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    Joseph Echols Lowery oral history interview conducted by Jose...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Lowery, Joseph (Joseph E.)
    • Date: 2011-06-06

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    10 buildings that changed America /
    Ten buildings that changed America
    10 Buildings That Changed America tells the stories of ten influential works of architecture, the people who imagined them, and the way these landmarks ushered in innovative cultural shifts throughout our society. These 10 Buildings represent architects who dared to strike out on their own and design radical new types of buildings that permanently altered our environmental and cultural landscape.
    • Contributor: Protess, Dan - Baer, Geoffrey - Wttw (Television Station : Chicago, Ill.) - Window to the World Communications, Inc - Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) - Pbs Distribution (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
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    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
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    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
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    Laborlore Keynote Address Nick Spitzer presents a talk titled "In Katrina's Wake: The Building Trades in New Orleans." This presentation focuses on the historical and contemporary relationships of skilled building trades workers in New Orleans to the musical and visual culture of their place. Interviews with veteran workers in the local music and work communities point to the resilience and creative spirit of New Orleans communities as ...
    • Contributor: Spitzer, Nick - Alvarez, Maribel L - Ardery, Julia S. - Cannon, Hal - Dickens, Hazel - Eff, Elaine - Fleischhauer, Carl - Glaser-Church, Susan - Johnson, Paula J. - Lane, James "petey," ... Spitzer, Nick - Alvarez, Maribel L - Ardery, Julia S. - Cannon, Hal - Dickens, Hazel - Eff, Elaine - Fleischhauer, Carl - Glaser-Church, Susan - Johnson, Paula J. - Lane, James "petey," - Lewis, Anne - McCarl, Robert - McNeil, Bryan T. - Munoz, Michael S. - Purkey, Elaine - Roediger, David R. - Seeger, Mike - Spitzer, Nicholas R. - Wilson, Joe - Archie Green Fund for Labor Culture & History - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2007-08-16
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    Making a Way Out of No Way: Martin Luther King's Use of Prove... For more than ten years Wolfgang Mieder has made the study of proverbs in political discourse one of his major research areas, particularly the role of proverbs at critical moments in American history. In this lecture he discusses his research for his most recent book, "Making a Way Out of No Way: Martin Luther King's Sermonic Proverbial Rhetoric" (2010). In barely 40 years of ...
    • Contributor: Mieder , Wolfgang - Mieder, Wolfgang
    • Date: 2011-02-10
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    Thomas Walter Gaither oral history interview conducted by Jos... Thomas Gaither recalls growing up in Great Falls, South Carolina, attending Claflin College, and leading the college's National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) chapter. He remembers the student sit-ins in Orangeburg, South Carolina, joining the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), and being arrested for protesting in Hollywood, Florida. He discusses organizing the Freedom Rides, his belief in nonviolence, and earning his ...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Gaither, Thomas Walter
    • Date: 2011-09-12

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    [Brigadier General Eleazer A. Paine, Colonel of the 9th Illin... 1 photograph : glass plate negative ; plate 21 x 13 cm.
    • Date: 1861
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    After Newtown: guns in America /
    Guns in America
    An unprecedented exploration of America's enduring relationship with firearms. From the first European settlements in the New World to frontier justice; from 19th Century immigrant riots to gangland violence in the Roaring Twenties; from the Civil War to Civil Rights, guns have been at center of our national narrative for four hundred years. Americans have relied on guns to sustain communities, challenge authority, and ...
    • Contributor: Harris, Richard - Silvers, Jonathan - Flynn, Patrick - Shapiro, Alissa - Caccamise, Robert - Saybrook Productions, Ltd - Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) - Pbs Distribution (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
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    Laborlore: Expressive Culture, Work Culture and the Art of Re... This panel considers the artistic representations of work in a range of cultural and social contexts (Mexico, Texas, Nevada, San Francisco) and in a variety of media (graphic arts, video and material culture). The panel focuses on issues of self-representation, the aesthetics of portraying work culture for both inside and outside audiences and the ways in which members of working communities adapt old and ...
    • Contributor: Various - Alvarez, Maribel L - Ardery, Julia S. - Cannon, Hal - Dickens, Hazel - Eff, Elaine - Fleischhauer, Carl - Glaser-Church, Susan - Johnson, Paula J. - Lane, James "petey," ... Various - Alvarez, Maribel L - Ardery, Julia S. - Cannon, Hal - Dickens, Hazel - Eff, Elaine - Fleischhauer, Carl - Glaser-Church, Susan - Johnson, Paula J. - Lane, James "petey," - Lewis, Anne - McCarl, Robert - McNeil, Bryan T. - Munoz, Michael S. - Purkey, Elaine - Roediger, David R. - Seeger, Mike - Spitzer, Nicholas R. - Wilson, Joe - Archie Green Fund for Labor Culture & History - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2007-08-16
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    Laborlore: Social Justice, the Environment and the Ethics of ... The panel examines the work that the participants have done in mining communities in the US South and West by beginning with a consideration of pioneer scholar George Korson, one of the most prolific collectors and publishers of mining folksong, folklore and cultural history. By linking Korson's focus on local economic and political concerns to larger global environmental and human rights issues in contemporary ...
