• Film, Video
    Edison kinetoscopic record of a sneeze, January 7, 1894
    Sneeze | Fred Ott's sneeze | Ott's sneeze | Kinetoscopic record of a sneeze
    Film made for publicity purposes, as a series of still photographs to accompany an article in Harper's weekly.
    • Contributor: Dickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy-Laurie) - Ott, Frederic P. - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress) - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1894
  • Film, Video
    Interview with Irene Palad, Naples, Italy, November 16, 2001
    • Contributor: George, Scott Edward - Palad, Irene
    • Date: 2001-11-16
  • Film, Video
    James L. Swanson: 2011 National Book Festival James L. Swanson appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Swanson, James L.
    • Date: 2011-09-24
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    Baroque Dance: Bourée from "La Savoye" (1st couplet; man's pa... videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:20 | Choreography by Raoul-Auger Feuillet; reconstructed by Thomas Baird. Performed by Thomas Baird, dancer; Susan Manus, violin. Music: Act I, Méduse (1697) by Charles Hubert Gervais. See: p. 54 in Recueil de dances, composée par M. Pecour, 1709 (#073), Videorecording (Form). Videoreel (Form).
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    Sure on this shining night videorecording | 1 video, 2 minutes, 27 seconds | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, October 2009. (General). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hampson, Thomas - Barber, Samuel
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    Baroque Dance: "Entrée d'apolon" (1st couplet) videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:43 | Choreography by Raoul-Auger Feuillet, reconstructed by Thomas Baird. Performed by Thomas Baird, dancer; Susan Manus, violin. Music: " Le Triomphe de l'Amour" (1681) by Jean-Baptiste Lully. See: p. 60 in Feuillet, R. Recueil de dances, composeés par M. Feuillet (#073), Videorecording (Form). Videoreel (Form).
  • Film, Video
    Jerry & Eileen Spinelli Jerry and Eileen Spinelli at the 2003 National Book Festival
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • Film, Video
    Dana Gioia
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • Film, Video
    Khaled Hosseini: 2013 National Book Festival Khaled Hosseini appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Hosseini, Khaled
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Film, Video
    Nalo Hopkinson: 2012 National Book Festival Nalo Hopkinson appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Hopkinson, Nalo
    • Date: 2012-09-23
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    Michael Dirda Discusses "Classics for Pleasure" "Classics are classics not because they are educational, but because people have found them worth reading, generation after generation, century after century. More than anything else, great books speak to us of our own all-too-real feelings, confusions and daydreams." Thus Pulitzer prize-winning critic Michael Dirda introduces his new book, "Classics for Pleasure," a volume of short essays that "point readers to new authors and ...
    • Contributor: Dirda, Michael
    • Date: 2008-03-06
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    The Evolution of Welsh Music Musician Gwilym Morus discusses the aspects of Welsh culture, the history of the Welsh folk tradition and performs some pieces of modern folk music.
    • Contributor: Morus, Gwilym
    • Date: 2009-12-15
  • Film, Video
    Gamma-Ray Bursts and the Birth of Black Holes Dr. Neil Gehrels discusses "Gamma-Ray Bursts and the Birth of Black Holes" as part of the Library's series in conjunction with NASA.
    • Contributor: Gehrels, Neil
    • Date: 2011-02-16
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    [No caption] 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
    Cheick Hamala Diabate Ensemble A concert featuring the Cheick Hamala Diabate Ensemble.
    • Contributor: Diabate, Cheick Hamala
    • Date: 2016-03-23
  • Film, Video
    Software, It's a Thing Matthew G. Kirschenbaum discusses software at the 2014 annual meeting of the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program.
    • Contributor: Kirschenbaum, Matthew
    • Date: 2014-07-22
  • Film, Video
    A Momentous One Hundred Years: Ancient Ethiopia, 520-620 A.D. Hailu Habtu discusses the critical century of 520-620 A.D. in Ethiopia.
    • Contributor: Habtu, Hailu
    • Date: 2012-03-22
  • Film, Video
    [No caption] 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
    First Words in Print As part of "Reading Africa," sponsored by the Center for the Book and the African Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division in the Library of Congress and the children's librarians of the D.C. Public Library, Trok and Lekuton gave brief talks about their work promoting literacy in their native South Africa. In September 2004, the South African Centre's "First Words in Print" ...
