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Laxton, Edward.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.5081 LAX

Holzer, Harold

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Summary: "From acclaimed Abraham Lincoln historian Harold Holzer, a groundbreaking account of Lincoln's grappling with the politics of immigration against the backdrop of the Civil War. In the three decades before the Civil War, some ten million foreign-born people settled in the United States, forever altering the nation's demographics, culture, and--perhaps most significantly--voting patterns....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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Summary: An American tail: While emigrating to the United States, a young Russian mouse gets separated from his family and must relocate them while trying to survive in a new country.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ANA

Summary: As with many historic American figures of the 19th century, Sojourner Truth's story is incomplete and somewhat mythical, a fact compounded by her having been born a slave. This detailed program traces the lifelong odyssey of a woman who literally walked out of bondage, changed her name in 1843, and traveled the country as an abolitionist and women's rights advocate. Along the way she would meet...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Thompson, Neal

Summary: Today, we remember the Kennedys as an iconic American family - the vanguard of wealth, power, and style rather than as the descendants of poor immigrants. Based on genealogical breakthroughs and previously unreleased records, this is the first book to explore the inspiring story of the poor Irish refugee couple, Patrick and Bridget Kennedy, who escaped famine, created a life together in a city...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 THO

Dollarhide, William.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage Quest Genealogical Service 1997

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1 available in Reference, Call number: R 973.0421 DOL

Jordan, Brian Matthew

Summary: "From a Pulitzer Prize finalist, a pathbreaking history of the Civil War centered on a regiment of immigrants and their brutal experience of the conflict. Brian Matthew Jordan's Marching Home, a "powerful exploration" (Washington Post) of the fates of Union veterans, vaulted him into the first rank of Civil War historians. Now, in A Thousand May Fall, Jordan sends us trundling along dusty roads...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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Brown, Monica

Summary: A powerful and accesible bilingual picture book that highlights "the power and impact of ordinary but dedicated citizens." Every day, thousands of farmworkers harvested the food that ended up on kitchen tables all over the country. But at the end of the day, when the workers sat down to eat, there were only beans on their own tables. Then Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez teamed up. Together they...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG BRO

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG BRO

Wells, Jonathan Daniel

Summary: "Although slavery was outlawed in the northern states in 1827, the illegal slave trade continued in the one place modern readers would least expect, the streets and ports of America's great northern metropolis: New York City. In 'The Kidnapping Club,' historian Jonathan Daniel Wells takes readers to a rapidly changing city rife with contradiction, where social hierarchy clashed with a rising...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bold Type Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 WEL

Bird, Kai

2 holds on 5 copies

Summary: J. Robert Oppenheimer is one of the iconic figures of the twentieth century, a physicist who led the effort to build the atomic bomb for his country in a time of war, and who later found himself confronting the moral consequences of scientific progress. In this biography twenty-five years in the making, Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin capture Oppenheimer's life and times, from his early career to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OPPENHEIMER, J. ROBERT BIR

Hochschild, Adam

Summary: "A character-driven look at a pivotal period in American history, 1917-1920: the tumultuous home front during WWI and its aftermath, when violence broke out across the country thanks to the first Red Scare, labor strife, and immigration battles"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books 2022

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Lanctot, Neil

Summary: "By turns a colorful triptych of three American icons who changed history and the engrossing story of the roots of World War I, The Approaching Storm is a surprising and important story of how and why the United States emerged onto the world stage"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.91 LAN

Summary: Presents three television documentaries that provide an in-depth examination of the presidential campaigns of 1960, 1964, and 1968, based on the books by Theodore H. White, and showing archival footage, behind-the-scenes moments, backroom deals, and scenes from the convention floor that took place during the races between Kennedy and Nixon; Johnson and Goldwater; and Humphrey, Nixon and Wallace.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2011

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MAK

Summary: "For the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower's arrival, a landmark collection of firsthand accounts charting the history of the English newcomers and their fateful encounters with the region's native peoples. For centuries the story of the Pilgrims and the Mayflower has been told and retold -- the landing at Plymouth Rock and the first Thanksgiving, and the decades that followed, as the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2021

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