    • Contributor: Various - Alvarez, Maribel L - Ardery, Julia S. - Cannon, Hal - Dickens, Hazel - Eff, Elaine - Fleischhauer, Carl - Glaser-Church, Susan - Johnson, Paula J. - Lane, James "petey," ... Various - Alvarez, Maribel L - Ardery, Julia S. - Cannon, Hal - Dickens, Hazel - Eff, Elaine - Fleischhauer, Carl - Glaser-Church, Susan - Johnson, Paula J. - Lane, James "petey," - Lewis, Anne - McCarl, Robert - McNeil, Bryan T. - Munoz, Michael S. - Purkey, Elaine - Roediger, David R. - Seeger, Mike - Spitzer, Nicholas R. - Wilson, Joe - Archie Green Fund for Labor Culture & History - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2007-08-16
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    The rival brothers' patriotism
    Patriotisme des frères rivaux
    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
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    Laborlore: Collecting and Contextualizing Laborlore Through a case study approach, the panelists focus on a range of issues confronting documentary fieldworkers and their community collaborators in the arena of documenting and representing occupational lore and traditions. Focusing on maritime traditions and ranching culture, participants address the issues of how to frame labor culture and traditions for a broader public in the realm of the museum, the internet and live ...
    • Contributor: Various - Alvarez, Maribel L - Ardery, Julia S. - Cannon, Hal - Dickens, Hazel - Eff, Elaine - Fleischhauer, Carl - Glaser-Church, Susan - Johnson, Paula J. - Lane, James "petey," ... Various - Alvarez, Maribel L - Ardery, Julia S. - Cannon, Hal - Dickens, Hazel - Eff, Elaine - Fleischhauer, Carl - Glaser-Church, Susan - Johnson, Paula J. - Lane, James "petey," - Lewis, Anne - McCarl, Robert - McNeil, Bryan T. - Munoz, Michael S. - Purkey, Elaine - Roediger, David R. - Seeger, Mike - Spitzer, Nicholas R. - Wilson, Joe - Archie Green Fund for Labor Culture & History - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2007-08-16
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    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
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    [Brigadier General Adam Badeau of 4th Regular Army Infantry R... 1 photograph : glass plate negative ; plate 13 x 10 cm (4 x 5 format)
    • Date: 1861
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    The last days of a president films of McKinley and the Pan-Am...
    Films of McKinley and the Pan-American Exposition, 1901
    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?
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    Frederick Law Olmsted : designing America / A biography of the man who made public parks an essential part of American life. He made enormous contributions to the American landscape, believing a park was both a work of art and a necessity for urban life. Olmsted's efforts to preserve nature created an "environmental ethic" decades before the environmental movement became a force in American politics.
    • Contributor: Hott, Lawrence R. - Garey, Diane - Chowder, Ken - Channing, Stockard - Scott, Campbell - Rybczynski, Witold - Beveridge, Charles E. - Wned-Tv (Television Station : Buffalo, N.Y.) - Florentine Films - Hott Productions - Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) - Pbs Distribution (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2014
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    [Brigadier General Jeremiah Cutler Sullivan of Co. E, 6th Ind... 1 photograph : glass plate negative ; plate 21 x 13 cm.
    • Date: 1861
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    U.S. cruiser "Raleigh"
    United States cruiser "Raleigh"
    "A panoramic view of the "Raleigh" as she lies at anchor off 27th Steet, North River, April 17, 1899. Captain Coghlan stands among a group of officers near the bridge. The "Raleigh" fired the first gun at Manila, and is the first boat of the Pacific Squadron visiting New York. All the details of the famous battleship are clearly shown as the launch from ...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress) - Coghlan, Joseph Bullock
    • Date: 1899
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    Oral History with Traditional Artist Flory Jagoda
    Oral history with traditional artist Flory Jagoda
    In this interview with Howard Bass, singer and composer Flory Jagoda discusses her family and her life before, during, and after the Second World War and the influence these experiences had on her singing and songwriting.
    • Contributor: Jagoda, Flory - Bass, Howard - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 2013-11-20
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    John and Jean Rosenberg oral history interview conducted by D... Jean and John Rosenberg begin this interview with recollections of their families' backgrounds. Jean learned about social issues as she was raised by a Quaker family in Pennsylvania, and John's family fled Germany under threat from the Nazis. Jean attended Wilmington College and became a research analyst for the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division. John grew up in Gastonia, North Carolina, where FBI ...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Rosenberg, John M. - Rosenberg, Jean Voelker
    • Date: 2013-08-15

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    The Spanish-American War in motion pictures 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
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    Open Mic: A Conversation with David Bromberg David Bromberg's genre-defying performance style and eclectic repertoire make him a great example of an outstanding artist who draws upon both tradition and personal creativity to captivate contemporary audiences. His second and equally successful career as a luthier (violin maker) and musical instrument expert will also be an important part of the conversation.