    • Date: 2005-02-08
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    River of Words Awards 2002 The seventh annual awards ceremony for the student grand prize and regional winners in the River of Words contest.
    • Contributor: Kresh, Diane
    • Date: 2002-04-27
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    Sam McBratney: 2011 National Book Festival Sam McBratney appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: McBratney, Sam
    • Date: 2011-09-25
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    Mary Gordon: 2011 National Book Festival Mary Gordon appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Gordon, Mary
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Film, Video
    The Giant Bible of Mainz Daniel P. DeSimone makes a presentation on the Giant Bible of Mainz for the Library's docent training.
    • Contributor: Desimone, Daniel
    • Date: 2006-11-30
  • Film, Video
    Kay Bailey Hutchison: 2006 National Book Festival Kay Bailey Hutchison speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Bailey Hutchison, Kay
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Film, Video
    Doris Kearns Goodwin: 2014 National Book Festival Doris Kearns Goodwin is intereviewed at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. by David Rubenstein.
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • Film, Video
    175th Anniversary Gala of the Law Library of Congress On July 14, 2007, The Law Library of Congress celebrated its 175th Anniversary Gala Dinner in the Great Hall of the Library of Congress' Thomas Jefferson Building. More than 125 distinguished guests in the political, legal and educational world were present to pay tribute to the institution. Speaking that evening were Jeffrey Toobin, chair of the 175th Anniversary honorary committee; Rubens Medina, Law Librarian ...
    • Date: 2007-07-14
  • Film, Video
    Patronage and Power: Women Movers and Shakers in the Indian S... Women in the Indian subcontinent are often associated with the smiling, singing and dancing actresses who appear in Bollywood films (Indian cinema). However, throughout history women in that region have played a significant role in the political, religious and cultural life of their society. The contributions of these women are the subject of a symposium titled "Patronage and Power: Women Movers and Shakers in ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2007-04-20
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    What Remains: Coming to Terms with Civil War in 19th Century ... A discussion of what preoccupied Chinese and Western survivors of one of the most brutal civil wars in human history.
    • Contributor: Meyer-Fong, Tobie
    • Date: 2013-05-22
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    The Proper Role of Copyright In Protecting Software-Enabled C... The U.S. Copyright Office is undertaking a study to review the role of copyright law with respect to software-enabled consumer products. This session will explore the role of copyright law as it relates to software, including whether and how software in "everyday products" can be distinguished from other types of software, the rationale and proper scope of copyright protection for embedded software, and the ...
    • Date: 2016-05-18
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    The Arbeelys: The Double Life of the First Syrian Immigrant F... Linda K. Jacobs discusses the story of the first Syrian immigrant family to the United States.
    • Contributor: Jacobs, Linda
    • Date: 2016-06-07
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    How the States Got Their Shapes Too Was Roger Williams too pure for the Puritans, and what does that have to do with Rhode Island? Why did Augustine Herman take 10 years to complete the map that established Delaware? How did Rocky Mountain rogues help create the state of Colorado? All this and more is explained in Mark Stein's new book.
    • Contributor: Stein, Mark
    • Date: 2012-01-26
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    Jodi Picoult: 2009 National Book Festival Author of 15 best-sellers Jodi Picoult appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Picoult, Jodi
    • Date: 2009-09-26
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    Introduction and History of the Library's Music Division Susan Vita makes a presentation on the Library's Music Division for the docent training program.
    • Contributor: Vita, Susan
    • Date: 2006-12-07
  • Film, Video
    Alan Cutler: The Seashell on the Mountaintop Alan Cutler, a geologist and writer affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution, spoke about his recent book, "The Seashell on the Mountaintop: A Story of Science, Sainthood and the Humble Genius Who Discovered a New History of Earth," which describes the life of Nicholaus Steno, a 17th century priest and scientist who is considered to be the founder of geology.
    • Contributor: Cutler, Alan
    • Date: 2005-05-17
  • Film, Video
    Segregated Scholars: Black Social Scientists and the Creation... Who were the major black labor historians and how did they come to produce groundbreaking work in economic and labor studies? In a talk at the Library of Congress, Francille Rusan Wilson explored the lives and work of black scholars whose imprint on labor history and social science has earned them a lasting place in African-American intellectual heritage. A nationally known historian, Wilson discussed ...
