• Film, Video
    Arrival of the Governor General, Lord Minto, at Quebec
    Arrival of Governor General Lord Minto at Quebec | Arrival of Governor General, Lord Minto at Quebec
    From Edison films catalog: This picture shows the Governor General, the Earl of Minto, accompanied by the Countess of Minto and their household, crossing the river in ice canoes. On the Quebec side the canoes find a solid ledge of ice projecting about 200 yards from the wharf, and over this the blanket clad snow shoers haul the Governor, his wife and guests. A ...
    • Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
  • Film, Video
    Ruth Crawford Seeger, Modernist Composer in the Folk Revival:... In the first of a Music Division lecture series presenting members of the American Musicological Society who have completed research in the division's unique collections, Judith Tick discusses aspects of her work on composer Ruth Crawford Seeger. She introduces Seeger's training as a musician and composer, her work collecting folk songs and her role as wife and mother. In Tick's words, "As life and ...
    • Contributor: Tick, Judith
    • Date: 2008-03-26
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    From Ptolemy to Pilgrimage: Images of Late Antiquity in Geogr... A survey of Greek and Latin geographical tradition during Late Antiquity (c. 200-600 CE), when various genres of travel narrative rose to prominence. Scott Johnson links this mode of writing to the transition from a pagan/Greco-Roman world to a Christian one as new ways of explaining the known world mixed the classical inheritance with biblical and early Christian history. This mixture was to influence ...
    • Contributor: Johnson, Scott
    • Date: 2011-06-09
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    Demons of the Mind: Ebb and Flow in the Sea of Sadness, Part 1 The Office of Scholarly Programs, in conjunction with the Dana Foundation, Heinz Family Philanthropies and the National Institute of Mental Health, sponsored a two-day conference, "Demons of the Mind: 21st Century Science vs. Depression," bringing together top neuroscientists and mental health experts to discuss mental depression.
    • Date: 2006-04-19
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    BARD Mobile iOS: How to Navigate an Audiobook Judy Dixon provides a tutorial on how to navigate an audiobook with the BARD Mobile app for iOS devices.
    • Contributor: Dixon, Judy
    • Date: 2013-09-01
  • Film, Video
    The Kislak Pirates Symposium: Panel II, part 1 Within some 50 years of its discovery, the Americas became a great and growing source of wealth for the Spanish crown. Silks, spices, precious metals and gems flowed across the Pacific to Mexico and Panama as silver and gold were transported across the Gulf of Mexico from Cuba to Spain. Pirates and privateers preyed on these vessels, often as commissioned agents sent out against ...
    • Date: 2007-12-08
  • Film, Video
    The Early Herblock Scholar Warren Bernard discussed Herb Block's early life and the rise of his career as a political cartoonist in one of several outreach programs for the "Herblock!" exhibition at the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Bernard, Warren
    • Date: 2009-10-30
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    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
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    NewsDiffs: Tracking Online News Over Time The Internet has ushered in a 24-hour news cycle, and newspapers often hastily publish articles. While print editions run once, several subsequent versions can be published online. Many changes are innocuous, but significant edits can happen without a record of any changes. This briefing on NewsDiffs, the go-to site for referencing and tracking silent changes to online articles, discussed example changes and the research ...
