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  • 'A Book That Shaped Me' Summer Writing Contest

    An introduction to the "A Book That Shaped Me" Summer Writing Contest to young audiences. The contest encourages rising fifth & sixth graders to reflect on a book that has made a personal impact on their lives. Top winners are honored at the Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Pyne, Lola
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-06-18
  • President McKinley's funeral cortege at Washington, D.C. /

    The photographer covered the subject, the funeral cortege of President McKinley, from many different positions along the line of march. The people shown are those who preceded the hearse and those who followed after it. First come the walking military (Army, Navy, Marine Corps, National Guard) [end of part 2], and then ranking military dignitaries who immediately precede the hearse. Following the escorted hearse ...

    • Contributor: McKinley, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Jeanie with the light brown hair

    motion picture | videorecording ; 7 min. | 4:3 Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Graves, Denyce - Wintle, James - Foster, Stephen Collins
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Catalog Record

    Admiral Dewey leading land parade / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    "On Riverside Drive; showing Naval Brigade of North Atlantic Fleet, followed by Schley, Sampson, Miles, and other celebrities. The Admiral is in carriage with Mayor Van Wyck. 200 feet. $30.00. Same subject, 100-foot length, $15.00"--Edison films catalog.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • James L. Swanson: 2011 National Book Festival

    James L. Swanson appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Swanson, James L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • RDA for NACO Catalogers: 6d. Identifying Corp. Bodies: AACR2 Similarities & Differences

    The Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) Secretariat presents 25 webcasts as a portion of an online course created and intended for independent AACR2 Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO) participants who are making the transition to RDA: Resource Description and Access for authority work. The course consists of filmed lectures, hands-on guided sessions, online exercises, and follow-up Q&A webinars, with a brief review period following ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-03-08
  • Pre-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
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-02-02
  • Choros

    This clip is from a 1960 television production titled Karibische Rhythmen. Regie: Gunther Hassert, filmed in Vienna by WDR Fernsehen, Cologne, Germany. (Source Note).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • The dodger

    motion picture | videorecording ; 8 min. | Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Shirley, Wayne D. - Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • The Indians' Capital City: Native Histories of Washington DC

    Kluge Fellow Joseph Genetin-Pilawa presents part of his larger study of the Indigenous histories of Washington, D.C. Genetin-Pilawa argues that far from the passive victims or violent interlopers depicted in much of the iconography of the capital, visiting Native diplomats and as well as residents in the 19th and 20th centuries engaged with the messages encoded on the urban landscape. In so doing, they ...

    • Contributor: Genetin Pilawa, Joseph
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-04-02
  • Poet Laureate Donald Hall Opens the Literary Season

    Donald Hall opened the Library's 2006-07 literary season with a reading of poems from his book "White Apples and the Taste of Stone: Selected Poems 1946-2006" (Houghton Mifflin, 2006).

    • Contributor: Hall, Donald
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-10-03
  • Astrobiology: Life in Space

    Daniel P. Glavin, an astrobiologist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, says the possibility of extraterrestrial life in our solar system is not limited to Mars; other "habitable" worlds might exist including the icy Moons of Jupiter and Saturn, known as Europa and Enceladus. The challenge for scientists and engineers in the next couple of decades, he says, will be to design miniaturized instruments ...

    • Contributor: Glavin, Daniel P.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-06-02
  • Packard Campus Gift Ushers in New Era for Audio-Visual Conservation

    David Woodley Packard, president of the Packard Humanities Institute (PHI), officially transfered the new Packard Campus -- Audio-Visual Conservation, a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to the preservation of the nation's moving images and recorded sound heritage, at a signing ceremony on Capitol Hill. The program for the conveyance of the largest-ever private gift to the U.S. legislative branch of government included top congressional leaders, the ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-07-26
  • Danny Kaye - Africa and Asia

    videorecording | 16mm color film | This footage shows people, wildlife, and architecture from various locales in Africa and Asia. The first portion of the film appears to be shot at a Kikuyu guard post in Kenya. (See MAVIS no. 126855). Some later sections appear to be related to Danny Kaye's UNICEF work. (Print viewed). (General). MAVIS record number: 1843843-1-1287952-4 (General). From: Home Movies ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Despotism, Market and Confucianism in the Age of Wang Yang-Ming

    Ying-shih Yu, senior distinguished scholar at the John W. Kluge Center, discussed "Despotism, Market and Confucianism in the Age of Wang Yang-Ming (1472-1529)." According to Yu, despotism, trade and Confucianism were the three major historical forces simultaneously at work in 16th century China. Taking Wang Yang-Ming, the leading Confucian thinker of the Ming dynasty, and his new Confucian project as the main focus, Yu ...

    • Contributor: Yu, Ying Shih
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-11-03
  • Kimberla Lawson Roby: 2011 National Book Festival

    Kimberla Lawson Roby appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Roby, Kimberla Lawson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • National Security and the Constitution

    The Law Library of Congress hosted a panel discussion on "National Security and the Constitution." Law Library specialist and constitutional scholar, Louis Fisher, chaired the panel comprised of Brian McKeon, deputy staff director and chief counsel for the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, and Michael O'Neill, minority chief counsel and staff director for the Senate Committee on the Judiciary. The three discussed the constitutional ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-12
  • Jonathan Hennessey: 2013 National Book Festival

    Jonathan Hennessey appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Hennessey, Jonathan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • George Crumb & David Starobin

    A conversation with composer George Crumb on his American Songbooks cycle with a longtime friend, Bridge Records producer David Starobin.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-04-28
  • Oliver W. Hill, Jr., oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Petersburg, Virginia, 2013-08-17.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Hill, Oliver W.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-08-17

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  • Robert Hass: 2010 River of Words Ceremony

    River of Words (ROW) is a California-based nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting literacy, creative expression and community awareness of our most critical environmental concern: water. River of Words was co-founded by U.S. Poet Laureate (1995-1997) Robert Hass and writer Pamela Michael to help young people make a personal and lasting connection to the environment.

    • Contributor: Hass , Robert
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-06-30
  • Prohibition in Washington D.C.: How Dry We Weren't

    Prohibition ended in Washington, D.C. on March 1, 1934. The Washington Post reported that "Somehow, after 17 years without it, Washingtonians seemed to hold their liquor quite well." One reason might be that the nation's capital had been far from a model dry city, hosting up to 3,000 speakeasies since Prohibition began in 1917. As documented in a new book by Garrett Peck, even ...

    • Contributor: Peck, Garrett
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-10-26
  • Automobile race for the Vanderbilt Cup /

    This automobile race was filmed from many camera positions. Several different types of motor cars from all parts of the world are seen. A series of interconnecting roads was used as the race course.

    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - Weed, A. E. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Digital Stewardship Innovation Award Winners

    The National Digital Stewardship Alliance Innovation Awards were given this year in the following categories: instituion, project, individual and future steward.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-07-22
  • Amanda Ripley: 2014 National Book Festival

    Amanda Ripley appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Ripley, Amanda
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30