The Paquito D'Rivera Ensemble
Library of Congress Music Division concert, 2002-05-31
Webcast of a concert performed in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, May 31, 2002. videorecording | 2 digital video files (2 hr., 45 sec.) : sd., col. | Title from cover of printed program. On cover: The McKim Fund, The Carolyn Royall Just Fund, in the Library of Congress. All works composed by Paquito D'Rivera; lyrics for Panamericana suite and Song for peace ...
Library of Congress - Paquito D'rivera Ensemble - D'rivera, Paquito - Urcola, Diego - Yavnai, Alon - Stagñaro, Oscar - Walker, Mark - Carter, Regina - Piccinini, Marina - Feliciano, Brenda ...
Library of Congress - Paquito D'rivera Ensemble - D'rivera, Paquito - Urcola, Diego - Yavnai, Alon - Stagñaro, Oscar - Walker, Mark - Carter, Regina - Piccinini, Marina - Feliciano, Brenda - Colina, Annie - McKim Fund - The Carolyn Royall Just Fund - Music Division - Recording Laboratory - Coolidge Auditorium (Library of Congress)
Finding the Antipodes (Day 1 Morning)
Scholars gather at this 2-day symposium to discuss the history and cartography of the Arctic and the Antarctic, including the modern mapping of the poles that highlights dramatic changes during the last five decades. (Day 1, morning)
President Warren Harding's Love Letters
A collection of approximately 1,000 pages of love letters between 29th U.S. President Warren G. Harding and his mistress, Carrie Fulton Phillips, is examined. Historian James D. Robenalt and archivist Karen Linn Femia shared their impressions about the Harding-Phillips correspondence and what they reveal about Harding's character and political views; his relationship with his wife; and implications for national security during World War I, ...
Hands Around the Library: Protecting Egypt's Treasured Books
Author Karen Leggett Abouraya shares her book. "Hands Around the Library: Protecting Egypt's Treasured Books," with elementary students from the District of Columbia. The story takes place during the Arab Spring of 2011 where young people take the lead in helping to save the famous Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria, Egypt. Karen's presentation is in English, while her husband, Tharwat Abouraya, reads passages in his ...
motion picture | videorecording ; 8 min. | Motion Picture (Form).
Shirley, Wayne D. - Copland, Aaron
America is in the Heart for the 21st Century, Part 2
The Asian Division of the Library of Congress held a daylong symposium on author Carlos Bulosan, titled "America Is in the Heart for the 21st Century." Bulosan depicted the early Filipino migrant experience in the United States and is best known for his book "America Is in the Heart." The Library, in conjunction with the Asian Division Friends Society (ADFS), coordinated the program as ...
[TR's inaugural ceremony, 1905]
Theodore Roosevelt's inaugural ceremony, 1905 | TR's inaugural address, 1905 | Theodore Roosevelt's inaugural address, 1905
On Mar. 4, 1905, TR is inaugurated in Washington, D.C. with much celebration and fanfare. TR rides in an open landau on Fifteenth St., NW, escorted by mounted Rough Riders; Secret Service men and detectives walk on either side of the carriage; TR tips his hat to the crowd. Sitting beside him is Sen. John C. Spooner of Wis., Chairman of the joint Congressional ...
Roosevelt, Theodore - Spooner, John C. (John Coit) - Lodge, Henry Cabot - Dalzell, John - Fuller, Melville Weston - McKenney, James Hall - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Interview with the Ambassadors: Why Reading Makes a Difference
Following the Jan. 5, 2010, ceremony announcing the appointment of Katherine Paterson as the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature for 2010-2011, Jon Scieszka, National Ambassador for 2008-2009, interviewed his successor. They discussed a wide range of issues, both serious and humorous, in a room in the Library's Thomas Jefferson Building.
Elliott Carter interviewed by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich at Carnegie Hall on November 14, 1996.
Elliott Carter speaks with Ellen Taaffe Zwilich about his life and career as a composer. videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 2 hrs., 58 min. | Recorded on November 14, 1996. (Date). Recorded at Carnegie Hall, New York City. (Venue). Transcribed by Amy Dunning. Edited by Pedro Gonzalez and James L. Wolf. (General). Courtesy of Carnegie Hall (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form). This has been a ...
Carter, Elliott - Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe
"World War II: 365 Days"
Described in a recent review as "one of the best single-volume histories of the war yet published," "World War II: 365 Days" is a unique compilation of riveting text and more than 600 color and black-and-white images (many of them rarely seen) from the Library of Congress's collections. The speakers discuss their work on the book.
Photo, Print, Drawing
1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
Protecting National Security & Civil Liberties
The second annual Daniel K. Inouye Distinguished Lecture at the Library of Congress featured former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta and former U.S. Sen. Alan K. Simpson, who discussed how the United States balances national security with the protection of Americans' civil liberties. Former White House correspondent Ann Compton, who covered both leaders during their long years of public service, moderated.
Celebrating The American Archive of Public Broadcasting
Festivities celebrating an unprecedented and historic collection of American public radio and television content, dating back through the 1950s, that will be permanently preserved and made available to the public through a collaboration between the Library of Congress and WGBH Boston. Speakers included Patricia Harrison, Librarian of Congress James H. Billington, Patricia Cahill, Bruce Ramer, Jon Abbott and Hon. Edward Markey.
Embarquement d'un cheval
Loading a horse | Collection of Lumière films from the Cinémathèque française
A horse in a wooden crate is lifted off a dock in Marseille by a steam crane and placed into a waiting ship.
Société Anonyme Des Plaques Et Papiers Photographiques - Cinémathèque Française Collection (Library of Congress)