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  • Film, Video

    The wreck of the Old 97 [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track from AFC 1928/002: AFS 18997 (Content). Illustrations: View of Locomotive No. 17 heading northbound about 1.4 miles north of Orbisonia, on the narrow-gauge main line (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/hhh.pa1798/photos.355882p) -- [Empire State Express, Utica, N.Y.] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/det.4a19581) -- The fastest time on record (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b17702) -- [C H & D (i.e., Cincinnati, Hamilton, and Dayton) train wreck below ...

    • Contributor: Lewey, Fred J. - Gordon, Robert Winslow
  • Film, Video

    God moves on the water [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 4 min. | Audio track taken from AFS 188 B2 (General). Photographs and drawings from Library of Congress online resources. (General). Photos used: [Photograph of front page of The world 16 April 1912 headlining the sinking of the Titanic] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c16257) -- Survivors struggle to get away from the Titanic in this artist's conception (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c16256) -- TANIC life boats ...

    • Contributor: Washington, Lightnin - Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Alan
  • Film, Video

    [ Yo cuando era niño - mi padre querido ...] [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from AFC 1939/001 2611a1 (Content). Illustrations: Mexican migrant drinking cold drink at filling station where truck has stopped en route from Mississippi to his home in the Rio Grande Valley. He had been picking cotton in Mississippi. Neches, Texas (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a27393) -- Mexican seasonal labor, contracted for by planters, picking cotton on Knowlton ...

    • Contributor: Suarez, José - Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939
  • Film, Video

    La terruca [sic] [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from AFC 1940/001: AFS 3866 A1 (Content). Illustrations: View of a portion of the workers' quarter of La Perla from the old Spanish ramparts. San Juan, Puerto Rico (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b30525) -- Casa Blanca and the sea wall, San Juan, Puerto Rico (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/det.4a08680) -- Corozal, Puerto Rico (vicinity). Small farms in the hills (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8c07885) ...

    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Calderon, Aurora - Da ́vila, Virgilio
    • Date: 1939
  • Film, Video

    I'm going down this road feeling bad [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 2 min. | Audio track taken from AFC 1940/001: AFS 4206 A2 (General). Photographs from the Library of Congress online resources (General). Photos used: Shasta Dam, California. Shasta Dam under construction (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8e01539 )-- Construction workers using tools to settle freshly-poured concrete, Shasta Dam. Shasta County, California ( http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a29726) -- Warde Ford (http://memory.loc.gov/afc/afccc/p000/p016r.jpg) -- "Encamped at Boomtown [Central Valley] ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
  • Film, Video

    The Gypsy Davy [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from AFC 1941/031: AFS 4991B3 (Content). Illustrations: [Woody Guthrie, half-length portrait, seated, facing front, playing a guitar that has a sticker attached reading: This Machine Kills Fascists] / World Telegram photo by Al Aumuller. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c30859) -- Gipsy Smith and other gypsies, Pittsburgh, Pa. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.03099) -- Chacon, Mora County, New Mexico. Saddle horses ...

    • Contributor: Guthrie, Woody - Lomax, Alan - Langenegger, John
    • Date: 1941
  • Film, Video

    What a time [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 2 min. | Photographs and drawings from Library of Congress online resources. (General). Audio track taken from AFS 7044 A1 (General). Photos used: Members of an artillery unit stand by and check their equipment while the convoy takes a break (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c33629 ) -- [Adolf Hitler, 1889-1945, in staff hq. on west front, examining map with his high command] ...

    • Contributor: Golden Gate Quartet - Willis, Laurence James
  • Film, Video

    The iron Merrimac [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from AFS 8181 A1 (General). Photographs from Library of Congress online resources. (General). Photos used: Battle between the Monitor and Merrimac--fought March 9th 1862 at Hampton Roads, near Norfolk, Va. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pga.01840) -- Desperate encounter between the Ericsson battery "Monitor" 2 guns, and the "Merrimac" 12 guns (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pga.04145) -- Terrific combat between the ...

    • Contributor: Hand, Judge Learned - Langenegger, John - Semmig, Arthur
  • Film, Video

    Booth killed Lincoln [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 2 min. | Audio track taken from AFS 9512 B1 (General). Photographs and drawings from Library of Congress online resources. (General). Photos Used: [Miss Margot Mayo and Miss Deska of American Square Dance Group of New York City and Bascom Lamar Lunsford (center), director of the Mountain Music Festival, Asheville, North Carolina] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsc.00452 ) -- John Wilkes Booth ...

    • Contributor: Lunsford, Bascom Lamar - Emrich, Duncan
  • Film, Video

    This is what the union done [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 5 min. | Audio track from AFS 12010 (General). Photographs from the LOC online collection (General). Franklin Delano Roosevelt, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b36629) -- John L. Lewis at United Mine Workers Convention (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/hec.29288) -- United Mine-Workers of America (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pga.01953) -- Coal miner, his wife and two of their children (note child's legs). Bertha Hill, West Virginia (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a39375) ...

