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Thomas, William G.

Summary: The story of the longest and most complex legal challenge to slavery in American history, in which a number of enslaved families challenged their bondage in court.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.3 THO

Foley, Louise Pledge Heath.

Summary: Information was abstracted from land records and quit rent rolls.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Foley 1974

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3755 Foley VOL. 1

Green, Kristen.

Summary: Combining hard-hitting investigative journalism and a sweeping family narrative, this provocative true story reveals a little-known chapter of American history-- the period after the Brown v. Board of Education decision when one Virginia school system refused to integrate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975 GRE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 975 Green 2015

Cook, William Grover

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cook 1976

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference Office, Call number: R-Gen 929.2 SNOWDEN, Cook

Douglass, Frederick

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Washington Square Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.8092 DOU

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 2

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Crown 2018

Summary: Glimmer of Hope is the official, definitive book from The March for Our Lives founders. Glimmer of Hope tells the story of how a group of teenagers raced to channel their rage and sorrow into action, and went on to create one of the largest youth-led movements in global history. In keeping up with their ongoing fight to end gun-violence in all communities, the student leaders of March for Our...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 363 GLI

Summary: L'Armee des Ombres is a stark and unvarnished story about Resistance fighters in Vichy France in 1942-43 when the French leadership allowed the Nazis to occupy the country. The members of this army are cold, hungry, desperate men and women, with false names and no addresses, who can be betrayed in an instant by a traitor or an accident. They know they will probably die. A meditation on the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ARM

Summary: Cemetery inscroptions of Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anne Arundel Genealogical Society 1982

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3752 GUR

Kooser, Ted.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978.2 KOO

Gurney, John Thomas.

Summary: Cemetery inscriptions of Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anne Arundel Genealogical Society 1975

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3752 GUR

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO NOT RATED

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 1

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Crown 2017

De Capua, Sarah

Summary: Briefly describes the accomplishments of American abolitionists from the seventeenth through the nineteenth centuries as they struggled to end slavery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 326.8 DE C

Somervill, Barbara A.

Summary: In 1839, African slaves who rebelled against their Spanish owners on the Amistad schooner were charged with murder in the United States. This book details the famous U.S. Supreme Court case that ultimately ruled in favor of the black captives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 326.0973 SOM

Glatzer, Jenna

Summary: Tells the story of nineteenth century abolitionist Reverend John Rankin and his brave early efforts working as a conductor on the Underground Railroad, risking his safety and the safety of his family to help nearly two thousand slaves escape from Kentucky to Ohio.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 RAN

McDonough, Yona Zeldis.

Summary: "No one knows where the term Underground Railroad came from--there were no trains or tracks, only "conductors" who helped escaping slaves to freedom. Including real stories about "passengers" on the "Railroad," this book chronicles slaves' close calls with bounty hunters, exhausting struggles on the road, and what they sacrificed for freedom. With black-and-white illustrations throughout and a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7 MCD

McDonough, Yona Zeldis.

Summary: A biography of the ninteenth-century woman who escaped slavery and helped many other slaves get to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2002

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 TUB

Langley, Sharon

Summary: "When Sharon Langley was born, amusement parks were segregated, and African American families were not allowed in. This picture book tells how a community came together--both black and white--to make a change. In the summer of 1963, because of demonstrations and public protests the Gwynn Oak Amusement Park in Maryland became desegregated and opened to all for the first time. Sharon and her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 LAN

Summary: Nat Turner is a literate American slave and preacher. His financially strained owner accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to subdue unruly slaves. But as Nat witnesses countless atrocities, he orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BIR

Firstbrook, P. L. (Peter L.)

Summary: Mallory and Irvine died during their attempt to reach the summit of Mount Everest. Many believed they had achieved it but had then perished during the descent. The debate had raged over 75 years. In May 1999, an expedition sponsored by the BBC set out to climb the North Face of the mountain as they pieced together the dramatic events of the tragedy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ISIS Large Print 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 915.496 FIR

Griswold, Mac K.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 973.41 GRI

Fletcher, Doc.

Summary: The Pine River, well-known for its speed and rapids, and located in the northwest section of the Lower Peninsula, is one of Michigan's most loved and fastest rivers. Let Doc Fletcher take you on a 6 day journey down its challenging waters and through the fascinating history of river and its surroundings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AuthorHouse 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.5 FLE

Peden, Henry C.

Summary: This book is the winner of the 1993 Norris Harris Award. It was compiled for the purpose of serving as a "one volume research tool" for identifying the patriots, soldiers, seamen, and civil officers from Anne Arundel County, Maryland, who served in the Am

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Willow Bend Books 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3752 PED

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