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  • Leigh & Leslie Keno

    Leigh and Leslie Keno speak at the 2004 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Keno, Leigh and Leslie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Cuban refugees waiting for rations /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1898; 31439. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, William Paley. Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen best copy of two for ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Poet Robert Hass Hosts River of Words Ceremony

    Robert Hass, former U.S. Poet Laureate, returned to the Library of Congress to moderate a program honoring the student winners of the annual River of Words environmental poetry and art contest. Young ...

    • Contributor: Hass, Robert
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-05-15
  • Site and Sound: The Architecture and Acoustics of New Opera House and Concert Halls

    Victoria Newhouse has discussed her book "Site and Sound: The Architecture and Acoustics of New Opera Houses and Concert Halls." Newhouse argued that although exteriors of opera houses and concert halls have ...

    • Contributor: Newhouse, Victoria
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-12
  • Pianist, vocalist and composer Henry Butler discusses teaching and performing rhythm & blues and jazz

    videorecording | videorecording ; 69 min. | Recorded on November 1, 2007 (Date). Pianist, vocalist and composer Henry Butler discusses his life of teaching and performing rhythm and blues and jazz. He ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Butler - Henry Butler - Henry - Pianist Butler - Pianist - Appelbaum, Larry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Colored troops disembarking /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1898; 31436. Duration: 0:47 at 16 fps. From Edison films "war extra" catalog: The steamer "Mascotte" has reached her dock at Port Tampa, and the 2d Battalion of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Mining operations, Pennsylvania coal fields /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 23Dec04; H54720. Cameraman, Jamison. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 208. Duration: 2:25 at 16 fps. The film opens on an area covered with snow ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • [At the beach and other seaside scenes] /

    French language translation title, À la plage et d'autres scènes au bord de la mer, is supplied for the France in America project. DLC [1] Biarritz--la plage et l'éstablissement, Lumière no. 1221, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1896
  • Books That Shaped Me Contest Winners: 2012 National Book Festival

    Meet the winners of the Library of Congress-DC Public Library summer writing contest, "A Book That Shaped Me." Top winners will read their essays and be honored during this special program at ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • On LOCation: Dafnis Prieto Si O Si Quartet

    Concerts from the Library of Congress go on location at the new Atlas Performing Arts Center. Dafnis Prieto Si O Si Quartet with guest artist, Christian Howes.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-04-24
  • Israeli Comics of Past & Present

    Drawing both from Judeo-European and American cultures, comics have been a mainstay of Israeli newspapers and readers' markets since the early 1930s. Ofer Berenstein discusses these comics, little known outside the Middle ...

    • Contributor: Berenstein, Ofer
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-11-06
  • Tenderloin at night /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 27Nov1899; 77521. Duration: 2:02 at 16 fps. Filmed ca. June to September 1899, probably in West Orange, New Jersey. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • King Edward's funeral, 1910 [2] /

    Copyright: no reg. Film goes in and out of frame, ca. ft. 1-41, 68-72, 139. DLC Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt. Duration: 3:47 at 18 fps. Ceremonial funeral procession of King Edward VII (1901-1910) ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910
  • Quick to the Party: Southern Jews and the Americanization of Hanukkah

    Registrants attending the 32nd annual conference of the Southern Jewish Historical Society came to the Library as guests of the Hebraic Section, African and Middle Eastern Division, to learn about Judaic treasures ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-11-02
  • Delivering mail from sub-station /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 01Oct03; H36398. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 76. The subjects seen by the camera are a portion of a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Poetry and American Memory

    With this lecture on "Poetry and American Memory," Mr. Pinsky officially opened the Library's 1998-1999 poetry and literature series.

    • Contributor: Pinsky, Robert
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1998-10-08
  • Harold Varmus: 2010 National Book Festival

    Nobel Prize winning scientist Harold Varmus appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Varmus , Harold
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • Elaine Kaplan Keynotes LGBT Pride Month

    The Library of Congress celebrated the contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans with a keynote address by U.S. Office of Personnel Management General Counsel Elaine Kaplan.

    • Contributor: Kaplan, Elaine
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-06-30
  • George Kennan and the Russian Nihilists: A Sojourn into the Dialectics of Friendship

    In 1885 George Kennan travelled to Russia as a reporter for "The Century" to investigate and write about the so-called Nihilists. Hundreds of political dissidents had been exiled to Siberia since the ...

    • Contributor: Gentes, Andrew
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-08-05
  • Steve Vogel: 2013 National Book Festival

    Steve Vogel appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Vogel, Steve
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-21