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    Jazz Scholar Ingrid Monson Interview Jazz curator Larry Appelbaum interviews Library of Congress Jazz Scholar Ingrid Monson as part of her residency at the Library. They discuss Monson's research, writing, and the jazz collections at the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Monson, Ingrid
    • Date: 2017-03-01
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    Cuban volunteers embarking Men carrying rifles and bedrolls boarding ship via gangway.
    • Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
  • Film, Video
    Atlantic City floral parade
    Floral parade, Atlantic City
    Views of a parade down an Atlantic City street lined with crowds of spectators--some people watching from roofs--children, women in long skirts, many moustached men wearing hats. Shows uniformed men marching, boys pulling a small floral float with a woman riding in it, an elaborate float with a girl in it being pushed by a man, more small floats (decorated chairs?) with children, two ...
    • Contributor: Waters, Percival L. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress) - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1904
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    The Iranian Talmud: Reading the Talmud in its Sasanian Context Although the Babylonian Talmud, or Bavli, has been a text central and vital to the Jewish canon since the Middle Ages, the context in which it was produced has been poorly understood. Delving deep into Sasanian material culture and literary remains, Shai Secunda pieces together the dynamic world of late antique Iran, providing an unprecedented and accessible overview of the world that shaped the ...
    • Contributor: Secunda, Shai
    • Date: 2014-07-22
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    Steven McNichols oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Burlingame, California, 2013-03-01.
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - McNichols, Steven
    • Date: 2013-03-01

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    Classified as White: Historical Insights into the Racial Classifications of Americans of Middle Eastern & North African Descent Randa A. Kayyali from the Elliott School for International Affairs at George Washington University spoke about the intersections of religion and race for immigrants in the U.S. during the first half of the 20th century.
    • Contributor: Kayyali, Randa A.
    • Date: 2015-11-04
  • Film, Video
    Mercy Watson 10th Anniversary: 2015 National Book Festival At the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C., author Kate DiCamillo hosted a 30-minute Q&A featuring the award-winning Mercy Watson series for early readers and the new spinoff books featuring more stories from Mercy’s world. The presentation included a improvised musical and comedy program by Story Pirates, inspired by the series and based on ideas from audience, exploring themes of unconventional ...
    • Contributor: Dicamillo, Kate
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Japanese village At the beginning of the film, at a distance of about one-hundred feet, is a two-story building with a balcony, some tropical plants, and a telephone pole. A young Japanese man appears directly in front of the camera. He is accompanied by two small Japanese boys attired in tight knee britches and rather loose sleeved blouses. The three of them exhibit their gymnastic powers ...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
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    Arrival of the Governor General, Lord Minto, at Quebec
    Arrival of Governor General Lord Minto at Quebec | Arrival of Governor General, Lord Minto at Quebec
    From Edison films catalog: This picture shows the Governor General, the Earl of Minto, accompanied by the Countess of Minto and their household, crossing the river in ice canoes. On the Quebec side the canoes find a solid ledge of ice projecting about 200 yards from the wharf, and over this the blanket clad snow shoers haul the Governor, his wife and guests. A ...
    • Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
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    Gwendolyn M. Patton oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Montgomery, Alabama, 2011-06-01.
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Patton, Gwendolyn M
    • Date: 2011-06-01

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  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Woman talking to men] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    Loving vs. Virginia Patricia Hruby Powell and Shadra Strickland discussed their book for young people, "Loving vs. Virginia" about a famous legal case that cleared the way for interracial marriage in the United States. The event was supported by the Jonah S. Eskin Memorial Fund of the Library of Congress. The fund was established to honor the late son of Marcia and Barnet Eskin.
    • Date: 2017-05-03
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    Cuban ambush From Edison films catalog: From the upper windows of a ruined mill the Cubans fire at a scouting party of Spaniards, who return the volley. Fine smoke effects. 50 feet. 7.50.
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Tree growing on stone structure] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Clearing in woods] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    International Literature: Andrés Neuman Spanish-Argentinian writer Andrés Neuman reads and discusses his forthcoming novel, "Talking to Ourselves."
    • Contributor: Neuman, Andr&eacute - S
    • Date: 2014-04-18
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    [Men and women] 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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    Reintegration of Refugee Women in Post-Conflict Liberia Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso discussed her research on ethical dilemmas and gender factors that affect returnee refugee women in Liberia.
    • Contributor: Yacob-Haliso, Olajumoke
    • Date: 2016-10-13
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    Two Thousand Flutes An introduction to the Library's remarkable Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection: meet a few of the Library's nearly 2,000 instruments in this lecture-recital featuring flutist Lorna McGhee of the Pittsburgh Symphony, pianist Ryo Yanagitani of the S&R Foundation, and musical instrument curator Carol Lynn Ward Bamford. Produced in association with the S&R Foundation.
    • Date: 2015-05-02
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    [Woman with three men and sheep, Afghanistan] 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
  • Film, Video
    Bob Milne at the Library of Congress an oral history with Jennifer Cutting videorecording | 1 digital video file (1 hr., 7 min., 11 sec.) : sd., col. | Interviewer: Jennifer Cutting; piano: Bob Milne. (Cast). Courtesy of Bob Milne. (Permission). Bob Milne, ragtime pianist, discusses his experiences as a performer of ragtime music and demonstrates ragtime music performance style in an interview with Jennifer Cutting, Library of Congress. (Summary). Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, October 14, ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Milne, Bob, Pianist - Cutting, Jennifer - Coolidge Auditorium (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2004
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    Latina Storyteller Oral History This oral history followed an event, not recorded, in which Carmen Agra Deedy and Karla Campillo-Soto shared their own stories of growing up Cuban and Mexican, respectively, in small-town U.S.A.
    • Date: 2016-04-07
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    World War I Symposium Gerard Toal (Virginia Tech), Paul Miller (McDaniel College) and retired US Ambassador Jacques Paul Klein discuss the territorial and ethnic conflicts that led to the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo on June 28, 1914, and how Europe's great powers over-reacted, leading to "the Great War." The speakers then show how the First World War has affected the subsequent history of Europe, through ...
    • Contributor: Various Speakers
    • Date: 2014-09-16
  • Collection
    New Ideas of Music Ownership & the Musical Life of the Kïsêdjê The introduction of ideas taken from international intellectual property regimes to communities of indigenous peoples can lead to serious repercussions. This presentation discusses some of the results of the arrival new ideas and language about music and ceremonial ownership on central aspects of the musical, artistic, and economic life of a group of Brazilian Indians known in the literature as the Suyá, but who ...
    • Contributor: Seeger, Anthony - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2015-04-08
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    Parker String Quartet with Kikuei Ikeda, Viola The 2013 Stradivari Anniversary Concert featured the Parker String Quartet and violist Kikuei Ikeda performing on the Library's Stradivari instruments. The quartet performed Mendelssohn's String Quartet no. 3 in D major, op. 44, no. 1, and Shostakovich's String Quartet no. 9. They were joined by Kikuei Ikeda for the Dvorak String Quintet in E-flat major, op. 97.
    • Date: 2013-12-18