    • Contributor: Wilson, Francille Rusan
    • Date: 2007-06-13
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    Loren Miller: Civil Rights Attorney and Journalist Amina Hassan discussed her new book, "Loren Miller: Civil Rights Attorney and Journalist." Loren Miller was one of the nation's most prominent civil-rights attorneys from the 1940s through the early 1960s. He successfully fought discrimination in housing and education. Alongside Thurgood Marshall, Miller argued two landmark civil-rights cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, leading to decisions that effectively abolished racially restrictive housing covenants. The ...
    • Contributor: Hassan, Amina
    • Date: 2016-07-20
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    Cartoons for Victory Writer and historian Warren Bernard discusses his new book, "Cartoons for Victory."
    • Contributor: Bernard, Warren
    • Date: 2016-07-13
  • Film, Video
    Natasha Trethewey Presents Final Lecture as Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey delivers her final lecture to conclude her second term as Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry and the spring literary season at the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Trethewey, Natasha
    • Date: 2014-05-14
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    Permanent Exemptions The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), codified in part in 17 U.S.C. §1201, makes it illegal to circumvent technological measures used to prevent unauthorized access to copyrighted works, including copyrighted books, movies, videos, video games and computer programs. This session will explore the necessity, relevance and sufficiency of the permanent exemptions to the prohibition of circumvention, and will consider whether amendments of additional exemption ...
    • Date: 2016-05-20
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    Secretary Long and Captain Sigsbee From Edison films "war extra" catalog: Taken at Washington, in front of the Navy Department, and shows Secretary of the Navy Long and Captain Sigsbee of the ill-fated "Maine" coming down the steps. As they reach the bottom a waiting attaché approaches the Secretary and hands him a letter. In the meantime Capt. Sigsbee and his friend walk toward the immediate foreground, in earnest ...
    • Contributor: Long, John Davis - Sigsbee, Charles D. (Charles Dwight) - Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
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    Kenneth W. Mack: 2013 National Book Festival Kenneth W. Mack appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: W. Mack, Kenneth
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • Film, Video
    Loveless C. C. C. [illustrated] motion picture | 1 video ; 2 min. | Audio track taken from AFS 4031b1 (General). Photographs from Library of Congress online collections (General). Photos used: CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) working with Soil Conservation Service making diversion terrace to prevent gullying, Vernon County, Wisconsin (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a04960 )-- [Young man in the U.S. Civilian Conservation Corps lifting sledge hammer](http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b25076) -- [Civilian Conservation Corps enrollees lining an ...
    • Contributor: Rhodes, Tommy - Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert
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    Curtis Contemporary Music Ensemble videorecording | videorecording ; 88 min | Young artists from one of the nation's top conservatories celebrate the centennial of Samuel Barber. The program includes the Violin Sonata; "Dover Beach" for string quartet and baritone; "Hermit Songs" (Library of Congress commission); "Summer Music" for woodwind quintet; and, the Sonata in E-flat minor, Op. 26, for piano. (Content). Recorded March 15, 2010 (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video
    Lemn Sissay Lemn Sissay reads selections from his work and participates in a moderated discussion.
    • Date: 2015-07-06
  • Film, Video
    Journey to Freedom: The Boat People Retrospective (Luncheon S... In the years following the Vietnam War, more than 1 million refugees fled the war-ravaged countries of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. Those who took to the ocean in small, overcrowded ships were dubbed the "boat people." Many perished on the seas, some at the hands of pirates, while others took refuge in Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Indonesia. By the late ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2009-05-02
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    Advances in Raman Spectroscopy for Analysis of Cultural Herit... A panel discussion on the advances in Raman Spectroscopy for analysis of cultural heritage materials. Speakers included Lynn Brostoff, Richard Bormett, Silvia Centeno and Marco Leona.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2013-05-01
  • Film, Video
    Session 1: Existing Exclusive Rights Under Title 17, Part 1 This session discussed Title 17 and the making available of digital on-demand transmissions such as peer-to-peer networks, streaming services, and music downloads, as well as more broadly in the digital environment. Evidentiary issues in infringement actions were also discussed. Speakers included Maria A. Pallante, Karyn Temple Claggett, John C. Beiter, Andrew P. Bridges, George M. Borkowski, Eugene DeAnna, Jane Ginsburg, Glynn Lunney, Peter Menell, ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-05-05
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    Herbs in the Garden: Holly Shimizu Holly H. Shimizu, the executive director of the United States Botanic Garden, discussed the best ornamental herbs to grow in the Washington, D.C., area, ways to grow them and how to use them.
