• Film, Video
    Of the Making of Many Books Renowned artist and printmaker Lynne Avadenka discusses how the philosophical and physical presence of the book has influenced her as a printer of limited edition artist's books and as an artist working in a variety of media.
    • Contributor: Avadenka, Lynne
    • Date: 2013-04-05
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    [Athlete with wand]
    Leçon de baton
    Copyright: no reg. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:37 at 16 fps. MAVIS 179298; [Athlete with wand]. Filmed February 1894, in Edison's Black Maria studio. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 89. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files. Received: 5-13-1994; viewing print; preservation; Hendricks (Gordon) Collection.
    • Contributor: Dickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy-Laurie) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress) - National Turn Verein (Newark, N.J.)
    • Date: 1894
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    Technofiles: The Printed Instrument A group of music and technology experts present the latest developments in 3D concepts and processes and the startling paths they open to create the means of musical performance. Topics discussed include micro-computed tomography, preservation through technology, and the 3D-printing of musical instruments. The program features a demonstration of Eric Goldemberg's 3D-printed guitar.
    • Date: 2016-02-04
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    The Donnie Simpson Show Radio and TV icon Donnie Simpson spoke about growing up in Detroit and his experiences in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Simpson, Donnie
    • Date: 2016-04-11
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    Interview with Thomas Hampson, conducted by Denise Gallo videorecording | 1 video, 41 minutes | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, 2009. (General). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hampson, Thomas - Gallo, Denise
    • Date: 2009
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    This Is the Day: The March on Washington The works of photographer Leonard Freed, specifically the photo essay "This Is the Day" about the 1963 March on Washington, is the subject of a lecture and discussion.
    • Date: 2013-02-05
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    Babies rolling eggs Some small children in winter clothing face the camera in a semicircle. They throw what appear to be eggs down the incline toward the camera position. From left and right of the camera, a great number of young boys scramble for the eggs. Many close-ups and mass photographs of the activities are then shown.
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1902
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    Oussama Romdhani: The Impact of the Information Technology Re... Oussama Romdhani, director general of the Tunisian External Communication Agency, made a presentation in the African and Middle Eastern Reading Room on "The Impact of the Information Technology Revolution on the Youth of Tunisia." He commented on the TV viewing habits of the Tunisian public based on a recent Gallup poll, and discussed the impact of satellite dishes in bringing TV programs from Europe ...
    • Contributor: Romdhani, Oussama
    • Date: 2008-03-21
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    Ashley Bryan
    • Contributor: Bryan, Ashley
    • Date: 2002-10-12
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    2012 Library of Congress Junior Fellows The Junior Fellows program is profiled and various findings of the 2012 class are featured.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2012-07-01
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    Scene from the elevator ascending Eiffel Tower
    Panoramic view from the Eiffel Tower, ascending and descending
    From Edison films catalog: A marvelously clear picture taken from the top of the elevator of the Eiffel Tower during going up and coming down of the car. This wonderful tower is 1,000 feet in height, and the picture produces a most sensational effect. As the camera leaves the ground and rises to the top of the tower, the enormous white city opens out ...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1900
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    Contemporary Significance of Confucianism: Afternoon Session Is a philosophical system born in China 2,500 years ago still relevant in the 21st century? A panel of scholars attempted to answer this question in a symposium titled "The Contemporary Significance of Confucianism" Sponsored jointly by the Library of Congress and the University of Maryland, the conference included remarks by Hwa-Wei Lee, director of the Library's Asian Division; Chuan-sheng Liu, director of the ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2008-01-24
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    The Profound Impact of Stress: Human Biology & Social Implica... First of two days on the role of stress role in the health of the individual, as well as of society as a whole. Topics included "The Stress System and the Neurological Basis of Emotion," "Stress and the Lifecycle," and "Dysregulation of the Stress System and Resultant Illness." Speakers included George Chrousos (University of Athens, Greece), Philippe Goldin (Stanford University), Robert Romero (National Institutes ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2012-03-26
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    Whitman's Future-Founding Poetry In his preface to the 1876 edition of Leaves of Grass, Walt Whitman offers a programmatic statement for his entire poetic project: "Finally, as I have lived in fresh lands, inchoate, and in a revolutionary age, future-founding, I have felt to identify the points of that age, these lands, in my recitatives, altogether in my own way." Sascha Poehlmann uses Whitman's term and argues ...