    • Contributor: Bromberg, David - Groce, Nancy - Ward-Bamford, Carol Lynn - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division
    • Date: 2014-03-31
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    [Major General William Henry Chase Whiting of 1st Confederate... 1 photograph : glass plate negative ; plate 13 x 9 cm.
    • Date: 1861
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    Take Me Out to the Library of Congress Librarian of Congress James H. Billington kicks off the Library's Baseball Americana Symposium with the help of Martha Madden, Ernie Banks and Rep. Zach Wamp. Baseball Hall of Famer Ernie Banks is presented with the Living Legend Award given by the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Alstrom, Ed - Banks, Ernie - Ceresi, Frank - Cook, Murray - Dickson, Paul - Dierker, Larry - Frank, Russell - Hillerich, John - Johnson, Mamie - Katz, Harry L. ... Alstrom, Ed - Banks, Ernie - Ceresi, Frank - Cook, Murray - Dickson, Paul - Dierker, Larry - Frank, Russell - Hillerich, John - Johnson, Mamie - Katz, Harry L. - Kraig, Bruce - Reyburn, Susan - Smith, Claire - American Folklife Center - Library of Congress. Publishing Office - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009-09-30
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    Baseball Americana Symposium 2009 Even those of us who love a day out at the ballgame probably spend more of our baseball time in and around our homes, with our families, friends and neighbors. This event explores the many ways we enjoy baseball at home, from watching it on TV, to following our favorite players and their all-important statistics, to playing baseball, softball and stickball in parks and ...
    • Contributor: Alstrom, Ed - Banks, Ernie - Ceresi, Frank - Cook, Murray - Dickson, Paul - Dierker, Larry - Frank, Russell - Hillerich, John - Johnson, Mamie - Katz, Harry L. ... Alstrom, Ed - Banks, Ernie - Ceresi, Frank - Cook, Murray - Dickson, Paul - Dierker, Larry - Frank, Russell - Hillerich, John - Johnson, Mamie - Katz, Harry L. - Kraig, Bruce - Reyburn, Susan - Smith, Claire - American Folklife Center - Library of Congress. Publishing Office - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009-10-03
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    [Brigadier General Harvey Graham of Co. B, 1st Iowa Infantry ... 1 photograph : glass plate negative ; plate 13 x 10 cm (4 x 5 format)
    • Date: 1861
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    Baseball Americana Symposium 2009 The second part of this symposium brings together panelists who discuss the different aspects of baseball in America. Baseball Hall of Famer Ernie Banks is featured as well as a rendition of "Take Me Out To The Ball Game."
    • Contributor: Alstrom, Ed - Banks, Ernie - Ceresi, Frank - Cook, Murray - Dickson, Paul - Dierker, Larry - Frank, Russell - Hillerich, John - Johnson, Mamie - Katz, Harry L. ... Alstrom, Ed - Banks, Ernie - Ceresi, Frank - Cook, Murray - Dickson, Paul - Dierker, Larry - Frank, Russell - Hillerich, John - Johnson, Mamie - Katz, Harry L. - Kraig, Bruce - Reyburn, Susan - Smith, Claire - American Folklife Center - Library of Congress. Publishing Office - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009-10-03
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    Seeing Mary: Belief, Politics, and Practice at Marian Apparit... What happens in a community after a Catholic claims to see and hear Mary, the Blessed Mother? Always a challenging situation, the claims are contested while individuals try to discern the credibility of the visionary and the apparition. Those who choose to believe develop devotional practices to honor Mary at the site made sacred through her visit. These devotions are both ancient and emergent, ...
    • Contributor: Pryor, Anne - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2008-06-03
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    President Wilson arrives in New York to lead fourth Liberty L... 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: International Film Service - Roosevelt Memorial Association - Pathé Exchange - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress) - 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
    • Date: 1918
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    An-Sky Ensemble Oral History Members of the An-sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble, who are performers as well as researchers of Yiddish music, discuss their history.
    • Contributor: An-Sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble
    • Date: 2013-06-25
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    Coffeehouses: Folk Music, Culture & Counterculture Since the 1950s, the history of the American folk music revival has been intertwined with the rise of coffeehouses and coffeehouse culture. This forum brings together notable coffeehouse producer Betsy Siggins from Boston's legendary Club 47, Caffe Lena History Project Founder and Producer Jocelyn Arem, filmmaker and documentarian Todd Kwait, and Baltimore-based performer and "open mic" organizer Rob Hinkal to explore folk music coffeehouses, ...
    • Contributor: Arem, Jocelyn - Hinkal, Rob - Groce, Nancy - Kwait, Todd - Siggins, Betsy - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2014-04-11
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    We Had Sneakers, They Had Guns: The Kids Who Fought for Civil... As an illustrator and journalist, Tracy Sugarman covered the nearly one thousand student volunteers who traveled to the Mississippi Delta to assist black citizens in the South in registering to vote. Two white students and one black student were slain in the struggle, many were beaten and hundreds arrested, and churches and homes were burned to the ground by the opponents of equality. Yet ...
