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    Al Roker: 2015 National Book Festival Al Roker discusses "The Storm of the Century: Tragedy, Heroism, Survival, and the Epic True Story of America's Deadliest Natural Disaster: The Great Gulf Hurricane of 1900" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Roker , Al
    • Date: 2015-09-05
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [People at outdoor picnic] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    An Evening with the Music of Marvin Hamlisch Broadway stars Lindsay Mendez (Wicked, Godspell), Capathia Jenkins (Caroline or Change, Newsies), Bryce Pinkham (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder), and Whitney Bashor (Bridges of Madison County) join Marvin Hamlisch's friend and music director Ted Sperling for an unforgettable night celebrating the life and work of the Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy, Emmy, Golden Globe and Tony-award winning composer.
    • Date: 2015-10-19
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    Como Registrarse Para Obtener su Tarjeta de Lector Una guía para registrarse y obtener su tarjeta de lector en la Biblioteca del Congreso. Es necesario tener una tarjeta de lector válida para hacer investigación en las salas de lectura de la Biblioteca del Congreso.
    • Contributor: Narrador
    • Date: 2017-01-10
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    Teacher Resource: More Reference Services at the Library of Congress Discover reference services from the Library of Congress.
    • Date: 2016-05-01
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    Chilean Poet Raúl Zurita Poet Raúl Zurita and his translator, Anna Deeny Morales gave a bilingual reading of Zurita's work, followed by a moderated discussion.
    • Date: 2016-02-11
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    Edison kinetoscopic record of a sneeze, January 7, 1894
    Sneeze | Fred Ott's sneeze | Ott's sneeze | Kinetoscopic record of a sneeze
    Film made for publicity purposes, as a series of still photographs to accompany an article in Harper's weekly.
    • Contributor: Dickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy-Laurie) - Ott, Frederic P. - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress) - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1894
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    Raina Telgemeier on Literacy Raina Telgemeier addresses the importance of literacy at the 2016 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Telgemeier , Raina
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Making Show Boat: Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II & the Power of Performers Part of the American Musicological Society-Library of Congress lecture series, musicologist Todd Decker discusses his research into the creation of the hit Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II musical "Show Boat." Decker's research was principally conducted in the Kern and Hammerstein collections in the Music Division.
    • Contributor: Decker, Todd
    • Date: 2013-03-19
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    Recital: Valerie Tryon, Piano The Library celebrated the bicentennials of composers Richard Wagner and Giuseppe Verdi with lecture/recital double-bill. In the recital, Valerie Tryon performed a range of these works that draws on the Library's substantial holdings. In addition to Lisztian encounters with Verdi and Wagner, Tryon included several unique works based on the music of Mozart and Allegri.
    • Contributor: Tryon, Valerie
    • Date: 2013-11-09
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    Software, It's a Thing Matthew G. Kirschenbaum discusses software at the 2014 annual meeting of the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program.
    • Contributor: Kirschenbaum, Matthew
    • Date: 2014-07-22
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    Peruvian Marinera Dance with Marinera Viva Marinera Viva showcases a different way of living, feeling and dancing the marinera -- often called the national dance of Peru. The show displays every element of the dance, from the skirts and ponchos, to the intricate steps and overall romance. Julie Freundt and other well-known virtuoso musicians will share the stage with national champion dancers of the marinera norteña and marinera limeña styles.
    • Date: 2015-06-30
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    Abdullah Ibrahim & Dan Morgenstern in Conversation Abdullah Ibrahim talks with Dan Morgenstern about jazz as part of the Library of Congress Jazz Scholars program.
    • Date: 2016-04-22
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Iṣfahān, Iran] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    American Folklife Center/Folk Alliance Lomax Challenge: Tillamook Burn (Lauren Sheehan & Zoe Carpenter) Tallamook Burn sings "The House Carpenter" as part of the Lomax Challenge.To mark the 100th birthday of influential folklorist and musician Alan Lomax (1915-2002), who collected songs from musicians like Muddy Waters, Lead Belly, Aunt Molly Jackson and Woody Guthrie, Folk Alliance International joined the American Folklife Center to create the Lomax Challenge. Folk Alliance members chose collected by Lomax from the collections of ...
