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Smithsonian Institution (COR)

Summary: Uses text and computer-generated artworks to provide detailed, realistic explorations of a wide range of topics in six broad categories. Includes glossary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J031 DOR

National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.709 Smithsonian

Contents: Disc 1. We shall overcome / The Freedom Singers (2:09) -- This land is your land / Woody Guthrie (2:48) -- De colores (made of colors) / Baldemar Velásquez with Aguila Negra (3:02) -- Union maid / Bobbie McGee (2:13) -- If I had a hammer / Pete Seeger (1:54) -- Reclaim the night / Peggy Seeger (4:33) -- Estoy aquí (I am here) / Quetzal (5:21) -- Deportees (plane wreck at Los Gatos) / Sammy...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FOLK SOC

Summary: Features historic and documentary footage of 20th century pioneering artists. Includes blues, country, gospel, folk, Cajun, sydeco, bluegrass, tejano and Native American music.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures [distributor] 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dover Publications 1975

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 745.5 Authentic

Summary: Follow marine biologist Dr. Carole Baldwin as she explores 3,000 feet beneath the ocean, near the Galapagos islands, to collect rare and unusual species for study.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2002

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Crawshaw, Alwyn

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 751.422 CRA

Contents: Disc 3. The boy next door / Judy Garland -- Something to remember you by / Dinah Shore -- Alone together / Jo Stafford -- Ev'ry time we say goodbye / Benny Goodman Quintet with Peggy Mann -- I only have eyes for you / Frank Sinatra -- A cottage for sale / Billy Eckstine -- You are too beautiful / Dick Haymes -- They say it's wonderful / Perry Como -- I'll get by / Buddy Clark -- Little Girl...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Collection of Recordings 1984

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD VOCAL AME

Contents: Soldier's joy / Gid Tanner and his Skillet Lickers (2:55) -- Jordan is a hard road to travel / Uncle Dave Macon and his Fruit Jar Drinkers (3:06) -- Barbara Allen / Bradley Kincaid (3:20) -- The prisoner's song / Vernon Dalhart (3:03) -- Wildwood flower / Carter Family (3:08) -- Waiting for a train (2:43) ; Blue yodel no. 8 (2:59) / Jimmie Rodgers -- Ragged but right / Riley Puckett (2:54) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Collection of Recordings 1990

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COUNTRY CLA

Summary: Recommends plants that grow well in different sunny or shady locations, as well as those best suited for different styles of gardens and for each season and those noted for color, scent, shape, texture, or special conditions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley Limited 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635.6 ENC

Summary: "From simple to sophisticated, elegant to excessive, what we wear says who we are. "Fashion" is the ultimate visual guide to everything ever worn. From the extravagance of Ancient Egypt, through the legendary fashion houses of Chanel and Dior, to the latest cutting-edge labels, this gorgeous collection of costume and dress shows how fashion reflects people and places, and captures the times in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 391.009 FAS

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: OVS 391.009 FAS

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 391.009 FAS

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Institution 1993

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 930.02 SCA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 930.02 Sca

Panzer, Mary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Institution Press for the National Portrait Gallery 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 770.92 PAN

Summary: Host Tom Cavanagh takes viewers beyond the exhibit halls on an insider's tour of private rooms, high tech vaults, and cutting-edge labs of the Smithsonian, revealing some of the amazing artifacts and rarely-seen treasures that visitors can't see.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Networks 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A compendium of articles and historical analyses discusses such topics as daily life as it was experienced before and after the Declaration of Independence, the contributions of the Sons of Liberty, and the causes of the American Revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.303 JUL

Challoner, Jack

Summary: Presents eighteen step-by-step projects to inspire young makers and inventors, including such builds as a "bugbot," door alarm, bottle boat, and AM radio.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 507.8 CHA

Various Artists

Contents: For the good times / Ray Price (3:47) -- Sin City / Flying Burrito Brothers (4:10) -- After the fire is gone / Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty (2:36) -- I never go around mirrors / Lefty Frizzell (2:32) -- Why me, Lord / Kris Kristofferson (3:27) -- The grand tour / George Jones (3:05) -- Love hurts / Gram Parsons and Emmylou Harris (3:37) -- Bob Wills is still the king / Waylon Jennings (3:26)...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Collection of Recordings 1990

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COUNTRY CLA

Voss, Frederick.

Summary: "An exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., June 18-October 3, 1999"

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, in association with Yale University Press 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 813.52 HEMINGWAY, ERNEST VOS

Contents: Disc 2. Night and day ; Isn't this a lovely day? ; Cheek to cheek ; A fine romance ; They can't take that away from me / Fred Astaire -- I feel a song comin' on / Frances Langford -- Jeepers creepers / Louis Armstrong --You go to my head ; More than you know / Billie Holiday -- Day in, day out / Helen Forrest -- Taking a chance on love / Benny Goodman orchestra with Helen Forrest -- Skylark /...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Collection of Recordings 1984

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD VOCAL AME

Contents: Disc 5. Glad to be unhappy / Barbara Cook -- While we're young / Portia Nelson -- Nobody else but me / Bobby Short -- Supper time / Eileen Farrell -- All the things you are / Gordon MacRae -- Here's that rainy day / Frank Sinatra -- Last night when we were young ; A sleepin' bee ; My funny valentine ; I'll be around ; Sometimes I'm happy / Tony Bennett -- Ac-cent-tchu-ate the positive / Aretha...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Collection of Recordings 1984

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD VOCAL AME

Summary: More than 140 detailed maps tell the story of pivotal episodes in world history, from the first human migrations out of Africa to the space race. Custom regional and global maps present the history of the world in action, charting how events traced patterns on land and ocean--patterns of exploration, discovery, or conquest that created empires, colonies, or theaters of war. Thoughtful...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing ; Smithsonian 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 911 HIS

Summary: This authoritative and absorbing visual reference book documents the complete story of the American West, separating the myths from the reality.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 978 STO

Carr, Carolyn Kinder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Published for the National Portrait Gallery by the Smithsonian Institution Press 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 779.2 CAR

Field, Cynthia R.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Institution Press 1993

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 727.6 FIE