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  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Structures with thatched roofs] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    Artist Encounters: Paul Lewis, Pianist Renowned pianist Paul Lewis speaks with David Plylar about selected manuscripts of music by Beethoven, Schubert and Liszt, including transcriptions by Liszt.
    • Date: 2013-03-01
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    Impact of Miranda Warning on Human Rights in Eastern Europe In celebration of Human Rights Day, a panel of distinguished American and European politicians and scholars discussed address how American laws -- and specifically,the Miranda warning -- have affected human rights developments in Romania and the former Soviet Union.
    • Date: 2016-12-09
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    Guitar Homage to Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra Maestro Soler presented a guitar recital in honor of the 400th anniversary of the death of author Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.
    • Contributor: Soler, Fracesc De Paula
    • Date: 2016-09-16
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    Ken Burns on Literacy Ken Burns addresses the importance of literacy at the 2016 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Burns, Ken
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Lourdes, transport de malades, I
    Transport de malades, I | Lourdes, transport de malades, 1 | Collection of Lumière films from the Cinémathèque française | Lourdes, transporting the sick, I
    Patients are conveyed in carriages toward the shrine in Lourdes.
    • Contributor: Société Anonyme Des Plaques Et Papiers Photographiques - Cinémathèque Française Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
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    Italian Cuisine in the World Domenica Marchetti and Amy Riolo participate in a panel discussion on the history of Italian cuisine and culture worldwide.
    • Date: 2016-11-14
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Man sweeping in large building, Jerusalem area] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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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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    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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    Conversations About RDA: Capitalization, Abbreviations & Numbers Four Library of Congress bibliographic description experts provide tips and strategies for working with the RDA: Resource Description and Access instructions in a new training series titled "Conversations about RDA."
    • Date: 2015-05-20
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Necklaces] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    Men in the Arena Filmmaker J.R. Biersmith discussed his documentary film "Men in the Arena," about two Somali national soccer team friends chasing their dreams against impossible odds. It was shot in Somalia, Kenya and the United States.
    • Contributor: Biersmith, J.R.
    • Date: 2016-12-16
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    Interview with Howard Marotto, Naples, Italy, November 26, 20...
    • Contributor: George, Scott Edward - Marotto, Howard
    • Date: 2001-11-26
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    Anne Pearl Avery oral history interview conducted by Joseph M... Anne Pearl Avery remembers her childhood in Birmingham, Alabama, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and joining the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) at age sixteen. She recalls attending a SNCC meeting in Atlanta and being stranded and threatened in Marietta, Georgia, on the way home. She discusses her involvement in the Albany Movement, her many arrests for protesting, marching with William Moore, and participating in voter...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Avery, Anne Pearl
    • Date: 2011-05-31

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    Anne Ursu: 2014 National Book Festival Anne Ursu appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Ursu, Anne
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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    Eminent Copts in Egyptian history The power of Coptic music, ... videorecording | 1 video : digital : 4 3/4 in. | Subtitled by Aris Ebeid (General). Interview with Ragheb Moftah conducted on March 31, 1998 (Date). Duration 45:32 (General). Courtesy of Youssef Sidhom, Editor-in- chief, Watani Newspaper (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Watani - Moftah, Ragheb - Kamel, Adel - Sidhom, Youssef - Ebeid, Aris
    • Date: 1998
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    Jason Reynolds: 2016 National Book Festival Jason Reynolds discusses "Ghost" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Reynolds, Jason
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    The Original Black Elite: Daniel Murray & the Story of a Forg... The story of Daniel Alexander Payne Murray and the rise and fall of America's black upper class during the latter quarter of the 19th Century is the subject of a new book by Elizabeth Dowling Taylor, "The Original Black Elite: Daniel Murray and the Story of a Forgotten Era."
    • Contributor: Taylor, Elizabeth Dowling
    • Date: 2017-02-14
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    US-Canada Capital Poetry Exchange Suzanne Buffam, David O'Meara and Liz Howard recited their poetry in the first of an ongoing collaboration between Ottawa's VerseFest and the Library of Congress.