    • Contributor: Poehlmann, Sascha
    • Date: 2011-12-15
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    Ree Drummond: 2010 National Book Festival Chef Ree Drummond appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Drummond , Ree
    • Date: 2010-09-25
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    The Impact of the Cold War on US-Cuban Economic Relations, 19... Historiography on U.S.-Cuban relations has tended to cast an aura of inevitability on Fidel Castro-s Revolution--as well as on Cuba's clash with the United States after 1959. Indeed, much of the historiography suggests that it was Washington's hegem ...
    • Contributor: Pettina, Vanni
    • Date: 2012-05-17
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    The unappreciated joke From Edison films catalog: Scene, interior of a street-car. A stout man enters and sits down alongside of a friend and proceeds to read a comic paper. He shows a joke in the paper to his friend, and they both laugh heartily. The friend leaves the car, and his absence is not noted by the stout man. An elderly matron takes the seat. Without ...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    Teaching & the Veterans History Project Hear from Monica Mohindra from the Veterans History Project on how your students can become involved in using and collecting stories from veterans in your community.
    • Contributor: Mohindra, Monica
    • Date: 2015-10-27
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    Poetry of Mark Strand and Charles Wright Mark Strand and Charles Wright read from their works as part of the Poetry Center's Spring literary season.
    • Date: 2008-04-24
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    Ashley Bryan: Book Fest 07 Ashley Bryan in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Bryan, Ashley
    • Date: 2007-09-29
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    Walter Dean Myers: 2012 National Book Festival Walter Dean Myers appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Myers, Walter Dean
    • Date: 2012-09-22
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    Remembering Argos: Life & Loss in the Funeral Odes of Franz L... Franz Liszt (1811-1886) composed a set of three "Funeral Odes" between 1860 and 1866 as memorial works for members of his family. Existing in a number of different versions but still barely known, David Plylar provides an introduction to these fascinating pieces before performing them in their piano solo versions. The Library of Congress holds the holograph manuscripts of two versions of the works: ...
    • Contributor: Plylar, David
    • Date: 2014-03-11
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    Véronique Tadjo Cote d'Ivoirean writer Véronique Tadjo read selections from her work and participated in a moderated discussion with the Library's Marieta Harper.
    • Date: 2014-10-17
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    "World War II: 365 Days" Described in a recent review as "one of the best single-volume histories of the war yet published," "World War II: 365 Days" is a unique compilation of riveting text and more than 600 color and black-and-white images (many of them rarely seen) from the Library of Congress's collections. The speakers discuss their work on the book.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2009-05-27
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    Kanga Stories Phyllis Ressler speaks about her book, "Kanga Stories," a collection of historic and contemporary information on textile trade, cultural exchange and history of East Africa. Since Kanga cloth was first produced in the mid 1800s, millions of people across East and Central Africa have treasured this textile for its designs and meaning. The value of the Kanga is closely tied to culture and context ...
    • Contributor: Ressler, Phyllis
    • Date: 2014-10-30
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    Natasinh Dancers and Musicians The Natasinh Dancers and Musicians performed Lao music and dance from Iowa, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The Lao Natasinh Dance Troupe of Iowa, based in Des Moines, is a group of Lao dancers and musicians trained in the Natasinh style of performance--the traditional forms, techniques and character of performing arts taught at the Ecole National de ...
    • Contributor: Various - Lao Natasinh Dance Troupe of Iowa - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Freer Gallery of Art
    • Date: 2006-07-26
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    The Life of a Poet: August Kleinzahler Ron Charles conducts an in-depth interview with poet August Kleinzahler.
    • Date: 2014-11-04
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    Kim Jong-il and North Korean Films Suk-Young Kim, a fellow at the John W. Kluge Center, Library of Congress, presents a program that provides insight on North Korean culture, politics and the leadership of Kim Jong-il titled "Kim Jong-il and North Korean Film." The world's understanding of Kim Jong-il is often linked to his personal obsession with film, but little is known about how and why film serves as a ...
