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    Birthright: The True Story That Inspired 'Kidnapped' No saga of personal hardship so captivated the British public in the 18th century as did the turbulent life of James Annesley, the presumptive heir of five aristocratic titles and scion of the mighty house of Annesley. Kidnapped at 12 years of age by his uncle, "Jemmy" was shipped from Dublin to America in 1728 as an indentured servant. Only after 12 more years ...
    • Contributor: Ekirch, A. Roger
    • Date: 2010-04-15
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    Mildred Pitts Walter oral history interview conducted by Davi...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Walter, Mildred Pitts
    • Date: 2013-03-01

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    The Library as Witness to Music History: The Case of the Sina... Dr. Kujumdzieva believes that the Library of Congress' microfilmed collection of musical manuscripts from St. Catherine's Monastery, Mt. Sinai, one of the oldest Christian monasteries in the world, are representative of music from the Byzantine era and, by extension, for all Orthodox music that entered the orbit of Byzantine Christian civilization. In her talk, she will examine Byzantine music in its various stages and ...
    • Contributor: Kujumdzieva, Svetlana
    • Date: 2010-05-06
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    In the Footsteps of Marco Polo: An International Symposium on... The Asian Division of the Library of Congress and the Embassy of Italy/Italian Cultural Institute, Washington DC presented a symposium titled "In the Footsteps of Marco Polo." Marco Polo is supposed to have arrived in China in 1275. Whether or not he himself was there, his work, "The Travels of Marco Polo," was widely circulated and regarded as containing the sum total of European ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2006-03-23
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    Son Jarocho Master Musicians: César Castro, Artemio Posadas &... The Alliance for California Traditional Arts curates a presentation of some of the key master artists and their apprentices from Northern and Southern California who are deeply integrated into the transnational cultural phenomenon of son Jarocho. During the 1970s this folk musical style from southern Veracruz, Mexico, underwent a revitalization. The central traditional social gathering, the fandango, was reinvigorated, widely popularizing the complex of ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-09-11
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    Teacher Resource: What is a Reference Librarian? Have you ever wondered what a reference librarian does at the Library of Congress? A conversation between 2015-16 Teachers in Residence Trey Smith and Tom Bober and three reference specialists.
    • Date: 2016-05-01
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    Excavations in Afghanistan and Central Asia The Near East Section of the African Middle Eastern Division at the Library of Congress sponsored at talk by Fredrik Hiebert titled "Excavations in Afghanistan and Central Asia."
    • Contributor: Hiebert, Fred
    • Date: 2008-08-19
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    The Candidate's a Dodger videorecording ; 4 min | Forms part of the Seeger Family Tribute Collection (Source). Recorded at the Library of Congress (Venue). 4:3
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Seeger, Pete - Seeger, Mike - Seeger, Peggy
    • Date: 2007
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    Malinche & Women in the Conquest of Mexico Gladys Ilarregui reads and discusses her poetry in Spanish.
    • Contributor: Ilarregui, Gladys
    • Date: 2011-03-28
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    David Tutera: Book Fest 05 Author David Tutera at the 2005 National Book Festival
    • Contributor: Tutera, David
    • Date: 2005-09-24
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    Contemporary Music Workshop with Ensemble Intercontemporain Members of Ensemble Intercontemporain led a workshop on performing and interpreting contemporary music as part of "France a la Bibliotheque."
    • Date: 2015-11-14
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    Surf at Monterey From Edison films catalog: The water breaks over the rocks, and is dashed into silvery spray, high into the air. Exceptionally fine water effects. 50 feet. $7.50. Advertised as part of the "Southern Pacific Company Series" (Edison films catalog): The Southern Pacific Company ("Sunset Route") offers special inducements to winter travelers, by reason of its southern route, thereby avoiding the extreme cold of the ...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blechynden, Frederick - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
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    Brendan Carey Block: Cape Breton Fiddle Music from New Hampshire Brendan Carey Block, a multi-faceted fiddler from New Hampshire, performs with his father, Rich Block, on bass and Flynn Cohen on guitar.
