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  • Film, Video

    Cooperation in Black & White: Innovative Alliances in the Retail Grocery Trade

    Beginning in the 1890s through the 1930s, independent grocers (white and black) formed a variety of innovative alliances--cartels, buying syndicates, and cooperatives--to navigate major changes within the trade. Through organizations like the Boston Wholesale Grocers' Association, Independent Grocers' Alliance, Red & White Stores, and Colored Merchants' Association, small businessmen formulated alternative ways of dealing and distributing goods, challenged chain stores, and created new entrepreneurial ...

    • Contributor: Spellman, Susan V.
    • Date: 2012-05-03
  • Film, Video

    Collecting and Performing Traditional Song in the Republic of Georgia

    Ethno-musicologist, scholar and performer Malkhaz Erkvanidze talked about collecting traditional sacred and secular music in the Republic of Georgia as part of the Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Members of the Anchiskhati Choir assisted him with performance of material he and the members of his ensemble have collected.

    • Date: 2005-11-17
  • Film, Video

    2004 Americas Awards for Children's and Young Adult Literature

    The Hispanic Division and the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress hosted the 12th annual Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature. The Americas Award recognizes outstanding works of fiction, poetry, folklore or selected nonfiction (from picture books to works for young adults) published in the previous year "that authentically and engagingly portray Latin America, the Caribbean or Latinos in ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2005-10-01
  • Film, Video

    Sounds of Korea: Traditional Music & Dance from New York

    Performance art by Sounds of Korea.

    • Contributor: Sounds of Korea
    • Date: 2014-07-23
  • Film, Video

    Jon Scieszka: 2013 National Book Festival

    Jon Scieszka appears at the Library of Congress 2013 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Scieszka , Jon
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Film, Video

    Lee Child: 2009 National Book Festival

    Author Lee Child known for his Jack Reacher adventures appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Child, Lee
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Collection

    Folk Music from the Slovak Mountains

    The fujara is the largest member of the overtone flute family. It developed in the seclusion of the Slovakian mountains, and, until recently, was barely known outside Slovakia. Even today, only a small number of traditional musicians play the instrument, and only a handful of craftsmen know how to make it. However, since the fall of the Iron Curtain, the fujara has been "discovered" ...

    • Contributor: Rychlik, Bohuslav - Rychlik, Bob
    • Date: 2010-05-27
  • Film, Video

    James L. Swanson: 2009 National Book Festival

    New York Times best-selling author James L. Swanson appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Swanson, James L.
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Film, Video

    David Ignatius: 2015 National Book Festival

    David Ignatius discusses "The Director" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Ignatius , David
    • Date: 2015-09-05
  • Film, Video

    Post-1800 Treasures of the Music Collection

    Kevin Lavine makes a presenation on the post-1800 items in the Music Division's collections for the Library's docent training program.

    • Contributor: Lavine, Kevin
    • Date: 2006-12-07
  • Film, Video

    International Literacy Day Celebration 2012

    The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress hosted a program in recognition of International Literacy Day that included a discussion on preparing teachers for Common Core Standards excellence in the classroom. Speakers included John Y. Cole, Carrice Cummings, Jill Lewis-Spector, Jane Hansen, Greg Mullenholz, Carol da Silva, Marcie Craig Post, Rich Carson, Adam Ray, Kathy Davin and Susan Bodenner.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2012-09-07
  • Film, Video

    An Africa Themed Story: Ifroma Onyefulu & Caroline Quandt

    Ifeoma Onyefulu read from her books "Deron Goes to Nursery School," and "A is for Africa," and told a traditional story called "The Great Eating Competition" at a story time event for infants and toddlers at the Library's Young Readers Center. Onyefulu joined Caroline Quandt to lead games and music reflecting her Nigerian heritage.

    • Date: 2014-11-07
  • Collection

    The Bajich Brothers: Tambura Music from Kansas

    The Bajich Brothers perform tambura music from Kansas, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Brothers, Bajich
    • Date: 2008-09-17
  • Film, Video

    Gamma-Ray Bursts and the Birth of Black Holes

    Dr. Neil Gehrels discusses "Gamma-Ray Bursts and the Birth of Black Holes" as part of the Library's series in conjunction with NASA.

    • Contributor: Gehrels, Neil
    • Date: 2011-02-16
  • Film, Video

    Breaking Ground: My Life in Medicine

    The remarkable life of Dr. Louis W. Sullivan, who spent his childhood in Jim Crow southern Georgia in the 1930s, became a physician, went on to found the Morehouse School of Medicine and was appointed secretary of Health and Human Services, is recounted in his new book, "Breaking Ground: My Life in Medicine".

    • Contributor: Sullivan, Louis W.
    • Date: 2016-02-24
  • Film, Video

    Dr. William Gorgas /

    Film has ca. 2 ft. of views of Dr. William Crawford Gorgas, chief sanitation officer of the Panama Canal (1904-1913) and member of the Isthmian Canal Commission, standing in front of a building; location of this sequence is undetermined. Remainder of film shows Dr. Gorgas and an unidentified man riding on a Panama Canal Company train. The two men are silhouetted against passing scenery ...

    • Contributor: Gorgas, William Crawford - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 190?
  • Film, Video

    Phil Klay: 2015 National Book Festival

    Phil Klay discusses "Redeployment" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Klay, Phil
    • Date: 2015-09-05
  • Collection

    Work & Transformation: Panels 5, 6 & 7

    This symposium featured presentations by the 2010 recipients of the American Folklife Center's Archie Green Fellowships on their research and documentation of the culture and traditions of American workers in New York, Idaho, and Louisiana. Panels also included representatives of community-based documentation projects supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services concerning the role of America's libraries and museums as vibrant centers for ...

    • Contributor: Barr, Christina L. - Boone, Mary L. - Bulger, Peggy A. - Chute, Mary L. - Cohn, D'vera - Correa, Jennifer - D'abate, Richard - Deloach, Lynda - Dewhurst, C. Kurt - Greenhouse, Steven ... Barr, Christina L. - Boone, Mary L. - Bulger, Peggy A. - Chute, Mary L. - Cohn, D'vera - Correa, Jennifer - D'abate, Richard - Deloach, Lynda - Dewhurst, C. Kurt - Greenhouse, Steven - Groen, Jeffrey A. - Iyengar, Sunil - Loughran, Maureen - McCarl, Robert - Popovich, Mark G. - Ray, Joyce M. - Rogers, Nancy E. - Rothstein, Donna S. (donna Suzann) - Semmel, Marsha L. - Spitzer, Nicholas R. - Tabb, Derrick - Taft, Michael - Taylor, David Alan - Winick, Stephen D. - Wunder, Steve R. - Zeitlin, Steven J. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - Institute of Museum and Library Services (u.s.) - Archie Green Fund for Labor Culture & History
    • Date: 2010-12-07
  • Film, Video

    It's All About Access: Defining MARC / AACR Access Level Records

    David Reser and Regina Romano Reynolds discuss recent efforts to define and streamline Access-Level records for electronic resources and serials to enhance access and provide cost savings.

    • Date: 2006-05-03
  • Film, Video

    Walter Dean Myers

    • Contributor: Myers, Walter Dean
    • Date: 2001-09-08
  • Film, Video

    Pack mules with ammunition on the Santiago Trail, Cuba /

    "A great pack train approaches rapidly, following the gray bell-mule. Cowboys dash to and fro, keeping them bunched. Clouds of dust arise as they pass"--Edison films catalog. About 12,000 mules were taken to Cuba and used primarily for transporting immediate reserves of small-arms ammunition during the Spanish-American War. A group of mules loaded with boxes of ammunition is being driven along a trail, probably ...

    • Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (library of Congress) - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress) - Niver (kemp) Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
  • Film, Video

    Teacher Resource: Inquiry - Reflect

    Inquiry is a cycle. Reflection is embedded throughout the inquiry process, but it is especially important at the end of a learning experience for students to think about what they have learned about the topic or idea and about inquiry itself. This video shows what new understandings and perspectives the students share with Jacqueline Braithwaite.

    • Contributor: Narrator
    • Date: 2015-11-19
  • Film, Video

    The Many Rooms of Bach's Suites

    Daniel Boomhower discusses Bach.

    • Contributor: Boomhower, Daniel
    • Date: 2012-04-28
  • Film, Video

    Engineering in the Andes Mountains: History and Design of Inca Suspension Bridges

    John Ochsendorf discussed engineering in the Andes mountains. In this difficult terrain, the enginners of the Inca Empire built suspension bridges of natural fiber to span wide canyons and bridges. These remarkable bridges connected an extensive network of roads and were essential for the organization of the empire. Spanish conquistadors in the 16th century marveled at the Inca bridge technology, which was unknown to ...

    • Contributor: Ochsendorf, John
    • Date: 2005-12-08
  • Film, Video

    The Case of the Missing Martian Atmosphere

    Jared Espley spoke about climate change on Mars and the MAVEN mission. Several types of evidence from past Mars missions leads us to believe that Mars used to be much different from the dry, cold place we find today. Ancient gullies and canyons look as if they were carved by flowing water, minerals that can only be made in standing water have been found, ...

    • Contributor: Espley, Jared
    • Date: 2014-09-18