Film, VideoRoxana Robinson: 2013 National Book Festival Roxana Robinson appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Robinson, Roxana
- Date: 2013-09-22
Film, VideoAncestral Voices Roundtable This panel discussion highlights a collaborative initiative to digitally restore, provide access to and curate the oldest recordings in the Library of Congress collections, the 1890s wax cylinder recordings of the Passamaquoddy tribal nation of Maine. The collaboration involves the Passamaquoddy community, the American Folklife Center and university-based digital platforms -- the Mukurtu content management system and Local Contexts, which develops Traditional Knowledge (TK)...
- Contributor: Saylor, Nicole - Tomah, Dwayne - Soctomah, Donald - Anderson, Jane - Christen, Kim - Shankar, Guha - Peterson, Elizabeth
- Date: 2018-06-04
Film, VideoAll my babies...a midwife's own story
Midwife's own story A training film for midwives. Shows in detail a complete delivery and demonstrates the approved procedures to be used by the midwife before, during, and after delivery. Follows a midwife, Mrs. Mary Coley, in her work with various cases under both favorable and unfavorable circumstances.
- Contributor: Mitchell, Hannah D. - Columbia University. Press. Center for Mass Communication - Association of American Medical Colleges. Medical Audio-Visual Institute - Applebaum, Louis - Stoney, George C. - Cadwallader, Marian F. - Cummins, Sylvia K. - Georgia. Department of Public Health - Bond, Peaslee
- Date: 1953
Film, VideoMusic and the Brain: Halt or I'll Play Vivaldi Jacqueline Helfgott and Norman Middleton examine the use of classical music by law enforcement and other cultural institutions as social control, to quell and prevent crime. Their conversation touches on how classical music is viewed in contemporary culture, how it can be a tool for discouraging criminal activity and anti-social behavior, as well as its history as a mind-altering experience.
- Contributor: Middleton, Norman - Helfgott, Jacqueline
- Date: 2009-03-13
Film, VideoJazz & Painting John Szwed discusses relationships between jazz and painting, exploring his interest in how the different arts influence one another.
- Contributor: Szwed, John
- Date: 2017-04-22
Film, VideoRalph Ellison: A Biography
Ralph Ellison Ralph Ellison never produced another novel in his lifetime after his magnum opus "Invisible Man," which won the National Book Award in 1953. Did success ruin him? This is one theme in the new biography of Ellison by Arnold Rampersad, the first scholar given complete access to Ellison's papers at the Library of Congress. Rampersad discussed and signed his book, "Ralph Ellison: A Biography,"...
- Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Center for the Book - Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
- Date: 2007
Film, VideoBuilding and Preserving the Cultural Heritage of the New Republic of South Sudan The Library of Congress in partnership with the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area presented a lecture on the cultural heritage of the new Republic of South Sudan.
- Contributor: Dau, John Bul - Harper, Marieta - Batiste, Angel - Oyewole, Abioye - Goitom, Hanibal
- Date: 2012-11-14
Film, VideoSiobhan Vivian & Jenny Han: 2012 National Book Festival Siobhan Vivian and Jenny Han appear at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Vivian, Siobhan - Han, Jenny
- Date: 2012-09-23
Film, VideoGabriel Kahane & Timothy Andres Composer/pianists Gabriel Kahane and Timothy Andres discuss their compositions, performing careers and collaboration at the Library of Congress. Both are leading figures in a new generation of musicians who believe in breaking down barriers between musical genres.
- Contributor: Kahane, Gabriel - Andres, Timothy
- Date: 2013-04-05
Photo, Print, Drawing[Men with fish, Southeast Asia] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
- Date: 1925
Film, VideoCynthia Levinson & The Youngest Marcher Author Cynthia Levinson presents her book "The Youngest Marcher," the story of a nine-year-old who girl who was the youngest civil rights activist in the 1963 Birmingham Children's March.
- Contributor: Levinson, Cynthia
- Date: 2017-03-02
Film, VideoThe Second Great Migration: Religious Refugees and the Remaking of America, 1678-1690
Remaking of America, 1678-1690 During the latter part of the 17th century, thousands of Protestant radicals emigrated to England's American colonies. Though generally neglected by historians, these newcomers had an enormous impact on colonial life, contributing to a thorough transformation of American politics and religion. This lecture follows the migrants from Europe to the colonies, outlining the continent-wide crisis that encouraged many radicals to leave, and explaining their...
- Contributor: Library of Congress - John W. Kluge Center (Library of Congress)
- Date: 2008
Film, VideoBridging Homeland and Homegrown Ambassador Christopher R. Hill was the keynote speaker at the launch of the Asian Pacific American Lecture Series. His speech centered on preserving America's relationships with her allies in Asia. He focused specifically on the initial talks and diplomatic outreach to open channels of communication between North Korea and the State Department. Asian-American communities and business corporations can be reassured that diplomatic relations between...
- Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Asian Division
- Date: 2008
Film, VideoTrapeze disrobing act Camera is positioned as if in the audience at a vaudeville show. Two men in rough clothing are visible in a box on the left as a woman sits on a trapeze over the stage. Fully dressed in street clothing, the trapeze artist removes her jacket and hat before performing a flip. She subsequently removes more clothing, including her corset, which she throws to...
- Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress) - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Afi/Holt (H.L.) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1901
Film, VideoAnnual Cancer Moonshot Panel: Immuno-therapy and Beyond Since December 2016 when the groundbreaking bipartisan 21at Century Cures Act, (the so-called "Cancer Moonshot" bill) that was proposed by then Vice President, Joe Biden), was passed, the Library of Congress hosted the inaugural Panel Discussion on "Cancer Moonshot". Ever since the Library's Health Services Division (HSD) and Science, Technology & Business Division (ST&B) have been hosting the panel discussion. Due to the residual...
- Contributor: Carnival, Danielle - Y. Steen, Tomoko - Cuffia, Ashley - Trinchieri, Giogio - M. Charles, Sandra - Sigal, Ellen - Weiner, Louis - Allison, James
- Date: 2021-12-06
Film, VideoThe XVI Poetry Marathon of Teatro de la Luna
XVI Poetry Marathon of Teatro de la Luna The Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress hosted an afternoon of Spanish poetry featuring poets from Spain, Latin America and the Caribbean. Each poet read a selection in Spanish, followed by an open discussion in English moderated by Dominican poet Rei Berroa of George Mason University. Featured poets were Spaniards Ana Rossetti, Juan Carlos Mestre and Vicente Cervera Salinas. From Mexico were Hector...
- Contributor: Library of Congress. Hispanic Division - Library of Congress
- Date: 2008
Film, VideoSara Paretsky: 2019 National Book Festival Sara Paretsky discussed "Shell Game: A V.I. Warshawski Novel" at the 2019 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Paretsky, Sara
- Date: 2019-08-31
Film, VideoTunisia: Celebrating Fifty Years of Women's Emancipation A symposium titled "Tunisia: Celebrating Fifty Years of Women's Emancipation" was sponsored jointly by the Library's African and Middle Eastern Division and the Embassy of Tunisia. Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor made a special presentation. The other speakers included Alifa Chaabane Farouk, Hayet Laouni and Mounira Charrad.
- Contributor: Chaabane Farouk, Alifa - Charrad, Mounira - Day O'Connor, Sandra - Laouni, Hayet
- Date: 2006-11-30
Film, VideoCleveland Sellers oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Denmark, South Carolina, 2013 March 21. Cleveland Sellers shares memories of growing up in Denmark, South Carolina, especially the influence of Voorhees College in the community. He organized a Youth Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in Denmark, and he describes the group's activities. He discusses his first impressions of Howard University, where he joined the Nonviolent Action Group (NAG). He shares memories of...
- Contributor: Sellers, Cleveland - Dittmer, John - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
- Date: 2013
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Film, VideoRaising Old Glory over Morro Castle "Down goes the Spanish flag, and up floats the Stars and Stripes. Down falls the symbol of tyranny and oppression that has ruled in the new world for four hundred years, and up goes the Banner of Freedom. In the distance are the turrets and battlements of Morro, the last foothold of Spain in America"--The Phonoscope, January 1899.
- Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - American Vitagraph Company - Smith, Albert E. (Albert Edward) - Blackton, James Stuart
- Date: 1899
Film, VideoDoric Quartet: Conversation with the Artists Alex Redington and Helene Clement of the Doric Quartet spoke about the quartet's program at the Library of Congress. The discussion covered music by Haydn, Britten and Beethoven.
- Contributor: Doric Quartet
- Date: 2018-02-17
Film, VideoA wake in "Hell's Kitchen" "This scene is laid in the parlor of a New York tenement. Two watchers at the wake are smoking and drinking, while the widow is weeping over the coffin. The attention of the three is attracted for an instant, and the supposed corpse rises up, drinks all the beer in the pitcher which is standing on a table nearby, and lies down in the...
- Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Marvin, Arthur W.
- Date: 1903
Film, VideoA Conversation With Dafnis Prieto and Larry Appelbaum Larry Appelbaum of the Library of Congress' Music Division interviews Dafnis Prieto.
- Contributor: Prieto, Dafnis - Appelbaum, Larry
- Date: 2010-04-24
Film, VideoMonica Youn: Poetry & Law Monica Youn read from her new book, "Blackacre" and participated in a discussion with Martha Dragich, professor emerita of law at the University of Missouri School of Law.
- Contributor: Youn, Monica - Dragich, Martha
- Date: 2016-10-20
Film, VideoVeronica Mars Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available On the eve of graduating law school, Veronica Mars has put Neptune and her amateur sleuthing days behind her. While interviewing at high-end New York law firms, Veronica Mars gets a call from her ex-boyfriend Logan who has been accused of murder. Veronica heads back to Neptune just to help Logan find an attorney, but when things don't seem right with how Logan's case...
- Contributor: Bell, Kristen - Warner Home Video (Firm) - Thomas, Rob - Kutchins, Ben - Capra, Francis - Ruggiero, Diane - Etheridge, Dan (Daniel Derrickson) - Ritter, Krysten - Stokdyk, Danielle - Spondoolie Productions ... Bell, Kristen - Warner Home Video (Firm) - Thomas, Rob - Kutchins, Ben - Capra, Francis - Ruggiero, Diane - Etheridge, Dan (Daniel Derrickson) - Ritter, Krysten - Stokdyk, Danielle - Spondoolie Productions - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress) - Majorino, Tina - Dohring, Jason - Colantoni, Enrico - Hansen, Ryan - Lowell, Chris - Daggs, Percy
- Date: 2014