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Summary: "The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames is widely regarded as America's most important designers. Perhaps best remembered for their mid-century plywood and fiberglass furniture, the Eames Office also created a mind-bending variety of other products ... But their personal lives and influence on significant events in American life ... has been less widely understood. Narrated by James...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC EAM

Summary: Charles and Ray Eames are American designers of the 20th century, best known for their groundbreaking contributions to architecture, furniture design, industrial design and manufacturing, and the photographic arts. They were also prolific filmmakers. The legacy of the husband and wife team includes more than 100 short films that reflect the breadth and depth of interests and the integrity of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FIL

Summary: Powers of ten ... illustrates a picnic in Chicago and then begins moving ten times farther out every ten seconds, until our own galaxy is visible only as a speck of light. Then, we move inward into the hand of a sleeping picnicker with ten times more magnification every ten seconds. A rough sketch ... is an earlier version of the same concept illustrated in Powers of ten. 901, after 45 years of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pyramid Film & Video 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FIL

Summary: The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames are widely regarded as America's most important designers. Perhaps best remembered for their mid-century plywood and fiberglass furniture, the Eames Office also created a mindbending variety of other products, from splints for wounded military during World War II, to photography, interiors, multi-media exhibits, graphics, games, films and toys....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2011

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Dunlap, Annette

Summary: Charles Gates Dawes: A Life is the first comprehensive biography of an American in whose fascinating story contemporary readers can follow the struggles and triumphs of early twentieth-century America and Europe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Northwestern University Press and the Evanston History Center 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DAWES, CHARLES GATES DUN

Summary: Complilation of 7 films with introduction to the work of designers Charles and Ray Eames. 'Toccata for toy trains' is a trip through a world of antique toys, and toy trains. 'House : after five years of living' illustrates the home and studio designed and built by Charles Eames on a hill in California overlooking the ocean. 'Lucia chase vignette' follows a sister chasing her brother through the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pyramid Film & Video 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FIL

Murray, Alison

Summary: "Hare is the fastest on the farm. Tortoise is as slow as they go. So when they decide to have a race, Hare is certain to win ... isn't he? Alison Murray offers an enchanting retelling of a much-loved Aesop's fable with a mischievous twist full of fun and stylish charm."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MUR

Gravett, Emily

Summary: "Bear and Hare go fishing, but the trip doesn't turn out the way either one expects"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE GRA

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GRA