, and starting a community center. Jackson's grandson is also interviewed.
- Contributor: Jackson, Gertrude Newsome - Paysour, Lafleur - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
- Date: 2010
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Film, VideoRMA flag service on the steps of New York Public Library, 1919
Roosevelt Memorial Association flag service on the steps of New York Public Library, 1919 On October 27, 1919 the Roosevelt memorial flag, which has been carried across New York State in TR's honor, is brought to rest at his grave in Youngs Memorial Cemetery, Oyster Bay, N.Y. Views of Samuel Abbott, originator of the memorial flag idea, placing the flag on TR's grave. Sequence of two young girls and a boy placing flower bouquet and flag through fence...
- Contributor: Kinograms Publishing Corp - Roosevelt Memorial Association - Urban, Charles - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress) - Lodge, Henry Cabot - Allen, Henry Justin - Thompson, William Boyce - Loeb, William - McAdoo, W. G. (William Gibbs) - Root, Elihu - Kansas. Governor ( : Allen)
- Date: 1919
Photo, Print, Drawing[Men in street] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
- Date: 1925