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    [Men and women with tents] 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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    Valeria Luiselli: 2015 National Book Festival Valeria Luiselli discusses "The Story of My Teeth" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Luiselli, Valeria
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Justice Sonia Sotomayor Explains Magna Carta to Students from School Without Walls Justice Sonia Sotomayor made a special visit to the Young Readers Center to read a book and talk about Magna Carta to 6th grade students from the School Without Walls at Francis Stevens in Washington, D.C. As part of a career/story time collaboration with EverybodyWins!DC, the students and the Justice toured the Lincoln Magna Carta exhibit at the Library of Congress. The program continued...
    • Contributor: Sotomayor, Sonia
    • Date: 2015-03-07
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    John Carlos oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in New York, New York, 2013-08-18.
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Carlos, John P.
    • Date: 2013-08-18

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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
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Arab men, Jerusalem area] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    Edwidge Danticat: 2016 National Book Festival Edwidge Danticat discusses "Untwine" with Michael Oreskes from NPR at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Danticat, Edwidge
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Major General Shafter From Edison films catalog: The commander of the 5th Army Corps rides forward with a party of officers. He wears a white helmet, a broad expanse of shirt bosom and a general air of avoirdupois. 50 feet. $7.50.
    • Contributor: Shafter, William Rufus - Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
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    Johnnies, Tommies & Sammies: Music & the WWI Alliance Musicologists are joined by musicians to explore the contributions of popular songs from the U.S., Canada and Britain to the Allies during World War I. This is the story of the creation of the Allied cultural identity from the distinct contributions of each country. Presented in association with the American Musicological Society and the Library of Congress exhibitions "World War I: American Artists View...
    • Date: 2017-05-18
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    Elizabeth Hand & Hannah Pittard: 2016 National Book Festival Elizabeth Hand presents "Hard Light" and Hannah Pittard presents "Listen to Me" in a panel discussion on suspense thrillers with Maureen Corrigan from NPR at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    International Literature: Ko Un Korean poet Ko Un read his work in Korean, following by English translation by Brother Anthony. Afterwards, Frank Stewart moderated a discussion of the work.
    • Date: 2016-09-19
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    The Music of Irving Fine Musicologist Georgia Luikens leads a discussion with composer Martin Boykan and conductor Joel Spiegelman about the music of Irving Fine. Spiegelman studied under Fine at Brandeis University and Boykan held the Fine professorship in composition at Brandeis.
    • Date: 2014-12-06
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    Winston Groom & Colson Whitehead: 2016 National Book Festival Winston Groom presents "El Paso" and Colson Whitehead presents "The Underground Railroad" in a book launch event and panel discussion on historical fiction with Audie Cornish from NPR at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    National Student Poet Inaugural Reading A celebration of the National Student Poets Program, the nation's highest honor for youth poets creating original work, and the inaugural reading of the 2014 class.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-09-19
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    Poets and Patriotism: The 200th Birthday of the Star-Spangled Banner A panel discussion on the national anthem with experts in music and history.
    • Date: 2014-07-03
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    Brook trout fishing
    Trout fishing
    The camera shows a small waterfall and a stream. Across the stream on the bank is a man with a fishing pole in one hand and a retrieving net in the other. During the course of the film, he makes the normal movements of a man accustomed to trout fishing. High on the bank to the right is a spectator. At the end of...
    • Contributor: Armitage, F. S. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1902
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    Concerns for Data Scholarship Although data scholarship has increased the capacity for discovery, concerns such as biased design, participation barriers, and dehumanization remain. Three presentations explore such concerns and propose solutions to this growing dilemma at the Library's symposium, "Collections as Data: Stewardship and Use Models to Enhance Access." "Documenting the Now Project," "Engaging with Communities and API-Driven Accessioning of Digital Folklife" and "Deep-Fried Data."
    • Date: 2016-09-27
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    Archiving Email: Closing Summary Chris Prom provides a closing summary to this symposium on archiving email and leads a wrap-up discussion with participants.
    • Contributor: Prom, Chris
    • Date: 2015-06-02
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    Isamu 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
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    Medieval Medicine for Modern Infections Erin Connelly discussed her research involving the emergence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, combined with a severely stalled discovery pipeline for new antibiotics.
    • Contributor: Connelly , Erin
    • Date: 2017-03-07
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    Military camp at Tampa, taken from train
    Military camp, Tampa, panoramic view
    From Edison films "war extra" catalog: A wide plain, dotted with tents, gleaming white in the bright sunshine. Soldiers moving about everywhere, at all sorts of duties. In the background looms up a big cigar factory; giving the prosaic touch to the picture needful to bring out in sharp contrast the patriotism with which the scene inspires us. The camera was on a rapidly...
    • Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
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    Elevated railroad, New York
    Around the big curves | Elevated R.R. 110 St. curve, New York City | Around the big curves on the Manhattan Elevated R.R.
    The film was photographed from the front platform of a train traveling over elevated tracks in New York City. Although many of the buildings alongside the tracks can be seen, it is difficult to determine the exact location of the scene.
    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - American Mutoscope Company - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    U.S. cavalry supplies unloading at Tampa, Florida
    United States cavalry supplies unloading at Tampa, Florida | U.S. Cavalry unloading ambulance supplies
    "Here is a freight train of thirty cars loaded with baggage and ambulance supplies for the 9th U.S. Cavalry. In the foreground a score of troopers are pulling, lifting and hauling an ambulance from a flat car. It slides down the inclined planks with a sudden rush that makes the men "hustle" to keep it from falling off. Drill engine on the next track...
    • Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
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    U.S. troops and Red Cross in the trenches before Caloocan
    United States troops and Red Cross in the trenches before Caloocan | U.S. troops and Red Cross in the trenches before Coloocan | Red Cross and U.S. troops in the trenches before Coloocan | Red Cross in the trenches | U.S. troops and Red Cross in trenches before Coloocan
    "Our troops have driven the Filipinos out of the trenches, and, after firing one or two volleys, press on in pursuit. The enemy returns the fire and the forward rush is marked by a trail of dead and wounded. Following close behind is the hospital corps. Stretchers are quickly brought out and the nurses tenderly care for the fallen and carry them to the...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - New Jersey. National Guard - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1899
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [People riding on elephant] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925