    • Contributor: Kim, Suk-Young
    • Date: 2007-06-26
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    Sarah Dessen: 2011 National Book Festival Sarah Dessen appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Dessen, Sarah
    • Date: 2011-09-24
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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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    Joy Harjo: 2012 National Book Festival Joy Harjo appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Harjo, Joy
    • Date: 2012-09-22
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    Dayton Duncan: 2009 National Book Festival Award-winning writer, documentary filmmaker and author Dayton Duncan appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Duncan, Dayton
    • Date: 2009-09-26
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    Lost.
    Lost. | Lost, the final season
    In the aftermath of a monumental explosion, reality shifts for everyone associated with the mystical island.
    • Contributor: Lilly, Evangeline - Garcia, Jorge - Holloway, Josh - Fox, Matthew - Emerson, Michael - Andrews, Naveen - O'quinn, Terry - Kim, Daniel Dae - Kim, Yunjin - De Ravin, Emilie ... Lilly, Evangeline - Garcia, Jorge - Holloway, Josh - Fox, Matthew - Emerson, Michael - Andrews, Naveen - O'quinn, Terry - Kim, Daniel Dae - Kim, Yunjin - De Ravin, Emilie - Cusick, Henry Ian - Lindelof, Damon - Abrams, J. J. (Jeffrey Jacob) - Lieber, Jeffrey - Cuse, Carlton - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress) - Abc Studios - Bad Robot (Firm) - Touchstone Home Video (Firm) - Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
    • Date: 2010
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    Tiburcio Carias: Portrait of a Honduran Political Leader Thomas J. Dodd discussed his book "Tiburcio Carias: Portrait of a Honduran Political Leader" in a program sponsored by the Library's Hispanic Division and Center for the Book. Dodd discussed the rule of Tiburcio Carias, Honduras' longest-serving head of government, who ruled from 1933 to 1949 and was a major political figure in the country's history. The former ambassador analyzed the consolidation and modernization ...
    • Contributor: Dodd, Thomas
    • Date: 2006-03-24
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    Nakotah LaRance: Native American Hoop Dancing Joining Nakota and Steve LaRance in this performance of Native American hoop dancing are Steve LaRance's granddaughter Shade Phea Young and nephew Quotsvenma Denipah-Cook.
    • Contributor: Larance, Nakotah
    • Date: 2016-05-18
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    Discovering the Northwest Passage Glenn Stein discussed his book, "Discovering the North-West Passage: The Four-Year Arctic Odyssey of HMS Investigator and the McClure Expedition," accompanied by Ryan Harris, who dove on the wreck of HMS Investigator.
    • Date: 2015-10-29
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    Camerata Ireland Camerata Ireland, with found and pianist Barry Douglas, performed works by Carter, Mozart and Beethoven as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Program cosponsored by the Library's Music Division and American Folklife Center along with the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure/Arts Council of Northern Ireland.
    • Date: 2007-03-23
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    African-American Spirituals of the Civil War: Concert A performance by the Howard University Chorale and Baltimore City College High School Choir, as part of a Library symposium on African-American spirituals of the Civil War.
    • Date: 2013-03-30
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    The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) Stephen Rinehart discussed the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), which will launch in 2017 and search for planets outside our solar system.
    • Contributor: Rinehart, Stephen
    • Date: 2015-10-08
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    Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Jose... Freeman A. Hrabowski recalls growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, and attending the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. He remembers being arrested for marching in the Birmingham Children's Crusade in 1963, and the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church. He also discusses attending Hampton University and later starting the Meyerhoff Scholars Program for African American men studying math and science.
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Hrabowski, Freeman A.
    • Date: 2011-08-14

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    TR at Fargo, N.D., during Progressive campaign, 1912 [1]
    Theodore Roosevelt at Fargo, N.D., during Progressive campaign, 1912, 1
    As part of a western campaign tour, TR speaks to crowds and firms up Progressive Party structure in the area of Fargo, North Dakota, September 6, 1912. Several views from varying distances of TR greeting and speaking to crowds from rear of train; TR addressing large crowd from a decorated platform, apparently in a stadium; TR speaking from rear of train to Indian men, ...
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Roosevelt, George E. - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1912
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    Highlights of Japan-U.S. Relationship: History, Cultural Exch... The Asian Division hosted a symposium featuring discussion on the "Highlights of Japan-U.S. Relationship: History, Cultural Exchange and Future Development." This symposium illuminates the long-standing exchanges between Japan and the United States that have brought the two countries to the strong partnership enjoyed today. Three speakers share the highlights of cultural exchange between the two countries that began some 154 years ago with the ...
