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Petersen, Christine.

Summary: Explores the everyday life of a colonial miller and his responsibilities, social practices, and importance to the community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 664.72 PET

Shreve, Anita.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1999

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Shrev

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Shrev

Shreve, Anita.

Summary: In 1890s Boston, a 15-year-old upper-class girl is banished to a convent following an affair with a married doctor which left her pregnant. The girl is forced to surrender the child for adoption, but she subsequently goes to court to recuperate it, and eventually marries the doctor. A study in the mores and manners of the day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC SHR

Stillman, Deanne

Summary: Documents the unlikely friendship between Buffalo Bill Cody and Sitting Bull, tracing the events of their brief but important collaboration during Cody's 1880s Wild West Show, the impact of Little Big Horn, and Sitting Bull's assassination in 1890.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978 STIL

Paul, Joel R.

Summary: Documents the machinations of three individuals in their efforts to win the American Revolution, tracing their applications of espionage to smuggle weapons and supplies while spinning a web of international political intrigue.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.385 PAU

Mort, T. A. (Terry A.)

Summary: In the summer of 1874, Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer led an expedition of some 1000 troops and more than one hundred wagons into the Black Hills of South Dakota. This fascinating work of narrative history tells the little-known story of this exploratory mission and reveals how it set the stage for the climactic Battle of the Little Bighorn two years later. What is the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.8 MOR

Dunnigan, Brian Leigh.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: OVS 977.4923 DUN

Summary: Carousel: Billy Bigelow, a smooth-talking carny barker falls in love with a millworker. He wants a better life for his family, but he goes about it the wrong way and is killed during a robbery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS CAR

Smith, Jay M.

Summary: "Examines athletic-academic corruption at UNC-Chapel Hill and in NCAA athletics"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796 SMI

Byron, M. Christine

Contents: The Mackinac Straits Region -- Mackinaw City -- Crossing the Straits -- St. Ignace -- Mackinac Island.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arbutus Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 977.4923 BRY
1 available in Adult, Call number: OVS 977.4923 BYR

Bangs, Jeremy Dupertuis

Summary: Transcriptions of more than four hundred Native American land conveyances from Plymouth Colony court records are now accessible to researchers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New England Historic Genealogical Society 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.373 Bangs

Beasley, Jerry C.

Contents: 1. Fiction in the 1740s: backgrounds, topics, strategies -- 2. Romance and the "new" novels of Richardson, Fielding, and Smollett -- 3. Fiction as contemporary history -- 4. Fiction as contemporary biography: tales of low life -- 5. Fiction as contemporary biography: records of spiritual life -- 6. "Novelistic" fiction in the 1740s -- 7. Fiction as artifice: the achievement of Henry Fielding.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Georgia Press 1982

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL RM 823.5 BEA

45 holds on 12 copies

Summary: Early eighteenth-century England is at war with the French. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne, and her friend Lady Sarah tends to her ill health. When a new servant Abigail arrives, Sarah takes her under her wing, and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become time-consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps in to fill in as the Queen's companion....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2019

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Bailey, Katharine

Summary: Radisson and des Groseilliers were French explorers and fur traders. Their discoveries led to the creation of the Hudson Bay Company, Canada's oldest corporation and one of the oldest merchant companies in the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 971.01 BAI

Lewis, Kenneth E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 333.3 LEW

Petersen, Christine.

Summary: Explores the everyday life of a colonial tanner and his responsibilities, social practices, and importance to the community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 675.23 PET

Summary: Throughout history, musicians and musical works have reflected the fashion, culture, and social attitudes of their times. Music today is more diversified than ever, from the megahits of teen pop stars to the depth and emotionality of gospel choirs to the tones and textures produced by large-scale orchestras. Add to this the unstoppable forces of MySpace, YouTube, the iPod, and a rapidly...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: From the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, this production of Shakespeare's rollicking classic battle of the sexes stars Len Cariou as Petruchio, the strutting male chauvinist suitor who sets out to undermine the spirit of young Katharina. Taped before a live audience, this production is treated in a solidly traditional fashion by British stage director Peter Dews, retaining the integrity of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1982

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Summary: An intimate look inside a living time capsule, this program explores the planning and reconstruction of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, presenting a day in the working life of the unique artistic institution. The video guides viewers through the facility, painstakingly designed and built to resemble the original Elizabethan playhouse, and offers commentary from the actors, artisans, and educators...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Dollarhide, William.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage Quest Genealogical Service 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference, Call number: R 973.0421 DOL

Robinson, Charles M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 970.3 ROB

Wideman, John Edgar

Summary: "In The Louis Till File, John Edgar Wideman searches for Louis Till, a silent victim of American injustice. Wideman's personal interaction with the story began when he learned of Emmett’s murder in 1955; Wideman was also fourteen years old. After reading decades later about Louis’s execution, he couldn’t escape the twin tragedies of father and son, and tells their stories together for the first...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 TIL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TILL, LOUIS WID

Liesch, Matthew.

Summary: Situated on the south shore of Lake Superior, the Gogebic Iron Range of Michigan and Wisconsin exudes a strong sense of place. During the 1880s, a mining boom lured settlers, investment, and controversy. Investors from Milwaukee, Chicago, and Cleveland hoped to become rich, but many were pulled into scams or poorly managed mines and ended up losing their money. After iron stocks crashed, mining...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcadia Pub. 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977.4983 LIE

Summary: Introduces 6 main characters of the American Revolution. Promotes interest in reading of biography with comedy, tragedy, error, foolishness, courage and persistence that is relevant to life today.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weston Woods 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV JEA