    • Contributor: Jones, George - Korson, George
  • Film, Video

    Barbara Allen [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from AFS 2087A, recorded at the Library of Congress in 1936 (General). Illustrations from LOC online collections. (General). Illustrations: Reproduction of an illustration showing a painting of a river bank (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16312) -- Flowers and plants. Hollyhock I (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/thc.5a46504) -- Beautiful May (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b14260) -- Man and woman sitting near waterfront (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cai.2a15005) -- A ...

    • Contributor: Tarwater, Rebecca - Seeger, Charles
  • Film, Video

    Loveless C. C. C. [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 2 min. | Audio track taken from AFS 4031b1 (General). Photographs from Library of Congress online collections (General). Photos used: CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) working with Soil Conservation Service making diversion terrace to prevent gullying, Vernon County, Wisconsin (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a04960 )-- [Young man in the U.S. Civilian Conservation Corps lifting sledge hammer](http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b25076) -- [Civilian Conservation Corps enrollees lining an ...

    • Contributor: Rhodes, Tommy - Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert
  • Film, Video

    The last fierce charge [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 4 min. | Audio track taken from AFS 4214 B1 (General). Drawings from Library of Congress online resources. (General). Photos used: The Union & rebel officers taking the last drink after signing the papers of parole & exchange of prisoners, goodbye (http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2004661307/) -- [Soldier with blanket wrapped around shoulders] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.20254)-- Building pontoon bridges at Fredericksburg Dec. 11th (http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2004660225/) ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Warde
  • Film, Video

    Government camp song [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 2 min. | Audio track taken from AFS 5101 a1 (General). Photographs taken from Library of Congress online collections (General). Photos used: Children under an FSA camp sign (http://memory.loc.gov/afc/afcts/images/p014/0001u.tif) -- Children of migrant Oklahoma family, now living near Fresno, California, picking cotton(http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/fsa1998021850/PP/ ) -- Pea picker's home (http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/fsa1998018292/PP/) -- Migrant agricultural worker's family (http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/fsa1998021554/PP/) -- Baseball game at ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Mary - Treat, Margaret - Campbell, Betty - Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert
  • Film, Video

    Swing along [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 4 min. | Audio track taken from Edison 80313 as found on the Library of Congress site African-American Band Music & Recordings, 1883-1923. (General). Photos taken from Library of Congress online collections. (General). Photos used: The Leaders at the cake walk (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a52183 ) -- [Nine African American women, full-length portrait, seated on steps of a building at Atlanta ...

    • Contributor: Cook, Will Marion - Orpheus Quartet
  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt from "The Danny Kaye Show," November 20, 1963]

    videorecording | The closing monologue by Danny Kaye to the audience. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt from An Hour with Danny Kaye, October 30, 1960]

    videorecording | The clip begins with Danny Kaye dancing while climbing stair to music. (General). The second part of the clip includes Danny Kaye performing the Sylvia Fine song "T.V.," which is an adaptation of "The Twelve Days of Chirstmas." The piece includes cut away skits of fake commercials and television programs, all starring Kaye. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt from "The Danny Kaye Show," November 6, 1961]

    videorecording | The clip opens with a dance number that stars Danny Kaye and company dance members. (General). The second scene features a joke about golfers with different nationalitites complaining about missing a short put. (General). The final scene fo the clip shows the life of a man, played by Danny Kaye, through the eyes of the people he meets throughout the day. (General). ...

  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt from "The Danny Kaye Show with Lucile Ball," Novemb...

    videorecording | Danny Kaye and Lucille Ball play the roles of a young couple visiting restaurants of different ethnicities: Japanese, French, and Tahitian. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt from "The Danny Kaye Show," September 23, 1964]

    videorecording | Danny Kaye, Gwen Verdon, and Harvey Korman start in a skit titled "Gerome the Bachelor," a skit that was part of the regular Danny Kaye Show repertoire. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt from "The Danny Kaye Show," March 17, 1965]

    videorecording | Danny Kaye and Imogene Coco star in a sketch about an overprotective wife that tries to cure a husband with a cold. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt from "The Danny Kaye Show," March 17, 1965]

    videorecording | Danny Kaye's closing monologue and song - "Cockles and Mussels." (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt from "The Danny Kaye Show," October 5, 1966]

    videorecording | Sketch starring Danny Kaye eloping in different settings. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt of "Live from Lincoln Center - An Evening with Dann...

    videorecording | Danny Kaye conducts the New York Philharmonic in a rendition of the overure to "The Thieving Magpie." (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt from "Look-In at the Metropolitan Opera," April 10,...