    • Date: 2007-04-06
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    The Write View: What Book Shaped You? (Part 1) Authors from the 2012 National Book Festival share their personal stories on the books that shaped their lives. Speakers include Kathleen Ernst, Jeff Kinney, Bob Shay, T.C. Boyle, Paul Hendrickson, Bryan Collier, Lien-Hang T. Nguyen, Gail Tsukiyama, Jewel and Dominique Moceanu.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2012-09-22
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    William H. Taft in Panama.
    William Howard Taft in Panama
    On one of many visits to Panama, William Howard Taft inspects canal construction and visits ruins in what may be the Panamanian jungle. Views of crowd of men and women on dock, posing for camera; a tugboat pulls into unidentified harbor, with Taft and General George W. Goethals, chief engineer of the Panama Canal project, seated on upper deck; Taft and entourage in formal ...
    • Contributor: Taft, William H. (William Howard) - Goethals, George W. (George Washington) - Taft, Helen Herron - Pezet, Federico Alfonso - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1910
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    Aunt Sallie's wonderful bustle From Edison films catalog: A sudden gust of wind sweeps Auntie's bonnet from her head, and she, in attempting to regain it, becomes overbalanced and falls over the stone-wall, landing on her bustle. Upon striking she immediately rebounds, disappearing from view. Alighting, she again rebounds and then lands safely beside her badly frightened companion. This picture is highly amusing and bound to create a ...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
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    The music of Francis Hopkinson motion picture | videorecording ; 6 min. | Motion Picture (Form).
    • Contributor: Wintle, James - Hopkinson, Francis
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    Filipinos retreat from trenches
    Filipinos retreat from the trenches
    "An incident of the Battle of the Trenches at Candabar [sic]. The enemy threw up a high earth embankment during the night, and are defending it with great stubbornness. The pits are crowded with Filipinos, who fire volley after volley. The artillery of the Americans plays havoc with their ranks and they fall back, leaving many dead. Their retreat is hotly covered by a ...
    • 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
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    Daniel Pink: 2013 National Book Festival Daniel Pink appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Pink, Daniel
    • Date: 2013-09-21
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    RMA flag service on the steps of New York Public Library, 1919 On October 27, 1919 the Roosevelt memorial flag, which has been carried across New York State in TR's honor, is brought to rest at his grave in Youngs Memorial Cemetery, Oyster Bay, N.Y. Views of Samuel Abbott, originator of the memorial flag idea, placing the flag on TR's grave. Sequence of two young girls and a boy placing flower bouquet and flag through fence ...
    • Contributor: Lodge, Henry Cabot - Allen, Henry Justin - Thompson, William Boyce - Loeb, William - McAdoo, W. G. (William Gibbs) - Root, Elihu - Kansas. Governor ( : Allen) - Roosevelt Memorial Association - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1919
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    Wagons loading mail, U.S.P.O. The photographer placed his camera to encompass as much of the loading ramp of a mail delivery building as possible. As the film begins, several horse-drawn postal transportation vehicles are backed up to the ramp. At the end of the film, a postal delivery wagon pulled by one horse enters the scene and is backed against the ramp.
    • Contributor: Weed, A. E. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    "Kislak Ceramics: Drugs, Drinks, and Ritual Goods, Actual or ... Speaker Jennifer Loughmiller-Newman, Kislak Fellow, presents "Kislak Ceramics: Drugs, Drinks, and Ritual Goods, Actual or Imaginary Content". The ancient Maya created extraordinary ceramics for ritual use. These Classic period artifacts (600 to 900 AD) often are decorated with graphic images depicting ritual acts and, less frequently, with hieroglyphic text which seemingly indicates the vessel's contents (for example kakaw/chocolate, may/tobacco). Have the Maya presented us ...
    • Contributor: Loughmiller-Newman, Jennifer
    • Date: 2010-04-29
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    Lubuto Libraries for Street Children in Africa Across sub-Saharan Africa, where the HIV/AIDS epidemic is most severe, a growing number of orphans are heading their own households. In 12 African countries, it is projected that by 2010, 15 percent of all children under the age of 15 will be orphans. To bring literacy and hope to Africa's vulnerable children, Jane Kinney Meyers founded the Lubuto Library Project. Meyers discussed the goals ...
