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    Everyday Bias Howard Ross discusses his recent book, "Everyday Bias."
    • Contributor: Ross, Howard
    • Date: 2016-01-13
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    Home Canning: Cultural Narratives, Technological Change & the Status of Traditional Knowledge Drawing on filmstrips, posters, cartoons, newspaper captions, canning manuals, mail-order catalogs and other sources, Danille Christensen offered examples that explore how technological changes contributed to the dismissal or even demonization of women's experience-based domestic knowledge in the area of home canning. Shelf-stable canned goods -- heat-sterilized fruits, vegetables and meat preserved in sealed containers -- have been part of everyday American life since the...
    • Contributor: Christensen, Danille
    • Date: 2016-07-19
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    Return of lifeboat
    Return of the life boat | Return of life boat
    "Shows a life boat coming through the breakers. The surf is high and the stout boat is tossed about like a cork. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog. "Pacific Coast Life Saving Service series: These subjects are illustrative of the work performed by the Life Saving Corps of the United States Government, and show the methods in vogue at one of the most important stations on...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blechynden, Frederick - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Fort Point Life-Saving Station (U.S.) - United States. Life-Saving Service - United States. Revenue-Cutter Service - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
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    TR in St. Paul, Minn. [1917]
    Theodore Roosevelt in St. Paul, Minn. 1917 | TR in Saint Paul, Minn. 1917 | TR in St. Paul, Minn., 1918 | TR speaking at St. Paul, Minn., 1918
    Roosevelt views a large pro-war parade assembled in his honor in St. Paul, Minn. on Sept. 28, 1917. Long shot of large American flag as it is carried by women through crowd; close shots of officials on platform observing parade, including Roosevelt; Louis W. Hill, parade organizer and civic leader; Joseph A. A. Burnquist, governor of Minnesota (1915-1921); and Vivian R. Irvin, mayor of...
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Hill, Louis Warren - Burnquist, J. A. A. (Joseph Alfred Arner) - Irvin, Vivian R. - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1917
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    Motive Cello: Motivations in the Cello Sonatas of Beethoven, Brahms & Chopin As part of a talk preceding a performance by Daniel Müller-Schott and Simon Trpceski, David Plylar speaks about some of the relationships between musical materials in three major sonatas for cello and piano -- in essence, an introduction to motives and their motivations. Works addressed include Beethoven's Sonata in C major, op. 102/1, Brahms' Sonata in F major, op. 99 and Chopin's Sonata in...
    • Contributor: Plylar, David
    • Date: 2014-04-24
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    [Men with fish, 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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    Cultures Without Borders: From Beirut to Washington, D.C. May Rihani spoke about her book "Cultures Without Borders: From Beirut to Washington, D.C.," a memoir on girls' education, women's empowerment and common ground among diverse cultures.
    • Contributor: Rihani, May A.
    • Date: 2014-12-10
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    Acquisition of David Seymour's Spanish Civil War Photos This program observes the 103rd anniversary of the birth of David Seymour, whose pen name is CHIM, one of the best-known photojournalists of the 20th century, and celebrates the donation of 112 of his photographs, primarily showing the Spanish Civil War.
    • Date: 2014-11-20
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    Talking with Ensemble Intercontemporain Matthias Pintscher, Herve Boutry and Nicholas Brown discuss the Washington, D.C. debut of the world-renowned Ensemble Intercontemporain at the Library of Congress. Their wide ranging discussion covered the influence of founding director Pierre Boulez, the concert repertoire (works by Berg, Ligeti, Varese, Pintscher, and Lash), and the act of listening to contemporary art music in live performance. This conversation took place as news broke...
    • Date: 2015-11-13
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    Cartoon of TR's reception by crowned heads of Europe
    Cartoon of Theodore Roosevelt's reception by crowned heads of Europe
    Animated cartoon of Roosevelt's reception in Europe during his April-June 1910 tour. Sequences of crowned heads of Europe sitting in an open automobile, labeled Europe, located on a pier. TR, carrying a big stick, is in the bow of a ship that approaches the pier as the crowned heads wave. Caricatured are: TR; Victor Emanuel III of Italy; Manuel II of Portugal; Franz Joseph...