    videorecording | In this segment, Danny Kaye interacts with the children in the audience getting them to sing and clap, he shows the behind-the-scenes views of the opera house, and introduces the entire MET production team. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt from "Look-In at the Metropolitan Opera," April 10,...

    videorecording | Danny Kaye shows the audience how the promter works. (General). Danny Kaye and Beverly Sills sing a medley of duets - opera and popular songs. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt from "Musical Comedy Tonight," October 1, 1979]

    videorecording | Sylvia Fine explains the history of the musical "Good News." She also plays and sings the opening number at the piano. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt from "Musical Comedy Tonight III," November 22, 1985]

    videorecording | Sylvia Fine discusses how the operetta began in Europe and how it ties into the musical comedy. Perfnce: "Here's a Howdy from The Mikado Performers: Christine Andreas, Clive Revill, Peter Noone (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt from "On the Double," 1961]

    videorecording | Danny Kaye as Ernie Williams does his imitation of General McKenzie Smith, also played by Danny Kaye. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt from "On the Double," 1961]

    videorecording | Danny Kaye sings the Sylvia Fine song "Darlin' Meggie." (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt from "Here Comes Peter Cottontail," 1971]

    videorecording | Danny Kaye as Seymour Sassafras introduces the story in the opening scene. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt from "Here Comes Peter Cottontail," 1971]

    videorecording | Seymour S. Sassafras and Antoine (both played by Danny Kaye) help Peter Cottontail (played byCasey Kasem) with their 'yester-morrow-bile.' (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt from "Musical Comedy Tonight II," February 11, 1981]

    videorecording | Segment 1: Sylvia Fine explains the history behind the 1941 musical "Lady in the Dark" by Moss Hart, Ira Gershwin, and Kurt Weill. (General). Segment 2: Danny Kaye, Lynn Redgrave, and other cast members reenact the circus scene from the original production of "Lady in the Dark." (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt from "Musical Comedy Tonight II," February 11, 1981]

    videorecording | Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine tell stories of the original 1941 production of "Lady in the Dark." (General). Danny Kaye sings "Tchaikovsky and other Russians" from "Lady in the Dark" accaompanied by Sylvia Fine at the piano. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Danny Kaye conducting the Boston Symphony Orchestra in conc...

    videorecording | 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Danny Kaye speaks at a news conference for The White House ...

    videorecording | 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Danny Kaye speaks at a news conference for The White House ...

    videorecording | 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Danny Kaye and Vicki Carr visit troops on the USS Hancock d...

    videorecording | 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Rehearsal and Performance silent video of Danny Kaye perfor...

    videorecording | 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    The dying cowboy [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio Track from Library of Congress LP AFS L28 (General). Photos from Library of Congress online collections (General). Photos used: Bury me not on the lone prairie - as sung originally in "The End of the Trail" - words and music by William Jossey (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b04655 ) -- "Phantom Ridge," Black Hills, Dak. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsc.02652 ) -- ...

    • Contributor: Matthews, Sloan - Lomax, John A. (john Avery)
  • Film, Video

    Sprinkle coal dust on my grave [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio Track taken from Library of Congress LP L60. (General). Photos taken from Library of Congress online collections (General). Coal miner. Cherokee County, Kansas (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b27588) -- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (vicinity). Montour no. 4 mine of the Pittsburgh Coal Company (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8d09850) -- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (vicinity). Montour no. 4 mine of the Pittsburgh Coal Company. Coal miner at ...

    • Contributor: Jenks, Orville J. - Korson, George Gershon
  • Film, Video

    The funeral of Ragheb Moftah at St. Mark's Cathedral, Cairo

    videorecording | 1 video recording : digital ; 4 3/4 in. | June 18, 2001 (Date). St. Mark's Cathedral, Cairo (Venue). In two parts with durations of 51:01 and 33:04. (General). Courtesy of MVF. (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Mvf - Michael Video - Moftah, Ragheb - Girgis, Mikhail Abdallah
    • Date: 2001
  • Collection

    Selections from the Katherine Dunham Collection

    [Katherine Dunham, dancer, three-quarter length portrait] (top to bottom) Katherine Dunham as Woman with a Cigar from Tropics, by Alfredo Valenti; Katherine Dunham in the 1940 Broadway hit production of Cabin in the Sky; Katherine Dunham in Le Jazz Hot, originally presented in 1939; Katherine Dunham in a 1952 photograph of ...

    • Contributor: Dunham, Katherine
    • Date: 1925

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  • Collection

    Patriotic Melodies

    Patriotic Melodies tells the stories behind many of the songs that have now become part of the American national heritage. A combination of hymns, national songs, music of the theater, radio and television, military themes, and poetry, all of this music demonstrates that while over history many things have changed, this expression of pride and hope remain a constant part of the American experience. ...

