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    Holly Black: 2009 National Book Festival Children's and teens author Holly Black appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Black, Holly
    • Date: 2009-09-26
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    [People in boats with flags and banners] 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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    Celebrated Cookbook Editor Judith Jones Judith Jones spoke at the Library of Congress in a program sponsored by the Science, Technology and Business Division. Jones was the first to espouse the kind of cookbook in which the author encourages and enables the ordinary home cook to create the extraordinary by defining culinary terms, demonstrating techniques, whether it be boning or braising, and by providing explicit directions and detailed explanations. ...
    • Contributor: Jones , Judith
    • Date: 2007-11-05
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [People on elephants in river] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    Assignment Children, Part 2 videorecording | 16mm color film | From original 1955: "Comedian Danny Kaye describes the work of the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund. Shows children of India, Japan, Korea, Burma, and Thailand receiving food, vaccinations, and medical treatment from UNICEF"--Summary from title card. (General). Part 2 of the 1973 revised and extended version. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
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    Erin E. & Philip C. Stead: 2012 National Book Festival Erin E. Stead and Philip C. Stead appear at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Date: 2012-09-23
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    A Tribute to Fay Kanin Fay Kanin was recognized for her 20 years of service to the Library as chair of the Library of Congress National Film Preservation Board (NFPB) with a presentation of the institution's 100th Living Legend Award.
    • Contributor: Kanin, Fay
    • Date: 2009-07-17
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    Island in a Storm: A Rising Sea, A Vanishing Coast and a Nineteenth Century Disaster That Warns of a Warmer World In the mid-19th century, the Isle Derniere was emerging as an exclusive summer resort near the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. About 100 miles from New Orleans, it attracted the most prominent members of antebellum Louisiana society. Without warning, on Aug. 10, 1856, a ferocious hurricane swept across the island, killing half of its 400 inhabitants. Sallenger traces the link between the environmental ...
    • Contributor: Sallenger, Abby
    • Date: 2010-03-16
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    Parade of horses on Speedway The film is of a parade of fine horses and fashionable carriages taken along what is now the Harlem River Drive, in the Highbridge section of northern Manhattan. The view is from the Manhattan side of the river looking north. On the right is the Harlem River and on the opposite bank, the Bronx. Prominent in the background is the High Bridge at 175th ...
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    Mahan Esfahani: Harpsichord Concert Mahan Esfahani plays Wanda Landowska's Pleyel harpsichord, featuring pieces from her 1927 concert at the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Esfahani, Mahan
    • Date: 2010-05-29
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    Working Collections as Data Three presentations share the dynamic potential of using collections computationally at the Library's symposium, "Collections as Data: Stewardship and Use Models to Enhance Access." "Text and/as Image: Expanding Possibilities for Description, Discovery and Analysis in Digital Collections," "Virtual Reunification of Dispersed Archival Photographs" and "Unlock Your Data through People-Powered Research."
    • Date: 2016-09-27
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    Africa: Re-Sourcing History David Birmingham presents a lecture on "Africa: Re-Sourcing History."
    • Contributor: Birmingham, David
    • Date: 2011-11-14
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    American Centuries: Henry Wallace, Herbert Hoover & Cold War America's Rise in the World Kevin Kim discusses how Henry Wallace and Herbert Hoover challenged and often transformed America's experiences in the Cold War.
    • Contributor: Kim, Kevin
    • Date: 2014-12-04
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    Hear, O Israel: Yiddish-American Radio 1925-1955 While all other aspects of Yiddish culture existed wherever Ashkenazic Jews lived, it was only in America that radio realized its greatest and most fulfilling use by and for Jews. Yiddish scholar Henry Sapoznik discusses and shares some of the most memorable and powerful moments in this nearly lost world of ethnic American broadcasting. By exploring amazingly broad category of Yiddish radio shows -- ...
    • Contributor: Sapoznik, Henry - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009-10-14
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    Open Video Project OV
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    The purpose of the Open Video Project is to collect and make available a repository of digitized video content for the digital video, multimedia retrieval, digital library, and other research communities. Researchers can use the video to study a wide range of problems, such as tests of algorithms for automatic segmentation, summarization, and creation of surrogates that describe video content; the development of face ...
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    Rep. Jim Clyburn Delivers the 2009 Keynote Address for African American History Month In recognition of African American History Month, Rep. James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.) Majority Whip of the House, delivered the Library's 2009 keynote address. The 2009 theme for the month was Quest for Black Citizenship in the Americas. This year's celebration coincided with the centenary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). The Library holds more than five million records of ...
    • Contributor: Clyburn, Jim
    • Date: 2009-02-04
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    Stories about Life in the Cosmos: Historical, Cultural, and Artistic Perspectives on Astrobiology Part three of the three-part Blumberg Dialogues on Astrobiology series that convenes scientists, social scientists, humanities scholars and writers from across the country and around the world to investigate the intersection of astrobiology research with humanistic and societal concerns.
    • Date: 2015-08-06
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Stone structure with arches] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    Jeff Chu: 2013 National Book Festival Jeff Chu appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Chu, Jeff
    • Date: 2013-09-21
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    Tying a Scarf
    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J. - Marshall, Howard W. - GastaƱaga, Linda - Ahlborn, Richard E.
    • Date: 1978-07-25
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    Master class with Thomas Hampson and Sgt Kenneth G. Maxwell, tenor vocalist, May 30, 2006 videorecording | Master class conducted at the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska, on May 30, 2006. (General). Courtesy of Sgt Kenneth G. Maxwell,tenor vocalist, USAF Heartland of America Band, Offutt AFB, NE. (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Hampson, Thomas - Maxwell, Sgt. Kenneth G.
    • Date: 2006
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    Ellen Birnbaum and Nancy Schulman: 2008 National Book Festival Educators Ellen Birmbaum and Nancy Schulman appear at the National Book Festival.
    • Date: 2008-09-27
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    Constitution Day 2013: Risa L. Goluboff Risa L. Goluboff lectured on "How the Constitution Changes: Social and Political Aspects of the Law." This program is part of the Law Library's annual celebration of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day--a federal holiday observed each year to commemorate the signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787, and to "recognize all who, by coming of age or by naturalization, have become citizens."
    • Contributor: Goluboff, Risa L.
    • Date: 2013-09-17
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    Exploring Waldseemuller's World: Exploring the Known and Unknown Prominent scholars gathered at the Library to examine Waldseemuller's cartographic vision and to reflect on the philosophical and historical context of the map's production and reception. Experts spoke on a wide range of topics, from the history of exploration and German Humanism to the mathematical and astronomical basis of early 16th-century cartography. This session, "Waldseemuller's World: Exploring the Known and Unknown," begins a more ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2009-05-14