    • Contributor: Price, Eric
    • Date: 2014-02-20
  • Film, Video
    Joan Trumpauer Mulholland oral history interview conducted by...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Dittmer, John - Mulholland, Joan Trumpauer
    • Date: 2013-03-17

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    Julia Matilda Burns oral history interview conducted by John ... Julia Matilda Burns describes her experience in segregated schools in Humphreys County, Mississippi, where she grew up. After becoming a teacher at Marshall High School in Belzoni, Mississippi, she began to take notice of the Civil Rights Movement, but her involvement was limited because she did not want to lose her job. Burns describes protests by whites against school desegregation in Tchula, Mississippi, and ...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Dittmer, John - Burns, Julia Matilda
    • Date: 2013-03-13

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    U.S. cruiser "Olympia" leading naval parade
    United States cruiser "Olympia" leading naval parade | US cruiser "Olympia" leading naval parade | U. S. cruiser "Olympia" firing salute
    "We equipped eight parties on the occasion of Admiral Dewey's arrival in New York Harbor, Wednesday, September 27th, 1899, and secured the following excellent moving pictures of the Admiral and his great ship, together with the stirring events of Dewey Day, September 29th, the day of the Naval Parade"--Edison films catalog. The "Olympia", at the head of Admiral Dewey's naval parade steams up the ...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress) - Dewey, George
    • Date: 1899
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    Elmer Kelton and Lucia St. Clair Robson: 2006 National Book F... Elmer Kelton speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
    • Date: 2006-09-30
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    History of Educa Vision Leaders of the pioneering educational publishing company "Educa Vision" recorded an oral history of their enterprise. Speakers were founder and publisher Fequiere Vilsaint, author and vice-president Maude Heurtelou and Carol Hollander, editor of the firm's Caribbean Studies Press. Established upon a fundamental commitment to recognize, build upon and develop the linguist and cultural asset that is a Haitian-Creole speaking child's native language, the press ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2011-06-13
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    Uncle Josh at the moving picture show "Here we present a side-splitter. Uncle Josh occupies a box at a vaudeville theatre, and a moving picture show is going on. First there appears upon the screen a dancer. Uncle Josh jumps to the stage and endeavors to make love to her, but she flits away, and immediately there appears upon the screen the picture of an express train running at sixty miles ...
    • Contributor: Manley, Charles - Porter, Edwin S. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1902
  • Collection
    Decoration Day in the Mountains Decoration Day is a late spring or summer tradition that involves cleaning community cemeteries, decorating them with flowers, holding religious services in cemeteries, and having dinner on the ground. These commemorations seem to predate the post-Civil-War celebrations that ultimately gave us our national Memorial Day. Little has been written about this tradition, but it is still practiced widely throughout the Upland South, from North ...
    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2011-07-07
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    Golden Moments in Sports Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Ron Barr has interviewed some of the most legendary sports figures in the history of athletic competition, including John Wooden, Dale Earnhardt, Mickey Mantle, R.A. Dickey, Willie Mays, Bill Russell, Bonnie Blair, Jim Brown and Joe Frazier. Barr brings his charismatic interview style to a unique roundtable discussion of his historic conversations and the Library's acquisition of the Sports Byline archive. ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-03-14
  • 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
    Bibliographic Framework Initiative (BIBFRAME) Update Forum, J... The Bibliographic Framework Initiative (BIBFRAME) is a major community challenge to provide an alternative to the deeply embedded MARC formats that will be more compatible with the Internet and linked data environment, and that offers new opportunities to leverage information. This update at the Annual Meeting of the American Library Association in Las Vegas, Nev., shares information on current developments as work continues on ...
    • Date: 2014-06-29
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    Reflections from South Africa: Libraries and Society Change Ellen R. Tise, president-elect (2007-2009) of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), gave an informative presentation on the transformation of libraries and the library profession in South Africa titled "Reflections from South Africa: Libraries and Societal Change." The lunchtime program opened up the Library of Congress' African American History Month celebration.
    • Contributor: Tise, Ellen
    • Date: 2008-02-04
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    Elmer Dixon oral history interview conducted by David P. Clin... Elmer Dixon discusses his childhood in Chicago, Illinois and Seattle, Washington, where he marched with Martin Luther King, Jr., and heard Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) leader Stokely Carmichael speak. At 17 he met Black Panthers Bobby Seale and Huey Newton in Oakland and established, with his brother Aaron Dixon as Defense Captain, the Seattle chapter of the Black Panther Party. Dixon discusses his ...
