Stewart, Leslie J. - Fleischhauer, Carl - Smock, William
Ag'ya, Martinique Fieldwork, 1936
motion picture | Duration: 0:52:21 | Filmed in Martinique by Katherine Dunham in1936 on 16mm, this clip features the combat dance ag’ya. The film is a compilation of travel and dance footage in Martinique and Jamaica. The footage of Martinique features scenes of the capital of Fort de France as well as the towns of Saint Pierre and Vauclin. The dance footage includes extensive ...
Photo, Print, Drawing
1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
President Wilson arrives in New York to lead fourth Liberty Loan parade 
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, ...
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
Late Nineteenth-Century Dance: Washington Post Two Step
videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:28 | Performed by members of The Jonquil Street Foundation, Inc. Ariane Anthony, Thomas Baird, Barbara Barr, Patricia Beaman, Christopher Caines, Reneé Camus, Charles Garth, Elizabeth Keen, James Martin, Mark Mindek, Hugh Murphy, Maris Wolff. Choreography/reconstruction by Elizabeth Aldrich. The Great Hall, The Library of Congress, 15 October 1997. Music: "Washington Post" by John Philip Sousa (1889). Played ...
Secrets of the dead. Mumbai massacre /
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Relates the perspective of victims and survivors of the Mumbai terrorist attack of November 26, 2008. Depicts the events of 60 hours broadcast live to the world via cell phones and Internet, text and Twitter, showing how social media became a silent witness and simultaneously transformed news as it happened.
Pitt, Victoria - Ogilvie, Andrew - Quesnelle, Andrea - Craig, Phil - Schreiber, Liev - Electric Pictures (Firm) - Furnace Limited - Wnet (Television Station : New York, N.Y.) - Screen Australia - Pbs Distribution (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
Panoramic view of Newport
From Edison films catalog: Possibly the sensation of the flight of a bird can be nearest realized by being on deck of one of the U.S. Government's fleet torpedo boats racing at its highest speed through the water. This picture was taken under these conditions and shows the beautiful scenery comprising the harbor of Newport, R. I. In the foreground, the spray of the ...
White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Lourdes, transport de malades, II
Transport de malades, II | Lourdes, transport de malades, 2 | Lourdes--malades | Collection of Lumière films from the Cinémathèque française | Lourdes, transporting the sick, II
Patients on stretchers are lifted off a cart and carried toward the shrine at Lourdes.
Société Anonyme Des Plaques Et Papiers Photographiques - Cinémathèque Française Collection (Library of Congress)
Wreck of the "Vizcaya"
Wreck of the "Viscaya" | Wreck of the Viscaya in Santiago, Cuba, 1898
Spanish armored cruiser Vizcaya was destroyed by the U.S. Navy on July 4, 1898, while trying to escape a blockade of Santiago Bay in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. "This is a wonderfully impressive picture, taken on the morning after the battle in which the Spanish navy was destroyed. This battleship, once the "Pride of Spain," is shown a ruined hulk on the beach, ...
American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress) - American Mutoscope Company
Blind Boys of Alabama I "Amazing Grace"
The Blind Boys of Alabama perform "Amazing Grace" at the Library of Congress, June 5, 2002. Forms part of the The Blind Boys of Alabama Concert Collection. videorecording | videorecording ; 4 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). June 5, 2002. (Date). Forms part of the The Blind Boys of Alabama Concert Collection. (Source Note). Videorecording (Form).
Library of Congress - Blind Boys of Alabama - Fountain, Clarence - Carter, Jimmy Lee
[Theater commercial--Warner's corsets]
Warner corset advertisement
A fictionalized story of "Warner's fashionable rust-proof corsets, guaranteed not to rust, break or tear." On the way to bed, a little girl spies her mother's corset and tries it on in front of a mirror. Her younger brother tries to grab it from her, and the two wrestle over the corset as they move into the bathroom. Still fighting for the corset, the ...
Afi/Raes (Walter K. And Marika A.) Collection (Library of Congress)
Filipinos retreat from trenches
Filipinos retreat from the trenches
"An incident of the Battle of the Trenches at Candabar [sic]. The enemy threw up a high earth embankment during the night, and are defending it with great stubbornness. The pits are crowded with Filipinos, who fire volley after volley. The artillery of the Americans plays havoc with their ranks and they fall back, leaving many dead. Their retreat is hotly covered by a ...
White, James H. (James Henry) - New Jersey. National Guard - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
1964 | Nineteen sixty-four | Nineteen hundred sixty-four
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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 ...
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)
America at Work, America at Leisure: Motion Pictures from 1894-1915
Work, school, and leisure activities in the United States from 1894 to 1915 are featured in this presentation of 150 motion pictures. Highlights include 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. America at Work, America at Leisure: Motion ...
Library of Congress. Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
U.S. cavalry supplies unloading at Tampa, Florida
United States cavalry supplies unloading at Tampa, Florida | U.S. Cavalry unloading ambulance supplies
"Here is a freight train of thirty cars loaded with baggage and ambulance supplies for the 9th U.S. Cavalry. In the foreground a score of troopers are pulling, lifting and hauling an ambulance from a flat car. It slides down the inclined planks with a sudden rush that makes the men "hustle" to keep it from falling off. Drill engine on the next track ...
Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Testing a rotary, Westinghouse works
Westinghouse works. | Westinghouse works--Paper Print Collection. Compilation reel 2
A small group of men turn on what appears to be a generator. As the rotary spins, the men make adjustments to the machine and check its operations.
Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Rural wagon delivering mail, U.S.P.O.
Rural wagon delivering mail, United States Post Office
The subject is the delivery of the U.S. mail in a rural area. The camera was positioned in full sight of a standard rural free delivery post box located in front of a well-kept house and garden. A small boy and girl walk past the camera position in front of the mail box. At that moment, a standard rural horse-drawn postal delivery wagon comes ...
Weed, A. E. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Booth killed Lincoln [illustrated]
motion picture | 1 video ; 2 min. | Audio track taken from AFS 9512 B1 (General). Photographs and drawings from Library of Congress online resources. (General). Photos Used: [Miss Margot Mayo and Miss Deska of American Square Dance Group of New York City and Bascom Lamar Lunsford (center), director of the Mountain Music Festival, Asheville, North Carolina] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsc.00452 ) -- John Wilkes Booth ...
TR in a rowboat on Oyster Bay, Archie assists with boat to shore, 1914
Archie assists with boat to shore, 1914 | Theodore Roosevelt in a rowboat on Oyster Bay, Archie assists with boat to shore, 1914
On Oyster Bay, Theodore Roosevelt rows alone away from shore. In the second sequence, his son Archie and an unidentified boy beach the boat as Theodore Roosevelt looks on.
Roosevelt, Theodore - Roosevelt, Archibald (Archibald Bulloch) - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Without a song
motion picture | videorecording; 8 min., 21 sec. | 16:9 Motion Picture (Form).
Shirley, Wayne D. - Eliscu, Edward - Youmans, Vincent