Film, VideoCuba & Florida: Exploration on a Historical Connection, 1539-1991 In the annual Kislak Lecture, Miguel Bretos looks at the Cuban presence in "La Florida" from the time of Ponce de Leon, almost 500 years ago, through the late 20th century.
- Contributor: Bretos, Miguel
- Date: 2011-04-21
Film, VideoPreservation Aesthetics Shannon Mattern discusses the aesthetics of preservation at the annual Digital Preservation meeting.
- Contributor: Mattern, Shannon
- Date: 2014-07-22
Film, VideoThe Man Who Invented Fiction: Cervantes & the Modern World William Egginton discussed his new book, "The Man Who Invented Fiction: How Cervantes Ushered in the Modern World."
- Contributor: Egginton, William
- Date: 2016-12-02
Film, VideoFabio Bonnizoni : Pre-Concert Lecture motion picture | 1 videorecording ; 48 min. | Whithall Pavillion, Library of Congress, Washington, DC (Venue). November 29, 2012 (Date). 4:3 Motion Picture (Form).
- Contributor: Bonizzoni, Fabio - Boomhower, Daniel F.
Film, VideoWaterfall in the Catskills From Edison films catalog: Beautiful water effects at Haines' Falls, a most picturesque and charming mountain cataract. The wild and rugged surroundings are very impressive. 50 feet. $7.50.
- Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1897
Film, VideoDunham Technique: Leg swings with two circles In 2002, with funds from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Library of Congress undertook the documentation of Katherine Dunham’s dance technique. Included in this website are clips on breathing; contractions; fall and recovery; pull-through contraction or full body roll; second position plié with footwork; second position plié with parallel stretch in fourth position; second position plié with contraction and release variations; advanced second ...
Film, VideoLoving vs. Virginia Patricia Hruby Powell and Shadra Strickland discussed their book for young people, "Loving vs. Virginia" about a famous legal case that cleared the way for interracial marriage in the United States. The event was supported by the Jonah S. Eskin Memorial Fund of the Library of Congress. The fund was established to honor the late son of Marcia and Barnet Eskin.
- Date: 2017-05-03
Film, VideoGwendolyn Zoharah Simmons oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Gainesville, Florida, 2011-09-14.
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Simmons, Gwendolyn Zoharah
- Date: 2011-09-14
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Film, VideoTimbuktu Manuscipts and the Efforts to Maintain the Desert The curator of the Mamma Haidara Memorial Library in Timbuktu, Mali, presented a lecture related to and illustrative of the exhibit "Ancient Manuscripts from the Desert Libraries of Timbuktu." Though known to African communities for generations, the recognition of these texts by Western academics has created a breakthrough in recent scholarship. Once believed to be based solely on oral tradition, African culture also has ...
- Contributor: Haidara, Abdel Kader
- Date: 2003-09-03
Film, VideoAn artist's dream From Edison films catalog: The scene opens in the interior of an artist's studio. Mephisto appears mysteriously and signals the pictures to come to life. They step down from the frames and walk forward, admiring their costumes. Mephisto then touches the artist on the shoulder, awaking him, and disappears. The artist, after rubbing his eyes, sees the picture on his right hand side and ...
- Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1900
Film, VideoExploding a Whitehead torpedo "The torpedo was exploded in fifteen fathoms of water. The picture shows the water, mud and rocks being thrown high up in the air, and will give an idea of the destructiveness of one of these missiles. 25 feet"--Edison films catalog.
- Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1900
Film, VideoDPLAfest 2016: Smithsonian, Library of Congress, National Archives: Opportunities & Challenges for Working Together With the 100th anniversary of the US entry in World War I next year, the Library of Congress, Smithsonian Institution, and National Archives are working together on a project to bring new WWI content to museums, teachers and coders. The collaboration and content on this project are unique. Panelists discuss the WWI project, the collaboration, and the barriers that can slow organizations from working ...
- Date: 2016-04-14
Film, VideoBARD Express: Browsing the BARD Collection Judy Dixon provides a tutorial on how to browse the BARD collection with BARD Express.
- Contributor: Dixon, Judy
- Date: 2016-06-22
Film, VideoKwame Alexander: 2015 National Book Festival Kwame Alexander discusses "The Crossover" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Alexander, Kwame
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoNobel Laureate Herta Müller The Library of Congress, in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut, presented a reading and discussion withNobel Laureate Herta Müller, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2009. The event which was co-sponsored by the Poetry and Literature Center and the European Division of the Library of Congress included a reading by Müller, who is a novelist, poet and essayist, and a discussion moderated by ...
- Contributor: Mü - Ller, Herta
- Date: 2012-05-15
Film, VideoJuan Gabriel Vásquez: 2015 National Book Festival Juan Gabriel Vásquez and NPR's Bilal Qureshi discuss "Lovers on All Saints' Day: Stories" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Vá - Squez, Juan Gabriel
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoPat Mora: Book Fest 05 Author Pat Mora at the 2005 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Mora, Pat
- Date: 2005-09-24
Film, VideoAdam Johnson: 2013 National Book Festival Adam Johnson appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Johnson, Adam
- Date: 2013-09-22
Film, VideoJohn Riordan: 2015 National Book Festival John Riordan discusses "They Are All My Family: A Daring Rescue in the Chaos of Saigon's Fall" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Riordan, John
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoLeeza Gibbons: Book Fest 05 Author and journalist Leeza Gibbons at the 2005 National Book Festival
- Contributor: Gibbons, Leeza
- Date: 2005-09-24
Film, VideoLibrary of Congress Song of America Tour with Thomas Hampson, January 17, 2006, Saint Paul, MN Presented by the Schubert Club International Artist Series. (General). Performed at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, Saint Paul, Minnesota. (General). Thomas Hampson, baritone; Wolfram Rieger, piano. (General). Courtesy of The Schubert Club. (Copyright Notice). Due to copyright restrictions, only certain tracks from this item are available. (Standard Restriction).
- Contributor: Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
- Date: 2006
Film, VideoHow About That! The Life of Mel Allen Stephen Borelli, baseball editor of USA Today Sports Weekly, discussed his new book, "How About That! The Life of Mel Allen," the first biography of Allen, one of the most famous sports broadcasters in American history. CNN's Larry King praised the volume as "a wonderful book about a wonderful life; I knew and loved Mel Allen and Borelli captures him in full measure." The ...
- Contributor: Borelli, Stephen
- Date: 2005-10-18
Film, VideoGrowing Up Gullah Dorothy Browner-Hubler discusses growing up Gullah in South Carolina and Maryland.
- Contributor: Browner-Hubler, Dorothy
- Date: 2012-02-28
Film, VideoLibrary of Awesome: Lynda Carter During "Library of Awesome," a pop-up exhibition featuring items from the Library's comic-book collections presented in conjunction with the Washington, D.C. Awesome-Con comics convention, Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden interviewed Lynda Carter, the actress known for her role as Wonder Woman in the 1970s television series, to a packed house in the Library's Coolidge Auditorium.
- Date: 2017-06-17
Photo, Print, Drawing[Marketplace with baskets and pottery] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
- Date: 1925