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    Birmingham Contemporary Music Group Discussion Stephen and Jackie Newbould of Birmingham Contemporary Music Group join the Library's Nicholas Brown to discuss the work of the ensemble, Oliver Knussen and their unique Sound Investment commissioning scheme.
    • Date: 2014-04-08
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    Bob Milne at the Library of Congress an oral history with David Sager videorecording | 1 digital video file (1 hr., 9 min., 15 sec.) : sd., col. | Interviewer: David Sager; piano: Bob Milne. (Cast). Courtesy of Bob Milne. (Permission). Bob Milne, ragtime pianist, discusses and demonstrates ragtime music performance practice in an interview with David Sager, Library of Congress. (Summary). Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, October 15, 2004. (Venue). Courtesy of Bob Milne. (Copyright Notice). ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Milne, Bob, Pianist - Sager, David - Coolidge Auditorium (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2004
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    Mr. Nobody Holme--he buys a jitney
    He buys a jitney | Mr. Nobody Holme in He buys a jitney | Mr. Nobody Holme buys a jitney | Mister Nobody Holme, he buys a jitney
    An animated cartoon about Mr. Nobody Holme, who warms up his sluggish automobile with the assistance of a stick of dynamite.
    • Contributor: Searl, Leon A. - Powers, Tom E. - International Film Service - Ernst (Louise) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1916
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    Abdullah Ibrahim & Larry Appelbaum in Conversation Abdullah Ibrahim talks with Larry Appelbaum about jazz as part of the Library of Congress Jazz Scholars program.
    • Date: 2016-04-19
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    DPLAfest 2016: Library E-book Platforms: An Update Library e-book stakeholders addressed the challenges e-books present to libraries. What does the library e-book ecosystem look like one year later? What progress have we made, and where can we continue to disrupt? During this session, the panel discusses the goals and states of both library-owned platforms and consortial solutions, innovative technologies, and the possibility of a "national e-book platform."
    • Date: 2016-04-14
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    Transcript of "Learning from the FSA Collection" by Carl Fleischhauer: Documenting America, 1935-1943: The Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Photo Collection (Library of Congress Journeys and Crossings) Transcript of "Learning from the FSA Collection" by Carl Fleischhauer: Documenting America, 1935-1943: The Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Photo Collection (Library of Congress Journeys and Crossings)
    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
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    Interview with Jason Robert Brown & Shoshana Bean Broadway composer Jason Robert Brown and vocalist Shoshana Bean discuss their collaboration and Brown's music, in conjunction with a performance at the Library of Congress.
    • Date: 2016-12-09
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    Coaches arriving at Mammoth Hot Springs
    Arrival of Yellowstone Park coaching party
    From Edison films catalog: The scene is the broad piazza of the Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel, and shows the arrival of tourists. Up dashes a spanking team of six, seemingly as fresh and spirited as when they started. Friends who are waiting on the piazza rush to greet the new arrivals and help them alight. 50 feet. 7.50. Advertised as part of the "Alaska ...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blechynden, Frederick - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1899
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    Crissie Sheridan
    Serpentine dance in national colors
    A woman in a white gown performs a skirt dance, using her arms to produce circles and other patterns within the folds of her costume. Her legs and feet appear to be bare.
    • Contributor: Sheridan, Crissie - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Heise, William
    • Date: 1897
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    The Fantastic Voyage of MMS: Understanding Magnetic Storms Throughout the Universe John Dorelli spoke about mission of NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale, to learn about a mysterious process that drives giant explosions in space via magnetic reconnection.
    • Contributor: Dorelli, John
    • Date: 2015-06-11
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    Rendering Epic: Translator as Reciter Ahmad Sadri discussed his translation of the Persian classic, "The Shahnameh."
    • Contributor: Sadri, Ahmad
    • Date: 2015-10-30
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    From Gospel to Law: The Lutheran Reformation & its Impact on Law, Politics & Society Legal scholar John Witte Jr. discussed how the Protestant Reformation transformed not only theology and the church but also law and the state. Drawing on new biblical and classical learning, Protestant theologians and jurists brought sweeping changes to constitutional order, criminal law, family law, and the laws of education and social welfare. This lecture, offered in anticipation of the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's ...