    • Date: 2017-03-30
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    Bob Milne at the Library of Congress an oral history with Jen... videorecording | 1 digital video file (1 hr., 7 min., 11 sec.) : sd., col. | Interviewer: Jennifer Cutting; piano: Bob Milne. (Cast). Courtesy of Bob Milne. (Permission). Bob Milne, ragtime pianist, discusses his experiences as a performer of ragtime music and demonstrates ragtime music performance style in an interview with Jennifer Cutting, Library of Congress. (Summary). Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, October 14,...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Milne, Bob, Pianist - Cutting, Jennifer - Coolidge Auditorium (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2004
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    Reading Like A Historian This interactive session explored the Stanford History Education Group's "Reading Like a Historian" curriculum and the research behind this free online resource. Participants examined a sample lesson plan and consider how to implement these materials in their classrooms.
    • Contributor: Wineburg, Sam
    • Date: 2015-10-27
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    Major General Shafter From Edison films catalog: The commander of the 5th Army Corps rides forward with a party of officers. He wears a white helmet, a broad expanse of shirt bosom and a general air of avoirdupois. 50 feet. $7.50.
    • Contributor: Shafter, William Rufus - Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
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    Taking President McKinley's body from train at Canton, Ohio
    Body leaving the train at Canton, Ohio | Body leaving the train, Canton, Ohio
    "Here, as in the other pictures, we secured a most advantageous location, and we present a life-size view of the casket containing the body of President McKinley as it is slowly and carefully taken from the window of the car which bore it from the Capitol to Canton. The casket is placed upon the shoulders of ten stalwart sailors and soldiers and borne to...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - McKinley, William
    • Date: 1901
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    Irving Fine Centennial Performance: Fine & Copland Pianists Oliver Hagen and Daniel Pesca perform the world premiere of David Henning Plylar's transcription of Irving Fine's "Toccata Concertante" for two pianos. The Chiara String Quartet is joined by clarinetist Alan R. Kay and pianist Daniel Pesca for a performance of Aaron Copland's Sextet.
    • Date: 2014-12-06
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    The Evil Genius of Psychoanalysis The mutual analysis between Dr. Sándor Ferenczi and Elizabeth Severn, which took place from 1925 to 1933, is considered one of the most controversial episodes in psychoanalytic history. The unconventional relationship between Ferenczi and Severn, an American psycho-therapist and author who lacked academic credentials, proved both taxing and enlightening for Ferenczi. Sigmund Freud and the orthodox analytic community condemned the analysis, calling Severn an...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-06-20
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    Buffalo 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
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    African-American Spirituals of the Civil War: Concert A performance by the Howard University Chorale and Baltimore City College High School Choir, as part of a Library symposium on African-American spirituals of the Civil War.
    • Date: 2013-03-30
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    Conversation with Justin Kauflin Justin Kauflin spoke with Karen Keninger and John Hanson and answered a variety of questions from the audience about his experience and career before his concert performance in the Coolidge Auditorium.
    • Date: 2014-10-22
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    Boat race
    U. S. N. Dept., boat race--"Indiana" | Boat race "Indiana"
    Two standard U.S. Navy eight-oar pulling boats, each commanded by a coxswain at the steering position in the stern, are seen abeam of one another. At a signal, both pulling boats begin moving and it can be seen that the camera was positioned on a vessel following the two competing pulling boats. The camera stays with the two boats until their destination is disclosed...
    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - McCutcheon, Wallace - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1904
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    Nightcap Conversation with Meredith Monk The visionary artist Meredith Monk's groundbreaking exploration of the voice as an instrument expands the boundaries of musical composition, creating landscapes of sound that unearth feelings, energies, and memories for which there are no words.
    • Contributor: Monk, Meredith
    • Date: 2015-10-30
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    Éwé Storytellers from Ghana Children's Africana Book Awards Winners, Agbotadua Togbi Kumassah and Anna Cottrell speak about their work with Harriet McGuire from Africa Access.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-11-10
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    Digressional Wanderings Na'ama Zussman discussed how digressions from the main subject in artist books carry the memory of a text, its physical form, its history, and shape a new entity.
