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Amidon, Ervan L. (Ervan Lloyd)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anundsen Pub. Co. 2007

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.2 PABST Amidon

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
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: They were the most legendary and respected politicians, statesmen and warriors of history's first republic since the days of ancient Rome. They were also traitors and smugglers, rabble rousers and hot-heads, unfaithful husbands and prodigious drinkers. Our "Founding Fathers" were, in fact, human beings. Gain a fascinating glimpse behind the images on the marble busts and faces on our dollar...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2000

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Fo

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

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

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

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
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Brookhiser, Richard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2002

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 BRO

Brookhiser, Richard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2002

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

Summary: A fresh and relevant narrative about the men who led this country through change and the lives they affected, from an early idea of democracy to our first African-American President.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2010

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

Summary: Volume 1 begins with a look at two of the many crises faced by George Washington during his term as America's first president. At a time when any conflict had the potential to dissolve the fragile union, Washington surrounded himself with brilliant men who were bound by their undying devotion to America, but who were often bitterly divided about how best to serve their common cause. Volume 2...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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

Di Bonaventura, Allegra.

Summary: Uses the diary of an American colonial in pre-Revolutionary New England to discuss slavery, the family, and everyday life of the time period.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 974.602 DIB

Isenberg, Nancy

Summary: "John and John Quincy Adams: rogue intellectuals, unsparing truth tellers, too uncensored for their own political good. They held that political participation demanded moral courage. They did not seek popularity (and it showed). They lamented the fact that hero worship in America substituted idolatry for results, and they made it clear that they were talking about Benjamin Franklin, George...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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Summary: This series of lectures introduces the greatest of universal museums. Its aim is not comprehensive. The focus is narrowed to the Department of Paintings, which is responsible for European paintings from the Middle Ages until the mid-19th century. These works of art form an encyclopedic summary of the achievements of painters that can be called the single most important such collection in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2006

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 708.4 MUS
Call number: DVD 708.4 MUS

Summary: A 1940s Los Angeles detective hounds his monsignor brother about a pious pimp's tie to grisly murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers--General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson--in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JOH NOT RATED

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Series John 2008

Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: Many first couples have come and gone, but John and Abigail Adams continue to be the quintessential American couple. Historian Ellis dissects hundreds of personal letters that were passed between John and Abigail throughout their relationship, from the earliest days of revolution to the time of Adams' presidency.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 920 ELL

Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: The Pulitzer Prize-winning, best-selling author of "Founding Brothers" and "His Excellency" brings America's preeminent first couple to life in a moving and illuminating narrative that sweeps through the American Revolution and the republic's tenuous early years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 ADAMS, ABIGAIL & JOHN ELL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 ELL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.4 ELL

Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: Through their correspondence, John and Abigail Adams' relationship unfolds in the context of America's birth as a nation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 920 ADAMS, JOHN Ellis

Woodward, Bill.

Summary: History of lumbermen and lumbering operations during the 1800s, and on Civilian Conservation Corps activities from 1933 to 1942, in the northern Lower Peninsula of Michigan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Woodward & Woodward Publishing 0000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4 WOO
1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: R NEL 977.4 WOO

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MI 977.4 Woodward 2017

Kleinman, Paul

Summary: Presents an introduction to philosophy, covering the origins of the discipline, some of the major figures of the past, and philosophical issues which still continue to be debated in the present day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2013

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 100 KLE

Limbaugh, Rush H.

Summary: "America is now a free country. Rush Revere, his horse, Liberty, and the time-traveling crew ride back again to witness to the early American presidents George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson in action!"--Book jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions, an imprint of Simon and Schuster, Inc. 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC LIM

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LIM

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION LIM

Didion, Joan.

Summary: ""Life changes fast. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends." These were among the first words Joan Didion wrote in January 2004. Her daughter was lying unconscious in an intensive care unit, a victim of pneumonia and septic shock. Her husband, John Gregory Dunne, was dead. The night before New Year's Eve, while they were sitting down to dinner, he suffered a massive and fatal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.54 DID

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.54 DID

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.54 Did

Didion, Joan.

Summary: [In this book, the author] explores an intensely personal yet universal experience: a portrait of a marriage - and a life, in good times and bad - that will speak to anyone who has ever loved a husband or wife or child. Several days before Christmas 2003, John Gregory Dunne and Joan Didion saw their only daughter, Quintana, fall ill with what seemed at first flu, then pneumonia, then complete...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge 2005

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 813.54 DID

Limbaugh, Rush H.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: When one of the time-traveling crew is running for student-body president at Manchester Middle School, Rush Revere takes them back in history to witness the election and leadership of our first three presidents.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD J LIM

Vidal, Gore

Summary: An irreverent treatment of this hallowed history takes readers into the drawing rooms and bedrooms of these three giant figures in American history, examining their everyday concerns as well as critical decisions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2003

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