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  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Man and horse crossing bridge over stream] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    Popular Politics & Public Opinion in Late Medieval Paris On Bastille Day, Kluge Fellow Michael Sizer discusses the popular politics of late medieval Paris (1380-1422) and what bearing it may have on the way we understand popular political culture today. The late Middle Ages was one of the most tumultuous periods in European political history, featuring revolts, riots, popular preachers, processions, and other engagements of the people in the political realm that was...
    • Contributor: Sizer , Michael
    • Date: 2016-07-14
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    Telling America's Stories by Bridging Deaf Cultures at Your Library An all-day discussion and workshop series on how historical events and forces have shaped the ways that deaf people define themselves as a culture today, sponsored by the Library and the National Literary Society for the Deaf.
    • Date: 2016-04-05
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    Delight in What It Is to Be American: Sidney Robertson on the Road, 1935-1937 In her travels as a "government song woman" during the 1930s, folk-music collector Sidney Robertson recorded a wide range of musical expression that would help to shape the folk music revival in the decades that followed. Kluge Fellow Sheryl Kaskowitz discusses how beyond this important musical contribution, Robertson's letters and reports from these trips paint a vivid picture of life in Depression-era America and...
    • Contributor: Kaskowitz, Sheryl
    • Date: 2016-11-03
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    [People in clearing in the woods, Southeast Asia] 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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    Eric Ruske, Jennifer Frautschi & Gloria Chien in Concert Acclaimed horn player Eric Ruske was joined by violinist Jennifer Frautschi and pianist Gloria Chien for a performance of horn trios by Ligeti and Brahms, as well as the Hindemith Alto Horn Sonata and Perschichetti "Parable VIII" for solo horn, op. 120.
    • Date: 2015-12-11
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    Sutro Baths
    Sutro Baths, no. 2
    "Another view in which the figures show larger. A springboard furnishes the bathers with much amusement; also a toboggan slide. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog. "A large indoor swimming pool is shown, as well as the walkways that separate the varying depths of the water, and a sign identifying the locale on the wall farthest from the camera position. In the immediate foreground, camera right...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blechynden, Frederick - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
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    Archiving Email: Policy & Guidelines Development Perspective - Policy Development for Archiving Email 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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    Jeffrey Toobin: 2016 National Book Festival Jeffrey Toobin discusses "American Heiress: The Wild, Strange Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst" with Margaret Sullivan from the Washington Post at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Toobin, Jeffrey
    • Date: 2016-09-24
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Children performing on a stage] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    Research Data & Curation Panel A panel at the Digital Preservation 2014 meeting discusses how effective data reuse depends on a complex chain of activities and involves the interplay of data producers, reusers and curators. A key challenge is determining what specific data curation practices are needed to enable data reuse. In this session, three presenters explored these issues in two different contexts: a cyberinfrastructure project that enables the...
    • Date: 2014-07-23
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    The Western Flyers The Western Flyers (Joey McKenzie, Katie Glassman and Gavin Kelso) perform in concert.
    • Contributor: Various - Western Flyers (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2015-02-02
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    [People with automobiles] 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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    [Patricia Lamb Conn in an interview with David Sager] videorecording | 1 digital video file (1 hr., 11 min., 51 sec.) : sd., col. | videorecording | Title supplied by cataloger. Interviewers: David Sager, Loras Schissel; interviewee: Patricia Lamb Conn. Recorded in the Recording Laboratory, Motion Picture Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, 2006 (Venue). Courtesy of Pat Lamb Conn. (Copyright Notice). In an interview with David Sager and Loras Schissel,...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Conn, Patricia Lamb - Sager, David - Schissel, Loras J. - Library of Congress. Recording Laboratory
    • Date: 2006
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    Phillip M. Hoose: 2015 National Book Festival Phillip M. Hoose discusses "The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and The Churchill Club" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Hoose, Phillip M.
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Patrick O'Connell: 2015 National Book Festival Patrick O'Connell discusses "The Inn at Little Washington: A Magnificent Obsession" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: O'Connell, Patrick
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Katherine Paterson: 2016 National Book Festival Katherine Paterson discusses her career and biography "Stories of My Life" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Paterson, Katherine
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Taping coils, Westinghouse works
    Westinghouse works. | Westinghouse works--Paper Print Collection. Compilation reel 1
    Numerous women stand at several rows of tables where they appear to be wrapping tape around some devices, presumably coils. Male supervisors walk down the aisles, observing the women's work.
    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1904
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    The roller skate craze During this short film, the cameraman photographed many different people in varied walks of life all of whom are wearing roller skates. Each scene, since the camera changed from individual to individual, is too short to allow any further description.
    • Contributor: Selig - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Selig Polyscope Company
    • Date: 1907
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    Rajiv Chandrasekaran: 2015 National Book Festival Rajiv Chandrasekaran discusses "For Love of Country: What Our Veterans Can Teach Us About Citizenship, Heroism and Sacrifice" as part of a special presentation on the human side of war at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Chandrasekaran, Rajiv
    • Date: 2015-09-05
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [People at outdoor picnic] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    Gordon Sisters boxing Two women on a stage approach from either side of the painted backdrop of a garden and engage in a boxing match. Both the boxing gloves and the hits exchanged between the women seem genuine. One woman wears a modest white dress with long sleeves and a skirt to mid-calf, dark stockings, and laced boots. The other woman--taller, thinner, and perhaps younger--sports a shorter,...
    • Contributor: Gordon Sisters - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
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    Invisible Immigrants: Spaniards in the U.S. (1868-1945) James D. Fernandez discussed Spanish immigration in the U.S. during the end of the 18th century and beginning of the 19th century.
    • Contributor: Perez, Juan Manuel
    • Date: 2015-09-18
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    Soumya Chakraverty & Devapriya Nayak: Traditional Hindustani Music from Virginia This Homegrown concert with Soumya Chakraverty and Devapriya Nayak featured the usage of traditional Hindu string and percussion instruments. The sarod is a fretless stringed instrument with a skin head like a banjo and an extended air chamber under the fingerboard. These features give the Sarod a unique and clearly identifiable depth of sound. The sarod is believed to have its origins in the...
    • Date: 2016-05-06
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    Bobbitt Prize Reading with Nathaniel Mackey & Claudia Rankine The Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry was awarded to Nathaniel Mackey (lifetime achievement) and Claudia Rankine (for "Citizen: An American Lyric"). The poets received their awards and read selections from their work.
    • Date: 2017-04-20