    • Contributor: Dixon, Elmer - Cline, David P. - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
    • Date: 2013

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    Snow Byte & the Seven Formats: A Digital Preservation Fairy Tale From the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program, the never-before published tale of Snow Byte and the Seven Formats.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2013-06-24
  • Film, Video
    Love Songs: The Hidden History Ted Gioia discussed the history of love songs in the human experience, ranging from ancient civilizations to current popular culture.
    • Contributor: Gioia, Ted
    • Date: 2016-02-11
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    My Irish Song of Songs Janet McKinney explores Irish-American identity in popular song and musical theater, as evidenced in the sheet music and recording collections at the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: McKinney, Janet
    • Date: 2016-03-15
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    Books in Translation Panel: 2014 National Book Festival Ever wonder what it takes to translate a great work of literature from another language into English? Why are translators the unsung heroes of the literary world? What can we learn from their deep dive into the words of writers outside our borders? Amy Stolls moderated a discussion with author-translator Paul Auster and Natasha Wimmer (Roberto Bolano's translator) about the art of translation and ...
    • 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
    A History of Law in American Film Jessica Silbey presented a lecture that focused on the depiction of the courtroom process from the beginning of film in 1895 to the present day. She also discussed how the workings of the law has been shown in other forms of popular culture.
    • Contributor: Silbey, Jessica
    • Date: 2016-07-20
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    Literary Birthday Celebration: Flannery O'Connor Novelists Bonnie Jo Campbell and Emily Mitchell celebrate the birthday of American writer Flannery O'Connor by reading selections from her work and discussing her influence on their own writing.
    • Date: 2016-03-25
  • Film, Video
    Origins & Variety of Movable Structures in the Book Format Toy and moveable books have fascinated and entertained children and adults alike for centuries. This talk explores the origins and variety of movable structures in the book format. Focusing on the innovative books published by Dean and Son during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the "first golden age of pop-up books" is discussed as well as factors that allowed movable books to flourish. ...
    • Contributor: Denslow, Sarah
    • Date: 2014-01-30
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    David Baldacci: 2009 National Book Festival Trial and corporate attorney turned author David Baldacci appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Baldacci, David
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Film, Video
    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: 2016 National Book Festival Kareem Abdul-Jabbar discusses "Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White" with Kevin Merida, executive editor of The Undefeated at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem
    • Date: 2016-09-24
  • Film, Video
    The carrot caterpillar
    Chenille de la carotte
    The carrot caterpillar hides among and feeds on the leafy foliage in carrot fields. A man demonstrates how difficult it is to detect and remove them from the carrot plants. They propel themselves with their six feet and twelve suction cups. To ward off enemies, they display two horns which secrete a malodorous liquid. Before the chrysalis stage of their development, they attach themselves ...
    • Contributor: Pathé Frères (France) - Pathé Frères (U.S.) - Afi/Nichol (Donald) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1911
  • Film, Video
    Andrew Solomon: 2013 National Book Festival Andrew Solomon appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Solomon, Andrew
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • Film, Video
    Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr. ... Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nick Kotz discussed his new book, "Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr. and the Laws That Changed America" (Houghton Mifflin, 2005), where he draws upon newly available resources, including President Johnson's taped telephone conversations, FBI wiretap logs and recently declassified communications between the FBI and the president, to examine challenges faced by Johnson and King following the death ...
    • Contributor: Kotz, Nick
    • Date: 2005-03-01
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    Model City: Buildings and Projects by Paul Rudolph for Yale a... In this lecture, Timothy M. Rohan from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, discusses the exhibition he curated, "Model City: Buildings and Projects by Paul Rudolph for Yale and New Haven," which draws upon works from the Paul Rudolph Archive in the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress. Paul Rudolph (1918-1997) was one of the most innovative American architects of the post-World ...
    • Contributor: Rohan, Timothy
    • Date: 2008-12-16
  • Film, Video
    Japanese Influences in 20th Century American Music The history of the cross-cultural interaction between American composers and Japan is documented in unpublished and published scores, manuscripts, and correspondence held, often uniquely, in the Music Division of the Library of Congress. In this lecture, W. Anthony Sheppard examines examples of this relationship in the works of Henry Eichheim (1870-1942), Claude Lapham (1890-1957), Henry Cowell (1897-1965), and Roger Reynolds (b. 1934)who each traveled ...
