Film, VideoBritten's Coolidge Commission & Shostakovich's Soviet Redemption In a pre-concert presentation, Nicholas A. Brown discusses 20th Century masters Benjamin Britten and Dimitri Shostakovich.
- Contributor: Brown, Nicholas
- Date: 2012-11-13
Film, VideoGershwin Prize Honoree Luncheon The Library of Congress hosts a luncheon honoring the 2014 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, Billy Joel. Speakers include Librarian of Congress James H. Billington, Rep. Gregg Harper, Michael Feinstein, Nancy Van Duyne, Sharon Percy Rockefeller, Paula A. Kerger and Patricia Harrison.
- Contributor: Various Speakers
- Date: 2014-11-18
Film, VideoLisa Anderson Todd oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Washington, D.C., 2013-06-24.
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Crosby, Emilye - Todd, Lisa Anderson
- Date: 2013-06-24
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Film, VideoTR, Mayor Mitchel, Governor Charles Whitman of New York, and Myron Herrick, 1917
Theodore Roosevelt, Mayor Mitchel, Governor Charles Whitman of New York, and Myron Herrick, 1917 Close-up view of New York Governor Charles S. Whitman (1915-1918), Myron T. Herrick, formerly governor of Ohio and United States ambassador to France, and New York City Mayor John P. Mitchel (1914-1917) reviewing a parade of New York National Guardsmen from the balcony of the Union League Club in New York City, Aug. 30, 1917. TR steps forward between Herrick and Mitchel and tips ...
- Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Mitchel, John Purroy - Whitman, Charles S. - Herrick, Myron T. (Myron Timothy) - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1917
CollectionThe Two Worlds of the Pennsylvania Dutch The Pennsylvania Dutch culture, which is now over three centuries old and still evolving, is an American hybrid creation put together from Continental Europe, British Isles, and American building blocks in Southeastern Pennsylvania. While this culture is a unit linguistically, and in most other ways, it is divided down the middle by religion. The "two worlds" are those of the "Plain Dutch"--Amish, Mennonites, and ...
- Contributor: Yoder, Don
- Date: 2011-05-05
Film, VideoExploring the Extreme Universe Julie McEnery spoke about exploring the extreme universe with the Fermi Space Telescope.
- Contributor: McEnery , Julie
- Date: 2017-04-18
Film, VideoASCAP 2014: We Write the Songs The Library's annual ASCAP concert featuring: Jon Batiste, Alan Bergman, Josh Kear, Randy Newman, Carly Simon, Narada Michael Walden with Shelea Frazier, Jimmy Webb and Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson.
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2014-05-16
Film, VideoDisrupt Aging Jo Ann Jenkins discusses her book "Disrupt Aging: A Bold New Path to Living Your Best Life At Every Age," co-authored with Boe Workman.
- Contributor: Jenkins, Jo Ann
- Date: 2016-04-20
Film, VideoSheila Kay Adams Oral History North Carolina ballad singer, banjo player and storyteller Sheila Kay Adams talks about her life and career.
- Contributor: Adams, Sheila Kay
- Date: 2017-04-19
Film, VideoTeacher Resource: Ask a Librarian Have you ever wondered what kinds of questions get asked of the Library of Congress librarians? Hear about that and more from a conversation with three reference specialists and our 2015-16 Teachers in Residence Trey Smith and Tom Bober.
- Date: 2016-05-01
Film, Video[Men with bows and arrows] 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, VideoPre-Concert Conversation with the Calefax Reed Quintet A conversation with the Calefax Reed Quintet prior to their concert at the Library of Congress.
- Contributor: Calefax Reed Quintet
- Date: 2015-02-02
Film, Video2013 Library of Congress Literacy Awards: James Patterson & Closing Best-selling author and literacy advocate James Patterson was a featured speaker at the 2013 Library of Congress Literacy Awards.
- Contributor: Patterson, James
- Date: 2013-11-04
Film, Video[Road through the mountains] 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, VideoBuilding Literacy Muscle with Primary Sources This session shared examples of instructional strategies which use diverse and thoughtfully selected primary sources to develop understanding, academic language and fluency, freeing students to focus on content.
- Contributor: Rich, Cindy
- Date: 2015-10-28
Film, VideoThe phable of a busted romance
Fable of a busted romance An animated cartoon about a workman who recovers and returns Miss Gotrox's lost purse containing 10,000 dollars, and receives a Canadian dime as a reward.
- Contributor: Barré, Raoul - Powers, Tom E. - International Film Service - Ernst (Louise) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1916
Film, VideoMusic and the Brain: The Positive Affects of Music Therapy on Health Why can someone with Alzheimer's disease recall lyrics to songs when they can't remember the names of their children? Why can a stroke survivor sing words to a familiar song even though they cannot speak? Drawing from more than 30 years of clinical experience and current research into the therapeutic applications of music for persons with acute or chronic health conditions, Concetta Tomaino will ...
- Contributor: Tomaino, Dr. Concetta M.
- Date: 2010-03-12
Film, VideoDavid Weber: 2015 National Book Festival David Weber discusses "Like a Mighty Army" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Weber, David
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoAlan Lomax -- The Man Who Recorded The World A Bio-ethnography videorecording | videorecording; 61 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). May 5, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
- Contributor: Library of Congress - Szwed, John F.
- Date: 2010
Film, VideoDaniel Thomas: 2014 National Book Festival Daniel W. Thomas appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Thomas, Daniel W.
- Date: 2014-08-30
Film, VideoCircular panorama of housing the ice The camera photographed an area of industrial activity. Against a hill approximately one hundred feet in height, ten escalatorlike conveyors have been constructed. The film indicates that the system was designed to lift ice that had been cut from a lake to the top of a hill where it was either stored or shipped. The camera pans from the mechanized area to the right ...
- Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1902
Film, VideoMillard Fillmore & Maps Interview
- Contributor: Van Ee, Patricia Molen
- Date: 1996-06-01
Film, VideoMagna Carta: An International Perspective 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." Speakers included Law Librarian of Congress David Mao and Sir Robert Worcester.
- Contributor: Various Speakers
- Date: 2014-12-09
Film, VideoMichael Lind: 2008 National Book Festival Poet Michael Lind appears at the National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Lind, Michael
- Date: 2008-09-27
Film, VideoHolocaust Cantata: Songs from the Camps videorecording | videorecording ; 71 min | The Master Chorale of Washington, in partnership with the Library of Congress Veterans History Project, presented the "Holocaust Cantata: Songs from the Camps," a work based on the songs and letters written by Nazi concentration camp prisoners. The cantata, composed and conducted by Donald McCullough, stands as a tribute to the victims and survivors of the Holocaust. ...
- Contributor: Library of Congress - McCullough, Donald
- Date: 2005