    • Date: 1900

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  • Film, Video

    Laurence Moftah interviews Margit Toth and Martha Roy, March ...

    videorecording | 1 video disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. | Duratation - 1:31:23 (General). Courtesy of Laurence Moftah and Philip Croom, Associate Dean of the Rare Books and Special Collections Library, American University in Cairo. (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: American University in Cairo - Moftah, Laurence - Toth, Margit - Roy, Martha
    • Date: 2002
  • Film, Video

    Ragheb Moftah's 100th birthday party

    videorecording | 1 video disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. | December 21, 1998 (Date). Duration - 2:00:47 (General). Courtesy of Welcome Video Film, Cairo, Egypt. (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Welcome Video Film
    • Date: 1999
  • Film, Video

    Beautiful dreamer [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 5 min. | Audio track from Angel: CDC 7 54621 2 (General). Illustrations from LOC online collections (General). Illustrations: 1865 sheet music (http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.natlib.ihas.200031128/default.html) -- Stephen Collins Foster (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b04776) -- Oh, hush thee, little dear-my-soul, and close thine eyes in dreaming (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cai.2a15158) -- Elevated railroads in New York City: in the Bowery (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b04565) -- La figure, etudes lithographiées par ...

    • Contributor: Foster, Stephen Collins - Hampson, Thomas - Mason, Molly
  • Film, Video

    At the river [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from Bridge BCD 9046, Track 2 (General). Photos taken from Library of Congress online collections (General). Photos used: Epiphany ceremony. Jordan River. Sanctifying the waters of the Jordan on Ephphany (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/matpc.07454 ) -- Down the Jordan Valley from the Sea of Galilee to the Dead Sea. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/matpc.15250 ) -- Baptismal scene in ...

    • Contributor: Bridge Records - Copland, Aaron - De Gaetani, Jan - Smit, Leo
    • Date: 1993
  • Film, Video

    The Teddy bears' picnic [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from Victor 16001-A as found on the Library of Congress Jukebox. (General). Illustrations: Label of recording (http://www.loc.gov/jukebox/recordings/detail/id/1509) -- Decorations for T. Roosevelt at Brussels (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a27565) -- [Teddy bears, made in New York, on table, in factory(?)] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c08039) -- Stuffing a Teddy Bear (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.01533) -- Cutting out Teddy Bear skins (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.01534) -- Christmas ...

    • Contributor: Victor Records - Bratton, John W. (john Walter) - Pryor, Arthur
    • Date: 1908
  • Film, Video

    That baseball rag [illustrated]

    videorecording | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track from online Jukebox. 3332 (General). Photos used: [President Woodrow Wilson throwing out the first ball, opening day, 1916] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.18475 ) -- Baseball fans - at Polo Grounds, N.Y. April 12, 1911 (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b06584 -- Bugs Raymond, New York Giants, baseball card portrait (http://www.loc.gov/item/2007685634/ ) -- Oscar Stanage/Edgar Summers, Detroit Tigers, baseball card portrait] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/bbc.1981f ) ...

    • Contributor: Collins, Arthur - Wolff, Dave - Jones, Clarence
  • Film, Video

    De brewer's big hosses [illustrated] Temperence song

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from Victor 17455-A as found on the Library of Congress Jukebox. (General). Photos taken from Library of Congress online collections. (General). Photos used: Beer wagon, Minneapolis, Minnesota (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a05323 ) -- [New York City Deputy Police Commissioner John A. Leach, right, watching agents pour liquor into sewer following a raid during the height ...

    • Contributor: Rodeheaver, Homer A. (homer Alvan) - Taylor, H. S. - Herbert, J.
  • Film, Video

    Hilo - Hawaiian march [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from Victor 17767-A as found on the Library of Congress Jukebox. (General). Photos taken from Library of Congress online sources (General). Photos used: S.S. WAIALEALE, modern Inter-Island passenger ship serving the various islands that make up the Territory of Hawaii. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b29599) -- Hawaii 11 (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b33633) -- [Native woman, standing at edge of ...

    • Contributor: Irene West Royal Hawaiians
  • Film, Video

    The rose of no man's land [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track from Victor 18508-B. Matrix B-22411-2. (Source Note). Recorded on Nov. 8, 1918 (Date). Illustrations used: sheet music (http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?dukesm:1:./temp/~ammem_q2qb::)-- Red Cross Nurses (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/hec.08356) -- French Red Cross nurses (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.17067) -- The spirit of America--Join (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g09738) -- Red Cross nurse alongside of soldier in hospital bed, with Christmas decorations (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c07731) -- Third Red Cross roll ...

    • Contributor: Caddigan, Jack - Brennan, James A. - Shaw, Elliott - Hart, Charles H.
  • Film, Video

    Ninipo [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track from Victor 18581-A as found on the Library of Congress Jukebox. (General). Photos taken from Library of Congress online collections (General). Photos used: Poag, Hawaii, volcano (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a18727) -- Portrait of Kaneena, a chief of the Sandwich Islands in the North Pacific Ocean (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c02245) -- [Scene on a pineapple plantation, with harvested pineapples, Hawaii] ...

