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  • Film, Video

    Veteran Librarians

    The Veterans History Project, along with the District of Columbia Library Association and the Military Librarians Group of the DC Chapter of the Special Libraries Association, hosted a program on librarians who served in Vietnam. Former "Spec 4s" Fran Buckley, interim director of the District of Columbia Public Library, and Bill Sittig, chief of the Science, Technology and Business Division of the Library of ...

    • Date: 2005-11-01
  • Film, Video

    Walter Mosely, Part 1

    • Contributor: Mosley, Walter
    • Date: 2001-09-08
  • Film, Video

    A Digital Library of British Printed Images to 1700

    Michael Hunter discusses a collaborative project with the Centre for Computing in the Humanities at King's College London to produce a digital library of British printed images to 1700. The project, to be completed by 2009, will present online 12,000 images mainly from the holdings of the Department of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum. A retrieval system is being constructed which will ...

    • Contributor: Hunter, Michael
    • Date: 2007-03-27
  • Film, Video

    Take Me Out to the Ball Game

    videorecording | videorecording ; 3 min | Forms part of the Baseball Americana Symposium (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Taylor, David - Alstrom, Ed
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible

    Writer and journalist Charles Cobb discusses his new book, "This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible."

    • Contributor: Cobb, Charles
    • Date: 2014-05-20
  • Film, Video

    James Patterson: 2009 National Book Festival

    Young adult author James Patterson appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Patterson, James
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Blog

    How Do You Say "Library" in…?

    I've asked a few people from the Law Library of Congress to say "Library" in their native language.

    • Contributor: Weber, Andrew
    • Date: 2016-08-11
  • Film, Video

    From Terra to Terabytes: Popular Cartography, and Military and Intelligence Cartography (Morning, Day 1)

    Day One, morning sessions of the annual conference of the Philip Lee Phillips Map Society of the Library of Congress, established in 1995 as an association of collectors, geographers, historians and map enthusiasts, with a shared interest in supporting the programs and activities of the Library's Geography and Map Division. Speakers (including Mark Monmonier, Stephen Hornsby, James Akerman and Ralph Ehrenberg) presented a sweeping ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-05-15
  • Film, Video

    The New Iraq: Memory and National Identity Part 2

    The symposium focused on the importance and the preservation of millions of documents from the Baathist archives of Iraq uncovered after the war in 2003. The keynote speaker was the Honorable `Ala' al-Tamimi, the Mayor of Baghdad. There was a slide presentation shown at the symposium which displayed photographs and art works made by Iraqis depicting the scourge of war. Kanan Makiya, the Iraqi ...

    • Date: 2005-03-08
  • Collection

    Mary Louise Defender Wilson and Keith Bear

    Mary Louise Defender Wilson and Keith Bear perform Sioux and Mandan Hidatsa storytelling and music from North Dakota, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Date: 2006-08-16
  • Collection

    The Royal Harmonizers

    Concert by the gospel group The Royal Harmonizers, who have been performing for 59 years.

    • Contributor: Various Speakers - Royal Harmonizers - 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: 2015-03-18
  • Film, Video

    Tomie dePaola: 2011 National Book Festival

    Illustrator and writer Tomie dePaola appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Depaola, Tomie
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Film, Video

    Cynthia Baker Anderson and Fletcher Anderson oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Bogalusa, Louisiana, 2011-05-27.

    Cynthia and Fletcher Anderson remember the segregation and job discrimination they faced in Bogalusa, Louisiana, and their decision to join the Civil Rights Movement. Fletcher recalls working many different jobs at the Crown Zellerbach paper mill, the harassment of the police and Ku Klux Klan, and joining the Deacons of Defense and Justice. They discuss their job discrimination lawsuits, their friends involved in the ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Anderson, Fletcher - Anderson, Cynthia Baker
    • Date: 2011-05-27

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    Jon Scieszka Receives National Ambassador's Medal

    Jon Scieszka made his first official appearance at the Library of Congress since being named National Ambassador. The Librarian of Congress James H. Billington presented Scieszka with the National Ambassador's Medal. The presentation was followed by a question-and-answer session with 50 schoolchildren from Brent Elementary School in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Scieszka, Jon
    • Date: 2008-09-26
  • Film, Video

    Natalie Pope Boyce & Mary Pope Osborne: 2012 National Book Festival

    Natalie Pope Boyce and Mary Pope Osborne appear at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Film, Video

    Women Taking the Lead to Save Our Planet

    To honor women who have taken the lead in the environmental or "green" movement, the National Women's History Project has chosen "Women Taking the Lead to Save Our Planet" as the 2009 theme for National Women's History Month. In keeping with the theme, the Library invited Administrator Lisa Perez Jackson of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to deliver its keynote address.

    • Contributor: Jackson, Lisa Perez
    • Date: 2009-03-05
  • Film, Video

    Rachel Renee Russell: 2011 National Book Festival

    Rachel Renee Russell appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Russell, Rachel Renee
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • Film, Video

    Dorothy Porter Wesley at Howard University

    Janet Sims-Wood discusses her book, "Dorothy Porter Wesley at Howard University: Building a Legacy of Black History." Wesley was a renown archivist who helped create a world-class archives known as the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center and cemented her place as an important figure in the preservation of African-American history.

    • Contributor: Sims-Wood, Janet
    • Date: 2015-02-24
  • Film, Video

    Ronen Givony & Tyondai Braxton

    Wordless Music founder and artistic director Ronen Givony and composer Tyondai Braxton discuss their work.

    • Date: 2011-03-10
  • Film, Video

    Literacy Best Practices: The Dollywood Foundation

    The Dollywood Imagination Library is a book distribution program designed to provide preschool children with access to high-quality, culturally diverse children's books. Each child enrolled in the program is sent one book a month from birth to age 5. Every child in a program area is eligible, regardless of family income.

    • Contributor: Conyers , Jeff
    • Date: 2014-10-08
  • Film, Video

    Wellness and Growth: Acoustic Medicine and Music Therapy

    A discussion presented in cooperation with the American Music Therapy Association.

    • Contributor: Standley, Jayne
    • Date: 2010-05-14
  • Film, Video

    Ian Fleming, James Bond & the Public Perception of the CIA

    Christopher Moran explores the similarities between Ian Fleming's James Bond novels and the real world of the Central Intelligence Agency.

    • Contributor: Moran, Christopher
    • Date: 2011-06-02
  • Film, Video

    Patricia MacLachlan: Book Fest 07

    Patricia MacLachlan in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Maclachlan, Patricia
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Film, Video

    Jon J Muth: 2011 National Book Festival

    Poster artist Jon J Muth appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Muth, Jon J
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • Film, Video

    Human Rights Day 2010: Cultural Property Rights of Indigenous People

    In recognition of Human Rights Day 2010, the Law Library of Congress hosted a panel discussion on "Cultural Property Rights of Indigenous People."

    • Date: 2010-12-10