« In April 2009, the Library of Congress launched a pilot project on the online video portal YouTube to offer selected items from its collections of early motion pictures, along with recordings of Library-sponsored events, lectures and concerts. Through this pilot, the Library — home to over 1.2 million film, television, and video items — is sharing items from the Library’s collections with people who enjoy video but might not visit the Library’s own Web site » (http://www.loc.gov)
Pour l’heure, la Bibliothèque offre une petite centaine de vidéos sur Youtube. Parmi elles:
Jennifer Cutting describes and displays some of the folk traditions surrounding May Day (May 1) in Britain and the United States. Jennifer Cutting is a folklife specialist in the American Folklife…
Sheridan Harvey explores the evolution of « Rosie the Riveter » and discusses the lives of real women workers in World War II.