    • Contributor: Sugarman, Tracy - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009-05-05
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    Squeeze This! A Cultural History of the Accordion in America Polka, zydeco, and "Lady of Spain": If this is your idea of the only genres wherein the accordion flourishes, prepare to be enlightened by the history of this robust instrument's odyssey across the American musical landscape and its dramatic rise, fall, and rise again in 20th century popular culture.
    • Contributor: Jacobson, Marion - Jacobson, Marion S.
    • Date: 2012-07-12
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    Gen. Wm. A. Pile 1 photograph : glass plate negative ; plate 13 x 11 cm. | Photograph shows Union General William A. Pile, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front.
    • Date: 1861
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    African American History Month Celebration: National Visionar... 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
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    The last days of President McKinley--films of William McKinle... Compilation of 28 films from the Library of Congress Paper Print Collection.
    • Date: 1991
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    The Long Black Freedom Struggle: African American Soldiers in... Adriane Lentz-Smith of Duke University and David Cline of Virginia Tech discuss the forgotten history of African-American participation in WWI and Korea, followed by a discussion facilitated by Robert Patrick, director of the Veterans History Project.
    • Contributor: Various - Cline, David P. - Lentz-Smith, Adriane - Patrick, Robert - American Folklife Center - Veterans History Project (U.S.) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Blacks in Government (U.S.). Library of Congress Chapter
    • Date: 2014-03-18
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    Robert Burns at 250: Poetry, Politics and Performance: Day Tw... To mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet, the American Folklife Center, in collaboration with the Scottish government as part of its Homecoming Scotland 2009 celebration, presented a free public symposium on Burns' life and work, as well as his impact on America and American culture. A panel discussion titled "Burns and His World" kicked off the second ...
    • Contributor: Various - Bennett, Margaret - Bulger, Peggy A. - Bold, Valentina - Cole, John Young - Cowan, Edward J. - Crawford, Robert - Edwards, Nat - Gray, Patricia H. - Kay, Billy ... Various - Bennett, Margaret - Bulger, Peggy A. - Bold, Valentina - Cole, John Young - Cowan, Edward J. - Crawford, Robert - Edwards, Nat - Gray, Patricia H. - Kay, Billy - Lambert, Marc - Miller, Ed - Newton, Cate - Ryan, Kay - Salmond, Alex - Sklarew, Myra - Winick, Stephen D. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009-02-25
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    Not the Same Old(Folk) Song and Dance: Field Recordings in th... videorecording | videorecording; 52 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). July 27, 2006. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Barton, Matthew - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2006
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    Luis Zapata oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Crosby, Emilye - Zapata, Luis
    • Date: 2013-06-27

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    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
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    Civil War symposium
    Civil War and American memory
    Webcast of a 2 1/2 day symposium with leading Civil War experts. It consisted of eight panel discussions on various aspects of the war, presentations of Library of Congress Civil War materials, dramatic readings from Civil War letters, diaries and other materials, a showing of the film The Red Badge of Courage and silent films about the war, and a concert of Civil War ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress Civil War Symposium
    • Date: 2002
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    U.S. cruiser "Olympia" leading naval parade
    United States cruiser "Olympia" leading naval parade | US cruiser "Olympia" leading naval parade | U. S. cruiser "Olympia" firing salute
    "We equipped eight parties on the occasion of Admiral Dewey's arrival in New York Harbor, Wednesday, September 27th, 1899, and secured the following excellent moving pictures of the Admiral and his great ship, together with the stirring events of Dewey Day, September 29th, the day of the Naval Parade"--Edison films catalog. The "Olympia", at the head of Admiral Dewey's naval parade steams up the ...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress) - Dewey, George
    • Date: 1899
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    Robert Burns at 250: Poetry, Politics and Performance: Day Tw... To mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet, the American Folklife Center, in collaboration with the Scottish government as part of its Homecoming Scotland 2009 celebration, presented a free public symposium on Burns' life and work, as well as his impact on America and American culture. The afternoon featured a second panel discussion exploring Burns' relationship to the ...
    • Contributor: Various - Bennett, Margaret - Bulger, Peggy A. - Bold, Valentina - Cole, John Young - Cowan, Edward J. - Crawford, Robert - Edwards, Nat - Gray, Patricia H. - Kay, Billy ... Various - Bennett, Margaret - Bulger, Peggy A. - Bold, Valentina - Cole, John Young - Cowan, Edward J. - Crawford, Robert - Edwards, Nat - Gray, Patricia H. - Kay, Billy - Lambert, Marc - Miller, Ed - Newton, Cate - Ryan, Kay - Salmond, Alex - Sklarew, Myra - Winick, Stephen D. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009-02-25
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    Robert Burns at 250: Poetry, Politics and Performance: Day 1 To mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet, the American Folklife Center, in collaboration with the Scottish government as part of its Homecoming Scotland 2009 celebration, presented a free public symposium on Burns' life and work, as well as his impact on America and American culture. The symposium began with a keynote address by Alex Salmond, First Minister ...