    • Contributor: Shimizu, Holly
    • Date: 2005-09-28
  • Film, Video
    National Student Poets Program: 2013 National Book Festival The National Student Poets Program returns to the National Book Festival and will confer the nation's highest honor for youth poets presenting original work. Outstanding high school poets whose work exhibits exceptional creativity, dedication to craft and promise are selected annually for a year of service as literary ambassadors for poetry, encouraging a wide range of youth to explore and develop new creative capabilities.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Film, Video
    Branding, Ninety-Six Ranch
    • Contributor: Northrup, Tex - Stewart, Leslie J. - Fleischhauer, Carl - Smock, William
    • Date: 1979-10-16
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    TR at Forest Hills, New York, 1917 [2]
    Theodore Roosevelt at Forest Hills, New York, 1917, 2
    At Forest Hills, July 4, 1917, TR speaks in support of vigorous American war involvement and attacks conscientious objectors in an address at the Forest Hills Gardens railroad station; he later reviews the Forest Hills Rifle Club in a nearby field. Views of TR marching with Rifle Club members, speaking informally with individuals, standing at attention as Club marches past, and talking with an ...
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Burgess, Frederick - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1917
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    Coil winding machines, Westinghouse works
    Westinghouse works. | Westinghouse works--Paper Print Collection. Compilation reel 1
    Numerous women stand in rows at winding machines, taking material from large spools behind them. A male supervisor walks down the aisle, checking the work of the women.
    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1904
  • Film, Video
    William S. Leventhal oral history interview conducted by Davi...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Leventhal, Willy S. (Willy Siegel)
    • Date: 2013-04-13

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    Rosenzweig Forum on Technology & the Humanities: Preserving &... On Monday, April 22, the Library of Congress National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program co-hosted the Rosenzweig Forum on Technology and the Humanities: Preserving and Interpreting Born-Digital Collections, as a special event in celebration of ALA's Preservation Week 2013. The forum hosted four speakers to talk about how their institutions are addressing the acquisition and preservation of born-digital collections and a discussion of ...
    • Date: 2013-04-22
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    The Quest for the New in Latin American Culture: Fashion & Ne... Kluge Fellow Victor Goldgel-Carballo analyzes the impact that periodicals (new media) and fashion (defined as a pattern of cyclical renovation) had upon Argentine, Chilean, and Cuban culture during the first decades of that century, in order to trace the concept of the new.
    • Contributor: Goldgel-Carballo, Victor
    • Date: 2013-05-08
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    Assembling a generator, Westinghouse works
    Westinghouse works. | Westinghouse works--Paper Print Collection. Compilation reel 2
    A group of men work on various parts of a large generator, assembling the pieces. A crane carries a large piece of the generator over to the rest of the machine, and the men guide it down to assemble it. The crane brings two other pieces to the machine and lays them down where they belong.
    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1904
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    Concert: Eddie Daniels, Roger Kellaway & the American Songbook "A duet of one" -- a concert with Eddie Daniels and Roger Kellaway, two jazz masters with classical leanings and an impressive command of the American Songbook.
    • Date: 2011-02-25
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    [No caption] 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
    Fukushima and its Lessons for Nuclear Safety Edwin Lyman presents "Fukushima: a Story of a Nuclear Disaster," based on his recently published book.
    • Contributor: Lyman, Edwin
    • Date: 2015-02-19
  • Film, Video
    Shirley Miller Sherrod oral history interview conducted by Jo...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Sherrod, Shirley
    • Date: 2011-09-15

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    Cutting Edge Research This video discusses the Web Cataloging Assistant, an automated approach to cataloging electronic materials on the Web, and is a presentation of the Library's Bibliographic Enrichment Advisory Team (BEAT) in the Cataloging Directorate program that conducts research and undertakes initiatives to enrich bibliographic records.
    • Contributor: Horchler, Gabriel
    • Date: 2005-02-08
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    2013 Américas Award Author and Emmy Award-winning actress Sonia Manzano, known to millions of Americans as "Maria" on Sesame Street, received the Américas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature in a ceremony at the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Manzano, Sonia
    • Date: 2013-09-23
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    Necessary Utterance: Poetry as Cultural Force (Trethewey) Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry Natasha Trethewey delivers her final lecture, "Necessary Utterance: Poetry as Cultural Force," closing the spring literary season at the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Trethewey, Natasha
    • Date: 2013-05-01
  • Film, Video
    Gail Godwin
    • Contributor: Godwin, Gail
    • Date: 2001-09-08
  • Film, Video
    Jennifer & Matthew Holm: 2013 National Book Festival Jennifer and Matthew Holm appear at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • Film, Video
    N.Y. Fire Department returning
    New York Fire Department returning | Return of the fire departmant | Return of N.Y. Fire Dept.