    • Contributor: Block, Brendan Carey
    • Date: 2009-05-28
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    William Martin: 2013 National Book Festival William Martin appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Martin, William
    • Date: 2013-09-21
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    President McKinley and escort going to the Capitol "The film begins by showing military personnel on horseback. The camera was positioned on a side street and photographed representatives of several different companies of American cavalry. Just as the film ends, foot soldiers and West Point cadets preceding the two horse-drawn carriages, one containing President McKinley's party, come into view"--Early motion pictures. "This most excellent picture was secured at the junction of Pennsylvania ...
    • Contributor: Porter, Edwin S. - White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
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    DPLAfest 2016: Digital Collections in the K-12 Classroom - Co... What are teachers and students looking for from digital collections and platforms? In this session, education project leaders from major institutions, through the lens of their individual projects, led a discussion on the big questions of digital GLAM (galleries, libraries, archives, museums) education outreach.
    • Date: 2016-04-14
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    Exchange of mail at rural P.O., U.S.P.O. The opening scene shows a yard in front of what seems to be a two-story house. A small boy is standing in front of the house near a post box fastened to one of the columns supporting the roof of the building. A horse-drawn rural delivery wagon drives up and a man gets out, delivers mail, gets back in, and drives the wagon out ...
    • Contributor: Weed, A. E. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    Clay Risen: 2014 National Book Festival Clay Risen appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Risen, Clay
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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    Suji Kwock Kim
    • Contributor: Kim, Suji Kwock
    • Date: 2004-10-09
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    Chronicling America and Building the National Digital Newspap... The National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP), a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and Library of Congress, is a long-term effort to create and provide permanent access to a searchable database of U.S. newspapers and digitized pages, selected for their historic content and value. The initial version of this rich digital resource is available from the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2007-11-06
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    Ownership & Contractual Issues The U.S. Copyright Office is undertaking a study to review the role of copyright law with respect to software-enabled consumer products. This session will explore the state of contract law vis-à-vis software embedded in everyday products, and how contracts such as end user license agreements impact investment in and the dissemination and use of everyday products, including whether any legislative action in this area ...
    • Date: 2016-05-18
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    D. W. Groethe -- Cowboy songs and poetry from Montana D. W. Groethe performs cowboy songs and poetry from Montana at the Library of Congress, July 20, 2005. videorecording | videorecording ; 58 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). July 20, 2005. (Date). Groethe, a working cowboy, performs his own compositions as well as traditional songs. (Content). D. W. Groethe was born and grew up in western North Dakota, the third generation descendant of ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Groethe, D. W. - Swaney, Alexandra - Bulger, Peggy A.
    • Date: 2005
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    The Long and Short of It Composer Paul Lansky is joined by Jack Marquardt and Tracy Jacobson of WindSync to discuss Lansky's "The Long and Short of It," a Library of Congress commission for woodwind quintet.
    • Date: 2015-10-24
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    Integrating Analytical Tools in Treatment Decision-making for... The ongoing technical study and conservation of an important 1513 hand-colored, printed edition of Ptolemy's Geographia at the Library of Congress has posed interesting challenges, especially in terms of the treatment of select maps that are in poor condition due to the presence of verdigris pigment on a poor quality paper, as well as a later restoration treatment. The speakers highlight the results of ...
    • Date: 2013-07-10
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    The Kislak Pirates Symposium: Panel I, 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 Mexico and Panama as silver and gold were transported across the Gulf of Mexico from Cuba to Spain. Pirates and privateers preyed on these vessels, often as commissioned agents sent out against ...