    • Contributor: Toots Paka Hawaiian Troupe
  • Film, Video

    America the beautiful [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track from Victor 19242-A as found on the LOC Jukebox (http://www.loc.gov/jukebox/recordings/detail/id/9509) (Content). Illustrations: Victor 19242-A record label (http://www.loc.gov/jukebox/recordings/detail/id/9509) -- Rolls of hay dot the landscape of rural Virginia (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/highsm.13875) -- Distant view of Colorado Springs, Colorado, in which the red rocks of the Garden of the Gods state park jut up from the landscape ...

    • Contributor: Shannon Quartet - Ward, Samuel - Bates, Katherine Lee
    • Date: 1924
  • Film, Video

    California here I come [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track from Victor 19261-A as found on the Library of Congress Jukebox (General). Pictures used: Washington, D.C. Snow-covered cars and broken limbs felled by a storm (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b37438) -- Westward Ho! (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b32810) -- View from Twin Peaks, Aug. 1, 1929 (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c02728) -- In the heart of modern Chinatown, San Francisco, Calif. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b44570) -- [Unidentified house, ...

    • Contributor: Victor Records - Manhattan Merrymakers - Price, George - Desylva, G. (buddy Gard) - Meyer, Joseph - Jolson, Al
    • Date: 1924
  • Film, Video

    The battle hymn of the republic [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 4 min. | Audio track from Victor 45121-A as found on the Library of Congress Jukebox. (Content). Illustrations used: Victor 45121 label (http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.natlib.jukebox.5493/default.html) -- Sherman's march to the sea / drawn by F.O.C. Darley. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c16520) -- The burning of Columbia, South Carolina, February 17, 1865 / sketched by W. Waud. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.33131) -- [Portrait of Maj. Gen. William T. ...

    • Contributor: Victor Records - Howe, Julia Ward - Werrenrath, Reinald
    • Date: 1917
  • Film, Video

    Over there [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 4 min. | Audio track taken from Victor 45130-B as found on the LOC Jukebox (http://www.loc.gov/jukebox/recordings/detail/id/5977) (Content). Illustrations: Victor 45130-B record label (http://www.loc.gov/jukebox/recordings/detail/id/5977) -- That's my fight too (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/acd.2a09928) -- I want you for U.S. Army / James Montgomery Flagg. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g03859) -- [World War I Infantry soldiers, standing in front of photographers backdrop] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.11422) -- Our boys in ...

    • Contributor: Bayes, Nora - Cohan, George M. (george Michael)
    • Date: 1917
  • Collection

    The Carnegie Hall Collection of Conversations with Composers

    Ellen Taaffe Zwilich held the first Carnegie Hall Composer’s Chair from 1995 to 1999. One of her many initiatives as chair was to build a video archive of interviews with composers whose works were premiered at Carnegie Hall and whose careers were influenced by that venerable cultural institution. These rich and often remarkably candid conversations feature composers Pierre Boulez, Elliott Carter, David Diamond, Lukas ...

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  • Collection

    Great Conversations in Music

    The programs for "Great Conversations in Music" were created and hosted by the late Eugene Istomin (1925-2003), one of the world's most admired classical musicians. The four-part series was commissioned by the Library of Congress in 2001 and produced and directed by Peter Rosen of Peter Rosen Productions, Inc. Filmed between December 2001 and March 2003 ...

    • Date: 2001

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  • Collection

    Ragtime

    Ragtime, a uniquely American, syncopated musical phenomenon, has been a strong presence in musical composition, entertainment, and scholarship for over a century. See, hear, explore and learn!

    • Date: 1890

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  • Film, Video

    Great conversations: the composers

    videorecording | 1 digibeta videotape; duration: 56 min., 4 sec. | Composers Milton Babbit, Richard Danielpour, Lowell Liebermann, George Perle, Ned Rorem, and Ellen Taaffe Zwilich join Istomin at the American Academy of Arts and Letters in New York to discuss and argue about the strong feelings and controversies surrounding modern contemporary music and the challenges that programming their music presents. The composers talk ...

    • Contributor: Peter Rosen Productions, Inc - Istomin, Eugene - Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe - Rorem, Ned - Perle, George - Lieberman, Lowell - Danielpour, Richard - Babbitt, Milton - Rosen, Peter
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    Great conversations: the conductors: James Conlon

    videorecording | 1 digibeta videotape; duration: 55 min., 45 sec. | In a series of three one-on-one discussions, the Russian-born Mstislav Rostropovich, Indian-born Zubin Mehta, and James Conlon, a native of New York City, converse about leadership and inspiration on the podium, their views about the influence of European classical music on American music, and the influence of American popular music on other cultures. ...