    • Contributor: Various, Various - Bennett, Margaret - Bulger, Peggy A. - Bold, Valentina - Cole, John Young - Cowan, Edward J. - Crawford, Robert - Edwards, Nat - Gray, Patricia H. - Kay, Billy ... Various, Various - Bennett, Margaret - Bulger, Peggy A. - Bold, Valentina - Cole, John Young - Cowan, Edward J. - Crawford, Robert - Edwards, Nat - Gray, Patricia H. - Kay, Billy - Lambert, Marc - Miller, Ed - Newton, Cate - Ryan, Kay - Salmond, Alex - Sklarew, Myra - Winick, Stephen D. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009-02-24
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    McKinley and party
    President McKinley's inspection of Camp Wikoff
    From the Biograph picture catalogue: 54 feet. This picture has been very popular wherever it has been shown on the Biograph. To begin with, the film is unusually fine photographically, and the picture is taken from a point of view which shows the immense distances of Camp Wikoff with its multitude of tents in the background. The President, with Vice-President Hobart and Secretary of ...
    • Contributor: McKinley, William - Hobart, Garret A. (Garret Augustus) - Alger, R. A. (Russell Alexander) - Wheeler, Joseph - Astor, John Jacob - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - American Mutoscope Company - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
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    1964 /
    1964 | Nineteen sixty-four | Nineteen hundred sixty-four
    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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    Burt Feintuch interview In advance of his Benjamin Botkin lecture on June 7, 2017, Burt Feintuch was interviewed by Nancy Groce for the archive of the American Folklife Center. Feintuch discussed the influence of the Kingston Trio, Pete Seeger, Samuel P. Bayard, and Saul Brody on his early interest in folklore and folk music; his research with fiddlers and fiddle music; his graduate study in Folklore and ...
    • Contributor: Feintuch, Burt - Groce, Nancy - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 2017
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    America at work, America at leisure motion pictures from 1894... Collection of motion pictures covering work, school, and leisure activities in the United States from 1894 to 1915. Features films of the United States Postal Service from 1903, cattle breeding, fire fighters, ice manufacturing, logging, calisthenic and gymnastic exercises in schools, amusement parks, boxing, expositions, football, parades, swimming, and other sporting events.
    • Date: 2000
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    Spirit of '76 Dramatic recreation of the ca. 1875 painting "The spirit of '76" by Archibald M. Willard. Film opens on a stage with a painted backdrop of a battlefield and stage props of dirt, stones, and a broken wagon wheel. From stage left marches a trio of Revolutionary soldiers in a fife and drum corps. As in the painting, the center drummer is a tall, older, ...
    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Willard, Archibald M.
    • Date: 1905
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    Willie T. Barrow oral history, National Visionary Leadership ...
    Willie T. Barrow interview conducted by Renee Poussaint
    The interview includes Willie Barrow's memories of her childhood in rural Texas, attending the Pacific-Warner Theological Seminary in Portland, Oregon and her marriage to her husband Clyde. She recalls her career as a youth pastor in Chicago, her involvement in the labor movement, and her work as a field organizer for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) including the Selma to Montgomery March of ...
    • Contributor: Barrow, Willie T.
    • Date: 2004
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    Baseball. Third inning--the faith of fifty million people /
    Baseball. | Third inning--faith of fifty million people | Faith of fifty million people
    The Black Sox scandal reveals how eight members of the Chicago White Sox, including Shoeless Joe Jackson, took money from gamblers to throw the 1919 World Series.
    • Date: 1994
  • Film, Video
    Omnibus. An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting of 2 segments of varying lengths.
    • Date: 1956
  • Film, Video
    The Red badge of courage / As a detachment of Union soldiers prepares for their first Civil War battle, a young private worries about his ability to endure the horrors of the battlefield. By contrast, his fellow soldiers seem fearless. During the first action he flees in panic, only to recover and fight bravely.
    • Date: 1951
  • Film, Video
    Slavery and plantation life
    Slavery & plantation life
    Through the words of 11 year old Amy Oakley we learn what life was like on a Southern plantation in the 1850s.
    • Contributor: Lewis, Christopher - Lewis, Linda - Botthe, Rachel - Landmark Media, Inc - Entertainment Group - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2001
  • Film, Video
    World War I: American legacy / Tells the many forgotten stories of the men and women who served in the Great War from the summer of 1914 to November 1918, reminding Americans of their impact on our country that can still be felt today.
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video
    Investigative reports. All the president's women /
    All the president's women
    A look at alleged indiscretions by past presidents, including John F. Kennedy, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Thomas Jefferson.
    • Date: 1998
  • Film, Video
    The Civil War--two views. Sound accompaniment compatible for manual and automatic operation. Also issued with sound accompaniment in cassette. Scripts, Elinor Goettel; narrators, Mandel Kramer, Maurice Ottinger; music, Lorre Wyatt; editor, Robert Gindick.