    • Date: 2007-12-08
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    Images 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
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    Bruce Feiler: 2006 National Book Festival Bruce Feiler speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Feiler, Bruce
    • Date: 2006-09-30
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    Yusef Komunyakaa: 2011 National Book Festival Poet Yusef Komunyakaa appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Komunyakaa, Yusef
    • Date: 2011-09-25
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    Opus 90: Celebrating 90 Years of Concerts from the Library of... Anne McLean discussed the history of the Concerts from the Library of Congress series, which has included concerts, lectures, symposia, and major radio broadcast projects since 1925. The lecture also provided an overview of the 90th anniversary season of the series.
    • Contributor: McLean, Anne
    • Date: 2015-01-23
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    Entreviste a un veterano para la Biblioteca del Congreso, Pro... Haga su parte: entrevistar a un veterano de Estados Unidos en su comunidad y presentar su audio o vídeo de la entrevista a la Biblioteca del Congreso, Proyecto de Historia de Veteranos.
    • Contributor: Narrator
    • Date: 2015-09-01
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    The Lever-lock Gate
    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wilson, William A. (William Albert) - Nichols, Jesse "tex"
    • Date: 1981-05-09
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    Archiving Email: Policy & Guidelines Development Perspective ... As part of a symposium on archiving email, presenters discuss the policy and guidelines development perspective and explore a cross-pollination of perspectives of how private, public and state government institutions are managing email to not only maximize long-term research value but also to comply with technical, legal, access and intellectual policy issues in processing email archives.
    • Date: 2015-06-02
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    Al Roker: 2015 National Book Festival Al Roker discusses "The Storm of the Century: Tragedy, Heroism, Survival, and the Epic True Story of America's Deadliest Natural Disaster: The Great Gulf Hurricane of 1900" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Roker , Al
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Introduction and History of the Library's Music Division Susan Vita makes a presentation on the Library's Music Division for the docent training program.
    • Contributor: Vita, Susan
    • Date: 2006-12-07
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    R.L. Stine: Bookfest 03 R.L. Stine at the 2003 National Book Festival
    • Contributor: Stine, R.L.
    • Date: 2003-10-04
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    Jane Smiley: 2010 National Book Festival Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jane Smiley appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Smiley , Jane
    • Date: 2010-09-25
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    Mem Fox: 2010 National Book Festival Author Mem Fox appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Fox, Mem
    • Date: 2010-09-25
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    Lower Broadway
    Street scene on Lower Broadway, NY City | Street scene on Lower Broadway, N.Y. City | Scene on Lower Broadway
    The film shows a view which appears to be looking north on Broadway at the intersection of Wall Street, in front of Trinity Church. The sidewalk along Broadway is crowded with people, and the traffic in both streets is very heavy. A horse-drawn streetcar passes in front of the camera [Frame: 2814], with a sign giving its destination as the "Courtland and Fulton Street ...
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    Holly Black: 2009 National Book Festival Children's and teens author Holly Black appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Black, Holly
    • Date: 2009-09-26
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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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    Ethnography, Identity and Ethnohistory: Studying Narrative in... Each year, indigenous languages around the world disappear with the death of their last living speaker. Jacqueline Messing believes that it is imperative for the social sciences and humanities to explain how and why people come to abandon their ancestral languages, as well as the role of colonialism, globalization and racism in this process. From a linguistic-anthropological and ethnohistorical perspective, she discussed identity emergent ...