    • Contributor: Peter Rosen Productions, Inc - Istomin, Eugene - Conlon, James - Rosen, Peter - Warshaw, Hilan
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    Great conversations: the virtuosos

    videorecording | 1 digibeta videotape; duration: 51 min., 12 sec. | The violinists Pamela Frank, Jaime Laredo, and Arnold Steinhardt; the cellists Lynn Harrell, Yo-Yo Ma, and Sharon Robinson; and the pianists Claude Frank and Joseph Kalichstein join Istomin in the Library of Congress’ Whittall Pavilion for a conversation among intimate friends about chamber music, performance practices, the influences of master teachers, and the ...

    • Contributor: Peter Rosen Productions, Inc - Istomin, Eugene - Kalichstein, Joseph - Frank, Claude - Robinson, Sharon - Ma, Yo-Yo - Harrell, Lynn - Steinhardt, Arnold - Laredo, Jaime - Frank, Pamela - Rosen, Peter - Warshaw, Hilan
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    Great conversations: the pianists

    videorecording | 1 digibeta videotape; duration: 60 min., 20 sec. | Eugene Istomin and his fellow pianists Emanuel Ax, Yefim Bronfman, Leon Fleisher, Gary Graffman, and Charles Rosen offer insights into the world of the piano as they discuss performance technique and adventures in recording, make humorous observations about their colleagues, and tell inside jokes about great musical icons. The conversations were filmed in ...

    • Contributor: Peter Rosen Productions, Inc - Istomin, Eugene - Bronfman, Yefim - Ax, Emanuel - Fleisher, Leon - Rosen, Charles - Graffman, Gary - Rosen, Peter
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    Great conversations: chamber music

    videorecording | 1 digibeta videotape; duration: 41 min., 45 sec. | Istomin and his colleagues violinists Pamela Frank, Jaime Laredo, Arnold Steinhardt; cellists Lynn Harrell and Sharon Robinson; and pianists Claude Frank and Joseph Kalichstein talk about a range of topics, including the essence of the string quartet, how friendships develop from playing chamber music, and the manner in which chamber musicians exchange ideas. ...

    • Contributor: Peter Rosen Productions, Inc - Istomin, Eugene - Kalichstein, Joseph - Frank, Claude - Robinson, Sharon - Harrell, Lynn - Steinhardt, Arnold - Laredo, Jaime - Frank, Pamela - Rosen, Peter - Warshaw, Hilan
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    Great conversations: the conductors: Zubin Mehta

    videorecording | 1 digibeta videotape; duration: 65 min., 10 sec. | In a series of three one-on-one discussions, the Russian-born Mstislav Rostropovich, Indian-born Zubin Mehta, and James Conlon, a native of New York City, converse about leadership and inspiration on the podium, their views about the influence of European classical music on American music, and the influence of American popular music on other cultures. ...

    • Contributor: Peter Rosen Productions, Inc - Istomin, Eugene - Mehta, Zubin - Rosen, Peter - Warshaw, Hilan
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    Great conversations: the conductors: Mstislav Rostropovich

    videorecording | 1 digibeta videotape; duration: 45 min., 35 sec. | In a series of three one-on-one discussions, the Russian-born Mstislav Rostropovich, Indian-born Zubin Mehta, and James Conlon, a native of New York City, converse about leadership and inspiration on the podium, their views about the influence of European classical music on American music, and the influence of American popular music on other cultures. ...

    • Contributor: Peter Rosen Productions, Inc - Istomin, Eugene - Rostropovich, Mstislav - Rosen, Peter - Warshaw, Hilan
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    Master class with Thomas Hampson and Sgt Kenneth G. Maxwell, ...

    videorecording | Master class conducted at the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska, on May 30, 2006. (General). Courtesy of Sgt Kenneth G. Maxwell,tenor vocalist, USAF Heartland of America Band, Offutt AFB, NE. (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Hampson, Thomas - Maxwell, Sgt. Kenneth G.
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video

    [Performance of Bach's Chaconne on "Brookings" violin]

    videorecording | Violinist Nicholas Kitchen recorded Bach's Chaconne on 5 violins in the Library of Congress's collections to compare the sounds in March, 2007. Recording was made at the Library of Congress by the Information Technologies Services division. (General). The violin that is being performed was made by Nicolo Amati in Cremona in 1654, and is known as the "Brookings." (General). Videorecording (Form). Videorecording ...

    • Contributor: Kitchen, Nicholas - Bach, Johann Sebastian
  • Film, Video

    [Performance of Bach's Chaconne on "Kreisler" violin]

    videorecording | Violinist Nicholas Kitchen recorded Bach's Chaconne on 5 violins in the Library of Congress's collections to compare the sounds in March, 2007. Recording was made at the Library of Congress by the Information Technologies Services division. (General). The violin that is being performed was made by Giuseppe Guarneri (del Gesu) in Cremona ca. 1730, and is known as the "Kreisler." (General). Videorecording ...