    • Contributor: Witte Jr., John
    • Date: 2015-11-05
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    Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Uncut: Conversation with Coolidge Exhibit Curators & Filmmaker Marjorie Short Marjorie Short joins exhibit curators Robin Rausch and Caitlin Miller to discuss the challenges of telling a life story in the briefest way possible, from an eight-minute film to a 50-item exhibit. Created to commemorate Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge's 150th birthday and the 90th anniversary season of concerts at the Library of Congress, Chamber Music features approximately 50 items -- letters, photos, original music manuscripts, ...
    • Date: 2015-10-31
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    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
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    Loving vs. Virginia Patricia Hruby Powell and Shadra Strickland discussed their book for young people, "Loving vs. Virginia" about a famous legal case that cleared the way for interracial marriage in the United States. The event was supported by the Jonah S. Eskin Memorial Fund of the Library of Congress. The fund was established to honor the late son of Marcia and Barnet Eskin.
    • Date: 2017-05-03
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    Women's History Month: Former Congresswoman Patricia Schroeder Deputy Librarian of Congress Robert Dizard Jr. interviews former U.S. Rep. Patricia Schroeder about her career as the first woman elected to Congress from Colorado, as former president and CEO of the Association of American Publishers and, most recently, as professor at Rollins College in Florida.
    • Date: 2014-06-04
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    The Struggle for Fairness: National Origin Quotas and the Immigration Act of 1965 On the 50th anniversary of Immigration Amendments Act of 1965, Ruth Wasem discusses the history of the legislative drive to end race- and nationality-based immigration, from World War II to the passage of the Act, and the importance of the effort in defining the nation that America is today. Following the lecture, two distinguished scholars of immigration, Susan F. Martin and Marta Tienda, provide ...
    • Date: 2015-10-08
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    U.S. troops landing at Daiquirí, Cuba
    United States troops landing at Daiquirí, Cuba | U.S. troops landing at Baiquiri, Cuba
    "These are the first U.S. troops to land on Cuban soil, June 22, 1898. The picture shows a long perspective view of the pier at Baiquiri [sic], the point chosen so strategically for the landing of General Shafter's army. At the end of the wharf are the coal dumps and ore elevators used by the mining company operating the famous iron mines at Juragua, ...
    • Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress) - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
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    Kay Tillow oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Louisville, Kentucky, 2013-08-14.
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Tillow, Kay
    • Date: 2013-08-14

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    D'Army Bailey oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Memphis, Tennessee, 2013-08-13. D'Army Bailey describes growing up in Memphis, Tennessee, the influence of the Crump political machine in city politics, and his involvement with the Memphis NAACP at an early age. He talks about his participation in the civil rights activism as a student at Southern University, for which he was ultimately expelled. Bailey describes his move to Clark University in Massachusetts, where he became involved ...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Bailey, D'army
    • Date: 2013-08-13

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    Elizabethan Poetry and Music James Wintle discusses Elizabethan poetry and music in the collections of the Library's Music Division. This pre-concert lecture was presented in conjunction with a concert featuring mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter, lutenist Thomas Dunford, and keyboardist Jonathan Cohen.
    • Contributor: Wintle, James
    • Date: 2015-11-17
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    Literary Birthday Celebration: Flannery O'Connor Novelists Bonnie Jo Campbell and Emily Mitchell celebrate the birthday of American writer Flannery O'Connor by reading selections from her work and discussing her influence on their own writing.
    • Date: 2016-03-25
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    Dance Battle with Urban Artistry Urban Artistry performers shared the rich traditions of their cultural communities in a series of dance battles, set to the beats of DJ Baronhawk Poitier. Urban Artistry founder and director Junious Brickhouse served as emcee.
    • Date: 2017-02-22
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    Dramatists Guild of America 100th Birthday The U.S. Copyright Office conducted a program with members of the Dramatists Guild of America on the occasion of its 100th birthday. The program included the Guild's president, Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell, Pippin), Marsha Norman ('night, Mother, The Secret Garden), Doug Wright (I Am My Own Wife, Grey Gardens), Gwydion Suilebhan (Anthem, Cracked), and the Guild's executive director of business affairs Ralph Sevush.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-01-29
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Men and women in formal dress] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925