    • Contributor: Messing, Jacqueline
    • Date: 2009-06-24
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    Nicholas Sparks: 2009 National Book Festival Nicholas Sparks, author of successful best-sellers turned into popular films appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Sparks, Nicholas
    • Date: 2009-09-26
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    Steve Vogel: 2013 National Book Festival Steve Vogel appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Vogel, Steve
    • Date: 2013-09-21
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    Blind Boys of Alabama II Fresh from their Grammy win, the Blind Boys of Alabama present a free, lunchtime gospel concert on the steps of the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Blind Boys of Alabama
    • Date: 2002-06-05
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    Chinua Achebe: 50th Anniversary of "Things Fall Apart" (After... Through his fiction and non-fiction works, Nigerian author Chinua Achebe has sought to repair the damage done to the continent of Africa and its people as a result of European colonization. This is best exemplified in his most famous novel "Things Fall Apart," one of the first African novels written in English to achieve national acclaim. Set in the 1890s, the novel deals with ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2008-11-03
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    Women's History and Food History: New Ways of Seeing American... Barbara Haber, distinguished women's history librarian and culinary historian, spoke on "Women's History and Food History: New Ways of Seeing American Life" in a program sponsored by the Science, Technology and Business Division. Haber told the Harvard University Gazette that cookbooks, as artifacts of social history, can illuminate the lives of people and culture in new ways. "Social history is all layering," Haber said. ...
    • Contributor: Haber, Barbara
    • Date: 2006-08-11
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    Michael Lind: 2008 National Book Festival Poet Michael Lind appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Lind, Michael
    • Date: 2008-09-27
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    Gary Haleamau: Traditional Hawaiian Music from Las Vegas Gary Haleamau and his band perform traditional Hawaiian slack-key guitar from Nevada, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
    • Contributor: Haleamau, Gary - Snetselaar, Rebecca - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2008-08-20
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    President Warren Harding's Love Letters A collection of approximately 1,000 pages of love letters between 29th U.S. President Warren G. Harding and his mistress, Carrie Fulton Phillips, is examined. Historian James D. Robenalt and archivist Karen Linn Femia shared their impressions about the Harding-Phillips correspondence and what they reveal about Harding's character and political views; his relationship with his wife; and implications for national security during World War I, ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-07-22
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    Hoda Kotb: 2010 Women's History Month Keynote Address Broadcast journalist and television personality Hoda Kotb delivers the keynote address for the Library of Congress's month-long celebration of Women's History Month. The event is sponsored jointly by the Library's African and Middle Eastern Division and the Library of Congress Professional Association.
    • Contributor: Kotb, Hoda
    • Date: 2010-03-19
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    Between European and Ottoman: Hellenic Grand Dragomans, Roman... By the nineteenth century, philhellenic Europeans had appropriated the classical Greek world as their distinct cultural patrimony. However, sources composed in the late 1600s and early 1700s by Ottoman dignitaries, Greek Orthodox intellectuals, and French and English travelers reveal a more fluid period when the Greco-Roman tradition exerted an influence on the perceptions all these (sometimes overlapping) groups had of themselves and one another. ...
    • Contributor: Leal, Karen
    • Date: 2009-08-20
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    [ Excerpt of "Live from Lincoln Center - An Evening with Dann... videorecording | Danny Kaye conducts the New York Philharmonic in a rendition of the overure to "The Thieving Magpie." (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
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    Sue Monk Kidd: Book Fest 05 Author Sue Monk Kidd at the 2005 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Monk Kidd, Sue
    • Date: 2005-09-24
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    Rendering Epic: Translator as Reciter Ahmad Sadri discussed his translation of the Persian classic, "The Shahnameh."
    • Contributor: Sadri, Ahmad
    • Date: 2015-10-30
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    George Will
    • Contributor: Will, George
    • Date: 2001-09-08
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    Tim Tingle: 2014 National Book Festival Tim Tingle appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Tingle, Tim
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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    Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba "Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba" is the dramatic story of one family, its business and its nation, paralleling Cuba's own development. The Bacardis of Cuba, builders of a rum distillery and a worldwide brand, came of age with the nation and helped define what it meant to be Cuban. Across five generations, Bacardi family members have held fast to their Cuban identity, ...
    • Contributor: Gjelten, Tom
    • Date: 2008-11-07
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    Hotel Vendome, San Jose, Cal.