    • Contributor: Sheppard, W. Anthony
    • Date: 2010-10-25
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    Recovering the Memory of a Muslim World Hero: Emir Abdel-Kade... John W. Kiser, author of "Commander of the Faithful: The Life and Times of Emir Abd el-Kader" presented a lecture titled "Recovering the Memory of a Muslim World Hero: Emir Abdel-Kader, 1808-1883" in a program sponsored by the Library's African and Middle Eastern Division.
    • Contributor: Kiser, John W.
    • Date: 2009-04-28
  • Film, Video
    Unsettled: Refugee Camps in Britain from the Suez Crisis to I... Historian Jordanna Bailkin examines two sets of British camps that served the refugees of decolonization: Anglo-Egyptians in 1956 and Ugandan Asians in 1972. Part of the 10th International Seminar on Decolonization.
    • Contributor: Bailkin, Jordanna
    • Date: 2015-07-22
  • 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
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    The Most Musical Nation: Jews & Culture in the Late Russian E... James Loeffler discusses the role of music in the formation of modern Jewish identity in 19th- and 20th-century Russia in his new book, "The Most Musical Nation: Jews and Culture in the Late Russian Empire."
    • Contributor: Loeffler, James
    • Date: 2010-11-04
  • Film, Video
    The Fight to Vote Michael Waldman discusses his new book, "The Fight to Vote," where he analyses a crucial American struggle: actions to define and defend government based on the consent of the governed. From the nation's earliest days, as Americans sought the right to vote, others have fought to stop them. Waldman examines the full story from the founders' debates to today's challenges.
    • Contributor: Waldman, Michael
    • Date: 2016-07-14
  • 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
    Rulemaking Process: Evidentiary & Procedural Issues 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 general operation of the triennial rulemaking process under section 1201, including the evidentiary showing required for an exemption, and the procedural ...
    • Date: 2016-05-19
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    Preserving State Government Digital Information Robert Horton, director of Library, Publication and Collections at the Minnesota Historical Society, discussed "A Model Technological and Social Architecture for the Preservation of State Government Digital Information." This NDIIPP-supported project is working with legislatures in several states to explore enhanced access to a variety of legislative digital records. Technology does not really make any of this easy, but it does make it possible, ...
    • Contributor: Horton, Robert
    • Date: 2008-04-24
  • Film, Video
    Women suffragettes visit TR at Sagamore [1917]
    Women suffragettes visit Theodore Roosevelt at Sagamore, 1917
    Film is the opening of the second New York State suffrage campaign on Sept. 8, 1917 at Sagamore Hill. The first campaign, beginning in 1913, was unsuccessful; the woman suffrage amendment was rejected by the voters in 1915. On Nov. 6, 1917, the suffrage amendment to the New York State Constitution was approved by the voters. The suffragists invited to Sagamore Hill were headed ...
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Whitehouse, Vira Boarman - Reid, Helen Rogers - Laidlaw, H. (Harriet Burton) - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1917
  • Film, Video
    A slave's love
    Amour d'esclave | Unidentified Tempereau. | Unidentified hand colored drama.
    Costume drama set in Athens. Polymos lies dejectedly on a couch. He cannot be distracted by the wealth and pleasures around him and puts his hands to his temples as if he was ill. His wife, Chrysis, orders the dancer Chloe to entertain her husband. Chloe appears before Polymos and beginning slowly, she dances for him as if she were the incarnation of a ...
