Film, VideoArrival of the Governor General, Lord Minto, at Quebec
Arrival of Governor General Lord Minto at Quebec | Arrival of Governor General, Lord Minto at Quebec From Edison films catalog: This picture shows the Governor General, the Earl of Minto, accompanied by the Countess of Minto and their household, crossing the river in ice canoes. On the Quebec ...
- Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1901
Film, VideoRuth Crawford Seeger, Modernist Composer in the Folk Revival: Biography as Music History In the first of a Music Division lecture series presenting members of the American Musicological Society who have completed research in the division's unique collections, Judith Tick discusses aspects of her work ...
- Contributor: Tick, Judith
- Date: 2008-03-26
Film, VideoFrom Ptolemy to Pilgrimage: Images of Late Antiquity in Geography, Travel & Cartography A survey of Greek and Latin geographical tradition during Late Antiquity (c. 200-600 CE), when various genres of travel narrative rose to prominence. Scott Johnson links this mode of writing to the ...
- Contributor: Johnson, Scott
- Date: 2011-06-09
Film, VideoDemons of the Mind: Ebb and Flow in the Sea of Sadness, Part 1 The Office of Scholarly Programs, in conjunction with the Dana Foundation, Heinz Family Philanthropies and the National Institute of Mental Health, sponsored a two-day conference, "Demons of the Mind: 21st Century Science ...
- Date: 2006-04-19
Film, VideoBARD Mobile iOS: How to Navigate an Audiobook Judy Dixon provides a tutorial on how to navigate an audiobook with the BARD Mobile app for iOS devices.
- Contributor: Dixon, Judy
- Date: 2013-09-01
Film, VideoThe Kislak Pirates Symposium: Panel II, part 1 Within some 50 years of its discovery, the Americas became a great and growing source of wealth for the Spanish crown. Silks, spices, precious metals and gems flowed across the Pacific to ...
- Date: 2007-12-08
Film, VideoThe Early Herblock Scholar Warren Bernard discussed Herb Block's early life and the rise of his career as a political cartoonist in one of several outreach programs for the "Herblock!" exhibition at the Library of ...
- Contributor: Bernard, Warren
- Date: 2009-10-30
Film, VideoBerlioz, 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
Film, VideoNewsDiffs: Tracking Online News Over Time The Internet has ushered in a 24-hour news cycle, and newspapers often hastily publish articles. While print editions run once, several subsequent versions can be published online. Many changes are innocuous, but ...
- Contributor: Price, Eric
- Date: 2014-02-20
Film, VideoJoan Trumpauer Mulholland oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Arlington, Virginia, 2013-03-17.
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Dittmer, John - Mulholland, Joan Trumpauer
- Date: 2013-03-17
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Film, VideoJulia Matilda Burns oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Tchula, Mississippi, 2013-03-13. Julia Matilda Burns describes her experience in segregated schools in Humphreys County, Mississippi, where she grew up. After becoming a teacher at Marshall High School in Belzoni, Mississippi, she began to take ...
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Dittmer, John - Burns, Julia Matilda
- Date: 2013-03-13
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Film, VideoU.S. cruiser "Olympia" leading naval parade
United States cruiser "Olympia" leading naval parade | US cruiser "Olympia" leading naval parade | U. S. cruiser "Olympia" firing salute "We equipped eight parties on the occasion of Admiral Dewey's arrival in New York Harbor, Wednesday, September 27th, 1899, and secured the following excellent moving pictures of the Admiral and his great ...
- Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress) - Dewey, George
- Date: 1899
Film, VideoElmer Kelton and Lucia St. Clair Robson: 2006 National Book Festival Elmer Kelton speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
- Date: 2006-09-30
Film, VideoHistory of Educa Vision Leaders of the pioneering educational publishing company "Educa Vision" recorded an oral history of their enterprise. Speakers were founder and publisher Fequiere Vilsaint, author and vice-president Maude Heurtelou and Carol Hollander, editor ...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2011-06-13
Film, VideoUncle Josh at the moving picture show "Here we present a side-splitter. Uncle Josh occupies a box at a vaudeville theatre, and a moving picture show is going on. First there appears upon the screen a dancer. Uncle Josh ...
- Contributor: Manley, Charles - Porter, Edwin S. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1902
CollectionDecoration Day in the Mountains Decoration Day is a late spring or summer tradition that involves cleaning community cemeteries, decorating them with flowers, holding religious services in cemeteries, and having dinner on the ground. These commemorations seem ...
- Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
- Date: 2011-07-07
Film, VideoGolden Moments in Sports Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Ron Barr has interviewed some of the most legendary sports figures in the history of athletic competition, including John Wooden, Dale Earnhardt, Mickey Mantle, R.A. Dickey, Willie Mays, Bill ...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2014-03-14
Film, VideoBibliographic Framework Initiative (BIBFRAME) Update Forum, June 2014 The Bibliographic Framework Initiative (BIBFRAME) is a major community challenge to provide an alternative to the deeply embedded MARC formats that will be more compatible with the Internet and linked data environment, ...
- Date: 2014-06-29
Film, VideoReflections from South Africa: Libraries and Society Change Ellen R. Tise, president-elect (2007-2009) of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), gave an informative presentation on the transformation of libraries and the library profession in South Africa titled ...
- Contributor: Tise, Ellen
- Date: 2008-02-04
Film, VideoElmer Dixon oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Seattle, Washington, Elmer Dixon discusses his childhood in Chicago, Illinois and Seattle, Washington, where he marched with Martin Luther King, Jr., and heard Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) leader Stokely Carmichael speak. At 17 ...
