Film, VideoBathing at Atlantic City
Panorama Atlantic City bathing scene The film shows the bathing beach at Atlantic City, New Jersey. The camera position was from a tower or some platform high over the heads of the people on the sand adjoining the water. The camera pans approximately 180 degrees, taking in hundreds of people sitting on the sand between the boardwalk and the ocean, part of the boardwalk, and a great deal of ...
- Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1901
Film, VideoWilliam Wegman: 2013 National Book Festival William Wegman appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Wegman, William
- Date: 2013-09-21
Film, VideoThe last days of President McKinley--films of William McKinley and the Pan-American Exposition, 1901 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Compilation of 28 films from the Library of Congress Paper Print Collection.
- Date: 1991
Film, VideoWestinghouse Air Brake Co. Westinghouse Co. works (moulding scene)
Westinghouse works. | Westinghouse Co. no. 3, moulding machine | Westinghouse works--Paper Print Collection. Compilation reel 2 Men working in teams carry buckets of molten material and pour the material into what appear to be molds lined up on the ground.
- Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1904
Film, VideoJewish Washington: Scrapbook of an American Community Laura Cohen Apelbaum and Wendy Turman of the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington spoke about the history of the Jewish community in Washington, D.C. The talk also included images from the new book, "Jewish Washington: Scrapbook of an American Community." The program was sponsored by the Library's African and Middle Eastern Division. The collections of the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington, used ...
- Date: 2007-10-18
Film, VideoSacred Truth and Secular Agency: Shari'ah Norms and Political Enforcement Lamin Sanneh, holder of the Chair of Countries and Cultures of the South at the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress and D. Willis James Professor of Missions & World Christianity and professor of history at Yale University, discussed "Sacred Truth and Secular Agency: Shari'ah Norms and Political Enforcement" on Thursday, April 7, 2005 at the Library of Congress. In the ...
- Contributor: Sanneh, Lamin
- Date: 2005-04-07
Film, VideoRomantic Riches in the Heineman Foundation Collection David Plylar discusses items in the Library's Heineman Foundation Collection. He focuses on items produced in the 19th century, including manuscripts by lesser-known composers like Eugen d'Albert as well as pieces by major composers like Liszt and Brahms. Additionally, a selection of letters and other writings from authors such as Marie d'Aboult and Benjamin Franklin show the breadth of this special collection. This is ...
- Contributor: Plylar, David
- Date: 2016-02-23
Film, VideoDana Stabenow Dana Stabenow speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Stabenow, Dana
- Date: 2004-10-09
Film, VideoR.S. Gwynn
- Contributor: Gwynn, R.S.
- Date: 2004-10-09
Film, VideoPhotos of F. Holland Day: Developing a Materials-Based Catalog Raisonne The Library holds the largest collection of photographs by F. Holland Day in the world, a gift from his estate spanning his career and comprising six hundred and ninety prints. The methodology for acquiring material information and the results of paper texture analysis, a new technique in field of conservation, as well as new findings pertaining to Day's working methods are discussed.
- Contributor: Lundgren, Adrienne
- Date: 2013-09-19
Film, VideoLife of a Poet: Frank Bidart Ron Charles interviews Award-winning poet Frank Bidart, who reads his work and talks about his development as a poet.
- Date: 2015-02-19
Concerts from the Library of Congress presents Justice composed by Roger Reynolds Videorecording. Filmed Operas.. electronic | composed by Roger Reynolds. (Statement Of Responsibility). Title from screen (viewed on March 20, 2009). Commissioned by the Julian E. Berla and Freda Hauptman Berla Fund in the Library of Congress for the celebration of the Library's Bicentennial. Carmen Pelton, soprano; Steven Schick, percussion; Donnah Welby, actress. (Performers). Recorded at the Thomas Jefferson Building's Great Hall on November 30, ...
- Contributor: Library of Congress - Pelton, Carmen - Schick, Steven - Welby, Donnah - Fonte, Henry
- Date: 2001
Film, VideoInspiring Stories from River of Words Two of the winners in 2000 from the River of Words environmental poetry and art contest return to the Library of Congress in a special program in which they discuss how the contest changed their lives.
