Film, Video2003 Americas Awards for Children's and Young Adult Literature The Americas Awards recognizes outstanding U.S. works of fiction, poetry, folklore or selected nonfiction (from picture books to works for young adults) published in the pervious years "that authentically and engagingly portray Latin America, the Caribbean or Latinos in the United States.
- Contributor: Kresh, Diane
- Date: 2004-09-24
Film, VideoGeraldine Crawford Bennett, Toni Breaux, and Willie Elliot Jenkins oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Bogalusa, Louisiana, 2011-05-28.
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Jenkins, Willie Elliot - Breaux, Toni - Bennett, Geraldine Crawford
- Date: 2011-05-28
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Film, VideoMagna Carta Entrenched: The Legacy in America Scholars, historians and contemporary thinkers discuss how Magna Carta's political and legal traditions have carried into our current times at this symposium, Conversations on the Enduring Legacy of the Great Charter, held in conjunction with the Library's exhibition, "Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor."
- Contributor: Malcolm, Joyce Lee
- Date: 2014-12-09
Film, VideoA Bullet in the Chamber: The Politics of Catastrophe & the Declaration of World War I As members of Congress gathered in April 1917 to decide whether to declare war on Germany, some legislators arrived with battle scars. For Civil War veterans, the memory of that catastrophic war would inform their understanding of a new conflict. Historian Mary Dudziak revealed what it would take to generate sufficient support to enter a faraway war: a politics of catastrophe.
- Contributor: Dudziak, Mary
- Date: 2015-09-25
Film, VideoRagtime Dance: Castle Walk videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:21 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird, dancers; Boris Gurevich, piano. Music: "The Castle Walk" by James Reese Europe and Ford T. Dabney, New York, Chicago, London, Australia: Jos. W. Stern and Co., 1914. See: p. 47 in Castle, I and V. Modern dancing, (#240), Videorecording (Form). Videoreel (Form).
Film, VideoKimberla Lawson Roby: 2011 National Book Festival Kimberla Lawson Roby appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Roby, Kimberla Lawson
- Date: 2011-09-25
Film, VideoSearching for Life in the Universe: What Does it Mean for Humanity? The outgoing and incoming Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chairs in Astrobiology -- David H. Grinspoon and Steven J. Dick -- discuss the societal implications of the search for life in the universe.
- Date: 2014-01-28
Film, VideoChicago-Michigan football game Excerpts of a 1903 football game between the University of Chicago and the University of Michigan. Includes views of the uniformed players, the spectators in the stadium and surrounding stands, and the game itself.
- Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1903
Film, VideoPoets C.D. Wright & David Wagoner Two distinguished poets, C.D. Wright and David Wagoner, will read from their work in an evening presentation at the Library of Congress.
- Date: 2011-03-23
Film, VideoAct of Congress: How America's Essential Institution Works & How It Doesn't A look behind the scenes of a congressional legislative negotiation is revealed through the prism of a single bill -- the Dodd-Frank Act -- in a book by author and Washington Post editor Robert Kaiser.
- Contributor: Kaiser, Robert G.
- Date: 2013-11-19
Film, VideoMaps at the Library of Congress A conversation with Mike Buscher on the maps collections at the Library of Congress.
- Contributor: Buscher, Mike
- Date: 2015-06-01
Film, VideoMonica Youn: Poetry & Law Monica Youn read from her new book, "Blackacre" and participated in a discussion with Martha Dragich, professor emerita of law at the University of Missouri School of Law.
- Date: 2016-10-20
Film, VideoRoosevelt scenes [1917-1918] Views of TR at various public functions in support of the war effort: 1) TR stands with Brigadier General Michael J. Lenihan, fellow-officer in the Spanish-American War, and speaks to camera during an informal visit to Camp Mills, near Garden City, N.Y., on Sept. 2, 1917; 2) on the lawn of Sagamore Hill on Aug. 22, 1917, TR and members of the Belgian mission ...