    Shot at an unidentified location in New York City, the film shows several pieces of horse-drawn fire vehicles in motion: two hook-and-ladders [Frame: 0114, 0905]; two steam pumpers [0373, 1111]; a rescue wagon [0549]. Note the kids hanging on the back of some of the vehicles [0195, 0970].
    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    Popular Politics & Public Opinion in Late Medieval Paris On Bastille Day, Kluge Fellow Michael Sizer discusses the popular politics of late medieval Paris (1380-1422) and what bearing it may have on the way we understand popular political culture today. The late Middle Ages was one of the most tumultuous periods in European political history, featuring revolts, riots, popular preachers, processions, and other engagements of the people in the political realm that was ...
    • Contributor: Sizer , Michael
    • Date: 2016-07-14
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    San Francisco's future By mid-1916, after viewing the carnage in Europe, the United States saw itself poised with great reluctance on the edge of participation in World War I. Isolationism and anti-preparedness feeling remained strong in San Francisco, not only among radicals such as the International Workers of the Worlds ("the Wobblies"), but also among responsible labor leaders. At the same time, with the rise of Bolshevism ...
    • Contributor: Hearst, Phoebe Apperson - Rodiester, Claire - Rolph, James - Afi/Post (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1916
  • Collection
    The Stations that Spoke Your Language: Radio and the Yiddish-... Leading Yiddish language and culture experts joined media scholars and Library of Congress specialists to address Yiddish radio in America: its history and cultural impact, its continuing influence on American media, and its multifaceted legacy. (Day 2, morning)
    • Contributor: Various - Apelbaum, Laura Cohen - Barton, Matthew - Gevinson, Alan - Goldsmith, Emanuel S. - Gottesman, Itzik Nakhmen - Hoog, Ann - Isaacs, Miriam - Jochnowitz, Eve - Joselit, Jenna Weissman ... Various - Apelbaum, Laura Cohen - Barton, Matthew - Gevinson, Alan - Goldsmith, Emanuel S. - Gottesman, Itzik Nakhmen - Hoog, Ann - Isaacs, Miriam - Jochnowitz, Eve - Joselit, Jenna Weissman - Mayrent, Sherry L. - Newman, Roberta - Pearlstein, Peggy K. - Rein, David M. - Russo, Alexander - Sapoznik, Henry - Seigel, Amanda - Sokolow, Pete - Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron - Ticktin, Max D. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Yiddish of Greater Washington Inc - University of Wisconsin. Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture
    • Date: 2012-09-07
  • Collection
    The Beehive Band The Beehive Band perform traditional Mormon string band music from Utah as part of the American Folklife Center's Homegrown Concert Series.
    • Contributor: The Beehive Band - Beehive Band - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2008-04-24
  • Film, Video
    Policy and pie
    Policy & pie | Katzenjammer Kids: "Policy and pie" | Original Katzenjammer Kids in policy and pie
    The Captain gets a life insurance policy and gives it to his wife. In gratitude she makes him a pie. The Katzenjammer Kids play a trick on the Captain and sneak toads into his pie so that he would think his wife is trying to poison him.
    • Contributor: La Cava, Gregory - International Film Service - Afi/Souder (Thomas) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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    Shakespeare's Genealogies William Shakespeare was fascinated with family dynamics, often using them to fuel his plots with familial jealousy, lust, murder, mistaken identity and long-lost siblings. Many of his works share characters that can be linked together by a common family history dating to pagan times. Vanessa James, professor of theater arts at Mount Holyoke College, unravels these lineages in a lecture at the Library of ...
