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Summary: Set in the ruthless world of San Francisco in the late 1800s, rival Chinatown crime families are pitted against each other, against the police, and against an overtly racist white working class.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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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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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
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Summary: A statement on a business card is adorned with a chess-piece knight and heralds the professional services of Paladin. Based at the Hotel Carlton in San Francisco, and assisted by his manservant, Hey Boy, Paladin is an intelligent yet mysterious loner as well as a man of many talents, including detective, bodyguard, courier, sleuth and bounty hunter. When the situation is desperate, Paladin is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment/CBS DVD 2004

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

Summary: Set in San Francisco's Chinatown in the late 1950's. Pretty Mei Li has stowed away on a Chinese steamer with her professor father to become a mail-order bride for nightclub owner Sammy Fong. Sammy, however, is completely infatuated with saucy showgirl Linda Low, who is intent on making him jealous enough to propose to her. As Sammy sets out to assign his marriage contract (and Mei Li) to Wang...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2006

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

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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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
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Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

Messner, Kate

Summary: This time Ranger, the time-traveling Golden retriever, finds himself in San Francisco in the middle of the great 1906 earthquake, and his mission is obviously to get a young Chinese immigrant, Lily Chen, to safety, but as they make their way through the ruined and burning city Ranger finds that he must also accomplish something else--finding Lily, who was sold as a servant by her parents, a new...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION MES

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Summary: From their uniquely-equipped office at SFPD headquarters, Chief Ironside continues to lead his special police unit, fighting crime others cannot. His crack team includes Sgt. Ed Brown, ex-con-turned-assistant Mark Sanger and beautiful policewoman Eve Whitfield.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2010

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

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Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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

Chippendale, Lisa A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 979.461 CHI

Talbot, David

Summary: Traces the story of San Francisco in the latter half of the twentieth century, covering topics ranging from the civil rights movement and pop culture to the 49ers and famous crime cases.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.09794 TAL

Summary: Left wheelchair-bound by a sniper's bullet, long-time San Francisco Chief of Detectives, Robert T. Ironside, becomes the head of his own special police unit. Operating from a specially equipped office at SFPD headquarters, Ironside fights crime using intelligence and action. His crack team includes Sgt. Ed Brown, ex-con-turned-assistant Mark Sanger, and beautiful policewoman Eve Whitfield.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2007

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

Summary: He's the man in black willing to face any kind of trouble-for a price. Paladin knows countless languages, is a master of the fighting arts, and one of the fastest guns in the West. He appreciates fine food, beautiful women, and the refined lifestyle of San Francisco. But, at a moment's notice, this gunslinger will hit the trail, daring to do what few men would-or could. From the desolate desert...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2013

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

Summary: From their uniquely-equipped office at SFPD headquarters, Chief Ironside continues to lead his special police unit, fighting crime others can't. His crack team includes Sgt. Ed Brown, ex-con-turned-assistant Mark Sanger and beautiful policewoman Eve Whitfield.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

Summary: The dynamic relationship between the longtime cop-turned-homicide detective and his whip-smart protǧ ťakes a serious turn as they pursue an ever-widening circle of devious prison-gang kingpins, murderous land developers, female vigilantes and narcs gone bad. But whether it's calming turf wars or chasing leads, they're committed to keeping the Golden Gate city a safer place for all.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Paramount Pictures] 2012

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

Blundell, Judy.

Summary: It is 1906, and when her family is cheated out of their tavern, fourteen-year-old Minnie Bonner is forced to become a maid to the Sump family, who are moving to San Francisco--three weeks before the great earthquake.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC BLU

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y DA BLU

Summary: At the center of this hard-hitting television drama is Lt. Mike Stone, assigned to the homicide detail of the San Francisco Police Dept., and his young, energetic partner, Inspector Steve Keller. In this volume, Stone and Keller confront a hired assassin, a ruthless bank robber, and a trio of escaped convicts.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: A shy San Francsico librarian and a clumsy detective fall in love as they attempt to solve a crime that involves drawfs, albinos and the church.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2004

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Kurzman, Dan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 2002

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 979.461 KUR

Summary: When two fathers find themselves out of work, they decide to start a day care center. When their business starts to take off, the head of a competing prestigious children's academy tries, with hilarious results, to put them out of business.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD DAD

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Daddy 2003

Hoobler, Dorothy

Summary: "In this addition to the What Was? series, kids will experience what it was like to be in San Francisco in 1906 when the ground buckled in a major, catastrophic earthquake. One early April morning in 1906, the people of San Francisco were jolted awake by a mammoth earthquake--one that registered 7.8 on the Richter Scale. Not only was there major damage from the quake itself but broken gas lines...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 979 HOO

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 HOO

Summary: Detective Harry Callahan has a new partner, Inspector Kate Moore, who has two jobs: tracking down a band of armed-and-wacko terrorists and winning Harry's confidence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2008

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE ENF

Summary: Chris Gardner is an intelligent, energetic guy who can't catch a break. In the sluggish Bay Area economy of 1981, he's losing ground, by investing all his family's money in high cost bone-density scanners. His wife leaves him, he loses his apartment, and with his 5-year-old son in tow joins the ranks of the homeless, if not the hopeless. Bounced from shelter to shelter, he finds himself a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Pursuit 2007

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

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Summary: In South Boston, the state police force are waging a war on Irish-American organized crime. Undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate, which is run by gangland chief Frank Costello. Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there are moles in their midst, Billy and the other mole are suddenly thrust...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD DEP

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Departed 2007