    • Contributor: Zussman, Na'ama
    • Date: 2014-05-20
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    Mary & Gretel
    Mary and Gretel
    "Alice in Wonderland meets the Garden of Eden in this surreal fable of a drunk rabbit, bowling dwarfs, and the two bewildered girls of the title"--Origins of American animation 1900-1921 notes. "Mary & Gretel explore the forest and come across Rip Van Winkle, drunken woodsmen, and a bunny. They pluck magic flowers and a fairy appears and sends them home"--Silent animated films at the...
    • Contributor: Moss, Howard S. - Toyland Films - Peter Pan Film Corp - Afi/Ashton (James) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1917
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    Poets and Patriotism: The 200th Birthday of the Star-Spangled... A panel discussion on the national anthem with experts in music and history.
    • Date: 2014-07-03
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    Japanese and Russian peace delegates--leaving New York City, ...
    Japanese and Russian peace delegates arriving at Portsmouth, N.H., 1905 | Japanese and Russian peace delegates arrive at Portsmouth, N.H., 1905
    On Aug. 5, 1905, the Japanese and Russian delegations to the Portsmouth Peace Conference left New York City to board ships which would take them first to Oyster Bay to talk with TR and then to the conference in Portsmouth, N.H. Views at the wharf of the New York Yacht Club of the Japanese delegation boarding two U.S. Navy steam launches; part of the...
    • Contributor: Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1905
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    Do the Write Thing: The National Campaign to Stop Violence Approximately 60 middle school students accompanied by their families gathered at the Library of Congress to celebrate as winners of the "Do the Write Thing Challenge." A primary initiative of the National Campaign to Stop Violence, each year students are asked to write about their personal experiences with violence and make a personal commitment to ending violence in their lives.
    • Date: 2016-07-25
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    Great Books to Great Movies: 2014 National Book Festival Why are we drawn to movies based on the books we love? Is seeing believing or is reading enough? In this dynamic multimedia presentation and panel discussion at the 2014 National Book Festival, four great American novelists discuss and present film clips from movies that were based on their books.
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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    Robert McClary oral history interview conducted by Hasan Kwam...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Jeffries, Hasan Kwame - McClary, Robert
    • Date: 2013-03-09

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    Linda Ronstadt: 2013 National Book Festival Webcast Linda Ronstadt appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Ronstadt, Linda
    • Date: 2013-09-21
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    The Life of a Poet: Mary Szybist National Book Award winner Mary Szybist discusses her poetry with Ron Charles, editor of The Washington Post's Book World.
    • Contributor: Szybist, Mary
    • Date: 2014-09-17
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    La poule aux œufs d'or. Le châtiment de l'avare apothéose
    Châtiment de l'avare apothéose | Hen with the golden eggs. | Miser's punishment | Hen that laid the golden eggs. | Hen and golden eggs. | Dance film | Unidentified Pathe 1905 film.
    Beset by remorse, a man is about to slaughter a hen when the devil appears. When he takes his knife to the hen, an egg appears. It turns into a witch, casting a spell which causes the man to wake surrounded by giant hens laying giant eggs big enough for women to emerge from. Some of the women dance. The devil appears inset in...
    • Contributor: Velle, Gaston - Chomón, Segundo De - Mathieu, Julienne - Pathé Frères (France) - Pathé Frères (U.S.) - S. Lubin (Firm : Philadelphia, Pa.) - Afi/Vermont Historical Society Collection (Library of Congress) - La Fontaine, Jean De
    • Date: 1905
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    Panorama from the tower of Brooklyn Bridge
    Panorama from the tower of the Brooklyn Bridge | At the top of Brooklyn Bridge | Bird's eye view of N.Y. from Brooklyn Bridge | View from Bklyn Bridge tower in Bklyn | View from Brooklyn Bridge tower in Brooklyn
    The view was taken from the tower on the Brooklyn side of the bridge. As the film begins, the camera is looking southwest, towards the southern tip of Manhattan (the Battery). The camera pans very rapidly north following Manhattan's East River shoreline, across the bridge span itself and the bridge's New York side tower, following the shoreline further north towards Corlear's Hook, where the...