    • Contributor: Kitchen, Nicholas Kitchen - Bach, Johann Sebastian
  • Film, Video

    [Performance of Bach's Chaconne on "Goldberg-Baron Vitta" vio...

    videorecording | Violinist Nicholas Kitchen recorded Bach's Chaconne on 5 violins in the Library of Congress's collections to compare the sounds in March, 2007. Recording was made at the Library of Congress by the Information Technologies Services division. (General). The violin that is being performed was made by Giuseppe Guarneri (del Gesu) in Cremona ca. 1730, and is known as the "Goldberg-Baron Vitta." (General). ...

    • Contributor: Kitchen, Nicholas Kitchen - Bach, Johann Sebastian
  • Film, Video

    [Performance of Bach's Chaconne on "Betts" violin]

    videorecording | Violinist Nicholas Kitchen recorded Bach's Chaconne on 5 violins in the Library of Congress's collections to compare the sounds in March, 2007. Recording was made at the Library of Congress by the Information Technologies Services division. (General). The violin that is being performed was made by Antonio Stradivari in Cremona in 1704, and is known as the "Betts." (General). Videorecording (Form). Videorecording ...

    • Contributor: Kitchen, Nicholas Kitchen - Bach, Johann Sebastian
  • Film, Video

    [Comparison of performances of Bach's Chaconne on five violins]

    videorecording | Violinist Nicholas Kitchen recorded Bach's Chaconne on 5 violins in the Library of Congress's collections to compare the sounds in March, 2007. Recording was made at the Library of Congress by the Information Technologies Services division. (General). The violins on which Kitchen performs are the "Brookings," the "Betts," the "Kreisler," the "Goldberg-Baron Vitta," and the "Castelbarco." (General). Videorecording (Form). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Kitchen, Nicholas - Bach, Johann Sebastian
  • Film, Video

    A fireside chat with Gunther Schuller

    videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 56 min. | Whittall Pavilion, Library of Congress (Venue). December 16, 2005 (Date). Pre-concert interview (General). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Schuller, Gunther - Vita, Susan - Schissel, Loras J.
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    Interview with Guillermo Klein

    videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 49 min. | Whittall Pavilion, Library of Congress (Venue). February 29, 2008 (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Klein, Guillermo - Appelbaum, Larry
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video

    American Musicalogical Society and Library of Congress joint ...

    videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 68 min. | Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress (Venue). March 26, 2008 (Date). Series of lectures (General). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Vita, Susan - Atlinson, Charles - Oja, Carol - Tick, Judith - Seeger, Michael
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video

    Eminent Copts in Egyptian history The power of Coptic music, ...

    videorecording | 1 video : digital : 4 3/4 in. | Subtitled by Aris Ebeid (General). Interview with Ragheb Moftah conducted on March 31, 1998 (Date). Duration 45:32 (General). Courtesy of Youssef Sidhom, Editor-in- chief, Watani Newspaper (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Watani - Moftah, Ragheb - Kamel, Adel - Sidhom, Youssef - Ebeid, Aris
    • Date: 1998
  • Film, Video

    Four interviews with Ragheb Moftah by Raymond Stock

    videorecording | 1 video recording : digital, 4 3/4 in. | Interviews Conducted at Library of Congress, Cairo Office (Venue). Part of the Library of Congress World Heritage Series, 1996-1997. (General). Courtesy of Laurence Moftah (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Moftah, Ragheb - Stock, Raymond T. - Moftah, Laurence
    • Date: 1997
  • Film, Video

    The Sea

    videorecording | 1 video, 2 minutes, 40 seconds | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, October 2009. Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Hampson, Thomas - Macdowell, Edward
  • Film, Video

    Sure on this shining night

    videorecording | 1 video, 2 minutes, 27 seconds | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, October 2009. (General). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hampson, Thomas - Barber, Samuel
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    The old man's love song

    videorecording | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, October 2009. (General). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Hampson, Thomas - Farwell, Arthur
  • Film, Video

    Grief

    videorecording | 1 video, 3 minutes, 9 seconds | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, October 2009. (General). Courtesy of William Grant Still Music, www.williamgrantstill.com (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hampson, Thomas - Still, William Grant
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    Russian-American jazz summit featuring Cyril Moshkow and Larr...

