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  • Human Rights Day 2010: Cultural Property Rights of Indigenous People

    In recognition of Human Rights Day 2010, the Law Library of Congress hosted a panel discussion on "Cultural Property Rights of Indigenous People."

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-12-10
  • 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
  • When Things Start to Think

    Neil Gershenfeld, the eighth and final speaker in this series, presented his concept, Internet Zero (0), and proposed a new infrastructure for the existing Internet that would give an IP address to ...

    • Contributor: Gershenfeld, Neil
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-03-28
  • Panorama of esplanade by night /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 11Nov1901; H10633. Duration: 0:59 at 15 fps. Camera: Edwin S. Porter, James H. White. Location: Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, New York. The first objects visible in this film, which ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Ching Ling Foo outdone /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 28Feb1900; D4735. Duration: 0:45 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: The magician enters upon the stage, and removing a covering from a small table, shakes it before ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Jessica B. Harris: 2011 National Book Festival

    Culinary historian Jessica B. Harris appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Harris, Jessica B.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Sonia Manzano: 2012 National Book Festival

    Sonia Manzano appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Manzano, Sonia
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Christopher Columbus /

    French title and director from BFI film & TV database, Nov. 7, 2006. Incomplete: missing part of picture at end. DLC Reenacts scenes from the life of Christopher Columbus, including the discovery ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910
  • Blind Boys of Alabama I

    Fresh from their Grammy win, the Blind Boys of Alabama present a free, lunchtime gospel concert on the steps of the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Blind Boys of Alabama
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-06-05
  • Robert J. Brown oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in High Point, North Carolina, 2013-10-01.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Brown, Robert J.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-10-01

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  • Elmer Dixon oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Seattle, Washington, 2013-02-28.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Dixon, Elmer - Cline, David P.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-02-28

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  • Japanese Illustrators Then and Now

    The Library celebrated Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with a presentation titled "Japanese Illustrators Then and Now" featuring James Miho, a Bauhaus illustrator, and Yuko Ota, a comic illustrator.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-05-12
  • Arrest in Chinatown, San Francisco, Cal. /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60596. Duration: 0:24 at 30 fps. This film shows the arrest and conveyance of a Chinese man in Chinatown, watched by a crowd of onlookers. The precise ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • David Ezra Stein: 2012 National Book Festival

    David Ezra Stein appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Stein, David Ezra
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Pillow fight /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 24May1897; 31242. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. From F.M. Prescott catalog: A comic subject, clear, bright and characteristic. Shows four girls in their night dresses, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • A Washington Sketchbook: Drawings by Robert L. Dickinson, 1917-18

    New York physician Robert L. Dickinson was stationed in Washington during World War I and in his free time was a prolific artist. An avid nature lover, he explored both sides of ...

    • Contributor: Dickersin Spilsbury, Gail
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-12-06
  • Arnold Rampersad: Book Fest 07

    Arnold Rampersad in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Rampersad, Arnold
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Jonathan Yardley: 2011 National Book Festival

    Jonathan Yardley appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Yardley, Jonathan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Brendan Carey Block: Cape Breton Fiddle Music from New Hampshire

    Brendan Carey Block, a multi-faceted fiddler from New Hampshire, performs with his father, Rich Block, on bass and Flynn Cohen on guitar.

    • Contributor: Block, Brendan Carey
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-05-28
  • Gail Godwin

    • Contributor: Godwin, Gail
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-09-08