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    Finding New Perspectives on the Germania Musical Society Nancy Newman presents an American Musicological Society lecture, "A Program Not Greatly to Their Credit": Finding New Perspectives on the Germania Musical Society through the American Memory Sheet Music Collection.
    • Contributor: Newman, Nancy
    • Date: 2014-04-22
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    Conversations About RDA: Capitalization, Abbreviations & Numbers Four Library of Congress bibliographic description experts provide tips and strategies for working with the RDA: Resource Description and Access instructions in a new training series titled "Conversations about RDA."
    • Date: 2015-05-20
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    Marisa de los Santos: 2008 National Book Festival Poet and author Marisa de los Santos speaks at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: De Los Santos, Marisa
    • Date: 2008-09-27
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    Ken Burns: 2016 National Book Festival Ken Burns discusses "Grover Cleveland, Again! A Treasury of American Presidents" with Sam Litzinger from CBS at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Burns , Ken
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Patricia Schultz: Book Fest 07 Patricia Schultz in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Schultz, Patricia
    • Date: 2007-09-29
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    Marcus Samuelsson: 2006 National Book Festival Marcus Samuelsson speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Samuelsson, Marcus
    • Date: 2006-09-30
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    Bob Balaban: 2012 National Book Festival Actor, director and author Bob Balaban appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Balaban, Bob
    • Date: 2012-09-23
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    Andrew Carroll: 2006 National Book Festival Andrew Carroll speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Carroll, Andrew
    • Date: 2006-09-30
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    Beyond the Bubble: A New Generation of Historical Thinking Assessments During this interactive session, participants learned how to use free online assessments designed by the Stanford History Education Group that incorporate documents from the Library of Congress's archives. Participants examined assessments, rubrics and sample student responses.
    • Contributor: Breakstone, Joel
    • Date: 2015-10-27
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    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.
    • Date: 2016-04-19
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    [Man holding plate and vessel] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    Judith Ortiz Cofer
    • Contributor: Cofer, Judith Ortiz
    • Date: 2003-10-04
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    Pre-Concert Lecture with Susan Youens Musicologist and author Susan Youens discusses Franz Schubert's song cycle "Winterreise," in conjunction with a performance by Ian Bostridge and Julius Drake.
    • Contributor: Youens, Susan
    • Date: 2015-02-07
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    Hervé Tullet: 2016 National Book Festival Hervé Tullet discusses "Let's Play" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Tullet, Herv&eacute
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Robert McClary oral history interview conducted by Hasan Kwame Jeffries in Albany, Georgia, 2013-03-09.
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Jeffries, Hasan Kwame - McClary, Robert
    • Date: 2013-03-09

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    450 Years of Spanish Poetry in the United States The Hispanic Division and Argentinian-American poet Luis Alberto Ambroggio sponsored the celebration of "450 Years of Spanish Poetry Written in the United States." Poet and translator Moraima de Semprun Donahoe read poems by Odon Betanzos, who could not attend due to health reasons. Other readers included Chicano poet Tino Villanueva, Ambroggio, Puerto Rican poet Naomi Ayala and Cuba-American poet Maricel Mayor Marsan.
    • Date: 2006-09-22
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    Gloria Hayes Richardson oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York, 2011-07-19.
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Richardson, Gloria
    • Date: 2011-07-19

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    Mark Pett & Gary Rubinstein: 2011 National Book Festival Mark Pett & Gary Rubinstein perform at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Date: 2011-09-25
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    Keeping up with the Joneses. [Women's styles]
    Women's styles | Keeping up with the Joneses.
    A domestic comedy about the McGinis family--husband Aloysius, wife Clarice, daughter Julie, and housemaid Belladonna. The simple story lines often parody society's concern with material goods as an indicator of social standing, but the series was not as narrowly focused as the title implies. The Joneses were the McGinis's neighbors, but were not depicted. They were referred to as objects of envy, with whom ...
    • Contributor: Palmer, H. S. (Harry S.) - Momand, Arthur R. - Gaumont Co. - Mutual Film Corporation - Afi/Zouary (Maurice) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1915
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    Turkish dance, Ella Lola A young, dark-haired woman performs a period "Oriental" dance (commonly known as a belly dance) with some Turkish styling. She performs distinctive dance movements that include shoulder shimmies with pelvic movements and several foot patterns, side traveling movements with pelvic circles, a slow pelvic circle and a front pelvic lock, and paddle turns with various arm gestures. Her dance costume consists of a two-layered ...
    • Contributor: Lola, Ella - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
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    Bach & the Landowska Legacy Harpsichordist Skip Sempé performed on Wanda Landowska's unique Pleyel instrument and on her clavichord, speaking about her Bach performances and the Library's substantial Landowska archives.
    • Contributor: Semp&eacute - , Skip
    • Date: 2012-04-12
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    Mary & Gretel
    Mary and Gretel
    From Origin of American animation 1900-1921 notes: Alice in Wonderland meets the Garden of Eden in this surreal fable of a drunk rabbit, bowling dwarfs, and the two bewildered girls of the title. From J. McIntire, Silent animated films at the Library of Congress: Mary & Gretel explore the forest and come across Rip Van Winkle, drunken woodsmen, and a bunny. They pluck magic ...
    • Contributor: Moss, Howard S. - Toyland Films - Peter Pan Film Corp - Afi/Ashton (James) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1917
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    Haven to Home: An American Journey This live performance tells the stories of Emma Lazarus, an immigrant's daughter who became known as Lady Liberty's poet, and Irving Berlin, an immigrant who became one of America's best loved composers. The original play, commissioned by the Hebraic Section and written and directed by Roberta Gasbarre, Director of The Discovery Theater, Smithsonian Associates, explores how the values of liberty, opportunity, and religious freedom ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2004-12-06
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    The Indians' Capital City: Native Histories of Washington DC Kluge Fellow Joseph Genetin-Pilawa presents part of his larger study of the Indigenous histories of Washington, D.C. Genetin-Pilawa argues that far from the passive victims or violent interlopers depicted in much of the iconography of the capital, visiting Native diplomats and as well as residents in the 19th and 20th centuries engaged with the messages encoded on the urban landscape. In so doing, they ...
    • Contributor: Genetin-Pilawa, Joseph
    • Date: 2015-04-02