• Film, Video
    Teacher Resource: Inquiry - Investigate When investigating, students will evaluate information to answer questions and test hypotheses. Watch as Earnestine Sweeting has her students use the Library of Congress primary source analysis tool to further investigate events from the New York Draft Riots.
    • Contributor: Narrator
    • Date: 2015-11-19
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    Jan Jarboe Russell: 2015 National Book Festival Jan Jarboe Russell discusses "The Train to Crystal City: FDR's Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America's Only Family Internment Camp During World War II" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Russell, Jan Jarboe
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Camerata Ireland Camerata Ireland, with found and pianist Barry Douglas, performed works by Carter, Mozart and Beethoven as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Program cosponsored by the Library's Music Division and American Folklife Center along with the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure/Arts Council of Northern Ireland.
    • Date: 2007-03-23
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    American Folklife Center/Folk Alliance Lomax Challenge: The Roamies (Alexa James & Rory Partin) The Romies sing "Là-bas dans Carencro" 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 collections of ...
    • Date: 2015-02-21
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    Martinique Fieldwork, 1936 motion picture | Duration: 0:40:16 | Filmed in 1936 in Martinique by Katherine Dunham, this clip shows a pregnant woman dancing a traditional Martinican dance. The film is a compilation of travel and dance footage in Martinique and Jamaica. The footage of Martinique features scenes of the capital of Fort de France as well as the towns of Saint Pierre and Vauclin. The dance ...
  • Film, Video
    Songs of Robert Burns videorecording | videorecording ; 37 min | Forms part of Robert Burns at 250: Poetry, Politics, and Performance (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Bennett, Margaret - Miller, Ed - Kruesi, Margaret - Burns, Robert
    • Date: 2009
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    Dunham Technique: Second position plié with contraction and release In 2002, with funds from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Library of Congress undertook the documentation of Katherine Dunham’s dance technique. Included in this website are clips on breathing; contractions; fall and recovery; pull-through contraction or full body roll; second position plié with footwork; second position plié with parallel stretch in fourth position; second position plié with contraction and release variations; advanced second ...
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    Amie Parnes & Jonathan Allen: 2014 National Book Festival Journalists Amie Parnes and Jonathan Allen appear at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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    NIST NSRL Efforts to Preserve Software in the Stanford Libraries Cabrinety Collection The NSRL is a software collection at NIST used primarily by law enforcement organizations. The NSRL produces short data profiles called "hashes," digital fingerprints that uniquely identify a file on a computer as an unaltered copy of a specific program or other piece of software in the library's index. These hashes help determine which files are important as evidence on computers that have been ...
    • Contributor: White, Douglas
    • Date: 2013-09-11
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    Poetry Across the Atlantic U.S. Poet Laureate Donald Hall and British Poet Laureate Andrew Motion participated in a historic series of joint poetry readings in Chicago, Washington, D.C., and London, sharing the stage for the first time and reacquainting the poetries of America and the United Kingdom. The readings were sponsored jointly by the Library of Congress, the Poetry Foundation and the London-based Poetry Society. The poets laureate ...
    • Date: 2007-05-10
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    Dunham Technique: "Congo Paillette" In 2002, with funds from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Library of Congress undertook the documentation of Katherine Dunham’s dance technique. Included in this website are clips on breathing; contractions; fall and recovery; pull-through contraction or full body roll; second position plié with footwork; second position plié with parallel stretch in fourth position; second position plié with contraction and release variations; advanced second ...
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    My Father's Paradise Yona Sabar was born in a mud hut in the remote Kurdish region of Northern Iraq. Protected by towering mountains, the Jews of Zakho lived peacefully among Muslims and Christians for hundreds of years. But in the late 1940s, the outside world came crashing in, and Yona would be the last boy in Zakho to become a bar mitzvah. Yona's son Ariel Sabar discussed ...
    • Contributor: Sabar, Ariel
    • Date: 2009-02-11
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    New York City "ghetto" fish market The view, photographed from an elevated camera position, looks down on a very crowded New York City street market. Rows of pushcarts and street vendors' vehicles can be seen. The precise location is difficult to ascertain, but it is certainly on the Lower East Side, probably on or near Hester Street, which at the turn of the century was the center of commerce for ...