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Victor Emmanuel III - Manuel II - Franz Joseph I - Alfonso XIII - Nicholas II - Edward VII - William II - Fallières, Armand - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1910
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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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    Literacy Best Practices: Literacy Volunteers of Greater Hartford Literacy Volunteers of Greater Hartford provides adult literacy services through volunteer teachers who are trained and regularly evaluated based on performance. Its services include basic literacy instruction, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), GED tutoring, and job readiness training.
    • Contributor: Briggs, Mark
    • Date: 2014-10-08
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    Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera Closes His Term Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera celebrated the conclusion of the first term of his laureateship with a reading at the Library.
    • Contributor: Herrera, Juan Felipe
    • Date: 2016-04-13
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    Swiss village, no. 2 From Edison films catalog: The scene opens by showing the village girls driving home a herd of cows, and shows the native peasantry of Switzerland returning from their daily occupation--watching the herds. After driving the cattle to their shelter, the boys and girls congregate in front of the old barn and go through a native dance, to the amusement of the spectators. These pictures...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1900
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Courtyard with pool] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    American Folklife Center/Folk Alliance Lomax Challenge: The Vivants The Vivants sing "Jesus on the Main Line" as part of the Lomax Challenge.To mark the 100th birthday of influential folklorist and musician Alan Lomax (1915-2002), who collected songs from musicians like Muddy Waters, Lead Belly, Aunt Molly Jackson and Woody Guthrie, Folk Alliance International joined the American Folklife Center to create the Lomax Challenge. Folk Alliance members chose collected by Lomax from the...
    • Contributor: The Vivants
    • Date: 2015-02-21
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    Gymnasium exercises and drill at Newport Training School
    Gymnasium exercises and drill at Newport Naval Training School
    From Edison films catalog: This picture shows the young cadets going through their daily exercises and drill, and is full of life, and photographically perfect. 75 feet. $11.25.
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1900
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    Pre-Concert Conversation with Oliver Knussen & Marc Neikrug Oliver Knussen and Mark Neikrug discuss their residency at the Library of Congress and commission, "Tiger's Nest for Piano Trio."
    • Date: 2014-04-11
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    Fights of nations
    Fight of nations
    Part 1: In "Mexico and Spain," a man dressed as a Mexican peasant spies on a happy young woman and her suitor, who wears a fancy Spanish, matador-style outfit. The woman dances for her companion, then the couple embrace and sit on a stone bench, holding hands. The jealous peasant rises from his hiding place to stab his rival, but the woman grabs his...
    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1907
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    New Horizons: Journey to Pluto & Beyond Dennis Reuter presented NASA's first close-up images of Pluto.
    • Contributor: Reuter, Dennis
    • Date: 2015-12-08
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    Hicks family oral history interview in Bogalusa, Louisiana, The Hicks family remembers their childhood in segregated Bogalusa, Louisiana, and their father, Robert Hicks, a local civil rights leader. They recall leading a children's civil rights march in Bogalusa to protest discrimination at Woolworth's, hosting two white civil rights workers, Bill Yates and Steve Miller, and being protected by the Deacons of Defense and Justice.
    • Contributor: Hicks Family - Burras, Carol Cummings - Collins, Barbara Maria - Hicks, Charles Ray - Hicks, Darryl Robertson - Hicks, Gregory Vincent - Hicks, Robert Lawrence - Hicks, Valeria Payton - Mosnier, Joseph - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
    • Date: 2011
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    Charles Siler oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Dallas, Texas, 2013-05-10.
    • Contributor: Bishop, John Melville - Cline, David P. - Siler, Charles E.
    • Date: 2013-05-10

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    Chamber Music in 1750 Berlin A lecture with live musical performances from Caitlin McSherry, violin; Daniel Boomhower, violin; Daniel McCarthy, viola; Emily Cantrell, viola; Gozde Yasar, cello; and Daniel Walshaw, theorbo.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2012-04-05
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [People riding on elephants crossing water] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    Rodgers & Hammerstein: Do-Re-Mi In the eighth episode of a series of videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein collections at the Library of Congress, Michael Feinstein discusses "Do-Re-Mi" from "The Sound of Music." Produced by special arrangement with Imagem/Williamson Music Inc.
    • Contributor: Feinstein, Michael
    • Date: 2014-02-03