Film, VideoConversation with Skride Piano Quartet The Library's Kazem Abdullah spoke with performers and sisters Lauma and Baiba Skride of the Skride Quartet. They discuss their performance history together, how they chose their particular instruments, their travel and practice schedules, and Baiba Skride's experiences with different violins, from Stradavarius instruments to the Library's (Kreisler) Guarneri violin.
- Contributor: Abdullah, Kazem - Skride, Lauma - Skride, Baiba
- Date: 2020-02-05
Film, VideoRenaissance Dance: Autres cinq pas (galliard variations) videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:32 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford, dancer; Susan Manus, violin. Music: "Galliard" by Claude Gervaise. See: p. 53 verso in Arbeau, Thoinot. Orchesographie, (#219), Videorecording (Form). Videoreel (Form).
Film, VideoDav Reads Aloud from Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas Listen to this fun read-aloud of "Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas," narrated and voiced by author and illustrator Dav Pilkey.
- Contributor: Pilkey, Dav
- Date: 2020-04-17
Film, VideoA Tribute to the Life & Legacy of Hon. Reynaldo Garza, Jurist & Hispanic American Pioneer 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.
- Date: 2014-09-15
Film, VideoLeon Fleisher: 2011 National Book Festival Pianist Leon Fleisher is interviewed at the 2011 National Book Festival by Philip Kennicott, art critic for the Washington Post.
- Contributor: Fleisher, Leon
- Date: 2011-09-24
Film, VideoDigital Preservation Lighting Talks - Day 1 Five "lightning" presentations on Day One of the Digital Preservation 2014 meeting included "Beyond the Russian Doll Effect: Reflexivity and the Digital Repository Paradigm" (James Bradley, Ball State University), "Video Game Source Disc Preservation" (David Gibson, Library of Congress), "UELMA-Compliant Preservation: Questions and Answers?" (Rebecca Katz, Council of the District of Columbia), "We Want You Just the Way You Are: The What, Why and...
- Date: 2014-07-22
Film, VideoA History of Russian Architecture Architectural historian and photographer William Craft Brumfield discussed his book, "A History of Russian Architecture." The book is the most comprehensive study of Russian architecture in English, of interest to both scholars and general audiences. Illustrated with photographs taken by Brumfield, "The History of Russian Architecture" is divided into four parts: the early medieval period up to the Mongol invasion; the revival of architecture...
- Contributor: Brumfield, William
- Date: 2005-12-01
Film, VideoFirst Dads: Parenting & Politcs from George Washington to Barack Obama Journalist and historian Joshua Kendall discussed his new book, "First Dads: Parenting and Politics from George Washington to Barack Obama."
- Contributor: Kendall, Joshua
- Date: 2016-05-17
Film, VideoFilipino Americans: The Other Asian Americans Author and poet Jon Pineda discussed the Filipino American experience within the context of his work.
- Contributor: Pineda, Jon
- Date: 2016-10-06
Film, VideoRenaissance Dance: Pavane (pavan) steps for moving forward videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:24 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford, dancer; Susan Manus, violin. Music: "Belle qui tiens ma vie" from Arbeau. See: pas simple p. 27 recto - 27 verso, pas double p. 27 verso in Arbeau, Thoinot. Orchesographie, (#219), Videorecording (Form). Videoreel (Form).
Film, VideoJeannette Walls: 2009 National Book Festival New York Times best-selling author Jeannette Walls appears at the National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Walls, Jeannette
- Date: 2009-09-26
Film, VideoDorie Ann Ladner and Joyce Ladner oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C., 2011 September 20. Doris and Joyce Ladner discuss organizing for the March on Washington with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Dorie Ladner recalls her work with SNCC in Natchez, Mississippi, and the murder and trial of Medgar Evers. They both remember growing up in Palmers Crossing, Mississippi, their family history, joining the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) youth chapter led by Clyde...
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Ladner, Dorie - Mosnier, Joseph - Ladner, Joyce A.
- Date: 2011
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Film, VideoFacts or Fictions: The Mysteries of Renaissance Cartography This two-day conference celebrates the 500th anniversary of Martin Waldseemüller's Carta Marina, one of the great masterpieces of Renaissance cartography, and focuses on some of the most mysterious maps of the Medieval and Early Modern periods. First of four sessions.