    • Contributor: Capellani, Albert - Carré, Michel - Moreau, Gabriel - Bennard, Darenne - Pathé Frères (France) - Pathé Frères (U.S.) - Afi/Tempereau (Fred) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1907
  • Film, Video
    Stacy Schiff: 2016 National Book Festival Stacy Schiff discusses "The Witches: Salem, 1692" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Schiff, Stacy
    • Date: 2016-09-24
  • Film, Video
    Prokofiev, the Sonata, and the Fingers of Independence David Henning Plylar lectures on Prokofiev's sonatas nos. 6-8, in conjunction with a performance by pianist Yefim Bronfman.
    • Contributor: Plylar, David Henning
    • Date: 2016-05-03
  • Film, Video
    At the dentist's
    Chez le dentiste | At the dentist | Unidentified John Jones.
    Four men with toothaches sit in a dentist's waiting room. One man is brought into the dentist's office and the dentist extracts the man's tooth. The others try to escape once they see this patient leaving the office. One of the remaining men is caught and brought into the dentist's office. The dentist tries to extract this man's tooth with increasingly larger pliers. He ...
    • Contributor: Pathé Frères (France) - Pathé Frères (U.S.) - Afi/Jones (John) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1907
  • Film, Video
    Great conversations: chamber music videorecording | 1 digibeta videotape; duration: 41 min., 45 sec. | Istomin and his colleagues violinists Pamela Frank, Jaime Laredo, Arnold Steinhardt; cellists Lynn Harrell and Sharon Robinson; and pianists Claude Frank and Joseph Kalichstein talk about a range of topics, including the essence of the string quartet, how friendships develop from playing chamber music, and the manner in which chamber musicians exchange ideas. ...
    • Contributor: Peter Rosen Productions, Inc - Istomin, Eugene - Kalichstein, Joseph - Frank, Claude - Robinson, Sharon - Harrell, Lynn - Steinhardt, Arnold - Laredo, Jaime - Frank, Pamela - Rosen, Peter - Warshaw, Hilan
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video
    Chaplains: Reflections from the Past Retired military chaplains from various branches of service discuss chaplaincy from a historical perspective and share their experiences of service.
    • Date: 2011-02-15
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    C. T. Vivian oral history interview conducted by Taylor Branc... C. T. Vivian recalls growing up in Macomb, Illinois, working in Peoria, Illinois, and his call to the ministry. He discusses attending the American Baptist Theological Seminary in Nashville, Tennessee, where he met other civil rights activists and participated in demonstrations. He remembers planning the Freedom Rides, his imprisonment at Parchman Prison, the Children's Crusade in Birmingham, Alabama, and working for the Southern Christian ...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Vivian, C. T. - Branch, Taylor
    • Date: 2011-03-29

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    Terrance Hayes As part of the ongoing series, Terrance Hayes gives a lecture on poetry.
    • Contributor: Hayes, Terrance
    • Date: 2015-01-22
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    Katherine Dunham on her anthropological films 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 ...
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    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert: The Wild Saga of Interracial Bas... Historian Timothy M. Gay tells the stories of pioneering baseball escapades in his new book, "Satch, Dizzy and Rapid Robert: The Wild Saga of Interracial Baseball Before Jackie Robinson."
    • Contributor: Gay, Timothy
    • Date: 2010-05-05
  • Film, Video
    NDIIIPP Special Event: Ian MacKaye Groundbreaking singer, songwriter and guitarist Ian MacKaye spoke at the Library of Congress on personal digital archiving and the need to educate creators and users in ways to steward our digital cultural heritage.
    • Contributor: Mackaye, Ian
    • Date: 2013-05-07
  • 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
    On the Nature of Celebrity: Franz Liszt, Niccolo Paganini & L... A panel discussion on the nature of musical celebrity throughout the ages, featuring Mathieu Deflem of the University of South Carolina, Denise Gallo of the Library of Congress Music Division and Robert Aubrey Davis of WETA.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2011-10-19
  • Film, Video
    A History of Future Cities Daniel Brook talked about his recently published book, which reports on the history and growth of four "instant cities" - Dubai, St. Petersburg, Shanghai and Mumbai.
    • Contributor: Brook, Daniel
    • Date: 2013-04-15
  • Film, Video
    Jules Feiffer
    • Contributor: Feiffer, Jules
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Film, Video
    BARD Mobile iOS: How to Read an Audiobook Judy Dixon provides a tutorial on how to read an audiobook with the BARD Mobile app for iOS devices.
    • Contributor: Dixon, Judy
    • Date: 2013-09-01
  • Film, Video
    Execution of Czolgosz, with panorama of Auburn Prison
    Electrocution of Czolgosz
    The film begins by showing railroad cars in the foreground with the overshadowing walls of a state prison in the background. The second camera position, from a higher elevation, pans slowly showing the yard interior of the prison and some of the large buildings. There is a dissolve from the exterior to the interior, a set of a stone wall with an iron barred ...
    • Contributor: McKinley, William - Czolgosz, Leon F. - Porter, Edwin S. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
  • Film, Video
    Panorama of Riker's Island, N.Y. The film was photographed from a boat going around Riker's Island. Located on the East River north of Hell Gate between the Bronx and Queens, Riker's Island was the site of a massive New York City landfill operation at the time of the filming (originally eighty-seven acres, by 1939 the size of the island had increased to four hundred acres). The film includes scenes ...
    • Contributor: Porter, Edwin S. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
  • Film, Video
    The Druze Heritage: Part III The Druze are a thousand-year-old religious community of the Middle East, whose members today live primarily in Lebanon, Syria and Israel, while others have emigrated to the United States, Europe and Africa. Their historical and intellectual legacy was examined by 10 scholars from the U.S. and Middle East who participated in a symposium at the Library of Congress. The event was sponsored by the ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2008-02-07
  • Film, Video
    Children in the surf, Coney Island Seven small children can be seen from the low angle camera position; the camera is pointed out to sea. The children are holding hands and wading in the surf. Beyond them can be seen three adults. At the end of the film, there is only one child in a white bathing costume holding a sailboat. Beyond the child toward the ocean is a large ...
    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1904
  • Film, Video
    A Tale of Two Books
    • Contributor: Dimunation, Mark
  • Film, Video
    The Kislak Pirates Symposium: Panel I, part 2 Within some 50 years of its discovery, the Americas became a great and growing source of wealth for the Spanish crown. Silks, spices, precious metals and gems flowed across the Pacific to Mexico and Panama as silver and gold were transported across the Gulf of Mexico from Cuba to Spain. Pirates and privateers preyed on these vessels, often as commissioned agents sent out against ...
    • Contributor: Earle, Peter
    • Date: 2007-12-08
  • Film, Video
    Magical Momentos
    • Contributor: Dimunation, Mark
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    David Baldacci discusses his book "The Collectors" New York Times best-selling author David Baldacci discussed his new novel, "The Collectors," on its publication day as part of the Books & Beyond series sponsored by the Library's Center for the Book. In this sequel to "The Camel Club," renegade CIA agent Roger Seagraves has set himself up in the business of freelance assassination and treason. The Camel Club, a group of four ...
    • Contributor: Baldacci, David
    • Date: 2006-10-17
  • Film, Video
    Buffalo police on parade "A street scene showing parade of the entire Buffalo Police Department, 16 men abreast, with military band"--Edison films catalog.
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
  • Film, Video
    Images of America: Mount Vernon Author Patrick L. O'Neill, historian and archaeologist, discussed his book, "Images of America: Mount Vernon." In his lecture, he discussed how he researched diverse collections at the Library of Congress for his book and his challenges and successes locating and analyzing historic sites across the entire United States. Much of O'Neill's project research was conducted in the Humanities and Social Sciences and Geography and ...