    • Date: 1977
  • Film, Video
    The Civil War. 1863--simply murder / PA504-991 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: American Documentaries, Inc. Appl. au.: Florentine Films, a division of American Documentaries, Inc., employer for hire. DCR 1989; PUB 1Feb90; REG 28Dec90; PA504-991. Copyright notice on film: Kenneth Lauren Burns ; 1989. Narrator and senior creative consultant, David McCullough ; consultants, Shelby Foote, Barbara Fields. With: Shelby Foote, Barbara Fields. For viewing copy, copy 2 only: This episode continues ...
    • Date: 1990
  • Film, Video
    Adele McQueen oral history, National Visionary Leadership Pro...
    Adele McQueen interview conducted by Renee Poussaint
    The interview includes Adele McQueen's memories of growing up in Texas and Kansas and attending the Tuskegee Institute, where she helped care for George Washington Carver. She discusses her first teaching job at a boarding school in Alabama, directing the Tuskegee Nursery School and teaching in Liberia while her husband worked for USAID. She discusses her career at Howard University directing a preschool and ...
    • Contributor: McQueen, Adele
    • Date: 2003
  • Film, Video
    Omnibus. An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting of four segments of varying lengths.
    • Date: 1954
  • Film, Video
    Full metal jacket Vietnam war drama which begins with a depiction of the brutality of Marine Corps training and then shifts to Vietnam, focusing mainly on a group of Marines responding to the Tet Offensive of 1968.
    • Contributor: Kubrick, Stanley - Herr, Michael - Hasford, Gustav - Modine, Matthew - Baldwin, Adam - D'onofrio, Vincent - Ermey, Lee - Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ) - LC Purchase Collection (Library of Congress) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1988
  • Film, Video
    Gordon Parks oral history, National Visionary Leadership Proj...
    Gordon Parks interview conducted by Camille O. Cosby
    The interview includes Gordon Parks' memories of growing up in Fort Scott, Kansas, which was the basis for his novel and film The Learning Tree. He discusses moving to St. Paul, Minnesota where he met his wife and worked as a waiter. He recalls buying a camera, getting his first photography job at a department store and working as a documentary photographer for the ...
    • Contributor: Parks, Gordon
    • Date: 2001
  • Film, Video
    The blue and the gray / This overview of the Civil War travels to some of the war's landmarks and the battlefields where the major turning-points of the war occured. Visits are made to Richmond and the Confederate Capitol, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, where a re-enactment of the Gettysburg address is presented, Vicksburg, Chattanooga, and Appomattox Courthouse. At these locations, the fallen and those who served are commemorated with monuments. In ...
    • Date: 1935
  • Film, Video
    Warbirds of WWII.
    Warbirds of World War Two.
    Examines three of America's top fighter planes and the roles they had in World War II.
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video
    Land of the free / Presents the panoply of American history, the richness of American human and natural resources, and the greatness of American freedoms. Reviews the country's industrial and agriculture wealth and relates the stories of people who strive to capitalize on it. Lists the nation's share of the world's production of goods and consumption of resources. Hails the freedom of travel in the U.S. and the American ...
    • Date: 1940
  • Film, Video
    Scouting for Washington; a tale of the Revolution.
    Tale of the Revolution
    Orphan Stuart Schuyler and wealthy colonist Tom Ludow, who both love Squire Hathaway's daughter Pearl, enlist in the revolutionary army to fight against the British. Stuart reluctantly accompanies brave Tom on a dangerous mission into British territory in New York, where Tom is captured and impressed into service. Stuart returns to camp, and falsely informs his superiors that Tom turned traitor. Stuart is honored ...
    • Date: 1917
  • Film, Video
    Railroads and westward expansion, 1865-1900--transcontinental / Copyright: reg. unknown. Copyright notice on film: Calvin Communications, Inc. ; 1978. Later released with new narration and ending under the title Transcontinental as no. 3 in the series Railroad by Kaw Valley Films in 1985. Sources used: Index to 16mm educational films, 1980, v. 4, p. 12; M/B/RS organizations file; copyright descriptive material; copyright data sheet. Received: 7/25/80; ref print; copyright deposit--407; Copyright ...
    • Date: 1978
  • Film, Video
    Beulah Land / This mini-series centers around the Kendrick family, owners of Beulah Land, and those connected to the plantation by history and fate. It follows Beulah Land from its height of spendor through its destruction in the Civil War and to its rebuilding.
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video
    American cinema. Film noir /
    Film noir
    Part 8 of 10. "Corruption, betrayal, urban decay, obsessive love--film noir reflects the underbelly of American life. Richard Widmark narrates"--WETA magazine, Feb. 1995, p. 14.
    • Date: 1995
  • Film, Video
    Voices of the American Revolution: Edward Marshall, loyalist. 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
    Lincoln
    Gore Vidal's Lincoln
    Reveals the political and personal struggles of President Lincoln as he guided the nation through the Civil War while confronting his own family tragedies.