    videorecording | videorecording ; 62 min. | The Open World Leadership Center and the Library of Congress Music Division cosponsored the Russian-American Jazz Summit. Conversations on the American influence in Russian Jazz were led by two world-renowned jazz experts, Russian Cyril Moshkow and American Larry Appelbaum. Both of these experts have been involved with Open World Jazz delegations. (Content). Recorded on September 30, 2009 ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Appelbaum, Larry - Moshkow, Cyril
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    Jazz conversation with Jim Hall

    videorecording | videorecording ; 57 min. | Recorded on March 30, 2009 (Date). Speaker Biography: Jim [James Stanley] Hall was born in Buffalo, Dec. 4, 1930. After studying composition at the Cleveland Institute of Music, Hall moved to Los Angeles where he studied classical guitar and began working with Chico Hamilton's Quintet and the Jimmy Giuffre Three. A gifted, thoughtful improviser, Hall is best ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hall, Jim - Appelbaum, Larry
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    Interview with composer and pianist Fred Hersch

    videorecording | videorecording ; 50 min. | Recorded on October 26, 2007 (Date). Part of the series "American Creativity: The Composer-Performer," this interview with the composer and pianist Fred Hersch was presented by the Library's Music Division as a pre-concert presentation. The interviewer is Ben Roe. (Content). Speaker Biography: Fred Hersch (born October 21, 1955 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is a contemporary American jazz pianist ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hersch, Fred - Roe, Ben
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video

    Pianist, vocalist and composer Henry Butler discusses teachin...

    videorecording | videorecording ; 69 min. | Recorded on November 1, 2007 (Date). Pianist, vocalist and composer Henry Butler discusses his life of teaching and performing rhythm and blues and jazz. He performs selected pieces on the piano that were influenced by his native New Orleans. Butler also shares his experience of losing his home from Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Interviewing Butler is the ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Butler - Henry Butler - Henry - Pianist Butler - Pianist - Appelbaum, Larry
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video

    Interview with Thomas Hampson, conducted by Denise Gallo

    videorecording | 1 video, 41 minutes | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, 2009. (General). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hampson, Thomas - Gallo, Denise
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    The sound of Broadway music - An introduction and a discussi...

    videorecording | videorecording : 103 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditourium, Library of Congress, Washington DC. (Venue). Recorded on May 6, 2009 at 10 AM. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Ramin, Sid - Vita, Sue
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    The sound of Broadway music - Great Broadway orchestrators d...

    videorecording | videorecording : 107 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditourium, Library of Congress, Washington DC. (Venue). Recorded on May 6, 2009 at 1:30 PM. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    The sound of Broadway music - A conversation with Jonathan T...

    videorecording | videorecording : 149 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditourium, Library of Congress, Washington DC. (Venue). Recorded on May 6, 2009 at 5 PM. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Tunick, Jonathan
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    The sound of Broadway music - The song: From piano bench to...

    videorecording | videorecording : 116 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditourium, Library of Congress, Washington DC. (Venue). Recorded on May 7, 2009 at 10 AM. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    The sound of Broadway music - Practical matters

    videorecording | videorecording : 191 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditourium, Library of Congress, Washington DC. (Venue). Recorded on May 7, 2009 at 1 PM. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    Night wanderers

    videorecording | From Favorites from the Song of America Tour with Thomas Hampson, baritone, and Wolfram Rieger, piano. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Washington, DC, October 28, 2010. (Source Note). Courtesy of the Samuel Barber Estate and G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com. Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc. http://www.schirmer.com/ (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Barber, Samuel - Davies, W. H. (william Henry) - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    Solitary hotel

    videorecording | From Favorites from the Song of America Tour with Thomas Hampson, baritone, and Wolfram Rieger, piano. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Washington, DC, October 28, 2010. (Source). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Barber, Samuel - Joyce, James - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    My days have been so wondrous free

    videorecording | From Favorites from the Song of America Tour with Thomas Hampson, baritone, and Wolfram Rieger, piano. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Washington, DC, October 28, 2010. (Source). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Hopkinson, Francis - Parnell, Thomas - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Date: 1775
  • Film, Video

    Open thy lattice, love

    videorecording | From Favorites from the Song of America Tour with Thomas Hampson, baritone, and Wolfram Rieger, piano. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Washington, DC, October 28, 2010. (Source Characteristics). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Foster, Stephen Collins - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Date: 1861
  • Film, Video

    The Dodger

    videorecording | From Favorites from the Song of America Tour with Thomas Hampson, baritone, and Wolfram Rieger, piano. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Washington, DC, October 28, 2010. (Source). Used by permission of the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc., copyright owner. For musical works contact the Business Affairs Department, Boosey & Hawkes, Inc., 35 East 21st Street, New York, NY, 10010, fax (212) ...

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
  • Film, Video

    Letter to Mrs. Bixby

    videorecording | From Favorites from the Song of America Tour with Thomas Hampson, baritone, and Wolfram Rieger, piano. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Washington, DC, October 28, 2010. (Source). Courtesy of Boosey & Hawkes http://www.boosey.com/cr/music/Michael-Daugherty-Letters-from-Lincoln/53473 (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Daugherty, Michael - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
  • Film, Video

    General William Booth enters into Heaven

    videorecording | Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Homer, Sidney - Lindsay, Vachel - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram