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    [Men on wooden platform, Southeast Asia] 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
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    Arabian gun twirler A bearded man performs a rifle twirling act on a stage with a painted backdrop of a city street corner. He wears a white turban and a dark two-piece costume of tunic and baggy pants that narrow at the knees; perhaps the costume of an Arab infantryman. The tricks he performs include throwing the spinning rifle in the air and catching it; twirling the ...
    • Contributor: Cheriff, Hadji - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1899
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [View of body of water from balcony] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    Julia Glass: 2010 National Book Festival Author Julia Glass appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Glass, Julia
    • Date: 2010-09-25
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    Frederik Pohl
    • Contributor: Pohl, Frederik
    • Date: 2004-10-09
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    Diane Ackerman: Book Fest 07 Diane Ackerman appears at the 2007 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Ackerman, Diane
    • Date: 2007-09-29
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    John Bemelmans Marciano: 2011 National Book Festival John Bemelmans Marciano appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Marciano, John Bemelmans
    • Date: 2011-09-25
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    The Fabric of America through the Art of Arthur Szyk An illustrated lecture on the art of Arthur Szyk by Irvin Ungar.
    • Contributor: Ungar, Irvin
    • Date: 2012-11-06
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Men seated outdoors] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    Dangerous Music: Suckers, Firestarters, & Cultural Anarchists, Oh My! Norman Middleton and Jessica Krash discuss "dangerous classical music" and marketing, examine the relation between high art and popular art and the mental and emotional intensity of classical music, and journey to the dark side with a discussion of arson and murder associated with heavy metal music and the highly controversial and contemporary issue of music and torture.
    • Date: 2009-11-06
  • Film, Video
    Through an Uncommon Lens: The Life and Photography of F. Holland Day A fascinating and colorful figure and an extraordinary artist, F. Holland Day was a bibliophile, publisher and photographer. He assembled one of the largest collections in the world of materials relating to the life and work of John Keats and in 1894 traveled to England to dedicate the first ever memorial to the poet. The audience for the dedication ceremony included Oscar Wilde, Aubrey ...
    • Contributor: Fanning, Patricia J.
    • Date: 2009-10-29
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    Paul Orfalea: Copy This! Lessons from a Hyperactive Dyslexic Who Turned a Bright Idea into One of America's Best Companies Paul Orfalea, the creative and inspiring founder of Kinko's (now FedEx Kinko's), discussed his theories and instincts on how to succeed, in business and in life in a program sponsored by the Science, Technology and Business Division. Orfalea based his talk on his memoir, which he co-wrote with Ann Marsh, titled "Copy This! Lessons from a Hyperactive Dyslexic Who Turned a Bright Idea into ...
    • Contributor: Orfalea, Paul
    • Date: 2007-02-26
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    Murder & Martyrdom in Spanish Florida: Don Juan & the Guale Uprising of 1597 In the late fall of 1597, Guale Indians murdered five Franciscan friars stationed in their territory and razed their missions to the ground. The 1597 Guale Uprising, or Juanillo's Revolt as it is often labeled, brought the missionization of Guale to an abrupt end and threatened Florida???s new governor with the most significant crisis of his term. This lecture explores the 1597 uprising and ...
    • Contributor: Francis, J. Michael
    • Date: 2011-11-29
  • Collection
    Cowboy 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
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    Literary Birthday Celebration: Philip Roth Authors Sam Lipsyte and Howard Norman celebrate the birthday of American novelist Philip Roth by reading selections from his work and discussing his influence on their writing.
    • Date: 2014-03-19
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    Helon Habila Award-winning Nigerian novelist Helon Habila read excerpts from his novel "Oil On Water" and discussed his new anthology "The Granta Book of the African Short Story" in a program cosponsored with the Africa Society of the National Summit on Africa.
    • Contributor: Habila, Helon
    • Date: 2012-05-01
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    Queen Isabella's Influence on Puerto Rico Carmen Alicia Morales spoke about her book on Queen Isabella and how the Queen's reign influenced Puerto Rican costumes and the historical figures who played an important role in the process (presentation in Spanish).
    • Contributor: Morales, Carmen Alicia
    • Date: 2016-06-03
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    Trained cavalry horses From Edison films catalog: Shows the wonderful intelligence of these Troop F, 6th U.S. Cavalry, horses. At a command they lie down promptly, and at another order scramble to their feet. 50 feet. $7.50.
    • Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
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    Christopher Buckley
    • Contributor: Buckley, Christopher
    • Date: 2002-10-12
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    Teacher Resource: Conversation with a Specialist in the Interpretive Programs Office Stacie Moats shares the highlights of working with the public and the collections.
    • Contributor: Moats, Stacie
    • Date: 2016-05-26
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    The Literacy Legacy of Álvaro Mutis Charlotte Rogers discussed the work and legacy of Álvaro Mutis, one of Colombia's most revered literary figures.
    • Contributor: Rogers, Charlotte
    • Date: 2016-05-13
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    Steve Inskeep: 2012 National Book Festival Steve Inskeep appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Inskeep, Steve
    • Date: 2012-09-23
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    Discharging a Whitehead torpedo
    Discharging a torpedo | Discharging Whitehead torpedo
    "Taken on board the U.S. torpedo boat "Morris." It shows the crew loading a Whitehead torpedo into the tube and then discharging it. The torpedo can be seen running along the surface of the water for a distance of over half a mile. 75 feet"--Edison films catalog.
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1900
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    Michael Hiltzik: 2016 National Book Festival Michael Hiltzik discusses "Big Science: Ernest Lawrence and the Invention that Launched the Military-Industrial Complex" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Hiltzik, Michael
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Ruby Nell Sales oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Atlanta, Georgia, 2011-04-25. Ruby Sales discusses her father's military career, growing up in Columbus, Georgia, and attending the Tuskegee Institute. She recalls joining the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), the Selma to Montgomery March, registering voters in Lowndes County, Alabama, and her arrest in Hayneville, Alabama. She remembers the murder of Jonathan Daniels, a seminary student who saved her life, and discusses her opinions on African American ...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Sales, Ruby - Mosnier, Joseph
    • Date: 2011-04-25

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