• Film, Video
    Wreck of the battleship "Maine"
    Wreck of the "Maine" in Havana Harbor
    "Taken in Havana Harbor from a moving launch, and shows the wreck of the "Maine" surrounded by wrecking boats and other vessels. The warped and twisted remains show how thoroughly this immense mass of iron and steel was blown out of all semblance of a vessel. The background of this picture is formed by the shores of Havana Harbor, and as the yacht moves ...
    • Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
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    Saving Mary: Stabat Mater Settings from Pergolesi to Poulenc Nicholas Alexander Brown discusses musical settings of the Catholic "Stabat Mater" text from Pergolesi to Poulenc, in conjunction with a performance by Belgian early music ensemble Vox Luminis.
    • Contributor: Brown, Nicholas A.
    • Date: 2014-10-29
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    A dull razor From Edison films catalog: This picture shows an old gentleman seated at his shaving table. The razor is evidently giving him a great deal of trouble, as he catches hold of the brush and with a great show of impatience he hurriedly coats his face with the foaming soap and makes a second attempt at removing his beard. He scrapes and scrapes, and judging ...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1900
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    Samuel Berry McKinney oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Seattle, Washington, 2013-04-17.
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - McKinney, Samuel Berry
    • Date: 2013-04-17

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    Voyage of the St. Louis A panel discussion on the 75th anniversary of the sailing of the refugee ship the St. Louis, "the saddest ship afloat" (New York Times). On May 13, 1939, over 900 Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi Germany left Hamburg, Germany. Turned away from Cuba, the U.S, and Canada, the St. Louis returned to Europe, a symbol of the world's indifference to the gathering Holocaust.
    • Date: 2014-05-19
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    Walter Isaacson: 2015 National Book Festival Walter Isaacson discusses "The Innovations: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Isaacson, Walter
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Contending with the Network Web pioneer George Oats spoke at the 2014 annual Digital Preservation meeting.
    • Contributor: Oates, George
    • Date: 2014-07-23
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    Choosing Courage: Inspiring Stories of What It Means to be a Hero Brian Thacker met with 30 sixth-grade students to talk about his own war experience, why he was selected to receive the Medal of Honor. He read from "Choosing Courage, Inspiring Stories of What It Means to be a Hero" by Peter Collier, where one chapter describes a middle school teacher who put herself in the line of fire to protect her students from a ...
    • Contributor: Thacker, Brian
    • Date: 2015-05-26
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    Capital Pride LGBT Poetry Event Capital Pride co-sponsored a reading by emerging and established gay and lesbian poets.
    • Date: 2014-06-03
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    Panorama of orphans' home, Galveston
    Galveston orphans' home in ruins | Panorama of the Orphans' Home, Galveston
    From Edison films catalog: This is the building in which so many of the poor orphans met their death. The place is completely dismantled. In addition to the orphanage is shown one of the principal streets in Galveston blocked with overturned houses and other materials. 50 feet. $7.50. Part of The Galveston Cyclone series (Edison films catalog): At the first news of the disaster ...
    • Contributor: Smith, Albert E. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Smith, Albert E. (Albert Edward)
    • Date: 1900
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    An Anthropologist Looks Back on Decades Living in the Middle East Andrea Rugh reflects on her years living and working as an anthropologist in the Middle East.
    • Contributor: Rugh, Andrea
    • Date: 2014-04-30
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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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    Linda Fuller Degelmann interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Americus, Georgia, 2013-05-28. Linda Fuller Degelmann discusses her experiences at Koinonia Farm in Americus, Georgia, and how she and her husband Millard Fuller were inspired to start Habitat for Humanity. She describes her childhood in Birmingham, Alabama, and her memories of racial segregation from childhood through young adulthood when she became aware of the Freedom Rides and the Civil Rights Movement. She and Millard decided to move ...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Fuller, Linda - Crosby, Emilye
    • Date: 2013-05-28

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    Teacher Resource: Working with Maps This short piece discusses how to search, view and save thousands of online maps from The Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Narrator
    • Date: 2015-05-23
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    Juana Medina: 2016 National Book Festival Juana Medina discusses "Juana and Lucas" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Medina, Juana
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Harlem's Rattlers & the Great War Jeffrey T. Sammons and John H. Morrow discussed their book "Harlem Rattlers and the Great War: The Undaunted 369th Regiment and the African-American Quest for Equality".
    • Date: 2014-11-03
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    Yaa Gyasi: 2016 National Book Festival Yaa Gyasi discusses "Homegoing" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Gyasi, Yaa
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Liliputian dance
    Danses lilliputiennes | Special effects reel. | Lilliputian dance
    A basket of flowers appears and moves by itself to the middle of a decorative arch. From the basket, a woman magician appears. From a cylinder, the magician conjures a series of tiny dancers and acrobats who perform on a table top, and in the palm of her hand. She puts dancers back into the cylinder, then stirs and shakes the contents, and out ...
    • Contributor: Pathé Frères (France) - Pathé Frères (U.S.) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
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    The good sport A domestic comedy about a wealthy young woman whose poor inventor husband becomes rich when he perfects the first elevator that ever stopped even without a floor.
    • Contributor: Eaton, Jack - Flagg, James Montgomery - Fair, Florence - Brown, Arthur William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - George Kleine (Firm) - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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    U.S. troops landing at Daiquirí, Cuba
    United States troops landing at Daiquirí, Cuba | U.S. troops landing at Baiquiri, Cuba
    "These are the first U.S. troops to land on Cuban soil, June 22, 1898. The picture shows a long perspective view of the pier at Baiquiri [sic], the point chosen so strategically for the landing of General Shafter's army. At the end of the wharf are the coal dumps and ore elevators used by the mining company operating the famous iron mines at Juragua, ...
    • Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress) - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
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    America's Test Kitchen: 2015 National Book Festival Bridget Lancaster and Brian Roof present America's Test Kitchen's new cookbook "Cook's Country Eats Local: 150 Regional Recipes You Should Be Making No Matter Where You Live" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Archiving Email: Records Management Perspective - Challenges of "Email as a Record" As part of a symposium on archiving email, presenters discuss the records management perspective and explore the current federal sector and Capstone approaches.
    • Date: 2015-06-02
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    Turkish dance, Ella Lola A young, dark-haired woman performs a period "Oriental" dance (commonly known as a belly dance) with some Turkish styling. She performs distinctive dance movements that include shoulder shimmies with pelvic movements and several foot patterns, side traveling movements with pelvic circles, a slow pelvic circle and a front pelvic lock, and paddle turns with various arm gestures. Her dance costume consists of a two-layered ...
    • Contributor: Lola, Ella - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
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    Valeria Luiselli: 2015 National Book Festival Valeria Luiselli discusses "The Story of My Teeth" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Luiselli, Valeria
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Navigating the Blood-Dimmed Tides: Was U.S. Military Intervention in the First World War Worth the Cost? As the centennial of U.S. entry into WWI approaches, Bradford Lee performs a Clausewitzian critical analysis of how the U.S. waged war and negotiated peace from 1917 to 1919, and whether the value of victory was worth the costs of achieving it.
    • Contributor: Lee, Bradford
    • Date: 2015-05-07