• Collection
    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
  • Film, Video
    Bowery waltz From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Shows James T. Kelly and Dorothy Kent, of Waite's Comedy Company, in the famous "Bowery dance." The dancers are dressed in costumes characteristic to the surroundings, and the dance as shown is an exact reproduction. The subject shows many humorous situations, is clear, sharp, and the figures show full life size. Suitable for coloring.
    • Contributor: Heise, William - Kelly, James T. - Kent, Dorothy - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
  • Film, Video
    America at work, America at leisure motion pictures from 1894-1915 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    Hear, O Israel: Yiddish-American Radio 1925-1955 While all other aspects of Yiddish culture existed wherever Ashkenazic Jews lived, it was only in America that radio realized its greatest and most fulfilling use by and for Jews. Yiddish scholar Henry Sapoznik discusses and shares some of the most memorable and powerful moments in this nearly lost world of ethnic American broadcasting. By exploring amazingly broad category of Yiddish radio shows -- ...
    • Contributor: Sapoznik, Henry - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009-10-14
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    Documenting Katrina and Rita in Houston Surviving Katrina and Rita in Houston is the first large-scale project, anywhere, in which the survivors of a major disaster have taken the lead in documenting it. The project's goal is to voice, as intimately as possible, the experiences and reflections of those displaced to Houston by the two major hurricanes that pounded the Gulf Coast in August and September of 2005. The heart ...
    • Contributor: Lindahl, Carl - Jasper, Pat - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Surviving Katrina and Rita in Houston (Project)
    • Date: 2009-08-13
  • Film, Video
    Cartoon--TR's arrival in Africa
    Cartoon--Theodore Roosevelt's arrival in Africa
    Animated caricature of the animals' attitude towards TR's arrival in Africa. Views of a huge tree filled with frightened animals, as a monkey on the ground peers over a cliff; he begins jumping up and down, pointing and climbing the tree as TR appears over the rim of the cliff with gun in his hand.
    • Contributor: Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1909
  • Collection
    Seeing Mary: Belief, Politics, and Practice at Marian Apparition Sites 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
  • Collection
    Hidden Carols: A Christmas Singing Tradition in the English Pennines For well over two and a half centuries, the performance of distinctive carols has been a feature of the seasonal holiday of Christmas in villages in many parts of England, especially in the West Country and in the region of South Yorkshire and Derbyshire around Sheffield, on the eastern edge of the Pennine hills. In this talk Ian Russell explores the development of this ...
    • Contributor: Russell, Ian - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2014-01-07
  • Collection
    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
  • Film, Video
    Kala : a multimedia presentation on time / Catalog Record Only The film documents on epoch making exhibition organized by IGNCA called "Kala" where one enters the state of timelessness that lies un-manifest. There after, from blinking of the eylid to the movement of the sun, the duration, sequence and movement of time are understood. The astrology's linkage of time and notion about the space within the celestial bodies form another highlight of the "Kala" ...
    • Contributor: Ray, Bappa - Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts
    • Date: 1993
  • Film, Video
    1 a minute : what will you do? /
    One a minute Catalog Record Only
    Celebrity women worldwide provide an unprecedented push to help raise funds to find a cure for breast cancer, promote awareness and prevention, and support survivors of women's cancers. Viewers will follow a woman's journey through cancer with a focus on breast cancer, the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women worldwide. At each stage of her journey, the stars, who are survivors or affected closely ...
    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video
    Modern times / Catalog Record Only The Little Tramp is an oppressed assembly-line factory worker who is used as a guinea pig for his employer's test of a new "Automatic Feeding Machine". He battles it out with technology, unemployment, jail, burglars, demanding customers and bosses. In the midst of his tribulations, he meets up with the girl of his dreams, "The Gamin". They win some and lose more but, at ...
    • Date: 1992
  • Film, Video
    In my genes Catalog Record Only Sheds light on the stigma, discrimination and persecution that albinos in Kenyan culture face, due of the difference of their skin color.
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    Putupputu arttaṅkaḷ /
    Pudhupudhu arthangal | Kavitālayā vaḷ̲aṅkum Putupputu arttaṅkaḷ Catalog Record Only
    The possessiveness of Geetha towards her husband Rahman, popular singer, compels Rahman to abscond from home where he develops a relationship with Sithara who escapes from her husband to avoid forced prostitution by him. While Rahman and Sithara decide to marry on one hand, Geetha persuades another man, the cricket player, to marry her. As the lover of the cricket player commits suicide on ...
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video
    ha-Ḳerav ha-aḥaron ʻal Deganyah
    ‏הקרב האחרון על דגניה‏ Catalog Record Only
    The story of the first Kibbutz, Deganyah Alef, in the 21st century.
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video
    Climate change : today's choices tomorrow's future / Catalog Record Only Copyright notice on disc: United Nations Development Programme (India) Exexutive producers, Nireet Alva, Nikhil Alva ; camera, Indish Batra Jugal Kishore ; editor, Prashant, Gautam Malhotra ; assistant directors, Swastika Mehta, Dipti Chadha. viewing copy; Received: 2011-07-21 from New Delhi OvOp Office; purchase; LC Purchase Collection. Acquired for the library of Congress only.
    • Contributor: Sharma, Siddhartha - United Nations Development Programme (India) - Lc Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    Wedding (un) bliss / Catalog Record Only Film explores the reasons for the high rise in divorce rate in 21st century India and ways in which one can understand one's spouse better.
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video
    Ren ren you fen /
    人人有份 / | Everybody's business Catalog Record Only
    When twenty-two people fall victim to a widespread bout of food poisoning, everyone - from the people on the street to the higher echolons of government office - asking "How?". John Lu (Gurnit Singh), a hygiene inspector from the Ministry of National Environment is tasked with finding the answers. He traces the source of the contaminated food to an old-school coffee-shop run by the ...
    • Contributor: Lee, Thean-Jeen - Neo, Jack - Simf Management
    • Date: 2013
  • Film, Video
    Video game / Catalog Record Only A documentary on rural lifestyles and the love affair with cars, a complex video journey (not a video game) on an automobile, the quintessential cultural interchange of modern times compared to the vanishing pedestrian.
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video
    03:34 terremoto en Chile
    Zero three thirty-four earthquake in Chile | 03:34 earthquake in Chile Catalog Record Only
    "This film portrays three different but interconnected stories that take place in the wake of the devastating 8.8-magnitude earthquake that rocked Chile in February 2010. Much was filmed on location in affected zones"--Internet movie database WWW site, viewed August 9, 2016.
    • Contributor: Ternicier, Juan Pablo - Iribarren, Mateo - Alonso, Marcelo - Freund, Andrea - Gómez-Rovira, Fernando - Comunicaciones (Firm) - Dolce, Inc - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video
    Open frame. Noises and voices /
    Noises and voices Catalog Record Only
    on the FM radio movement all over India and its social impact; a documentary.
    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video
    Mio zio = Mon oncle = My uncle /
    Mon oncle | My uncle Catalog Record Only
    M. and Mme. Arpel live a clinical existence in their pretentious, ultra-modern house, filled with gadgets that function with the same alarming precision as the machinery in Arpel's plastics factory. Surrounded by such technical precision, little Gérard Arpel feels lonely. He looks forward to visiting his Uncle Hulot at the top of a ramshackle house in a quaint and lively back street. Disapproving of ...
    • Date: 1986
  • Film, Video
    Stained glass : Firozabad's children play with fire / Catalog Record Only Documentary on bangles making chidren from Firozabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.
    • Date: 2012