    • Contributor: Meyers, Jane
    • Date: 2008-12-03
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    Night videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 3 min., 42 sec. | 16:9 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Brewer, Christine - Rutenberg, Craig
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    President reviewing school children
    President Roosevelt reviewing school children
    From the side of a broad avenue, a crowd of people await the arrival of President Theodore Roosevelt. The marching military that precedes his carriage can be seen at a distance of a quarter of a mile away. Four other camera positions along the march include the escort, the dignitaries, and at the conclusion, Roosevelt in his carriage.
    • Contributor: Miles, Herbert J. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    Animals, Inc. Gallup Organization executives Kenneth A. Tucker and Vandana Allman discussed their new book, "Animals, Inc.: A Business Parable for the 21st Century."
    • Date: 2004-06-14
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    American Folklife Center/Folk Alliance Lomax Challenge: Wayne... Wayne Haught sings "O Death" as part of the Lomax Challenge.To mark the 100th birthday of influential folklorist and musician Alan Lomax (1915-2002), who collected songs from musicians like Muddy Waters, Lead Belly, Aunt Molly Jackson and Woody Guthrie, Folk Alliance International joined the American Folklife Center to create the Lomax Challenge. Folk Alliance members chose collected by Lomax from the collections of the ...
    • Contributor: Haught, Wayne
    • Date: 2015-02-21
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    The People and the President: America's Conversations with FDR One of the many profound changes instituted by FDR: "a revolution in the pattern of communication between Americans and their Chief Executive."
    • Date: 2002-10-15
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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
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    Monica Brown & Rafael Lopez: 2013 National Book Festival Monica Brown and Rafael Lopez appear at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Date: 2013-09-21
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    Patrick O'Connell: 2015 National Book Festival Patrick O'Connell discusses "The Inn at Little Washington: A Magnificent Obsession" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: O'connell, Patrick
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Tom Brokaw: 2015 National Book Festival Tom Brokaw discusses his book "The Greatest Generation" with David M. Rubenstein as part of a special presentation on the human side of war at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Brokaw, Tom
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Amy Chua: 2011 National Book Festival Amy Chua appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Chua, Amy
    • Date: 2011-09-24
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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
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    [Easter Sunday, Atlantic City boardwalk] Crowds of people in their Easter finery parade on the boardwalk near Green's Hotel, and near a pier in Atlantic City. Some people ride in stroller chairs, one man pushes a baby carriage, and the ladies hold their hats to keep them from being blown off in the wind.
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1904
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    Amos C. Brown oral history interview conducted by David P. Cl... Reverend Dr. Amos Brown discusses his childhood in Jackson, Mississippi and meeting Medgar Evers, who quickly became his mentor. Brown was a leader in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) as a teenager, leading the Jackson chapter and then the whole state Youth Council and traveling with Mr. Evers across the country to attend a national conference. He was asked ...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Brown, Amos C. (Amos Cleophilus)
    • Date: 2013-03-02

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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
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    A Panel Discussion on Torture, Detainees and the U.S. Military The Law Library of Congress hosted its first program in its new multimedia room. Law Library Scholar in Residence Gary Solis moderated the panel discussion touching upon several current topics of national interest and concern: Guantanamo; "high value" detainees; military commissions; fair trials; and allegations of torture by agents of the U.S., including military personnel. With their extensive personal involvement in combatant operations, expertise ...
    • Date: 2007-07-11
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    The Naqab Bedouin & Colonialism: New Perspectives Mansour Nasasra and Sophie Richter-Devroe discussed their book, describing the historic isolation of Naqab Bedouin studies from the rest of Palestine studies by situating, studying and analyzing their predicaments firmly within the contemporary context of Israeli settler-colonial policies. They offer a nuanced description and analysis of Naqab Bedouin activism and describe settler-colonial power structures.
    • Date: 2015-04-06
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    The Brooklyn handicap-1904 To film this event, the camera was placed inside the rail, on the track surface itself. As the film begins, in the foreground a gate opens and a horse ridden by a jockey is escorted across the track, followed by several men who appear to be fans of the race horse. Following the first horse are six in succession, and then there is a ...
