TR speaking at [Pueblo] Colorado, 1912
Theodore Roosevelt speaking at Pueblo, Colorado, 1912
As part of a Western tour, TR addresses crowd in his campaign for the Presidency under the Progressive Party banner in what appears to be Pueblo, Colorado, on September 19, 1912. Long ...
Roosevelt, Theodore - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
The martyred presidents
This film is difficult to classify. It opens on a scene showing a mourner with bowed head sitting in front of what appears to be a tombstone. Shortly afterwards, the face of ...
Porter, Edwin S. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Freedom Rising: Washington in the Civil War
Historian and biographer Ernest B. Furgurson discussed his new book, which tells the story of how the Civil War transformed the nation's capital from a provincial city into one of America's most ...
Discussion on James Madison
Pulitzer-prize winning historian Jack N. Rakove discusses Madison, his work, and his influence in an interview with Manuscript Division Chief Jim Hutson.
Judge Alton B. Parker & Mayor McClellan at Esopus
Judge Alton B. Parker and Mayor McClellan at Esopus | Judge Alton B. Parker and guests | Judge Alton B. Parker & guests
From three camera positions, the Democratic presidential candidate, Judge Parker, bids farewell on the wharf at Esopus to Mayor McClellan and other important Democrats. Judge Parker was nominated at the Democratic National ...
Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer
Attorney and Lincoln scholar James L. Swanson discussed his best-selling book "Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer" in a program sponsored by the Library's Center for the Book. "Manhunt" (Morrow, 2006) ...
Gateway to Knowledge Travelling Exhibition
A specially-designed 18-wheel truck brought treasures and information from the Library of Congress into cities and towns across America. Beginning in September 2010, the "Gateway to Knowledge" rolling exhibition visited sites in ...
Music in the Lincoln White House
Music scholars and Library curators discuss music in the Lincoln White House. Presented in cooperation with the White House Historical Association.
Leopold Sedar Senghor: Thinker, Statesman, Poet
Souleymane Bachir Diagne, professor of philosophy and religion at Northwestern University, gave a lecture titled "Leopold Sedar Senghor: Thinker, Statesman and Poet" in a program sponsored by the African and Middle Eastern ...
Ellen & Edith: Woodrow Wilson's First Ladies
The wives of Woodrow Wilson were strikingly different from each other. Ellen Axson Wilson, quiet and intellectual, died after just a year and a half in the White House and is thought ...
Politics of Nixon & Obama
Klaus Larres discusses how the 1970s, like today, were characterized by controversial military engagements, deep political divisions and severe financial disruptions. Larres describes the Nixon/Kissinger approach to overcoming U.S. "decline" in an ...
Images of America: Mount Vernon
Author Patrick L. O'Neill, historian and archaeologist, discussed his book, "Images of America: Mount Vernon." In his lecture, he discussed how he researched diverse collections at the Library of Congress for his ...
Lincoln Symposium: Ronald C. White Jr.
Ronald C. White Jr. speaks on "Lincoln's Sermon on the Mount: The Second Inaugural" at the Abraham Lincoln Institute Fifth Annual Symposium (2002). He is introduced by Donald R. Kennon.
White Jr., Ronald C.
McKinley's funeral entering Westlawn Cemetery, Canton [Ohio]
Funeral cortege entering Westlawn Cemetery at Canton, Ohio
Photographed from several camera positions, the film shows the funeral procession both preceding and following the body of the assassinated president before he is interred at Canton, Ohio. From a contemporary Edison ...
Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Robert Caro: 2012 National Book Festival
Robert Caro discusses "The Passage of Power," the latest installment in his biographical series on President Lyndon Johnson, at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
Frances Perkins, the Woman Behind FDR
Although she is no longer a household name, Frances Perkins was one of the most influential people of the 20th century. Kirstin Downey discussed her new book, "The Woman Behind the New ...
A Slave in the White House
Elizabeth Dowling Taylor has used correspondence, legal documents and journal entries rarely seen before to write "A Slave in the White House: Paul Jennings and the Madisons."
Taylor, Elizabeth Dowling
President Roosevelt at the Canton station
The film begins by showing Theodore Roosevelt arriving with other mourners at Canton, Ohio. Mr. Roosevelt is shown leaving the station and getting into his carriage. The remainder of the film was ...
Roosevelt, Theodore - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
The Prince of Wales visits TR's grave
Prince of Wales visits Theodore Roosevelt's grave
In the summer of 1919, Edward, the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VIII, embarked on a tour of the Dominions. After touring Canada for several months, the Prince decided to spend ...
International Film Service - International Newsreel Corporation - Roosevelt Memorial Association - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress) - Windsor, Edward - Roosevelt, Theodore - Nye, Joseph M. - Grey of Fallodon, Edward Grey - Wanamaker, Rodman