    Vendome Hotel, San Jose, California
    "The world famous hotel, with crowded piazzas, which forms the background, is one of the best in the State of Califonia and is the principal stop for tourists en route to the famous Lick Observatory. The picture shows two four-horse coaches, two teams and two single horse carriages, loaded with tourists under the guidance of Mr. Ross, proprietor of the Mt. Hamilton Transportation Co., ...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blechynden, Frederick - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
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    Peering into the Storm: NASA's Exploration of Hurricanes Dr. Braun, a research meteorologist with Goddard Space Flight Center, provides an overview of questions that motivate NASA's research on hurricanes and describes how NASA addresses these questions with the use of satellites, aircraft field campaigns, computer modeling, and other instrumentation that are used to interpret hurricanes.
    • Contributor: Braun, Dr. Scott
    • Date: 2009-09-16
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    The Fortune Cookie Chronicles: Adventures in the World of Chi... Who writes those little messages in fortune cookies and how do fortune cookie makers get their lucky numbers? For that matter, where did fortune cookies originate - should the U.S., China or Japan claim credit? Did General Tso cook his own chicken, and why was there a lawsuit over who invented chop suey? If our benchmark for Americanness is apple pie, why do so ...
    • Contributor: Lee, Jennifer 8
    • Date: 2008-03-17
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    Holly Black: Book Fest 07 Fantasy author Holly Black in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Black, Holly
    • Date: 2007-09-29
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    96 Ranch Rodeo and Barbecue (1951)
    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J.
    • Date: 1951-00-00
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    Catching Glimpses of the Future of Libraries through Library ... Since 2003, the University of Rochester River Campus Libraries have been applying anthropological and ethnographic methods to the study of library users. Studies of the work practices of faculty and students have led to significant improvement in the Libraries' services, web presence and facilities. This presentation includes examples of the anthropology-based methods used to study users, some of the major findings, and how libraries ...
    • Contributor: Gibbons, Susan
    • Date: 2010-06-21
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    Sharon Creech: Book Fest 05 Author Sharon Creech at the 2005 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Creech, Sharon
    • Date: 2005-09-24
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    Congress: Crucible of American Democracy Though often treated by historians, political scientists and the American public as of lesser consequence than the Executive Branch, the U.S. Congress has historically served as the crucible of American democracy. In continual interaction and evolution as an institution, Congress has molded and directed national policy affecting the lives of virtually every American citizen. Its history is as diverse and complex as the nation ...
    • Contributor: Stathis, Steven
    • Date: 2008-05-29
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    Buffalo Bill--peaux rouges
    Buffalo Bill--redskins | Cirque Buffalo Bill--peaux rouges | Collection of Lumière films from the Cinémathèque française
    Indians from North America dance and perform in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • Contributor: Société Anonyme Des Plaques Et Papiers Photographiques - Cinémathèque Française Collection (Library of Congress) - Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show
    • Date: 1896
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    Michael Dirda: 2012 National Book Festival Michael Dirda discusses Sherlock Holmes and his creator, Arthur Conan Doyle, at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Dirda, Michael
    • Date: 2012-09-23
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    E.L. Konigsburg
    • Contributor: Konigsburg, E.L.
    • Date: 2004-10-09
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    Marce Lacouture with David Greely and Kristi Guillory Cajun M... videorecording | videorecording; 63 min. | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). June 23, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lacouture, Marce - Greely, David - Guillory, Guillory, Kristi - Owens, Maida - Ausetn, Theodocia
    • Date: 2012
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    Strickland v. Washington Conference: Keynote Address The Law Library and the Constitution Project cosponsored a day-long conference on the right to the effective assistance of counsel and, in particular, the case of Strickland v. Washington. Sandra Day O'Connor, retired Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, provided the keynote address and took questions from the audience. Justice O'Connor spoke of the impact of Strickland v. Washington and cited it as one ...
