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    The Hungry Steppe: Famine, Violence & the Making of Soviet Kazakhstan Kluge Fellow Sarah Cameron analyzes a little-known episode of Stalinist social engineering, the Kazakh famine of 1930-33, which led to the death of more than 1.5 million people, a quarter of Soviet Kazakhstan's population. Using memoirs, oral history accounts, and archival documents, she explores the stories of those who lived through the famine, asking how this crisis reshaped Soviet Kazakhstan and what it meant ...
    • Contributor: Cameron, Sarah
    • Date: 2016-10-20
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    Leipzig String Quartet With a program featuring a Romantic era classic by Borodin and favorites by Debussy and Stravinsky, the Leipzig String Quartet demonstrated some of their most dramatic works, highlights from their 50 recordings.
    • Contributor: Leipzig String Quartet
    • Date: 2015-03-21
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    Racing at Sheepshead Bay From Edison films catalog: The finish and weighing out of a running race with nine starters. Won by famous Clifford, Sloane up. 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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    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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    Beyond the Bubble: A New Generation of Historical Thinking Assessments During this session, participants learned how to use free online assessments designed by the Stanford History Education Group that incorporate documents from the Library of Congress archives. Part of the Library's 2016 online conference for teachers.
    • Contributor: Breakstone, Joel
    • Date: 2016-10-25
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    Charles Wright Inaugural Reading as Poet Laureate Charles Wright gives his inaugural reading as the 20th Poet Laureate Consultant to the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Wright, Charles
    • Date: 2014-09-25
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    Band drill From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: From "Milk White Flag." Marching band with leader at the head.
    • Contributor: Dickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy-Laurie) - Heise, William - Baldwin, Frank - Boardman, Fred W. - Cushing, Willia - Dorsch, Ad. - Brown, E. P. - Boardman, J.F - Goddard, George - Balch, E. F. - Pfarr, Paul - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1894
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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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    The Sultan's Gift: Book Diplomacy in the Early Hamidian Period Guy Burak spoke about his work with the Abdul Hamid collection, a reflection of the Ottoman Empire during the reign of one of its last sultans, Abdul-Hamid II.
    • Contributor: Burak, Guy
    • Date: 2016-04-07
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    Sailors and Daughters: Early Photography and the Indian Ocean Erin Haney discussed "Sailors and Daughters," an online exhibition from the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art. This exhibit reveals the expansive maritime societies of Zanzibar, the east African coast and beyond.
    • Contributor: Haney, Erin
    • Date: 2016-04-27
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    Do the Write Thing 2015 Approximately 60 middle school students accompanied by their families celebrated as winners of the "Do the Write Thing Challenge." Each year students are asked to write about their personal experiences with violence and make a personal commitment to ending violence in their lives.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2015-07-13
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    Native Americans, Disability & Employment Information on the Tribal Outreach Program of the National Council on Disability and insights from the experiences of Native Americans specialists in employment and disability issues. Speakers included Gerrie-Drake Hawkins, Cinda Hughes and August Martin.
    • Contributor: Various Speakers
    • Date: 2014-11-13
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    Sabaa Tahir: 2015 National Book Festival Sabaa Tahir discusses "An Ember in the Ashes" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Tahir, Sabaa
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Celebrating "One Life: Dolores Huerta" To celebrate the landmark exhibition "One Life: Dolores Huerta," Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera and poets Arlene Biala and Diana GarcĂ­a will read work in response to the exhibition.
    • Date: 2016-03-08
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    [Landscape with man and ox] 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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    Young Adventures: 2015 National Book Festival Authors Jared Thomas and Bruce Pascoe join with author/illustrator Dub Leffler to share their stories, characters and insights at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Speak the People / the Spark / el Poema: Celebrating Juan Felipe Herrera A host of acclaimed scholars, musicians and community organizers joined Juan Felipe Herrera to close his second term as U.S. Poet Laureate. The panel discussion with Juan Felipe Herrera and Martha Gonzalez, Hugo Morales and Louie Perez was moderated by Rafael Perez-Torres. Grammy Award-winning band Quetzal closed the evening with a concert.
    • Date: 2017-04-26
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Women, Iran] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Animals in diorama] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    Students Interview Author Tonya Bolden: Every Book Begins with Panic (1 of 3) Two Washington D.C. high school students meet award winning author Tonya Bolden to discuss the research and writing process around her book "Capital Days: Michael Shiner's Journal and the Growth of Our Nation's Capital" (Part 1 of 3).
    • Date: 2015-06-16
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    Star Wars Readers Theater In the Library's Young Readers Center, authors Tony Diterlizzi, Alexandra Bracken, Adam Gidwitz and Tom Angleberger wrote and presented an original script in a readers theater presentation that represented scenes from each of their new books based on the Star Wars saga.
    • Date: 2015-12-07
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    Asian-American Literature Today Bangladeshi-American poet Tarfia Faizullah read from and discussed her first collection of poetry, "Seam," which explores the history of the Birangona, Bangladeshi women raped by Pakistani soldiers during the Liberation War of 1971, and the ethics of interviewing.
    • Contributor: Faizullah, Tarfia
    • Date: 2014-05-21
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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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    Interview with Alicia Kellam, Naples, Italy, November 16, 2001
    • Contributor: George, Scott Edward - Kellam, Alicia
    • Date: 2001-11-16
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    Jeffery Deaver: 2015 National Book Festival Jeffery Deaver discusses "The Skin Collector" and "Solitude Creek" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Deaver, Jeffery
    • Date: 2015-09-05