- Contributor: Dixon, Elmer - Cline, David P. - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
- Date: 2013
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Film, VideoSnow Byte & the Seven Formats: A Digital Preservation Fairy Tale From the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program, the never-before published tale of Snow Byte and the Seven Formats.
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2013-06-24
Film, VideoLove Songs: The Hidden History Ted Gioia discussed the history of love songs in the human experience, ranging from ancient civilizations to current popular culture.
- Contributor: Gioia, Ted
- Date: 2016-02-11
Film, VideoMy Irish Song of Songs Janet McKinney explores Irish-American identity in popular song and musical theater, as evidenced in the sheet music and recording collections at the Library of Congress.
- Contributor: McKinney, Janet
- Date: 2016-03-15
Film, VideoBooks in Translation Panel: 2014 National Book Festival Ever wonder what it takes to translate a great work of literature from another language into English? Why are translators the unsung heroes of the literary world? What can we learn from ...
- Date: 2014-08-30
Film, VideoA 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 ...
- Contributor: Silbey, Jessica
- Date: 2016-07-20
Film, VideoLiterary Birthday Celebration: Flannery O'Connor Novelists Bonnie Jo Campbell and Emily Mitchell celebrate the birthday of American writer Flannery O'Connor by reading selections from her work and discussing her influence on their own writing.
- Date: 2016-03-25
Film, VideoOrigins & Variety of Movable Structures in the Book Format Toy and moveable books have fascinated and entertained children and adults alike for centuries. This talk explores the origins and variety of movable structures in the book format. Focusing on the innovative ...
- Contributor: Denslow, Sarah
- Date: 2014-01-30
Film, VideoDavid Baldacci: 2009 National Book Festival Trial and corporate attorney turned author David Baldacci appears at the National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Baldacci, David
- Date: 2009-09-26
Film, VideoKareem Abdul-Jabbar: 2016 National Book Festival Kareem Abdul-Jabbar discusses "Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White" with Kevin Merida, executive editor of The Undefeated at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival ...
- Contributor: Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem
- Date: 2016-09-24
Film, VideoThe carrot caterpillar
Chenille de la carotte The carrot caterpillar hides among and feeds on the leafy foliage in carrot fields. A man demonstrates how difficult it is to detect and remove them from the carrot plants. They propel ...
- Contributor: Pathé Frères (France) - Pathé Frères (U.S.) - Afi/Nichol (Donald) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1911
Film, VideoAndrew Solomon: 2013 National Book Festival Andrew Solomon appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Solomon, Andrew
- Date: 2013-09-21
Film, VideoJudgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr. and the Laws That Changed America Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nick Kotz discussed his new book, "Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr. and the Laws That Changed America" (Houghton Mifflin, 2005), where he draws upon newly ...
- Contributor: Kotz, Nick
- Date: 2005-03-01
Film, VideoModel City: Buildings and Projects by Paul Rudolph for Yale and New Haven In this lecture, Timothy M. Rohan from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, discusses the exhibition he curated, "Model City: Buildings and Projects by Paul Rudolph for Yale and New Haven," which draws ...
- Contributor: Rohan, Timothy
- Date: 2008-12-16
Film, VideoJapanese Influences in 20th Century American Music The history of the cross-cultural interaction between American composers and Japan is documented in unpublished and published scores, manuscripts, and correspondence held, often uniquely, in the Music Division of the Library of ...
- Contributor: Sheppard, W. Anthony
- Date: 2010-10-25
Film, VideoRecovering the Memory of a Muslim World Hero: Emir Abdel-Kader, 1808-1883 John W. Kiser, author of "Commander of the Faithful: The Life and Times of Emir Abd el-Kader" presented a lecture titled "Recovering the Memory of a Muslim World Hero: Emir Abdel-Kader, 1808-1883" ...
- Contributor: Kiser, John W.
- Date: 2009-04-28
Film, VideoUnsettled: Refugee Camps in Britain from the Suez Crisis to Idi Amin Historian Jordanna Bailkin examines two sets of British camps that served the refugees of decolonization: Anglo-Egyptians in 1956 and Ugandan Asians in 1972. Part of the 10th International Seminar on Decolonization.
- Contributor: Bailkin, Jordanna
- Date: 2015-07-22
Film, VideoSvetlana Kim Delivers the 2009 Asian Pacific American History Month Keynote Author Svetlana Kim delivered the keynote address for the Library's 2009 celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. She discussed her new book, "White Pearl and I: A Memoir of a Political ...
- Contributor: Kim, Svetlana
- Date: 2009-05-07
Film, VideoThe Most Musical Nation: Jews & Culture in the Late Russian Empire James Loeffler discusses the role of music in the formation of modern Jewish identity in 19th- and 20th-century Russia in his new book, "The Most Musical Nation: Jews and Culture in the ...
- Contributor: Loeffler, James
- Date: 2010-11-04
Film, VideoThe Fight to Vote Michael Waldman discusses his new book, "The Fight to Vote," where he analyses a crucial American struggle: actions to define and defend government based on the consent of the governed. From the ...
- Contributor: Waldman, Michael
- Date: 2016-07-14
Film, VideoRulemaking Process: Evidentiary & Procedural Issues The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), codified in part in 17 U.S.C. §1201, makes it illegal to circumvent technological measures used to prevent unauthorized access to copyrighted works, including copyrighted books, movies, ...
- Date: 2016-05-19