    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - American Mutoscope Company - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    Session 4/5: Foreign Implementation and Interpretation of th... This session explored how foreign laws have interpreted and implemented the relevant provisions of the WIPO Internet Treaties. A few members from the audience added final comments and views on the issued discussed during the day. Speakers included Karyn Temple Claggett, Maria Strong, Sofia Castillo, Joseph J. DiMona, Christian Genetski, Jane Ginsburg, Glynn Lunney, Jay Rosenthal, Matthew Schruers and Steven Tepp.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-05-05
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    Diane Muldrow: 2015 National Book Festival Diane Muldrow discusses "Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Disney Little Golden Book" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Muldrow, Diane
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    International Literature: Poets from Sweden Editors and translators Malena Mörling and Jonas Ellerström read in English and Swedish from their new book, "The Star By My Head: Poets from Sweden."
    • Date: 2015-09-29
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Men and pack animals crossing a river] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    Derek Anderson: 2014 National Book Festival NBA great Derek Anderson appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Anderson, Derek
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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    [Boats on river] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    American Humanitarianism in the Armenian Crucible: 1915-1923 Susan B. Harper delivered the 19th Annual Vardanants Day Armenian Lecture featuring historical photographs from the Library's collection as well as those of other institutions.
    • Contributor: Harper, Susan
    • Date: 2015-05-07
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    Louise Broadway oral history interview conducted by Will Grif... Louise Willingham Broadway shares her experiences of segregated education in Baker County, Georgia, and she discusses the lessons that her parents taught her when she was a child. Broadway describes her experiences as a mother sending her daughter to an all-white school. She also describes her involvement in the Baker County Movement, especially her work for a doctor who treated Freedom Riders.
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Griffin, Willie James - Broadway, Louise W.
    • Date: 2013-03-09

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    A History of Law in American Film Jessica Silbey presented a lecture that focused on the depiction of the courtroom process from the beginning of film in 1895 to the present day. She also discussed how the workings of the law has been shown in other forms of popular culture.
    • Contributor: Silbey, Jessica
    • Date: 2016-07-20
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    Concert: Celebration of Roman Totenberg Legendary violinist and teacher Roman Totenberg is celebrated with this evening of chamber music that features one of his former students, Mira Wang, with chamber music partners Jan Vogler and Antti Siirala. The program included Beethoven, Sonata for cello and piano in D major, op. 102/2; Harbison, Fantasy Duo for violin and piano; and Tchaikovsky, Piano Trio in A minor, op. 50.
    • Date: 2014-12-12
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    Why Don Quixote is the Best Work of Fiction According to 100 ... Hernán Sánchez Martínez de Pinillos discussed the life of Miguel de Cervantes and his great literary work, Don Quixote.
    • Contributor: Pinillos, Hern&aacute - N S&aacute - Nchez Mart&iacute - Nez
    • Date: 2016-10-21
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    Andrés Neuman: 2015 National Book Festival Andrés Neuman discusses "Talking to Ourselves: A Novel" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Neuman, Andr&eacute - S
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    First Dads: Parenting & Politcs from George Washington to Bar... Journalist and historian Joshua Kendall discussed his new book, "First Dads: Parenting and Politics from George Washington to Barack Obama."
    • Contributor: Kendall, Joshua
    • Date: 2016-05-17
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    Takacs Quartet motion picture | 1 videorecording ; 34 min. | Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, Washington, DC (Venue). November 13, 2012 (Date). Quartet in A minor, D. 804, "Rosamunde" / Schubert (Content). 4:3 Due to copyright restrictions, only excerpts from this item are available. (Standard Restriction). Motion Picture (Form).
    • Contributor: Tacaks Quartet - Schubert, Franz
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    Daniel Alarcón: 2015 National Book Festival Daniel Alarcón appears at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Alarc&oacute - N, Daniel
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    [Men with bows and arrows] 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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    The Discovery of Karamanlidika Constantia Constantinou discusses Karamanlidika classical literature with Fulbright scholar Selenay Aytac.
    • Contributor: Constantinou, Constantia
    • Date: 2016-09-12
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    Art from War: Documenting Devastation/Realizing Restoration Larson Fellow Tara Tappert discusses how different artistic approaches to the experiences of war trauma can be traced to the devastations of the First World War.