    • Contributor: Smith, James Blair - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    Night videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 3 min., 42 sec. | 16:9 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Brewer, Christine - Rutenberg, Craig
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    1964 /
    1964 | Nineteen sixty-four | Nineteen hundred sixty-four Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    It was the year of the Beatles and the Civil Rights Act; of the Gulf of Tonkin and Barry Goldwater's campaign for the presidency; the year that Americans learned smoking was bad for their health and Cassius Clay became Mohammad Ali; the year that cities across the country erupted in violence and Americans tried to make sense of the assassination of their president. Based ...
    • Contributor: Ives, Stephen - Pollak, Amanda - Platt, Oliver - Margolis, Jon - American Experience Films - Insignia Films - Wgbh (Television Station : Boston, Mass.) - Pbs Distribution (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2014
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    Integrating Legacy Repository Systems with Archivematica Archivematica is a free and open-source digital preservation system that is designed to maintain standards-based, long-term access to collections of digital objects. Courtney Mumma, the Archivematica product manager and systems analyst, will talk about the system. Archivematica recently worked with the University of British Columbia Library to integrate their existing CONTENTdm digital collection management system with Archivematica to add digital preservation services to digitization ...
    • Contributor: Mumma, Courtney
    • Date: 2012-07-27
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    Christopher Buckley: 2013 National Book Festival Christopher Buckley appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Buckley, Christopher
    • Date: 2013-09-22
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    Tom Tinker's pony patter
    Spanuth's vodvil - Zouary no. 149 | Zouary can no 149
    Camera iris opens to six ponies with decorated harnesses and plumed halters, standing in the center of a stage with a painted backdrop of mountains. Cuts to two ponies on a seesaw, with a moustached man in a white uniform with dark piping and a white cap holding their leads. A second trainer in a dark suit can also be seen occasionally with the ...
    • Contributor: Spanuth, Hans A. - Commonwealth Pictures Corporation - Afi/Zouary (Maurice) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1919
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    Astrobiology & the Religious Imagination: Reexamining Notions of Creation, Humanity, Selfhood & the Cosmos Part one of a three-part dialogue series that will convene scientists, social scientists, humanities scholars and writers from across the country and around the world to investigate the intersection of astrobiology research with humanistic and societal concerns.
    • Date: 2015-03-19
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    Jill Biden: Don't Forget, God Bless Our Troops As part of a program aimed at supporting children of military families, Jill Biden gave a public reading of her book, "Don't Forget, God Bless Our Troops."
    • Contributor: Biden, Jill
    • Date: 2013-06-13
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    Women Who Dare The seven authors of the Library of Congress "Women Who Dare" series, which celebrates the lives of remarkable women who have shaped American history, discussed their books in a program sponsored by the Library's Center for the Book. The "Women Who Dare" series focuses on women who have changed the course of American history through their courage and spirit, often in the face of ...
    • Date: 2006-11-16
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    Sikh Conference: Day Two Sen. Richard Lugar, Congressman Mike Honda and Congressman Chris Van Hollen were the featured speakers for the second and final day of the Library's Sikh conference, which was sponsored by the Kaur Foundation under the auspices of the Library's Asian Division and Asian Division Friends Society.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2009-06-19
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    Kadir Nelson: 2006 National Book Festival Illustrator Kadir Nelson speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Nelson, Kadir
    • Date: 2006-09-30
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    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
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    Gray Clouds: Late Chamber Music of Franz Liszt Cellist Tamás Zétényi presents a program developed in a year-long residency as visiting Hungarian fellow at Bard College, through research in the Library's Liszt collections. Harmonically visionary transcriptions and chamber works -- elegies, prayers and meditations -- that stretch the boundaries of tonality and foreshadow music written a century later. With Sabrina Tabby, Scott Moore, violin / Dávid Tóth, viola / Anna Bikales, harp ...
    • Contributor: Z&eacute - T&eacute - Nyi, Tam&aacute - S
    • Date: 2011-10-29