    • Contributor: O'connor, Sandra Day
    • Date: 2007-11-07
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    Contemporary Significance of Confucianism: Afternoon Session Is a philosophical system born in China 2,500 years ago still relevant in the 21st century? A panel of scholars attempted to answer this question in a symposium titled "The Contemporary Significance of Confucianism" Sponsored jointly by the Library of Congress and the University of Maryland, the conference included remarks by Hwa-Wei Lee, director of the Library's Asian Division; Chuan-sheng Liu, director of the ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2008-01-24
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    The New Deal Legacy and Contemporary Scholarship, Part 1 The "New Deal" Franklin Delano Roosevelt had promised the American people began to take shape immediately after his inauguration on March 4, 1933. The multi-faceted social, cultural and fiscal recovery program aimed to reform and reinvigorate national life, and to end the Great Depression. Many New Deal administrators believed that art could be a part of the daily lives of all Americans, not just ...
    • Contributor: Various - Brannan, Beverly W. - Birney, Alice L. (Alice Lotvin) - Breiseth, Christopher Neri - Camp, Charles - Clark, Robert William - Cleary, Beth M. - Cole, John Young - Dimunation, Mark G. - Gottesman, Laura ... Various - Brannan, Beverly W. - Birney, Alice L. (Alice Lotvin) - Breiseth, Christopher Neri - Camp, Charles - Clark, Robert William - Cleary, Beth M. - Cole, John Young - Dimunation, Mark G. - Gottesman, Laura - Kalin, Andrea - Katzman, Laura - Kazin, Michael - Kerst, Catherine Hiebert - McDannell, Colleen - Morgan, Mindy J. - Peatross, C. Ford - Rachleff, Peter J. - Remsberg, Rich - Sapoznik, Henry - Tidwell, John Edgar - Wiltsey, Tom - Zvonchenko, Walter - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress - National New Deal Preservation Association - United States. National Archives and Records Administration
    • Date: 2008-03-14
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    A romance of the rail From Edison films catalog: A series of railroad scenes of novel and amusing interest. It opens with a view of an imposing station showing a pretty girl, dressed in white, seated on a trunk awaiting the arrival of her train. A young man approaches, also dressed in white, and the two immediately fall in love. The Lackawanna Limited then rolls into the station and ...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    Jim Lehrer, Part 1
    • Contributor: Lehrer, Jim
    • Date: 2002-10-12
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    Scott Turow, Part 2
    • Contributor: Turow, Scott
    • Date: 2001-09-08
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    Maria Schneider Orchestra In this concert, award-winning composer and bandleader Maria Schneider conducts her 17-member orchestra made up of many of the finest jazz musicians performing today. She unveils her new Library of Congress commission, "Data Lords," created through the support of the Reva and David Logan Foundation, in memory of David Logan.
    • Date: 2016-04-16
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    Samizdat - Civil Disobedience & the Helsinki Process Gabor Demszky discussed the meaning of the Russian word "samizdat," a description of the Helsinki process as historical background of the press and subculture of samizdat, and the development of Hungarian media law since 1986 including its current implications.
    • Contributor: Demszky, Gabor
    • Date: 2013-12-09
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    Dorothy Foreman Cotton oral history interview conducted by Jo... Dorothy Foreman Cotton discusses growing up in rural North Carolina, attending Shaw University and Virginia State College, working as a housekeeper for the president of these colleges, Dr. Robert Prentiss Daniel, and meeting her husband, George Cotton. She discusses attending the Gillfield Baptist Church in Petersburg, Virginia, working with pastor Wyatt T. Walker on organizing civil rights protests and meetings, and meeting Martin Luther ...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Cotton, Dorothy F.
    • Date: 2011-07-25

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    James Meredith & the Ole Miss Riot In September 1962, James Meredith became the first African American admitted to the University of Mississippi. A milestone in the civil rights movement, his admission triggered a riot spurred by a mob of 3,000 whites from across the South and all-but- officially stoked by the state's segregationist authorities. The escalating conflict prompted President John F. Kennedy to send in 20,000 regular Army troops, in ...