    • Contributor: O'neill, Patrick
    • Date: 2005-02-10
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    Gwendolyn M. Patton oral history interview conducted by Josep...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Patton, Gwendolyn M
    • Date: 2011-06-01

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    A Tribute to the Life & Legacy of Hon. Reynaldo Garza, Juris... Rep. Filemon B. Vela Jr. pays tribute to the life and legacy of Reynaldo Garza, the first Mexican-American appointed to a federal court. Other speakers included Mariel Buffington and Librarian of Congress James H. Billington.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-09-15
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    Michael Connelly: 2006 National Book Festival Michael Connelly speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Connelly, Michael
    • Date: 2006-09-30
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    Nadia Hashimi: 2016 National Book Festival Nadia Hashimi discusses "One Half from the East" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Hashimi, Nadia
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Pre-Concert Conversation with Matthias Maute of Ensemble Caprice Matthias Maute discusses his musical career in a pre-concert conversation.
    • Contributor: Maute, Matthias
    • Date: 2014-11-21
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    MASK: Mobil Art School in Kenya Alla Tkachuk discussed the MASK: Mobil Arts School in Kenya.
    • Contributor: Tkachuk, Alla
    • Date: 2013-04-18
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    Amity Gaige: 2013 National Book Festival Amity Gaige appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Gaige, Amity
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • Film, Video
    A Book That Shaped Me Contest: 2013 National Book Festival "A Book That Shaped Me" is a summer writing contest that encourages rising fifth and sixth graders to reflect on a book that has had a personal impact on their lives. The contest is administered through local public library systems in the Mid-Atlantic region top winners read their essays and were honored during this special program at the 2013 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Film, Video
    City Space as a Vicious Circle: Visual Design in Béla Tarr's ... Hungarian film production designer László Rajk spoke about how he created the set design of "Man from London," the ideas and symbolism behind it, and how it was actually put into place. He discussed the dilemmas a designer faces about how to realize a story/visual concept, and the hidden dialog between the film director and the production designer.
    • Contributor: Rajk , L&aacute - Szl&oacute
    • Date: 2014-02-27
  • Film, Video
    Christopher Myers: 2013 National Book Festival Christopher Myers appears at the 2013 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Myers, Christopher
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Film, Video
    Harry Blake oral history interview conducted by David P. Clin... The Reverend Doctor Harry Blake discusses his childhood on a plantation in Louisiana in the 1930s and 1940s and how he became a leader in the Civil Rights Movement in Shreveport, Louisiana. Blake joined the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1960 after he heard Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., give a speech at Bishop College in Texas, where he was a student. Blake discusses ...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Blake, Harry
    • Date: 2013-10-03

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  • Film, Video
    Recent and Predicted Book Industry Trends The Science, Technology and Business Division sponsored a lecture by Albert Greco, who discussed recent and predicted book industry trends. This event was cosponsored with the Office of Technology Policy of Library Services.
    • Date: 2006-05-19
  • Film, Video
    Research on Magnetic Media Deterioration Before and After 1995 Since John van Bogart's seminal work "Magnetic Tape Storage and Handling" published by the Commission on Preservation and Access (now CLIR) in 1995, a variety of tools and techniques have been developed by the collections management community to identify magnetic media collections that are at risk and conduct conservation activities. One important tool is the videotape identification guide, www.video-id.com/, which was prepared by the ...
    • Contributor: Stauderman, Sarah
    • Date: 2005-08-23
  • Film, Video
    Timbuktu Manuscipts and the Efforts to Maintain the Desert The curator of the Mamma Haidara Memorial Library in Timbuktu, Mali, presented a lecture related to and illustrative of the exhibit "Ancient Manuscripts from the Desert Libraries of Timbuktu." Though known to African communities for generations, the recognition of these texts by Western academics has created a breakthrough in recent scholarship. Once believed to be based solely on oral tradition, African culture also has ...
    • Contributor: Haidara, Abdel Kader
    • Date: 2003-09-03
  • Film, Video
    The Hebrew Superhero Filmmaker Asaf Galay discussed his film, "The Hebrew Superhero," which traces the evolution of Israeli comics from the cultural fringe to a mainstream reflection of Israeli society.
