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  • Film, Video

    The last days of a president films of McKinley and the Pan-American Exposition, 1901 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Presents twenty-eight films from the Paper Print Collection of the Library of Congress. Produced by the Edison Manufacturing Company from March to November 1901, these actuality motion pictures feature footage of President William McKinley at his second inauguration; the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York; McKinley at the Pan-American Exposition; and McKinley's funeral. Links to a section of The Learning Page covering the subjects ...

    • Date: 199?
  • Film, Video

    The rival brothers' patriotism /

    Two brothers, Jim and Robert, who are rivals for the same woman, Mary, enlist in the Union Army during the Civil War. Six months later at camp, Jim inadvertently reads Mary's letter to Robert and realizes Mary loves Robert. That same day, Jim and Robert are charged with carrying a message through enemy territory. While on their mission, Jim confesses that he read Mary's ...

    • Contributor: American Kinema - Pathé Frères (france) - Pathé Frères (u.s.) - Afi/Marshall (george) Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1911
  • Film, Video

    The last days of President McKinley--films of William McKinley and the Pan-American Exposition, 1901 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Compilation of 28 films from the Library of Congress Paper Print Collection.

    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video

    Spirit of '76

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (58 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (58 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. | 1 roll (58 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. | Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 19May1905; H61107. Original main title lacking. Duration: 0:57 at 16 fps. Materials ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Bitzer, G. W. - Willard, Archibald M. - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1905
  • Film, Video

    Funeral of Hiram Cronk /

    The film shows a city thoroughfare lined with crowds of people watching a military parade. The first group to come into view is a marching band [Frame: 0120], then a large formation of soldiers in the uniform of Rough Riders [0720]. Following them is a hearse drawn by four black horses, escorted by veterans of the Civil War [2742], and horse-drawn open carriages. The ...

    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1905
  • Film, Video

    San Francisco's future /

    By mid-1916, after viewing the carnage in Europe, the United States saw itself poised with great reluctance on the edge of participation in World War I. Isolationism and anti-preparedness feeling remained strong in San Francisco, not only among radicals such as the International Workers of the Worlds ("the Wobblies"), but also among responsible labor leaders. At the same time, with the rise of Bolshevism ...

    • Contributor: Hearst, Phoebe Apperson - Rodiester, Claire - Rolph, James - Afi/Post (george) Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1916
  • Film, Video

    President Wilson arrives in New York to lead fourth Liberty Loan parade [1918] /

    Views of fourth Liberty Loan ceremonies in New York City and Washington, Sept. 1918. Inaugurating a national drive for the sale of liberty bonds, President Wilson, his wife Edith, and mother-in-law, Mrs. W. H. Bolling, arrive in New York on Sept. 27, 1918. At Pennsylvania Railroad Station they are greeted by crowds and joined by the President's two daughters, Margaret Wilson and Eleanor McAdoo, ...

    • Contributor: Wilson, Woodrow - Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt - Wilson, Margaret Woodrow - McAdoo, Eleanor Wilson - McAdoo, W. G. (william Gibbs) - Rowe, L. S. (leo Stanton) - White, Sallie Bolling - Cartier, Emile - Farrar, Geraldine - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
  • Film, Video

    The Spanish-American War in motion pictures Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Features sixty-eight motion pictures produced between 1898 and 1901 of the Spanish-American War and the subsequent Philippine Revolution. Made by the Edison Manufacturing Company and the American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, films depict troops, ships, notable figures, and parades, as well as reenactments of battles and other war-time events. Offered as part of the American Memory online resource compiled by the National Digital Library ...

    • Date: 1998
  • Collection

    African American History Month Celebration: National Visionary Leadership Project Showcase

    The Library of Congress celebrated African American History Month with its signature event--a showcase of the American Folklife Center's National Visionary Leadership Project (NVLP) Collection. The NVLP is a collection of oral life histories of extraordinary African American elders who have made significant contributions to American society, and the American Folklife Center is the official repository for these stories. The Library's signature event featured ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2008-02-22
  • Film, Video

    Costume, 1750-1880. Catalog Record Only

    Presents examples of fancy dress or evening wear in America from 1750 to 1880, showing how much was an imitation of European fashion.

    • Date: 1975
  • Film, Video

    The Revolutionary war. Victory or death / Catalog Record Only

    Washington crosses the Delaware and the tide of war turns. In Misfortunes of war, The British open a new front on the New York frontier, while in Paris, an aging Benjamin Franklin uses all his charms to convince France to join the fight. In the Widening war, a German drillmaster at Valley Forge named Von Stuben turns farmers into soldiers, and George Rogers Clark ...