    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1904
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    In Concert: Paolo Pandolfo & Thomas Boysen Paolo Pandolfo (viola da gamba) and Thomas Boysen (theorbo/Baroque guitar) play in a dazzling program of Renaissance improvisations and celebrated works by Sainte-Colombe and Marin Marais.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2011-02-26
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    Bibliographic Framework Initiative (BIBFRAME): Update & Pract... The Bibliographic Framework Initiative (BIBFRAME) is a major community project that the Library of Congress is leading that will help move the library community into the linked data world. Development of BIBFRAME requires the involvement of information specialists and creators of bibliographic data to develop a new bibliographic ecosystem in which bibliographic data is more compatible with the broader World Wide Web environment. BIBFRAME ...
    • Date: 2014-09-04
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    The Shield of Achilles: War, Law and the Course of History Phillip Bobbitt and Sir Michael Howard discuss Bobbitt's book.
    • Date: 2003-03-19
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    Poetry Readings from Galway Kinnell and David Tucker The Library of Congress 2006 Literary season continued with poetry readings from poets Galway Kinnell and David Tucker.
    • Date: 2006-10-12
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    Prints & Photographs at the Library of Congress A conversation with Barbara Natanson on the prints and photographs collections at the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Natanson, Barbara
    • Date: 2015-06-01
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    Shango This clip was filmed on 16mm at the Studebaker Theater, Chicago by Ann Barzel in 1947.The film is a compilation of excepts from Tropical Revue and includes sections of Tropics; Son; Nañig; Choros #1; Haitian Roadside; Street Scene; Shango; L’Ag’Ya (Market Scene, Pas de Deux, Mazouk, Beguine, Charm Dance, Ag’ya fight, and the beginning of the death scene). The ag’ya fight is performed by ...
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    Library of Congress Officially Received 1507 Waldseemuller Wo... The 1507 world map by Martin Waldseemuller is often called "America's Birth Certificate," because it is the first document on which the name "America" appears. German Chancellor Angela Merkel officially transferred the map to the Library of Congress in April 2007. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer accepted the map on behalf of the U.S. government, and Merkel, Hoyer and Librarian of Congress James H. ...
    • Date: 2007-04-30
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    Jennifer L. Holm: 2015 National Book Festival Jennifer L. Holm discusses "Sunny Side Up" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Holm, Jennifer L.
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Mid-Nineteenth-Century Dance: Polka mazurka and the Gitana waltz videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:41 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird, dancers: Susan Manus, violin. Music: "Byerly's Waltz" in The social orchestra by Stephen Foster, New York: Firth, Pond, 1854. LOC number: M3.3.F7 56 (case). See: p. 148-149 polka mazurka, in Ferrero, E. The art of dancing, (#067), See: p. 175 polka mazurka , p. 187 ...
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    The Legend of Sleepy Hollow "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," listed as one of the Books that Shaped America by the Library of Congress, was first written by Washington Irving in his collection of essays and short stories, "The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent." First published in 1820, it is a seasonal favorite and one of the first books by a U.S. author to gain international popularity. The ...
    • Contributor: Grossman, Lewis
    • Date: 2013-11-21
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    2013 Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence by Amartya Sen The Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence presents the most distinguished contributors to international jurisprudence, judged through writings, reputation, and broad and continuing influence on contemporary legal scholarship. The series has been generously endowed by Frederic and Molly Kellogg. This year's speaker is Amartya Sen, who lectures on "Justice: Disagreement and Objectivity."
    • Contributor: Sen, Amartya
    • Date: 2013-11-07
  • Film, Video
    Ken Burns: Bookfest 07 Director Ken Burns in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Burns, Ken
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Film, Video
    Svetlana Kim Delivers the 2009 Asian Pacific American History... Author Svetlana Kim delivered the keynote address for the Library's 2009 celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. She discussed her new book, "White Pearl and I: A Memoir of a Political Refugee," which describes her journey from Korea to the United States and her rise from poverty to a successful career as a stockbroker.