    • Contributor: Tappert, Tara
    • Date: 2015-01-22
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    Conversation with Frederic Rzewski & Charlton Lee David Plylar interviews composer Frederic Rzewski and violist Charlton Lee of the Del Sol String Quartet about their collaboration at the Library of Congress. Rzewski received a Library of Congress McKim Fund commission for "Satires," a work for violin and piano. The world premiere was given at the Library of Congress with Rzewski on piano and violinist Jennifer Koh on April 30, 2016.
    • Date: 2016-04-30
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    U.S. battleship "Indiana"
    United States battleship "Indiana" | U.S.S. "Indiana" coaling at sea | US battleship "Indiana"
    From Edison films "war extra" catalog: Taken at the Dry Tortugas, and shows the most powerful fighting machine in the world to-day as she lies at anchor taking on coal. The decks are covered with marines and sailors. An immense barge lies along side, from which a large gang of negroes are hustling "King coal" into the battleship, on whose decks the coal passers...
    • Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
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    Contemporary Issues in African-American Lives: 2016 National ... Three authors discuss contemporary issues and human rights movements: Angela J. Davis, "Arbitrary Justice: The Power of the American Prosecutor," Jabari Asim, "Only the Strong," and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, "From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 2016-09-24
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Brigadier General Eleazer A. Paine, Colonel of the 9th Illin... 1 photograph : glass plate negative ; plate 21 x 13 cm.
    • Date: 1861
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    Christopher Columbus Book of Privileges: The Claiming of a Ne... John W. Hessler, Chet Van Duzer and Daniel De Simone discuss the book "Christopher Columbus Book of Privileges: Claiming of a New World."
    • Date: 2014-10-28
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    Annette Gordon-Reed: 2015 National Book Festival Annette Gordon-Reed discusses "The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family" as part of a special celebration of Thomas Jefferson's Library at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Gordon-Reed, Annette
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    ATOS Trio in Concert Germany's acclaimed ATOS Trio brings impeccable musicianship and an exploratory edge to its renditions of piano trios old and new. The strings are featured in the premiere of a new Library of Congress commission by composer Michael Hersch. Ernest Bloch's three nocturnes offer a striking contrast to the first piano trio of his erstwhile student, Leon Kirchner. Beethoven's monumental op. 97 piano trio, dedicated...
    • Contributor: Atos Trio
    • Date: 2015-10-16
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    Basket ball, Missouri Valley College
    Basketball, Missouri Valley College
    The subject is a basketball game played between teams of girls. The film shows a section of a basketball court in the foreground, the backboard, and the basket. In the background is a three-story brick schoolbuilding. The short length of the film does not allow too much description of the activities.
    • Contributor: Weed, A. E. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1904
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    [People entering building, probably a mosque, Iṣfahān, Iran] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    TR at San Diego Exposition, 1915
    Theodore Roosevelt at San Diego Exposition, 1915 | Theodore Roosevelt attends San Diego Exposition, 1915
    Theodore Roosevelt attends the Panama-California Exposition on Roosevelt Day, July 27, 1915. He arrives at the United States Government Building in an open touring car with two men in the rear seat. The man who is wearing a ribbon on his coat appears to be George W. Marston, park commissioner. Gilbert Aubrey Davidson, president of the Exposition, and others greet Roosevelt and his party....
    • Contributor: Stineman, Ralph P. - Roosevelt, Theodore - Marston, George W. - Davidson, Gilbert Aubrey - Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1915
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    Terrible Teddy, the grizzly king "A burlesque on Theodore Roosevelt hunting mountain lions in Colorado and taken from the New York Journal and Advertiser. The scene opens in a very picturesque wood. Teddy with his large teeth is seen running down the hill with his gun in hand, followed by his photographer and press agent. He reconnoitres around a large tree and finally discovers the mountain lion. He kneels...
    • Contributor: Porter, Edwin S. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
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    Interview with Argento Chamber Ensemble An interview with composer Ann Cleare and conductor/composer Michel Galante, the artistic director of the Argento Chamber Ensemble. Presented in conjunction with the 2016 Founder's Day Concert, featuring the Argento Chamber Ensemble.