    • Date: 1995
  • Film, Video

    Omnibus. Catalog Record Only

    An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting of four segments of varying lengths.

    • Date: 1954
  • Film, Video

    America's castles. Movie palaces / Catalog Record Only

    Explores the architecture of four American movie theaters: the New Amsterdam in New York City, the Fox in Atlanta, and the Chinese and Wiltern Theaters in Los Angeles.

    • Date: 1998
  • Film, Video

    A Walk through the 20th century with Bill Moyers. The twenties / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on video: CEL/BDM ; 1983. Associate producer, Betty Scharf ; edited by Gerard Klein ; camera, Larry Gianneschi III, Hank Holton ; theme composed by Michael Valenti. Bill Moyers. Episode no. 117. Variety, 1/19/84. Reference sources used: Variety, 1/19/84; M/B/RS descriptive files; Television programming source books, 1991-92, vol. 4, series, p. S-131; accessioning card; PBS Video, 1991-1992 catalogue, p. ...

    • Date: 1985
  • Film, Video

    Unknown Chaplin. Hidden treasures / Catalog Record Only

    Third part of a three-part documentary television series which observes film director Charlie Chaplin's creative processes, using footage from his films and home movies.

    • Date: 1983
  • Film, Video

    In search of history. True story of Sacco and Vanzetti / Catalog Record Only

    Re-examines the 1921 case of Sacco and Vanzetti, the anarchists who were tried for murder and executed in Massachusetts. Discusses whether they were the victims of prejudice and a corrupt judicial system.

    • Date: 1998
  • Film, Video

    The Danny Kaye show. Catalog Record Only

    LP34429 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Dena Pictures, Inc.; 24Sep66; LP34429. Minor change version: [Syndicated version]. -- United States : Dena Pictures, Inc., c1966. Musical director, Paul Weston ; musical numbers choreographed by Tony Charmoli ; choral direction & additional vocal material by Earl Brown. Guests: Frankie Randall, the Peanuts. Performers: Paul Weston and his orchestra, the Tony Charmoli Dancers, the Earl Brown Singers, Harvey ...

    • Date: 1966
  • Film, Video

    Voices of the American Revolution: Edward Marshall, loyalist. Catalog Record Only

    Edward Marshall, a fictitious character of American Revolutionary times, examines the conflicting emotions of an American loyalist who finds himself in a civil war in South Carolina.

    • Date: 1975
  • Film, Video

    American cinema. The edge of Hollywood / Catalog Record Only

    Part 10 of 10. "Independent new talents like Spike Lee, Joel and Ethan Coen, Jim Jarmusch and others are changing movies' shapes and meanings by insisting on making films on their own terms"--WETA magazine, Feb. 1995, p. 16.

    • Date: 1995
  • Film, Video

    Ford startime. Soldiers in greasepaint / Catalog Record Only

    Musical salute to the USO--United Service Organizations--on its 20th anniversary of providing recreation and entertainment for millions of American servicemen in far-flung lands. Includes musical numbers, dance, a brief filmed tribute by former President Harry S. Truman, and a film segment of famous stars in the service of the USO, including Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, Marilyn Monroe, Danny Kaye, Debbie Reynolds, Betty Hutton, Jack ...

    • Date: 1960
  • Film, Video

    Textiles. Catalog Record Only

    Presents examples of textiles made primarily by women in early America. Shows how the samplers, etc. represent art, self-expression, and utility.

    • Date: 1975
  • Film, Video

    First Congress of Chinese students in the US (opening ceremony) / Catalog Record Only

    News broadcasts and interviews documenting the Tiananmen Square student-led democratic movement in 1989 and demonstrations in later years.

    • Date: 1989
  • Film, Video

    Wide wide world. The fabulous infant / Catalog Record Only

    Music composed and conducted by David Broekman. Host: Dave Garroway. NBC inventory box no. 1007. Operation no. 57-1631-A. Reference sources used: NBC program analysis files, program file [MI]; Einstein's Special edition ... 1955-1979, p. 724. Received: 7/16/86; arch neg, neg trk and mag trk; gift; NBC Television Collection. Screened for credit sequences only.

    • Date: 1957
  • Film, Video

    Frontline. The spy hunter / Catalog Record Only

    Tom Mangold profiles the mysterious, tortured life of James Jesus Angleton, ex-chief of counter-intelligence for the CIA who was obsessed by the belief that the agency was harboring a mole. His pursuit ruined lives and careers and seriously skewed U.S. intelligence.

    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video

    Malone. Shelby Foote / Catalog Record Only

    Writer Shelby Foote talks about the Civil War and the writing of his three-volume series on the war. He also discusses his other writings and famous authors he has known.

    • Date: 1991