    • Contributor: Johnson, Lamont - Christiansen, Bob (Robert W.) - Rosenberg, Rick - Kinoy, Ernest - Moore, Mary Tyler - Waterston, Sam - Mulligan, Richard - Gold, Ernest - Wages, William - Oliver, James ... Johnson, Lamont - Christiansen, Bob (Robert W.) - Rosenberg, Rick - Kinoy, Ernest - Moore, Mary Tyler - Waterston, Sam - Mulligan, Richard - Gold, Ernest - Wages, William - Oliver, James - Peters, Paul - Finnegan, William - Finnegan, Pat - Vidal, Gore - Echo Bridge Home Entertainment - LC Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    America's defense monitor. The Panama invasion revisited--les... One year after the U.S. invasion, we visit Panama. Includes footage of the invasion. The Panamanian Ambassador, a human rights observer, and American experts discuss the U.S. justifications for the invasion, civilian deaths, conditions in Panama, the new government, and the continuing American role.
    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video
    Northwest passage. "Northwest passage chronicles the adventures of Major Robert Rogers and his Rangers. Trained as expert trackers and scouts, Rogers Rangers defend Britain's Fort Crown Point during the French and Indian Wars of 1754-1763"--Container.
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video
    History's mysteries. Bounty hunters /
    Bounty hunters
    Documentary of the history of bounty hunters in England and the United States.
    • Date: 1999
  • Film, Video
    The boys: the Sherman brothers' story
    Sherman brothers' story
    Documentary on the lives of Robert B. Sherman and Richard M. Sherman, the Academy Award-winning songwriting team that defined family musical entertainment with songs such as "A spoonful of sugar," from Mary Poppins, and "I wan'na be like you," from The jungle book. Explores the deep and longstanding rift that has kept the brothers personally estranged throughout much of their professional partnership. Includes interviews ...
    • Contributor: Sherman, Gregory V. - Sherman, Jeff - Walt Disney Pictures - Crescendo Productions - Traveling Light Productions - Walt Disney Home Entertainment (Firm) - Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video
    [Unidentified Petaja. Telephone cable manufacturing at Hawtho...
    Unidentified Petaja.
    Steps in the manufacturing of telephone cables are shown at Western Electric's Hawthorne Works in Cicero, Illinois. The wires are insulated in manila paper, twisted into pairs and then into cores. These steps are first demonstrated and then shown as being performed in the factory. The cores are baked and wrapped in paper to dry out. The cores are then filled with molten lead ...
    • Date: 1921
  • Film, Video
    The rich in America / Town & country magazine celebrates its sesquicentennial as the unofficial family album of American high society, opening its archives for a revealing portrait of the debutantes and trendsetters who have defined "the good life" in America.
    • Date: 1996
  • Film, Video
    Coming out under fire / Nine gay and lesbian veterans of WWII tell their stories in interviews which are combined with an array of declassified documents, photographs and archival footage
    • Date: 1972
  • Film, Video
    Oppenheimer. Copyright: no reg. Music composed by Pat Metheny ; executive director, David M. Davis ; narrator, John Carson. Announcer: Richard Riley. Sam Waterston, Jana Shelden, Kate Harper. Number referring to episode in Gianakos' Television drama series programming ... 1980-1982 is number as 17. Aired on PBS on 5/11/82; later aired on WETA; LC's viewing copy is a reissue and was taped off-air from WETA ...
    • Date: 1984
  • Film, Video
    Brother against brother. The American Civil War /
    American Civil War
    "From the first shots at Fort Sumpter, to the emotional Confederate surrender at Appomattox Court House, this program tells the story of the conflict which scarred the soul of a nation. The program features superb battle reconstructions and depictions of army life, dramatized eyewitness accounts, period photographs and engravings, plus expert commentary and analyses"--Container.
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    A matter of principle--polygamy in the mountain West / The history of polygamy as practiced in the West of the United States is examined from its beginnings with the Mormon church to modern-day adherents.
    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video
    The Wilderness idea = The American experience. Battle for wil... Tells the story of the two founders of American conservation, John Muir and Gifford Pinchot, and their historic battle over whether a remote valley in California, Hetch Hetchy, should be dammed and flooded to form a reservoir. The battle reflected the two sides of the conservation issue--absolute protection of wilderness lands versus careful management and use of nature to serve human needs.
    • Date: 1989
  • Film, Video
    This was America. Learning to play / Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on video: BBI Productions ; Boston Broadcasters, Inc. ; 1979. Photographs compiled by Martin W. Sandler ; music, Robert Cavicchio, Dennis Larosee, John Kiehl ; editing, David Teixeira ; director of cinematography, Chip Proser. Host: William Shatner. Year of original syndication taken from copyright data sheet. Sources used: Television programming source books, 1991-92, v. 4, series, p. S-329; International ...
    • Date: 1979
  • Film, Video
    Paddy whacked : the Irish mob /
    Irish mob
    Not viewed. Source used: container. Received: 6/13/2007; viewing copy; copyright deposit--407; Copyright Collection.
    • Date: 2002
  • Collection
    Nut Hill Productions collection Collection of more than 300 hours of video oral history interviews with various performers and participants in the folk song revival in the United States and England originally recorded by Nut Hill Productions as "Word of Mouth: the Journey of American Folk Music," a part of a multi-part series for WETA television titled, "The Music of America: History Through Musical Traditions," which was not ...
