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    Literacy Best Practices: Dr. AV Baliga Memorial Trust The Dr. A.V. Baliga Memorial Trust (DAVBMT) provides literacy services through resource centers that it has established in slums, resettlement areas and unauthorized colonies throughout New Delhi. Many of its programs focus particularly on the education and empowerment of women and girls.
    • Contributor: Das, Varsha
    • Date: 2014-10-08
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    TR in San Francisco, 1903
    Theodore Roosevelt in San Francisco, 1903 | President Roosevelt in San Francisco, 1903
    The following is a scene-by-scene description of the film: The camera was positioned on the southeast corner of O'Farrell Street and Van Ness Avenue, and pans from north to west to south, and then back to west. [Frame: 0100] The view is north on Van Ness Avenue toward the approaching band and cavalry. Students of Whittier School are in the foreground. [0604] The band ...
    • Contributor: Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    Mildred Bond Roxborough oral history interview conducted by Julian Bond in New York, New York, 2010-10-29. Roxborough discusses how she became active in the Civil Rights Movement at the age of nine, when she sold subscriptions to the NAACP The Crisis magazine. Roxborough began working with the NAACP as a fieldworker and worked in a variety of administrative positions including as director of development.
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Roxborough, Mildred Bond - Bond, Julian
    • Date: 2010-10-29

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    Teaching & the Veterans History Project Hear from Monica Mohindra from the Veterans History Project on how your students can become involved in using and collecting stories from veterans in your community.
    • Contributor: Mohindra, Monica
    • Date: 2015-10-27
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    Abdullah Ibrahim, Mukashi Trio Concert South African jazz composer, pianist, and educator Abdullah Ibrahim concluded his tenure as a Library of Congress Jazz Scholar by performing in concert with his Mukashi Trio. Ibrahim's residency at the Library was made possible by the Reva & David Logan Foundation.
    • Date: 2016-04-21
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    Muslimism in Turkey & Beyond: Religion in the Modern World Neslihan Cevik discussed Muslimism in Turkey and its relation to religion in the modern world with a special focus on women.
    • Contributor: Cevik, Neslihan
    • Date: 2016-03-08
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    Juilliard String Quartet Featured on the concert program were Schubert's "Quartettsatz" in C minor, D. 703, Elliott Carter's String Quartet no. 1, Beethoven's String Quartet in F major, op. 135, and the "Andante cantabile" from Mozart's String Quartet in C major, K. 465 ("Dissonance"). This concert by the Juilliard String Quartet was the final appearance at the Library by retiring cellist Joel Krosnick.
    • Contributor: Juilliard String Quartet
    • Date: 2016-02-27
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    Registering for Your Reader Identification Card A guide to registering for your reader identification card at the Library of Congress. A valid reader identification is required to use Library of Congress reading rooms for research.
    • Contributor: Narrator
    • Date: 2017-01-10
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    Panama Canal--scenes of the finished Canal Scenes of the Panama Canal, generally in the natural order of passage, from a ship moving from the Atlantic to the Pacific. The ship passes by the Panamanian city of Colón on the Atlantic end, through the channel to Gatun Locks and into Gatun Lake, views of the Gatun spillway and the Chagres River. From here she passes from Gaillard Cut (Culebra Cut), into ...
    • Contributor: Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1919
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    Richard Zoglin: 2015 National Book Festival Richard Zoglin discusses "Hope: Entertainer of the Century" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Zoglin, Richard
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Dan Santat: 2015 National Book Festival Dan Santat discusses "The Adventures of Beekie: The Unimaginary Friend" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Santat, Dan
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Students Interview Author Tonya Bolden: Every Book Begins with Panic (1 of 3) Two Washington D.C. high school students meet award winning author Tonya Bolden to discuss the research and writing process around her book "Capital Days: Michael Shiner's Journal and the Growth of Our Nation's Capital" (Part 1 of 3).
    • Date: 2015-06-16
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    2016 National Book Festival Gala The 2016 National Book Festival kicks off with guest appearances by four festival authors at an evening gala event.