    • Contributor: Kim, Svetlana
    • Date: 2009-05-07
  • Film, Video
    Flatpick Guitar & Fiddle Music from Kanawha County, W.Va. Bobby Taylor, Robert Shafer and Robin Kessinger, three of the Kanawha Valley's best traditional musicians, have played together over many years at various musical events in the Valley and throughout West Virginia. They were heavily influenced by the musical talents of Clark Kessinger, a world renowned fiddler. Clark Kessinger recorded many tunes on the Brunswick label from 1928 to 1930, and later, five albums ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2012-08-16
  • Film, Video
    Gala: 2013 National Book Festival The National Book Festival Gala 2013 from the Library of Congress featured presentations by Don DeLillo, Cristina Garcia, Jon Klassen, William P. Jones and Juan Felipe Herrera.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2013-09-20
  • Film, Video
    Ted Kooser: Out of the Ordinary Ted Kooser, Poet Laureate and winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize, closes out the 2004-2005 literary season with an hour-long exhibition of wit and award-winning poetry style.
    • Contributor: Kooser, Ted
    • Date: 2005-05-05
  • Film, Video
    [Theater commercial--electric refrigerators]. Buy an electric...
    Buy an electric refrigerator.
    Largely graphic commercial for electric refrigerators in general and a refrigerator show, presumably in Pittsburgh, in particular.
    • Contributor: Afi/Kalinowski (Eugene) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1926
  • Film, Video
    Strategy for Livestock Movement at the Branding
    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J. - Fleischhauer, Carl - Wilson, William A. (William Albert)
    • Date: 1981-05-09
  • Film, Video
    Laura Kasischke: 2012 National Book Festival Laura Kasischke appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Kasischke, Laura
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Film, Video
    The sound of Broadway music - An introduction and a discussi... videorecording | videorecording : 103 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditourium, Library of Congress, Washington DC. (Venue). Recorded on May 6, 2009 at 10 AM. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Ramin, Sid - Vita, Sue
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    John Lewis: 2012 National Book Festival Rep. John Lewis appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Lewis, John
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Film, Video
    John Dudley, Eleanor Stewart, Charles Jarmon, Frances Suggs, ... The interviewees in this group interview were students who staged a walkout in 1951 at the all black, segregated Adkin High School in Kinston, North Carolina, to protest unequal conditions. The interviewees describe their family backgrounds, life in segregated Kinston, and Adkin High School. They remember learning that their school was unequal to the all-white school from which they were barred, and planning and ...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Crosby, Emilye - Dudley, John F. - Dove, Samuel - Jarmon, Charles - Suggs, Frances L - Suggs, Harold - Stewart, Eleanor
    • Date: 2013-06-28

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  • Film, Video
    Elise Parsley: 2015 National Book Festival Elise Parsley discusses "If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, Don't" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Parsley, Elise
    • Date: 2015-09-05
  • Film, Video
    Berlioz, Charles Munch & the Boston Symphony Orchestra Musicologist D. Kern Holoman discusses the role of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and conductor Charles Munch in bringing French orchestral literature--particularly the music by Hector Berlioz--to the United States.
    • Contributor: Holoman, D. Kern
    • Date: 2015-11-10
  • Film, Video
    Kadir Nelson: 2006 National Book Festival Illustrator Kadir Nelson speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Nelson, Kadir
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Film, Video
    No One's Son Documentary filmmaker, Tewodros "Teddy" Fekadu has lived in five countries and three continents, ultimately journeying from Eritrea and Ethiopia to the Gold Coast of Australia. His life spans war, family love, the Catholic Church, homelessness, three years of detention in Japan, and finally a country to call home and the creation of his own company.
    • Contributor: Fekadu, Tewodros
    • Date: 2012-05-03
  • Film, Video
    Competing Spheres: Religion, Society and State in Morocco The Near East Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division sponsors a noontime lecture given by Fulbright Scholar Moshine El Ahmadi.
    • Contributor: El Ahmadi, Moshine
    • Date: 2009-12-15
  • Film, Video
    Margaret Engel & Henry Hodges: 2014 National Book Festival Margaret Engel and Henry Hodges appear at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • 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
    Max Morath interview with Betty Auman and Loras Schissel, 200...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Morath, Max - Auman, Elizabeth H. - Schissel, Loras J.
    • Date: 2005-10-05
  • Film, Video
    Disembodying the Past to Preserve It Digital Media Strategist Sarah Werner speaks at the Digital Preservation 2013 event about the mutual concerns of digitizing and preserving cultural heritage.
    • Contributor: Werner, Sarah
    • Date: 2013-07-23