    • Date: 2003
  • Film, Video
    Secrets of the Civil War : the stories of lost battles and co...
    Stories of lost battles and covert missions finally revealed
    "Even today, almost 150 years after Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House, unexpected secrets and little-known stories continue to emerge from Civil War history. In the cavalry charge at Mine Creek in Kansas, it took only 30 minutes for 2,800 Union troops to defeat an enemy force more than double in size, and yet, few people have heard of it. The same can be ...
    • Contributor: Arts and Entertainment Network - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    The plot to kill Lincoln / The video discusses the conspiracy to kill Lincoln. Following the assassination, four conspirators were executed including the first woman ever to be executed by the U.S. government. But was it a cover-up to obscure a conspiracy that reached the highest levels of government?
    • Date: 1999
  • Film, Video
    Benjamin Hooks oral history, National Visionary Leadership Pr...
    Benjamin Hooks interview conducted by Renee Poussaint | NVLP Interview with Benjamin Hooks
    The interview includes Benjamin Hooks' memories of growing up in Memphis, Tennessee, and attending LeMoyne College and DePaul University Law School. He discusses serving in the segregated army during World War II, starting his law practice and becoming a judge. He recalls his work as executive director of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and with the Federal Communications Commission ...
    • Contributor: Hooks, Benjamin L.
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    Buck O'Neil oral history, National Visionary Leadership Proje...
    Buck O'Neil interview conducted by Renee Poussaint
    The interview includes Buck O'Neil's memories of growing up in Florida and attending Edward Waters College. He recalls playing baseball for barnstorming teams and facing discrimination in hotels and restaurants. He discusses meeting his wife, serving in the navy during World War II and his career in the Negro Leagues with the Kansas City Monarchs. He also discusses his friendships with Jackie Robinson and ...
    • Contributor: O'neil, Buck
    • Date: 2003
  • Film, Video
    Playhouse 90. Massacre at Sand Creek /
    Massacre at Sand Creek | Playhouse ninety.
    A drama set in 1860s Colorado about the tragically manipulative ways of a U.S. Army colonel who forces the Cheyenne to fight a battle they want to avoid. Seeking fame and the rank of a general, the self-serving colonel drives the Cheyenne warriors into an unprotectable region known as Sand Creek. Despite the efforts of a young U.S. soldier intent on saving them, the ...
    • Contributor: Hiller, Arthur - Sackheim, William - Sloane, Everett - Derek, John - Schallert, William - Columbia (Screen Gems Tv) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1956
  • Film, Video
    Voices of the American Revolution: Josiah Thatcher, Yorktown ... Josiah Thatcher, a fictitious character of American Revolutionary times, describes the elation and uncertainty of victory in the American cause.
    • Date: 1975
  • Film, Video
    Ruth Page video archives / Contains dance footage of every Ruth Page ballet of which any film or video exists and approximately 45 hours of on-camera interviews detailing the life, career and choreography of this American dance pioneer. The interviews record the personality, memories and insights of Ruth Page herself, as well as those of the dancers, critics, friends and family central to her life. Two biographical documentaries are ...
    • Date: 1990
  • Film, Video
    The Harlem Globetrotters--six decades of magic / PA488-175 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Harlem Globetrotters, a division of International Broadcasting Corporation. DCR 1988; PUB 1Aug88; REG 5Oct90; PA488-175. Video copyrighted under title: Harlem Globetrotters--6 decades of magic. Executive producer, Robert N. Brand ; additional narration by Edwin Silberstang ; cameraman, Ted Ashton. Host: Louis Gosset, Jr. Guests: Cab Calloway, Dick Clark, Meadowlark Lemon, Curly Neal. Reference source used: The video source book, ...
    • Date: 1988
  • Film, Video
    The Danny Kaye show. 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
    Omnibus. An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting of four episodes of varying lengths.
    • Date: 1954
  • Film, Video
    The medal of honor / Many years after his deed of valor, John Braddock is awarded a medal of honor. However, comrade Simpson is jealous of his friend's good fortune. The following week, Braddock's granddaughter begs from Simpson a loan on the medal, and he uses it to tell his friends that he too had been awarded a decoration. Braddock becomes mentally unbalanced over the loss of his medal, ...
    • Date: 1912
  • Film, Video
    The stock market : what goes up...? Video explores the possible reasons for the decade-long rise in the stock market. It explains the Dow Jones industrial average and the history of this index of the market's performance.
    • Date: 1999
  • Film, Video
    Man, moment, machine. Ultimate weapon : Oppenheimer and the a...
    Ultimate weapon : Oppenheimer and the atomic bomb
    "Profiling J. Robert Oppenheimer, the 'Father of the Atomic Bomb.' Included: the creation of the weapon and the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II"--TV Rage WWW site, viewed September 26, 2012.
    • Contributor: McInerney, Michael - Gruber, Jonathan - Kass, Sarah - Edelman Productions - History Channel (Television Network) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2005