- Date: 2011-05-10
Film, VideoCovering America: A Narrative History of a Nation's Journalism Christopher B. Daly discusses the development of journalism in America from the early 1700s to the digital revolution of today. Daly placed the current journalism crisis within a broader historical context, showing how it is only the latest in a series of transitions that have required journalists to devise new ways of plying their trade.
- Contributor: Daly, Christopher
- Date: 2012-09-19
Film, VideoCharles Siler oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Dallas, Texas, 2013-05-10.
- Contributor: Bishop, John Melville - Cline, David P. - Siler, Charles E.
- Date: 2013-05-10
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Film, VideoThe History of Education in Ethiopia with Special Emphasis on Higher Education Dr. Aklilu Habte discusses the history of higher education in Ethiopia.
- Contributor: Habte, Aklilu
- Date: 2010-10-26
Film, VideoBird's-eye view of dock front, Galveston
Birds-eye panorama of the dock front, Galveston | Galveston dock yard wreck "Galveston cyclone series. At the first news of the disaster by cyclone and tidal wave that devastated Galveston on Saturday, Sept. 8th, 1900, we equipped a party of photographers and sent them by special train to the scene of the ruins. Arriving at the scene of desolation shortly after the storm had swept over that city, our party succeeded, at the risk of life ...
- Contributor: Smith, Albert E. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Smith, Albert E. (Albert Edward)
- Date: 1900
CollectionCowboy Poet Paul Zarzyski and Cowboy Singer-Composer Wylie Gustafson From Montana Poet Paul Zarzyski and singer-composer Wylie Gustafson perform at Coolidge Auditorium as part of the Homegrown Concert Series.
- Contributor: Zarzyski, Paul - Gustafson, Wylie - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
- Date: 2009-10-07
Film, Video"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.
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2009-05-27
Film, VideoAfrica: Re-Sourcing History David Birmingham presents a lecture on "Africa: Re-Sourcing History."
- Contributor: Birmingham, David
- Date: 2011-11-14
Film, VideoThe Heart Has Reasons: Holocaust Rescuers & Their Stories of Courage Mark Klempner spoke about people he interviewed for his book, "The Heart Has Reasons: Holocaust Rescuers and Their Stories of Courage."
- Contributor: Klempner, Mark
- Date: 2012-04-19
Film, VideoThe Continuing Problem of Custom: From the Medieval Jurists to the Supreme Court Western legal systems have from ancient times acknowledged that binding laws could be made bottom-up through the repeat behavior of the members of the community as well as top-down through legislation and court decisions, but explaining exactly how behavior creates law has vexed legal thinkers for centuries. This is as true today, in particular in the realm of customary international law, as it was ...
- Contributor: Kadens, Emily
- Date: 2012-07-19
Film, VideoTaha Husayn's Intellectual Legacy in the Arab World Egyptian writer and scholar Taha Husayn (1889-1973) devoted his life to intellectual freedom and the introduction of Western learning into his country. His body of work, which focused on Islamic and Arabic history and literature, had a profound effect on scholarship in the Arab and non-Arab world. Scholars lecture on various aspects of Husayn's writings including his autobiography and the themes of Islamiyyat (Islamic ...
- Date: 2010-03-23
Film, Video[No caption] Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Title devised by Library staff. On slide (printed): "Edward Van Altena" and "71-79 West 45th Street, New York, N.Y.C." Forms part of: Visual materials from the Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. papers (Library of Congress).
- Date: 1925
Film, VideoWhat the Autograph Can Tell Us: Beethoven's Sonata in E Major, Opus 109 One of the treasures of the Library's collection of composers' autographs is the manuscript of Ludwig van Beethoven's late E major piano sonata. William Meredith presents a fascinating event with a distinguished collaborator, Malcolm Bilson, as partner. The talk and performance focuses on elements of the creative process visible in Beethoven's manuscript score, and some interesting details it can reveal about what Beethoven does ...
- Date: 2011-09-10