Film, VideoEdward Gorey: Selections from Recent Acquisitions Glen Emil discussed his donation of items to the Edward Gorey Collection at the Library of Congress.
- Contributor: Emil, Glen
- Date: 2016-02-11
Film, VideoAnalysis & Curation of American Travelers' Visual Documents on Central Asian Nomadic Culture Saule Satayeva discussed her archival research related to American travelers who illuminated Kazakh Nomadic culture through their visual documents from 1876-1937.
- Contributor: Satayeva, Saule
- Date: 2016-03-23
Film, VideoDorie Ann Ladner and Joyce Ladner oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C., 2011-09-20. Doris and Joyce Ladner discuss organizing for the March on Washington with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Dorie Ladner recalls her work with SNCC in Natchez, Mississippi, and the murder and trial of Medgar Evers. They both remember growing up in Palmers Crossing, Mississippi, their family history, joining the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) youth chapter led by Clyde ...
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Ladner, Dorie - Ladner, Joyce A.
- Date: 2011-09-20
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Film, Video10th U.S. Infantry, 2nd Battalion, leaving cars
Tenth United States Infantry, Second Battalion, leaving cars | 10th U.S. Infantry and Battalion leaving cars "American infantry troops dressed in field uniforms of the Spanish-American War can be seen close to the foreground of the camera position. Three companies of men, in columns of fours, march by the camera. In the background are railroad passengers, indicating the film was photographed on a rail siding area." -- Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress.
- Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1898
Film, VideoJan Jarboe Russell: 2015 National Book Festival Jan Jarboe Russell discusses "The Train to Crystal City: FDR's Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America's Only Family Internment Camp During World War II" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Russell, Jan Jarboe
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoOSIRIS-REx: First U.S. Mission to Return Samples from an Asteroid to Earth Jason Dworkin discussed the OSIRIS-REx, the first U.S. space mission that will return samples from an asteroid to Earth.
- Contributor: Dworkin, Jason
- Date: 2016-08-25
Film, VideoTechnofiles: The Printed Instrument A group of music and technology experts present the latest developments in 3D concepts and processes and the startling paths they open to create the means of musical performance. Topics discussed include micro-computed tomography, preservation through technology, and the 3D-printing of musical instruments. The program features a demonstration of Eric Goldemberg's 3D-printed guitar.
- Date: 2016-02-04
Film, VideoYaa Gyasi: 2016 National Book Festival Yaa Gyasi discusses "Homegoing" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Gyasi, Yaa
- Date: 2016-09-24
Film, VideoEditing & Performing the Music of C.P.E. Bach Paul Corneilson and Mark Knoll of the Packard Humanities Institute discuss the music of C.P.E. Bach, in commemoration of the composer's 300th birthday.
- Date: 2014-04-05
Film, VideoMary Jones oral history interview conducted by Will Griffin in Albany, Georgia, 2013-03-09. Mary Jones describes her childhood in Albany, Georgia, including the work she did as a child and her memories of school. Jones discusses learning about the Civil Rights Movement by reading the newspaper, and she describes her children's experiences as they entered white schools. After she joined the Albany Movement, she helped to register voters, participated in marches and boycotts, and joined the police ...
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Griffin, Willie James - Jones, Mary A.
- Date: 2013-03-09
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Film, VideoAmerica's Political Dynasties: From Adams to Clinton Stephen Hess discusses his book on political dynasties in the United States. Beginning with John Adams, first U.S. vice president, Hess paints portraits of the men and women who have comprised this country's political elite. He includes the well-known dynasties of the Roosevelts and the Kennedys, as well as the little-known politicians.
- Contributor: Hess, Stephen
- Date: 2016-06-16
Film, VideoTR and Mrs. Roosevelt [at the Panama-California Exposition, 1915]
Theodore Roosevelt and Mrs. Roosevelt at the Panama-California Exposition, 1915 | TR and Mrs. Roosevelt about 1915, location unknown At the Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, California, on July 27, 1915, Theodore Roosevelt and Edith Roosevelt speak with officials on the steps of what is probably the United States Government Building. Close view of group smiling and talking.
- Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1915
Film, VideoUnderstanding Seclusion: Legal Dimensions of Venice's Jewish Ghetto This program highlighted the early history of the segregated Jewish community in Venice and showcased rare books and documents from the Library of Congress collection related to the Jewish Ghetto of Venice. The program also included a viewing of the documentary film, "The Venice Ghetto, 500 Years of Life," which reconstructs the history of the Venetian Ghetto.
- Date: 2017-02-17
Film, VideoProvoking Inquiry Through Primary Sources As educators, we have answered the question: Why inquiry? This session engaged participants in answering the question: Why use primary sources during inquiry? They investigated ways that primary sources bring inquiry alive in our students: creation of intellectual space, building authentic connections to the real world, integration of inquiry skills, and the development of empathy.
- Contributor: Stripling, Barbara
- Date: 2015-10-28
Film, VideoIsamu Noguchi's Dance Sets Dakin Hart discussed Martha Graham and Isamu Noguchi's explorations of the archetypal spaces of myth, including the American west, the Minotaur's labyrinth and the "cave of the heart."
- Contributor: Hart , Dakin
- Date: 2016-03-31
Film, VideoThe Mediterranean Diet: Delicious Food Prescription for Transforming Disease & Illness Amy Riolo discussed her recent book, "The Ultimate Mediterranean Diet Handbook."
- Contributor: Riolo, Amy
- Date: 2015-05-13
Photo, Print, Drawing[Men, including Theodore Roosevelt Jr., on elephant] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
- Date: 1925
Film, VideoUnderstanding the Reformation Through the Book Junior Fellow Yoshi Hill gives an overview of some of his work in the Library's Rare Book and Special Collections Division during the summer of 2014.
- Contributor: Hill, Yoshi
- Date: 2014-07-31
Film, Video104th Street curve, New York, elevated railway
104th St. curve, New York elevated railway | Panoramic view, elevated R.R., N.Y., 104th St. curve From Edison films catalog: Taken from the front platform of a special train run backward over the celebrated S curve. Not only are the passing trains and crowded platforms of great interest, but the view of up-town New York is an excellent one, showing acre upon acre of roofs, towers, steeples and towering apartment houses. As the "special" slows up at 92nd Street, a ...
- Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1899
Film, VideoAnnette Gordon-Reed & Peter Onuf: 2016 National Book Festival Annette Gordon-Reed and co-author Peter S. Onuf discuss "Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination" with Melissa Block from NPR at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Date: 2016-09-24
Film, VideoOne Year in the Life of America This presentation models an approach that promotes inquiry skills by focusing on select events from a particular year in history. Part of the Library's 2016 online conference for teachers.
- Contributor: Levitt, Sherry
- Date: 2016-10-25
Film, VideoFireboat "New Yorker" in action
Fireboat "New Yorker" in action--excerpts A demonstration by the famous fireboat "New Yorker." The picture shows the fireboat with all its nozzles spurting water as it goes back and forth in front of the camera. Put in service on February 1, 1891 as Engine Company 57, the "New Yorker" was stationed at the Battery near Castle Garden, where her crew lived aboard. She was 125 feet long, 25 feet ...
- Contributor: Smith, James Blair - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1903
Film, VideoBackstage at the Lincoln Assassination Author Thomas A. Bogar discusses the results of his research that led to his latest book, "Backstage at the Lincoln Assassination."
- Contributor: Bogar, Thomas A.
- Date: 2015-04-07
Film, VideoEmbodying the Beloved: (Homo)eroticism & Embodiment in Medieval Sufism Matthew Thomas Miller discussed his research on homoeroticism and embodiment in medieval Sufism.
- Contributor: Miller, Matthew Thomas
- Date: 2015-09-03
Photo, Print, Drawing[Two men playing golf] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
- Date: 1925