    • Contributor: James, Vanessa
    • Date: 2007-11-07
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    First Avenue, Seattle, Washington, no. 8
    Fifth Avenue, Seattle, Wash. | 1st Avenue, Seattle, Washington | 5th Avenue, Seattle, Wash. | First Avenue, Seattle, Washington, no. 8
    From Edison films catalog: Taken during the Klondike excitement. The streets are crowded with miners buying outfits and supplies. Mule trains, trolley cars and hurrying pedestrians give life and bustle to the scene. 50 feet. $7.50. Advertised as part of the "Northern Pacific Railway Series" (Edison films catalog): The following pictures were taken by our artists at various points on the Northern Pacific Railway. ...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blechynden, Frederick - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
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    What's in a Name? AIDS, Vernacular Risk Perception and the Cu... Since reports of the first cases of HIV/AIDS in the early 1980s, contemporary, or "urban," legends about origins of the virus, modes of transmission, deliberate infection, withheld treatment and minority genocide have proliferated. Told cross-culturally, AIDS legends recount HIV-filled needles in movie theater seats, pinpricks in drugstore shelf condoms, semen in fast food and HIV-positive sexual predators. Diane Goldstein explores the story-making activities that ...
    • Contributor: Goldstein, Diane - Goldstein, Diane E. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2006-10-04
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    Denise Levertov Reads Her Poetry Denise Levertov (1923-1997) was born in Ilford, Essex, England. Educated entirely at home, she became a civilian nurse in World War II, serving in London throughout the bombings. Levertov emigrated to the United States in 1941. She received early encouragement and guidance from T.S. Eliot, Robert Creeley, William Carlos Williams and Kenneth Rexroth. In 1956, she became a U. S. citizen. During the 1960s ...
    • Contributor: Levertov, Denise
    • Date: 1988-05-27
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    2014 Americas Awards Susan Roth and Cindy Trumbore discussed their book "Parrots Over Puerto Rico," winner of the 2014 Americas Award for Children's and Young-Adult Literature at the annual award presentation.
    • Date: 2014-10-03
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    Lauren Groff: 2016 National Book Festival Lauren Groff discusses "Fates and Furies" with Ron Charles from the Washington Post at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Groff, Lauren
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Indian Religious Freedom, to Litigate or Legislate? The Law Library and the Office of Workforce Diversity co-hosted a Law Panel on religious rights of Native Americans. The panel discussion served as the closing program of Native American Heritage Month. Featured panelists included the newly appointed director of the National Museum of the American Indian, Kevin Gover, along with activist Suzan Shown Harjo and attorney Dean Suagee. Louis Fisher, constitutional specialist for ...
    • Date: 2007-11-28
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    First Among Many: The Bay Psalm Book & Early Moments in Ameri... Through the generous support of David M. Rubenstein, the Library of Congress opened an exhibit featuring two copies of the Bay Psalm Book, officially titled "The Whole Booke of Psalmes Faithfully Translated into English Metre" (1640). One copy will be drawn from the Library's Rare Book and Special Collections Division. The second copy, which belongs to Rubenstein, will be on display through Saturday, Aug. ...
    • Date: 2015-06-04
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    Don DeLillo: 2013 National Book Festival Don DeLillo appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Delillo, Don
    • Date: 2013-09-21
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    Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz Delivers Keynote Address for Wo... Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chair of the newly restored House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch, delivered the keynote address for Women's History Month. Speaking to a packed room on the theme "Generations of Women Moving History Forward," Wasserman Schultz complimented the Librarian on his commitment to women in key leadership positions and spoke about her own personal and political history including, in 1992, ...
    • Contributor: Wasserman Schultz, Debbie
    • Date: 2007-03-14
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    [No caption] 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
    Walter Dean Myers
    • Contributor: Myers, Walter Dean
    • Date: 2001-09-08
  • Film, Video
    Margaret Mead audiovisual collection, Films in the Mead Collection are general films of her personal and professional life, and contain films by other producers that came from her offices at the American Museum of Natural History and the Institute for Intercultural Studies. Subjects include Child development and acquisition of personality characteristics as a culturally derived phenomenon, cultural issues relating to post-World War II, cybernetics, ekistics (study of human ...
    • Contributor: Mead, Margaret
    • Date: 1936
  • Film, Video
    The Sultan's Gift: Book Diplomacy in the Early Hamidian Period Guy Burak spoke about his work with the Abdul Hamid collection, a reflection of the Ottoman Empire during the reign of one of its last sultans, Abdul-Hamid II.