    • Contributor: Gallagher, Henry T.
    • Date: 2012-11-27
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    Fred Chappell
    • Contributor: Chappell, Fred
    • Date: 2003-10-04
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    Cupid and Psyche
    Cupid and Psyche dance
    From Edison films catalog: By the Leanders. The dress of one consists of a pair of wings and a bow and arrow; the other represents a fairy. Bathers in all stages of dress and undress watch the graceful dance. 50 feet. $7.50.
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blechynden, Frederick - Leander Sisters - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Afi/Holt (H.L.) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
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    Corey Olsen: 2012 National Book Festival Corey Olsen discusses J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit" at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Olsen, Corey
    • Date: 2012-09-23
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    Becoming Madison: The Extraordinary Origins of the Least Like... Michael Signer crafted his biography of James Madison in a different way by focusing on the fourth president's youth. He characterized the book as "an intellectual and psychological biography of a young Madison before age 36."
    • Contributor: Signer, Michael
    • Date: 2016-12-06
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    [Easter Sunday, Atlantic City boardwalk] Crowds of people in their Easter finery parade on the boardwalk near Green's Hotel, and near a pier in Atlantic City. Some people ride in stroller chairs, one man pushes a baby carriage, and the ladies hold their hats to keep them from being blown off in the wind.
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1904
  • Film, Video
    National Security and the Constitution The Law Library of Congress hosted a panel discussion on "National Security and the Constitution." Law Library specialist and constitutional scholar, Louis Fisher, chaired the panel comprised of Brian McKeon, deputy staff director and chief counsel for the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, and Michael O'Neill, minority chief counsel and staff director for the Senate Committee on the Judiciary. The three discussed the constitutional ...
    • Date: 2007-09-12
  • Film, Video
    Re-Imagining the U.S. Civil War: Reconnaissance, Surveying an... Cartographers during the U.S. Civil War invented new techniques and mapped the country--both Union and Confederate territories--more accurately than ever before in the nation's history. The afternoon session of this day-long conference included presentations on "Mapping the New Coasts of War,""Shedding a Little Light: Early Photographic Techniques Used to Reproduce Maps" and a reenactment and demonstration of the surveying and cartographic methods of the ...
    • Date: 2011-05-20
  • Collection
    Robert Burns at 250: Poetry, Politics and Performance: Day Tw... To mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet, the American Folklife Center, in collaboration with the Scottish government as part of its Homecoming Scotland 2009 celebration, presented a free public symposium on Burns' life and work, as well as his impact on America and American culture. The afternoon featured a second panel discussion exploring Burns' relationship to the ...
    • Contributor: Various - Bennett, Margaret - Bulger, Peggy A. - Bold, Valentina - Cole, John Young - Cowan, Edward J. - Crawford, Robert - Edwards, Nat - Gray, Patricia H. - Kay, Billy ... Various - Bennett, Margaret - Bulger, Peggy A. - Bold, Valentina - Cole, John Young - Cowan, Edward J. - Crawford, Robert - Edwards, Nat - Gray, Patricia H. - Kay, Billy - Lambert, Marc - Miller, Ed - Newton, Cate - Ryan, Kay - Salmond, Alex - Sklarew, Myra - Winick, Stephen D. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009-02-25
  • Film, Video
    Authors, Attribution & Integrity 1: Overview of Moral Rights This introductory discussion focused on several topics, including the historical development of moral rights (including international treaty obligations), how moral rights differ from economic rights--philosophically, legally, and practically for authors, and a brief comparative overview of other countries' frameworks for moral rights and their effectiveness. The official transcript of this event has been published by the George Mason Journal of International Commercial Law. The ...
    • Date: 2016-04-18
  • Film, Video
    Finding Charity's Folk: Public Memory & the Construction of a... Jessica Millward discussed her book, "Finding Charity's Folk: Enslaved and Free Black Women in Maryland," where she places enslaved women in Maryland at the center of the long struggle for African American freedom.