    • Contributor: Galay, Asaf
    • Date: 2016-03-03
  • Film, Video
    No Evil Shall Escape My Sight: Fredric Wertham & the Anti-Com... Kluge Fellow Chris Bishop discusses Fredric Wertham and the anti-comics campaign of the 1950s.
    • Contributor: Bishop, Chris
    • Date: 2013-06-20
  • Film, Video
    Jon Klassen: 2013 National Book Festival Jon Klassen appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Klassen, Jon
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • Film, Video
    Lourdes, transport de malades, II
    Transport de malades, II | Lourdes, transport de malades, 2 | Lourdes--malades | Collection of Lumière films from the Cinémathèque française | Lourdes, transporting the sick, II
    Patients on stretchers are lifted off a cart and carried toward the shrine at Lourdes.
    • Contributor: Société Anonyme Des Plaques Et Papiers Photographiques - Cinémathèque Française Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
  • Film, Video
    Northern Neck Chantey Singers videorecording | videorecording ; 17 min | Forms part of Legends and Legacies: Remembering Archie Green (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Northern Neck Chanty Singers
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    This Separation Forced upon Us: Philadelphia's Free Quakers a... Despite their history of pacifism, Philadelphia Quakers were deeply entangled in the American Revolution. When a small number of disowned Friends came together in February 1781 to form a group they called "The Society of Friends Known by Some as the Free Quakers," they were motivated by the genuine desire for shared religious communion in keeping with the "fundamental Principals" of Quakerism -- but ...
    • Contributor: Garfinkel, Susan
    • Date: 2011-09-22
  • Film, Video
    A little "Jules Verne"
    Petit Jules Verne
    A boy is put to bed by his mother, but when she leaves the room, he pulls out a book. Dropping off to sleep, he begins to dream. The wall behind him transforms into a screen, with a portrait of Jules Verne. The boy imagines the starry night sky, with comets shooting by. The gondola of a balloon parks outside his window. He climbs ...
    • Contributor: Pathé Frères (France) - Pathé Frères (U.S.) - Afi/Baker (Glenn L.) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1907
  • Film, Video
    Margaret Atwood: 2013 National Book Festival Margaret Atwood appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Atwood, Margaret
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • Film, Video
    Cupid Takes a Holiday videorecording | 35mm black and white film | 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
  • Film, Video
    Siobhan Vivian & Jenny Han: 2012 National Book Festival Siobhan Vivian and Jenny Han appear at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Film, Video
    Carla Peterson: Black Gotham: A Family History Part detective tale, part social and cultural narrative, "Black Gotham: A Family History of African-Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York" (Yale University Press, 2011), is Carla Peterson's account of her quest to reconstruct the lives of her 19th-century ancestors. As she shares their stories and those of their friends, neighbors and business associates, she illuminates the greater history of African-American elites in New York City.
    • Contributor: Peterson, Carla L.
    • Date: 2011-04-13
  • Film, Video
    Rodgers & Hammerstein: Manhattan & Epilogue In the final episode of a series of ten videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein collections at the Library of Congress, Michael Feinstein discusses the Rodgers & Hart collaboration that led to the hit song "Manhattan." Produced by special arrangement with Imagem/Williamson Music Inc. and Piedmont Music Co. (Carlin America, Inc.).
    • Contributor: Feinstein, Michael
    • Date: 2014-02-03
  • Film, Video
    Harry Bliss: 2011 National Book Festival Author and illustrator Harry Bliss appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Bliss, Harry
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Film, Video
    Hooper Helps Kids to Read: 2013 National Book Festival Jane Paley appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival, accompanied by her rescue dog, Hooper, and spoke about how pets can encourage children to read.
    • Contributor: Paley, Jane
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • Film, Video
    Buffalo Fire Department in action "Another of those stirring fire scenes which have proved so popular. There are ten pieces of apparatus in the picture. Every piece fully manned is under full headway, and is shown almost head-on to the beholder. Several of the engines and wagons are drawn by three horses abreast. Fireman appear putting on their coats, etc., while the engines and trucks rush by. Many of ...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897