    • Date: 2016-10-29
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    CMA Songwriters Series 2013 Host Bob DiPiero returns in this annual event sponsored by the Country Music Association with three chart-topping colleagues: Ronnie Milsap, with 40 #1 hits over an impressive five-decade career taking in country, pop, R&B and gospel; the elegant Lorrie Morgan, with over six million records sold to date, a lifetime member of the Grand Ole Opry at 25 ("Five Minutes;" "Watch Me"); and songwriter...
    • Date: 2013-03-20
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    Joseph Ellis: 2015 National Book Festival Joseph Ellis and David M. Rubenstein discuss "The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Ellis , Joseph
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    William H. Taft in Panama.
    William Howard Taft in Panama
    On one of many visits to Panama, William Howard Taft inspects canal construction and visits ruins in what may be the Panamanian jungle. Views of crowd of men and women on dock, posing for camera; a tugboat pulls into unidentified harbor, with Taft and General George W. Goethals, chief engineer of the Panama Canal project, seated on upper deck; Taft and entourage in formal...
    • Contributor: Taft, William H. (William Howard) - Goethals, George W. (George Washington) - Taft, Helen Herron - Pezet, Federico Alfonso - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1910
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    A trip down Market Street before the fire The following is a scene-by-scene description of the film: [Frame: 0300 (part 1)] The film begins looking northeast on Market Street just west of the intersection of Hyde, Grove and 8th streets. The dark building at right is the Odd Fellows Hall and the grey building beyond (across 8th St.) is the Grant Building (1905). A white postal service automobile is at left center....
    • Contributor: Miles Brothers - Afi/Post (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
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    The Impact of the Cold War on US-Cuban Economic Relations, 19... Historiography on U.S.-Cuban relations has tended to cast an aura of inevitability on Fidel Castro-s Revolution--as well as on Cuba's clash with the United States after 1959. Indeed, much of the historiography suggests that it was Washington's hegem ...
    • Contributor: Pettina, Vanni
    • Date: 2012-05-17
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    Collections as Data: Conditions of Possibility In the closing keynote of the Library's symposium, "Collections as Data: Stewardship and Use Models to Enhance Access," Thomas Padilla discusses how agency, empowerment, and ethics can shape a data future that makes life worth living.
    • Contributor: Padilla, Thomas
    • Date: 2016-09-27
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    From Russia with Love: Illustrated Children's Books in Hebrew... Ann Brener follows Omanut Press from its beginning in revolutionary Moscow to its final relocation to Tel-Aviv in 1926, and shows images from some of their rare and beautiful children's books now preserved in the Library of Congress. Shoshana Zlatopolsky Persitz was the 24-year old founder of Omanut Press and its guiding spirit. It is to her that we owe some of the most...
    • Date: 2016-01-04
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    Either/Or Concert Either/Or, a New York-based contemporary music ensemble, performs Anthony Braxton's "Composition no. 222" (a McKim Fund in the Library of Congress commission), Richard Carrick's "La Scène Miniature," Beat Furrer's "Spur," Anna Thorvaldsdottir's "Ró," Selected Etudes by Ligeti (Taka Kigawa, piano) and Furrer's "Intorno al bianco." Richard Carrick conducts.
    • Contributor: Either/Or
    • Date: 2017-02-18
  • Film, Video
    Early Modern Globalization Through a Jesuit Prism José Casanova argues that the Jesuits were the first corporate group in history to think and to act globally. In the early modern era, Jesuits functioned as pioneer globalizers, making substantial contributions to the growth of connectivity and global consciousness around the world. This lecture examined the external and internal opportunity structures which made it possible for a Catholic missionary and teaching order such...
    • Contributor: Casanova, Jos&eacute
    • Date: 2017-05-25
  • Film, Video
    Making the Case for American Fiction: Connecting the Dots Elizabeth Taylor gives a lecture discussing trends in contemporary American fiction.
    • Contributor: Taylor, Elizabeth
    • Date: 2016-05-02
  • Film, Video
    Coded Letters, Concealed Love: The Larger Lives of Harriet Fr... Sara Day discussed the 25-year extramarital relationship of author and Unitarian minister Edward Everett Hale with Harriet Freeman, a woman of means with a strong interest in the sciences and nature conservation. Day discovered the affair while doing research in the 3,000 letters archived at the Library of Congress between Hale and the far younger Freeman. The letters were partly written in code, but...