    • Date: 2015-02-21
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    Governor Roosevelt and staff
    Col. Theodore Roosevelt and staff escorted by Troop "A" of New York | President Roosevelt and staff
    From the Biograph picture catalogue: 65 feet. Taken during the land parade in honor of Admiral Dewey, just before the turn into 72nd Street, with Grant's tomb and decorated residences in the background. This entire series of pictures [of the Dewey land parade] has a very high photographic quality, and the various organizations appear at their best.
    • Contributor: Armitage, F. S. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1899
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    TR in St. Paul, Minn. [1917]
    Theodore Roosevelt in St. Paul, Minn. 1917 | TR in Saint Paul, Minn. 1917 | TR in St. Paul, Minn., 1918 | TR speaking at St. Paul, Minn., 1918
    Roosevelt views a large pro-war parade assembled in his honor in St. Paul, Minn. on Sept. 28, 1917. Long shot of large American flag as it is carried by women through crowd; close shots of officials on platform observing parade, including Roosevelt; Louis W. Hill, parade organizer and civic leader; Joseph A. A. Burnquist, governor of Minnesota (1915-1921); and Vivian R. Irvin, mayor of ...
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Hill, Louis Warren - Burnquist, J. A. A. (Joseph Alfred Arner) - Irvin, Vivian R. - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1917
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Painting] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    American Folklife Center/Folk Alliance Lomax Challenge: Mélisande & Alexandre Mélisande and Alexandre sing "Je suis née en automne" as part of the Lomax Challenge.To mark the 100th birthday of influential folklorist and musician Alan Lomax (1915-2002), who collected songs from musicians like Muddy Waters, Lead Belly, Aunt Molly Jackson and Woody Guthrie, Folk Alliance International joined the American Folklife Center to create the Lomax Challenge. Folk Alliance members chose collected by Lomax from ...
    • Date: 2015-02-21
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    Women suffragettes visit TR at Sagamore [1917]
    Women suffragettes visit Theodore Roosevelt at Sagamore, 1917
    Film is the opening of the second New York State suffrage campaign on Sept. 8, 1917 at Sagamore Hill. The first campaign, beginning in 1913, was unsuccessful; the woman suffrage amendment was rejected by the voters in 1915. On Nov. 6, 1917, the suffrage amendment to the New York State Constitution was approved by the voters. The suffragists invited to Sagamore Hill were headed ...
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Whitehouse, Vira Boarman - Reid, Helen Rogers - Laidlaw, H. (Harriet Burton) - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1917
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    Laura Comstock's bag-punching dog
    Miss Laura Comstock's bag punching dog
    Opens with the head and shoulders of a woman in full dress and hat and the front paws and head of a boxer visible behind a sign that reads "Miss Laura Comstock's Bag Punching Dog." Cuts to the dog sitting on his haunches on a stage with a painted backdrop of a trail through a forest. As the dog starts to wander offscreen, a ...
    • Contributor: Porter, Edwin S. - Comstock, Laura - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Corridor next to courtyard] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
  • Film, Video
    Rosa Parks Collection: Telling Her Story at the Library of Congress Webcast Highlights of the collection of Rosa Parks, a seminal figure of the Civil Rights Movement, on loan to the Library from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation for 10 years. The collection is now available online. Howard Buffett decided to purchase this s ...
    • Contributor: Narrator
    • Date: 2016-02-04
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    Cupid and Psyche
    Cupid and Psyche dance
    From Edison films catalog: By the Leanders. The dress of one consists of a pair of wings and a bow and arrow; the other represents a fairy. Bathers in all stages of dress and undress watch the graceful dance. 50 feet. $7.50.
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blechynden, Frederick - Leander Sisters - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Afi/Holt (H.L.) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
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    Daniel Alarcón: 2015 National Book Festival Daniel Alarcón appears at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Alarc&oacute - N, Daniel
    • Date: 2015-09-05