Quote Originally Posted by Kino View Post
Good idea but just be aware that the Library of Congress is NOT the National Archives; two very different organizations.

The LOC is (literally) the Library of Congress and, as such, have different access policies than that of the National Archives and Record Administration.

www.loc.gov

http://www.archives.gov/

NARA has all the public domain films you can copy for free, because they were paid for by taxpayers; the LOC has no obligation to make any collections available, but tend to be very open about access.
Interesting thanks for clearing that up!