    • Contributor: Day, Sara
    • Date: 2014-06-10
  • Film, Video
    Witter Bynner Fellowship Reading: Emily Fragos & Bobby C. Rogers Charles Wright introduces the 2015 Witter Bynner Fellows, poets Emily Fragos and Bobby C. Rogers, who read selections from their work.
    • Date: 2015-03-12
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Man with cart in front of jewelry store, Manila, Philippines] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
  • Film, Video
    Coil winding section E, Westinghouse works
    Westinghouse works. | Westinghouse works--Paper Print Collection. Compilation reel | Westinghouse works--Paper Print Collection. Compilation reel 1
    Rows of women are shown at tables with winding machines. They wind using material from spools behind them, apparently putting the finished products on the table in front of them. Various supervisory staff, male and female, walk through the aisles, checking the work of the women.
    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1904
  • Film, Video
    Conversation with Shigeyama Kyogen Troupe A conversation featuring Ippei Shigeyama from Japan's distinguished 400-year-old Shigeyama family prior to a concert at the Library. Cosponsored with the Japan Information and Culture Center, Embassy of Japan and the Japan Foundation, in collaboration with the National Cherry Blossom Festival.
    • Contributor: Shigeyama, Ippei
    • Date: 2017-03-21
  • Film, Video
    Claudia Rankine: 2015 National Book Festival Claudia Rankine discusses "Citizen: An American Lyric" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Rankine, Claudia
    • Date: 2015-09-05
  • Film, Video
    A Space Weather Report: Preparing Space Explorers for Bad Wea... C. Alex Young discussed the challenges of dealing with the harshness of space and making sure travelers can safely reach their destination as they reach for the planets and beyond.
    • Contributor: Young, C. Alex
    • Date: 2016-09-29
  • Film, Video
    Conversation with Jason Robert Brown Jason Robert Brown discussed his work and career with Mark Eden Horowitz of the Library's music division. This interview was conducted in conjunction with Brown's December 9, 2016 concert at the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Brown , Jason Robert
    • Date: 2016-12-09
  • Film, Video
    Juana Medina: 2016 National Book Festival Juana Medina discusses "Juana and Lucas" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Medina, Juana
    • Date: 2016-09-24
  • Film, Video
    Music in the Lincoln White House: US Marine Band "The President's Own" United States Marine Band performs a special program in commemoration of the Civil War Sesquicentennial. "Music in the Lincoln White House" traces the influence of composer/conductor Francis Maria Scala, who was leader of "The President's Own" during Abraham Lincoln's administration. On the program are works by Scala and contemporary composers, reflecting Lincoln's musical tastes.
    • Date: 2013-02-09
  • Collection
    The Sherman Holmes Project with Brooks Long & Phil Wiggins In this concert, Sherman Holmes and Brooks Long are joined by the great blues harmonica player Phil Wiggins.
    • Contributor: Wiggins, Phil - Holmes, Sherman - Long, Brooks - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2015-04-15
  • Film, Video
    [Two men by a structure, Afghanistan] 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, Video
    Marilynne Robinson on Literacy
    • Contributor: Robinson, Marilynne
    • Date: 2016-09-24
  • Film, Video
    Every Photo Is a Story Part 4: Explore the Photographer's Era In this five-part series, Kristi Finefield and Sam Watters discuss the ways to uncover the story in photographs, specifically a series of hand-colored lantern slides of historic gardens and homes created by Frances Benjamin Johnston in the early 20th century. In Part Four, Finefield and Watters discuss researching the era in which a photograph was made in order to discover events and movements that...
    • Date: 2013-05-02
  • Film, Video
    [People riding on elephants] 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, Video
    Voyage of the St. Louis A panel discussion on the 75th anniversary of the sailing of the refugee ship the St. Louis, "the saddest ship afloat" (New York Times). On May 13, 1939, over 900 Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi Germany left Hamburg, Germany. Turned away from Cuba, the U.S, and Canada, the St. Louis returned to Europe, a symbol of the world's indifference to the gathering Holocaust.
    • Date: 2014-05-19
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Children performing on a stage] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925