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Summary: Four theatrical families of the 1980's recreate the most wanted criminal families of the 1860's. This portrayal of the Jesse James gang is a rapidfire succession of thrilling moments -- the bandits' lightning attacks on banks, trains and stagecoaches ; their hairbreadth escapes from the law ; Jesse's jubilant wedding celebration ; and the tragic Great Northfield, Minnesota raid.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment Inc. 2001

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Long 2001

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

Summary: Nat Turner is a literate American slave and preacher. His financially strained owner accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to subdue unruly slaves. But as Nat witnesses countless atrocities, he orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2017

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BIR

Summary: A family saga focusing on the lives of the Macahan family in the Old West. Their stories are played out against a realistic recreation of the American West in that lusty, hard-hitting period when laws were frequently broken and progress was charted by individual suffering and survival.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2013

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

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Summary: A spoof of every western film cliche in which a black man is appointed sheriff of a frontier town.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2004

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BLA

Summary: Explore one of the most powerful and defining chapters in American history. This powerful epic adventure unfolds as told through the struggles, triumphs, and heartaches of two families as they journey in search of the American dream. The Wheelers venture west from Virginia in 1825, while the Lakota tribe grapples with the arrival of white settlers; the story continues over the next 65 years,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 2005

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

Crichton, Michael

Summary: A tale set in the Wild West during the golden age of fossil hunting follows the exploits of two ambitious paleontologists who sabotage each others' careers in a rivalry that came to be known as the Bone Wars.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CRI

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CRI

Summary: Only a plea to President Lincoln can help when the father of a plantation girl is arrested and charged with espionage against the Yankees.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Sh 9

Cooke, Sarah E.

Contents: G. Winter, Artist / Christian F. Feest -- George Winter: Mirror of Acculturation / R. David Edmunds -- Catalog of the George Winter Collection Located at the Tippecanoe County Historical Association, Lafayette, Indiana / Sarah E. Cooke and Rachel B. Ramadhyani. Images of Indiana Potawatomis & Miamis with Related Views. Identified Landscapes. Unidentified Landscapes. Animal & Sporting Studies....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Indiana Historical Society, in cooperation with the Tippecanoe County Historical Association 1993

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.13 COO

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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Summary: A biographical drama of one of the most controversial public figures of his time, General Douglas MacArthur.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2001

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

Todras, Ellen H.

Summary: Investigates how early settlers traveled west towards the Pacific in wagon trains, and examines the hardships they faced and the towns they founded.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kingfisher 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 978.02 TOD

Summary: By 1876, most of the nation's American Indians had been forcibly relocated to reservation land. In the Dakota Territory, Red Cloud had settled his people on the great Sioux Reservation, becoming wards of the government. Other Sioux leaders saw this as defeat and continued to live in the traditional way, with legendary resistance. Then an economic depression struck, and gold was discovered in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2011

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BUR

Crichton, Michael

Summary: The year is 1876. Among the warring Indian tribes and lawless gold-rush towns of America's western territories, two paleontologists pillage the Wild West. They are hunting for dinosaur fossils, while surveilling, deceiving and sabotaging each other in a rivalry that will come to be known as the Bone Wars. Into this treacherous territory plunges the arrogant and entitled Yale student William...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CRI

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION CRI

Crichton, Michael

Summary: The year is 1876. Among the warring Indian tribes and lawless gold-rush towns of America's western territories, two paleontologists pillage the Wild West. They are hunting for dinosaur fossils, while surveilling, deceiving and sabotaging each other in a rivalry that will come to be known as the Bone Wars. Into this treacherous territory plunges the arrogant and entitled Yale student William...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2017

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

Summary: Scarlett O'Hara is the daughter of a wealthy southern plantation owner. Ashley is the love of her life, but he is going to marry his cousin Melanie Hamilton. At a barbecue at Twelve Oaks, Scarlett meets Rhett Butler. News of the Civil War starting arrives at the barbecue. As the war continues, Scarlett becomes a widow, all while still pining for Ashley. After the war, Scarlett travels to her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Gone 2009

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: MOVIE DVD GON

Summary: Play Misty for me: A radio disc jockey becomes the victim of psychotic obsession when he tries to end a torrid love affair with a fan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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

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Summary: Wayne plays ex-Confederate soldier Ethan Edwards, an Indian-hater who believes more in bullets than words. He's out to find his young niece, who's been taken captive by the renegade Comanches who massacred her family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1997

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Summary: This is the story of General Custer from the time he enters West Point military academy, through the American Civil War, and finally to his death at Little Big Horn. The battle against Chief Crazy Horse is portrayed as a crooked deal between politicians and a corporation which wants the land Custer gave to the Indians.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2005

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA THE

Summary: In the uproarious eighth season, the arrival of baby Marvin reminds Marshall and Lily of things they need, like sleep, better jobs and sex. Meanwhile Barney uses his playbook to win over Robin, but not her scary dad. Marshall tries to right a wrong in court in hopes of becoming a judge, and Robin's past is judged. Ted designs an amazing building, and also has designs on Barney's half-sister....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series How 2013

Summary: A fact-based, rough and tumble western depicting a young and energetic Theodore Roosevelt leading his legendary Rough Riders in their fight against oppressive Spanish rule at the turn of the 20th century.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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

Blum, Howard.

Summary: Set in the last decade of the nineteenth century, this true tale of the last frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush describes a mystery surrounding the disappearance of gold bars stolen from the Treadmill Mine in Juneau, Alaska. Without clues, it appears the crime may never be solved, but Charlie Siringo of the Pinkerton Agency sets out on a rugged cross-country odyssey to catch the thieves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Trade 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978.02 BLU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 978.02 Blum 2010

Summary: The more things change, the more things get interesting in this all-new hilarious season. Ted's search for 'the one' continues while Marshall and Lily hope to become parents, Barney makes an uproariously awkward attempt to find his real father, and Robin finally feels like a true New Yorker.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2011

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Catton, Bruce

Summary: This is the story of Lincoln's famous army of the Potomac during the early years of the Civil War, when it was under the command of General George B. McClellan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1951

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 CAT

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