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Dana, Juliette Starr

Contents: "Worth a Pilgrimage": July 15-July 20, New York State -- "The Mad Tumult": July 21-July 23, Niagara -- "Lost in the Distance": July 23-July 28, Lakes Erie and Huron, Detroit -- "A Fatiguing Scramble": July 28-July 31, Mackinac -- "Wild Looking Places": August 1-August 3, Sault Ste. Marie -- "Boundary of Civilization": August 4-August 15, Lake Superior -- "Very Rough": August 16-August 22, Lake...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.704 DAN

Summary: Tom Bodett explores the trails that extended America's frontiers. He follows the footsteps and wagon ruts of rugged pioneers, dauntless homesteaders, reclusive mountain men, and stop-at-nothing gold hunters as they explored, settled, and worked the new land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2002

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6 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 AME 1
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Call number: 917.3 AME 3
Call number: 917.3 AME 4
Call number: 917.3 AME 5
Call number: 917.3 AME 6

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

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS

Millard, Candice.

Summary: The true story of Theodore Roosevelt's harrowing 1914 exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth, a black, uncharted tributary of the Amazon that snakes through one of the most treacherous jungles in the world. Indians armed with poison-tipped arrows haunt its shadows; piranhas glide through its waters; boulder-strewn rapids turn the river into a roiling cauldron. After his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 918.1 Mil

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Survival Millard

Summary: Morning glory: A small-town community-theatre actress comes to New York dreaming of theatrical stardom. She amuses a producer and a playwright with her naiviete. Partly out of sympathy, the playwright arranges for her to understudy a troublesome theatrical star. When the star walks out on opening night, the young actress goes on to triumphant success. She is warned not to let it go to her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA KAT

Harmon, Daniel E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2001

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB LA SALLE HAR

Eckert, Allan W.

Summary: Recreates events which actually occurred in the opening up of the Northwest Territory in the period 1700 to 1900 based on written documents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jesse Stuart Foundation 2001

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Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 SWA

Summary: Into the Amazon tells the remarkable story of the journey taken by President Theodore Roosevelt and legendary Brazilian explorer Cândido Rondon into the heart of the South American rain forest to chart an unexplored tributary of the Amazon. Two of the most celebrated men from their respective nations, Roosevelt and Rondon set out with twenty other adventurers in 1914. Over eight eventful weeks...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV INT

Sprague, Marshall.

Summary: Recounts how explorers discovered the Mississippi region and discusses the political, economic, and social factors that led to the Louisiana Purchase.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1974

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.46 SPR

Summary: A small-town Michigan lawyer takes on a difficult case: that of a young Army lieutenant accused of murdering the local tavern owner who he believes raped his wife. A gripping, envelope-pushing courtroom drama, Anatomy of a murder was groundbreaking for the frankness of its discussion of sex. More than anything else, it is a striking depiction of the power of words. With its outstanding...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2012

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ANA

Twain, Mark

Summary: Discover the magic of life on the Mississippi. At once a romantic history of a mighty river, an autobiographical account of Mark Twain's early steamboat days, and a storehouse of humorous anecdotes and sketches, Life on the Mississippi is the raw material from which Twain wrote his finest novel: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn .

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Easton Press 1972

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.4 TWA

Barber, John Warner

Summary: "Barber and Howe go west! This 1868 collaboration from American historians John Warner Barber (1798-1885) and Henry Howe (1816-1893) surveys twenty-one states (Alabama, Arkansas, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia, and Wisconsin) and nine territories...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New England Historic Genealogical Society 2019

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 973 BAR

Harmon, Daniel E.

Summary: Describes the journey of two Frenchman and five other men down the Mississippi River to discover the river flows into the Gulf of Mexico not the Pacific Ocean as believed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2002

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 977.01 HAR

Twain, Mark, 1835-1911

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Project Gutenberg 2004

Englar, Mary.

Summary: Provides the history of French Colonies in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.018 ENG

Barry, John M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1997

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Twain, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Reader's Digest Association 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.4 TWA

Krakel, Dean

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sierra Club Books 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.875 KRA

Millard, Candice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 918.113 Millard

Gordon, Alice.

Summary: Historic towns, buildings, and natural wonders.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stewart, Tabori & Chang 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.64 TEXAS GOR

Baierlein, E. R. (Edward R.)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 266.4177 BAI

Summary: This series covers America's history from the age of Pre-Columbian Native Americans, through European discovery, colonization, independence, the forging of a young nation, and the settling of the American frontier. Students will look at the history of the United States from a new perspective, as they explore the events that have shaped modern American society. Professor Linwood Thompson is the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 EAR
3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 1
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 2
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 3

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