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Roberts, Blain.

Contents: Introduction -- Making up white Southern womanhood : the democratization of the Southern lady -- Shop talk : ritual and space in the Southern black beauty parlor -- Homegrown royalty : white beauty contests in the rural South -- Thrones of their own : body and beauty contests among Southern black women -- Bodies politic : beauty and racial crisis in the civil rights era -- Conclusion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Univ of North Carolina Pr 2014

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Bain, Robert.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins 1976

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 929.2 BAI

Summary: In 1972, before the Internet, Deep Throat was a phenomenon: the first scripted pornographic theatrical feature film, featuring a story, some jokes, and Linda Lovelace. Escaping a strict family, she discovered freedom and married Chuck Traynor. As Linda Lovelace she became an international sensation, fully inhabiting her new identity and a enthusiastic spokesperson for sexual freedom. Later she...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF LOV

Summary: This miniseries opens in Berkeley, California in 1938, where pampered, tenured professors, safe on the shores of peaceful America, dabble in radical politics as the world heads inevitably towards war. J. Robert Oppenheimer is such a one. Two events--one personal, one scientific--combine to change Oppy's life forever and catapult him from a moderately successful theoretician to a world famous...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: British Broadcasting Corp. 2008

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

Summary: The fourteen-acre community garden at 41st and Alameda in South Central Los Angeles is the largest of its kind in the United States. Started as a form of healing after the devastating L.A. riots in 1992, the South Central Farmers have since created a miracle in one of the country's most blighted neighborhoods. Growing their own food. Feeding their families. Creating a community. But now,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2009

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GAR
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF GAR

Summary: Agnès Varda eloquently captures Paris in the sixties with this real-time portrait of a singer set adrift in the city as she awaits test results of a biopsy. A chronicle of the minutes of one woman's life, Cléo from 5 to 7 is a spirited mix of vivid vérité and melodrama, featuring a score by Michel Legrand and cameos by Jean-Luc Godard and Anna Karina.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN CLE

Summary: From Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning director Kirby Dick, and Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning producer Amy Ziering comes a startling expose of sexual assault on US campuses, their institutional cover-ups, and the devastating toll they take on students and their families. Weaving together cinema verite footage and first person testimonies, the film follows the lives...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2015

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

Parker, Marjorie Blain.

Summary: Extols the virtues of dads who still read comics and watch cartoons, understand that clothes do not have to match and that pancakes need not be round, and do not mind getting their hair wet--if they have any.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PAR

Summary: Based on the acclaimed movie, this is an episodic series that tells the story of a group of black students navigating the daily slights and slippery politics of life at an Ivy League college that's not nearly as post-racial as it thinks.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Summary: Season six introduces several jarring storylines. As "Billith" comes to terms with his newfound powers after emerging from a pool of blood at the end of season five, Louisiana governor Truman Burrell declares open season on vampires, replete with novel anti-vamp weapons and high-tech internment camp. Sookie and Jason steel themselves for an encounter with the killer of their parents; the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: Walter Herzog's film Fitzcarraldo is the story of one man's attempt to build an opera house in the Amazon jungle. Filmmaker Les Blank captured the production, made perilous by Herzog's determination not to use models or special effects.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BUR

Summary: "In a rundown circus on the outskirts of Mexico City, 13 year-old Alma earns a living as a trapeze artist. When her fellow performers find out that she is pregnant, Alma is expelled from the circus. She lives on the streets until she meets a troupe of traveling puppeteers that preach the word of God. Alma sees a promise in them, a glimpse of hope. This is a story of a young girl's search for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Desert Mountain Media 2002

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ANG

Contents: Say you love me (Harold Burrage & his band) -- Hello baby (Lee "Shot" Williams) -- Goin' home (Mary Johnson) -- Way out, baby (Flora D) -- Please love me (Harold Burrage ; Milt Bland Orchestra) -- Garlen's mambo (Ze-Majestics) -- Romeo Joe pt 1 (Robert & the Rockin' Robins) -- The buzzard (Freddy Robinson Orchestra ; Paul Hankins, organ) -- Lost love (Mary Johnson) -- I'm trying (Lee "Shot"...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Ace 2013

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES FOX

Various Artists

Contents: St. Louis blues (Bessie Smith) -- Match box blues (Blind Lemon Jefferson) -- Ain't no tellin' (Mississippi John Hurt) -- Lord, I just can't keep from cryin' (Blind Willie Johnson) -- Pigmeat is what I crave (Bo Carter) -- Southern can is mine (Blind Willie McTell) -- Low down St. Louis blues (Lonnie Johnson) -- Revenue man blues (Charley Patton) -- Stormy night blues (Leroy Carr) -- I believe...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia 1990

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

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Summary: Jazz legend Chet Baker's tumultuous life is thrillingly re-imagined with wit, verve, and style to burn. In the 1950s, Baker was one of the most famous trumpeters in the world, renowned as both a pioneer of the West Coast jazz scene and an icon of cool.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Roberts, Bethany.

Summary: A little mouse's imagination makes his bedtime an exciting adventure, as he takes a fantasy trip to catch crocodiles, ride bucking broncos, and sail where the wind blows.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 1997

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ROB

Summary: Who are you? After sacrificing himself to save both worlds, Peter mysteriously returns to ours. But he has been forgotten, by Olivia, by Walter, by everyone. It's as if he never existed. At the same time, shapeshifters controlled by an unknown master begin an onslaught of destruction, and now the two former enemy universes must cooperate to defy a common foe. Fringe's thrilling 22-episode...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. 2011

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

Bland, Dwain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DBI Books 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 799.2486 BLA

Summary: The fourth season of this classic groundbreaking series saw the beginning of one-hour episodes. This allowed for more elaborate and detailed stories which plunged viewers even further into the twilight zone.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

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

Contents: Disc 1. Pilot ; The same old story -- Disc 2. The ghost network ; The arrival ; Power hungry -- Disc 3. The cure ; In which we meet Mr. Jones ; The equation -- Disc 4. The dreamscape ; Safe ; Bound -- Disc 5. The no-brainer ; The transformation ; Ability -- Disc 6. Inner child ; Unleashed ; Bad dreams -- Disc 7. Midnight ; The road not taken ; There's more than one of everything.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2009

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Glusac, Elaine

Summary: Presents a top ten selection of hotels, restaurants, sightseeing highlights, landmarks, shopping sites, and entertainment venues in Chicago.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 ILLINOIS CHI

Aguirre-Sacasa, Roberto.

Contents: Issues 23-25 & 27 / penciler, Angel Medina ; inker, Scott Hanna ; colorist, Dan Kemp -- Issue 26 / artist, Clayton Crain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 AGU

Summary: Doctor Who, travels with his intergalactic sidekick, Romana, while they comb the universe for the six segments of the powerful Key to Time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2002

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

Summary: U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn helps a headstrong young girl find the man who murdered her father in Native American territory and fled with the family savings. When Rooster's employer insists on accompanying the old gunfighter, sparks fly. The situation goes from troubled to disastrous when an inexperienced Texas Ranger joins the party.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family True 2007

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN TRU