    • Date: 2016-09-23
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    Sharp's Appalachian Harvest with Jeff Davis & Brian Peters Sharp's Appalachian Harvest is a special multimedia folk music presentation performed and researched by English folk musician Brian Peters and American old-time musician Jeff Davis. Their presentation is devoted to the astounding collection of songs and music made by English collectors Cecil Sharp and Maud Karpeles in the Southern Appalachians over three summers in 1916, 1917 and 1918, one of the most extensive folk ...
    • Date: 2015-07-13
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    City Space as a Vicious Circle: Visual Design in Béla Tarr's "Man from London" Hungarian film production designer László Rajk spoke about how he created the set design of "Man from London," the ideas and symbolism behind it, and how it was actually put into place. He discussed the dilemmas a designer faces about how to realize a story/visual concept, and the hidden dialog between the film director and the production designer.
    • Contributor: Rajk , L&aacute - Szl&oacute
    • Date: 2014-02-27
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    Lourdes, sortie de l'église du Rosaire
    Sortie de l'église du Rosaire | Collection of Lumière films from the Cinémathèque française | Lourdes, leaving the Church of the Rosary
    People come out the doors and down the steps of the Church of the Rosary in Lourdes.
    • Contributor: Société Anonyme Des Plaques Et Papiers Photographiques - Cinémathèque Française Collection (Library of Congress) - Sanctuaire Notre-Dame De Lourdes (Lourdes, France)
    • Date: 1897
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    Reviewing the "Texas" at Grant's Tomb From Edison films catalog: Shows every detail of the "Texas" as she passes Riverside Park. The background shows the white dome of the tomb on the hill crest. 50 feet. $7.50
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blackton, James Stuart - Smith, Albert E. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Smith, Albert E. (Albert Edward) - American Vitagraph Company - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
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    Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera on Prints & Photographs As part of his "La Casa de Colores" project, Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera discusses a Lincoln campaign poster and Helen Zughaib's "Prayer Rug for America" drawing with Katherine Blood.
    • Date: 2015-09-11
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    Morning colors on U.S. cruiser "Raleigh" From The Phonoscope, June 1899, p. 17: Shows a group of sailors and an officer at the stern. The flag runs out in a ball to the end of the staff, and, at the signal, is broken. Proudly the stars and stripes wave in the morning breeze, while the officer salutes. A very pretty picture of man-o-war life. (C. Musser, Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, ...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1899
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    Sioux ghost dance
    Ghost dance
    From Raff & Gammon price list: A very interesting subject, full of action and true to life. From Edison films catalog: One of the most peculiar customs of the Sioux Tribe is here shown, the dancers being genuine Sioux Indians, in full war paint and war costumes. 40 feet. 7.50.
    • Contributor: Dickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy-Laurie) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1894
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    Graphic Novels Panel 1 - Knight, Alcaraz, Stantis: 2015 National Book Festival Michael Cavna moderates a panel on comics and cartooning featuring Keith Knight, Lalo Alcara &, Scott Stantis at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Calf branding The cameraman placed his camera near a fire where some branding irons were being heated. As the film begins, three men can be seen going through the various operations of branding calves. In the background is a large herd of cattle.
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
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    Cuban refugees waiting for rations "A group of escaped reconcentrados, saved from the fate of starvation imposed by the Butcher, Weyler. They stand in line waiting, each man with his tin dish and cup. One expects to see just such men as these, after the centuries of Spanish oppression and tyranny. As they come forward, their walk, even, is listless and lifeless. The picture affords an exceedingly interesting racial ...
    • Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
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    Entreviste a un veterano para la Biblioteca del Congreso, Proyecto de Historia de Veteranos (Español/30) Haga su parte: entrevistar a un veterano de Estados Unidos en su comunidad y presentar su audio o vídeo de la entrevista a la Biblioteca del Congreso, Proyecto de Historia de Veteranos.
    • Contributor: Narrator
    • Date: 2015-09-01
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    A frontier flirtation
    Frontier flirtation, or how the tenderfoot won out | How the tenderfoot won out
    Opens on a stage with a painted backdrop of a forest or garden. On a park bench center stage sits a well-dressed woman with a dark veil obscuring her face, holding an open parasol overhead and a closed fan in her lap. A mustached cowboy enters, dressed in fringed chaps, boots, Western hat, neck kerchief, and pistol belt. When he spies the woman, he ...
    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903