Film, VideoRachel Renee Russell: 2011 National Book Festival Rachel Renee Russell appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Russell, Rachel Renee
- Date: 2011-09-25
Film, VideoDiane Ackerman: Book Fest 07 Diane Ackerman appears at the 2007 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Ackerman, Diane
- Date: 2007-09-29
Film, VideoImages of America: Mount Vernon Author Patrick L. O'Neill, historian and archaeologist, discussed his book, "Images of America: Mount Vernon." In his lecture, he discussed how he researched diverse collections at the Library of Congress for his book and his challenges and successes locating and analyzing historic sites across the entire United States. Much of O'Neill's project research was conducted in the Humanities and Social Sciences and Geography and ...
- Contributor: O'neill, Patrick
- Date: 2005-02-10
Film, VideoUniversal Access to All Knowledge Brewster Kahle, digital librarian, director and co-founder of the Internet Archive, presented the second in this series of evening lectures on "Managing Knowledge and Creativity in a Digital Context" featuring some of the best known experts in digitally networked communications.
- Contributor: Kahle, Brewster
- Date: 2004-12-13
Film, VideoDrago Ensemble Concert videorecording | videorecording ; 49 min | Drago, Russia's preeminent Romani (Gypsy) ensemble, presented a lunchtime concert. (Content). Recorded April 27, 2009 (Date). The Drago Ensemble takes its name from the word "drag," which means dear or beloved person in both the Romani and Romanian languages. Drago was founded in February 2007 by a group of like-minded Saint Petersburg artists and musicians. Each of ...
- Contributor: Library of Congress
- Date: 2009
Film, VideoThe Harobed
- Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Purser, Margaret Sermons - Stewart, Fred
- Date: 1982-07-08
Film, VideoPatricia Schultz Patricia Schultz speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Schultz, Patricia
- Date: 2004-10-09
Film, VideoShirley Miller Sherrod oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Albany, Georgia, 2011-09-15.
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Sherrod, Shirley
- Date: 2011-09-15
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Film, VideoSpanish dancers at the Pan-American Exposition
Gypsy dance at the Pan-American Exposition The film was photographed from the area back of the midway of the Pan-American Exposition. The immediate background indicates the camera was in front of the living quarters of the gypsy dancing troupe. Several female gypsies in costume appear and dance. From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: GYPSY DANCE AT THE PAN-AMERICAN EXPOSITION. Unhaltbar. [code for telegraphic orders] The picture was taken in ...
- Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1901
Film, VideoWhen Washington Bailed Out Mom and Pop Marc Levinson discusses his book, "The Great A&P and the Struggle for Small Business in America."
- Contributor: Levinson, Marc
- Date: 2011-10-26
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, VideoThe burglar's slide for life From Edison films catalog: The first scene shows the interior of a room in an apartment house. A burglar enters and seeing a portable vapor bath in the corner of the room gets into it to hide. Presently two ladies enter. One is the lady of the house and she is evidently showing her friend through the rooms. The new vapor bath interests her ...
- Contributor: Porter, Edwin S. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1905
Film, VideoStories about Life in the Cosmos: Historical, Cultural, and Artistic Perspectives on Astrobiology Part three of the three-part Blumberg Dialogues on Astrobiology series that convenes scientists, social scientists, humanities scholars and writers from across the country and around the world to investigate the intersection of astrobiology research with humanistic and societal concerns.
- Date: 2015-08-06
Film, Video" Justice" by Roger Reynolds videorecording | videorecording ; 50 min | Composer Roger Reynolds' operatic work "Justice," commissioned for the celebration of the Library's Bicentennial in 2000, was performed in the Great Hall of the Library's Jefferson Building. Written for actress, soprano, percussionist, multichannel computer sound and real-time surround sound, "Justice" is based on the Greek tragedy of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon. The text was adapted from "Aeschylus and ...
- Contributor: Library of Congress - Reynolds, Roger
- Date: 2001
Film, VideoNASA's Desert RATS: Desert Research & Technology Studies The Black Point Lava Flow in northern Arizona offers a research haven for NASA's Desert Research and Technology Studies (RATS) team of scientists and engineers, because this rough, dusty terrain, with its extreme temperatures that swing from hot to cold, resembles other places in the solar system. On this bleak landscape, NASA crews can test robotic systems and extravehicular equipment; adjust and improve their ...
- Contributor: Bleacher, Jacob
- Date: 2012-02-14
Film, VideoMazouk from "L'Ag'Ya" Originally recorded on 16mm at various performances between 1943-1944, the film contains sections of Dunham works Tropics (6 minutes), with Miss Dunham as the Woman with the Cigar; Son (2 minutes); Rara tonga (4 minutes); Rhumba Jive (2 minutes), title also given as Rumba with a Little Jive Mixed In); Choros #1 (2 minutes); Batacuda (1 minute); Bolero (1 minute); L’Ag’Ya (10 minutes) Market ...
Film, VideoA World of Opportunity: Audio Visual Archives & the Digital Landscape Andrea Kalas delivers the keynote address, "Move Into The Middle: Digital Archiving 2016," at the 47th annual conference of the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives, hosted at the Library of Congress. Included are remarks by Ilse Assmann and David Mao.
- Date: 2016-09-26
Film, VideoWilliam Jay Smith William Jay Smith speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Smith, William Jay
- Date: 2004-10-09
Film, VideoKate Masur: An Example for All the Land In "An Example for All the Land: Emancipation and the Struggle Over Equality in Washington, D.C." (University of North Carolina Press, 2010), author Kate Masur offers the first major study in more than 50 years of the nation's capital during Reconstruction. The author's panoramic account considers grassroots struggles, city politics, Congress and the presidency, revealing the District of Columbia as a unique battleground in ...
- Contributor: Masur, Kate
- Date: 2011-01-12
Film, VideoRichard Peck: 2013 National Book Festival Richard Peck appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Peck, Richard
- Date: 2013-09-22
Film, VideoGold and diamond mines of South Africa Shows how gold and diamonds are extracted from the earth and processed in the province of Transvaal in South Africa. Pictures gold mining operations at the Joch Mine near Johannesburg and diamond mining operations at the Premier Mine in the town of Cullinan. Includes street scenes of Johannesburg and of Kimberley, the center of the world's largest diamond mining operations.
- Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - K.E.S.E. (Firm) - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1917
Film, VideoPhillip M. Hoose: 2015 National Book Festival Phillip M. Hoose discusses "The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and The Churchill Club" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Hoose, Phillip M.
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoThe Origins & Collapse of the Preclassic Maya in the Mirador Basin, Guatemala: Cultural & Natural Dynamics in the Cradle of the Maya Civilization According to Richard Hansen, the concentration of large cities in the Mirador Basin in the Middle and Late Preclassic periods (circa 1000 B.C. to A.D. 150) led to the construction of the largest pyramids on the planet, the largest ancient Maya cities, the first "freeway" system in the world and the first true state-level society in the Western Hemisphere.
- Contributor: Hansen, Richard
- Date: 2014-04-02
Film, VideoEric Pankey: 2015 National Book Festival Eric Pankey discusses "Crow-Work" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Pankey , Eric
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoConversation with Nick Kitchen & Gunther Schuller Violinist Nicholas Kitchen of the Borromeo String Quartet and composer Gunther Schuller discuss Schuller's compositions, including String Quartet no.4, which was performed as part of the 2011 Stradivari Anniversary Concert at the Library.
- Date: 2011-12-17