- Contributor: Seaver, Kirsten - Wood, Stephanie - Ehrenberg, Ralph E. - Hessler, John - Olshin, Ben
- Date: 2016-10-06
Film, VideoJuan Felipe Herrera: National Book Festival 2020 Juan Felipe Herrera was the 21st United States Poet Laureate from 2015 to 2017 and the first Hispanic poet to serve in the position. His newest poetry collection, which is launching at this festival, is "Every Day We Get More Illegal" (City Lights). He reads from it here in the poem "Color Tense (a fracture of power and paradigm)."
- Contributor: Herrera, Juan Felipe
- Date: 2020-09-26
Film, VideoFireboat "New Yorker" in action
Fireboat "New Yorker" in action--excerpts A demonstration by the famous fireboat "New Yorker." The picture shows the fireboat with all its nozzles spurting water as it goes back and forth in front of the camera. Put in service on February 1, 1891 as Engine Company 57, the "New Yorker" was stationed at the Battery near Castle Garden, where her crew lived aboard. She was 125 feet long, 25 feet...
- Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Smith, James Blair
- Date: 1903
Film, VideoRiver of Words Award Ceremony 2012 Ten remarkable young poets and artists -- ranging in age from 7 to 16 -- and more than a dozen national finalists were honored at the 17th annual River of Words International Youth Creativity Awards.
- Contributor: Hass, Robert
- Date: 2012-04-23
Film, VideoThe morning alarm
Harrisburg fire run "Shows chief in his buggy, followed by fire engines, hose carts, hook and ladder, insurance patrol and a chemical engine. Horses snorting, plunging and galloping at full speed, directly toward the screen. The finiest fire engine scene ever taken"--Edison films catalog no. 105.
- Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Heise, William - White, James H. (James Henry)
- Date: 1896
Photo, Print, Drawing[People riding on elephants] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
- Date: 1925
Film, VideoSue Monk Kidd: 2009 National Book Festival New York Times best-selling author Sue Monk Kidd appears at the National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Monk Kidd, Sue
- Date: 2009-09-26
Film, VideoMemo to the President-Elect: How We Can Restore America's Reputation and Leadership The president faces daunting tasks in shaping and maintaining America's core relationships with other nations around the world. In her new book, Madeleine Albright, United States secretary of state from 1997 to 2001, offers guidance for the occupant of the White House--and insights for voters to think about when deciding who that person should be. Much more than a set of policy prescriptions, Albright's...
- Contributor: Albright, Madeleine
- Date: 2008-05-06
Film, VideoJulia Glass: 2009 National Book Festival Fiction writer and freelance journalist Julia Glass appears at the National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Glass, Julia
- Date: 2009-09-26
Film, VideoDunedin Consort Scotland's Dunedin Consort, led by harpsichordist and organist John Butt, a pre-eminent Bach scholar, performs selected cantatas and concerti of Johann Sebastian Bach. Program: Orchestral Suite in B Minor, BWV 1067 [05:40]; "Widerstehe doch der Sünde," BWV 54 (Meg Bragle, mezzo-soprano) [27:45]; Brandenburg Concerto no. 4 in G major BWV 1049 [42:05]; "Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust," BWV 170 (Meg Bragle, mezzo soprano) [1:04:30]; Brandenburg...
- Contributor: Dunedin Consort
- Date: 2020-01-30
Film, VideoDisinformation & the Threat to Democracy Anne Applebaum discussed the challenge facing democracies from disinformation campaigns and what might be done about it.
- Contributor: Applebaum, Anne
- Date: 2018-05-09
Film, VideoCitizen gangster
Edwin Boyd Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Frustrated with his financial situation and public indifference towards veterans, WWII vet Edwin Boyd turns to robbing banks to support his family and gain notoriety.
- Contributor: Ifc Films - Durand, Kevin - Reilly, Kelly - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress) - Speedman, Scott - Fletcher, Brendan - Mpi Media Group - Entertainment One (Firm : Canada) - Black, Allison - Cross, Joseph - Morlando, Nathan
- Date: 2012
Film, VideoTom Mauchahty-Ware with Thomas Ware, III and Chester Tieyah, Jr. Kiowa and Comanche Music and Dance videorecording | videorecording ; 16 min | Forms part of Legends and Legacies: A Concert and Symposium Celebrating Joe Wilson and the NCTA Collection (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
- Contributor: Library of Congress - Ware, Tom - Mauchahty-Ware, Tom - Tieyah, Chester
- Date: 2009