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Miller, Donald L.

Summary: An award-winning historian surveys the astonishing cast of characters who helped turn Manhattan into the world capital of commerce, communication and entertainment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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

Miller, Donald L.

Summary: Miller surveys the astonishing cast of characters who helped turn Manhattan into the world capital of commerce, communication and entertainment.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 974.7 MIL

Lerner, Michael A.

Summary: Presents a study of the impact of prohibition on New York, describing how it led to a clash between proponents of personal liberty and advocates of societal reform and how officials were unable to enforce the ban on alcohol.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.4 LER

McCann, Colum

Summary: When an Irish immigrant is killed, building the 1910s New York subway, a black co-worker supports his family, marrying the widow. The story is contrasted with today's subway, a place not of hope, but despair.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

Hamm, Jon

Summary: Follows the lives of the workers at a 1960s New York advertising agency.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2012

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ma 5

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Mad Men 2013 S.5

Summary: "For the first time in print, rich, provocative first-hand stories of life in the Bronx in the twentieth century. In Bronx Faces and Voices, sixteen men and women tell their personal, uncensored stories of the New York City borough--before, during, and after the troubled years of arson, crime, abandonment, and flight in the 1970s and 1980s. The voices in this volume are as eclectic as the Bronx...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Texas Tech University Press 2014

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974 BRO

Pietrusza, David

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf Publishers 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1 PIE

Lester, Natasha

Summary: When Fabienne Bissette attends the annual Met Gala for an exhibit honoring her grandmother Estella, a famed designer, she begins to learn more about her grandmother's past, uncovering a story of tragedy, heartbreak, and secrets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Kohn, Edward P. (Edward Parliament)

Summary: The 1896 New York heat wave that killed almost 1,500 people in ten oppressively hot days coincided with a pitched presidential contest between William McKinley and the upstart Democrat William Jennings Bryan, who arrived in New York City at the height of the catastrophe. As historian Edward P. Kohn shows, Bryan's hopes for the presidency began to flag amidst the abhorrent heat just as a bright...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2010

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