    • Contributor: Burak, Guy
    • Date: 2016-04-07
  • Film, Video
    Alice McDermott
    • Contributor: McDermott, Alice
    • Date: 2001-09-08
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    Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Book Fest 07 Sanjay Gupta in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Gupta, Sanjay
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Film, Video
    Buckaroo Theodore Brown Parts a Cow from the Herd
    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J. - Fleischhauer, Carl - Smock, William
    • Date: 1979-10-10
  • Film, Video
    The Jewish Reception of Copernican Thought In his book, "New Heavens and a New Earth: The Jewish Reception of Copernican Thought," Jeremy Brown describes the long history of the very Jewish responses to Copernicus's sun-centered system where the moving earth was viewed by many as conflicting with the tenants of the Jewish faith.
    • Contributor: Brown, Jeremy
    • Date: 2013-09-17
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    Katherine Dunham on need for Dunham Technique In this series of clips recorded in September 2002, Katherine Dunham speaks about her influence on American dance; dance anthropology; her anthropological films; Shango; L’Ag’Ya; the Mazouk from L’Ag’Ya; the need for a Dunham Technique; breathing in Dunham Technique; the circle of energy; the concept of the “pole through the body” in Dunham Technique; the hand in Dunham Technique; the position of the arm ...
  • Film, Video
    The Political Implications of Human Genomics A discussion on the rapid growth of genomic science, how political views and public policy have not caught up, and its likely effect on our identities and on the criminal-justice system.
    • Contributor: Hochschild, Jennifer
    • Date: 2011-07-07
  • Film, Video
    The Longevity of Human Civilization (3 of 4) Will the longevity of human civilization on Earth be imperiled, or enhanced, by our world-changing technologies? Scientists, humanists, journalists and science-fiction authors convened to answer this question in a daylong symposium. The panel, "Living with Ourselves: Can We Form a Healthy, Stable, Long-term Relationship with Technology and the Biosphere?," includes speakers Seth Shostak, Andrew Revkin, Ken Caldeira and Jacob Haqq-Misra.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2013-09-12
  • Film, Video
    President Roosevelt and the Rough Riders
    Col. Theodore Roosevelt and officers of his staff | Col. Theodore Roosevelt and staff | Col. Roosevelt and staff, Camp Wikoff
    From the Biograph picture catalogue: 29 feet. This picture shows Col. Roosevelt, accompanied by Lieut. Greenway and other prominent officers of the Rough Riders, galloping up to his headquarters, where he dismounts and walks into his tent. This view was taken in the camp with the Rough Riders, and is an excellent picture of Col. Roosevelt in the environment he loves so well.
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Greenway, John Campbell - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - American Mutoscope Company - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
  • Film, Video
    Ibo Katherine Dunham describes a traditional Haitian Ibo dance. (Content). A Visit with Katherine Dunham, a film by D.A. Pennebaker, Chris Hegedus, Patricia Kerr Ross with David Dawkins © Pennebaker Associates, Inc. Filmed in Haiti in 1983. (Copyright). A Film by Chris Hegedus and D. A Pennebaker Used by permission of Pennebaker-Hegedus Films 262 W. 91st Street New York, NY 10024 (Copyright Notice). A Film ...
  • Film, Video
    Assembling and testing turbines, Westinghouse Co. works
    Westinghouse works. | Westinghouse works--Paper Print Collection. Compilation reel 2 | Assembling and testing turbines, Westinghouse works
    A turbine is shown operating. Two men walk up to it, check the running of various parts on it, and write their findings down on paper. A third man is seen walking through a few times, once stopping to look at one of the men's writings.
    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1904
  • Film, Video
    Jazz Conversation: Lyricist Iola Brubeck videorecording | videorecording ; 39 min | Denise Gallo, Head of Acquisitions and Processing with the Library of Congress Music Division, conducts a conversation with lyricist Iola Brubeck, wife of famed jazz musician Dave Brubeck. (Content). Recorded April 10, 2008 (Date). Speaker Biography: Iola Brubeck (b. Corning, CA, 1923) was a radio broadcaster, actress and journalist who studied at the College of the Pacific ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Brubeck, Iola
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    Bill Russell oral history interview conducted by Taylor Branc...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Branch, Taylor - Russell, Bill
    • Date: 2013-05-12

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  • Film, Video
    Dean Young: National Book Festival 2013 Dean Young appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Young, Dean
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • Film, Video
    [No caption] 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
    Growth & Transformation Plan of Ethiopia Girma Birru discusses the prospects and challenges of the Ethiopian 2011-2015 Growth and Transformation Plan.
    • Contributor: Birru, Girma
    • Date: 2013-02-28