    • Contributor: Millward, Jessica
    • Date: 2016-02-19
  • Film, Video
    The Iraqi Monarchy: A British Experiment in National-Building The African and Middle Eastern Division of the Library of Congress is sponsoring a series of lectures on Iraq history and society. Juan Romero delivered the first of a two-part lecture based on research for an upcoming book. The first lecture was titled "The Iraq Monarchy: A British Experiment in Nation Building."
    • Contributor: Romero, Juan
    • Date: 2009-02-17
  • Film, Video
    Interview with Jessica Horner, Naples, Italy, November 15, 2001
    • Contributor: George, Scott Edward - Horner, Jessica
    • Date: 2001-11-15
  • Film, Video
    OSIRIS-REx: First U.S. Mission to Return Samples from an Aste... 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
  • Film, Video
    Susan Richards Shreve: 2012 National Book Festival Susan Richards Shreve appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Shreve, Susan Richards
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Film, Video
    American Roots: Hairdressers & Beauty Shop Culture in America Candacy Taylor discusses hairdressers and beauty shop culture. Although the practice of styling hair may appear to be based in vanity, hairdressing traditions and styling practices reflect our belief systems about race, class and cultural production. From the hills of San Francisco to the hills of the Appalachian Mountains; from the tip of Provincetown, Mass., to the tip of the Gullah Geechee Islands in ...
    • Contributor: Taylor, Candacy
    • Date: 2014-05-01
  • Film, Video
    Jack Kemp: A Congressman Who Changed America A discussion on Jack Kemp's congressional career, leadership and influence on the Republican Party and the nation.
    • Contributor: Kondracke, Morton
    • Date: 2013-06-04
  • Film, Video
    Marvels of Roadside & Main Street America: John Margolies The eccentric landmarks glimpsed on a road trip through a car window and the changing commercial vistas on familiar hometown streets can reveal much about America's past and present. John Margolies has made a life's work of documenting and sharing such monuments and environments in photographs, packed lectures and popular books. Scholars of design, photography, commercial vernacular and automotive culture gathered at the Library ...
    • Date: 2011-03-09
  • Film, Video
    Calefax Reed Quintet A performance by the Calefax Reed Quintet, including Ockeghem's "Mort, tu as navré de ton dart", Franck's "Prélude, fugue et variation, op. 18", Selected Studies for Player Piano by Nancarrow, Richard Strauss' "Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, op. 28" and Selections from Shostakovich's Preludes and Fugues, op. 87.
    • Contributor: Calefax Reed Quintet
    • Date: 2015-02-04
  • Film, Video
    Jan Brett: National Book Festival 2008 Children's author and illustrator Jan Brett appears at the 2008 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Brett, Jan
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Film, Video
    Admiral Dewey receiving the Washington and New York committees
    Spanish-American war; Dewey homecoming, New York City. | Reception committee aboard the "Olympia" | Committee of Arrangements' visit to Admiral Dewey
    From Edison films catalog: Showing Committee of Arrangements' visit to the Admiral on board the U.S. Cruiser Olympia. 100 feet. $15.00
    • Contributor: Dewey, George - Miles, Nelson Appleton - Sampson, William Thomas - Pruden, Octavius Longworth - White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Brook Foundation Collection (Library of Congress) - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1899
  • Film, Video
    Muhammed ibn Dawud: The Man of Our Times & the Abbassid Langu... Jennifer Tobkin discusses Muhammad ibn Dawud al-Isfahani (d. 297/909), compiler of an anthology of poetry called "Kitab al-Zahra" ("The Book of the Flower") and author of some 500 lines of poetry in it as well as commentary on poems by other poets. Ibn Dawud is arguably more famous for the legend that he died from love for a male friend than for any of ...
    • Contributor: Tobkin, Jennifer
    • Date: 2013-07-25