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Summary: Three legendary sidemen played for both Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf: piano player Pinetop Perkins, drummer Willie 'Big Eyes' Smith, and guitarist Hubert Sumlin.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC SID

James, Chris.

Contents: Goodbye, later for you -- Just another kick in the teeth -- I feel so good -- Messin' with white lighnin' -- Before it's too late -- A fact is a fact -- It always can be worse -- I'm gonna stop fooling myself -- Vicksburg blues -- Bobby's rock -- Take it easy (a tribute to Pinetop Perkins) -- Last call woogie.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Earwig Music Company 2013

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD BLUES JAM

Contents: Low down and dirty / (Luther Allison) -- Ernestine / (Koko Taylor) -- Somebody changed the lock / (Junior Wells) -- Take five / (Hound Dog Taylor) -- Cotton picking blues / (Son Seals) -- Let me stir in your pot / (Carey Bell) -- Mama, talk to your daughter / (Magic Slim) -- Cold lonely nights / (Lonnie Brooks) -- Take it easy, baby / (Pinetop Perkins) -- My mind is gone / (Lil' Ed & the Blues...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Alligator Records 2003

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD BLUES CRU

Summary: Levittown's copy is a part of the Bucks County Blues Society collection.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blind Pig Records 0000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD BLUES BLI

Krull, Kathleen

Summary: "Biography of Frances Perkins, the first female member of the presidential cabinet, and architect of much of the New Deal legislation as Secretary of Labor."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books Books for Young Readers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB PERKINS KRU

Contents: Monkey see, monkey do (Coco Montoya) (4:07) -- Drive to survive (Jimmy Thackery & the Drivers) (4:09) -- Think (Magic Slim & the Teardrops) (3:25) -- That spot right there (Carey Bell) (3:32) -- Howlin' at the moon (Debbie Davies) (4:21) -- Tricky woman (Jimmy Rogers) (3:18) -- She's cold as ice (Roy Rogers) (3:57) -- Terraplane blues (John Lee Hooker) (2:53) -- Don't move the mountain (Gospel...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blind Pig Records 1997

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD VA 20th

Summary: In his lifetime, Eakins's artistic reputation suffered from his uncompromising attitude toward convention in art, teaching and society. Now he is acknowledged as one of the greatest of all American painters. Thomas Eakins assesses the full breadth of his genius in its American and European context. The turmoil of his career and his extraordinary authority as a painter are explored through his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Institution Press 1993

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.13 THO

Summary: A stirring drama about the complex friendship and transformative professional relationship between book editor Maxwell Perkins (who discovered F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway) and Thomas Wolfe.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GEN RATED PG-13

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Genius 2016

Summary: In the depths of the Great Depression, Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed Frances Perkins as US Secretary of Labor, the first woman to sit on a presidential cabinet. Against overwhelming odds, she became a driving force behind the New Deal social safety net, including Social Security, the 40-hour workweek, the 8-hour day, minimum wage, and unemployment compensation. Featuring compelling interviews...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SUM

Ben-Joseph, Eran

Summary: As the number of passenger cars in the world increases daily, so too does Earth's supply of parking spaces. In some cities, parking lots cover more than one-third of the metropolitan footprint--but their design and function has not been rethought since the 1950s. Here, urban designer Eran Ben-Joseph shares a different vision for parking's future--aesthetically pleasing, environmentally and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MIT Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.4 BEN

Jenkins, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. Morrow 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 916.62 JEN

Berg, A. Scott (Andrew Scott)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PERKINS, MAXWELL E BER

Gilman, Charlotte Perkins

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Wisconsin Press 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GILMAN, CHARLOTTER PERKINS GIL

Cohen, Adam (Adam Seth)

Summary: Brings to life a fulcrum moment in American history--the tense, feverish first one hundred days of FDR's presidency, when he and his inner circle completely reinvented the role of the federal government in response to the Crash of 1929 and its consequences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 Coh

Perkins, Stan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadblade Press 1984

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 977.4 PER

Jenkins, Peter

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: From New Orleans newlyweds Peter and Barbara set out on a two-and-one-half year walk through Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Idaho, and to the Oregon coast.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 1981

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Denenberg, Barry.

Summary: In 1932, a twelve-year-old girl who lost her sight in an accident keeps a diary, recorded by her twin sister, in which she describes life at Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2002

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

Martin, George Whitney.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1976

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 MAR

Summary: Reggie Perrin is a bored, frustrated middle manager who might be losing his mind. Set 1 includes the complete Series 1 and 2, each featuring sharp, satirical writing and outstanding supporting casts. Reimagining of the beloved British comedy series, The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin. Includes twelve episodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV REG

Merkin, Daphne

Summary: "Despair is always described as dull," writes Daphne Merkin, "when the truth is that despair has a light all its own, a lunar glow, the color of mottled silver." This Close to Happy--Merkin's rare, vividly personal account of what it feels like to suffer from clinical depression--captures this strange light. Daphne Merkin has been hospitalized three times: first, in grade school, for childhood...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MERKIN, DAPHNE MER

Jerkins, Morgan

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: An acclaimed cultural critic presents the story of her journey to understand her northern and southern roots, the Great Migration, and the displacement of black people across America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 JER

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 Jerkins 2020

Sisman, Adam

Summary: "One day in November 1958, the celebrated historian Hugh Trevor-Roper received a curious letter. It was an appeal for help, written on behalf of a student at Magdalen College, with the unlikely claim that he was being persecuted by the Bishop of Oxford. Curiosity piqued, Trevor-Roper agreed to a meeting. It was to be his first encounter with Robert Parkin Peters: plagiarist, bigamist,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.16 SIS

Downey, Kirstin.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Frances Perkins is no longer a household name, yet she was one of the most influential women of the twentieth century. Frances Perkins was named Secretary of Labor by Franklin Roosevelt in 1933. As the first female cabinet secretary, at the height of the Great Depression, she spearheaded the fight to improve the lives of America's working people while juggling her own family responsibilities....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PERKINS, FRANCES DOW

Picoult, Jodi

Summary: A man's attempt to sell part of his property and the resulting Abenaki Indian tribe's protest that the land is a sacred burial ground spurs an investigation by ghost hunter Ross Wakeman, whose search for the truth leads to an encounter with a beautiful and mysterious woman named Lia and the discovery of a long-hidden murder haunting a small Vermont town.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2003

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

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