- Contributor: International Film Service - Roosevelt Memorial Association - Pathé Exchange - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress) - Roosevelt, Theodore - Coudert, Frederic R. (Frederic René) - O'connor, T. P. (Thomas Power) - Wilson, George T. - Lenihan, Michael J. - Carlier, Hector - Moncheur, Ludovic - Burnquist, J. A. A. (Joseph Alfred Arner)
- Date: 1917
Film, VideoSession 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
Film, VideoTR's funeral at Oyster Bay, 1919
Theodore Roosevelt's funeral at Oyster Bay, 1919 Views of Christ Episcopal Church, the funeral procession, and Youngs Memorial Cemetery during the funeral of Theodore Roosevelt on January 8, 1919, in Oyster Bay, N.Y. Medium close shot of specially delegated New York City mounted police guards, followed by hearse, passing on road in front of church; long shot at church entrance of flag-draped casket being placed in hearse, with line of funeral ...
- Contributor: Talmadge, George E. - Roosevelt, Archibald (Archibald Bulloch) - March, Peyton Conway - Marshall, Thomas R. (Thomas Riley) - Winslow, Cameron McRae - Wood, Leonard - Straus, Oscar S. (Oscar Solomon) - Universal Film Manufacturing Company - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1919
Film, Video2014 Junior Fellows An overview of the Summer 2014 Junior Fellows program at the Library of Congress.
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2014-11-18
Film, VideoDineh Tah Navajo Dancers Dineh Tah Navajo Dancers perform traditional dances and songs at the Library of Congress, November 16, 2005. videorecording | videorecording ; 69 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). November 16, 2005. (Date). The members of this ensemble are from Arizona and New Mexico. Most are students at the University of New Mexico. (Biographical). Videorecording (Form).
- Contributor: Library of Congress - Dineh Tah Navajo Dancers - Bass, Howard
- Date: 2005
Film, VideoCokie Roberts & "Ladies of Liberty" Journalist and author Cokie Roberts brings her newest children's book, "Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation," to the Library's Young Readers Center.
- Date: 2017-03-06
Film, VideoCornelis de Bruyn & His Contemporaries: Internationalism and Late Seventeenth Century Dutch Art Rebecca Parker Brienen addresses the phenomenon of Internationalism as exemplified in the work and career of painter, traveler, and writer Cornelis de Bruyn (1652-1726).
- Contributor: Brienen, Rebecca Parker
- Date: 2010-12-09
Film, VideoPoetry Reading: Star of David Rick Black reads from his book of poems, "Star of David."
- Contributor: Black, Rick
- Date: 2013-11-22
Film, VideoPanorama of esplanade by night
Panoramic view of the esplanade by night The first objects visible in this film, which was taken at night, are the glowing light globes that outline the buildings closest to the camera position. The camera slowly pans, encompassing the complete area of the exhibit buildings, and the outlines of all the buildings are clearly discernible. Edwin S. Porter maintained that this was the first motion picture taken at night by incandescent ...
- Contributor: Porter, Edwin S. - White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1901
Film, VideoFrom Terra to Terabytes: Popular Cartography, and Military and Intelligence Cartography (Morning, Day 1) Day One, morning sessions of the annual conference of the Philip Lee Phillips Map Society of the Library of Congress, established in 1995 as an association of collectors, geographers, historians and map enthusiasts, with a shared interest in supporting the programs and activities of the Library's Geography and Map Division. Speakers (including Mark Monmonier, Stephen Hornsby, James Akerman and Ralph Ehrenberg) presented a sweeping ...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2014-05-15
Film, VideoWriting the Story of America's Religious Origins The John W. Kluge Center and the American Academy of Religion presented panel discussions on America's religious origins and on international religious freedom at the Library of Congress. The first panel, "Writing the Story of America's Religious Origins," was cosponsored by the National History Center. Participants included Susan Jacoby, Mark Noll, Steve R. Prothero and Jonathan D. Sarna. Catherine L. Albanese presided. The second ...
- Date: 2006-11-20
Film, VideoSharon Robinson: 2009 National Book Festival Author of several books for young readers Sharon Robinson appears at the National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Robinson, Sharon
- Date: 2009-09-26
Film, VideoWilson Kimeli Naiyomah: 2009 National Book Festival In collaboration with Carmen Agra Deedy on "14 Cows," Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah appears at the National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Naiyomah, Wilson Kimeli
- Date: 2009-09-26